The Residence Bintan: The Ultimate Family Beach Escapade

The Residence Bintan: The Ultimate Family Beach Escapade

With the March and Easter holidays fast approaching, The Residence Bintan is the perfect scenic getaway for a short holiday with the entire family. Located on the largest island of the Riau Archipelago in Indonesia, and just a quick ferry ride away, it is no surprise that Singaporeans are making the trip back to the beautiful property, time and time again.

From diving expeditions to unique culinary excursions, the Residence Bintan’s provides a whirlwind of activities on site that are designed to transport guests through the best of Bintan’s culture, wellness, and diversity. There is a plethora of complimentary family-friendly activities are available for guests of every age to enjoy and take part in as shown below.

Take A Step into the Farm Life with The Residence Bintan’s very own Nature Earth Basket

Families looking for a hands-on, engaging, and informative farm experience can be inspired by an afternoon activity of The Residence Bintan’s Nature Earth Basket. Guests can look forward to the opportunity to grow produce, with the property’s newly launched eco-cycle of farming with hands-on experience of the farming process – from planting the nursery, compost making, animal feeding, and tree planting right down to improving their immune systems with the resort’s very own Kombucha Tea.

Ditch the Digital Screens and Enjoy a Tour of the Sunset Mangrove

A wonderful way for families to bond and enjoy each other’s company is to embark on a back-to-nature adventure along the Kawal River, cruising through a remarkable Mangrove eco-system flanked by thick primary jungle. The enchanting experience allows for guests to soak up the serenity while looking out for the myriad wildlife, such as monkeys, snakes, monitor lizards and kingfishers. Furthermore, guests may also look forward to basking in a truly magical sight by opting for a night tour for a chance to catch fireflies lighting up the river – a sight to behold for children and adults alike.

Bask in Blissful Relaxation with Bintan Spa & Wellness

The Residence Bintan elevates relaxation to the next level within the world of harmony and tranquillity created by the renowned British spa brand ila. The spa’s eight private couple treatment rooms equipped with bathtubs, a serene reflexology room, and rooms dedicated to beauty rituals provide havens for pampering and rejuvenation, aided by the peaceful ambience and airy open views.  Parents can look forward to indulging in treatments inspired by natural indigenous spa therapies and ancient Ayurvedic treatments infused with contemporary techniques. The perfect way for parents to have some time to relax while the children enjoy the pool at the property.

Enjoy the Taste of Indonesia at the RICA RICA

To end off a delightful day of excitement and exploration with the family, guests may drop by one of The Residence Bintan’s food establishments for a truly extravagant meal. The Indonesian archipelago is renowned for its rich diversity of spices and culinary traditions which can be shown through its dishes over at the RICA RICA restaurant. Guest may look forward to savour the incredible flavours of authentic Indonesian cuisine spiced up with a modern twist, using locally sourced ingredients harvested at their peak for exceptional quality and freshness that will prove to be a meal to remember.

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Thomas has a university background in the UK and in Latin America, with studies in Languages and Humanities, Culture, Literature and Economics. He started his Asian experience as a publisher in Krabi in 2005. Thomas has been editing local newspapers and magazines in England, Spain and Thailand for more than fifteen years. He is currently working on several projects in Thailand and abroad. Apart from Thailand, Thomas has lived in Italy, England, Venezuela, Cuba, Spain and Bali. He spends most of his time in Asia. During the years Thomas has developed a great understanding of several Asian cultures and people. He is also working freelance, writing short travel stories and articles for travel magazines. Follow Thomas on

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