Nightlife

Top Choice Lounge in Gili Trawangan

Casa Vintage Beach

Facing Bali's Gunung Agung and some superb sunsets, Casa Vintage is the best place to enjoy a sundowner on Trawangan. A brochure-perfect beach is littered with cushions and loungers, trees shelter hammocks and trest…
Top Choice Lounge in Gili Air

Pura Vida

A stylish bamboo bar with huge pillows right on the sand. Classy jazz plays over the sound system, and some nights there's live music. A wood-fired oven produces great thin-crust pizzas through the evening. Tops at …
Bar in Gili Trawangan

Paradise Sunset Bar

The name says it all. All types of seating can be found right on the beach. Large trees offer shade by day while the restful swish of the surf calms the soul. Sunsets are cinematic, drinks are good.
Bar in Gili Air

Lucky's Bar

A great beach bar: lounge back on bamboo recliners and watch the sun set behind Gili Meno. There are frequent DJs and monthly full-moon parties.
Pub in Gili Trawangan

Tir na Nog

Known simply as 'the Irish', this hangar of hangovers has a sports-bar interior with big screens. Its shoreside open-air bar is probably the busiest meeting spot on the island. Serving bar chow such as fajitas and s…
Bar in Gili Trawangan

La Moomba

This friendly beach-bar straddles the road just north of Turtle Point. The Western and Indo fare is good (mains 65,000Rp to 85,000Rp), tables and loungers are dotted about the sand and there are great views across t…
Bar in Gili Meno

Diana Café

If you find the pace of life on Meno too busy, head to this thoroughly chilled little tiki bar. Diana couldn't be simpler: a bamboo-and-thatch bar, a few tables, hammocks and huts on the sand, a tattoo shack, a whim…
Cafe in Gili Air

Coffee & Thyme

Right in the thick of things, where boats to Gili Air disgorge their sun-seeking seafarers, Coffee & Thyme is a bustling, part-open-air cafe that makes some of the best coffee in the Gilis. Also good if you're c…
Bar in Gili Trawangan

Exile

This beach bar has a party vibe at all hours. It's locally owned and 20 minutes from the main strip on foot, or an easy bike ride. There is also a compound of 10 woven bamboo bungalows with rooms from 450,000Rp, jus…
Bar in Gili Air

Zipp Bar

This large bar has an excellent booze selection (try the fresh-fruit cocktails) and tables dotted around a great beach. It hosts a beach party every full moon.