Merese Hill




Merese Hill or local call Bukit Merese is located on the South Lombok, about 1 1/2 hour from Mataram and 2 hours from Senggigi. The place is becoming one of favorite tourist destination in the last few year after the Airport moved to Central Lombok. This beautiful hill is only 30 to 45 minutes from Lombok International Airport. 

What you expect to have on this beautiful hill are having a beautiful sunset, pictures and see the beautiful Tanjung Ann beach, Kuta Beach and thre are Batu Payung and Bukit Tunaq on the Sout side. Feel the fresh air and see the wave breaks into the rock heading to the sunset point. 

Getting to Merese Hill from Mataram or Senggigi

If you stay in Senggigi area or Mataram, there are best way to get to Merese hill, Motor bike seems to be the best choice if you are couple, so you can manage your own time, you don't need to be in hurry, some of traveler also start at mid day 12.00 Pm or afternoo at 15.00, so then you don't have to spend a lot of time on the road. But if you hope to visit some other places on the way you may start in the morning or at least mid day. Some recomend places are Sade Village, traditional Lombok houses, Kuta Beach, Tanjung Ann and Batu Payung. Think you will need much time to spend on each place.

If you travel in a groups, we recomend you to book the tour. Tour operators are provide tour packages to Merese hill which is including car and guide, this is look safe and better arrange, so you just need to prepare yourself and they will pick up you from your hotel in Senggigi or Mataram. 

Getting to Merese Hill from Gili Islands

You can also start the tour to Merese Hill from Gili islands. All you need to do is arrange boat from Gili Island with speed boat to Lombok through your agency for the safety or local boat, then the tour operator will pick up you in the harbor. From Gili Island to Merese Hill need to spend about 2 1/2 hours. So the better way to get there is only go through your agency. 

Getting to Merese Hill from Bali

There are some fast boat to Lombok, you can book them through this site and ask us to arrange the tour to Merese Hill for the next day. We can do pick up from your hotel in Senggigi or harbor. Boat from Bali to Lombok is about 1 1/2 hours to 3 hours, depend on the location or harbor you start from Bali. If you start from Sanur or Serangan, that will be 2 1/2 to 3 hours and if you start from Padang Bai that will be 1 1/2 hour. We provide both departures on this site,just go to search box to book.

Note that you can not go direct to Merese in one day with your boat, ecept if you stay in Kuta Lombok. So you have to stay in Senggigi or Mataram, then book the tours to Merese for the next day.

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