Bali, for sure, is popular and a must-visit holiday destination, but Lombok is the place to go if you want to relax and enjoy some of Indonesia’s idyllic beaches. Yes, exactly like the ones you see on the pages of travel magazines. It’s still a bit of a hidden gem in that most tourists forget about it and instead only travel to Bali when exploring their island getaway in Indonesia. We definitely recommend taking the time to visit Lombok.

In Lombok, partying is not at the top of the list. The atmosphere is more laid-back and relaxed compared to Bali, making it the perfect destination for families. It’s a little piece of paradise that you definitely need to explore… Learn more in our full guide to traveling to Lombok with kids!