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Gili Nanggu, One of the Best Islands in Lombok

Recently, Gili Nanggu was advertised on the that it will be sold to those interested. The offer started from Rp9.99 billion (US10 million). The news was surely shocking to most people of Indonesia. How can an island is sold while it is under the management of the government of Indonesia. Luckily, the news doesn’t turn out to be true. 
Until today, the island is still under the government of Indonesia. The total area of the island is about 12.5 hectares. You can fins 10 cottages, 7 bungalows, 1 mini bar, 1 restaurant and a place to preserve turtles. The development of the island uses the concept of forest/virgin island. No wonder the island looks natural. It is quiet and peaceful.
          Gili Nanggu is situated in Sekotong District, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Indonesia. It is about 30 minutes from Lembar harbor, i.e. the harbor between Bali and Lombok. It is about one half an hour from Lombok Internation Airport, Praya Airport. To reach the island, you can go by boat. You need to pay for about Rp250,000 (US$26.00) for 6 people. It will take about 20 minutes from Tawun Sekotong port. Just like any other Gili Islands, Nanggu has a panoramic view. The beach, the nature and the surrounding area are all amazing. You can plan to travel around Lombok and include this island. You will get wonderful experience when visiting the island.

          Gili Nanggu offers various things to do for visitors. You can do water activities in the beach, like snorkeling or diving. You can also rest and relax in the beach. Sunbathing is good for you while enjoying the beautiful panorama. Enjoying the panorama will refresh your mind. Apart from these activities, you can bike around the island or hike with your friends. These activities are exciting since you can enjoy the entire beautiful island. You can also interact with local people. Ask them where you can find a place to shop souvenirs or do anything you want. You will find that most people of this island are friendly and kind. They will give you the best answer when ask them about anything.

          You can stay in Gili Nanggu Cottages when you spend the night in the island. This is the best cottage you can find in the island. The cottage has incredible view of the beach. You will feel comfortable while sleeping in this cottage. The cottage has complete facilities such as air conditioner and comfortable beds. However, for backpackers, you can stay in a cheaper lodge around the island. Otherwise, you can stay in one of the local people’s house. You can negotiate the rate with them. Spending the night in the local people’s will be fun.
          Include this island when you visit Lombok. You will never regret of spending your time here. You can ask your family and friends to visit the island. Prepare your visit carefully and have a good time in Gili Nanggu with your family and best friends.
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