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Rimba Jaya

3 May 2018

Rimba Jaya is one of the best hangout spots in Tanjung Pinang after the sun sets. Go on an empty stomach! The area plays host to a night market, hawker centre, hipster cafes, a bar and even an authentic Japanese restaurant. Due to the affordable prices across the area, it is popular amongst the locals too.   At Cangkir Hawker Centre, fragrances wafting from the rows of food stalls will lead you to savoury local ...

Rimba Jaya2018-09-26T17:19:32+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 Trip2018-09-28T09:33:49+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 Tour2019-05-21T09:25:32+00:00

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, ...

Tanjung Pinang Sightseeing2019-05-21T10:13:43+00:00

Akau Potong Lembu

24 September 2018

Functioning as a carpark in the day, Akau Potong Lembu sees a stream of hawkers pushing in their food carts in the late afternoon and transforms into an open-air hawker centre at night. It is popular amongst natives of Tanjung Pinang for its cheap and delicious local fare.   Majority of the tenants here are Chinese and hence visitors of the same race can comfortably fall back on their mother tongue or even dialects (Hokkien/Teochew) ...

Akau Potong Lembu2018-11-12T09:40:28+00:00