Exciting Trip Ideas to Explore While Attending MotoGP 2022 in Mandalika

The MotoGP 2022 event is just around the corner. We all know you are so excited to see your favorite racer bolting in the circuit track, so it would be best for you to also learn how to make the best out of your trip to Mandalika in Lombok Island. Therefore, we have some Mandalika trip ideas for you. Here are several fun things to do in Mandalika based on what kind of attraction you are looking for.


1.  Serenity

      a. Stay in A Villa (Novotel Lombok Resort & Villa)

Novotel Lombok Resort in Mandalika

Image by Novotel Lombok Resort

If you’re looking for peace, quietness, and mindfulness, then staying in the resort around the coastline would be a good idea. There are a lot of choices with many different distinctiveness, but we strongly suggest you to explore Novotel Lombok Resort and Villa, which is considered as one of the best villas to stay in Mandalika. Boasting the Sasak-inspired traditional design, Novotel Lombok Resort and Villa has 102 beautiful rooms and suites with private pools amongst the tropical and lush gardens. Without saying much, your serene holiday is absolutely guaranteed here. 


      b. Enjoy Sunset by the Beach (Tanjung Aan, Mandalika, and Seger Beach)

Seger Beach in Mandalika

It is a common fact that the Mandalika area has so many options of beaches, especially to enjoy the beauty of sunset. Why don’t you try to visit them one by one? Out of so many beaches, we recommend you to consider Tanjung Aan Beach, Mandalika Beach, and Seger Beach: three must-visit beaches in Mandalika. Those three are equally beautiful and each has its own uniqueness, so make sure to experience the sunset vibes in all of them.


2.  Spirituality

      a. Join in the wellness activities

yoga in front of a waterfall

Have we mentioned that the resorts and villas in the Mandalika area also serve wellness packages? Yes, that’s right! Aside from the calmness of the atmosphere, you can also enjoy a range of totally relaxing activities, including daily yoga classes, fitness center, spa, on-site dive center, and much more. Participate in those activities and make time to rejuvenate yourself. 


      b. Sign up for a mindful fitcation

walking on Mandalika area

The Mandalika area is a great place for those who love to exercise. Run along the beach lines, bike around the villages, or swim and surf against the tides. Be fit and joyful while enjoying the ambience of the area around you.


3.  Sustainability

      a.  Eat local delicacies (Ayam Taliwang, Sate Rembiga, Plecing Kangkung)

Ayam Taliwang and Plecing Kangkung

Your trip to Mandalika would not be complete without tasting the local cuisine. Look for Sate Rembiga (spicy chicken skewers with authentic taste), Ayam Taliwang (spicy roasted chicken), and Plecing Kangkung (spicy water spinach salad). Indulge your palate with the traditional taste of Lombok and let them give you a transcendental dining experience.


      b.  Marvel at local culture (Ende Village)

two men in Ende Village, Lombo

There are many cultural things to admire around the Mandalika area, especially if you go a little bit to the north to Ende Village. Mingle with the locals, the Sasak people, and explore the philosophies from the long-kept tradition maintained and preserved within the village. You can learn to weave with them or even buy their products as a souvenir to bring home.


You can never run out of things to discover when you’re visiting Mandalika. Therefore, make your trip a pleasing experience by not only watching MotoGP 2022, but also experiencing everything Mandalika can offer. As always, we need to remind you to always be considerate, learn about international travel regulations to Indonesia before planning your trip, and comply with health protocols applied along your journey including wearing a mask in public places, washing hands frequently, and implementing social distancing. Be sure to follow us at our social media channels in Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube for further updates regarding Indonesia’s tourism and creative economy related news.


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