Gili Air Accommodation Guide


Gili Air

About Gili Air (Indonesia)

Gili Air is an island in Indonesia located just a few km from the larger island of Lombok. The un-paved path that wraps around Gili Air can be walked in one to two hours depending how of you stop for drinks, photos or swims in the warm ocean. The pace of life on Gili Air is slow and perfect to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. Many accommodation options include breakfast and in the evening you'll find many restaurants serving fresh seafood. Most accommodation and restaurants can be found along the east coast, but there are some options on the north and west coast as well. There are budget to high end options for you depending on how much you want to spend and how comfortable you want to be.

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Budget Accommodation

Gili Air Santay

Gili Air Santay has a restaurant located directly on the beach and bungalows located 50m away from the beach in a garden setting. There are 12 Indonesian style bungalows each with big balcony, hammock, private bathroom, bamboo furniture, fan and mosquito net. The popular restaurant serves Indonesian, Thai and European dishes.

Standard bungalow Rp220.000-Rp350.000, Standard shell bungalow Rp250.000-Rp400.000, Family bungalow Rp400.000-Rp650.000

Kira Kira Cottage

Kira Kira Cottage has bungalows in a tropical garden setting set back from the beach. Amenities include air conditioning, fan, hot water and flush toilet. The on-site restaurant serves traditional Lombok dishes. Stay and dive packages are available.

Standard Single Rp100.000-Rp200.000, Standard cold shower Rp150.000-Rp250.000, Standard cold shower Rp200.000-Rp300.000, Deluxe room Rp450,000-Rp600,000 (inc. breakfast)

Mid-range Accommodation

Coconut Cottage

Coconut Cottages has cottages set in a garden amongst flowers and trees. Each cottage has one bedroom, en-suite wet bathroom with flush toilet and hand basin and veranda with couch table and hammock. The bedroom has a king sized bed, mosquito net and towels. The associated Frangipani Restaurant serves Indonesian dishes such as gado gado, curry and grilled fish, but European dishes are also available.

Shamballa Cottage Rp450.000-Rp650.000, Jasmine and Papaya Cottage Rp385.000-Rp550.000, Hibiscus cottage Rp300.000-Rp450.000 (all inc. breakfast)

Island View Bungalow

Island View Bungalows is a family run establishment located on the west side of Gili Air. There are six bungalows with varying amenities. There is excellent snorkelling just off the beach. There is a small beach front restaurant.

Standard fan bungalow Rp250.000-Rp400.000, Superior A/C bungalow Rp400.000-Rp600.000, Island view A/C villa Rp750.000-Rp1000.000

Kaluku Bunalows

Kaluku bungalows built in a traditional style and set back but facing the sea. All rooms have air conditioning, hot water, television, safety box and mini bar. These bungalows are associated with the Blue Marlin Dive shop located beside them. There is a restaurant at the adjacent Blue Marlin Dive shop that serves local favourites and international dishes.

A/C room Rp400.000 (inc. breakfast)

Lucy's Garden Hotel

Lucy's Garden Bungalow Hotel is located on the western side of Gili Air. Bungalows have amenities such as air conditioning, Western style bathroom, queen sized bed, patio. Laundry service available. There is an on-site swimming pool.

Standard fan Rp350.000-Rp500.000, Standard A/C Rp500.000-Rp700.000, Family Rp800.000-Rp1.200.000 (all inc. breakfast)

Oceans 5

Oceans 5 dive resort has bungalows with air conditioning and Wi-Fi access in the room. Pool bungalows have hot water and flat screen television in the room. The bungalows are set around a swimming pool on the property. The resort has a 5* dive center offering fun diving and various PADI courses.

Standard bungalow 28euro-35euro, Pool bungalows 49euro-65euro (all inc. breakfast)

Orong Villages

Orang Villages is located on the east side of Gili Air. The standard room has fan, hammock, private terrace and is set in the garden. The superior room has air conditioning, hot and cold water shower, television with DVD player and is set in the garden.

Standard room Rp250.000-Rp450.000, Superior room Rp500.000-Rp750.000 (all inc. breakfast)

Salabose Cottages

Salabose cottages has 10 cottages. All bungalows have toilets and sinks, mosquito net and table with chairs. The newer bungalows have marble tiled outdoor bathrooms and showers. There is a beachside restaurant and sea side cocktail bar. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Massage service is available.



Satu Tiga Resort room facilities include air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, bar fridges, fans, hot water. There is a swimming pool on-site.

