Yearning for a quick romantic getaway with your partner? Or a good pampering weekend with your girlfriends? Well… we got the ideal destination for you.
Bintan, one of Indonesia’s popular island after Bali is just a 45-minute ferry ride away from Singapore, making it the perfect place to have a short vacation without costing you a bomb. And check out these 5 most romantic hotels that we have shortlisted for you to have a wonderful holiday with your loved ones.
1) Banyan Tree Villas
Banyan Tree is Bintan’s only all-villa establishment, beautifully decorated in traditional Balinese style, each raised on stilts and set on hillsides. It features amazing villas such as the Rainforest Seaview Villa, Rainforest Oceanfront Villa and Ocean Villa on the Rock. They are all sea-facing and has a spectacular view of the sunrise and sunset. Each villa is spacious where you can enjoy the outdoor relaxation pool at the private balcony.
You will also be spoilt with its speciality dining experiences as you go on a culinary adventure on the beach, on top of a rock, on a clifftop cabana or a traditional fisherman’s boat for that unforgettable evening with your partner. For the ultimate indulgence, you can book a nice spa and massage treatment for the two of you to enjoy too.
2) Club Med Bintan
The award-winning Club Med Bintan Island is the perfect place for you to have a revitalising break with your partner, with its beautiful white sand beaches and magnificent tropical parks. If you and your partner prefer an adventurous experience, they offer activities such as tennis, horse riding, flying trapeze, snorkelling, kayaking and more. And if you want some quiet time, you can take a stroll along the beach or a relaxing spa session. After all these activities, you can enjoy a romantic dinner for two at The Terrasse with a breezy outdoor sitting area where South China Sea views are awe-inspiring.
3) Natra Bintan (The Canopi)
Never had a pleasant camping experience before? Good news! What happens when you add glamour to camping? You get Glamping, where it allows couples to stay in fully-furnished tents equipped with air-conditioning, a comfy bed and outdoor bathroom. Truly a novel way to spend an idyllic trip with your partner.
At Natra Bintan (The Canopi), it is home to Southeast Asia’s largest man-made saltwater lagoon. Over here, there is a wide range of water activities such as wakeboarding, jetovator and more that you can partake in. You can also explore the private mangroves by kayak or catch a ride on an ATV. After a day of activities, simply relax with a unique dining experience just beside the lagoon at The Patio Restaurant & Bar or you could also opt for an outdoor BBQ!
4) Angsana Bintan
For couples who love the sun, sea and sand, Angsana Bintan is the right place. Located just off the shores of Singapore, it can be reached via a high-speed catamaran ride. Here, you can experience the true island life on the pristine white-sand beaches; and feel at home in the thoughtfully designed rooms featuring ceiling-high windows with views of the South China Sea. With its own private beach, there are so many activities for you and your partner to partake in. Or simply just take a casual stroll along the sandy beach. After a full day of activities, end the day off with a session of Destination Dining where you can enjoy dinner like never before. Certainly, an activity that would surprise your loved one like no other. Unlike other resorts, this resort is less crowded, making it a perfect honeymoon getaway for couples.
5) Nirwana Resort Hotel
Nirwana Resort Hotel is just under an hour’s ferry ride to Bintan Ferry Terminal. It has 242 guestrooms, all with a sweeping sea, pool or garden views. It is also well-furnished with modern facilities and amenities as well as an array of recreational activities. Featuring an infinity pool with sea views, Nirwana Resort offers a full spa and fitness centre. You will be spoilt for choice at its dining ensemble of bars and restaurants too. Being a tropical and romantic hub for honeymoons and couples, Nirwana Resort guarantees an entertaining and relaxing holiday.