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Bintan Holiday Package

Bintan Island or Negeri Segantang Lada is an island in the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia.  It is part of the Riau Islands province, the capital of which, Tanjung Pinang lies in the south and contains the island's main community. The Bintan Lagoon and Beach Resort is designed  with an exclusive approach from Singapore, that bypasses the capital city. It has modern facilities,  museums, handicraft shops, artists villages, eco-tourism related attractions and  two 18-hole championship golf courses with superlative accommodation. The bauxite mines in Bintan are the biggest in Asia, mainly for export to Japan! Look forward to the Bintan Holiday Package!

Tourist Attractions:

Bintan island is situated amidst natural tropical greenery, with emerald water beaches abound and coconut trees, hills and mangroves. Tourists who opt for this holiday tend to make a beeline for the beautiful Trikora beach, lined with palm-trees, and an affordable plethora of resorts, namely,the Bintan Agro Beach Resorts,  the  Ocean Bay Resort, and Kolam Kelong Trikora,  offering numerous water-sports, such as swimming and diving and fishing facilities.

 The highest mountain, Bintan Besar on the Bintan Island, Indonesia, is the remnants of an old volcano and the highest point on the Riau Archipelago,  the only place where the travellers can get to see vestiges of the tropical rainforests.   Renowned Buddhist temples are located outside central Tanjung Pinang in a small town named Senggarang.  A Palace and royal tombs,  the grave of Raja Ali Haji and also tombs of other royals, are located here. The old ruler was the creator and author of the first Malay Language grammar book, which is a rich legacy of the Riau Sultanate. Another tall monument of interest in Tanjung Pinang  is that erected in the memory of the national hero, Raja Haji Fisabilillah, a famous Malayan King, a site featuring on the World Heritage list, having outstanding universal value. The Banyan Tree Temple is a century –old temple located at Senggarang, with multiple Chinese pagodas, colourful paintings and wood carvings, placed within a courtyard facing the sea, and Chinese devotees from Singapore are seen around these temples offering prayers. Mesmerising glimpses on the Bintan Holiday Pacakge!

The yellow-coloured Masjid Raya Sultan Riay in Penyengat is a tourist hotspot, with several domes and minarets.A  vintage site of interest is also the "Old Stilt" village, in the mud flat low tide region near the jetties, known as Tanjung Pinang's Kampung ayer or Kampung Bugis. Watersports, like kayaking, snorkeling, diving, scuba-diving, fishing, swimming, wind surfing, canoeing, wake boarding and banana boat rides are the most popular activities on this island.  There is an elephant park, and tours may visit the farm-life areas, across the paddy fields, and even go island hopping. The Mangrove Discovery tour is enthralling, especially at night when the place is aglow with fireflies.From virgin white sands to crystalline waters and colorful coral reefs, Bintan promises a picture-perfect holiday. The Banyan Tree Bintan is a fantastic resort with villas built on the periphery of the forest land ,retaining an old-world charm, with a private spa! The Bintan Lagoon Resort has enticing archery grounds and cycling tracks. The Laguna Bintan is known for its Angsana Resort and Spa and the Bintan Agro Beach Resort is another pleasant resort.

Shopping:

Bintan Island  offer miles upon miles of retail therapy under one roof, but you can also get artistic brilliance in unique souvenirs with some  neat bargains.There is a huge array of beautiful, exotic Indonesian handicrafts sold on this island, from stunning hand-drawn batiks to cultural artifacts, guaranteed to impress the receiver or make an attention-grabbing decorative ornament.Located within vicinity of Bintan Resort, the Pasar Oleh Oleh is a cluster of traditional-style huts selling all Indonesian articles, from   wrap-around batik sarongs in a myriad of rainbow colours to a treasure trove of clothes, souvenirs and local delicacies.    The Pujasera Shopping Market and Tanjung Pinang have shop houses and street peddlars selling arts and crafts, groceries and provisions, as well as electronic goods, antiques, ceramics, handicrafts, jewellery, precious stones, hand-made toys, decorative items, clothing, Javanese batik in vibrant hues, and for a `sample’, the Indonesian clove cigarettes called ‘rokok kretek’. Tempestuous trials on the Bintan Holiday Package!

Cuisine:

When it comes to food, Bintan Island has a stupendous variety of dishes. There are plenty of restaurants around the island that serve more familiar, astounding international favourites, from Asian fusion to Mediterranean fare such as Italian, Southern French, Spanish, Japanese and Indian food. The island’s local delicacies are worthy of the adventurous palate,such as `keropok’, a snack, kueh lapsi,a layered cake, soto-noodles with chicken, gado gado,Indonesian vegetable salad,  nasi uduk, lemongrass scented coconut rice, and tempe,fermented soya beans! If you’re looking for a unique dining experience, head to a kelong-style restaurant where you can enjoy spectacular sea views as you dine, having separate al-fresco and air-conditioned dining areas with a bar!

Climate:

Bintan is pleasantly warm throughout the year with a  tropical climate.  Late March -early November is dry and   late November-early March is windy with light showers with a seasonal maritime climate when the summers are cooler than the winters.  In the equatorial region, summers are not usually cool, but at some point the winters can be warmer.

An enticing escapade on the Bintan Holiday Package!


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