Shopping in Bintan Island - Shop Till You Drop!

By Halal Trip | 13, Feb, 2017
Shopping in Bintan Island - Shop Till You Drop!

Thinking of planning a trip to Indonesia? Don’t miss out on the jewel that is Bintan! During your visit to this destination, make sure to pick up a few souvenirs and gifts for keepsake. This is your HalalTrip shopping guide to Bintan, and here’s everything you need to know about shopping in Bintan from the best stores, inside tips to best buys!

1) Plaza Lagoi at Lagoi Bay

The newly opened Plaza Lagoi aims to elevate shopping experiences for travelers within Bintan Resorts. Transportation is available to Plaza Lagoi from most resorts. The retailers spread across two floors offering everything a traveler would need, from money exchanger, to tourist information, shopping, food, and spas. The BRC tours office is right around the corner, making it convenient to book tours and activities during your stay.

Muslim travelers need not worry about looking for a place to pray as there are prayer rooms available at this mall as well.


Address: Plaza Lagoi Jl. Gurindam Duadelas, Sebong Lagoi, Teluk Sebong, Bintan Regency 29155, Riau Island, Indonesia  

Tel: +62 770 692917/18

2) Tanjung Pinang

Tanjung Pinang is the capital of the Riau Islands with a population of approximately 200,000 people. Explore the different sides to Tanjung Pinang – traditional and new – with the City Centre Mall and Morning Markets. Although different in façade and offerings, each offers a unique shopping experience for every traveler.

Tanjung Pinang Morning Markets

Meeting the locals, discovering the hole-in-the-wall shops, and tasting the different varieties of street food and snacks are some of HalalTrip’s shopping recommendations to Bintan!


Don’t miss the wide array of shops that line the streets with a colourful variety of goods and value-for-money bargains, selling apparel to dried seafood to antique ceramics and handmade local crafts. The Tanjung Pinang morning markets are where the locals typically shop and sell their crafts so there is no other place to find the best and cheapest souvenirs to bring back home for your loved ones!


Tanjung Pinang City Centre Mall


Tanjung Pinang City Centre Mall is Bintan’s first integrated shopping mall, and it houses a variety of local and international stores and brands. It is a fully air-conditioned, family-friendly mall that is up-and-coming. Head down for a full range of shopping, dining and entertainment options.


Address: Jalan Raya Dompak, Batu IX, Tanjungpinang Timur, Sei Jang, Bukit Bestari, Sei Jang, Bukit Bestari, Kota Tanjung Pinang, Riau Island 29124, Indonesia


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