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Nirwana: Nirwana Resort

Nirwana is a cool place to go for the weekend when you live in Singapore and there are no real beaches and life seems to be too full of the urban this and that. Get yer self a ferry ticket and head to Nirwana Bintan for a couple of days, 2 max. The resort isn't too high key, brown tap water make for poop showers, but the comfort is there. Oh, and if they over book the hotel, ya get a free upgrade. We were lucky one out of the two time we went to Bintan, and we got an upgrade a cozy suite with a big bathroom, living room and balcony.

Go for the breakfast buffet!!!

Some shtuff you can do:

Infinity Jacuzzi Pool
Air Rifle
Jogging Track
Paintball (under repair, temporary unavailable *)
Jungle Trekking
Fully-Equipped Gymnasium
Kid's Club & Playground
Entertainment Game Centre
Evening Band Entertainment
Spa Retreats
Karaoke Lounge
Water Sports
Snooker / Billiard

From the website:

Cheery Family Hotel
Our unique blend of sunny Mediterranean spirit and warm Indonesian hospitality will make you feel more than welcomed here. In fact, with something to do for everyone in the family, you are assured of a great time in this sunny, cheery paradise!

Booking from Singapore:
Sales & Marketing Office
3 Lim Teck Kim Road
#09-02 Singapore Technologies Building
Singapore 088934
Tel : (65) 6226-3122
Fax : (65) 6223-0693
Email : sales@nirwanagardens.com

Great Buffet
Live cover music at the bar

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Beaches, Water Sports, Budget Travel
  • Written July 10, 2006
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beach resort: bintan lagoon resort

Welcome to the tropical paradise of Bintan Lagoon Resort. Set amongst more than 300 hectares of beachfront gardens, this deluxe Bintan resort offers a world of choice. Ideally situated just 55 minutes by high speed ferry from Singapore, Bintan Lagoon Resort overlooks the South China Sea and archipelago of the Riau islands.

Sparkling azure waters, gently swaying palm trees, sugar fine white sands and warm personalized service complete the picture postcard of Bintan Lagoon Resort

the best seafood buffet i ever had

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written August 23, 2009
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Bintan Resort Accommodation

Bintan Island is a large island, however the tourist resort comprises a smaller area in the Northern part of the island. There are a range of hotels, bungalows and villas with varying prices, sizes and quality.

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  • Related to: Romantic Travel and Honeymoons, Family Travel, Beaches
  • Written June 1, 2004
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Nirwana Resort: Biggest resort on Bintan

Laying at the pool side at Nirwana Resort is quite a special feeling. You look out over the pool, which looks to go on forever.
The angle puts the pool and the ocean outside together, and creates a nice view over the Indian Ocean.

Nirwana Resort is, as far as I know, the biggest resort on Bintan island. Easy to reach through the shuttle bus that picks the guests up at the ferry terminal and then bring you back on your departure day.

The lobby is gigantic, but if there are a lot of guests arriving at the same time check in can take some time. So a good advice could be to run off the bus as quickly as possible.

Rooms are huge, nice and with big bathrooms. We have been there twice and have slept well both times.

The resort is located right next to the beach, but between the hotel and the beach there is a huge garden with the swimming pool. Despite the hotel is so big it never feels crowded (except possibly in the reception at check in time), neither at the pool, garden, beach or restaurant.

Breakfast is amazing and one of the reasons I would like to go back again and again and again. Sitting indoor, but with open walls, one can feast on everything from fruits to sweets, cakes, eggs, pancakes and more and more and more. And it taste good and fresh too.

In the lobby there is also a restaurant which we have found all the three times we have eaten there, and the coffee bar is also very nice, with both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks on the menu. There is also a Polo shop, with big discounts for those who are in shopping mode.

The calmness. Despite being so huge it's very easy to relax at Nirwana Resort. Perfect for a weekend getaway.
There isn't so much to do though, despite the new area with activities. So more than a weekend would probably make most people quite bored.
Rather unique were also the huge beetles that suddenly invaded the hotel corridors the second time we were there. Coming from Sweden I'm not very used to huge insects like that and wanted to look myself into a safe box to get away from them. My dear Herny just laughed though, so I guess there weren't as life threatening as I first thought...

Also have a look at the iguanas next to the breakfast hall. Very interesting.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: Family Travel, Food and Dining, Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
  • Written January 15, 2012
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Nirwana Resort Hotel: Best Mid-range Hotel in Bintan Resorts

I've stayed at a couple other resorts in Bintan Resorts, but so far i find Nirwana to be the one I would go back to for my next weekend break. The rooms are clean and beautifully decorated with local furniture and the hotel staff are friendly. The pool is huge and great for adults and kids too. And it's a stone's throwaway from the beach.

