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Grotto Santa Maria

13 June 2018

Approximately 20 minutes away from the pearly sands of Trikora Coast, lies a serene pilgrimage spot known as the Grotto Santa Maria. From the entrance, the trail starts with the ’14 Stations of the Cross’, depicting the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion in limestone statues, leads up to a beautifully preserved statue of Virgin Mary in a cave, beside a quaint little chapel. The chapel comes to life on Sundays as devotees gather with song and ...

Grotto Santa Maria2018-11-12T09:18:36+00:00

Gunung Bintan Adventure Trek

8 August 2018

Trek through the dense rainforest of Gunung Bintan to conquer Bintan's highest peak at 340 metres with a local guide. Soak in the beauty of nature as you marvel at giant ancient trees that are over 40 metres tall and be sure to look out for seasonal fruits as well as inhabitants of the forest such as silver leaf monkeys, deer and sun birds.   Recommended to Bring/Wear: Sneakers/Trekking Boots (No Slippers) Long Pants & ...

Gunung Bintan Adventure Trek2020-03-23T15:26:57+00:00

22 Rose Wedding Couples Wed at Bintan Resorts

27 November 2017

22 couples from China made their wedding vows on Tuesday, 10th May 2016 in Bintan Island, Indonesia. This significant event was a result of a collaboration between Bintan Resorts, China company—Rose Wedding, Changi Airport Group, Singapore Airlines and Singapore Alive (member of JTB). Along with family members, the couples were joined by Deputy Director of Shanghai Tourism Bureau during their stay in Bintan from 9-12 May. This added up to a crowd of 100 people ...

22 Rose Wedding Couples Wed at Bintan Resorts2018-07-24T10:49:59+00:00

Gurun Pasir Busung

13 June 2018

Be transported into a dreamy insta-worthy photo spot with mysterious and picturesque hilly sand dunes at Gurun Pasir Busung. Located next to the road, Jalan Raya Busung near Tanjung Uban, the western bay of Bintan Island, it is hard to imagine coming across a 'desert' in the middle of a tropical Indonesia island.   After the extraction of sand was prohibited in Bintan Island, the area was left untouched and transformed into a charming desert ...

Gurun Pasir Busung2018-08-14T11:32:54+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