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Indra Maya Villas: Indra Maya Villas - give yourself a treat

My family has stayed at almost every resort in Bintan in the last few years. This is our weekend getaway place. Indra Maya ranks right there at the top. The kids love it for 2 things - its private pool and the electric buggy!

Individual villas with own pool, outdoor bath, sun deck, 2 or more rooms,

If you happen to be deciding between Banyan Tree versus Indra Maya, then I would say Indra Maya wins hands down. Banyan may have the brand-name, but the villas in Indra are much larger, the private pool is about 15 m long, not merely a soak pool.

A more accurate view is to classify Indra Maya as a Banyan Tree for families or friends.

At Indra Maya you have easy access to all the facilities located within the Nirwana Gardens multi-resort complex. That is because they provide each villa with its own means of transport - an electric buggy.

Food prices can range from reasonable to expensive within Nirwana. Bottom end is the coffee house at Mana Mana. Top prices are to be expected at the Thai restaurant and bar near Indra Maya. In all places, you can expect attentive service as Indonesians are warm and friendly people.

  • Opinion of Price: most expensive
  • Related to: Family Travel, Spa and Resort, Beaches
  • Written October 7, 2003
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Swimming pool.: Indra Maya suite.



The swimming pool is exclusively shared by guests from the 4 suites. Beautifull decorated surroundings.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Spa and Resort, Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
  • Written May 27, 2003
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Indra Maya Suite.: View from Indra Maya Suite.

There are 4 suites at Indra Maya perched on top of the hill (very exclusive and quiet). Each suite comes with a 4-seater buggy. There's a swimming pool which is shared by the guests in the 4 suites. At the top of the hill, one can see both the sunrise and sunset. Very romantic and relaxing place to be for couples...

In the picture, it is the view of the beach within Nirwana Gardens stretching from Mayang Sari to Nirwana Resort Hotel.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Family Travel, Spa and Resort, Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
  • Written May 27, 2003
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View of the beach at Mayang Sari from the suite.


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Indra Maya.: Beach at Indra Maya.



This picture is taken at the small, rocky beach at Indra Maya, just below the villa. Beautiful sunset view from the villa.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Family Travel
  • Written May 27, 2003
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Sunset at the beach.


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Indra Maya Villas.

"Comprising only 14 exclusive and ravishingly beautiful villas, Indra Maya is exemplary of its name exuding dream-like quality and extravagant beauty fit for a god. Every villa is an exquisite fusion of exotic Indonesian, Thai and Chinese architectural elements."

"Overlooking the north western coast of Bintan island, dazzling views of the sea are yours to relish in the luxurious comforts of your opulent suite or private courtyard. With a personal butler on hand and a buggy to take you anywhere within Nirwana Gardens, living in paradise has never been this close."

There are two types of villa - 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom. There are private swimming pool in each villa. A buggy will be provided for the occupants of the villa. This place is very exclusive because there will be a security check for entry into the Indra Maya area.

See my buggy parked at the doorstep of the villa. :-) There are many places to charge the buggy around Nirwana Gardens, so no worries that you get stuck somewhere halfway.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Family Travel
  • Written May 16, 2003
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Indra Maya Villa.: Indra Maya.

Self contained with 3 bedrooms, living room with tv, karaoke, dvd, etc, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private swimming pool. There's a great view from the villa to the sea and the horizon. The whole villa is air-conditioned, so no worries if the weather is too hot. The interior of the villa feels quite balinese, or maybe indonesian with lots of wood. Wooden furnitures throughout.

I like the sunken bath in the master bedroom.

BBQ pits can be rented from the hotel. They will send the pit over with charcoal, fire starters, etc, everything you need to start a fire. They also have the service of helping me to get the charcoal burning :-). Food and drinks can be ordered from the hotel too. So no worries! Just relax! Cheers!

And yes, staying exclusively among lots of trees and bushes, there are monkeys around! There's one night when they decided to pinch my food. I was so scared and quickly cook everything and bring into the villa, close all the doors and windows and enjoy my food in front of the TV enjoying the cooling air-condition. :-)

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Related to: Family Travel, Spa and Resort
  • Written May 16, 2003
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View of the swimming pool of the villa.


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Hotels.: Cheap Accommodations.

The hotels within the Bintan resorts are quoted in Singapore dollars (SGD) or US dollars. It is more expensive than other places on Bintan.

There are several small resorts along the east coast, costing as cheap as SGD10 per night. Most of them do not have websites. And they are out of the Bintan Resorts area. Remember to get into Bintan Resorts area from other parts of Bintan Island, you need to pass by those armed police and securities.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Family Travel, Budget Travel
  • Written May 10, 2003

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Indra Maya Villas.: Nirwana Gardens Resort.

Nirwana Garden Resort has the following hotels:
Nirwana Gardens Resort hotel
Banyu Biru Villa
Mayang Sari
Mana mana
Indra Maya Villa
Indra Maya Suite

@ Indra Maya Villas:
There are villas with two or three bedrooms with private swimming pool. Most of the villas are facing the South China sea and the sunset.
Enjoy the peaceful scenery of the beautiful sunset while having a dip in the pool, and barbequing at the pool side. cool...

Fantastic view of the sunset.

There's a pool for spa treatment in the master bedroom.

Service is excellent with very friendly staff.

Each villa will have a buggy for you to go around Nirwana Gardens.

There's a free-form swimming pool at Nirwana Garden Resort hotel with jacuzzi and a pool bar. Just drive the buggy there. :-)

  • Opinion of Price: most expensive
  • Related to: Romantic Travel and Honeymoons, Family Travel, Spa and Resort
  • Written May 10, 2003
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View from our villa perched on the hill.


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Nirwana hotel resorts: pure heaven for a very reasonable price

Huge, lots of green. Beautiful white sand beaches, swimming pools, pools with jacuzzi, bar, 3 restaurants.

Amazing rooms and lovely gardens.
Lobby sofas are so cool! it is worth to spend a couple of hours sitting there reading the news paper.

Indonesian massage, indonesian music.
Golf cars to move to one place to another inside the resort.

Free mini shuttle buses to/from restaurants, shopping areas, ferry terminal etc.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written December 9, 2002

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Nirwana Resort Hotel: Affordable Hotel and Good Service...

It has a free form swimming pool plus a jacuzzi. Good service and you get to view the sunrise/sunset everday!! Its parent hotel-- Banyu Biru Villa is a recommended hotel too, for those who travel in 4-6 a group. Huge villa with a private swimming pool. And you get free buggy rides...

Friendly staff who brought us around the whole island at night to look at the other hotels available. We went star-gazing together too. Beautiful...!

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written October 27, 2002
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