A breathtakingly stunning island situated at the Singapore-Indonesia border- Bintan, is the most popular island getaway from Singapore. The spellbinding beauty of the place easily leaves its tourists in awe. While the beaches in Singapore are manmade, Bintan gives you the feeling of that perfect laid-back natural beach vacay. So, if one is looking for a relaxing beach holiday, Bintan is the place to be. Swim in the ocean, lay by the pool, eat a lot of fresh seafood delicacies while sipping fresh coconut water is what every tourist requires to do on this beautiful island. This beach resort location is a favorite holiday getaway spot for Singaporeans and travelers alike. A small ferry ride from Singapore brings visitors to this island where one can lay by the beach and do absolutely nothing. On the contrary, Bintan too has a variety of tourist and sightseeing activities for the ‘do-all-the-things’ kind of travelers. One can take part in part in all kinds of water activities, take jungle tours or ATV tours. Other tourist spots which should not be missed when visiting Bintan are Banyan Tree Temple- exactly as the name suggests, the temple has been swallowed by the big banyan tree that is said to be here since last 200 years, Chinese settlement at Senggarang, 500 Lohan Temple, 5-storey tall statue of Guan Yin coated in gold at The Vihara Avalokitesvara Graha or the Guan Yin Temple and take a boat ride into dense mangroves.
So, go ahead plan either a family vacation or a romantic getaway and discover the undiscovered Bintan island.