Most Beautiful Beach
The name of the beautiful beach island that was nominated is Gili Meno. Vogue South Korea wrote the article, “The Most 7 Beautiful Beaches In ASIA” in 2017. The most beautiful beaches are on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Indonesian people should be proud. From this sequence, there are popular beaches in several countries.
Vogue Magazine is a fashion magazine, Vogue means fashion (Wikipedia). The inventor was a businessman from the United States, Arthur Turnute. The publisher from the United States, Conde Nast, then bought the magazine. Conde Nast publishes Vogue monthly in 23 countries. British and Spanish Vogue were published in 1916 and 1920. And South Korean Vogue was published from 1996 until now.
Readers need to know that West Nusa Tenggara Province has 2 large islands, namely Lombok Island and Sumbawa Island. And the island of Lombok has dozens of Gilis. Gili is the language of the Sasak tribe, meaning small islands
Illustration of Gili Meno beach : instagram.com/soworldxplor
The island in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Province has 30 small islands or dykes. There is a Gili Islands which consists of 3 large and popular Gilis, namely Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan, and Gili Air. This means that Gili Meno is one of the three small islands.
Illustration of Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan and Gili Air : instagram.com/soworldxplor
Gili Meno is the smallest and quietest island. This is what makes the beauty of Gili Meno so extraordinary. Gili Meno is an island where the majority of the area has beaches. Because this island is in the middle of a beautiful ocean. The entire area of Gili Meno can be explored in just one hour.
Illustration of Gili Meno beach : instagram.com/soworldxplor
How to get to Gili Meno? And what can you find on Gili Meno Beach? Let’s see
1. Board the Ship at the Harbor
To visit Gili Meno beach you can use water transportation, namely a boat. Book tickets at Bangsal Harbor. Bangsal harbor if you move from Senggigi beach only takes 1 hour. We would like to recommend the right time to visit Gili Meno Beach, it is better for you to visit from July to November. The season is quite sunny and hot.
What if you want a private boat? You can rent a fast boat. Of course, the cost of renting this boat is slightly more expensive than a public boat
2. Rent a Bike
On the Gili Islands, including Gili Meno, it is prohibited to use cars and motorbikes to explore the islands. You can walk to explore Gili Meno. By walking for up to 1.5 hours you can circle Gili Meno until you are satisfied. If you are tired of walking, you can rent cheap land transportation. By renting a bicycle. There are many bicycle rental services available there.
Bicycle rental services on Gili Meno provide 24-hour services. And the rental costs are quite cheap! with 50,000 rupiah you can use this bicycle. The advantage of using your bicycle is that you travel faster and save energy, of course. Is it difficult to find a bicycle rental place? Not hard. You can find them along the island’s roads.
Of course, there are still rules for renting a bicycle. The bicycle manager will record your identity, residence address, and hotel. And will ask for a number of documents for collateral. The management will record the borrowing time. This is related to the rates for the bicycle rental service.
Of course, there are a number of consequences if the bicycle you have rented is lost or damaged.
3. Snorkeling and diving activities
Snorkeling activities are diving activities only on the surface. To be able to carry out snorkeling activities, you must have glasses and a diving mask. The shape of this diving mask is tube-shaped like the letter J. It is supported by shoes that are in the shape of a flipper. Its function is to push or provide power when diving.
You can see the underwater view of Gili Meno clearly. You don’t need to lift your face. Because it is assisted by a breathing apparatus. When you are unable to swim and float, you can use a life vest.
The benefits of snorkeling apart from enjoying the underwater views. It turns out that snorkeling is useful for maintaining health, especially lung and heart health. This activity can be a healthy exercise activity. Diving turns out to be able to reduce anxiety levels and even stress. We highly recommend doing this healthy exercise regularly.
Anyone can do snorkeling activities. even someone who can’t swim can do it. The most important thing is the breathing technique.
The underwater beauty of Gili Meno is very famous and it would be a shame to miss it. there are lots of beautiful coral reefs and marine life. In order to dive deeper, you must use an oxygen cylinder. The name of this activity is diving. Of course, you will be guided by experienced people to avoid unwanted things.
The view of the statues made by German artists is no less beautiful. You can find it underwater on Gili Meno. These statues are also intended for marine fish, as a breeding place. It also means that we always protect the sea.
Illustration of underwater views : instagram.com/earthofficial
4. Bird Park
Illustration of bird park: lomboknews.com
On Gili Meno beach there is also a bird park. The number of birds is counted as more than 100 species. There are quite a lot of bird parks on the island of Lombok. The name of the bird park on Gili Meno is Bird Park Homestay. Opposite Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan and Gili Air there is also a beautiful bird park. For those of you who have children, this place is perfect for recreation with the family. Your child will learn many valuable lessons. They can get to know many species of birds.
That’s our review of the beauty of the beach that was nominated for Vogue South Korea Magazine. Apart from Gili Meno, you also have to visit Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. You must visit here to witness extraordinary natural beauty. Besides that, Lombok Island is not only famous for its beaches. Here there is the highest mountain in Indonesia, Mount Rinjani, and a unique traditional house, the Bale Traditional House.
To get to Gili Trawangan from Gili Meno only takes 10 – 15 minutes by boat. If you want to travel to Gili Air from Gili Meno it takes 10 minutes. Actually, it’s close together. You can visit all of them at once.
You can visit alone or use the services of a professional escort. If you want to go on a tour using professional and best services, you can follow this agenda.