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Marriott International debuts first tented concept resort, Natra Bintan

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The Jakarta Post

-  /  Sun, July 21, 2019  /  06:02 am
Marriott International debuts first tented concept resort, Natra Bintan

Natra Bintan sits directly on the Crystal Lagoon, a man-made seawater lagoon (Natra Bintan/File)

Hospitality company Marriott International has introduced Natra Bintan, a glamping destination in Bintan Island, Riau Islands, to its Tribute Portfolio of independent hotels with unique vacation concepts.

Formerly the Canopi Bintan, Natra Bintan is situated at the Chill Cove of Treasure Bay and boasts 100 safari-themed tents. Each tent, measuring over 40 square meters, is furnished with a four-poster bed and comes complete with a lush garden and outdoor patio.

A tent with a lagoon view at Natra Bintan, Bintan islandA tent with a lagoon view at Natra Bintan, Bintan island (Natra Bintan/File)

In addition to admiring the beauty of the manmade Crystal Lagoon, guests can engage in a host of water activities, from family-friendly bumper boat rides and fun slides to wakeboarding.

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Additional outdoor activities on offer include ATV rides through a private jungle trail, exploring the sand dunes in the nearby Busung area and cruising through a private mangrove reserve.

Natra Bintan is a 40-minute drive from Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport in Tanjung Pinang, but it is also accessible with a ferry ride from Tanah Merah Port in Singapore.

The resort provides free shuttle services to and from Bandar Bentan Telani Port in Lagoi for guests coming in from Tanah Merah. (mut)