Property & Land for sale in paradise Lombok
Lombok is indeed a newly discovered paradise for property seekers and investors. This is mainly because of its pristine and immaculate beaches, unbelievable landscape with fantastic views and because of the fact that beach land, villa and home property prices in Lombok are still reasonable and affordable. Many prospective lands, villa and house property buyers select Lombok because of the serenity, clear blue waters, white sand beaches and the purity of the island.
Lombok seen a renewed popularity since late 2005 with already many house and villa developments built or being build in and around Senggigi, Sekotong and Kuta in South Lombok. Because of this recent popularity, asking prices for real estate are subsequently the increase.
The south of Lombok has also become more preferable with potential buyers because the construction of a new international airport in central Lombok operated since October 2011.
Lombok is about three – quarters the size of Bali and is estimated to have surprisingly approximately 3,5 million inhabitants making it slightly more densely populated than Bali. As well Lombok lies only 8˚ (375 km) south of equator. As such the weather is tropical. Days are almost universally 12 hours long with sun rise at approximately 6:20 am and sunset at 6:30 pm depending on the time of year. The daytime temperature average between 27˚C to 32˚C ( 80˚ F to 90˚ F) along the western coastal area (the main tourist venue).
Average temperature inland is 29˚C – 34˚C. Moreover if you plan to climb Mt. Rinjani bring a sweater at 3726 meters it is Indonesia second tallest mountain and gets surprisingly cold up there.
Lombok’s tropical monsoon climate has two distinct seasons; dry (May - September) and wet (October – March). Monsoon refers to the wind, not rain. However even in the wet monsoon the rain tends to be localized and short lived. Weather – wise May, June and July are generally considered the best.