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16 Best Sunset Viewing Points in Kuta Lombok

by Hindarko Luh Setyawanto

Kuta Lombok, which is located in the southern part of Lombok Island, is a fast growing tourist area. Besides being famous for its exotic beaches, Kuta Lombok is ideal for enjoying the beauty of the sunset. Let’s see the best sunset viewing points in Kuta Lombok ..!

1. Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach in Lombok is probably not as famous as Kuta Beach in Bali. But the charm of its beauty will mesmerize you to linger here.

Kuta Beach has white sand, blue sea, calm waves and is surrounded by hills. This panoramic view will be a pleasant companion for you while enjoying the sunset at the end of the day.

How to Get There
Kuta Beach is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s about one hour drive from Lombok International Airport. There is no admission, you only need to pay parking fee. Unlike Kuta Beach, Senggigi Beach is the most popular beach in Lombok. Visiting Senggigi Beach is just one of miscellaneous things to do in Mangsit Lombok.

2. Mandalika Beach

Mandalika Beach is situated adjacent to Kuta Beach. This beach is being intensively promoted by Lombok government as a major tourist destination.

Mandalika Beach is located in the bay so it has calm waves. The beauty of its white sand, the blue sea, the rocks and the green hills will never get bored.

How to Get There
Mandalika Beach is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s about 10 minutes drive from Kuta Beach. There is no admission, you only need to pay parking fee.

3. Seger Beach

Not far from Mandalika Beach you can meet Seger Beach. The beach has a unique landscape, typical of Eastern Indonesia. There are white sandy beach, turquoise sea, exotic rocks and hills with various shapes.

You can see the beautiful sunset from the hill located in Seger Beach. Since the scenery is instagenic, it will not be surprising if you post it on your social media.

How to Get There
Seger Beach is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s about 10 minutes drive from Mandalika Beach. The admission is Rp 5.000.

4. Putri Nyale Beach

Putri Nyale Beach still keeps the natural beauty that has not been touched by the frenetic tourism industry. A less crowded atmosphere will give you the freedom to explore every inch of the beach.

Putri Nyale Beach is endowed with white sand, blue sea and green hills. The icon of the beach is a statue of Princess Nyale whose tragic story becomes a legend in Lombok.

How to Get There
Putri Nyale Beachi is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s just a 4-minute walk from Seger Beach.

5. Merese Hill

Merese Hill is likely the number one of the best sunset viewing points in Kuta Lombok. Merese Hill offers breathtaking views of white sandy beaches, blue ocean as far as the eye can see and the green hills in the distance.

It takes only 10 minutes to climb Merese Hill. The path is quite easy, it’s not too steep. In addition to enjoying the sunset, Merese Hill is also perfect for viewing the sunrise.

How to Get There
Merese Hill is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s about 30 minutes drive from Kuta Beach. There is no admission, just parking fee.

6. Batu Payung Beach

Batu Payung Beach is famous for a large stone that looks like an umbrella. It is not perfect to visit Kuta Lombok if you have not taken pictures here.

You have to be careful as you walk along Batu Payung Beach because the beach is full of rocks. Batu Payung Beach is adjacent to Tanjung Aan Beach.

How to Get There
Batu Payung Beach is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. As well as Batu Payung Beach, Semeti Beach in Praya also has something unique. Stop by there. There are various things to do in Praya Lombok.

7. Tanjung Aan Beach

The beauty of Tanjung Aan Beach will make anyone stunned. The combination of white sandy beaches, blue sea and rows of hills produce an amazing panoramic view.

The existence of the swing on the shoreline adds the instagenic value of Tanjung Aan Beach. At dusk, watching the sun set behind the hills will give you a sense of peace and serenity.

How to Get There
Tanjung Aan Beach is located in Kuta Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s about one hour drive from Lombok Internasional Airport. The beach is free entry. You just pay for parking fee. By the way, another instagenic swing can be found in Gili Trawangan. Go there, surely you have lots of things to do in Gili Trawangan.

8. Kotak Cave

Kotak Cave is an artificial box-shaped cave. It is said that the cave is a legacy of the miners.

From here you can see the amazing color gradations of the ocean, ranging from light green, dark green, light blue to dark blue. The scenery of barren hills that look contrasted with the blue sky is a beauty that will only make you gaze in awe.

How to Get There
Kotak Cave is located at Gerupuk Village, Central Lombok Regency. It’s about one kilometer from Tanjung Aan Beach. You just need to pay parking fee.

9. Ashtari Lounge & Kitchen

Ashtari Lounge & Kitchen is the best restaurant in Kuta Lombok that offers sunset view. Its location on the hill allows visitors to have a wide view.

The cozy atmosphere and breathtaking views make Ashtari Lounge and Kitchen famous among the tourists. Pizza is their most recommended menu.

How to Get There
Ashtari Lounge & Kitchen is located at Mawun Street, Prabu Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency.

Anyway, if you love culinary tour, you should compile the list of tasty things to eat in Lombok.

10. Smile Café – Secret Paradise

Smile Café – Secret Paradise is the perfect place to enjoy the beach atmosphere. It’s very quiet here, almost like a private beach.

While waiting for the sunset, you can sip cold coconut and chat with your friends. Some might say Smile Café – Secret Paradise’s fried rice is the best in Kuta Lombok.

How to Get There
Smile Café – Secret Paradise is located in Pengembur Village, Pujut, Central Lombok Regency. It’s only 10 minutes drive from Tanjung Aan Beach.

There are interesting activities that can be done while waiting for the sunset. Some of them are :

11. Feeding monkeys at Kuta Beach
12. Surfing on Kuta Beach or Gerupuk Beach
13. Diving in Kuta Bay
14. Hang out in Kuta’s cafes
15. Culinary tour in Kuta’s restaurants and food stalls
16. Get lost by riding a scooter

Ok guys, now you know the best sunset viewing points in Kuta Lombok. It’s time to capture their beauty. Let’s visit Kuta Lombok..!

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