Bintan is the largest island in the Riau province, area 1.140 sq. km, with a coastline of about 105 km. It is truly an unique paradise. Simple life, beautiful beach, friendly people which bring us the leisure. The island gives the refreshment to our mind and body. Tanjung Pinang, Kijang, Kawal, Trikora Beach, Senggarang, Tanjung Uban and Lagoi / Bintan Resort sites, are places that should not missed when you are in Bintan.
The island has a population of about 200.000, and like the rest of Riau this is a true mix of cultures like Malay, Bugis, Chinese and the Orang Laut (sea people).
According to Bank of Indonesia regulations that from September 2014 onwards, all the transactions in Bintan island are using Indonesia Rupiah (IDR) so you're required to exchange your currency to Indonesia Rupiah when you plan to visit Tanjung Pinang city. You can also find many money changers are available in Tanjung Pinang city.
PT Bintan Resort Cakrawala (BRC) is the operational arm of Bintan Resorts International. Its roles include estate management, utilities provision, operations management and community development. Both Bintan Resorts International and PT Bintan Resort Cakrawala are subsidiaries of Gallant Venture Ltd, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. As the developer, master planner and operator of the popular holiday destination Bintan Resorts, Bintan Resorts International and PT Bintan Resort Cakrawala have extensive experience in destination & investment marketing, resort development, operations, infrastructure development and management.