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Going to Mandalika for A Holiday? Try These 8 Trip Ideas

 

In the mood for some ultimate beach-hopping, amazing sightseeing, and unique lodgings? Check out these fun ideas to try in and around Mandalika, an exciting destination set to emerge as the new Bali.

Take a convenient flight to Lombok International Airport and then a 30-minute drive will transport you to Mandalika that is located at the south coast of Lombok and is also easily accessible via sea. Attracting travelers of all kinds, these 8 great ideas have got to be on your list of things to do in Mandalika:

1. Enjoy The View from The Hill Top and Surf The Seger Beach

Breathe in the scenic beauty of the secluded Seger Beach from the hilltop, take selfies on the bamboo bridge, enjoy a fresh coconut, snorkel or go surfing.

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Join the Bau Nyale Festival to discover exciting surfing competitions that are held every year at the beach.

2. Fun in The Sun at The Pristine Tanjung Aan

Find your own quiet spot at Tanjung Aan, one of the best beaches in Mandalika, Lombok. Relax on the pristine white sand under a shady palm tree or lounge under a bamboo parasol as you soak in amazing views of the clear blue water.

Capture a moment on the Insta-famous beach swing, swim, snorkel, surf or try some stand-up paddle boarding.

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3. Savor The Sunset at Merese Hills

Climb the Merese Hills and let the dramatic sunset view steal your heart. Watch the stunning the coastline immersed in the gold, orange, and red hues of the sky as the sun sinks into the ocean.

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4. Explore The Cozy Cafes on Kuta Street

From a sumptuous array of international cuisines to tempting traditional local meals, there’s something for everyone when it comes to the options of eateries on Kuta Street.

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Hang out at the cozy cafés, experience the lively vibes, and have a fun food adventure. Bon appétit!

5. Stay in Unique Hotels

It’s not difficult to find a unique accommodation option in Mandalika that suits your travel style. From homestays to world-class resorts, from budget hotels to splurge-worthy villas, Mandalika offers a vast array of lodging choices.

6. Indulge in Some Yoga and Relax at The Local Spas

Awaken your senses; practice yoga in Mandalika’s serene environment. Pamper yourself with traditional treatments or get a relaxing massage at the local spas in Mandalika, Lombok.

7. Hunt for Signature Local Souvenirs

Bring home a piece of Mandalika with you. Buy the traditional souvenirs that include jewelry, handicrafts, and Tenun, a hand-woven fabric that’s a signature souvenir of Lombok.

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8. Hang Out at The Kuta Mandalika Beach

The Kuta Mandalika Beach is situated in the central tourist area of Mandalika, where the future MotoGP circuits are being constructed.

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Hang out at the busy beach for a lovely afternoon, enjoy a host of water activities, have fun at the playground with your family, rejoice in the glorious sunset hours, or chill in the nearby cafes. Stop by at Bazaar Mandalika where all kinds of local products are available.

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The scenic Narmada Park, the historical Nusa Tenggara Barat Museum, and the tranquil Ratu Bolong Temple are other spots to explore beyond the Mandalika area.

Remember it’s not just the cafes and the spas, the waves and the views; in fact, Mandalika is bursting with things to do. So get out there and explore! (HR)