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Welcome to Attas Travel.
We are a small family owned travel agents based on the tropical island paradise of Gili Meno. Gili Meno is one of three small islands located just off the coast of Lombok in Indonesia.

Our office is located on the east coast in the center, next to Karma Resort just minutes from the harbor. Gili Meno (middle island) is the most peaceful of the three islands making it a great escape for those of us that simply want to get away from it all. Fringed with white coral beaches and clear warm turquoise seas it’s a perfect place to unwind. There are no cars or motorbikes; all transport is by the local horse-drawn carts (cidomos) or by bicycle. The relaxed pace of life and the community feeling on the island is what makes it really special.

Although small we are a multi culturally owned business as I originally hail from Yorkshire in England and my husband… Atta is Indonesian, a Sasak native of the island of Lombok. We both have vast experience in the travel industry, myself in the UK, Spain and over the last 12 years in Indonesia itself whilst my husband has always been involved with travel in some shape or form for many years. He originally started out as a guide for the mighty Rinjani volcano in Lombok and has since developed his career working for some of the larger travel companies in Lombok before opening his own business.

We feel our different backgrounds make for a good team in running our travel agents. Atta with his great knowledge of local culture, history and geography and myself perhaps for understanding what a western person really wants from a holiday. Over time we have tracked down the best guides, the best snorkeling spots and the best hidden gems to make your holiday that little bit more special! We pride ourselves on taking the best care of our guests, making sure things run smoothly, safely and efficiently so you can totally relax knowing you are in good hands.

Tina and Atta

Happy Travels!
Tina & Atta

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Some facts about the Gili islands

The Gili Islands are an archipelago of three small islands : Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air situated just off the northwest coast of Lombok – Indonesia. Gili Trawangan has in recent years for the most part become very developed, great if you want to party. Gili Air is somewhere in between whereas if its beauty, tranquility and that Robinson Crusoe feel you’re after Gili Meno is the place to be. White coral beaches fringed by warm turquoise seas and a laid back feel unique to this island.

Getting here

Getting here

Most people arrive into Bali. From there you can either take a flight to Lombok or a fast boat to Meno.

If flying into Lombok we can help you with your transfers from the airport to Meno. If you’re flying into Bali just drop us a line with your arrival details & we’ll tell you the best way to get here.

Health and safety

Health and safety

There is a clinic open 24 hrs in the center, the doctors mostly speak English and are very helpful with simple ailments such as ear infections, upset tummies, cuts and grazes. For more serious illness we recommend you go directly to one of the main hospitals in Mataram in Lombok or return to Bali. We can help you with this.

Religion and culture

Religion and culture

Unlike Bali which is Hindu the Gilis and Lombok are predominantly Muslim. You will find the local people to be very friendly, always ready with a smile and willing to help. Please show your respect for the local culture when away from the beaches by being appropriately dressed.

Seasons and weather

Seasons and weather

The Gili islands have a warm tropical climate year round with a dry and wet season. Dry season runs through May-October whilst the wet season is November-April. Most of our guests tend to come in the dry but don’t discount the wet season for your holiday, even though you may encounter strong rains, most days get a good amount of sunshine too plus hotels are much cheaper.

Accomodation

Accomodation

The hub of the island is situated on the east coast around the harbor where the boats drop you off. Accommodation until very recently was nearly all small simple home-stays run by local families. However more upmarket options are springing up now around the island so whatever your budget and requirements there is something for you.

Money

Money

We now have three ATMs on Gili Meno. We here at Attas Travel also change money and accept Visa/MasterCard payments.