Life is a journey, enjoy the ride

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With beautiful beaches, rice fields, epic volcanoes, remote villages, mountains and spectacular surf spots, Lombok will leave you with lifelong memories that you will be eager to share with family and friends.

The road infrastructure in Lombok is fantastic. Therefore, one of the best ways to explore the island is to ride a scooter, which is a popular means of transportation in Lombok. The roads aren’t usually too busy in Lombok, so you shouldn’t have too much trouble getting around, even if you don’t have much experience riding a scooter. Read on to find out everything you need to know about riding a scooter in Lombok.


If you want to explore the intriguing island of Lombok to the fullest, it’s best to rent a scooter so you have full freedom and flexibility in your travels and where you want to go.

Riding a scooter in Lombok gives you total control over when and where you want to travel, so you can navigate country roads, quaint villages and hidden coves with complete freedom.

As you ride your scooter around Lombok, you will notice the unique culture of the island. The Sasak people are the predominant ethnic group on the island and have a distinct language and customs. You can visit local villages and markets to learn more about Sasak culture and try their traditional dishes.


#1 Give the scooter a little spin before you leave so you know everything is working and to your liking
#2 As part of our commitment to excellent service – and as excellence is no accident – we will arrange the following for you prior to your scooter journey;
> A raincoat/poncho to keep under the saddle and to use in case of sudden and unexpected rain.
> A router with WIFI connection to be able to stay in touch with us in case of problems during the trip
> A scooter phone holder to use google maps on your personal device during the journey
> A first aid kit – #BetterSafeThanSorry – to reduce the risk of minor injuries from getting worse
> A 100% full petrol tank.
#3 Fill your water glass with The Lombok Lodge fresh detox water from the day before you leave the property to keep you hydrated during your trip
#4 Remember that when riding a scooter in Lombok, stay on the left side of the road.
#5 Be aware that you will often hear people whistling around sharp corners, this is a safety measure to warn other cars that there is an oncoming vehicle.
#6 Cover up or wear sunscreen when riding a scooter in Lombok. You’ll be surprised how much you can burn yourself.
#7 Watch out for cows, goats, chickens and dogs on the road
#8 You really won’t have to worry about figuring out how to fill up on gas, as you can safely stop by the side of the road all over the island and someone will do it for you! Many gas stations where you can fill up. But the most common place to refuel is with roadside vendors selling petrol in old vodka bottles. They are everywhere! The standard is around IDR 10,000 IDR ($0.6) for 1 liter


Having a scooter in Lombok allows you to go off the beaten track, discovering undiscovered gems and famous places like beaches, waterfalls and top cities. While you might want to have a rough idea of ​​where you want to go in Lombok, you should also be giving yourself the chance to discover places you hadn’t planned to visit. Here are some ideas to get you started:

#1 The beaches around Senggigi
#2 Lingsar Temple, a symbol of harmony between Islam and Hindus.
#3 The 18th century Narmada Summer Palace and Royal Garden
#4 Historic Temple, Mayura Park.
#5 Batu Bolong Temple, located on top of the cliff near the ocean!
#6 Sukarara Village and the original fabric of Lombok.
#7 Sasak Village ‘Ende’ with its beautiful traditional houses of origin
#8 Mandalaka International Circuit
#9 Banyumulek village and various types of pottery and ceramics
#10 Lombok Monkey Forests

#1 Waterfalls (Bayan, Tiu Kelep, Sendang Gile)
#2 Enjoy the air and scenery from Sembalun Pusuk Pass, 1,200 meters above sea level
#3 Senaru Sasak village
#4 Bayan old mosque, the first mosque in Lombo

#1 Kuta coast
#2 Gili Nanggu, Gili Kedis, Gili Tangkong, Gili Layar, Gili Rengit (Secret Gili)
#4 Relax on the rosy shores of Pink Beach

#1 East Lombok’s new secret Gilis, East Lombok


Comfortable shoes, a camera, comfortable clothes, some cash, a backpack, a charged smartphone, a towel and a change of clothes if you want to swim at waterfalls or the ocean are recommended for your scooter trip.

With its breathtaking landscapes and unique culture, scootering in Lombok is not to be missed. Riding a scooter in Lombok can be an exhilarating and fun experience, but it’s also important to take safety precautions. It is essential to wear a helmet at all times, as accidents can happen. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

‘…Life is a journey, enjoy the ride…!’

Owner of The Lombok Lodge Hospitality

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