Honeymoons in Lombok

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Lombok Overview

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.

Key Facts for Lombok

Currency: Rupiah

Language: Indonesian

Flight time: 12 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Lombok

When to go:
– The best time to visit is during the dry season of May to October.

Flight information:

– There is an international airport nearing completion on Lombok. Currently, the easiest way to reach Lombok is via Bali and you can catch a small aircraft, fast boat or slow public ferry to Lombok from there.


– Rupiah

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Getting Married in Lombok

If you're looking for a tiny piece of paradise on which to get married abroad then why not consider Lombok. Situated just east of Bali in the Indonesian archipelago, this tiny island offers a tranquil and relaxing destination with gorgeous beaches which rival those of Bali, a live volcano and majestic waterfalls together with interesting ancient sites to visit. Wedding ceremonies can be organised in churches, small bars and restaurants, boutique hotels, as well as lavish affairs in 5 star resorts or an intimate setting on a secluded beach, and with wonderful natural backdrops for the photos, it's little wonder that weddings abroad in Lombok are growing in popularity. If you're looking for a relaxing and chilled out honeymoon, then this is the perfect place for that too.

Marriage Requirements


Couples wishing to get married in Lombok will need to produce valid passports and visas. In addition they will need birth certificates, proof of marital status, certificate of non impediment and a letter from their church if they want a church wedding. Also, if either of them has been divorced or widowed, then they need the relevant certificates to prove this too. For more information visit http://www.indonesianembassy.org.uk/consular/consular_married_in_indonesia.html

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