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Welcome to Bintan Island

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In recent years, Bintan has been transformed into a premier tourist destination where perfect getaway dream can be reality. Bintan has been blessed with breath taking beaches, secluded coves, spectacular dive spots lush greenery.

In line with "Billow Sail to The Prosperous, Competitive, and Cultural 2010" vision of Bintan Regency, international investors have developed many new hotels, integrated resorts, intenational golf courses on the Island of Bintan

Your visit to Bintan will not be bored nor unispired because there are many other interesting places like Bintan mountain where you can take up the challenge places like Bintan mountain where you can take up the challenge of Trekking throught Bintan's rainforest up to the summit of this 340 m high mountain, and you bewared with wonderful views. There are also the Pasar Malam Akau (Night Market), Pelantar (Water Village), Sri Bintan Kampung Eco Tour and Sri Kecil Adventure, and shops selling local handicraft. You will be more than glad with your visit to Bintan.

About Bintan Island

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1,030 sq km
50 km southeast of Singapore

300,000

Bahasa Indonesia, English widely used in business

Tropical and humid, 24 - 31C

Kijang Airport

7hrs ahead of GMT
1hr behind Singapore time

Access to Bintan Island

The Bintan Island are a major gateway into Indonesia because of good ferry links to nearby Singapore and Malaysia. Many of the seaports in the Riau Islands and the main airport of Batam are visa free and visa on arrival points of entry.
  • By Plane

    Batam's Hang Nadim International Airport fields flights from various destinations in Indonesia. Bintan has a smaller airport at Kijang which has several domestic flights, including to the remote Natuna Islands.
  • By Ferry

    Ferries are the main way to get to the Bintan Islands. Visitor should check the individual island or city pages for details schedule.
  • From Singapore

    Frequency ferries connect Singapore with Batam and Bintan. Besides the two popular island, ferries also link Singapore with Tanjung Balai on Karimun Island and Tanjung Batu on Kundur Island.

    From Malaysia Frequent ferries link Johor Bahru with Batam and Bintan. Ferries also run between Kukup in the south western part of Johor state, and Tanjung Balai on Karimun Island.
  • From other parts of Indonesia

    Numerous ferries link Sumatra mainland cities such as Pekanbaru, Dumai, Palembag, Kuala Tungkal in Jambi and other smaller ports with Batam, Bintan, Karimun and other island groups. Ships belonging to Indonesia's passenger shipping company Pelni call at Bintan's Kijang port, Batam's Sekupang domestic ferry terminal and the Natuna Islands, lingking them with Jakarta, Medan, Pontianak and other major ports.

Bintan's Fantastic Leisure

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Beach

Bintan resort boasts pristine, white-powdery sand beaches fringed by gently swaying palms, clean marine waters and lush tropical greenery. Bask in the sun or enjoy a romantic sunset with a drink in hand.
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Water Sport

Year end wind and waves make Bintan ideal for wind surfing. Kayaking, banana boat rides and wake boarding are the favorites and available at water sports centres.
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Shopping

Drop by for a spot of shopping and local food against a rustic kampung bakdrop at Pasar Oleh Oleh. Or simply sit back and enjoy some local food and a nice icy Bintang Beer.
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Local Food

Seafood is a specialty of the Riau Island. Try the "Gong Gong" sea snails only found around Bintan and Batam Island.