Visa for Bali, Indonesia for Indian tourists

Hi, I am planning to Visit Bali on my travels in Southeast Asia. May I know if Bali has Visa on Arrival for Indian tourists?

Since 2015, it has been Visa Free for Indian tourists visiting Bali. It is limited to only entry and exit via Denpasar airport in Bali.

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Batam vs Bintan Island – Which is better for weekend trip from Singapore?

I am currently working in Singapore and want to do a weekend trip out and I heard about Batam and Bintan Islands. Which one is better for a weekend trip?
– Steph

Both these islands are well known to be touristy and not exactly your ideal island holiday. But in a pinch and you want to choose, then Bintan Island is the better choice with nicer beaches though not exactly paradise. Batam Island though is apparently cheaper but could be overcrowded.

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Top 10 Things to Do and Must See in Batam Island
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Bintan Island: Popular weekend trip from Singapore

Author: Pearl

Living in Jakarta for more than 20 years now, she still have not manage to cover the tip of Indonesia’s diverse destinations, people and even food! Pearl loves shopping as much as enjoying luxury but she knows all these have to be done sensibly and on a budget. Therefore you may find the best scoop and offers in Jakarta and beyond with her.

Best place for watersports in Bali?

I want to do some serious watersports in Bali. Can you suggest in which are is the best for watersports in Bali? What are the activities available here in Bali?
– Daniel

The best watersports in Bali would be in Nusa Dua and Tanjong Benoa area. Here you will be spoilt with choices of many types of watersports from parasailing to jet ski to banana boat and from many watersports companies or organizers. Enjoy!

For water sports you can choose from a variety of activities like:

Parasailing
Banana Boat
Jet Ski
Snorkeling
Diving
Surfing
White water rafting

Author: Pearl

Living in Jakarta for more than 20 years now, she still have not manage to cover the tip of Indonesia’s diverse destinations, people and even food! Pearl loves shopping as much as enjoying luxury but she knows all these have to be done sensibly and on a budget. Therefore you may find the best scoop and offers in Jakarta and beyond with her.

Which Golf Course in Bintan Island?

I heard that Bintan Island is famous for some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. I am an avid golfer and currently working in Singapore. Which golf course should I look to go to in Bintan Island over the weekend?
– Chris

You are right, Bintan Island is famous for many world class golf courses, here are a few golf resorts or golf courses that you can consider:

Bintan Lagoon Resort – 18-hole golf courses
Jack Niklaus Sea View Golf course – best through the jungle golf course
Ian Baker-Finch Woodlands Golf course – dramatic change of landscapes and water hazards
Ria Bintan Championship Golf course – award winning 27-hole

Author: Pearl

Living in Jakarta for more than 20 years now, she still have not manage to cover the tip of Indonesia’s diverse destinations, people and even food! Pearl loves shopping as much as enjoying luxury but she knows all these have to be done sensibly and on a budget. Therefore you may find the best scoop and offers in Jakarta and beyond with her.