Club Med Bintan Island Review

Is Club Med Bintan Island 4 Ψ really made for you?

club med bintan island

My Verdict

4.5/5

Today, this is a whole world of pristine beaches, large golf course and crystal-clear waters that the award-winning Club Med Bintan Island (4 Ψ) invites you to explore. The resort is the perfect place for an exotic and revitalizing break for the whole family and/or Singapore residents willing to escape from the hustle-and-bustle of the big city in this serene retreat.

PROS

  • The world-class restaurant (which would deserve an award)
  • The stunning spa
  • The joy and happiness all around the resort

CONS

  • The limited restaurants’ operating hours

Setting

An extraordinary zen retreat

Accommodations

Spacious bedrooms with a lot of storage and big bathrooms

Restaurants

An amazing seaside restaurant offering Chinese, Indian, Korean and Japanese delicacies

Value for money

Totally worth the price, in regards to the exceptional quality of service

Club Med Bintan Island: a haven of serenity off the coast of Singapore

Just a ferry ride away from Singapore and Johor Bahru (Malaysia), the award-winning Club Med Bintan Island boasts an ideal location at the top north of the Indonesian island of Bintan, the largest island in the Riau Archipelago. Nestled along the calm waters of the South China Sea, the Village stretches out along a large white sand beach and offers an extensive array of land and water activities, to the delight of their guests.

Rooms & Suites with a curated design

Club Med Bintan Island offers 311 comfortable and beautifully curated rooms, split between several 3 storey buildings, all of them made in perfect keeping with the noblest local architecture and Indonesian craft traditions.

Club Room

The spacious and functional Club Rooms welcome you in more than 34 m2 of modern and fully-equipped space. All of them boast stunning views over the lush greenery around and the crystal-clear waters of the South China Sea.

Deluxe Room

Located on the ground and second floor in each building, the Deluxe Room are the last word in elegance and romanticism. With their breathtaking views over the South China Sea, they are a perfect option for the couples who treasure idleness and privacy. Get ready for spectacular sunrises.

The Suite

The Suite is made to satisfy the desires of the most demanding guests. Fall under the spell of its modern and refined decoration, celebrating Indonesian craft traditions, as well as its large windows, which boast impressive views over the quiet waters of the South China Sea. Besides, you will be able to enjoy a delicious continental breakfast from the comfort of your own room.

A wide range of restaurant and bar options

Renowned for its high-end gastronomy, Club Med Bintan Island offers a large variety of food options, in different spaces and atmospheres.

On the second floor of the main building, the buffet-style Waterfall is happy to welcome you. Choose from a myriad of local specialties and international dishes. For a more intimate and romantic seaside dining experience, The Terrasse restaurant is made for you*.

When it comes to bar options, you will be spoilt for choice. Whether you wish to settle into the modern poolside lounge of The Santaï Bar or opt for your feet in the sand at Matahari Sea Bar, you will be able to enjoy a refreshing drink all day-long, between two activities. As its name suggests, the Panorama Bar, located on the 4th floor in the main building, offers breathtaking views over the South China Sea. For festive people, the fun atmosphere of The Bagus Bar is a perfect choice. 

*Open on select evenings, upon reservations only.

An extensive array of land and water activities

Club Med Bintan Island offers a wide range of amazing land and water activities: badminton, beach-volley, squash, water-polo, kayak, Standup Paddle, or scuba diving. The Village is also located next to one of the most beautiful international golf courses in Asia*. Beginners or advanced sport performers will enjoy the group activities, such as archery, flying trapeze, sailing, or golf.

Between your sport activities, soak up the sun in the amazing pristine beach or by the large swimming pool. Do you want to experience pure wellness? Enjoy a yoga lesson or unwind at the traditional Indonesian Spa.

*Please note green fees are not included in the All-Inclusive Board Formula.

What about the kids?

In accordance with Club Med’s long-standing tradition for family vacation, Club Med Bintan Island offers fully-adapted leisure structures to kids and teenagers of all ages, with a wide range of creative, educational and sport activities.

Petit Club Med* - from 2 to 4 years old

A fully-adapted structure and a team of passionate and experienced G.Os help the little ones to blossom and experience as much fun as their parents, in a space where social skills and interactions are part of each and every day.

Mini Club Med – from 4 to 11 years old

In a spirit of learning and discovering, Mini Club Med provides the kids with a wide range of creative and leisure activities, directly inspired from the surrounding nature and current environmental issues: Little Circus, plastic arts, Cooking Classes from Petit Chef Program, dances, fun group games,  ….

Club Med Passworld – from 11 to 17 years old

At Junior Club Med, your teenagers will be able to gather together and express themselves around different sport and leisure activities, with the help of their G.Os: archery, Teenagers Spa, sailboard, kayak, beach-volley, dances, shows, ….

*These à-la-carte services are not included in the All-Inclusive board formula.

A wide range of excursions

Set in a privileged spot at the top north of the island, Club Med Bintan Island provides a large variety of interesting excursions around the Village. The town of Puja Sera is only 15 minutes away. Or, you can also enjoy the cultural wonders of the lovely and welcoming Singapore in less than one hour by ferry.

The little Club Med extra that makes the difference: the All-inclusive board formula

The little Club Med extra that makes the difference: the All-inclusive board formula.

With Club Med All-inclusive board formula, just forget your worries. Dedicate yourself to relaxation and serenity.

Club Med Bintan Island rates include:

  • Accommodations
  • Kids and Teenagers Clubs (4-17 years old)
  • Restaurants and Bars*
  • Sport and Leisure Activities
  • All-day and Evening Shows

*It excludes champagnes, VSOP and XO alcohols, bottled wines and some other ultra-premium brands. In accordance with local regulations, alcohol is not being served to young people under the age of 21 years.

Formalities and tourist information

Vaccines

Travelers coming to Indonesia are recommended to receive vaccination cover for polio, tetanus and hepatitis A and B. Some rural areas might also suffer episodes of malaria. Make sure to use insect repellent spray and/or take chemoprophylaxis. Live bird markets being a potential source of avian influenza virus, it is also not recommended to visit them.

Visas

French citizens must show a passport that will remain valid for at least six months after your stay and contains at least one blank page for an entry stamp. You will be delivered a free visa upon arrival, valid for up to 30 days.

Health & Safety Measures

In order to guarantee your safety, our Club Med teams have set up a full range of measures, including limitations on the number of guests, social distancing,  improvement of cleaning processes, ….

Club Med Bintan Island: Now it's your turn!

Ideally located across the Singapore strait, the small idyllic island of Bintan is a true world apart from the 13,466 islands Indonesia is made up of. At the crossroads of the old Silk Roads sea routes, the island has been, for a long time, a safe haven for Orang Laut pirates, for its quiet waters and ideal location.

“Welcome to my website! I am Jeremy, a proud father with a genuine passion for Club Med holidays and the emotions it arouses. I have created “Bienvenue au Club” with the objective of comparing the best Club Med resorts around the world and help you do the right choice.”

Jeremy, Club Med enthusiast

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