Selong Belanak has unique characteristics with typical charm as one of the most prestigious beaches in Lombok. One of the best things about this beach is the shape of the shore that looks like a crescent. The beach is having a curvy shape with hills on each point. This beach is the part of Selong Belanak Bay that faces Indian Ocean. The length of the coastline is not less than one kilometers. About a quarter part of the south side of the beach is used by local people as village. There are about 40 families who work as fishermen there.

In Selong Belanak beach you can do water sport activity, or you can just relax on the white sand, exploring the beach, sunbathing, swimming and many others. You can also go fishing by renting a small fishing boat from the local fishermen. It is recommended to do the activities from the central to the north side of the beach. The area is free from local people’s activities. Selong Belanak Beach has the glittering soft white sand and sloping contour. The wave is not too big and the water is perfectly clean.

Selong Belanak Beach is located about 49 km from Mataram City. With car or motorcycle, you can reach the beach in 1.5 hour. From Mataram, you just need to take the route to Lombok International Airport. The access to the beach is good even though you have to up and down in the last 15 kilometers. Along the way to the beach, you will find so many tobacco farms or horticulture plants. Once you hit the parking lot, you will find some small cottages with traditional style left untreated. Walk about 50 meters from the parking lot and you will be served with a beautiful Selong Belanak Beach.