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Mad Monkey Gili Trawangan

Facilities & Amenities

  • Beachfront
  • Infinity pool
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Beach volleyball
  • Travel & tours desk
  • Private bungalows
  • Shared dorms
  • Private teepees

Experience the best of the island at Mad Monkey Gili Trawangan! This beachfront resort boasts a 12 meter infinity pool overlooking the ocean and a sandy beachfront area where guests can enjoy the vibrant Gili T sunsets. With triple bed dorms and private teepees, this gorgeous property offers travelers the vibrant atmosphere and social scene Mad Monkey is famous for! Dine at our restaurant for both local and western food, join our tours to explore the Gili islands, and stick around for our daily and nightly events!

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our rooms

Standard 3 Bed Dorm
Standard 3 Bed Female Dorm
Superior 3 Bed Dorm
Double Teepee
Twin Teepee
Standard Double Bungalow
Standard Twin Bungalow

Experience Gili Trawangan

Experience the best of Gili Trawangan, starting with our Mad5! While every experience we create at Mad Monkey is thoughtfully designed, we have identified FIVE amazing and authentic experiences in each and every one of our locations, that if taken part in the ‘Mad Monkey Way,’ will leave YOU feeling as though you have fully experienced and absorbed that destination. See our Mad5 at Mad Monkey Gili T below, or view all Madventures in the link below!

Gili T Foam Party

FREE

Every Tue + Fri
Get your tan on with a live DJ, free shots every hour, and Happy Hour!

FREE VIEW

Monkey Sea, Monkey Do Snorkelling Tour

IDR 280000 per person

Every Mon - Thu - Sun
See the best snorkel spots on the Gilis, snorkel gear + lunch included

IDR 280000 per person VIEW

Games Night

FREE

Every Sat
Compete in games and meet other travellers from all over the world

FREE VIEW

Trivia Night

FREE

Every Wed
Time to show off all your useless knowledge and meet fellow travellers

FREE VIEW

Gili T Bucket List Bike Tour

IDR 180000 per person

Every Wed + Sat
Discover the best of Gili T, beach spots, photo ops and snorkelling

IDR 180000 per person VIEW

Gili T Beach Clean Up

FREE

Every Wed
Help keep our island paradise clean, and get a free drink for your good deed!

FREE VIEW

Music Quiz

FREE

Every Mon
Show off your musical knowledge for your chance to win prizes!

FREE VIEW

Beer Pong Tournament (Thursday Night)

IDR 130000 per person

Every Thu
Show off your beerpong skills and get 1 free Bintang and 1 Ring of Fire

IDR 130000 per person VIEW

Beer Pong Tournament (Tuesday Afternoon)

IDR 70000 per person

Every Tues
Show off your beerpong skills and get 1 free Bintang and 1 Joss shot

IDR 70000 per person VIEW

Mexican Family Dinner

IDR 120000 per person

Every Mon
Enjoy a Mexican style family dinner with other travellers

IDR 120000 per person VIEW

Discover Scuba Diving

IDR 1050000 per person

Every day
Scuba Diving Gili T: Mad Monkey's half-day course & sea dive. Dive in (pun intended)!

IDR 1050000 per person VIEW

Snorkeling Experience A (Private Boat 4Hrs)

IDR 1250000 per person

Every Tue-Wed-Fri-Sat
Discover the underwater world of the Gilis. Guide + snorkel gear included."

IDR 1250000 per person VIEW

Indonesian Family Dinner

IDR 110000 per person

Every Sat
Taste the best of Indonesia, enjoy with a free Bintang or house mixer.

IDR 110000 per person VIEW

Scuba Diving Refresher Course

IDR 950000 per person

Every day
Dive in Gili T! Refresh your skills, explore oceans, make waves!

IDR 950000 per person VIEW

PADI Open Water Course + Certification

IDR 6400000 per person

Every Day Dive into PADI! 3 days to certified joy: pool training & sea adventures!

IDR 6400000 per person VIEW
eat with us breakfast | local cuisine | home comforts | snacks | more
drink with us happy hour | nightly events | free shots | more

Travel deeper.

Our goal at Mad Monkey is to create meaningful and sustainable travel experiences for our guests. Find out how we promote responsible travel and provide socio-economic benefits to the communities in which we are located.

Mad Monkey Gili Trawangan Community Project

Mad Monkey is a socially responsible company — your stay with us supports community projects across Southeast Asia and Australia!

Gili Trawangan Cheat Sheet

Everything you need to know about traveling Gili Trawangan

CURRENCY USED:INDONESIAN RUPIAH WIFI SIGNALGOOD BETTER BEST BASIC DIALECTBAHASA INDONESIA HelloHow are you?Good morningGood afternoonThank youHow much does this cost? PleaseGoodbye HaloApa kabarSelamat pagiSelamat sore Terima kasihPire ajin?SilaqSelamat tinggal The Gili Islands are three islands just west of mainland Lombok and east of Bali. Measuring three kilometers long and two kilometers wide, Gili Trawangan or"Gili T" is the most popular and developed for travelers, with a vibrant night scene that the island is famous for. The Gili islands are known for their sparkling, crystal-clear waters, incredible coral reefs, and the hoards of sea turtles that surround them.

GILI T NIGHT MARKETOpen every single night, you can enjoy fresh seafood and local dishes on the cheap. HIT THE NIGHTLIFEMake your way through the most popular bars and enjoy drink specials, live music and bonfires. FAMOUS GILI T SWINGSThe entire island is dotted with these picturesque swings, but you can find the OG on the west side. UNDERWATER STATUESVisit the famous underwater statues, "Nest", which are both an environmental space and snorkel hotspot. GILI T VIEWPOINTMake the fifteen minute trek through lush greenery and you'll be rewarded with lovely ocean views. TURTLE POINTWith warm water and high visiblity, Gili T is the perfect place to snorkel and SUP with sea turtles. Or just sip on a coconut on a bean bag on the white sand beach.

WHEN TO GO

  • Peak tourist season: July–August
    December–January
  • Rainy season: November–April

Customs & Etiquette

  • Indonesia is a Muslim-majority country, so visitors should always be respectful and wear clothing over swimsuits when not at the beach.
  • Tipping isn’t expected, but always appreciated! Round up your bill!
  • Gili T is very environmentally-conscious, so do your part!

WHAT TO EAT

  • Nasi / mie goreng
  • Beef rendang
  • Gado-gado
  • Fresh seafood
  • Smoothie bowls
  • Tempeh
Jl. Pantai Gili Trawangan
Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352

 

Where is Mad Monkey Gili Trawangan?

Gili Trawangan is a small island off of mainland Lombok, just an hour and a half east of Bali. “Gili T” is 3 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide — the perfect little slice of paradise! There are no motor vehicles allowed on the island so most visitors walk or cycle around.

 

How to get to Mad Monkey Gili Trawangan

To get here, you must take a boat from either Lombok (30 minute ferry) or from Bali (90 minute speed boat). For more details on how to get here, read our guide on how to get to the Gili islands.

We recommend getting the EkaJaya boats, as they are the most reliable. From Padang Bai Fast Boat Harbour in Bali, the boat takes about 90 minutes.

From the Gili Trawangan pier, head north up the coast for 750 meters. Turn left onto Jalan Vila Kelapa (look for Blu d’a Mare) and head west for 1.5 kilometers. When you reach the beach, turn right. Mad Monkey is 2 minutes up the road.

Mad Monkey Gili Trawangan