Whether you're seeking a romantic escape, a family adventure, or a rejuvenating retreat, Cocana Resort caters to every need and preference. Embrace the sun-kissed shores and indulge in various water sports before immersing yourself in the vibrant nightlife of Gili Trawangan.

When you are basking in the sun by our iconic swimming pool or relaxing in one of our numerous villas, it may seem like you are worlds away from civilization. However, Gili Trawangan is easily accessible from multiple locations. 


How to get to Gili Trawangan from Bali

  • by helicopter

Getting to Gili Trawangan from Bali by helicopter can be done from several departure points and is the fastest and most convenient way to get to Cocana Resort from Bali. The flight takes around 45 minutes and our team can book your helicopter ride to Cocana Resort in Gili Trawangan through one of multiple helicopter companies we work with, please reach out to our team. 


  • by fast boat

If you're staying in South Bali, such as Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu or Sanur, the most convenient port to depart from is Padang Bai. There are many fast boat companies operating from Padang Bai, so you'll have plenty of options to choose from. Serangan Harbour is closer to the southern regions, but fewer boats are departing from there. The journey by fast boat takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the departure point and sea conditions.


  • by aeroplane from Bali International Airport

Take a connecting flight from Bali International Airport to Lombok International Airport, where our team can meet you and transfer you by car to Bangsal Harbour for a short 15 minute speedboat journey across the Lombok Strait to Gili Trawangan Harbour and then onto Cocana Resort.


How to get to Gili Trawangan from Lombok

You can take a fast boat from Lombok Harbour to Gili Trawangan Harbour. 


How to get to Cocana Resort in Gili Trawangan

Once you've arrived at Gili Trawangan, you'll have a few different transportation options to reach Cocana Resort. The most common options are Cidomos (horse-drawn carts) and bicycles. Cidomos are a fun and traditional way to get around the island, while bicycles are a more eco-friendly and affordable option.


What to expect: 

preparation tips for your trip to Gili Trawangan


Things to Bring:

  • Light and breathable clothing: Pack comfortable clothing suitable for warm tropical weather. Bring loose-fitting shirts, shorts, beachwear, and a light jacket for the evenings.
  • Comfortable footwear: Opt for sandals, flip-flops, or sneakers for walking on sandy beaches and exploring the island's trails.
  • Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses: Protect yourself from the sun's strong rays by packing a high-SPF sunscreen, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses.
  • Swimsuit: Bring a comfortable swimsuit to enjoy the island's pristine beaches and snorkelling or diving opportunities.
  • Book: Pack a book or e-reader to unwind during downtime or on strolls along the beach.
  • Reusable water bottle: Stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste by carrying a reusable water bottle. Refill it at your accommodation or local water stations.
  • Cash: ATMs are limited in Gili Trawangan, so bringing cash for most transactions is advisable. Bring a mix of small and large denominations.


Gili Trawangan's Hospitals & Emergency Instructions:

  • Medical Facilities: Gili Trawangan has a small medical clinic that provides basic medical care. For more advanced medical attention, you'll need to travel to Lombok.
  • Emergency Instructions: In case of an emergency, dial 118 for an ambulance. You can also contact your accommodation or local authorities for assistance.
  • Travel Insurance: Consider purchasing travel insurance to cover medical expenses, trip cancellations, and lost luggage in case of unforeseen circumstances.

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