Bintan Island, which is also known as Negeri Segantang Lada, is an island situated in the Riau Archipelago, Indonesia. Bintan Island also holds some of the important historical sites and tourists prefer visiting them during their stay at the island. You might not find sprawling shopping malls on this island, but you will come across exquisite Indonesian handicrafts like hand-drawn batiks, cultural artefacts, and souvenirs. The island is a great weekend getaway where you can find luxury at an affordable rate along with a lively nightlife.
With a rich history dating back to the early 3rd century, the island is known to have flourished as a trading route between India and China. You can also visit the local villages and find some local dining options and interact with some Malay, Bugis, and Chinese tribes. Besides this, you can also indulge in several water activities like canoeing, jet skiing, surfing, and wakeboarding.
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