Posted on February 28, 2012 | No CommentsBintan Island is the largest island in the Riau Islands cluster, about 50 miles south of Singapore.The main economic activities bintan island, besides mining and trade between islands is tourism.The natural beauty, a shiny white sand, blue water, and thick trees, is a mix that makes the BintanIsland is so beautiful. The presence of Bintan island as one of Indonesia's tourism icons emerging in 1991. In collaboration with the Singapore government, the Indonesian government built a special tourism area with international standard. In 1996, Bintan Resorts officially opened. Manager of BintanResorts transform an area of ??23 thousand hectares of becoming a haven for tourists. Various potential tourist attractions in the area is managed very well. Eco-tourism lies at the heart of Bintan Island. Beautiful beaches and nature’s wonders are the order of the day when it comes to this amazing destination. The island also possesses historical significance which dates way back to the 16th century, when it became a main trading port in the South-East Asia region. Tales of conflict, piracy and power struggles colour its past, making the island all the more intriguing. Traditional villages are also aplenty, offering visitors a glimpse into the locals’ culture, which are as exciting as they are educational. Tourism on the Bintan Island, especially in the northern part of the island known as Lagoi. Lagoiarea very nicely arranged with maximum security to ensure safety for tourists. Lagoi arrangement is similar to the arrangement of Nusa Dua Bali, with some 5 star hotel, golf course and spa. Tosimplify foreign tourists, especially those from Singapore, deals in luxury hotels using the Singaporedollar or Us dollars. Although Bintan Island has no airport, but access, both from Batam andSingapore is very good. ot only natural beauty, Bintan Island also has a wealth of biodiversity to be proud of. As an island in the tropics, Bintan Island has a unique ecosystem with variety of flora and fauna. Monkeys, frogs,various types of snakes, fireflies, lizards, and various species of birds live in comfort on the island.Yet, exploring in the mangrove forest in which once Sebung River had broken. Along the RiverSebung we will find various types of mangrove forest quite unique as Pencil Avioennia Roots, RootsDanceInternasional.Stilt Rhizophora, Bruguiera Knee Roots, and Roots Xylocarpus Ribbon.