The pool has a pool bar and water jets. A life-size chess set. Coolness!

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Beaches, Jungle and Rain Forest, Water Sports
  • Written September 7, 2006

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A romantic escape for couples: Banyan Tree

This is the most romantic place in Bintan Resorts. Well designed along the nature preservation, Banyan Tree is a calm, romantic place and incredible ocean view for couples who want to have a great and romantic experience together. Trust me, once you visit Banyan Tree, you will always want to come back...

Friendly people and nature friendly architecture made Banyan Tree as 1 of the best resort in the world

  • Opinion of Price: most expensive
  • Related to: Spa and Resort
  • Written January 7, 2007
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This hotel is listed in a lot of guide books. They tell you that it is a fantastic 4-star hotel all by itself on the most beautiful beach on the island. Weird. No internet site. And the telephone numbers don’t work. None of them. I really wanted to stay here, but could not get in contact. It is one the most beautiful beach on the island – except it went out of business. Not sure why. It’s not all bad news. There is a family living there and they will rent you a clean room with linens cheaply. Just don’t expect much above very basic on food. This place is worth a visit.

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  • Related to: Budget Travel, Study Abroad, Backpacking
  • Written May 18, 2007
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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.

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  • Related to: Family Travel
  • Written May 27, 2003
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Sunset at the beach.

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Nirwana Resort Hotel: Popular Hotel in Bintan

This hotel is reasonably lower in price than the other hotels in bintan resorts area. It has your typical hotel facilities. Daily group and/or free activities are organised for hotel guests.

Hotel provice to and fro transfer service.

Its Swimming Pool. Although the beach is only steps away and you do not want to get too much sand on you, you may enjoy dipping into its pools. The pools has nice view of the south china sea.

Free board games in the hotel lobby area.

Take note - Has a number of restaurants to choose. Prices are in SGD and subject to 21% taxes. One restaurant i would recommend is the Kelong Restaurant. Nice ambience, prices are more reasonable.

Take note - Avoid weekends that coincides with SG public holidays and SG school holidays - hotel stay is more expensive and more crowded!

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written June 15, 2008
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Nirwana Resort Hotel: Nirwana Resort Hotel

Lovely stay. We felt welcome from the very beginning!

Friendly staff, GREAT breakfast and dinner buffet, awesome pool, nice pool bar, very close to the beach, nice rooms.... GREAT Hotel. Only downsides: only one round of drinks is included in dinner buffet price and their shop is very expensive (esp. suncream). Prices from SGD 145 (internet prices).

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written February 23, 2007

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Nirwana Gardens: A good family hotel

Not bad hotel, with a beautiful private beach and great food. The service staff is nice and helpful.

The beach stretches quite a long way and I especially love the night view of the hotel.

However, price of accomodation in Bintan is generally comparable to that in Singapore because all hotels are managed by Singapore.

Great views. The photos speaks a thousand words

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Related to: Romantic Travel and Honeymoons, Family Travel, Spa and Resort
  • Written July 19, 2006
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Indra Maya Villa: Luxury Living

Maya is exemplary of its name exuding dream-like quality and extravagant beauty fit for a god. We stayed in a villa which is an exquisite fusion of exotic Indonesian, Thai and Chinese architectural elements.

We had a personal butler on hand and a buggy to take us anywhere within Nirwana Gardens

And a personal pool too!!!

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written August 31, 2005
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Indra Maya Villa

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All the Bintan resorts info: All the Bintan resorts info

There are 7 different styles aof Bintan resort to suit holiday makers of all tastes and budgets. All of the hotels face the South China Sea in the northern part of Bintan Island

Angsana Resort & Spa Bintan
Banyan Tree Bintan
Banyu Biru Villas
Bintan Lagoon Resort
Club Med Ria Bintan
Indra Maya Villas
Mana Mana Beach Club & Cabanas
Mayang Sari Beach Resort
Nirwana Resort Hotel
Bintan Lodge

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Written April 7, 2006

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Nirwana Gardens: Lower priced accomodation that's still comfortable

Dont' expect a fancy hotel but this is a reasonably price hotel that has adequate basic facilities. Rooms are not luxurious but are reasonably comfortable if you are not fussy.

It does not have as much recreational facilities or restaurants or activities compared to Bintan Lagoon. The infinity pool is quite nice though. The beach area is clean. I didn't like the food at the kelong restaurant... expensive and very mediocre.

My friends have tried the Indra Maya villas and those are supposed to be very nice with a pool.

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Written April 6, 2005

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Club Med Village

A bit old.
Not really comfortable.
Monkey trouble.
But loaded with facilities & activities.
Good interactive stuff who can speak multiple language.
Package per pax for 3 days 2 nights = S$600

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  • Written May 18, 2005
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