Drinking and nightlife in Gili Trawangan

  • Nightlife 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 to Gili Meno and the cloud-capped heights of Gunung Rinjani beyond. After sundown the squid-fishing boats light up the nearby waters in eerie phosphorescent green.

  • Nightlife 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. It serves bar chow such as fajitas and spicy wings (mains 50,000Rp to 100,000Rp). Jovial mayhem truly reigns on 'party night' every Wednesday. There's also live music Sunday nights.

  • Nightlife in Gili Trawangan

    Exile

    This locally owned beach bar has a party vibe at all hours. It's 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 350,000Rp), just in case home seems too far away.

  • Nightlife 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.

  • Nightlife in Gili Trawangan

    Blue Marlin

    Of all the party bars, this upper-level venue has the largest dance floor and the meanest sound system – it pumps trance and tribal beats on Mondays.