24 Hours in Bintan, Indonesia

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.