4 Best Beaches in Sekotong

Sekotong is a southwest Lombok province with among the highest tourism potential I’ve ever seen, particularly when it comes to Sekotong Seashores and islands! Though largely unexplored by vacationers visiting Lombok, Sekotong has among the most pristine and numerous seashores on the island, together with Elak Elak Seashore, Mekaki Seashore, Sekotong Seashore, and the unimaginable Gili Nanggu.

In the event you’d desire empty, white-sand seashores and native warungs to overpriced cocktails and tourism touts, then undoubtedly make your approach to Sekotong.

Greatest Sekotong Seashores

We spent simply over one week in Sekotong, the place we explored the coast by motorcycle and did a two-day island hopping and tenting journey to Gili Nanggu and Gili Kedis Islands with Really feel Lombok.

Since Sekotong doesn’t have the tourism infrastructure of its surrounding coastal neighbors, it’s slightly trickier to get a motorcycle. For that reason, I’d counsel staying at Krisna Bungalows, since you possibly can rent a motorcycle next-door for 60 000 Rupiah.

Whereas it’s actually attainable to hire a motorcycle in Sekotong and discover the seashores your self, you possibly can additionally e book an affordable, personal tour of all of those seashores on-line. This consists of pick-up and drop-off from different common areas of Lombok.


1. Elak Elak Seashore

Elak Elak Seashore, additionally known as Pantai Elak Elak in Bahasa, is an unimaginable white-sand seashore on the northern shores of Sekotong. It’s situated on a pointy coastal level with an adjoining sandbar and mounded island.

To get right here, it’s solely a brief 15-minute scooter experience from Sekotong Harbor. To get right here, you’ll simply need to drive west on the sealed coastal street till you see the turn-off signal for Elak Elak Seashore. The Google Maps pin is known as “Pantai Elak Elak”.

When you arrive, you’ll undoubtedly have your entire seashore to your self. The water is shallow with a sandy backside, which is ideal for swimming and chilling.

Throughout low tide, you possibly can even stroll over to the tiny Gili Milu Island by means of knee-high water. From right here, you’ll be greeted with views of Elak Elak Seashore, the Sekotong coast and a few smaller sandbar islands within the distance.

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