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Vacation on Batam Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Batam Landscaped resort areas in Batam will please fans of upscale vacations. Coast of the island has an advanced infrastructure; you can find a lot of leisure and entertainment centers on its picturesque sandy beaches. The prestigious resort area called Nongsa is situated to the north-west of the island. The most extensive and beautiful beaches with fine sand are situated there; some parts of the coast are at the disposal of local resorts. The main feature and advantage of local beaches is their proximity to elite golf centers and entertainment complexes. Resort guests can combine sunbathing with a variety of sports activities.
Batam is close to Singapore; it’s difficult to imagine, but just 30 years ago there had been only a small fishing village on its territory. In 1989 Batam has become a free trade zone … Open
Fans of water sports prefer Waterfront beaches, as there are excellent conditions for surfing, and vacationers can enjoy water skiing and diversify leisure with more extreme entertainment. This part of the coast is characterized by significant wind and strong waves, so it won’t be the best place to stay with young children. Fans of evening entertainment, on the contrary, are sure to enjoy Waterfront, as there are plenty of popular nightclubs on it.
Beach goers will enjoy the port city of Sekupang . Its beaches aren’t as big and well-equipped, as in popular resort areas, but they aren’t devoid of natural charm. The local stretch of coast has a rather relaxed atmosphere due to the distance from the main tourist areas. More quiet and secluded beaches can be found around the port city of Batu Ampar . Travelers who are tired of beach activities are offered to go to a memorable sea cruise; ferries depart to nearby islands every day. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Even though Batam Island became an extremely attractive tourist destination only a few decays ago, it’s already can be considered as a perfect place for holidays with children. In some … Open
Tourists who wish to combine a stay at quiet beaches with scenic walks should pay attention to the port town of Telaga Punggur. There are great beaches with white sand, which are deprived of noisy entertainment venues and differ with romantic ambiance. It should be noted that the coast of Batam is suitable not only for classic beach activities, but also for fishing. Fans of angling have to visit one of the oldest fishing villages, where the locals would be happy to provide all the necessary fishing equipment for rent.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Batam Island and surroundings

Interesting places in Batam Island for your excursion

Orchard Road

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
Today, one of the main decorations of the historic road are huge Angsana trees, in the shade of which it’s so pleasant to walk even in the hottest day. The picturesque street is full of beautiful modern buildings. Unique landscape decorations can be seen there too. On the eve of holidays, the street is always adorned with spectacular art installations and illumination. The Orchard Road is especially beautiful in the New Year's Eve. The street is very comfortable for pedestrians, despite the fact that cars are allowed to drive there. … Read further

Clinic Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
This bar is very popular among young people and travelers. The first celebrates holidays there and the second choose it for a photo session. All the staff is wearing doctors' clothes, which impresses people more. The author of the design in this thematic bar is a popular artist – Damien Hirst. He is also known for his other outstanding works. … Read further

Henderson Waves

From the series “The Most Unusual and Strange Bridges on Earth”
The most important decorative element is the wavy metal construction that forms seven cozy niches on the bridge. The excellent recreation zones were equipped with benches and small tables. A better place to enjoy the river or a photo-shooting can hardly be found in this district. Inside, the decorative design has a beautiful wood design and is adorned from the outside with the impressive illumination system. Since the opening, the bridge was immediately popular among the couples. The newlyweds are coming here to make the beautiful photos for wedding albums. … Read further
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The Demand for Travel with Bikes May Spike in Switzerland This Summer

Trains with this feature will have a bicycle label. Tourists get a bike ticket for their reservation. It is possible to purchase this bike ticket in a mobile app right before departure or use the traditional counter. International trains in Switzerland will also offer this service but the price may differ. Tourists who plan to travel with their bikes a lot may be interested in purchasing an annual bike pass with 25 reservations worth CHF 50. Read this

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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Batam Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Batam Island for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Batam Island.
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