Eight Travel Destinations in Bintan Island

Eight Travel Destinations in Bintan Island

16 Dec 2022


Bintan Island is getting more popular as a holiday destination where you can choose to spend your time with family and friends. Bintan is in Riau Islands province, the western part of Indonesia, which is known for its beautiful landscape. Other than that, Bintan also has historical tourist attractions. You can experience the comfort of luxurious resorts with various places to visit during your holiday. Here is a list of recommended tourist attractions in Bintan for you to choose from.

1. Lagoi Bay.
Location: Desa Sebung Lagoi, Kecamatan Teluk Sebong, Pulau Bintan, Kepulauan Riau.
Operational Hours: Everyday, 24 hours.
Entrance Ticket: Free.

Picture of Lagoi Bay
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Lagoi Bay is known as a tourist icon in Riau Islands. Lagoi Bay itself is being developed into a new center for Bintan that is often referred as The New Heart of Bintan. There are a lot of fun activities you can do in this place. You can rent fishing or water sport equipment such as jet skis and speedboats. Lagoi Bay has a variety of modern facilities such as luxury resort that is often visited by honeymooners. And then at night, you can feel romantic vibes from the colorful lanterns lit in this area. You will have many things to do so that you will not feel bored during your trip.


2. Trikora Beach.
Location: Desa Malang Rapat, Kecamatan Gunung Kijang, Pulau Bintan.
Operational Hours: Everyday, 24 hours.
Entrance Ticket: Free.

Picture of Trikora Beach

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Trikora is one of the most beautiful beaches on Bintan Island where you can see rows of coconut trees that grow up to more than five meters high along this coast. Moreover, this beach also provides white sand that is slightly brown, which is the best spot to take your travel photos.


3. Bintan Mangrove.
Location: Pertokoan Pujasera, Sebong Lagoi, Teluk. Sebong, Kabupaten Bintan, Kepulauan Riau.
Opening Hours: Everyday, 7AM – 6PM.
Entrance Ticket: IDR 380.000,00 (include life jacket, water, and speedboat facility).

Picture of Bintan Mangrove

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Bintan Mangrove is one of the tourist destinations in Indonesia which is on the rise. One of the reasons why this place is loved by visitors is because of its natural beauty that is still well maintained. This heaven on earth is located at Sebong River which divides the area of ​​Kampung Lagoi and Sebong Lagoi Village. To enter the mangrove forest area, you must be accompanied by the tourist guide who will take you to explore the mangrove forest using a speedboat. In approximately one hour's duration, you will be carried away, as if you are in the paradise of the world, enjoying the natural beauty of Bintan Island.


4. Panglong Tourism Village.
Location: Desa Berakit, Kabupaten Bintan, Kepulauan Riau
Opening Hours: Everyday, 7AM – 6 PM.
Entrance Ticket: Free.

Picture of Panglong Tourism Village

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Panglong Tourism Village has a unique appeal for tourists who wish to experience Bintan traditional house called Rumah Arang. This traditional house was used by the Sea Tribe to make charcoal. The shape is like an igloo house, but the main material is brick. Later, this place was abandoned due to government ban of using the mangrove to make the charcoal. Now you can visit this unique red-shaped building with green grass which adds to its beauty. You can enjoy taking pictures in this place without paying any entrance fee.


5. Senggiling Beach.
Location: Sebong Lagoi Bay, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands.
Opening Hours: Everyday, 5AM – 8 PM (daily).
Entrance Ticket: IDR 8.000,00.

Picture of Senggiling Beach

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This beach may not be as popular as Lagoi and Trikora Beach, but that doesn't mean it isn't as attractive. Senggiling Beach is in Sebong Lagoi, Sebong Bay. The distance from Tanjung Pinang is about an hour's drive and unfortunately you must deal with winding and steep roads along the way. Upon arrival at this beach, tourists can enjoy panoramic views of white sand and rows of granite by the blue seas.


6. Mount Bintan Waterfall.
Location: Kampung Bekapur, Desa Bintan Buyu, Kecamatan Teluk Bintan, Kabupaten Bintan, Provinsi Kepulauan Riau.
Opening Hours: Everyday, 7AM – 6PM (daily).
Entrance Ticket: Free.

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The next Bintan Island destination is Mount Bintan Waterfall. This waterfall’s height is up to 300 meters with a heavy water discharge. There are brown cliffs around the waterfall area that makes this place look more exotic. Mount Bintan Waterfall has always been a stopover for climbers or people who want to camp on Mount Bintan.


7. Ranoh Island.
Location: Near Pulau Abang-besar, Pulau Abang, Galang, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau.
Opening Hours: Everyday, 24 hours.
Entrance Ticket: Starts from IDR 300.000,00 (for local tourist) – IDR 780.000,00 (for international tourists).

Picture of Ranoh Island

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This island offers beautiful beaches and is equipped with facilities that provide comfort for visitors. Some of the exciting facilities you can enjoy in this island are archery, ball, camping, fishing, jet skiing, banana boat, snorkelling, canoeing, and waterpark to name a few.


8. Senggarang Village.
Location: Kecamatan Tanjungpinang Kota, Kota Tanjungpinang, Kepulauan Riau, Indonesia.
Opening Hours: 7AM – 8PM (daily).
Entrance Ticket: Free.

Picture of Senggarang Village

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Senggarang is a village inhabited by many Chinese people, so it can be said to be a Chinatown area in Tanjung Pinang. There are many temples and statues that adorn every corner of this village.


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