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Trikora Coast

13 June 2018

On the Eastern coastline of Bintan Island, Trikora Coast is approximately a 45-min car ride from Bintan Resorts. A relaxing hide-out for urbanites who want to recharge their wearied senses, Trikora offers four beaches, each leading into crystal clear waters of blue and teal. Locals often spend time at Trikora Coast on the weekends, for a family picnic or renting one of the thatched huts along the coastline to soak in the sea breeze with ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Tanjung Pinang Sightseeing

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, ...

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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 ...

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