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Batam
Travel Guide

Batam Island featuring a pool, a luxury hotel or resort and landscape views

This island in the Riau Archipelago is both a center of commerce and a lively vacation destination with beautiful beaches and an exciting nightlife.

Batam Island is the second largest island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago. Although it is largely a center of commerce, it is fringed with scenic wilderness and features a bustling cultural life. Explore the island’s cosmopolitan areas to experience waterfront dining and intriguing civic architecture. Walk through rainforest trails to secluded beaches and play a round of golf.

Start your visit in Batam Center, the hub of the island. The area is known for its government buildings and large shopping mall. Batam Island’s important role in commercial production with Malaysia and Singapore has given it a fascinating fusion of cultures. Don't miss the Masjid Raya, a Grand Mosque featuring striking pyramid architecture.

Waterfront City, on the western side of the island, is a small cluster of hotels and restaurants looking into Senimba Bay and a one-stop destination for leisure activities and dining. Try go-kart racing or go fishing. Rent a Jet Ski or go on a banana boat trip to explore the area by water.

Go on an excursion to the beautiful beaches on Barelang Islands. This chain of small islands is connected to Batam by a network of six bridges, making the area fairly secluded and untouched. As you make your way through the lush rainforests to the beaches, don't be surprised if chattering crowds of macaque monkeys greet you. Bring a rented bicycle for a scenic ride through rainforest trails.

Surrounded by tropical rainforests and beaches, Batam Island is a golfer's paradise. Tee off at one of seven golf courses on the island.

Reach Batam Island from several different cities in less than 2 hours. Batam is a short ferry ride across the Singapore Strait to Singapore. Johor, in Malaysia, is just a short drive beyond that. The island also has an international airport.

Four Points by Sheraton Batam
Four Points by Sheraton Batam
4 out of 5
Komplek Panorama Nagoya, Batam, Batam Island
The price is ¥3,833 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 22
Located in the heart of Batam, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grand Batam Mall, Nagoya Hill Mall, and Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal. BCS Mall (Batam City Square) ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
"Nice, clean and big. Great service"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

Four Points by Sheraton Batam
Best Western Premier Panbil
Best Western Premier Panbil
4 out of 5
Jl Ahmad Yani, Batam, Batam Island
The price is ¥5,002 per night from Jun 23 to Jun 23
Located in the heart of Batam, this hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Kepri Mall and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Drak Bike Park. Batam Centre Ferry Terminal and Nagoya ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (234 reviews)
Excellent
"Excellent"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Best Western Premier Panbil
Montigo Resorts Nongsa
Montigo Resorts Nongsa
4.5 out of 5
Jl. Hang Lekir, Nongsa, Batam, Batam Island
The price is ¥32,556 per night from Jul 2 to Jul 2
Offering direct access to the beach, this Batam resort is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Nongsa Beach and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Nongsa Pura Ferry Terminal. Tamarin Santana ...
4.3/5Excellent! (390 reviews)
A Must stay to Spoil Yourself
"The staffs was very friendly and respectful towards us. The buffet breakfast spread was full of variety and good. The rooms were clean n comfortable. We are very happy with our stay at Montigo. Just need a bit more maintenance on the exterior and facade of the villas."

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

Montigo Resorts Nongsa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Apartment Queen Victoria Batam
Apartment Queen Victoria Batam
3 out of 5
Jalan Jendral Sudirman, Taman Baloi, Lubuk Baja, Batam, Riau Islands
The price is ¥2,205 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 22
Located in the heart of Batam, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of BCS Mall (Batam City Square), Nagoya Hill Mall, and Batam Center Shopping Area. Batam ...
3.8/5Good! (18 reviews)
My personal review.
"The apartment is huge, with 3 bedrooms, living room and kitchen. Near to Nagoya, batam centre and grand mall. Good for family. The downside is that the toilet in the master bedroom was dirty, there was black spots in the bathtub. The whole unit floor was dusty and there were mold in the freezer."

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Apartment Queen Victoria Batam
Lovina at Pollux Meisterstadt
Lovina at Pollux Meisterstadt
3 out of 5
Pollux habibie batam - Batam City, Tower 1, 11th Floor unit 1115, Batam, Riau Islands
The price is ¥3,485 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 22
Situated in Batam, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Batam Polytechnic, Batam Centre Ferry Terminal, and Batam Center Shopping Area. Mega Mall ...
Lovina at Pollux Meisterstadt
Panbil Residence Apartment Batam
Panbil Residence Apartment Batam
3.5 out of 5
Jalan Ahmad Yani, Panbil Estate, Muka Kuning, Sei Beduk, Batam, Batam Island
The price is ¥4,244 per night from Jun 22 to Jun 22
Situated in Batam, this aparthotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Kepri Mall and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Drak Bike Park. Batam Centre Ferry Terminal and Nagoya Hill Mall ...
4.1/5Very Good! (98 reviews)
"Didn’t really fancy too much in this hotel. Breakfast a lot of food didn’t replenish shortly after all were taken off. Distance a bit far from shopping location. Necessities not fully provided. Short of hand towel. My frd’s room short of safebox, bowls, wardrobe light not working. Hotel can consider ..."

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Panbil Residence Apartment Batam
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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