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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsSamba Villas Gili Trawangan
A perfect base with clinically polite staff.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Samba Villas Gili Trawangan
Travel Blogs from Gili Trawangan
... stepped in cow dung. After a ton of bush whacking and navigating through mud and fields we finally popped out on the other side of the island right on the ocean! It was breathtaking...the sand was white and the water was clear for a hundred feet out, and best part there were no people in site. We walked the beach for about 20 minutes and stumbled on beach swings, and maybe 10 people on a beach next to a small beach hut. We set ...
... br> We learned later that this was the worst tropical storm these islands had seen in years, and the aftermath of the damage was evident both here and later on Gilli Trawangan - as was the frequent power outages and lack of internet for days afterward. It was our first such experience, and in retrospect we feel fortunate to have neither witnessed nor experienced any injuries. Island cleanup began immediately after, ...
... the afternoon, we moved over to a super fancy villa for the night of my birthday (which actually turned out to be a bit of a disappointment - but in the end it didn't matter as we spent very little time there). Then in typical Bali wet season style it started to rain...hard! We ordered room service and watched a movie and then headed out for a massage, and by the time that was all done the weather had cleared luckily. It had been a pretty brutal storm and had sunk ...
... was out when we arrived so staff were lighting fires and candles which added even more to the wonderful ambience and after a short while the lights soon turned back on. We decided to eat here again and all ordered the same Jamaican Jerk chicken dish again and it was beaut as always – very enjoyable just kicking back, drinking bintangs reviewing the year gone and talking about predictions for the next.
We were getting a bit tired of beers by this point and ...
... of varying speeds. Bringing a tablet has proven invaluable, and we are kicking ourselves that we brought an old brick of a phone rather than a modern one. It would have been useful for helping to find accommodation and an inbuilt GPS for those navigational dilemmas would certainly have come in handy. Having said that, there are people everywhere, and generally saying a place name and pointing comes up trumps and certainly adds to the entertainment ...