The Forbes list on Lombok island’s best hotels & resorts

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Lombok may not be as well-known as its neighbor Bali, but it is equally worth a visit—if not more so—for its stunning landscape. Hike along verdant trails, explore incredible scuba diving sites or simply lounge on pristine beaches. On top of all the natural beauty Lombok has to offer, it’s also home to many striking resorts dotting the island’s turquoise coastline.

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Here are six Lombok resorts for a taste of paradise:

The Oberoi

Nestled in Medana Bay, the Oberoi is a sprawling property young and old will love alike. Here, you can snorkel in warm water exploring the underwater world and maybe cross paths with a giant sea turtle. Make sure to catch a traditional performance at the hotel’s amphitheater for dinner, where you’ll hear authentic music paired with an amazing fine dining experience. Or if you’d like a more private experience, book a sunset cruise for two, where you’ll nosh on gourmet canapés and sip champagne.

Living Asia Resort

You’ll enter Living Asia Resort from Senggigi through a scenic road—but it’s the water you’ll seek out. The on-site dive center offers dives for both novices and experienced divers exploring the nearby Gili Islands, Sekotong and to the South of Lombok. The sunsets here are particularly breathtaking and best enjoyed with a cocktail in hand. After that savor dinner at Malaka Restaurant sampling some of Indonesian cuisines best delicacies.

Puri Mas

This hotel was originally the family residence of the royal family of Indonesia and maintains a warm, welcoming ambiance to this day. Each room is decked out with a canopy bed and some rooms come with a plunge pool perfect for spending a lazy afternoon. You can also partake in fun activities here like cooking classes or yoga. Cap off your day at Puri Mas with one of the hotel’s refreshing cocktails.

Selong Selo Resort & Residences

It will only take you 25 minutes from the airport to get to this picturesque hotel located in the hills of South Lombok, where you’ll be basking in stunning views of the ocean. Settle into your own luxury villa which is perfectly matched with your interests, whether that’s a family vacation or romantic getaway. If you’re here with a special someone, definitely book a private dining experience overlooking the bay where fisher boats twinkle in the distance.

 Jeeva Klui

Come to Jeeva Klui for a beautiful mix of tropical foliage, ocean views and soft white sand. This eco-friendly resort supports local communities and culture through responsible tourism. If you want to treat yourself check into their Akasha Villa, which has a large pool and spacious deck perfect for soaking up the Indonesian sun. An unusual treat here you’ll want to try? Lumur Alpokat, an avocado body wrap that moisturizes your dry skin and will have you feeling youthful.

Pool Villa Club Senggigi Beach Lombok

As the name would indicate, the Pool Villa Club Senggigi Beach resort has an epic pool, in fact, it’s so vast it more closely resembles a river that flows through the property. All villas come with traditional alang-alang roofs and a lagoon pool in a garden perfect for outdoor relaxation. Spacious with a friendly staff, this resort is equally great for a family vacation or romantic trip. Craving a pizza? Stop by Basilico Italian Pavilion & Bar to enjoy some tasty pies which you should, of course, pair with some Italian wines.

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