Many things have started to improve the tourism sector of Lombok. Villas, hotels, shops are on the rise, tourism businesses are well-known and new ports opened. In Senggigi, development pockets can be found in several areas, not long ago. Ease of transportation and just book a hotel or villa, car or boat in Senggigi is needed.
Senggigi has beautiful beaches and becomes a major tourist destination on the island of Lombok as well as for its beautiful beaches facing the beach where tourists are very welcome to enjoy the best sunset on the sea shore or from the hills that offer the best sea views. decorated with various fishing boats called 'boats'. You can also enjoy a great sunset from a small restaurant (restaurant) just outside the port of Senggigi.
Senggigi is the busiest tourist area as the main tourist destination of Lombok. It is about 15-20 minutes north of Mataram. You can take an airport taxi upon arrival at Lombok International Airport in Praya which opens on October 1, 2011. It is 40 km to the south of Mataram and 55km southeast of the well-established Senggigi tourist destination in West Lombok.
Most of the activities around Senggigi revolve around diving, snorkeling, and hiking. Senggigi is a popular launching ground for other activities in Lombok. You can take a shorter journey by speedboat to Senggigi harbor as a transit point that has been built by the government. Port of Senggigi operate usually starting at 09.00 WIB until afternoon, every day. The harbor is located on the right side of the Senggigi beach area and usually as a transit point to the island of Bali or Gili. You can walk all the way to the harbor from the hotel in Senggigi area.
For those of you who like climbing, lombok island has a mountain of rinjani. if you want to climb mount Rinjani, from this port you can continue the journey to the start point of climbing in Senaru Village about 1 hour 40 minutes (from Bangsal / Teluk Nara), or you can stay at Senggigi then start climbing on the next day from start point village of Sembalun or Senaru village. More information about Rinjani mountain climbing can be found at VisitRinjani.com