For those vacationing in and around Singapore, Bintan is the perfect destination for a great weekend getaway. Things are so relaxing here that you might be tempted to just stay in your resort – don’t though! There are some great attractions for you to visit and experience here in Bintan.
If you’re staying at one of the more prominent Bintan resorts – say, for example, the Bintan Lagoon Resort – you should definitely head over to Chill Cove over at Treasure Bay. The whole drive will take you less than 20 minutes and once you make it, you’ll be able to enjoy a plethora of exciting water sports.
Tour the Mangroves
Along the beaches of Bintan, you’ll find extensive mangrove forests that are dense and bursting with life. These are ideal for a canoeing tour – either during day or night. Keep your eyes peeled on the canopy for rare avifauna and on the water’s surface for lurking crocodiles.
Tanjung Pinang Market
If you’re a shopaholic at heart, be sure to visit the Tanjung Pinang Market. This local marketplace sells all kinds of goods – from delightful snacks to locally produced garments. Search through the stalls enough and you might even discover a unique souvenir to take home with you!
Perhaps the most popular stretch of coastline you’ll find on the island, Trikora Beach is full of charm and atmosphere. The waters here are also teeming with life, so if you’re up for some snorkelling, a whole menagerie of marine life awaits!