Fan apartment Rp450.000-Rp650.000, A/C apartment Rp550.000-Rp750.000, Family fan apartment Rp850.000-Rp1.200.000, Family A/C apartment Rp1.000.000-Rp1.400.000

Sejunk Cottages

Sejunk cottages has a number of bungalows to suit diferent budgets. The standard bungalow has a double bed and single bed with mosquito net, fan, hot and cold water, terrace, hammock and chairs. The Charme 1 bungalow has two queen beds, mosquito net, fan, A/C, fridge, safety box, television, DVD player, hot and cold water, hammock, terrace with chairs. The Charme 2 bungalow has one double bed and one single bed, mosquito net, fan, A/C, fridge, safety box, television, satelite, dvd player, hot more

Standard fan Rp350.000, Charme 1 Rp580.000, Charme 2 Rp520.000, Superior Rp520.000 (all inc. breakfast)

Star bar and bungalows

Star Bar and Bungalows has 6 rooms with different standards. The rooms and bungalows are located near the beach in a tropical garden. Bungalows come with king sized bed, private balcony, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom with western toilet and shower. The family room has two rooms in a large house, each room having its own bathroom and balcony with hammock. The villa has ocean view with air conditioning. Lastly the bamboo house is spacious enough for 4 people and has two double beds. The on-site more

Bungalow Rp200.000-Rp450.000, Family room Rp.150.000-Rp350.000, Villa Rp.250.000-Rp500.000, Bamboo house Rp200.000-Rp550.000 (all inc. breakfast)


Sunrise Gili Air has five different levels of accommodation. Services include beach front restaurant and bar, free Wi-Fi, IDD telephone and laundry service. Room amenities include: mosquito net, safety box, balcony, fridge and en-suite with hot water shower.

Standard $30-$47, Premium $35-$52, Family $50-$75, Superior $50-$85, Deluxe $70-$100, Villa $200-$330 (all inc. breakfast)

Tyrrell Cottages

Tyrrell Cottages is located a mere 45 meters from the beach. It has accommodation with queen sized beds, western toilets, hot fresh water showers, fan, mosquito net and balcony with hammock. There is a restaurant and bar located on-site. Australian red and white wine is available at reasonable prices. Laundry service available.

Deluxe room $35-$45, Superior cottage $35-$48, Deluxe cottage $45-$58 (all inc. breakfast)


The Wanderer has beach front bungalows. Online booking qualifies for 10% discount. The restaurant serves Indonesian and Australian cuisine. The Australian owned resort specializes in Catamaran charters.

From $22-$54

High-class Accommodation

Hotel Gili Air

Hotel Gili Air has 31 chalets mostly located along the seafront. Rooms have air conditioning, satellite television, mini bar, private bathroom wit hot/cold water and small terraces. Also available are safety boxes, laundry service, currency exchange, telephone and internet service. The hotel is foreign managed and applies a European standard to service.

Standard fan $53-$75, Superior A/C $70-$90, Suite A/C $84-$100, Luxury A/C $100-$122

Scallywags Beach Resort

Scallywags Mango Retreat offers stylish rooms in a private garden setting. The rooms have terrace, flat screen television, solar heated water, air conditioning, high quality bedding, hair dryer, mini bar, internet access and safety box. Massage and laundry services are available. The hotel has a restaurant on the beach called Scallywags Organic Beach Club which is quite popular with tourists staying on the island. The restaurant offers free Wi-Fi for guests.

Rp765.000-Rp1.350.000 (inc. continental breakfast)


Scuba Froggy is a French dive center on Gili Air that offers courses from FFESSM/ANMP, PADI and SSI. Scuba Froggy offers various stay and dive packages.

Dive package from 170 Euro

Villa Bulan Badu

Bulan Madu has five villas in a garden setting. Each villa has 85 sq meters of living space, two beds, small kitchen, fresh water, open bathroom, hot and cold water, fridge, tea/coffee supplies and Wi-Fi access. The restaurant serves local and international dishes. The resort has a private beach front area with loungers and umbrellas.

Villa 88 euro-198 euro (inc. American breakfast)

Villa Karang Hotel

Villa Karang Hotel is located 100 meters from Gili Air harbour. Amenities include dive school, Wi-Fi, massage service and baby sitting. The Hotel has a total of 28 rooms with satellite television, bathroom and fan. The restaurant serves local and international food.

Standard garden view Rp.400.000-Rp600.000, Bungalow pool Rp600.000-Rp800.000, Superior garden view Rp800.000-Rp1.000.000, Deluxe ocean view villa Rp1.000.000-Rp1.250.000

NOTE: Pricing is provided as an indication only. Please confirm pricing with the accommodation provider directly.

Photo Inspriation

Dirt road along the east coast of Gili Air where many restaurants are

There are no motorized vehicles on the island, you can hire the cimodo (horse and buggy) to get around the island

There is deep white sand on the beach along the southeastern coast of Gili Air (looking north east)

Beach along the eastern coast of Gili Air (looking north)

Beach along the southern coast of Gili Air, looking west towards the harbor

The beach along the northern coast of Gili Air (looking east)

Beach along the west coast of Gili Air (looking south toward Lombok island)