15 of the Best Accommodations
in Bintan for a Quick Getaway

Looking for a hassle-free weekend getaway? Bintan Island is the perfect location for this! Being the largest island in the Riau Archipelago, Bintan is renowned for its luxurious resorts. So, if you would like to experience how it’s like to be a Kardashian over the weekend, don’t hesitate to book a trip over! After all, it is only a 60-minute boat ride from Singapore.

For your ease and comfort during your getaway, we’ve compiled 15 places to stay in Bintan!

Strategically located in Tanjung Pinang City, CK Tanjungpinang Hotel is easily accessible from ferry terminals and Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport. In addition to that, the resort is within walking distance to shopping centres and traditional markets — perfect for lovers of shopping. Further enjoy your stay in the modern hotel with access to room service 24/7, a minibar and various other facilities!

For those who love historical sites, add Penyengat Island to your itinerary! This island is full of history, being the home to the oldest ruler’s royal palace and tomb, as well as a cultural centre that showcases Malay music and dance performances. Alas, if this perks your interest, the journey there takes only 15-minutes via sampan!

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Photo by CK Tanjungpinang Hotel

Within the majestic south-eastern coasts of Bintan, you will find tranquility at Bintan Agro Beach Resort. Indulge yourselves in the relaxing and fun activities offered at the resort! There are plenty of activities to pick from — such as touring around a Mangrove and dining at their Sun & Moon Kelong Restaurant and Bar!

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Ever wanted to try glamping? If you’ve never heard of the term, it’s basically “glamorous” and “camping” combined into one word. Voila, you get a style of camping with amenities fitting those of a luxurious resort. Fulfil those dreams in Bintan at ANMON! You will surely enjoy your weekend here. Facilities include:

  • an en-suite bathroom
  • a party pool set with a large outdoor cinema screen
  • a desert-inspired cocktail bar
    a fusion Mediterranean restaurant


Plus, if you are celebrating anything, you can utilize their fully-equipped event dome(s) for the perfect occasion.

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Photo by @epicuriannelove on Instagram

Located at the heart of Lagoi Bay, Grand Lagoi Hotel is surrounded by the rustic and quaint side of Bintan. True to its name, the resort is tastefully designed and offers majestic views of its surroundings! Moreover, there is an assortment of indoor and outdoor amenities available:

  • Entertainment room (home to a mini-theatre, karaoke room, and video game console room!)
  • Bicycles for cycling
  • Badminton courts
  • Infinity Pool and more!

(Or you could head to the nearby Lake Lagoi or Bay Beach!)

Vying for more adventure? Head to Nirwana Gardens, which is 15-minutes away. There, you can experience the thrill of water sports like parasailing and recreational activities like archery! If you have kids, do send them to the kids club so you can catch a break.

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Spreading over 300 hectares of the Pasir Panjang beach and lush greenery lies Bintan Lagoon. With its size, this is the perfect location for those with larger families! Each of their villas is equipped with three to four bedrooms and a large living area. On top of that, you get your very own kitchenette, barbeque areas, and a personal buggy to move around the resort.

Bintan Lagoon also boasts 14 different wining and ding experiences that cater to different tastes. If you prefer Italian cuisine, you could head to Mangia, which serves customised dishes. On the other hand, if you like Chinese or Taiwanese meals, Chop Chop would be the eatery for you!

Also, there is a myriad of activities to do here! However, this resort is renowned for two of its golf courses. Both the Jack Nicklaus Sea View Golf course and the Ian Baker-Finch Woodlands Golf course are designed to provide the exceptional golfing experiences!

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Photo by Bintan Lagoon

Wanna tweak your holiday to suit your own desires? Cassia Bintan provides you the best opportunity to do so. Ultimately, their mantra is to “let you custom-make your stay, your way.” Pick the activities you like and watch it transform into the holiday of your dreams. Whether you’re looking to have fun while basking in the sun or simply want to have a relaxing vacation in a homely accommodation, they’ll provide you with it.

The array of choices you have include:

  • hanging out at the apartment-styled rooms of the hotel
  • being your own masterchef in a kitchen equipped with the essentials
  • venturing to the Xana Beach Club to dine by the sea 
  • playing board games on the mezzanine floor
 

Again, if you prefer outdoor activities, Cassia Bintan is not short of any of the fun water sports, golf and ATV activities! Additionally, if you’re travelling solo, you can also jam out at their hangout zone with other globetrotters.

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Photo by Cassia Bintan

Doulos Phos, also fondly known as The Grand Old Lady of the Seas, was a ship that first set sail in 1914. Since then, it has retired as the “World’s Oldest Active Ocean Going Passenger Ship” in the Guinness World Records. Now, it sits on her very own Anchor Isle beside the Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal as a luxury hotel!

Many have said that staying here is a unique experience, where you will be treated like a celebrity through their world-class service and amenities. For instance, the hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a bar in Lagoi, and an inhouse (or inship?) museum! Many do compliment the sunset view within the ship as well!

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Photo by @whatsaysky_ on Instagram

Situated on a private beach on the Tanong Said Bay, Angsana Bintan is the only resort with a dedicated marine conservation centre! There are various water sports facilities in the said centre to enjoy. However, if you get tired of the sun and the water, you can head to Bintan’s local shopping area, which is 15 minutes away from Angsana.

