Great peace and calm. Turquoise water, cafes and small restaurants on beachside to enjoy the scenery around the island until you can meet amazing sunsets. Welcome to the paradise of Gili Air Island.
The island is calm with all its activities without motorized vehicles there, you can only walk, rent a bicycle or horse-drawn carriage (called Cidomos). Gili Air is perfect for those of you who want to hang out, go snorkeling, lie down and relax on the beach.
There are various types of accommodations that are surprising according to taste and budget. Here are 7 recommendations at low prices on Gili Air.
# 1. Tyrrell Cottages & Restaurant
Tyrrell Cottages & Restaurant is a 2-minute walk from Gili Air harbour and located within 35 metres of beachside. It offers a rustic experience.
Each room or cottage features a private entrance. They also provide the large relaxing balconies with hammock which overlooks a garden. Very suitable to enjoy the afternoon atmosphere with a glass of fresh drinks.
They will arrange a special diet menu if you request it, and there have been provided several bicycles for rent.
# 2. Village Homestay
Village Homestay is located on the west side of the main village of Gili Air, 8 minutes from the harbor. This homestay provides guests with a terrace. The air-conditioned rooms provide a garden view and free WiFi. They also provide bicycle rentals if you need it.
# 3. Tedi's Bungalow
Situated in Gili Air, Tedi Bungalow features a garden, a bar and a shared lounge. The location of Tedi’s Bungalow is quite far with a fast boat stop on Gili Air. The distance between the harbor of Gili Air to this place is 1.13 km. But it’s easy reach of various places of interests for your adventure and staying at Tedi Bungalow will also give you a pleasant stay.
# 4. Carioca
Casa Carioca is located 500 meters or 3 minutes from Gili Air harbour. This place is the most colored house in all Gili islands. This is a shared house with an equipped kitchen and a large veranda with a sofa and a table to enjoy dinner or just chill out and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.
A water park is available on site and cycling can be enjoyed within close proximity of Gili Air Casa Carioca. Single and double kayaks available for rent.
# 5. Fantastic Bamboo Hut
Fantastic Bamboo Hut only one minute or around 76 meters from harbour of Gili Air. So close to the beach. The rooms in this hut are made in the model of the Sasak house, typical of this island
They provide backpacker rooms with fans and private rooms with air conditioning. The special is that guests can enjoy the on-site bar. It’s good even though they crunch when you walk around them. This place is the largest bamboo hut on Gili Air. It’s unique.
# 6. Santigi Homestay
Around 400 meters or 5 minutes if you walk from Gili Air harbour, you will find this place. Offering an on-site restaurant and a strategic location on the island.
Facilities you will find at this Santigi are free daily maid service and in-room breakfast or you can explore other eateries in the area like Warung Kampung Restaurant which is only about a 5-minute walk away.
# 7. Tangga Bungalows
Located in 1.1 km or 15 minutes from Gili Air harbour by foot. A balcony with garden views is offered in all units. Guests at the homestay can enjoy a continental breakfast. Tangga Bungalows is set close to Flowers and Fire Yoga Garden Gili Air. Suitable for those of you who plan to do yoga on Gili Air.
All of the above accommodations provide a terrace and garden view, seating area, WiFi features, breakfast, private bathroom and all the standard lodging facilities needed. So, are you backpacker that looking for a homestay on Gili Air? Which do you want to book?