[Updated 25 Jan 2022]
Located less than an hour away from Singapore, Batam is the perfect city for a short getaway! Not only is it a lot cheaper than other neighbouring countries, but in a city that is majorly populated by Muslims, you can rest assured that the resorts in Batam are Muslim-friendly!
The accommodations are sure to have halal food within or in the areas surrounding it, but we definitely encourage our readers to confirm with the eateries before dining. The list below will answer your doubts on whether you should consider Batam for the ultimate getaway!
Amazing Resorts In Batam For Your Next Quick Getaway
1. Harris Resort Waterfront Batam
A simple-looking resort but embellished with compelling amenities and activities, Harris Resort Waterfront Batam
caters greatly to those who are just looking to have a simple and fuss-free getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Simply unwind with their spa treatments, water activities or just relax on a lounge chair with a view of their swimming pool, which is said to be the largest in town!
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Rather than being in a typical suite, why not enjoy their take of a Japanese-themed room, completely furnished with tatami
mats and sliding wooden doors. It is not often that you get to experience two cultures in one place! Also, it is only within the Japanese suite that you get to soak in a private jacuzzi in your room balcony!
: Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall is the nearest mall in the vicinity where you can shop and also find more halal food choices! Shuttle bus services to the mall are available!
Book here now!Address:
Waterfront City, Marina, Marina City, Batam Island, Indonesia, 29422
From SGD60 per night
2. Batam View Beach Resort
This resort offers a breath-taking view of the sea from its villa rooms that will surely cure any form of stress in your body. Plus, a long list of activities promising recreation and adventure awaits you too!
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P.S. No stress about food here as well! There are plenty of different options and if you want to play it safe, have your meals at the seafood kelong.
Steamed gong-gong and buttered garlic prawns are just some examples from their finger-licking menu.
Book here now!Address
: Jl. Hang Lekiu, Sambau, Nongsa, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29465, Indonesia
: From SGD90 per night
3. Turi Beach ResortCredit: Turi Beach Resort on Facebook
This is another contemporary resort settled within a tranquil tropical village with all of its deluxe rooms and suites facing the sea! Choose between timber cottages or Indonesian-styled rooms and suites that come with a private balcony where you can admire the surrounding beauty this resort has to offer. The best part? There are halal restaurants nearby and also one in the resort itself so you can be rest assured that you won’t be left hungry!
For the adventurous, you could also have a go at their All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and see how well you can manoeuvre in muddy terrains! As with other resorts, there are plenty of sea sports for you to choose from as well such as water skiing and banana boat. Note: make sure to check with the resort which activities are available amidst the pandemic.
: Look out for the prayer direction (kiblat
) marked in the room!
Jalan Hang Lekiu, Nongsa, Sambau, Nongsa, Sambau, Nongsa, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29465, Indonesia
: From SGD100 per night
4. Holiday Inn Resort Batam
A resort with an award-winning spa is definitely a resort that you would want to visit! This resort is a typical resort that offers 235 rooms that are equipped with Wi-Fi, a private balcony and other mandatory appliances that will be sure to make your stay a satisfying one. Halal food is also available in this resort!
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Enjoy an Indonesian massage and aromatherapy to help you relax and unwind. Ease all the tension and stress cultivated in your body from all the workload back home. This resort is definitely a solution for those who prefer a cheap and simple getaway!
Marina Waterfront City, Tanjung Riau, Sekupang, Batam City, Riau Islands 29422, Indonesia
: From SGD78 per night
5. Tempat Senang Spa Resort and Restaurant
If you enjoyed the idea of Harris Resort having a Japanese-themed suite, you have to check this spa resort out. Offering you 12 different kinds of themes, Tempat Senang has rooms ranging from an Arabian-themed suite to a suite designed to look like a treehouse!
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Unlike other resorts, this one does not offer a beach view. However, there are plenty of other standard amenities such as the spa and the pool! You may also look through their large DVD library and stay in for a movie night 😍 #HHWT Tip
: Halal food is included in their menu!
: Jalan KK Indah Puri No. 15, Patam Lestari, Sekupang, Batam City, Riau Islands 29400, Indonesia
: From SGD245 per night
6. Montigo Resorts, Nongsa
Montigo Resorts claims that there is something for everyone in its exclusive resort and it definitely does not disappoint! There are activities for people of all ages; grandparents, parents and children.
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This minimalistic resort with Santorini vibes also ensures that all of its villas within the resort are strategically situated to offer various dramatic views of the sea and lush greenery. Plus, you will be excited to know that other than the lavish amenities that they have within the bedrooms, you can also find your own private pool to dip in at any point of time in the day. Perfect for hijabies!
Recharge your body with their signature spa treatments or indulge in other activities such as paintball or even karaoke. Even just staying in your villa is a plausible choice given the luxurious interior that makes you feel right at home. Montigo is the resort to choose if you are willing to pay a little extra for a special pampering experience.
: For more halal food choices and a fun shopping experience, MegaMall and Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall are 30-40 minutes away!
Jalan Hang Lekir Nongsa, Sambau, Nongsa, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29465, Indonesia
From SGD207 per night
With this list, there’s absolutely no reason for you not to spend your next getaway here in Batam! The resorts are perfect for couples, families and even friends to bask in a relaxing and carefree ambience. Just make sure to check what activities are still available in each resort amidst the Covid-19. What are you waiting for? Share this with your loved ones to plan your trip to Batam!