Renting a car is an option for the more adventurous traveler and there are many places to do so. The Airport, Senggigi Beach, Mangsit and Mataram all have car rental services available. Driving in Lombok requires a valid International Driving Permit (IDP), plus your own home country of residence Drivers Licence.
Traveling from Lombok International Airport takes 1hour 45 minutes for 79 km to reach The Oberoi, Lombok.
Turn to the right from at the main gate heading to northwest Jalan Bypass BIL for approximately 22 km until you see the Monument of Gili Menang - West Lombok in the roundabout. Turn right onto TGH Lopan street for 1.7 km, at the second traffic light bear to the left onto Jalan TGH Ali Batu passing through the traffic light. Keep straight onwards until you reach Jalan DR Sujono. Pass the Electrial Power Plant, Tanjung Karang Building then continue onto Jalan Arya Banjar Getas. Continue to Jalan Industri then turn left onto Jalan Majapahit. Pass the bridge and continue onto Jalan Niaga. Turn right at the traffic light. Continue onto Jalan Saleh Sungkar until you reach Jalan Meninting Raya. You will see "Senggigi Gate". Continue north on this main thoroughfare for 30 km. At the intersection of Pemenang, continue heading north on Jalan Raya Tanjung. Continue for more 6 km. On the left side of the road you will find Jalan Pantai Medana. Turn Left and continue onwards for 1.8 km, when you have reached the main Entrance Gate of The Oberoi, Lombok.