Consisting of three small islands including Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno, the Gili Islands offer you one of the best places in the world to snorkel and scuba dive. Rich with fish life and underwater beauty, you can experience the opportunity to view some of the most rare and unique water creatures, such as the green turtles, hawksbill turtles, manta rays, bumphead parrotfish black-tip sharks and white tip reef sharks. Due to damage to the reef in the past, this area is very eco-friendly. Most local dive shops have dive guides and instructors who are trained and specialize in helping you get the most out of your experience whether it is your first time or you have done this for many years.
The Gili Islands also have many great restaurants and cafes. If you are searching for a casual eatery where you can just put up your feet and enjoy the fresh air, than you may opt to visit one of the many beachside cafes. You will be entertained by the traditional sounds of reggae music that is famous in this area while sipping on one of the exotic energy drinks that are serves. If you are searching for a more formal dining experience, there are restaurants that serve some of the most elaborate seafood buffets, complete with delicious salad choices. Many restaurants specialize in providing great Western and Asian foods.