The largest island in Indonesia’s Riau archipelago, Bintan is a glamorous haven with white-sand beaches, fascinating historical sites and rich royal history. Independent beach resorts and championship-level golf courses give Bintan an opulent vibe, while pristine mangrove forests and the Sungei Sebung river offer enthralling nature experiences.
Things to do in Pulau Bintan
The capital city, Tanjung Pinang, is the best place on Bintan to experience the local history and culture. Here you can visit the famous village of Senggarang, which is built entirely on stilts to keep the buildings above the water. Visit the Museum of Sultan Sulaiman Badrul Alamsyah to discover historic artefacts, before seeing the revered waterfront and intricate Monumen Raja Haji Fisabilil