Bintan’s still and calm waters makes for perfect swimming conditions. The tropical island treats the swimmers with white sandy beaches, waving palm trees, crystal clear water and no swell or breeze.
The one-lap bike course is a stunning ride. The route meanders through the north-western part of the island, which, save for a few villages full of enthusiastic flag-waving spectators, still lies in its natural state: from lush, dense green forest to fantastic coastal views.
The NEW run course is a now a 2-lap affair offers a more varied scenery. A long out and back section also gives participants the opportunity to see their fellow athletes. Fun spectating spots are introduced this year to enhance the experience both for athletes and spectators.