- 1 Where is Bintan island located?
- 2 Who owns Bintan Island?
- 3 How do I get to Bintan Island?
- 4 What is Bintan island known for?
- 5 Which is better Bintan or Batam?
- 6 Is Bintan bigger than Singapore?
- 7 How do I get from Malaysia to Bintan Island?
- 8 Is Bintan expensive?
- 9 How do I get from Singapore to Bintan?
Where is Bintan island located?
Bintan is a beautiful island located as part of the Riau Archipelago in Indonesia. Its proximity to Singapore makes it famous among international tourists. Bintan is a great choice for an island getaway.
Who owns Bintan Island?
The governments designated the entire northern coast of the island for tourism, and the 17,500ha parcel of land, which is masterplanned and managed by Singapore- and Indonesia-owned investment company Gallant Venture, became home to eight independently owned and operated resorts, such as The Banyan Tree Bintan, four
How do I get to Bintan Island?
There is a regular ferry service operated by Bintan Resorts Ferries (BRF) that plies between Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT), Singapore and Bandar Bentan Telani (BBT) Ferry Terminal, Bintan Resorts. The high-speed catamaran ferry ride only takes 60 minutes.
What is Bintan island known for?
As the largest island in the Riau Island, Bintan is the perfect heavenly getaway for leisure and adventure seekers. Best known for its high-end resorts, world-class golf courses, and magnificent coastal beauty.
Which is better Bintan or Batam?
Both these islands are well known to be touristy and not exactly your ideal island holiday. But in a pinch and you want to choose, then Bintan Island is the better choice with nicer beaches though not exactly paradise. Batam Island though is apparently cheaper but could be overcrowded.
Is Bintan bigger than Singapore?
Bintan’s land area is 1,173 square kilometres (453 sq mi) (total area is 60,057 square kilometres (23,188 sq mi) including 96% sea area). Singapore, the closest major city, is a 45-50 minute trip by motorised catamaran across the Singapore Strait from Bintan Resort area in the northwest of the island.
How do I get from Malaysia to Bintan Island?
There are 7 ways to get from Malaysia to Pulau Bintan (Island) by bus, ferry, train or plane
- Take the bus from KL Sentral to Tampines MRT.
- Take the ferry from Tanah Merah to Tanjung Pinang.
Is Bintan expensive?
Bintan is a relatively expensive destination. It’s in Indonesia but the island welcome many tourists from Singapore. Transport from Singapore will cost you from SGD 180 return for 2 pax. resorts are really expensive and prices are comparable to Singapore.
How do I get from Singapore to Bintan?
There is no direct connection from Singapore to Bintan Lagoon. However, you can take the subway to Tanah Merah, take the walk to Tanah Merah Stn, take the line 35 bus to Tanah Merah Ferry Ter, take the walk to Tanah Merah Terminal, take the ferry to Bandar Bentan Telani, then take the taxi to Bintan Lagoon.