Gili Trawangan is the largest of the three small islands or dyke located in northwest Lombok. Trawangan is also the only dyke which height above sea level is significant. With a length of 3 km and 2 km wide, Trawangan population of about 800 inhabitants. Among the three dyke, Trawangan has facilities for tourists of the most diverse; shop “Tir Na Nog” claims that Trawangan is the smallest island in the world is his Irish bar.
The most densely populated part is east of the island.Trawangan has shades of “party” more than Gili Meno and Gili Air, because many parties all night every night of the show rotated by some public places. Popular activities conducted in Trawangan adalahscuba diving (with PADI certified), snorkeling (on the northeast coast), kayaking, and surfing. There are also several places for tourists to learn to ride around the island.On Gili Trawangan (as well as in two other dyke), there are no motorized vehicles, because it is not permitted by local regulations.
Common means of transportation are bicycles (rented by local people for the tourists) and cidomo, simple horse-drawn carriage which are common in Lombok. For traveling to and from the third dyke, people usually use motorized boats and speedboats.Gili Trawangan advantages compared to other beaches is that we can enjoy the sunset and sunrise at a time on this beach! This happens because of Gili Trawangan has a beach facing east and overlooking the west, and the distance is not too far away. So that both sunrise and sunset can we enjoy on this beach.Gili Trawangan also we can see the traditional martial arts called Presean or stick fighting art market is usually shown around Gili Trawangan.