1. Barelang Bridge Batam
Barelang Bridge comes from the initials of three islands, namely: Batam, Rempang and Galang. Barelang Bridge is a series of six different types of bridges connecting the islands of Batam, Rempang and Galang as well as connecting the small islands around the island they are Nipah Island, Setokok Island and Tonton Island.
Barelang Bridge is one of the Batam iconic, in addition is also famous as a tourism place. Barelang Bridge was built in 1992 by Mr Jusuf Habibie, who was then serving as head of the Batam Authority, he is designing Batam as well as city tourism industry.
Finally, he was as a third Indonesian President.
2. Tanjung Pinggir Beach Batam
One of the beaches that could be one alternative to travel in Batam is Tanjung Pinggir Beach. Tanjung Pinggir Beach is located in the Sekupang area not far from the city center. You can rent a car or taxi to reach this beach. You just simply take about 10 minutes from Sekupang to the beach, while from Nagoya and Batam Center will take approximately 30 minutes.
Tanjung Pinggir Beach is adjacent to a resort that is KTM Resort, a resort that offers privacy for visitors with an exotic ocean view. At KTM Resort have a giant statue of Kwan Im Goddess.
You can enjoy white sand beaches on the beach. Conditions are still clear sea water is perfect for swimming. Or you can rent a motor boat to get around while enjoying the beauty of small islands located around the Tanjung Pinggir.
From the sea you can enjoy the elegance of the Statue of Kwan Im Goddess towering located at KTM Resort. In addition, you can see the KTM Resort’s villas that jutting into the sea. More…
3. Mega Tourism Ocarina Coastarina Batam
Ocarina Mega Tourism is an integrated tourism area that recently opened in the Batam City. It is predicted will be as big and grand as the Ancol in Jakarta.
This location just across International Ferry Terminal Batam Center. When being on a ferry boat from or to Singapore, our view must be drawn to this family vacation area. Visible from a distance looked giant wheel and a monument that reads Coastarina a position overlooking the sea. More…
4. Nongsa Point Marina Beach Batam
Nongsa Point beach located on one of most famous Batam resort, Nongsa Point Marina. It’s on the Northern side of Batam, Nongsa, where the most populated resorts on Batam was located. With its 19 kilometers of coastline, it has picture-perfect beaches with lush green surroundings. White sand and clear water just make everything perfect for sunbathing, swimming, or snorkeling. More…
5. Melayu Beach in Barelang Batam
One of tourism beach which is quite famous in Batam is Melayu Beach. But there are two beaches in Batam tour called Melayu Beach, first is Melayu Beach in located in Nongsa and another one is Melayu Beach located in Rempang island (in the area of trans Barelang). For this to be written in this article is located in Melayu Beach Barelang.
Melayu Beach is precisely located on the Rempang Island where is a cluster of islands connected by Barelang Bridge . To reach Melayu Beach approximately 15 minutes from 4th Bridge Barelang. To reach this location we can use private vehicles such as motorcycles and a car rental or taxi. The beach is not far from the Trans Barelang road, go about 1 km. More…
6. Sunset in Marina Beach Batam
Marina beach is located at Waterfront City, Batam. It is located on the west side of the Batam island. This location is not too far from the city of Batam, just 10 minutes from the Tanjung Uncang and Batuaji. And about 30 minutes from Batam Center. You can hire a taxi or rental car to go to this beach.
In this Marina Beach area stand two four-star resort that is Harris Resort and Holiday Inn. In addition there is also Waterfront City International Ferry Terminal for Singapore destination. For visitors or guests of Harris Resort you can try games and water sports such as Banana Boat, Jet Ski, and also boat which can be used to get around the islands surrounding Batam. There is a lake across from Harris Resort that provides cable ski water sports. More…
7. Snorkeling and Diving in Abang Island
Abang Island is a small island located in the southern city of Batam, Riau Islands province. The island, measuring approximately 2000 x 5000 m, and is approximately 50 miles from the Mukakuning of Batam Island. Abang Island can be addressed by using a boat, or better known as pompong of 6th Barelang Bridge (about 12 km from here). Precisely at the coordinates 0 ° 33’54 “N, 104 ° 11’35” East. For GPS user Abang Island is located at latitude: 0.58 and longitude: 104.22.
Abang Island is tourism destination is being developed by Batam City Government and will be one of the tourist attraction program. In addition to its beautiful beaches, potential tourism in Abang Island is underwater tours like coral reefs and other underwater natural beauty. Like blue coral reef which are endangered and rare in the world. With coral reefs and many kinds of colorful fish are considered equivalent to Bunaken beach. Abang Island is often referred to as the “Bunaken” in western Indonesia. More…
8. White Sand in Setokok Beach Batam
It was still morning when @EnjoyBatam arrived at the Setokok Beach. The sea is still receding, we are treated to views of white sand that limits the lapping ocean waves lightly. The water marks left on the beautiful paintings on the soft beach sand. A beautiful color combination of white sand beaches, blue sea and green small islands which are scattered around Setokok Beach.
Shallow sea is the ideal place for children to swim. The time is going on when visitors are arriving more and more. They were happily swimming and running on the white sand. A small family is busy preparing fish and chicken that will be burned, it is a small BBQ party which is usually done by people who are traveling on Setokok Beach. More…
9. Old Village and Nongsa Beach Batam
Nongsa is an area in the northern island of Batam. Compared to other areas in Batam Island, Nongsa is relatively not too massive touched by industrial development as well as a business center. Nongsa is a district that is a resident of the earliest settlements on the Batam island. Most neighborhoods in Nongsa is a traditional village. Therefore, the area known as Kampung Tua Nongsa in Batam. The word itself comes from the word Nongsa is cam from Nong Isa, the name of the ruler who reigned in the 18th century.
Because of this traditional village atmosphere Nongsa area becoming cultural tourism destination and also natural attractions and beaches. The atmosphere is still relatively quiet, far from the frenetic industry of Batam city, making Nongsa places traveled at the weekend to just relax after a week of struggling with work. More..
10. Putri Island Nongsa
Putri Island is the outer islands of the Republic of Indonesia, which borders Singapore. On the island there are a monument. At the monument was sculpted state emblem of Garuda Pancasila and the unitary Republic of Indonesia complete with point coordinates North latitude and longitude.
In addition to the monument, in the Putri Island also there is lighthouse tower powered by solar as a guide for ships sailing in the Singapore Strait to avoid hitting the reef.
The island is only about 1 km from the Nongsa beach. At high tide the island is divided into three island. And at low tide the 3 islands will be one island. The main island has an area of only about three hundred meters with the beautiful white sand. Other parts of the island is located in the eastern part overlooking the Singapore Straits, almost half of the land has been eroded due to abrasion. In the eastern part of the island is no beach but in the form of a cliff about 10 meters altitude. More..