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City break in Bintan Island. Active leisure ideas for Bintan Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Bintan does not only have a good touristic infrastructure, though there are not too many tourists there, but also has a lot of opportunities for active leisure. As on other tropical islands, diving is quite developed here. The only thing you should remember is that though the temperature is comfortable for diving from October until March, the ocean is almost always stormy. The height of the waves makes diving for the beginners quite risky and dangerous and if you want to dive in Bintan, you should better come during the high season.
There are a lot of good restaurants with Indonesian cuisine in Bintan. If you are not a fan of Asian cuisine, you can find places with a European menu. It should be mentioned that unlike … Open
The transparency of water allows enjoying the beauty of the underwater world, even if you don’t dive deep. If you want, you can get a training and a license after you’ve come to the island. If you are an experienced diver, rent an equipment, choose suitable sites and start to explore the beauties of the sea flora and fauna! Thanks to the abundance of bright tropical ocean inhabitants, Bintan is also well-known as a perfect place those, who like underwater photography. Thanks to the good visibility the snorkeling fans will feel comfortable here from March till October. If you want to observe sea animals, but you don’t have a desire to get a diving license, you can buy or rent a mask, a tuba, and flippers on any civilized beach. There are not many tourists on the island during weekdays, so nobody will disturb you.
The winds, which are the reason for the high waves in winter time, make Bintan an attractive place for windsurfing and kitesurfing. Warm ocean, constant wind, and quite democratic prices on equipment – what can be better for a real sportsman? If you want something more sophisticated than a riding a board with a sail on sea waves, you can play golf. All four fields on the island have been designed by the famous architects and golf experts, so you will not only get a good impression from the game because of the appropriate location of the holes but also because of the great views from any site. Copyright
When you are traveling around the island, you should remember about some peculiarities of the local people. For example, during the conversation, they touch another person several times. … Open
Treat yourself to at least a couple of hours of an SPA-salon for. There are many of them on the island and high competition forces masters to improve constantly. For those, who don’t like to hurry, there’s sea fishing. If you want, you can not only do fishing from the shore, but also in the open ocean. If you don’t like fishing, but you want to explore the marine area on the island anyway, choose a sea voyage. A trip to any of the neighboring islands will give you many bright impressions. Go along the Snake River to enjoy the view of mango forests and meet as many local birds and animals as you can.
If you like elephants, don’t pass by the Jumbo Park. By the way, here you can not only pet, feed or ride the elephants. Every day except Tuesday, there is a show on the territory of the park, when the elephants once again prove to be one of the brightest mammals on Earth. Climb Gunung Bintan. It will take you three-four hours through the jungles, where you can meet sunbirds, silver leaf monkeys, and many other animals, which haven’t extinct yet. The guide will tell you the local legends and you will make some great pictures from the top of the mountain – despite it is only 340 meters high, the view from Gunung Bintan is for miles, thanks to the flat relief of Bintan.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bintan Island and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bintan Island
♥   Nature Recreation Park 'Muka Kuning' , 54.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Endau Rompin (Johor)' , 200.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Bintan Island
♥   Amusement park 'Desaru Theme Park' Johor, 57.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'SKI360 Cable Ski Park' , 68 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wild Wild Wet' Pasir Ris, 68.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Universal Studios Singapore' Resorts World Sentosa, 78.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Cove Water Park' Resorts World Sentosa, 78.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Bintan Island
♥   Water park 'Wild Wild Wet' Pasir Ris, 68.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Universal Studios Singapore' , 78.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Tiram Indoor Water Park' Johor Bahru, 94.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Legoland Water Park' Johor Bahru, 103.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Bintan Island from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Clinic Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
In warm seasons the visitors can sit on the open-air terrace. The bar is located on one of the busiest streets, near the shopping malls. Thanks to this, the bar is never empty. Notwithstanding the special atmosphere of the bar, the dishes there are very tasty. If you decided to try the cuisine of the bar, be aware that all the plates are made in a form of visceral. … Read further

Marine life park

From the series “The Coolest and Largest Oceanariums in the World”
In addition to the oceanarium itself, large-scale facilities include an amusement park, which will attract the whole family. The colorful water park has a variety of great rides, as well as traditional water slides, mysterious caves, and an incredibly beautiful underground aquarium. Fans of unusual entertainment are sure to enjoy an underwater restaurant that offers views of the giant aquarium. Surprises do not end here. All visitors have an opportunity to stay at the hotel that is located inside the oceanarium. Its room also offer a magnificent view of aquariums. … Read further

Orchard Road

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
There are comfortable tunnels and transitions, so pedestrians can easily go to any shopping or entertainment place. Once on this colorful lively street, you can be lost among its bustle and bright colors for the whole day. Many tourists spend here all the daytime. They taste the specialties of national restaurants, buy souvenirs, and take pictures close to the most unusual buildings and landscape decorations. Orchard Road has become one of the main landmarks of Singapore. Each year huge sums are invested in the reconstruction and improvement of the street. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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