Arrive to our little island is easy. You choose the option better match your needs. We help you to arrange and get your tickets at very special price.



The fascinating Island of Bali is no more than 100 km (62 mi) away from our little paradise, Gili Air. Because speed is important, but also comfort and safety, at The Mandana we recommend to choose the most exigible quality and safety standars for your transportation.

BlueWater Express fast boat


Get a direct 10% discount booking directly using the promotion code “MandanaExpress”.


Check vessels facilities and book in the company web site (click here) or ask us to arrange it for you.


100% foreign investment company and it is the longest running operator in transport between Bali and Gili Islands since 2006.


This is the preferred choice for premium international travel agencies and wholesalers.

Eka Jaya fast boat


This company fast boats is our economy recommendation for who don’t mind massive passanger tranportation but prefers comfort. Ask us to arrange your tickets and get special prices.


All of their vessels are 34 meter long Aluminium boats and powered by 4x Volvo D16 750HP brand new engines to assure the passengers’ safety.

Capacity for 210 passengers, their vessels cruise at 35 knots and are equipped with complete safety equipment.


More details and facilities in the company web site (click here)



Fly to Lombok International Airport is another option to arrive to Gili Air. Cheap flights from Bali or Java to Lombok are sometimes the better option for those who prefer wings to waves. Flights are normally fully booked 1-3 months in advanced.

Private Car Pick Up at the Airport


Avoid the confusing and not always comfortable situation of having to deal and bargain your tranportation with the insistent freelance drivers and taxi drivers in the airport.


The best way to arrive and start enjoying Lombok is to have someone waiting you in the airport to pick you up. An english speaking driver will show your name clearly written in a signal in front of the Arrivals door.


Be received and helped with your baggage by the driver to go to a fully AC and confortable private car. Suzuki APV and Toyota Avanza model cars are usually offered (upon availability).


Other locations in Lombok for pick up and drop off are available. Ask for options and quotation.

Private fast boat to Gili Air


The Lombok airport trip is 1,5-2 hours away from the North-West coast in front of the island of Gili Air. After your pick up in the airport, a private fast boat will be waiting for you in the harbor to bring you immediately to Gili Air. Without have to wait other guests or fill the boat.


At your arrival to Gili Air, a person from The Mandana will assist you to arrive the hotel. If do you prefer, we can help you to arrange your tranportation (not included in the package price) by the tipical horse car of Gili Air. The only allowed “motorized” vehicle on the island.

Give us your flight details and we will arrange everything for your arrival.

Book transport back from Gili Air to Airport or other destinations in Lombok / Bali are also possible. Ask us for available options.