Hotel Ombak Sunset is located on Gili Trawagan, the largest of the Gili islets. The Gili islets are a group of three small islets, located off Lombak’s northwest coast. The hotel has been highly rated by foreign travelers who have commended the hotel’s excellent customer service and attention to detail. The hotel is set in a beautiful tropical setting overlooking a nice beach.
Gili Trawagan is also famous for it diving spots. The islet contains some of the most exquisite dive sites in the world – almost 16 in number. If you stay at Hotel Ombak Sunset, you can make arrangements to visit many of these sites.
Hotel Ombak Sunset offers a wide range of hotel rooms – deluxe terrace, sunset bungalow, island bungalow, Agung ocean view (suite) and two bedroom suites (perfect for families). All the rooms have comfortable double beds or king size beds so your sleep will not be hampered on any account. The rooms are designed in the traditional Javanese or Balinese décor and furnishings. The bathrooms are furnished with shower gels/shampoos and other toiletries. Each bathroom is also equipped with a vanity counter. Some of the rooms have marble or teak floors, which is the epitome of luxury.
All rooms are equipped with air conditioners, LCD TV with satellite facility, 24 hours hot water, mini bar and a number of other amenities. The suites offers an excellent view of the beach. If you are coming on your honeymoon or with your loved one, we recommend that you stay in the suite.
For a minute, picture yourself sipping an island inspired cocktail, your eyes turned towards the sea, watching the sun set in the distance. You can have this experience, at either of the two restaurants at Hotel Ombak Sunset.
Horizon Restaurant and Bar is a semi-fine dining restaurant and it offers a range of eastern, continental and local Indonesian dishes. The breakfast menu of the hotel is quite extensive, with an array of fresh juices, freshly baked bread, yogurt, eggs, pancakes and waffles. Some of these items will be prepared and cooked right in front of you, so you know they are fresh. The Horizon Bar serves alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, like freshly ground coffee, juices, cocktails and a fine selection of imported wines, beers and other spirits.
The Sea Breeze Restaurant and Bar offers al fresco dining. Out of the two restaurants, this is located closest to the beach. If you want to listen to the ocean waves while you are eating, you can head over to this restaurant. Every night, the restaurant also arranges a seafood grill buffet.
Hotel Ombak Sunset has made arrangements for a number of fun activities for its guests. If you like water sports, you will be happy to know that the hotel conducts them. You don’t need to go elsewhere to try water sports. Other outdoor amenities include a large swimming pool, tennis courts, library and even a boutique.
Water sports include snorkeling, banana boat, sea kayaking and canoe ride. There are trained personnel on hand to assist you in these activities, so you don’t have to worry about your safety. The crown jewel of the outdoor activities at the hotel is scuba diving.
Hotel Obmak Sunset has teamed up with Bali Diving Academy to offer incredible diving experiences across 16 Gili Trawagan diving spots, which are teeming with parrot fish, turtles, angelfish, jackfish, eagle rays and more.
If you want to try your hand at cooking some local dishes, the hotel can arrange for you to take part in some cooking classes. These cooking classes are a big hit with tourists.
The swimming pool has an attached bar (Blue Coral Pool Bar), so if you feel thirsty when you are playing or swimming in the pool, you can be rest assured that drinks are on hand.
The hotel is located some distance away from the central harbor on Gili Trawagan. No motorized vehicles are allowed on Gili Trawagan, so you may have to walk to the hotel. Alternatively, you can rent a bicycle from the harbor or take the local transport called cidomo. A cidomo is a small horse drawn cart.
There is a fast boat facility from Bali to Gili Trawagan so you can arrive here directly without any diversions. Please make sure that you ask the fast boat operator for the charges before hand because there have been instances where the drivers have asked for more payment later. The best time to cross over to the island is in the morning.
Hotel Ombak Sunset is a good destination for those who are looking for a remote island experience. The most famous attraction here are the diving spots so don’t forget to go diving. There is also a small Irish pub on the island if you want that.