This beach front resort exudes an ambience which is delightfully soothing and laid back. Set in a picturesque bay with a pristine beach and clear aquamarine waters, the resort comprises rustic beachfront chalets, all with private verandas offering a choice of sea or garden views (32 garden view and 20 sea view). The hotel has a lobby and a reception desk offering services such as a currency exchange, a safe and baby-sitting services. There is also a souvenir shop. Bar, dining and conference facilities are also located on site. There is also a laundry service (subject to fees).
The resort is located on Bintan Island, Indonesia, a 55-minute ferry journey from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore. Bintan lsland is the largest of 3,200 islands in the Riau Archipelago and the 3rd largest of 27 provinces in Indonesia. Located at the crossroads of one of the world's oldest and busiest maritime trading routes, Bintan has provided a safe haven to traders and sailors from Europe, India and China for over a century.
The thatched-roof chalets are arranged in blocks of 4, all with private verandas offering either a garden or sea view. All chalets feature village-style architecture, with unique decor and aromatic theme. For guests' comfort, the chalets are equipped with modern amenities such as a private bathroom with bath tub and shower, direct dial telephone, individually adjustable air conditioning as well as a ceiling fan and complimentary coffee/tea making facilities. Rooms feature either two single beds or one queen-sized bed, and an extra bed can be accommodated if required (subject to a fee).
The resort has its own spa - the Kedaton Spa. The spa services (all subject to fees) include the use of ancient Indonesian recipes from Jamu and other Asian folk traditions, combining exquisite oils and spices into soothing revitalising blends of exotic textures and invigorating aromas. Though the resort does not have a pool or gym, guests can make use of the recreational facilities at the nearby Nirwana Beach Resort. Facilities include the Infinity Pool with hydro-massage jets, a jogging track, a fully-equipped gymnasium, a kid's club and playground, billiards, table tennis, an entertainment and games centre, as well as numerous beach and water sports, such as beach volleyball and banana boating (subject to fees). The beach is sandy and comes equipped with sun loungers and parasols (subject to fees). Cycling is also offered (subject to fees).
The Spice Restaurant is the main restaurant at the resort. With its rustic charm and Batavian colonial reminiscence, the restaurant offers a variety of Indonesian dishes, as well as other Asian and Continental cuisines. Another restaurant is the Belle Ile - a small, beach restaurant and bar located on the resort's seafront. The menu features dishes from Southern France, Corsica, Italy and other Mediterranean cuisines. Other options include off-site restaurants such as the Kelong Seafood Restaurant, which is built on stilts just above the sea, offering seafood dining, and the Baan Aarya Thai Restaurant - serving authentic Thai cuisine in a cosy and charming pavilion setting. (Reservation is a must as seating is limited).
The following are all accepted as forms of payment: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
Guests need to take a high-speed catamaran from Singapore's Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT). The journey to Bintan Island takes about 55 minutes. The transfer to and from the ferry terminal will be provided by the resort. The resort should be informed in advance as to when guests are arriving so that the necessary arrangements can be made for the transfer. Please note - there are no buses or taxis on the island.
Guests should be aware that Bintan is 1 hour behind Singapore.
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