Welcome To Bintan Island Indonesia

September 10, 2008 - Leave a Response

Location

Bintan Map

Bintan Map

Bintan is the largest island in the Riau province, area 1.140 sq. km, with a coastline of about 105 km. It is truly an unique paradise. Simple life, beautiful beach, friendly people which bring us the leisure. The island gives the refreshment to our mind and body. Tanjung Pinang, Kijang, Kawal, Trikora Beach, Senggarang, Tanjung Uban and Lagoi / Bintan Resort sites, are places that should not missed when you are in Bintan.

The People
The island has a population of about 200.000, and like the rest of Riau this is a true mix of cultures like Malay, Bugis, Chinese and the Orang Laut (sea people).

Bintan Currency
In Bintan island, most of the resorts accept Singapore Dollars (SGD) & US Dollars (USD). However if you plan to take a trip to Tanjung Pinang city, all the transactions are in Indonesia Rupiah (IDR) so you’re required to exchange your currency to Indonesia Rupiah when you plan to visit Tanjung Pinang city. You can also find many money changers are available in Tanjung Pinang city.

Activities
Recreational activities include snorkeling, jet-skiing, canoeing, wind surfing, golfing, fishing, sailing, diving, island hopping and shopping. Sun seekers may take a leisurely stroll along then white sandy beaches and enjoy sun bathing in the warm sunshine.

Climate
Bintan is very close to the equator and have a tropical climate throughout the year, with temperatures ranging from 21° to 32°, with an average of 26° Celsius. Humidity ranges from 61 to 96 percent. The period between October to March is characterized as the north monsoon season with more rainfall and stronger winds, but the weather is generally sunny all year around. Bintan Monsoon period starting from November to March.

Getting To Bintan
You can reach Bintan From Singapore, Malaysia (Johor Bahru) or Indonesia (Batam) by Ferries. Most international travelers arrive from Singapore and Johor Bahru. Bintan is also the major domestic seaport for the Riau Islands and is a port of call for Indonesia’s major passenger shipping company Pelni. Please click here to view more detail on getting to Bintan

Accommodation at Bintan

Bintan Agro Beach Resort

Bintan Agro Beach Resort

Bintan Agro Beach Resorts

Bintan Agro Beach Resort is located in the eastern part of the Bintan Island. Enjoy Exciting and Breathtaking sceneries of the beach with palm trees, white sands and blue water. A perfect place for you to watch sun rise in Bintan island.

Nostalgia Yasin Bungalow

Nostalgia Yasin Bungalow

Nostalgia Yasin Bungalow

Nostalgia Yasin Bungalow is located at Trikora Beach, an idyllic North-eastern part of Bintan Island, Indonesia, with a spectacular view of the sea and coconut trees swaying on a white sandy beach, Nostalgia Yasin trully lets you experience a sense of rustic tranquility with a touch of paradise and also a perfect Accommodation for backpackers.

Ocean Bay Bintan

Ocean Bay Bintan

Ocean Bay Bintan

Built off the white sandy beaches of Bintan Island, Ocean Bay Resort is a tropical fishing resort comprising 33 units of both beach front and sea chalets.

Nirwana Beach Club

Nirwana Beach Club

Nirwana Beach Club

Situated on the water’s edge of Indonesia’s Bintan island, Nirwana Beach Club welcomes you to the ultimate rustic beachfront hideaway. Indulge in a variety of water sports, nature and the timeless traditions of a village-style living. Feel your spirits lifted amidst the spacious thatched-roof chalets, sunny beaches and a blue ocean, savouring relaxation and a boundless choice of tropical activities.

Nirwana Resort Hotel

Nirwana Resort Hotel

Nirwana Resort Hotel

Nirwana Resort Hotel offers 245 rooms & suites (112 Superior Rooms, 86 Deluxe Rooms, and 27 Nirwana Suites) catering to every budget and need, offering breathtaking ocean, pool or garden views. The rooms are spacious and fully furnished with modern amenities for your comfort.

Mayang Sari Beach Resort

Mayang Sari Beach Resort

Mayang Sari Beach Resort

Mayang Sari Beach Resort offers 50 thatched-roof chalets in blocks of 4, all with private verandah offering a choice of sea or garden view. All chalets feature village-style architecture, with a unique decor and aromatic theme. For guests’ comfort, the air-conditioned chalets are equipped with modern amenities.

Bintan Lagoon Resort

Bintan Lagoon Resort

Bintan Lagoon Resort

The Bintan Lagoon Resort hotel offers a range of deluxe accommodation to suit couples, families and groups. All 473 rooms, suites and villa accommodation within the resort.

For more information about Bintan Island, please visit us at www.welcometobintan.com

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