Are you looking for a quick weekend getaway from Singapore? Here is our travel guides to both of the most popular islands – Batam Island and Bintan Island. They are the answer to many travelers and locals alike from Singapore looking for a good holiday.
Batam Island, with only 45 minutes by ferry from Singapore, offers beach, sun and sea along with local cultures and food. Though it had gotten bad rep rescently, it is actually still a decent getaway for family and friends who are looking to have fun with water sports, eating fresh seafood, shopping and also affordable spa and massages. There are also few good tourist attractions for you to visit here.
Bintan Island, with the same distance away, forms a very strong competition as a weekend travel too. Here you can find white sandy beaches, clear blue sea, adventurous outdoor activities and also delicious Indonesian food.