If not, you can either pamper yourself by getting a massage at the spa or dining by the beach at the Pantai Pantai Grill & Bar! Fancy tasting dishes from across the globe? Head to Lotus Cafe instead! In the case of your little one(s), the kid’s club is the place to be. However, the best part is waking up to the sunrise or the lush greenery in your room’s balcony, which overlooks the South China Sea or the garden!

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Photo by @gracesaad.photography on Instagram

Here is a resort where you will feel infinitely welcomed! With a promise to have something to do for everyone, Nirwana does have a wide range of activities — from dipping into their infinity pool to playing billiard!

Furthermore, they also offer seven dining options, which include Indian, western and Asian cuisine! For example, the Neydles House Restaurants serves a variety of authentic noodle dishes from across Asia. Uniquely enough, you can dine over the water at the Kelong Restaurant, which serves Chinese and Indonesian delights! If you do ever get hungry at odd hours (aka 3am), their in-room dining service is available 24/7.

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The perfect vacation sanctuary awaits you at The Residence Bintan. Nestled in the shores of the largest island in the Riau Archipelago, the resort is surrounded by abundant space and nature. Surely, you will appreciate the panoramic views of the area!

Additionally, you get to enjoy gourmet creations and soul-pleasing comfort food when you dine by the ocean. Intriguingly, some of their dishes include vegetation grown in their backyard! If that isn’t fresh, what is?

Besides that, you can also expect to pamper yourselves in their spa rooms, created by renowned British spa brand ila. Their therapists are all experienced, so you can be assured of top-notch treatments that energise you.

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Photo by The Residence

Here is another glamping resort that might interest camp-lovers! Set along the extraordinary Crystal Lagoon, this resort is home to a collection of safari-inspired tents. Each is equipped with a private patio, canopy beds, air-conditioning, and other amenities for a comfortable stay! If you’d like more, the Deluxe room offers a large main room and a whirlpool tub.

Besides that, you can enjoy the delicacies and beverages at the Patio Restaurant and Bar, which overlooks the lagoon! You could also easily arrange a barbeque in your tent.

Other fun activities to do here include swimming in the lagoon, jet-skiing, kayaking (tours are available!), golfing, or hiking!

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Photo by @davywg on Instagram

12. Mayang Sari Beach Resort (by Nirwana Gardens)

In the local language, “Mayang” refers to “blossoms of the palm,” while “Sari” means “essence of the flower.” True to its name, the resort captures nature’s beauty in its essence and fragrance. Located on the northern coast of Bintan, leave the world behind you as you head up to this haven for a quick getaway! Like an islander, wake up to the fresh sea breeze and the sands of a tropical beach. Each of their air-conditioned chalets is equipped with modern amenities, including a private veranda with a garden or sea view.

Exciting activities offered by the resort include scuba diving, an off-road adventure tour, parasailing, and more! Check out the complete list here.

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Photo by Nirwana Gardens

Set in Lagoi Bay, the 5-star beach resort is spread across 14 hectares of lush tropical land, flanked by majestic views of the sea. Each of their villas was inspired by traditional Balinese architecture with a touch of contemporary! Additionally, each villa opens up to a private pool with a sun deck and gazebo.

Things to do at this resort include exploring the beachfront and lush gardens in the resort! There is only one restaurant in this resort, which is The Legenda Cafe. Evidently, Indonesian dishes are served in the restaurant, but you will find other Asian cuisines available as well. Lazy to head out? Enjoy a BBQ in the comfort of your villa instead!

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Photo by @joyagh on Instagram

Perched on a cliff flanked by stunning views of the South China Sea, lies Banyan Tree. This luxurious hideaway is nestled in vibrant greenery and is decorated beautifully in a traditional Balinese style. Experience the beauty of nature as you hike up the rainforest or bathe in the sun on their private beach. The resort boasts an extensive list of spa treatments, a well-maintained golf course, and a large selection of land and water sports. From riding quad bikes to snorkelling, this hotel does not lose out on their expansive list of activities! For an unrivalled experience, you can check out wildlife in their natural habitat, cared for by Environment Rangers as well.

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Photo by Banyan Tree

15. The Sanchaya Bintan

Last but not least is this drop-dead gorgeous resort! It has received numerous awards including “Top Resorts in Asia” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards for two consecutive years!

Sitting on the white sands of Bintan, Sanchaya is a whole new experience of luxury — from start to end! Minute details show the extra care the hotel puts into their service. For instance, you will be welcomed at the Singapore jetty with a pouch of ginger candies to counter seasickness! Plus, after arriving, you can expect an effective check-in process. In short, you can keep your expectations high if you’re staying here.

Each of their private suites and villas offers exquisite interiors and upscale amenities! One of them would be the Olympic-sized infinity pool, equipped with lounge chairs and a service that provides towels, water, and sun-care products! As a cherry on top, a fine dining experience also awaits you at Sanchaya. You can read a review of the amazing service and experience in detail here.

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Photo by @equaliving on Instagram

Ready for a blissful stay in any one of these resorts? Don’t waste your time on three different sites for your getaway. Easily book a 2D1N trip with us — we will take care of your transfers, accommodations and daily breakfast! Simply click here to pick the hotel of your choice. Otherwise, you can customise a tour here if you’re looking for something more! 

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