Lombok at a Glance

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Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. It forms part of the chain of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with the Lombok Strait separating it from Bali to the west and the Alas Strait between it and Sumbawa to the east. It is roughly circular, with a “tail” (Sekotong Peninsula) to the southwest, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) across and a total area of about 4,514 square kilometres (1,743 square miles). The provincial capital and largest city on the island is Mataram.

Bali Lombok Map

Lombok is somewhat similar in size and density, and shares some cultural heritage with the neighboring island of Bali to the west. However, it is administratively part of West Nusa Tenggara, along with the larger and more sparsely populated island of Sumbawa to the east. Lombok is surrounded by a number of smaller islands locally called Gili.

The island is home to some 3.35 million Indonesians as recorded in the decennial 2014 census.

With all the nature advantages, more and more attractions happen in this amazing island. It offers 3 Millions Passengers with its pristine beaches flanked by infinite coves and dramatic rocky headlands, a perfect landscape for Surfing, world famous Diving, Snorkeling, Fishing, new actives like Yoga, Kite Surfing and other adventures.

South Kuta Lombok, it is where the Mandalika project taken place, it is only 30min faraway from the International Airport, it also close to International School and International Hospital. The land investment prices in Kuta Lombok started to take off 8 years ago and are currently 8-10 times cheaper than Bali. Commercial interest has also picked up dramatically over the last 2 years on the back of government active investment and new media coverage.

As the booms growth of Lombok, new Airlines open, Europe Standard Power Stations, Highways, new Five Star Hotels, new Villas are all under going.

As the booms growth of Lombok, new Airlines open, Europe Standard Power Stations, Highways, new Five Star Hotels, new Villas are all under going.

One of the most famous tourism destinations in Lombok is Kuta, a coastal town in the south of the island of Lombok in Indonesia. The scenery is spectacular, with cliffs and mountains reaching the coast to create jagged and awe- inspiring landscapes and views. The beaches are some of the best in Indonesia, with pristine white sand, and transparent blue-greens in the water.

Beach in Lombok

It is in this area of ​​Kuta that the Government of Indonesia is developing integrated tourism zone, known as the Mandalika Resort Area. It is designated as a Special Economic Zone (KEK) on Mandalika Beach, which stretches from the edge of Kuta (Lombok) the south coast of Lombok, and stretches along the coastline towards surfing spot Grupuk village of Central Lombok Regency. The Mandalika Resort area is approximately a 40 minute drive from Lombok International Airport. It was inaugurated by Indonesian President Joko Widodo on 20 October 2017

Vinci Grand Projects, a subsidiary of France-based Vinci Group, is interested in building the Mandalika Street Circuit, a venue for the world-class MotoGP race. The sports cluster and entertainment project, measuring 120 hectares, will include the construction of seven hotels, convention center, hospital, and other facilities for accommodation of international standard. As part of the conservation maintenance, the lush green hills that provide the stunning backdrop to the Mandalika Resort area will be set aside as a conservation area of over 3000 hectares. This area is home to many native species and will only be available for low impact activities such as cycling or hiking in order to minimize damage to the endemic flora and fauna.

On 23 February 2019, it was announced that the yet-to-be-built circuit will host the returning Indonesian motorcycle Grand Prix in 2021

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lombok

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