Escape to Nirwana Gardens and you will be pleasantly spoilt for choice. Caressed by lush tropical greenery, Nirwana Gardens is a divine paradise that is nestled away in the north-western coast of Bintan island, Indonesia. The island is ornamented by trimmed emerald grass, pristine beaches and vivid waters where tired souls seek refuge and recuperate themselves in fine dining, spa pampering and inexhaustible sea-sports activities. Getting to Nirwana Gardens is easy, less than an hour ride on fast-speed catamaran from the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore, followed by coach transfer from the ferry terminal to the resort grounds.
Nirwana Gardens is a family-friendly environment with multiple options for parents to keep their children entertained, relax and enjoy the natural outdoors. Couples can enjoy a candlelit dinner, experience the thrill of riding an elephant along a beach or just unwind in a cosy hammock. It is also an idyllic location for mixing business with fun, for corporations hunting alternative settings for their meetings. Guests are able to use the facilities of each Resort or Hotel within Nirwana Gardens.
True to its name which translates into “perfect bliss”, Nirwana Gardens serves up a heady concoction of 5 different holiday experiences on the north-western coast of Bintan Island.
Nirwana Resort Hotel
A sun-kissed paradise for fun-seekers, our unique blend of sunny Mediterranean spirit and warm Indonesian hospitality will make you feel more than welcomed here. Nirwana Resort Hotel has 241 guestrooms with a choice of Nirwana Room, Deluxe, Premier or Suite – all with sweeping sea, pool or garden views.
Full modern amenities and facilities are available to guests, and our ensemble of restaurants and bars will satisfy the most discerning taste buds. With a full and comprehensive range of activities lined up for guests, diverse interests and pursuits are matched with top quality facilities and services.
If you have already had your fun at sea, take an alternative way to cool off on your vacation by taking a dip into the large free-form infinity pool, or savour the breathtaking sea view while bubbling in the jacuzzi. When hunger strikes, there is no need to wander too far – just swim over to our Pool Bar, where light snacks and refreshments are served by our friendly staff.
If you’re up for a vacation filled with exhilarating activities, approach our Activities’ Desk for a line-up of outdoor activities that will keep you engaged all day long. Recreational activities available include All-Terrain-Vehicle, Ninebot Tours, E-bike, Scuba Diving Programs, Batik Painting and many more. Not to be missed our wide range of water sports activities such as Jet ski, Kayaking, Parasailing, Banana Boat, Fly Fish, Stand Up Paddle Board, Snorkel Tour and more. You can also explore the rest of Bintan Island on the heritage tours, or take a ride to the native village to shop for local delicacies, handicrafts and batik.
Take a tour around the Resort on our buggies and take a pit stop at the Wildlife Explorer – a mini residence housing different species of exotic birds, white crocodiles, soft-shelled turtles, pythons and alligator-fish.
Children will also cherish every moment at the NABLEZ kids’ club. A whole day of fun-filled activities including face painting, fish feeding, building sandcastles, mask making and many more!
Golfers will be captivated by the golfing pleasures at Ria Bintan and Laguna Golf. Tee off at these world-class golf courses, designed by distinguished players Gary Player and Greg Norman.
Mayang Sari Beach Resort
‘Mayang’, in the local language, means blossom of the palm, while ‘Sari’ is the essence of the flower. Mayang Sari Beach Resort captures natural beauty in its essence and fragrance and offers the perfect haven for a brief respite or a long weekend, where guests will wake up to fresh sea breeze and the lush beauty of a tropical beach.
51 quaint and rustic chalets offer you living comfort, with a choice of a tranquil sea view or a beautifully-landscaped garden view. Each chalet is comfortably air-conditioned, with a thatched roof and a private verandah. The unique interior décor and mood of the surroundings is complemented by the aromatic incense in every chalet.
Give a unique and rejuvenate experience at Anindya Spa by Andaru is a must, with its main spa outlet housed within the Mayang Sari grounds and perfectly complementing the resort’s rustic charm. Anindya Spa presents an authentic Indonesia spa experience with a variety of traditional beauty treatments from various regions in Indonesia
Using herbs and essential oils sourced from all over the archipelago, Anindya Spa by Andaru’s signature treatments brings harmony and balance of the mind, body and spirit through holistic healing, providing guests with the best experience of Indonesian spa culture.
