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Travel Asia: Lagoi Bintan, The Unforgettable Paradise

Updated on February 13, 2015

Sun bathing on the white sandy beach under the warmth of the tropical sun, swimming in the sparkling blue sea water and staying in a luxury, convenient hotels resort with a touch of natural beauty are only a few from a long list of services and activities that one can enjoy in Lagoi tourist resort area, Bintan Island. Truly heaven on earth, it will surely give you an experience of a lifetime.

Lagoi tourist resort area in the northern part of Bintan Island. Facing the South China Sea and surrounded by many islands in the midst of Riau Kepulauan made the beach area here had a calm stream and its sand white. The sparkling white sandy beach in this region has a distinctive beauty which could not be found in other places. The world-class hotels resort in the area, each with its own uniqueness and characteristic, made the natural beauty of this region fully tapped. No wonder more and more people are coming to this resort area and made it a favorite tourist destination.

The exclusive Lagoi tourist resort area offers visitors serenity and a feeling of peace in mind away from the hustle and bustle of the city. No pollution and no traffic jam. The well planned landscape arrangement made the scenery in the surrounding area looks beautiful and neat, enriched with green view which come from trees at both sides of the road. And, perhaps because of its very natural condition, birds and squirrels are often seen in the area.

Another thing which made this area different from other tourist resort area is its security implementation. It is compulsory for every visitor to show their personal identification and register at the harbor. With this kind of security system, any kind of disturbance which often happens in other tourist area will not happen in Lagoi. Visitors will enjoy their vacation more pleasantly.

There are plenty resorts to choose from in this area. One of it is Nirwana Gardens Resort. Nirwana Gardens Resort consists of five main area, which are Nirwana Resort Hotel, Mayang Sari Beach Resort, Nirwana Beach Club, Banyu Biru Villa and Indra Maya Villa. Each has its own uniqueness. Nirwana Beach Club offers various water sport facility, while Indra Maya Villa comes in the form of private luxurious villas. Every single villa equipped with swimming pool.

Other resort that you can choose is Bintan Lagoon Resort – a resort which consists of Bintan Lagoon Villa, Angsoka Villas and Cempaka Villas.

Certainly every resort has restaurants which offer best cuisines from all part of the world. Asian, Western, Oriental, American and Indonesian food will satisfy your taste. Pubs and bars are also available for those who want to enjoy alcohol drinks.

There are plenty of fun activities that you can do in these resorts. You can swim in the beach or the swimming pool, or enjoy a game of beach volleyball. For those who wanted a tanned skin, sun bathing on the white sandy beach or on the side of the pool while reading a book might be an interesting choice.

For golfers, there are some challenging world-class golf courses here, with marvelous view to the sea and beautiful panorama which came from the green woods of the forest nearby. All of the golf courses designed by world-class golf course designer.

For water sport lovers, there are plenty water sport activities to do, including waterskiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, kayaking or banana boating. For under water world lovers, enjoy the beauty of the coral reef around the island, colorful fishes and all under water fauna by scuba diving and snorkeling.

Transportation and how to reach Lagoi tourist resort

Lagoi tourist resort is about one-and-a half hour drive from Tanjung Pinang which is the capital of Bintan Island and the capital of Kepulauan Riau Province. For visitors from Batam, you can take ferry ride from domestic Telaga Punggur harbour directly to Lagoi area. However, visitor need to first check the schedule since at the moment the ferry is only scheduled 3 times a day. There are also speedboats which leave almost every hour from Telaga Punggur harbor to Tanjung Uban. And then from Tanjung Uban you can take 20 minutes taxi ride to Lagoi. Happy traveling and have a wonderful trip to Lagoi.


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      shemiahl 6 years ago from Arkansas

      Looks very pretty! If I ever get enough money, I'll have to come visit one day!

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      rai2722 6 years ago

      yeah joseph, you should come and visit sometimes. It's a very beautiful place.

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      joseph merlin 6 years ago from Jupiter

      I love Travelling whenever I have a chance I will visit to this place also.

      Voted up.

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      rai2722 6 years ago

      thanks flax. feel free to follow my hubs coz i'm going to update it frequently.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      This sounds like a very interesting place to visit. Plenty of variety of things to do or not do as in the beautiful beach.(nice pic)

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