Bintan Island is certainly no longer foreign to heard to fans of Indonesian tourism destinations, especially for those who often visit the Riau Islands Province or come from neighboring countries such as Singapore and Malaysia. Bintan Island, which is where Tanjungpinang City is located, does have very extraordinary charms. The charm of Bintan Island makes tourists amazed. There are many tourist attractions on Bintan Island that you can visit to spend your vacation. see the following recommendations.
- Avalokitesvara Monastery
If you want a religious tour and try to get away from tourist attractions just like that, you must visit this monastery. As the largest monastery in Southeast Asia, this temple can be used to study for many monks from various countries. In addition, you will find a variety of interesting photography objects that can satisfy your photo hunting desire. Dewi Kuan Yin’s statue weighs 40 tons and is covered in gold, which of course, can be an interesting photo object for you.
- Aroma River Spa
If you like traditional treatments, do not miss Aroma River Spa. Besides being able to pamper your body with a variety of available spa treatments, you can also enjoy the cool air in the middle of the shady mangrove forest. Uniquely, Aroma River Spa is not an ordinary place because this place is the only floating spa in Bintan.
Aroma River Spa was deliberately designed with various facilities that blend with the mangrove environment. After you enjoy this traditional Riau spa treatment, you can continue your journey along the calm river. However, you do not need to walk because there are boats available.
- Penyusuk Island
Penyusuk Island is a place that is often used as a place to unwind on the weekends for those who want to leave the hustle and bustle for a while. This beach is still quiet and has not been commercialized as a tourist spot.
You can play in the water until you are satisfied. There is even no levy fee or entrance ticket to visit Penyusuk Beach. You need to sail from Trikora Beach for 40 minutes to get here.
- Mount Bintan
Although famous for its coastal tourist destinations, Bintan still has its natural beauty on Mount Bintan as high as 340 meters above sea level. You can find a beautiful waterfall there.
If you visit between July and August, you have the opportunity to taste the Bintan durian fruit that thrives around the forest of Mount Bintan.
- Penyengat Island
Penyengat Island is the former territory of the Kingdom of Johor. You can browse various historical buildings scattered throughout the island, the most famous of which is the Sultan Riau Grand Mosque, built over 40 years and features unique architecture. The colors are yellow and green, immediately seeing its splendor when you set foot on this island.
- Tasik Divers Bintan
Bintan is indeed a paradise for underwater tourism because there are many beaches to enjoy their beauty. One of the marine attractions that must be visited is Tasik Divers Bintan. Here you can enjoy the beautiful rows of beautiful coral reefs and the many colorful fish that can soothe the eyes.
To enjoy the beautiful underwater scenery at Tasik Divers Bintan, you do not need to spend a lot of money. Make sure if you visit this place, bring a waterproof camera because it is a shame if you don’t capture special moments with beautiful coral reefs and fish.
The facilities available at Tasik Divers Bintan are also quite complete, so you don’t have to worry about their safety. It should be noted, if you visit here, don’t let you damage the underwater beauty.
- Sand Island
Often referred to as the white sand island, this Sand Grounded island is only inhabited by a few island guards. Apart from being uninhabited, they are the only ones who care for and keep this island clean and tidy.
As a suggestion, you can visit this place by following a tour package from a local travel agent because the price will be much more affordable. If you use a tour package provided by a resort around Sand Grounded Island, it might be more expensive.
- Senggiling Beach
This beach area is not as famous as other beaches in Bintan. The reason is that the road access is still difficult for tourists to reach, even though it is located next to Lagoi, a famous tourist attraction in Bintan.
This beach offers a beach ecosystem that is still natural and awake because of the infrequent tourists who stop by. The sand is pure white and feels soft on the feet. The shoreline is quite long, accompanied by large stones that adorn it.
Whether your trips take you on a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts, or urban attractions, additional research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Bintan by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.