Batam Versus Bintan – What’s The Difference?

The Sanchaya on Bintan

Resorts and Beaches Batam is home to a couple nice resorts including Turi Beach Resort and Montego Resort. Families can also enjoy a wallet friendly getaway at Holliday Inn. While it does not have access to a nice beach, the neighbouring Harris Resort has lots of kids activities. Bintan surpasses Batam when it comes to luxurious resorts and beautiful beaches. Banyan Tree Bintan has been gracing […]

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Nongsa Village Batam

Nongsa Village Batam

Nongsa Village is made up of 100 rustic, hardwood villas set in lush greenery with its own private beach. Just over half of the villas are privately owned by both locals and expats who enjoy the laid back vibe this area has to offer. For those that want to enjoy an over 160 sqm, 2 bedroom home all to themselves, […]

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Nongsa Point Resort

Nongsa Point Resort

Pull up in a yacht (or not) to Nongsa Point Marina and Resort. Incorporating a Marina at its doorstep, guests who travel by their own floating transportation can park right in front of the resort. For the rest of us that travel by ferry, Nongsa Point is still a nice waterfront getaway with a large freeform pool and a variety […]

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Friday Night Mediterranean Buffet at Turi Beach

Friday Night Mediterranean Buffet at Turi Beach

During a Friday night at Turi Beach Resort the Taming Sari Café rolls out tables of live cooking stations, a row of hot and cold dishes, and a dessert station for the Mediterranean Dinner Buffet. Outside at the live stations you can fill your plate with freshly cooked pasta, or hot chicken from a Shawarma spit. Then inside as a live […]

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Rest and Relaxation at Turi Beach in Batam Indonesia

Rest and Relaxation at Turi Beach in Batam Indonesia

As I lay on my lounger, drink in hand looking over the infinity pool at Turi Beach Resort, I realize that only a few hours earlier I was in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Singapore. Now, I am enjoying my version of paradise listening to crashing waves with my only worry being moving my lounger to keep […]

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Weekend Getaway in Batam, Indonesia

Weekend Getaway in Batam, Indonesia

The island of Batam in Indonesia is only a 45 minute ferry ride away from Singapore and although this island is part of Indonesia, when staying at either of the two popular resorts Harris and Holiday Inn, you will have no clue that you are in Indonesia. All of the staff speak English and more significantly every thing is in […]

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