GILI KONDO is one of 33 small islands (gili) in eastern part of Lombok Island. From those many islands, there are only 3 islands serve as the best tourist destination. These ones called “Three Islands” or Tiga Pulau, i.e. Petagan, Bidara and Gili Kondo, located in the subdistrict Sambelia. This name convention was used in order be easier to remember by people.
This small island located in the waters of District Sambelia (50km north of the city Selong) and can be reached via the beach in District Sambelia Transat (about 25 minutes) and the port of Heaven Labuhan Lombok (about 45 minutes). Although the black sand beach Transat but in earthen lamps and some surrounding white sandy beaches.
The climate in these “Three Islands” are drier and hotter than mainland Lombok, but in the evening can be cool and refreshing. The rainy season is starting from the month of November to April. The three islands, of course can be as challenging, beautiful and comfortable area to enjoy the panoramic view with many kind of birds, its white sand beaches that lie, including superb coral reefs. Most foreign tourists who visited the three islands, making it as a transit point before continuing the journey to the East Island, East Nusa Tenggara or Bali.
In the future they will be expected become excellent tourism destination to be developed, as well as other tourist attractions are also fascinating. Gili Condo has a beautiful under water view which is not inferior to Gili Meno, Gili Air and Gili Trawangan.. If you want to snorkel in this area you will find different types of colorful fishes and spectacular coral reefs.
This tiny island can be reached via a wooden motor boat from the Sea Port of Padak Guar at the east coast of Lombok Island, which took about an hour. While the mileage of Mataram, the capital of West Nusa Tenggara province to Port of Kayangan more than 100 kilometers, or about two hours travel by car. The best time for traveling to Gili Kondo is in summer or the middle of the year. The waters are not too deep Gili Kondo, the water is clear, clean, and calm the waves.
When the water receded, we can even walk across to the island of Gili Bidara, which is located just about 500 meters from the East coast of Gili Kondo. When the snorkel in Gili Kondo, we’ll see hordes of docile fish, coral reefs, colorful fish, and dozens of nemo. A unique, here are some black nemo, a type of clownfish or clown fish with darker hues.
After snorkeling, we can settle for island hopping, walking down the white sand that surrounded the island no more than 1 square km. Foot was equipped with while enjoying the afternoon sun, which from a distance seems to get lost behind the arms of Mount Rinjani.
Want to stay overnight here? There are several wooden house or gazebo, that Lombok is called Berugaq, and there are areas for camper. If hungry, we providing meals.
Gili Kondo makes us feel like on a private island. The perfect place for your honeymoon or just a small party with friends.