Top 10 Family Resorts in Batam and Bintan Indonesia

Bintan Island

©Exploramum and Explorason – Bintan Island – baby turtles

We’ve spent the last week in Batam and Bintan Islands Indonesia, and had a great time staying and visiting at quite a few properties.

If you are heading to Batam or Bintan Indonesia, then check out our top ten list of hotels and resorts for your next family vacation.

There are many recreational hotels and resorts in Batam and Bintan. It is for you to choose the one that best suits your family. The following are our personal choices for the best hotels in Batam and Bintan regardless of their costs.

(This list is in no particular order.)


©Exploramum and Explorason – Batam Island – Harris Waterfront Resort

*Harris Resort Waterfront Batam

We loved our stay at Harris Resort Waterfront Batam.  It is 12km from south links Country Club. They offer free Wi-Fi, Safes, TVs, Minibars and Coffee and Tea making facilities. Upgraded suites have terraces with marina/ocean or free-form pool views.

The amenities include a massive outdoor pool, jacuzzi, 2 X spa, gym, and a beach access. There are the free Dino’s Kids Club and various free and paid activities which we loved.  Check out our website article for more information.

To make a booking – Click here

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Batam Island

©Exploramum and Explorason – Batam Island – ideal for shopping

*KTM Resort

It is 1km from the nearest ferry terminal.

Located on the sandy beachfront.  KTM Resort Batam has a stunning view of the Singapore skyline in the distance.  an outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court. Free WiFi

There is an outdoor swimming pool, and ideal if you like a game of tennis. Free WiFi

There is Free WiFi access, as well as car parking available.

The rooms have coffee and tea makers, TV satellite, free Wi-Fi and minibar items.

They offer a free breakfast buffet.

Other amenities include a bar and restaurants.

To make a booking – Click here

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Banyan Tree Resort

©Exploramum and Explorason – Bintan Island – Banyan Tree Resort

*Banyan Tree Bintan

This is a 5-star resort and quite exclusive, and the prices reflect this. It is on Bintan Island. It has private pools and terraces. The contemporary villas have sea views with 4 poster beds. It has all the luxury facilities.

Room service is available. Also, quite a few restaurants to select from with the adjoining Harris Resort. A golf club is also available.

Water activities are plentiful, and a stroll on the sandy beach or a scurry over the rocks is there for those who desire.

This is best for family travel along with kids that can respect others privacy, and behave in a polite manner.

I adored this property, and you can read more about it here.

To make a booking – Click here

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Bintan Island

©Exploramum and Explorason – Bintan Island – relaxing beaches

*Tempat Senang Spa Resort & Restaurant

Set beautifully among tropical lush greenery adjacent to Indah Puri Golf Club, Tempat Senang Spa Resort offers stunning Indonesian-inspired suites and caring spa services. There are two swimming pools -fresh and saltwater.

The resort offers free collection of guests from Sekupang Ferry Terminal, which is only a brisk 10-minute drive away.

Tempat Senang Spa Resort and Restaurant is only a short 25-minute drive from shopping options at Nagoya Hill which we loved.

There are large and spacious standard suites all featuring the local wooden craftwork and furniture for which it is famous.

Suites include many accessories including essential oil and eco-friendly toiletries, bathrobes, and a hairdryer.

A DVD player, the TV will entertain the kids on a rainy day, and a refrigerator is also provided.

To make a booking – Click here

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*Swiss-Inn Batam

Swiss-Inn Batam is the perfect place to stay to access shopping areas and restaurants.

It is only 10-minutes by car to the Batam city center.

Free parking is available on site.

It is kid friendly.

The rooms at Swiss-Inn Batam are of a modern design, and many have lovely views of the city. Of course, all the rooms are air-conditioned, and all rooms will include cable TV to entertain the kids. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas of the hotel.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas of the hotel.

To make a booking – Click here

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*Hotel Novotel Batam

This is a great spa property.

The property is conveniently located. 6.6 km from Batam Centre Ferry Terminal; 2.6 km from Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall; Sekupang International Ferry Terminal is 8.8 km away; 8 km from Mega Mall Batam Centre.

Located in the Batam commercial precinct, this 4-star hotel with an awesome heated indoor swimming pool which I think is the best.

There is a restaurant on-site (and spacious guest rooms with lovely modern interiors).

Guests enjoy the convenience of free valet parking service if you are a local or using a hire car, and free one-time shuttle service to Nagoya Shopping Mall is perfect for the ladies who seek a bargain. WiFi is accessible for free in all areas.

WiFi is accessible for free in all areas.

To make a booking – Click here

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Batam Island

©Exploramum and Explorason – Batam Island – Haris Centre Hotel

*Harris Hotel Batam Centre

Perfectly located adjacent to the ferry terminal and the perfect location for a quick night or weekend visit to Batam.

Ideally situated opposite the MegaMall and only 20 minutes from other shopping precincts.

There is a great pool. There is also an outdoor pizzeria – their buffet breakfast is one of the biggest and best selections I’ve ever seen! Check out our stay here.

To make a booking – Click here

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Pacific Palace Hotel

Explorason so wanted to stay here because it looks cool – it is modeled after a cruise ship so even though you are on land, you feel like you are on the sea.P

The Pacific Palace Hotel is colorfully lit at night and features an indoor pool and hot tub.  The hotel also has karaoke rooms which their SE Asian guests love and a dance floor night-club.

The resort style property provides free 1-way drop-off service to the airport or ferry terminal, and Nagoya Shopping Mall is not too far away either.

To make a booking – Click here

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Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam

It is set near Nagoya Hill area which is ideal for the shopper.

The amenities include two restaurants, a relaxed lounge, and wine bar. It is ideal for the business person or savvy family traveling on vacation.

All rooms feature free WiFi, there is a lovely restaurant, and with tropical Indonesian weather you can enjoy the year-round outdoor pool,

Radisson Golf & Convention Center Batam is in an ideal location and is very upmarket. It offers accommodation in Batam Center.

All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

To make a booking – Click here

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Angsana Resort

©Exploramum and Explorason – Bintan Island – Angsana Resort

*Angsana Bintan

It is set on a sandy private beach cove.

It is near Laguna Bintan Golf Club. It has beautiful rooms and suites and we enjoyed ours immensely.

The rooms have balconies that all face the beach and perfect to view the sunrise.

Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, and coffee makers. Suites have sitting rooms and kitchenettes.

The downstairs family suites have private gardens, sundecks, jacuzzi and outdoor showers. Attention to detail like complimentary ‘mosquito and sand-fly repellent’ sachets, book bar, and cool water is there by the pool.

Other amenities include a not to be missed spa (I loved my massage in a rooftop bungalow), gym, coffee bar, beach grill and café, outdoor pool and a garden.

I believe Kids Club is also available, but we never used it. They also have an education center with baby turtles.

Check out our stay and review here.

To make a booking – Click here

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2 thoughts on “Top 10 Family Resorts in Batam and Bintan Indonesia

  1. Cheers Exploramum & Exploramum,

    Great articles and lot of informations to get from it. I hope you go to more interesting place in the world and let us know the experience.

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