Bintan is an island which is located in the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia. It is also a part of the Riau islands provinces. Tanjung Pinang is the capital city of Bintan which lies in the island’s south and it is the island’s main community. This city is an autonomous area within the Bintan Island. Singapore is the closest major city to Bintan Island. This island has beaches with international hotels and resorts and the most prominent of these beaches is the Bintan resorts which is set over an area of three hundred hectares of tropical environment. One can travel from Singapore by ferry which takes only forty five minutes to reach the Bintan. Close to Singapore there are hundreds of oil tankers, freighters and huge container ships from all over the world which fills the horizon in any direction. Later on the ride there will be small islands dotted across South China Sea, most seem to be uninhabited. Most of the tourist book ferry ticket to Bintan from Singapore.
Bintan Island is famous for eco-tourism and it became an amazing destination with beautiful beaches and nature wonders. It has its own historical significance because it is a main trading port in the South-East Asian region during sixteenth century. It is the perfect place to learn Indonesian culture which is exciting. This island has everything that one can wish to see during their holiday. It is largest of three thousand two hundred islands in the Riau Archipelago and the third largest of the twenty seven provinces in the country. The island has a cultural mix of Malay, Bugis, Chinese and a unique tribe called the Orang Laut. People book ferry ticket to Bintan and they enjoy their holiday in Bintan. Although there are not large shopping malls but one may get pretty unique souvenirs and some big discounts at this captivating island and there are beautiful Indonesian handicrafts can be purchased there easily at discounted rates. Bintan ferry terminal, Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Uban, Pasar Oleh Oleh, the Real Bandung Factory Outlet, and Pujasera Shopping and market.