Generating Memories plus Blowing Pockets in Lombok
Lebaran had been over and the crowds had delivered home in order that it was an excellent time to get from Jakarta stay of chilling out also to celebrate my own better half's birthday.
While my wife and I usually are not so keen on Bali and wanted to you should find an alternative. Both these styles us usually are avid scuba and prefer to waste less on lodging together with nightlife and we could save money on our DIVING habits.
Many of us searched Lombok Day Trip for a location that is inexpensive, relatively easy to get to, clean/comfortable services, nice seashores, good playing ball and of course excellent diving. We have lucky on this search and found an ideal spot for a long weekend break. South Lombok.
South West Sekotong's Gili Asahan to be exact. Often the dive internet sites exceeded each of our expectations but it was the holiday resort where many of us stayed the fact that made often the trip excellent. We travelled Lion Air flow to Mataram and fulfilled up with the driving force for a relaxed hour car ride on the southwest coast of Lombok, and these individuals we took a short 45 second boat ride through the stunning island loaded coast series to Memo Asahan.
Idiota Asahan is a tiny area that has a person small local village and a small functional pearl farmville farm. The only different facility on the island is the Resort. There are just 4 bungalows and is been able by a amazing Belgium lady named Martine, and her husband, George, manages this diving surgical procedures.
The bungalows were completed earlier come early july and still experienced that "new" smell directly to them. They offer big accommodations offering an in-suite garden toilet for great popular showers after having a day involving diving. In the evening, one can open the glass windows on each area of the bedroom and enjoy a calming sleep for the soft princess or queen size bed. There is no air-con but the roof fan as well as the ocean snap usually preserve it cool enough to enjoy a superb night's relaxation.
Rising beginning, one can catch a spectacular dawn over the closeby islands and after that in the evening, require a short hike to the best of a tiny hill and catch a great equally spectacular sunset.
Typically the diving realized our expectations. Prior to going, I put heard many horror testimonies about Lombok diving but I am very happy to say there was no indications of coral reefs bleaching in addition to happily simply no signs of injuries caused by dynamiting or cyanide fishing. The many reefs most of us visited had been healthy plus thriving.
We all did dokuz dives above 4 days and it looked each dive was much better than the previous one particular. We were fortuitous to have a couple of British PADI Dive Instructors as our "dive masters" that knew the sites well. The marine life was fine as we did find a variety of bright colored nudibranchs, turtles on every dive along with the typical selection of coral reef fish. However it was the measurement and great quantity of corals that will get us again.