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Bintan Island is part of the Riau Islands, part of Riau Province, Sumatra Indonesia. It is closer to Singapore than it is to Sumatra. A ferry from Singapore takes around 55 minutes or a ferry from Batam island only takes 20 minutes. The main city of Bintan is Tanjung Pinang ('Areca Palm Cape')

 

Massage and Health Spa's on Bintan

Banyan Tree Resort offers a Back Revival Treatment which is an invigorating back massage that uses a menthol-based lotion to stimulate sore muscles and relieve tension in the back, this is followed by a clay and paraffin treatment. Price is 1,109,748Rp+ (US$100+) for 90 minutes. www.banyantree.com

Taman Sari Royal Heritage Spa - www.tamansarispa.com

Golf Courses on Bintan Island

Laguna Bintan Golf Club

18 hole golf course designed by Greg Norman

Site A4, Lagoi

Bintan

website: www.banyantree.com

 

Ria Bintan Golf Resort

Ria Bintan has 2 golf courses, and 18 hole Ocean course and a 9 hole forest course. Located right next to the Club Med Ria Bintan resort.

Webiste: www.riabintan.com

 

How to get to Bintan

 

Ferries can be caught to Bintan from Singapore, Johor Bahru Malaysia and Batam. The ferries arrive at Bandar Bentar Telani Ferry Terminal on the western side of the island, located close to Tanjung Pinang the main town on Bintan.

 

Bintan Resort Ferries have up to 7 ferries going between Singapore's Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and Bintan from S$22 one way for adults. http://www.brf.com.sg

 

Penguin Ferry Service has 2 ferries daily going between Singapore's Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and Bintan from S$25 one way for adults. http://www.penguin.com.sg/ferryschedule.htm

 

By plane

 

Bintan's airport is located in Tanjung Pinang.

 

Sriwijaya Air has direct flights between Tanjung Pinang and Batam, Banda Aceh, Jakarta, Pekanbaru and Penang in Malaysia. www.sriwijayaair-online.com

 

Lion Air has connecting flights to over 30 destinations in Indonesia as well as connecting flights to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City.  www.lionair.co.id

Accommodation on Bintan

Club Med Ria Bintan opened in 1997. www.clubmed.com.sg

Banyan Tree Resort www.banyantree.com

 

 

 

 

Last updated 17th June 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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