Batam has white sandy beaches fringed with palm trees, traditional coastal villages and pockets of rural charm. One of the highlights when you stay in your Batam resort is the fresh seafood. There are fabulous restaurants to sample the delicious food, the lobsters, giant prawns and crabs all cooked in a variety of mouth-watering styles. Visit Batu Besar just south of Nongsa, where the seafood restaurants are built on stilts over the water, allowing you to enjoy the cool breeze while dining. Nagoya is definitely the place to go for shopping and you’ll find many tax free products and Indonesian handicrafts. Nagoya is also the heart of the island’s nightlife with a number of bars, discos, cabaret and karaoke lounges. Relax on Nongsa beach and view the Singapore skyline.
You can enjoy great day trips and activities from your Batam beach resort. Take a boat trip along the Nongsa River, where you can look out for birds and monkeys in their natural environment. Enjoy a game of golf on one of the islands many international standard courses. Try water sports: scuba diving, fishing, sailing and kayaking. Visit the Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Buddhist temple, one of the largest temples in South Asia, or visit Dewi Kuong Im Monument to the Buddhist goddess of prosperity. Visit the historical site of the former Vietnamese refugee camp on Galang where more than 100,000 people stayed in temporary accommodation in the 1970s and 1980s.
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Hotels in Batam start at AU$29 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.