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There are a host of awesome dive sites in Lombok from Hammerhead point, the Gili Islands and many dives around Kuta Mandalika itself. There are a host of dive operators in town and we recommend for fun dives or PADI training and courses Blue Marlin. They are located near bush radio and the fish market.
If you want to take your diving and aquatic proceeds to another level of focus and discipline then you should try free diving there are a number of operators in the Gili islands and a handful in Kuta that can take you for training such as Blue Marlin mentioned above and Free Dive Gili.
Lombok is world famous for surfing and has a number of world-class waves including desert point and others. Whether you are an accomplished surfer or just looking to learn and have fun there are a number of beaches and breaks close by to the villas and we can arrange serve teachers and guides to help you on your search. Couple of notable waves near Villa Amani are Gerupuk, Tanjung Ann, Seger Reef, Are Guling, Mawi and Eka’s.
Hiking and Trekking
Known for its pristine natural beauty there are a number of amazing trekking, walks and hikes some around Kuta Lombok and others around the island such as the epic Mount Rinjani. Just on your doorstep is Bukit Merese that is an iconic headland walk that follows the coast from Kuta to Tanjung Ann, a fantastic place to watch the sunset. For more intense hikes such as Mount Rinjani you will require a guide that the Villa can arrange but for ones closer to home just boot up and hit the trail!
The undulating hills and sharp Headland cliffs combined with the warm ocean breeze make South Lombok ideal for paragliding. There are a number of instructors and operators in Kuta Lombok who can execute tandem flights and even training sessions solo. It’s a great way to view the landscape from above and there are many locations where paragliders alight from.