Tanjung Aan Beach is an iconic one on the beautiful South Coast of Lombok in Lombok Island.
Located in Kuta Lombok Village or Mandalika, Pujut District, Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Indonesia.
This perfect beach has unique white sand like pepper grains, crystal clear waters and is directly facing the Indian Ocean and has a coastline of two kilometers.
The waves are quite calm with relatively shallow depths.
Actually, Tanjung Aan Beach does have a beautiful view, but it’s still quiet.
More foreign tourists than local tourists. When asked they are very happy to be here, because the nature still feels very sustainable.
They think this beach is like a private swimming pool, because the surroundings are in the form of low-altitude green hills.
7 Best Things to do in Tanjung Aan Beach
This is very common, there are several snorkel rentals on the beach.
You can swim and dive to see the beauty of coral reefs and other marine life.
I think this is the best. Yeah, in the afternoon the waves are getting higher, you know. So the surfers go to the beach to show their skills.
If you see some traditional thatched huts and umbrellas. One of the best ways to enjoy Tanjung Aan Beach is sunbathing while drinking young coconuts. Cold is more delicious.
- Selfie on swing
This is the best portrait to be shared with several social media like on Instagram and others.
- Bukit Merese (Merese Hill)
Tanjung Aan Beach is surrounded by several hills. You can easily reach the hill, if you want to see the beautiful view of Aan Beach from a height.
In addition, you will see buffalo and green grass. Maybe you think it’s like in New Zealand.
- See Traditional Culture
This is very interesting. If you visit in February, this beach will be full of local and foreign tourists. Because in that month there is a special Nyale Bau Festival.
This ritual is related to the local people’s myths about Princess Mandalika. The princess jumped from the hill to avoid the pursuit of a prince who wanted to marry her.
- Go explore the Beach
There are several agents who are ready to take you to explore Lombok Beach such as going to Mawun Beach, Seger Beach, Selong Belanak beach and others.
How to get to Tanjung Aan Beach
Tanjung Aan Beach on Lombok Island is located about 75 kilometers from Mataram city, or about 3 kilometers from Kuta Beach Lombok. If you use a private vehicle from Mataram city, your journey will take approximately 1.5 hours.
If you come from another city and arrive at Lombok International Airport. You can take a taxi or use the travel agent you ordered.
From the airport, the distance is around 40 minutes to Kuta Beach Lombok. Only 3 km from Kuta to go to Tanjung Aan.
The distance from Senggigi Beach to Tanjung Aan Beach is around 2.5 hours. You can rent a motorcycles, cars or use an agent. Rent a lot of transportation in Senggigi, the price includes drivers and fuel.
Tanjung Aan accommodation
The facilities here are quite adequate. However, it has been able to meet the general interests of the visitors. Some of the facilities provided are prayer rooms, stalls, parking areas, bathrooms, snorkeling and swimming equipment rental, and small huts for break.
Meanwhile, if you are looking for a place to stay, unfortunately there is nothing close to Tanjung Aan Beach. The closest lodging is in Kuta Beach Lombok area. Some hotels are also available there.
Kila Senggigi Beach Hotel Lombok has long been a favorite in Lombok. The hotel is set in 12 hectares of tropical gardens and offers guests locally styled rooms and facilities, an excellent 24-hour restaurant, bars, and a peaceful, pristine beach.
Other than the usual, guests can also partake in community based activities at the Rinjani Trek Center.