5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Indonesia's Bintan Island!

By Halal Trip | 13, Feb, 2017
5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Indonesia's Bintan Island!
Wondering why you should visit Bintan? Clear turquoise water framed by the white sandy beaches and beautiful, exclusive accommodation offerings greet you upon arrival. Visiting Bintan has become the best way to take a much needed weekend getaway from Singapore being only a 50 minutes catamaran ferry ride away. 

1) Experience an Extensive Variety of Water Sports & Activities

For travelers who enjoy adventure and watersports, Bintan has plenty of fun activities to offer.  Take flight on an ultra-light sea plane at Air Adventure Flight Club and enjoy the amazing coastal views of the South China Sea – Bintan is the only destination in Southeast Asia offering this activity. Take an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) ride at your resort and embark on an exciting jungle trail or along the beach.  Get your adrenaline pumping with kayaking or take your pick from the large variety of water sports available – such as canoeing, snorkeling, scuba diving and more.

2) Explore Bintan's Nature and Culture

For travelers who prefer sightseeing and immersing in the local culture of Bintan, take a trip with BRC Tours to explore the beautiful island. Going on island tours is one of the top must do activity to truly experience the different sides of this idyllic paradise. Take your pick from a historical day tour at Pulau Penyengat or cultural tours where you can observe the local way of life of the sea gypsies, go on a mangrove discovery tour or a half day trek at Gunung Bintan to get closer to nature.

3) Stay at Beautiful Resorts

Bintan has many excellent resorts that cater to your every need. Treasure Bay is an up and coming development that features The Canopi, located right next to the Crystal Lagoon, perfect for those looking for an adrenaline pumping vacation. Nirwana Gardens has some amazing accommodation options such as the Mayang Sari Beach Resort and Banyu Biru Villa – relaxing resort options for families with children. With all the activities Nirwana Gardens has to offer, they will never run out of things to do! Banyan Tree Bintan houses 64 beautiful villas that are ideal for couples who prefer more privacy.

 

4) Discover Bintan’s Hidden Photography Spots

Bintan has a unique mix of attractions that are great for any tourist. Drop by some of the best photography spots in Bintan such as Trikora Beach with its beautiful sand, street art walls along Tanjung Pinang’s jetty and the Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque. Exciting must visit attractions on Bintan include Tanjung Pinang, the Lagoi Bay Lantern Park and the night mangrove fireflies discovery tour!

5) Bintan Island for All Ages

Feeling bored on Bintan is almost impossible with a large range of activities for everyone – ideal for a honeymoon or family vacation.  Go-karting, cycling, elephant or horse riding, power paintball are just some of the fun things to do in Bintan. Group activities such as team bonding elements are available too. Other than stocking up on Vitamin E in the sun, visit some good shopping spots to wind down the day. Head on over to Tanjung Pinang City Centre Mall, Tanjung Pinang morning markets or Plaza Lagoi for souvenir options, dried goods and local art craft.

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