Singapore / Bintan

ABOUT BINTAN

bintan-beach1Situated less than an hour away via comfortable catamarans from the modern and culturally vibrant city of Singapore, Bintan is one of Indonesia’s enchanting Riau islands in the South China Sea. Bintan caters for all whether you are an the adventurous explorer or enjoy relaxing in a tropical paradise, with endless pearly white beaches, a wide variety of resorts, and holiday activities including golf, spas and water sports. Combining a visit of Singapore and Bintan gives you the best of both worlds: a vibrant city and beautiful beach holiday.

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ABOUT SINGAPORE

Facts about Singapore

home-mbs-flyer-fireworksSingapore is a Southeast Asian city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 km north of the equator. An island country made up of 63 islands, it is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north and from Indonesia’s Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to its south.
Singapore is highly urbanised but almost half of the country is covered by greenery.

Some 5 million people live in Singapore, of whom 2.9 million were born locally. Most are of Chinese, Malay or Indian descent. There are four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil.

Tourism in Singapore

Some refer to her as the “little red dot”, but Singapore’s presence in the world today is much larger than this name
suggests. In fact, Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city that offers a world-class living environment, with her landscape populated by architectural wonders and new world developments. What you’ll discover about Singapore is a ubiquitous collage of cultures, where people of different ethnicities and beliefs coexist.

Whether you are after Nature & Wildlife, Sports, Family Fun, Nightlife, Culture & Heritage, Arts & Entertainment, there is something for you in Singapore!

Enjoy your stay! Check out the online traveler’s guide for more information.

Enjoy Bintan

Situated less than an hour away via comfortable catamarans from the modern and culturally vibrant city of Singapore, Bintan is one of Indonesia’s enchanting Riau islands in the South China Sea.

Bintan caters for all whether you are an the adventurous explorer or enjoy relaxing in a tropical paradise, with endless pearly white beaches, a wide variety of resorts, and holiday activities including golf, spas and water sports. Combining a visit of Singapore and Bintan gives you the best of both worlds: a vibrant city and beautiful beach holiday.

What to do in Bintan before/after your IRONMAN 70.3 race?

1. PLAY SOME GOLF

Four great golf courses, designed by golfing luminaries, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ian Baker-Finch and Greg Norman,
offer a unique golfing experience for golfers from beginners to professionals. Nestled within the rain forest, rolling fairways on hill sides, and with many holes skirting the white-sand beaches of Bintan Resorts, golfers cannot be blamed for being distracted by the serenity of the rain forest lining the fairways and the beautiful ocean view each time they step up on the tee box to take a shot.

There are not many places where you can golf without seeing tall buildings, hear traffic noise or have aeroplanes flying overhead. Bintan is one of them!

2. ENJOY A SPA TREATMENT

The spas in Bintan offer a wide range of experiences from ancient Asian and traditional Javanese massages to modern western therapies and natural beauty care that entice and perk up the senses which many a discerning guest should make a point not to miss.

Experience the assortment of treatments that will lift you out of your stressful and busy world into one of inner peace, serene relaxation and tranquility.

Each spa bears a unique and unmistakable identity and culture of its own.

3. DISCOVER THE ISLAND

Embark on a day trip around Bintan and discover the many enchanting corners of the island.

A broad variety of tours are on offer whether you wish to explore Bintan™s rainforest, local lifestyle or wildlife.