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The younger sister to one of our favourite boutique beach hotels, Jeeva Klui, the Jeeva Beloam Beach Camp offers guests a somewhat off-grid castaway experience on a stunning sandy beach on Lombok’s South East coast.
Sitting in a secluded cove which is home to two powdery sand beaches and just eleven beachfront 'Beruga' guestrooms, Jeeva Beloam enjoys an isolated spot on the increasingly popular island of Lombok. The Beach Camp sists within a 55 hectare forest preserve, sheltered by a large sand dune.
Beachfront Beruga Pantai's are crafted from recycled wood, with traditional Alang Alang thatched roofs, and take influence in their design from a Sasak fishing camp. They all face the ocean, with distant views of the island of Sumbawa, and offer plenty of living space within the duplex design. Bedrooms offer king size beds, draped with mosquito nets and cooled with air-conditioning each evening (the off-grid location means peaceful spot, but also limited electricity and so air-con isn't available during the daytime), whilst bathrooms are open air.
Due to the remote location, all meals are included for guests, served at the Tenda Restaurant. Breakfast and lunch is a menu of both Western and Asian dishes, whilst for dinner, there is a daily changing set menu with just two or three few choices. All produce is sourced as locally as possible, including chicken and eggs from local poultry farmers, vegetables from the local market, and fish straight out of the ocean.
For relaxation, guests can take a book from the library and find a quiet place to settle and enjoy the ocean breeze. For the more active guest, biking, kayaking, snorkelling and trekking are all included to explore deserted coves, caves and surrounding hills, whilst additional activities including fishing, scuba diving (for experienced divers only), and surfing can all be arranged locally.
Due to the isolated location of Jeeva Beloam, this isn't the spot for travellers who like their creature comforts - electricity is limited, with air-conditioning available during the night only, there's no TV, mobile phone reception is limited and there are no options for dining out. However, for those that enjoy the sound of silence, appreciate a stunning, deserted beach, and like to explore, you may have found your perfect(ly accessible), island hideaway.
Why we love it
An eco-friendly beach retreat, offering a glimpse into local life in Indonesia, and a completely deserted beach, save for the odd local fisherman or two.
Carrie, Original Traveller