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South Bintan Heritage Tour

8 August 2018

Explore the rich culture and heritage of Bintan island with this day tour that covers the must-visit sites of South Bintan. Start the day at the surreal settings of Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (500 Lohan Temple), home to over 500 life-like stone statures of arhats and other intricately carved structures.   Next, board the pompong (water taxi) at the jetty of Tanjung Pinang and head towards Pulau Penyengat. Known as the abode of the kings, this ...

South Bintan Heritage Tour2020-03-23T15:44:27+00:00

Warung Yeah!

8 February 2018

Neatly tucked between the back of Plaza Lagoi and Lagoi Beach, Warung Yeah! serves up gastronomical fusion and Indonesian delights at affordable prices. Choose from their signature dishes like Sego Tahu (Javanese-style deep fried beancurd in special sauce), Ayam Bakar (grilled chicken in sweet soya sauce) or Ikan Bakar (grilled fish).   For those who may favour a little zest and spice in their palates, Warung Yeah! has a couple of dishes for your taste ...

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Bintan Delicacies

2 May 2018

The first thing one would notice when stepping into the café is that Bintan Delicacies feels similar to that of a quaint tea-house, both serene and peaceful - the perfect setting to while away a lazy afternoon with a decent cup of coffee or tea and some kueh lapis. Located within Chill Cove @ Treasure Bay Bintan, Bintan Delicacies is one of the best spots to take a break from all the fun in the sun at ...

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Trail of Sea Gypsies

8 August 2018

Embark on an adventure to discover the hidden gems along Bintan Island’s pristine eastern coastline. The first stop brings you to Panglong Village, Berakit, the largest Orang Laut (Sea Gypsies) village of the island. Spot interesting sights such as hand-made fishing tools and displays of 'sun tanning' kerupuk (prawn/fish flavored crackers) or small fish as you stroll through the labyrinth of stilt houses. Play a game of tag with the curious and jovial local kids before ...

Trail of Sea Gypsies2020-03-23T16:14:05+00:00

Tanjung Pinang

3 May 2018

Accessible by ferry from Singapore and Batam, Tanjung Pinang (Tanjungpinang) is the main town of Bintan Island and the capital of the Riau Islands. At bird's eye view, the township is lined with myraid piers, testimony to its role as a main trading port of the island. Steeped with laid back and idyllic charm, Tanjung Pinang offers great insights to Bintan’s local culture, history and heritage. Its traditional architecture reflects the influence of the 19th ...

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