Stand up paddling Gili Air Lombok – Indonesia

Stand up paddling Gili Air Lombok

Gili Air Lombok – Indonesia

This page will tell you all about Gili Air Lombok.

Short summary

Gili Air is one of the three Gili islands of Lombok Indonesia. Motorized vehicles are forbidden on the island, which make the Island pure and laid back. The island is famous for diving, but stand up paddling Gili Air Lombok is growing in popularity. Because of the clear blue water and the vulcano Rinjani on the background, this place is one of the most idyllic SUP spots. Take the boat from Bali or Lombok and visit the island for a few relaxing days.

Spot characteristics

Quick overview

  • Rating: 7
  • Beginner friendly: Yes
  • Water depth: Waist deep
  • Water surface: Flat, small waves
  • Type of water: Ocean
  • Comments: Watch turtles during your session!

Best time to visit for Stand up paddling

The best months to visit this spot are:

May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Weather information

Best places to go

Places to sleep

There are many places to sleep on the island. Everything is within walking distance on the island. If you like to sleep close to the bars and restaurants, you might want to stay on the southeast side. If you like to see the sunset after a relaxing day, you might want to stay on the northeastside. Hotel Gili Air is perfect for watching the sunset while you are having diner. The westside of the island has some more remote places to stay.

Places to eat

Gili Air has a lot of tourists everyday, so there are many restaurants all around the island. Just take a walk along the beach and the most fresh dishes will catch your eye. Don’t forget to sponsor the local dish and eat the catch of the day!

Places to visit in the area (after Stand up paddling Gili Air Lombok)

Enough things to do when you visit Gili Air Lombok, these are some good options:

  • Take a scuba or snorkel dive in the clear blue waters
  • Do yoga in the morning, they even organize Yoga SUP tours!
  • Rent a beach bike and drive around the beaches of the island
  • Bring your running shoes, the island has the perfect length for running a whole round in one session
  • Go kitesurfing if it is too windy for stand up paddling

Places to shop

DSC00862Get your stand up paddle board at Blue Marine Dive resort. You can also book a Yoga SUP session if you like to combine the two!

How to get in Gili Air Lombok

You can reach Gili Air by boat from Bali or Lombok.

Got to swim with these incredible animals today #honoured #amazing #indonesia #love #turtle #giliair

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Enjoy your time Stand up paddling Gili Air Lombok!


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