Bali Dream – Itinerary
8 days / 7 nights, Denpasar - Denpasar on board our catamaran Eleuthera 60
DAY 1 : SERANGAN
Boarding between 17h00 (05 :00 pm) and 19h00 (07:00 pm)in Serangan Island (Gold Island Restaurant). After installation on board, short sailing of 30’ Sanur Beach, a 5km long beach on he East coast of Bali. Security briefing and diner on board. Night at anchor in front of Sanur.
DAY 2: SERANGAN - NUSA LEMBONGAN (20 MN / 3h)
Departure to Nusa Lembongan and its snorkeling spot (mangrove). Nautical activities and relaxing.
Lunch and diner on board. Mooring for the night.
DAY 3: NUSA LEMBONGAN – GILI AIR (40 MN / 6h)
Early departure to the Gili Islands , three tiny islands with white sand beaches, fringed with coconut trees and surrounded by turquoise waters: a vision of paradise. In the south of Gili Air, the smallest, quietest and most welcoming island of the archipelago. Explore the island: it takes about two hours to go around it by foot. We can visit the turtle sanctuary with its little pools on the beach, teeming with baby turtles. Surrounded by coral reefs the Gilis provide colorful underwater world with turtles, manta rays, clown fish, and countless species of colorful fish.
Gili Air was the first island to be settled by fishing families. Coconut plantations and fishing are still important for the local economy. The beaches here are the best of the Gili bunch as well as the snorkeling sites , they can be easily reached from the shores of the white sandy beaches.
Mooring for the night.
DAY 4: GILI I AIR - GILI MENO – SENGGIGI (8 NM / 1h30)
Departure to Gili Meno for a wonderful snorkeling spot: countless corals and fish. West from Lombok, Senggigi is a unique mix of Balinese, Chinese and Arabic influences.
Senggigi offers yous stunning landscapes : huges bays, fine sandy beaches fringed with coconuts trees, tropical rain forest.
Night on board.
DAY 5 : SENGGIGI - POH – GILI NANGGU (25 NM / 3h)
Set sail to Poh Island, for a snorkeling session. Later we sail to Gili Nanggu , a small island off the west coast of Lombok with lush vegetation. Time for swimming and anchoring for the night.
DAY 6 : NANGGU – DESERT POINT - NUSA PENIDA (30 NM / 6)
Sailing along the south west coast, we visit other beautiful places for snorkeling off various smaller islands. This coast boasts pristine, secluded beaches, tiny offshore islands in the turquoise blue water, pearl farms, old mosques and friendly people . Snorkelling stop at Desert Point.
We set sail toward Nusa Penida (Crystal Bay). Crystal Bay is a beautiful beach on the north coast of the island of Nusa Penida.
Here time seems to stand still, you still see people living the old tradition. We spend the afternoon in this small and quiet bay with its crystal clear water, with the whitest sand beach of Bali and one of the best snorkeling places.
Night on board.
DAY 7 : NUSA PENIDA – MANTA POINT - MUSHROOM BAY (22 NM / 3h30)
After breakfast, departure to « Manta Point », snorkeling with Manta rays.
Then we set sails to Mushroom Bay, so called because of the shape of its corals, and renowned for its white and bright croissant-shaped sandy beach. Its inhabitants are mainly Hindus, building traditional boats and exploiting the read alga - . . Ses habitants sont majoritairement des Hindous fabriquant des bateaux traditionnels en bois et exploitant l’algue rouge (carrageenan).
Night on board.
DAY 8 : MUSHROOM BAY – SERANGAN (15NM / 2h)
Early departure to Serangan mooring.
Disembarkation at 08:00 am after breakfast in Serangan (Gold Island Restaurant)