A gem of a resort in the north of Bintan island, set amidst pristine white beaches, clear emerald waters and lush tropical forests is the Ria Bintan Resort. Aptly named Ria Bintan (Ria meaning celebration), this golf and beach resort facing the South China Sea has become the toast of holiday-makers.
Covering a total area of 447 hectares, Ria Bintan is developed in stages, comprising the Club Med Ria Bintan, two 18-hole championship golf courses, a clubhouse, complete recreation facilities, and 1,500 resort rooms in villas and chalets which open to magnificent sea views.
The combined 36-hole championship golf course designed by Gary Player, comprises an 18-hole Ocean Course and an 18-hole Forest Course. With these assets, Ria Bintan Golf has made it to the official ranking of the world’s Top 100 Golf Courses published by Golf Digest Magazine.
The Ocean Course has smooth fairways and beautiful sea views om the South China Seas. Featuring “ forested areas, large elevation changes in such a natural environment is really unique, writes Gary Player.