Tanjung Aan Beach is a Beautiful Beach in South Lombok

Tanjung Aan Beach is an iconic one on the beautiful South Coast of Lombok.

Located in Mandalika Village, Pujut District, Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Indonesia.

Tanjung Aan Beach

Tanjung Aan tourism is a perfect beach that has unique white sand like pepper grains, crystal clear waters and is directly faces the Indian Ocean and has a coastline of two kilometers.

Tanjung Aan Beach

The waves are quite calm with relatively shallow depths. And then the beautiful scenery, but still quiet.

More foreign tourists than local tourists. When asked, they are very happy to be here because nature still feels very sustainable.

I thought this beach is like a private swimming pool because it is surrounded by green lowland hills.

7 Best Things to do in Tanjung Aan Beach

  1. Snorkeling

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.

  1. Surfing
Things to do in Tanjung Aan Beach

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.

  1. Sunbathing
Tanjung Aan Sunbathing
Sunbathing in Tanjung Aan

If you see some traditional thatched huts and umbrellas. One of the best ways to enjoy the beach is sunbathing while drinking young coconuts. Cold is more delicious.

  1. Selfie on swing
Tanjung Aan Beach

This is the best portrait to be shared with several social media like on Instagram and others.

  1. 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.

Merese Hill

In addition, you will see buffalo and green grass. Maybe you think it’s like in New Zealand.

  1. See Traditional Culture

This is very interesting. If you visiting Tanjung Aan on February 8-15 will be overrun by local tourists because in that month there is a special Nyale Bau Festival.

Nyale Bau Festival
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.

  1. 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.

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How to get to Tanjung Aan Beach

Tanjung Aan Beach in Lombok Island is located about 75 kilometers from Mataram city, or about 3 kilometers from Kuta 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 and 3 km from Kuta to Tanjung Aan Beach.

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. Nearby hotels 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.

You can also booking other hotel via agoda.com or booking.com.

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Hi There, My name is Candra Setiawan. Indonesia for me is a real paradise with crazy friendly people, you know. I’m so glad born and living in Indonesia, even though we have different ethnicities, religions, and languages. But we’re still one.

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