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With postcard-perfect white sandy beach, gorgeous blue waters and tropical foliage – Tugu Lombok ticks all the boxes for a luxury Indonesian getaway.
Located on the pristine beach of Sire, on the northwest coast of Lombok, Tugu Lombok is a chic and intimate retreat with a colonial meets contemporary style. Luxurious guestrooms are all spacious, and have a distinctly Indonesian décor, with rich, patterned textiles, antiques and artworks.
The Ampenan and Kampong Bungalows are intimate escapes, perfect for two, whilst for a little more space, the Aloon Aloon and Svarga Villas feature private gardens, huge carved wooden beds and deep bathtubs. The beautiful Bhagavat Gita suites directly face the sea, and feature large antique doors, a private lotus pond and plunge pool, and bathtubs carved from boulders.
For the ultimate beach escape, the three Suites - Puri Dadap Merah, Sang Hyang Jagatnata and Sang Hyang Nirvana - are simply huge, steps from the beach, and include private plunge pools, some with jacuzzi's too. The colours, details, antiques and art also make these some of the most Instagram-worthy guestrooms around.
Whether you are a diehard foodie or someone who simply appreciates a nice meal, Tugu Lombok's gourmet experience is one of a kind. Local dishes are served anywhere from an open-air thatched pavilion to a richly-ornamented temple. If a romantic candle lit supper on the beach is more your bag, or a sunrise picnic on Tugu Lombok's traditional wooden dragon boat, the experience really can be tailor-made.
Embrace the easy going beach side living here with days spent lounging by the swimming pool or on the beach. Later allow therapists to coax and knead your body in to submission, or sample a cookery class, followed by a sundowner with beautifully romantic sunsets.
Although Tugu Lombok is wonderfully isolated, neighbouring fishing villages with traditional homes and practices can be visited easily by bike or on foot and the paradise-like Gili Islands with superb diving and snorkelling are only a short boat ride away on the Tugu's private boat.
Why we love it
Daily tea time is a real highlight as they serve a delicious range of traditional cakes and Lombok tea and coffee.
Beki, Original Traveller