Basically, Gili Trawangan is the largest and most popular, has the largest number of remote accommodations especially mid-range villas luxury top end and five-star resorts on the Gili Islands Weather, and therefore has the most facilities. They include six established dive center and a variety of international restaurants. Trawangan Island best suited for families, as it has most of the facilities, and also has a very reasonable Party scene is not as hyped as it sounds, but lots of fun, only Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays get noisy and is expected to finish in fourth.
Gili Meno is the smallest island in the 2 other islands and still truly grass-roots, mostly visited by honeymooners and those who really want to get away from it all. This has limited accommodation, limited resources, are generally more expensive for what you get from other islands, and in most places, including restaurant near around 8-9 pm. has some of the best beaches, though, so be sure to book well in advance …
That leaves Gili Air, the purpose of the original 80 ‘s backpacker, slowly catching up with the older brother Trawangan with more places to stay appeared, the first large international restaurant near the beach, 3 diving centers, and the atmosphere is very relaxing. Year 10 as Trawangan.
Gili Islands Weather When is the best time to go to the Shop?
Season guide Gili Islands Weather as the rough guide starting the rainy season from November to April, but like anywhere in the world, it has been raining this year until the end of July, and now nearly half of August, and usually the best weather to November. The best months to visit the Gili for weather and beat the crowds which January, February, October, and November. Gili Islands hotels general Guide to seasonal price:
Mid season is may, June and October,
Low season is February, March, April and November,
High season is January, July, August, September and December.
However – vacations Nyepi, a day of Christmas, the (Good Friday) Easter and Christmas day, Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, and of course, new year, always have an extra cost of peak season.
Please note; in peak periods these islands are booked full, so be sure to book well in advance to avoid disappointment & ensure selection of hotels.
For your information, there are special Bali holidays usually in mid-March called Nyepi. So if you expect to come from Bali that day, unfortunately, you won’t be able to. Basically, the Holy rule is you are not allowed to go out in the streets, and the lights are not allowed either for 24 hours. Even the airport will be shut down.
What activities can I do on the islands?
Apart from the tourist attractions like trekking Mount Rinjani in Lombok mainland, the temples and waterfalls, and the usual beach activities like sunbathing and snorkeling and Scuba Diving, you can go fishing, horse riding, wakeboarding, water skiing, and there is a surf break to the south of the island for the experienced surfer. If any of you are golfers there is 18 hole a fantastic course 10 minutes away by speed boat. Not a cheap day out, but when compared to everything else in Indonesia, for a world class course, it is a great value by western standards: green fee, clubs, buggy, transport, caddy, lunch, and drinks will cost you about $100.