Diving in Bintan
Bintan is located about 3 hours drive south of Manila on the island of Luzon, in the Batangas province of the Philippines. Divers and underwater photographers are attracted to Bintan for the incredible diversity, rich reefs, variety of fish, unexpected critters and nudibranchs turning up at every corner. The beachfront resorts are nestled against the jungle and provide exotic scenery while riding to and from dive sites.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_raw_html]JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjI1NjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIzMTUlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjJodHRwcyUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbSUyRmVtYmVkJTJGQkpKd1NQRGpOTGclMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyMjAlMjIlMjBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4lM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row padding_top=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]
[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Situated less than an hour away from Singapore, Bintan offers the perfect retreat for those who want a speedy weekend trip, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, without the need for long bus rides. Life in Bintan is decidedly slower, and with good food, good dives and good accommodations, it is the ideal weekend trip for the busy.
Bintan Island is part of Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago in the South China Sea. A short boat ride from Singapore, its northern Lagoi area is an upscale resort destination offering championship golf courses, private beaches and extensive water sports. The northeastern Trikora strip features less-developed beaches. To the south, the provincial capital, Tanjung Pinang, has Dutch colonial architecture and rich history as a trade port.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row padding_top=””][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title=”Best time to Dive in Bintan” tab_id=”1498054069702-250e3418-5510″][vc_column_text]If you are planning on swimming in the seas or diving then visit during the dry season which corresponds with the summer months of March to October.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Getting There” tab_id=”1498054069737-afffe652-f9a4″][vc_column_text]By Sea (45 min – 1 hour): Ferry from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (Singapore) to Bintan Ferry Terminal (Bintan)
By Land (1 hour): Coach or Minibus from Bintan Ferry Terminal to Bintan Agro Beach Resort
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