Bintan / Trikora Beach

Continent
Asia
Country
Indonesia
Next Big City
Singapore
Next Town
Tanung Pinang, Trikora
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Very flat water, no waves, little current makes it one of the best places in the world to learn kite boarding and for practicing free style tricks. Some small rocks in the water that you should look out for. Very clean water too as there is no commercial shipping in the area.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Rocks
Beach Users:
July

Nice sandy beach. Few rocks around but plenty of space for launching.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, November, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
NE, SW

Best time to go is mid December to March with Northeast monsoon, 12-20kts. July to September with Southwest monsoon, 12-20kts.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

From Singapore, it's 55 minutes by ferry to Bintan Resorts ferry terminal and 45 min by car to Trikora. Arrange for the land transfer when you book your hotel.

Extra information

Rules
None

Most places in Trikora Beach get the NE winds but the SW winds only some places. Bintan Agro and Bintan Cabanas get both seasons, nice side on wind.

Nightlife

No information