Nestled between Bali to the west and Sumbawa to the east sits Lombok. An island home to words like heaven, sanctuary and paradise.
"Tropical climate with warm and humid weather all year round. Temperature range from 21 Celsius to 32 Celsius. Wet season starts from November to May and dry season start from May-October.
The best time to come is in the month of May when the weather is just perfect with bright daylight and green scenery. "
Population is about 2,5 million. The local inhabitants of Lombok are called Sasaks who make up 70% of the population are the predominant group with Balinese, Chinese, Arabian, and Javanese and other ethnics groups making up the rest. Bahasa Indonesia is the National Language, but English is widely spoken.
"As with other areas of Indonesia, the best surf season in this area occurs between the months of April and October but there are plenty of breaks to tempt you all year round. These breaks work well when the winds and swell change direction.
The best known surf break in Lombok is Desert Point, but there are plenty of other options for all standard of surfers with nine major surfing destinations located all around the Lombok coast. Depending on wind and swell directions."
You can surf in boardshorts, water temperature is 27 degrees centigrade on average. A top long sleeve remains highly recommended for sun protection. It’s best to also bring booties, the reefs are alive.