Bintan Island is one of the most peaceful and beautiful island of Indonesia. Easiest way to go to Bintan is by using a small ferry ride from Singapore. Ferry ride only takes around 60 minutes with getting super experience. Bintan is popular for water spots and world class beach resorts among the international visitors .
How to get into Bintan island ?
When you are in Singapore you should go to Tanah Merah ferry terminal in order to catch the ferry to Bintan. There are different ferry companies over there and you can select a one you like to buy a ticket.
Is Visa required to go Bintan Island?
As I told you earlier bintan is an Island of Indonesia. So if your country passport needs visa to go to Indonesia you may may have to acquire before coming.
How much is the ferry ride to Singapore to Bintan?
Singapore to bintan ferry ride prices differ from ferry to ferry. It costs around SGD 60-70 to round trips for 1 person.
How long does it take to travel from Singapore to Bintan?
The ferry ride from Singapore Tanah Merah terminal to Bintan ferry terminal will take about 50 minutes.
How to book Bintan hotels?
How do I transfer to hotel from Bintan ferry terminal ?
Most of resorts provide their transport from ferry terminal to hotel. You can see your hotel stall at the Arrival gate of the ferry terminal. After you arrive they will take you to the hotel from their shuttle bus without charge.
Hmm Here are the most important travel tips for Bintan,
Last October we went Bintan to spend our vacation. It was 2 days stay in Grand lagoi hotel by nirwana gardens. We booked our hotels as always form Booking.com. The resort had some good reviews and one of the most recommended resorts in Bintan Island.
After we booked the hotel we checked what ferries we should use to go there. Bintan ferries operates from Tanah Merah in Singapore and Bintan Island. Most of ferries are direct lines. There are 2 cabins in each ferry which are Economy and Emerald class. The best ferries booking website is Directferries.com
Here are some on board ferries to Bintan.
After getting on the ferry we arrived to Bintan at one hour. It was a great experience to both of us. The journey was a smooth one. After we finished our immigration process we walked towards to the arrived gate. At there we saw our hotel shuttle staff with warm welcome.
Continue my Next article Grand Lagoi hotel by Nirwana Gardens – Bintan