The tranquil and botanical sanctuary has three private garden pavilions for those who wish to indulge in divine quietness to rejuvenate their senses.
Mayang Sari Beach Resort, with its restful ambience which is second to none, is a popular choice as a reclusive getaway for the urban-weary, or for honeymooners and intimate couples looking for a romantic and private getaway.
Nirwana Beach Club
Indulge in a variety of motorized and non-motorized water sports, nature and the timeless tradition of a village-style living at Nirwana Beach Club. A haven for water sports enthusiasts, thrill yourselves with a boundless choice of tropical activities available at the The Beach Club. Outrun the waves in one of the powerful jet-skis or scale the beach floor in a fun session of island snorkeling. If lucky, one might even be able to meet dolphins on their yearly migration!
Sun tan lotions, swim wear and other beach merchandises you may need for a sunny day by the sea can be found at the Nirwana Gallery and The Gift Shop. After a hard day of unparalleled experience of sun, sand and sea, rest well in one of the 42 comfortable Kampong-style cabanas, furnished with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms
Banyu Biru Villa
A favourite among family goers, Banyu Biru Villa offers the comfort of a holiday home for cosy reunions. Surrounded by gardens and small lakes, the cluster of 15 double-storey villas come in four attractive designs for families to choose from. The 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom villas are also fully furnished with a kitchen, a separated living room and even a barbeque pit, for families to host and enjoy cook-outs.
Bring your family to the nearby free-form swimming pool; whilst the children have fun on the pool’s slide, adults can alleviate their souls at the sauna house located just beside the swimming pool.
Indra Maya Pool Villa
Come relish the luxury of Indra Maya Pool Villas, one of the premier lavish hideaways in Bintan. A grand collection of 8 villas poised elegantly on the hills and overlooking the dazzling South China Sea, ultimate privacy and luxury is a priority here.
Each villa is designed with the best of styles extracted from exotic Indonesian, Thai and Chinese architecture. Its interiors are elegantly furnished with teak furniture and antique ornaments, and each villa boasts an individual courtyard, a spacious living area and a private swimming pool.
The incessant practicalities of living are also quietly taken care of. Villa hosts are on hand to attend to your every need – from housekeeping to room service and concierge services. If you wish to prepare a meal, groceries can be delivered to the doorstep or you can relax by the pool while enjoying a poolside barbeque dinner by your personal chef.
Take time to explore the beautiful surroundings of Nirwana Gardens in your own private golf buggy, exclusively provided to our guests at Indra Maya.
Alternatively, live it up at the one and only four-suite villa – the most extravagant in the entire collection. Spread over 750 sq. metres atop a hill with private access, this villa epitomizes resort living at its best. Commanding a panoramic view of the coastline, the villa features a large private swimming pool in the middle of its courtyard, framed by four distinct suites, a separate living room and dining room.
Ample gastronomical choices are available in Nirwana Gardens – from Indonesian to Western cuisines, promising to tantalize taste buds everyday throughout your stay.
Enjoy fresh seafood, caught live from the ocean while enjoying the balmy sea breeze at The Kelong – a restaurant that is built on stilts just above the sea! Savour signature dishes such as Gong-Gong (sea snails), Black Pepper Crab and Stir Fried Butter Prawns prepared in a unique blend of Chinese and Indonesian culinary style. Connected to the restaurant by a bridge over the water is Calypso Bar, a Caribbean-style bar playing reggae and calypso music. It is simply peaceful, sipping a cool beer whilst seated out in the ocean and adoring the beautiful sunset.
Take a stroll along the beach of Mayang Sari and you will find the Batavian colonial reminiscent Spice Restaurant, featuring a marvelous variety of traditional Indian and Indonesian dishes. Indulge your appetite with the wide variety available, including Lamb Rack Tandoori, Chicken Cheese Kebab, Bumbu Bali, Soup Kepiting, Ayam Betutu and more.
La Luna – al fresco dining setting and open for private events only. In 2007, “La Luna ‘07” that played host to music industry partners was a dazzling event featuring Nick Warrant from the UK, AudioFly from the US and Angela Flame from Germany, alongside 2 local talents, Riri and Nidji, playing for a strong crowd of 5,000 party goers.
Back at Nirwana Resort Hotel, there are 4 other restaurants for guests to choose from. The Coffee Shop is the main restaurant at Nirwana Resort Hotel, offering an à la carte menu and an international-themed buffet. One of the highlights is their delectable arrays of cakes and pastries that will leave your sweet tooth satisfied after a feast.
