The words “Welcome To Batam” emblazoned on Clara Hill in Batam, Riau Islands. The series of words seemed to invite those who read it to visit it. Situated near to Singapore, it is a favorite island for residents and tourists nearby who wish to get closer to nature or simply to relax. Bintan is an island and regency in Riau Islands Province. Tanjungpinang is the capital of the province. The climate and exotic nature are the main attraction for domestic and foreign tourists, especially from Singapore.
Batam has Hang Nadim International Airport. Through this airport, people from various cities in Indonesia, for example, Pekanbaru, Palembang, Medan, Jakarta and Surabaya are able to visit Batam. The airport also serves international flights from and to Malaysia. Batam can also be accessed by ferry from various cities in Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. The nearest airport for Bintan is Tanjungpinang Airport. Otherwise, if you are coming via Batam, you can cross by ferry to get to Bintan Island with daily departures from Batam to Lagoi or Tanjung Pinang. Direct ferries are available from Singapore and Malaysia.
Bintan Island is an island in Riau Islands Province. Tanjungpinang is also the capital of the province.
A popular beach in Bintan due to the clean and beautiful natural landscape. See the beautiful rows of coconut trees right on the beach. There are Mangrove Forest and Sebong River that you should visit as well.
Trikora Beach is located in Malang Rapat Village, Gunung Kijang District. This beach has blue water and white sand. Large rocks are found around the beach.
Penyengat Island has Riau Malay Kingdom’s heritages. Although it is a small island, there are quite many tourists who like to visit this island. Here you can also see the Sultan Riau Mosque with unique architecture.
The most popular destination in Bintan is Bintan Resort. The area is about 2,300 hectares wide. This resort is located right in above beautiful white sand with direct view to the South China Sea.
The capital city of Riau Islands province. You must visit Mangrove Sei Carang and Avalokitesvara Graha Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia. Do not miss the Pencil Monument, a symbol of literacy in Riau Islands.
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