By Mollie Snyder
Traveling to Singapore for your next vacation and looking to temporarily escape the hustle and bustle of city life? Look no further. Bintan, Indonesia is a tropical oasis, just one hour from Singapore by boat, that will bring your mind and body to a state of total relaxation.
With as little as 24 hours to spare, Wear We Went shares their idea of a perfect day on Bintan Island while staying at Bintan Lagoon Resort.
1:00 PM - Take a quick one hour ferry from Singapore directly to Bintan Lagoon Resort while enjoying spectacular views of the South China Sea.
3:00 PM - Arrive at Bintan Lagoon Resort, check into your magnificent suite, and change into your swimwear for some much needed R&R time by the pool. Sip on delicious cocktails by the pool bar while chatting with the friendly staff and enjoy a picture perfect view from the pool overlooking the ocean. (Note the one hour time difference between Singapore and Bintan)
4:00 PM - Get wet and wild in the South China Sea after speeding off on a jet ski from the resort’s private beach.
6:00 PM - Change into something casual and head over to Chop Chop restaurant for some delicious Chinese cuisine in a hip, fun and vibrant setting. Styled as Bintan’s Chinatown, the restaurant highlights popular North Asian street food culture in a decor evoking the charm and nuances of Chinatown around the world.
8:00 PM - After feasting on a scrumptious meal, go for a relaxing evening stroll on the beach where you can admire a firework display as you stare up at the stars.
9:00 PM - Make your way over to Silk Night Club and dance the rest of the evening away to remixes of your favourite pop songs.
9:00 AM - Rise and shine. Head down to Fiesta! Restaurant for a delicious buffet spread featuring Western, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean cuisine. Sip on a freshly brewed cup of coffee while overlooking the South China Sea.
10:00 AM - Grab your own personal golf kart and spend the rest of your morning enjoying the resort’s two world-renowned 18-hole golf courses. The Jack Nicklaus Sea View Golf course and the Ian Baker-Finch Woodlands Golf course both offer spectacular signature holes, fast greens and stunning views. Alternatively, test out your golf skills at the driving range and enjoy the resort’s scenery.
12:00 PM - After an active morning, unwind by the beach at Nelayan Restaurant where you can enjoy some savoury Indonesian cuisine and refreshing cocktails under the sun.
3:00 PM - Reminisce on your short yet picture-perfect getaway to Bintan Lagoon Resort as you ride the ferry back to Singapore.