"Bintan Resorts - An easy getaway from Singapore." Top 5 Page for this destination Pulau Bintan by A2002

Pulau Bintan Travel Guide: 458 reviews and 1,450 photos

Pulau Bintan (Bintan Island) is one of the most visited island in the Riau Archipelago, belonging to Indonesia. The capital of the Riau Islands is Tanjung Pinang, which is on Pulau Bintan.

Bintan Resorts is constructed to be a place for relaxation and a getaway from the bustling city of Singapore. The Resorts are situated in the North of Pulau Bintan with many luxurious and internationally reputated hotels and resorts. The currency accepted within the resort area are Singapore dollars, US dollars and of course the Rupiah too. Credit card payments will be in Indonesian Rupiah only.

Within Bintan resorts, the cheapest accommodation that one can find will be "Mana-mana" which is quite popular with backpackers. It is within Nirwana Gardens.

For exclusive enjoyment and relaxation, I would suggest Indra-Maya Villas or Banyan Tree.You gotta pay for being "exclusive" too. The experience is excellent for getting away from the crowds and spending more quiet times with your other half or family. Wish you a romantic and relaxed stay at Bintan Resorts.

Only about resorts???

Pulau Bintan is not just about expensive resorts. These resorts area are quite secluded from the rest of Indonesia. There are daily scheduled ferries operated by "Bintan resorts" from Singapore, will bring you direct to the jetty at the resort area. There are day trips out to Tanjung Pinang or other places of Pulau Bintan at the hotel reception. A day trip to Tanjung Pinang is worth exploring to get a feel of the local life on Pulau Bintan.

There are also ferry services to Pulau Batam (Batam Island) and you can see Batam from the west coast of Bintan.

  • Last visit to Pulau Bintan: May 2003
  • Intro Updated Jun 6, 2004
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  • Jul 17, 2008 at 7:27 PM

    I love to go to T.Pinang and i never been there, what it is look like, is it the hotel nearby..i mean near the ferry terminal. TQ

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    Apr 3, 2006 at 8:27 PM

    Interesting read. Love those beach shots, especially with the writing on the sand,....lovely touch :o) Cheers, Ann :o)

  • muddybok's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2005 at 1:52 AM

    Wa-lau! Got buggy some more. Nice Bintan page.

  • bkoon's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2005 at 9:07 AM

    Nice stuffs.

  • xuessium's Profile Photo
    Apr 4, 2005 at 6:06 AM

    HI! Terence & Lina: Your advice on the Kelong Restaurant is spot on. Thanks!

  • gabriellefox's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2005 at 12:17 PM

    Looks like you had an amzing vacation. Very reminiscent of Burma in many ways!

  • kielorla's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2004 at 1:37 PM

    Hi I just come back from Bintan, didnt go explore Tanjung Pinang, after seeing your page makes me feel like going back to discover more.

  • dabuwan's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2004 at 11:27 AM

    Beautiful Bintan, except for the resort area that is not really Indonesia...

  • AyurinHiro's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2004 at 9:46 AM

    Hi! Thank you very much for referring my Bintan page in your accommodation tip (Angsana Resort and Spa) :-) You will visit Bintan again? Lucky you!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jun 2, 2004 at 5:41 PM

    This is a really great place for a vacation, almost like paradise... What a nice idea of you to make a BBQ for the monkeys in the jungle;-)

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