Weekend escape: Bintan Lagoon Resort is just an hour away from Singapore

Bintan Lagoon Resort. (PHOTO: Chia Han Keong/Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore)
Bintan Lagoon Resort. (PHOTO: Chia Han Keong/Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore)

SINGAPORE — One of the most established resorts in Bintan, the Bintan Lagoon Resort is stepping into its third decade with an impressive range of facilities, dining options and recreational activities that will satisfy those looking for a comfortable, fuss-free getaway.


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Opened in 1996, the resort boasts its own ferry terminal to bring travellers in from Singapore in just 75 minutes. It has 450 rooms, suites and villas sprawled out amid its 300ha beachfront premises to cater to couples, families and groups alike.

Golfing enthusiasts will enjoy two top-notch courses, designed by golf greats Jack Nicklaus and Ian Baker-Finch. Both offer scenic vistas and challenging holes to appeal to golfers of all skill levels.

Bintan Lagoon Resort beachfront. (PHOTO: Chia Han Keong/Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore)
Bintan Lagoon Resort beachfront. (PHOTO: Chia Han Keong/Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore)

If your idea of relaxation is to immerse in sports, Bintan Lagoon Resort offers a slew of physical activities such as tennis, basketball, billiards, paintball and volleyball to satisfy your needs.

For those who wish to discover the island’s attractions, the resort also offers guided sightseeing tours such as mangrove cruises, eco farm visits and day trips to Tanjung Pinang town.

When it is time to relax and unwind, the resort has 14 dining options offering a wide range of cuisines to appeal to the foodie in everyone. Guests can dine by the beach, feast by the beautiful golf courses, or enjoy an intimate candlelight dinner in privacy. If they wish to party the night away, they can also check out Silk, the resort’s own nightclub-cum-karaoke lounge.

Bintan Lagoon Resort’s wide range of amenities and activities makes it an ideal base for holiday-goers, whether they are looking for an invigorating getaway or a relaxing retreat.

This story is the result of a trip that was sponsored by Bintan Resorts.

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