As the world wakes up and travelers begin to rediscover the wonders beyond their own borders, an enchanting Indonesian island is preparing to welcome guests to paradise with a wide smile and a host of world-class eco-friendly activities.
Lombok is a tropical paradise that exudes exotic charm and serenity. Just across a sparkling sea from Bali, this verdant island is a vibrant adventure hub that allows lifestyle-conscious guests to unwind in a beautiful setting amidst a landscape of lush jungles, volcanic peaks, pristine beaches and cerulean seas. From mindful moments such as beachside yoga sessions, visits to spiritual temples, cultural encounters and rejuvenating spa therapies to invigorating activities such as surfing, snorkeling, water sports and jungle treks, Lombok is an island that soothes the soul and ignites the imagination.
For a truly exhilarating experience, the world’s best riders will head to the Mandalika International Street Circuit in Lombok from March 18-20, 2022 for the island’s premier MotoGP. This is one of a series of impressive new attractions planned for the Mandalika area, an eco-friendly economic zone that will be the focal point of Lombok’s emergence on the tourist scene.
Today, a breathtaking new resort is set to elevate the island’s travel and hospitality industry to spectacular new heights. The Gran Meliá Lombok Resort & Spa is an upscale, low-impact masterpiece of design that blends seamlessly into its tropical surroundings. Designed and created by Invest Islands, the Asian real estate innovator, this unique five-star retreat is perfectly positioned in Torok Bay, a sheltered, crescent-shaped stretch of sand framed by emerald headlands and glistening rice paddies.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean, just 25 km from Mandalika and Lombok International Airport, Gran Meliá Lombok will feature approximately 110 dazzling pool villas, including a collection of beachfront duplexes and more than 80 hillside sanctuaries. one-, two-, and three-bedroom hillside apartments, all with private pools and panoramic views. Nestled amidst an expanse of native forest and waving palms, this striking new resort will also house a host of five-star facilities, including the two-story Waves Beach Club & Restaurant.
Each villa will be designed in an indigenous architectural style, with elegant curved roofs and vaulted ceilings, while being fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, luxurious interiors, panoramic windows, expansive pool terraces and stunning ocean views. Sustainability is built into every aspect of the property, from the use of locally sourced organic materials such as bamboo, to energy efficient fixtures, rainwater storage and solar panels. This blend of chic design and sensible development will also create a one-of-a-kind investment opportunity for second home owners with a vision to look beyond Bali. In keeping with the evocative spirit of Gran Meliá, the brand’s most Spain’s finest Meliá Hotels International, this luxury resort will demonstrate an atmosphere of understated elegance at every touchpoint, from its extraordinary architecture and exceptional cuisine, to the warm and welcoming nature of the service. Even the smallest detail is infused with Spanish flair, while respecting and showcasing the island’s rich heritage.
While Gran Meliá Lombok is set to open in 2024, it has already received international recognition. The resort was named “Best Hotel Development” at the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards, which recognize the best real estate projects in a rapidly developing region.
Gran Melia Lombok
Torok Bay, Indonesia