If you are looking for light sandy beaches without the crowds,
Lombok is the perfect choice, and the island is blessed with a
growing collection of class boutique hotels. Relax on its
picturesque shores, snorkel and dive vibrant reefs, surf the breaks
just off shore, and enjoy the freshest seafood, straight off the
Heading inland, Sasak villages, many of which expertly create
pottery and textiles, sit within lush forests, tobacco and rice
fields. There are beautiful temples to explore, alongside cascading
waterfalls, and the fertile slopes of Gunung Rinjani. Climbing to
the crater rim of this active volcano is possible too, where the
reward is a breath-taking view of the turquoise crater lake, 'baby'
volcano, and even straight across to Bali on a clear day.