The Best Resorts in Gili Gede Under IDR650K


Gili Gede is a small island located just to the north of Sekotong peninsula in the Southwestern part of Lombok. Sekotong is a rising star in term of tourism in Lombok as it is getting more and more popular. There are many small beautiful islands in the area, Gili Gede is one of them.

Gili Gede. via Instagram/baliyachtweek

Gili Gede, as the biggest island in the Sekotong archipelago, is the most developed one. Gili Gede has several resorts that you can use as a base to explore the neighboring islands.

Tanjungan Bukit

Tanjungan bUkit. via Instagram/tanjungan.bukit

This two-star resort provides a good value for your money. With 24-hours front desk, they will try to help you with your every need all the time. The room has terraces, featuring free Wi-Fi and outdoor swimming pool. The address of Tanjungan Bukit is at Gili Gede Indah, Gili Gede. Rates at this resort start from IDR600,000.

Yut’s Inn Flower Paradise

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This resort features a private beach area, not too bad for a non-luxurious accommodation. You can also find a garden, terraces with great sea view, and a restaurant. Each room in this resort comes with a seating area, with a private bathroom and free toiletries. Yut’s Inn Flower Paradise is located at Gili Gede, Central Sekotong. Rates at this resort start from IDR650,000 per night.

Via Vacare

Via Vacare. via Instagram/viavacare

This property is actually a quite complete, meaning that it caters backpackers too. The seafront bungalow comes with a balcony with tremendous view, sitting area, private shower and toilet, wardrobe or closet, and private entrance. Rate for the double bed seafront bungalow is IDR600,000 per night. The dormitory rates are much cheaper. Via Vacare is located at Jalan Pantai Gili Gede, Gili Gede.

Hula Hoop Bungalow

Hula Hoop resort. via Instagram/hulahoopbungalows

This is a two-star resort located at Gili Gede Indah Village, West Lombok. This is a beachfront resort with a mountain view too. There is a garden area with many chairs to enjoy the scenery. You can have a continental breakfast here. Hula Hoop Bungalow is located at Desa Gili Gede Indah, Gili Gede, West Lombok. Rates for superior double room start at IDR650,000.

Ultimate Gili Gede

Ultimate Gili Gede. via Instagram/ultimategiligede

This resort offers a rather unique place in Gili Gede as it has a fitness center, a feature that is not present in almost all other resorts in this island. There is also free Wi-Fi, airport shuttle service, and daily continental breakfast. The resort can also arrange a bicycle rental service. Ultimate Gili Gede is located at Gili Gede, Pelangan, Sekotong Tengah, Lombok Barat. Rates at this resort start at IDR550,000 per night.

Gili Gede Bungalow

The bungalows. via Instagram/hopingtrip_island

This one-star resort is located in a quite large garden. The resort features a 24-hour front desk, a restaurant, and terraces with sea view. Each room is also equipped with private bathroom with bathtub, desk, and balcony. Gili Gede Bungalow is located at Dusun Pegametan, Gili Gede Indah, Gili Gede. Rates at this resort start at IDR600,000 for a budget double room.

Papalagi Resort

The sea is right in front of your door. via Instagram/papalagi_resort

This two-star accommodation features a private beach area with a great view of Mount Agung in Bali. You can also expect terraces and garden, ideal places to enjoy the scenery here. The restaurant at this resort serves seafood cuisine while continental breakfast is available every morning. Papalagi Resort is located at Pelangan, Gili Gede. Rates for a standard double room start from IDR500,000.

Hula Hopp resort. via Instagram/vidatombola

Gili Gede is a great place to enjoy an island life that is free from hectic tourist activities like you commonly find at Gili Trawangan. This is the place to relax in peace, not to have a blasting party. The choice of accommodation is also very diverse, many of them offer great bang for your buck.

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