Gili Meno is the most tranquil and quiet of the three Gilis and offers travellers relaxed vibes and a peaceful ambience. While you won’t find bustling nightlife in the vein of Kuta on this tiny islet, there are several idyllic bars in Gili Meno where you can relish a stunning sunset while sipping a tropical cocktail in good company.
1. Karma Beach Gili Meno
Housed under a traditional thatch roof, Karma Beach on Gili Meno is an attractive seafront venue centrally located next to the boat drop off. Serving an ample array of tropical cocktails, delicious snacks and stunning views, this beach lounge is an ideal spot for whiling away the afternoon, savouring refreshing beverages, enjoying a dip in the ocean and soaking up the sun.
2. Jetty Bar
Tiny and unpretentious, Jetty Bar is set right on the shore offering unparalleled views of the turquoise waters and reasonably priced drinks to quench your thirst. Grab a cold beer and relish a breathtaking sunset over the Indian Ocean. Once you start feeling hungry, the venue also serves amazing Indonesian food at a superb value.
3. Bibi’s Cafe
Bibi’s Cafe is a lovely beachfront establishment with tables placed right on the water’s edge. Serving a great variety of frozen cocktails, milkshakes and mocktails, the venue is popular with families travelling with kids, and honeymooners who will appreciate the stunning views and serene atmosphere this cafe exudes.
4. Sunset Beach Cafe
Sunset Beach Bar sits on the western coast of the island and invites visitors to lay around on the sun loungers while sipping a refreshing drink from the bar. Though the menu is quite simple, Sunset Beach Cafe is a great place to have a Bintang (or three) and enjoy incredible sunset vistas.
5. Adeng Adeng Beach Bar
One of the most sophisticated bars on the island, Adeng Adeng is a beautiful beachfront venue located on the north-western coast of Gili Meno. Providing fabulous views, impeccable service, delicious cocktails and mouth-watering seafood barbecues, this is an amazing hangout for those looking for a trendy and cool night out.
And there you have it – our picks for the best bars in Gili Meno! Which one would you like to try first?