If you are a fan of barbeque seafood, The Poolside has a delectable spread of seafood over the weekends. Set in an al-fresco setting, the Chefs will stand-by at their stations ready to prepare a scrumptious dish for you. Aside from the seafood buffet, the restaurant also serves Western and Asian platters during the weekdays.
Neydles House, located between Nirwana Resort Hotel and Banyu Biru Villa, is an Asian-style restaurant that fuses the mouth-watering taste of handmade noodles with excellent texture and flavourful broth. It creates that tradition but classic Asian staples when guests are craving for fresh quality noodles – originally inspired by Japan, Singapore, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China. Pairing fresh ingredients with techniques from our chef, the house specialties include Salmon Ramen with wakame, Hong Kong Syle Crispy Noodles with Seafood, Mie TongSeng with lamb and more. Its interior creates a memorable dining experience for patrons.
Located in the Nirwana Resort Hotel lobby, Dino Bistro restaurant features an “East-meets-West” concept, with amazing Western dishes influenced by Asian taste. Start off with a special fusion of Mushroom-Cappuccino Soup followed by a main course of succulent Beef Fujita and perfect the meal with a freshly brewed coffee from Cashwell, an adjoining tea & coffee place. Dino Bistro also offers a selection of cocktails served with a unique Asian twist, making it the perfect location for an evening tipple while guests enjoy live acoustic performances from our talented in-house band.
If you prefer singing to dancing, then gather everyone at The Pub! This karaoke lounge can even accommodate for a birthday party with your family and friends. There are four private rooms that seats 10 persons each, if the arena is fully occupied. A cosy setting, you can also have a go at a game or a challenge with your friends at the pool table. The Pub is a great place for you to wind down at night, where our talented live band will entertain you nightly with an invigorating performance.
Nirwana Resort Centre: One-stop Entertainment Hub
Nirwana Resort Centre promises another level of enjoyment in Bintan and is set to make your trip to Nirwana Gardens more exciting than ever. Conveniently located within the precinct of the Resort grounds, this all-rounded entertainment and convention centre is just a five-minute walk from Nirwana Resort Hotel.
Guests will be spoilt for choice with an extensive variety of entertainment and recreational activities available, including a 16-lane indoor bowling alley which is a fast favourite for both families and corporate retreats. Just below the Resort Centre is Happy Valley, where even more recreational activities await you. Enjoy a fun-filled vacation with activities such as horse rides, archery, rifle shooting, trampoline.
skirmish laser and paintball. You can also take a ride on the elephants at the Jumbo Park, before sitting down to watch an exotic and cultural elephant show. The Resort Centre’s premises also include low element obstacles, suited for teambuilding activities.
Meetings and Events Facilities
Keeping abreast of the global MICE industry and being ever-ready to seize the initiative, Nirwana Gardens takes centre-stage in catering to both the leisure and business travel segments.
Discuss future ventures, organize conferences and arrange important meetings in any of the 12 function rooms housed in Nirwana Gardens. Audio and visual resources are available, as well as a comprehensive outdoor training facility to improve team and individual skills during corporate retreats. The Resort is also able to host interesting thematic events and memorable, blissful weddings, with the support of a competent and dedicated event team to assist in your planning.
Nirwana Gardens also features The Plaza, the largest multi-purpose hall in Bintan. Capable of accommodating up to 2,400 people, The Plaza’s interior is fully air-conditioned and has the flexibility of being partitioned into 3 sections at any time. The Plaza’s functionality is versatile, from holding groups of meetings and large exhibitions, to being transformed into an indoor recreational hub for activities such as badminton and basketball.
Team Challenge Hourglass (View Tower) and Flying Fox
The newly built Team Challenge Hourglass is a 25-metre high tower that houses 15 obstacle courses, including a rock-climbing wall, a giant swing, as well as 4-storey high zip line. The Flying Fox sets the adrenaline pumping and is indeed a must-try feature for all thrill seekers!
Nirwana Gardens is a truly complete resort destination, with a complete integrated leisure, business and events blueprint. It is a one-stop hub where everyone can meet, shop, dine, be educated and entertained. At the same time, Nirwana Gardens will continue to keep its identity as the ‘world famous, family holiday resort.
Enjoy a taste of heavenly bliss at Nirwana Gardens, where variety comes to life!
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