Honeymoons in Lombok
If you're looking for a quiet getaway destination where you can spend your days lazing on a sun drenched beach or wandering around local markets and temples, then Lombok could be the perfect honeymoon location for you. With its pristine scenery and other small islands to visit, it's just the place for a relaxing honeymoon period.
A honeymoon in Lombok offers the newly married couple a quiet and relaxing escape after the hectic planning of the wedding. Days can be spend lazing on the gorgeous beach of Senggigi and swimming in the crystal clear waters. It's worth spending a day strolling around Mataram and places to visit here include the Water Palace once home to the Balinese royalty and the large buddhist temple of Pura Meru. Mount Rinjari is one of the biggest mountains in Indonesia and you can take a guided trek. There are fantastic views from the top and there are also natural hot springs there and a crater lake. If scuba diving or snorkelling is your thing then head on over to the Gili islands which has plenty of underwater sea life to explore. However you spend your time in Lombok you won't go home disappointed.
If you are looking for a honeymoon in quiet, tranquil settings then Lombok could be the perfect destination for you. With little more to do than laze on sunny beaches, partake in water sports and trek around the tiny island, you'll easily relax and unwind after the hectic wedding planning. Why not stay in one of the charming boutique hotels on the island and enjoy all that Lombok has to offer.
If you're dreaming of a honeymoon which involves sun, sea and sand then Lombok is definitely the choice for you. Getting here from Canada is relatively easy, and you could be exploring this tropical paradise in a little over 24 hours. If you're making straight for the beach then Senggigi is one of the most popular and has restaurants and small cafes lining the adjoining street. Mataram is the capital and there's lots of interesting sights to see including Pura Meru which is the largest temple in Lombok. And was built in 1720. There's also the Water Palace built in 1744 which used to form part of the Balinese Kingdom's Royal Court. There' also some good restaurants specialising in Chinese seafood. Take advantage of the wonderful local handmade goods for a unique and high quality souvenir to take home with you. With plenty to keep you occupied, a honeymoon in Lombok will be really memorable.
Key Facts for Lombok
Flight time: 19 hours from Toronto
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The rainy season generally lasts from November to April, with a dry season stretching from April to October. The temperature hardly ever drops below 25°C and generally Lombok has an equatorial climate.
From the UK you can fly to either Singapore or Kuala Lumpur directly and then catch a short haul flight directly to Lombok.
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Getting Married in Lombok
If you're looking for a romantic idyll at which to get married abroad then you really ought to consider Lombok. Lying east of Bali, Lombok is a tropical paradise with a touch of exoticism and a dash of adventure thrown in. It's a beautifully unspoiled island with gorgeous white sands, majestic waterfalls and a live volcano, Rinjani. Whether you want to get married bare foot on the beach or hold a lavish event at a 5 star hotel resorts, weddings abroad in Lombok cater for all tastes and budgets. With a wonderfully chilled back atmosphere, why not extend your stay to include your honeymoon too.
Couples wanting to get married in Lombok require valid passports, valid visas, birth certificates, proof of marital status, certificate of no impediment, and a letter from their church if they want to get married in a church in Lombok. Also, if they have been divorced or widowed, they will need the relevant certificates to this effect. For more information visit http://www.indonesianembassy.org.uk/consular/consular_married_in_indonesia.html
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