Swimming and Snorkelling:
Ever dream of swimming in a reef lagoon with water temperature of 29°? Ekas Bay and coastline is the ultimate place to swim safely and is home to a variety of colourful tropical fish. In the middle of Ekas Bay, you will find a coral garden which is best at low tide. You can charter a boat and use the snorkelling gear provided at the resort.
Kite and Wind Surfing:
Ekas Bay and the Southern Reefs are perfect spots for kite and wind surfing. The area boasts of consistent winds, set in a stunning and remote location. Because of its size and orientation, kite surfing is excellent at the large reefs in the entrance of the bay and on the broad lagoons and fringing reefs nearby. The winds are best from April to September, as they get the same weather as the popular kiting site at Lakey Peak in Sumbawa.
Around Ekas, the flora and fauna is amazing: cliffs, lagoon, beaches, jungle, monkeys are waiting for you. Discover the remote and beautiful Kaliantan and the rest of the Southern coastline, where you are likely to have a beach all to yourself. With our local guide or by yourself, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the beautiful surroundings.
Mont Rinjani, Lombok’s famous volcano, soars 3726 m above sea level and is the second highest volcano in Indonesia, attracting many trekkers and climbers. The huge crater near the top contains a beautiful lake called, Danau Segara Anak. There are a number of caves and waterfalls and hot springs located around the volcano. Treks can be organised upon request.
The best thing about Ekas Beach is the local fishermen’s activities. There are about 50 small huts floating in the sea with the fishermen’s traditional boat on the sides of the huts. The small huts are made to grow Kerapu fish and shrimp. If you are interested to learn about their work or catch your evening meal, Ekas Breaks resort can arrange a fishing trip.
Tetebatu Village and the volcano waterfalls... Traditional Sasak handicraft artisans are spread throughout the villages in this area. Tetebatu is also the departure point to the waterfalls. After a two hour pleasant walk through the rice paddies, you will be able to enjoy a refreshing dip in the mountain stream surrounded by dense jungle.
Tanjung Luar fish market and surrounding villages... This is Lombok’s biggest fish market where you can see people selling many kinds of fish caught during night sailing. From Tanjung Luar, you can visit Sapit Village, a rice and tobacco farm, as well as Pijot Village, where you can see people making salt in traditional way.
After the day's activities, nothing better than a traditional massage under the gazebo or in your bungalow.