Medana Resort Lombok
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We've enjoyed another relaxing say at this beautiful resort and it was topped off by a real surprise !
We went to the dining room for dinner and were shown to a special table on the "beach". set in a heart of red flowers with dozens of candles...what a treat!
... lots of her own produce to use for her cooking. She also made everything even the sauces from scratch which showed in the fabulous taste. Lunch put us all in chirpy moods so we didn't even mind climbing back into a steaming hot sauna of a car. Well okay, maybe a little but AC sorted that out. We made a brief stop to see Kuta beach which we had heard so much about. To be honest, it was a bit of a let down compared to Mawun. The sand was more gravelly and there was tons of ...
... sanctuary is cool though, it's trying to stay the farmers from selling the eggs and turtles for food by offering to buy the ones they catch from them instead. There are three big tanks with different ages of turtles in from hatchlings to six month olds that are ready for release. Every month they have a celebration where they release the older class back into the ocean and they let you pay to 'adopt' one and release.
We ended up going out after a few nights of being here ...
... West London. I had booked a 4-bed dorm, but only the 10-bed was available on my first night, so he kindly gave me my first night "gratis". It amused me that he used this word. He, the other people who worked here and many of the people who stayed here were incredibly passionate about diving. The beds in the dorm rooms were made exclusively of bamboo. They looked very exotic and tropical, though they did creak a fair bit upon movement.
I did ...
... a hurry to get back as his transport was waiting along with his friends.We all exchanged email addresses with a promise they would send to me when they returned back to the UK in a week's time. Still waiting!
I walked back on my own after the river as he was in a hurry and it was easy walking through the jungle path and saw loads of monkeys and thankfully no snakes or spiders! I found a nice bar and celebrated with a beer sitting in soaking wet clothes ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking