On the white sandy beach with calm wave, you are guaranteed privacy- no beach traders or unwelcome visitors. This island is private and only occupied by the management and staff of the resort. The enchanting sea casts a strong spell on many visitors. It’s pristine beauty is a magnet to come and play at the beach everyday. Only by going a few meters down to the shallow seabed, crystal clear waters will reveal multi-colored tame marine fishes. And a wide variety of other sea animals can also be seen.
Sing-song twitter of birds will accompany you to embrace the sunrise; and natural silence during sunset- creating a romantic atmosphere, making Gili Nanggu a suitable place for couples to enjoy their honeymoon. Enjoy the birds, the view and the beach of Gili Nanggu with someone dear to your heart.
GILI NANGGU SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION PROGRAM GILI NANGGU SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION PROGRAM has been functioning since 1995. Over the past 11 years, Gili Nanggu has hatched about 4.500 sea turtle eggs. Such record emphasizes the natural conservative attitudes and concerns that the management of Gili Nanggu have contributed to the global conservation program for the : sea turtle. The program is carried out in the most practical way, incorporating traditional values. First of all, Management takes the initiative in protecting the sea turtle eggs from being sold in a free market by purchasing those eggs from fishermen. The eggs are then buried in coastal sand for about 30-35 days.
The level of birth success using this method is about 80%. The baby sea turtles are carefully nourished till they reach the age of 5 – 6 months. At this age, a young sea turtle has developed a sufficient level of maturity and is able to take care of itself especially from predators. The baby sea turtles will normally survive when they return to their natural habitat. (based on data of Wikipedia, the level of survival rate of sea turtles returning to sea is found to be only 1 out of 100).
Adult sea turtles lay eggs once a year. If you are lucky enough and come to Gili Nanggu when baby sea turtles are ready for release. You can take part in this natural conservation activity. It is the most satisfying moment to watch them being released, you too can enjoy this special moment and in your way give the sea turtles a future.