Considered to be the first international hotel on the exquisite Gilli Trawangan island, the Hotel Vila Ombak is a place that exceeds all expectations. The popular hotel combines the beauty of its natural surroundings with comfort and luxury to provide the best accommodation options possible. The hotel also offers a ton of activities and multiple dining options, ensuring that guests never have to complain.
The rooms at the hotel are tastefully done and offer a level of privacy and comfort, that can be found nowhere else. Adopting traditional architecture, the hotel manages to blend in smoothly with the surrounding landscape, resulting in an ambiance that is truly unique.
The hotel offers 7 types of accommodation options that include rooms, suites, villas, cottages and bungalows. Those who prefer rooms can choose between the Superior Lumbung Terrace, Traditional Lumbung Hut, and the Deluxe Ombak Room. Each type of room comes with its own set of unique features that sets it apart from the rest. However, all rooms have standard amenities such as satellite TV, Flat-screen TV display, IDD telephone, mini bar, mineral water, 24 hour room service etc.
Other accommodation options include the Deluxe Family Bungalow that is perfect for families, especially large ones. The bungalow comes with a semi-open air bathroom and a tropical garden. The hotel also offers cottage accommodation known as the Lumbung Beach Cottage. The cottage comes with a private balcony, where guests can sunbathe or just relax.
There is also the spacious Lumbung Suite Room on offer for those who seek a touch of luxury and privacy. As for the ultimate staying experience, nothing can outdo the Akoya Pool Villa. The villa offers exclusivity and provides a level of luxury and comfort that can only be rivaled by a million dollar home.
Dining and drinking options are never a problem at the Hotel Villa Lombok, as there are multiple options to choose from. The Sidewalk Cafe, for instance, is a perfect place to sit, relax and feast on mouth-watering wood-fire pizza, while listening to chill tunes from the in-house band, Yellow Jacket. For a more diverse menu, the Seahorse Restaurant is the ideal option, especially considering its open air ambiance. The breakfast at the Seahorse Restaurant is a favorite among the hotel’s guests.
The Waroeng Bule cafe, on the other hand, caters to technophiles, who also love their Indonesian and Mediterranean meals. Guests can surf the web on a rented laptop with free Wi-Fi, while dining on their favorite dishes.
For drinks, guests can choose to enjoy a poolside setting at the Island Pool Bar or settle for a live band at the Blue Beach Bar. Both bars offer a variety of cocktails, along with high quality liquor and beer.
There is plenty to do for those staying at the Hotel Vila Ombak. The hotel offers a series of tours in and around the island of Gili Trawangan. The tours are designed to help guests explore the local attractions and also the region’s culture. Guests can take a tour of the volcanic Mount Rinjani or take a 45 minute horse cart ride across the island of Gili Trawangan, exploring every nook and corner.
The hotel also offers PADI 5 star accredited diving program for those interested in underwater adventures. For those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation, the Roemah Spa is an answer to prayers. Guests can lay back and unwind at the spa, while indulging in luxurious beauty treatments and massage therapies.
The hotel also offers a variety of water-sports and a 3 level swimming pool to keep guests entertained and occupied.
The hotel is located on Gili Trawangan Island, which makes it accessible only by sea or air. There are regular fast boat services that transport guest to and from the hotel. Guest can board these boats either from Benoa Harbor or from the Padang Bai Harbor. The former takes a total of 2.5 hours, while the latter takes only an hour.
Guests interested in a slower mode of travel can take a phinisi boat from the Padang Bai Harbor. This particular type of boat takes 4 hours to get to the hotel. For air travel, guests can take a flight from Jakarta or Bali and land at the Lombok International Airport. This is the fastest mode of travel as guests can reach the hotel in a matter of 25 minutes. The hotel can also arrange pickups from the airport.
The route to the hotel from the airport is an interesting one, as guests can expect to come across wild monkeys, while passing through the Pusuk rainforest.