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Ramayana Witrano

3 May 2018

Located near the bridge to Pulau Dompak, Ramayana Wiratno is considered Bintan Island’s first major mall. This is where the locals head to check things off their shopping list. Here, you can snatch up some neat bargains with the extensive discounts offered. Those seeking traditional Indonesian costumes with vibrant-hued Batik fabric should make their way here.   There is a huge supermarket for daily necessities and an extensive arcade to keep the young ones occupied ...

Ramayana Witrano2018-06-05T17:25:18+00:00

Lagoi Bay Snorkelling Day Trip

8 August 2018

Start your trip at Lagoi Beach with a snorkelling tour of Bintan's beautiful underwater world. Build up the appetite for a fulfilling lunch at Plaza Lagoi, located a stone's throw away. With some free and easy time available after the meal; pamper yourself with a rejuvenating spa treatment, sip on interesting concoctions at the rooftop bar of Yeah! Lounge or try out other water sports and activities available at the beach. Before heading back to ...

Lagoi Bay Snorkelling Day Trip2020-04-15T15:34:00+00:00

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

Tanjung Pinang City Wanderer

8 August 2018

For an authentic local experience, venture out and head down south to Tanjung Pinang, main town of Bintan Island and capital of Riau Islands. Enjoy the ride and watch as the landscape of rustic dwellings and stretches of plantations transform to the elements of a bustling city. Visit local hangouts and absorb the sights and sounds of the vibrant Tanjung Pinang town where value-for-money bargains are abound from dried seafoods and fresh fruits, to toys, ...

Tanjung Pinang City Wanderer2020-03-23T16:15:56+00:00

Island of the Kings

16 August 2018

Embark on a journey back to the reign of Kings and Queens who once ruled the islands of the Riau Kingdom; stretching from what is now part of Indonesia, to Singapore and beyond to southern Malaysia. Admire the dense verdure on the slopes of the island's highest peak as you cruise pass Gunung Bintan. You will soon reach the jetty at Tanjung Pinang, the biggest town and capital of Bintan Island for a pompong (small ...

Island of the Kings2020-04-22T14:57:28+00:00