Your journey begins in Singapore by limousine pick up from your hotel, residence or airport.
The Resort's travel coordinator will then escort you by ferry and car to Batam Airport, where you board our private Sea Plane (an amphibious, twin engine aircraft that can land and take-off both on land and on water).
After an 80-minute flight you will land in the beautiful lagoon in front of your suite,
Transport is an additional $950 per person.
The Seaplane takes off from Batam Airport at 9:30 local time. Guests coming from Singapore are collected at 7am.
Indonesia residents may prefer to meet in Batam rather than Singapore.
On return arival in Batam is at 13:30 local time. Returning to Singapore by 16:45.
Due to the intimate size and nature of the resort, children must be a minimum of five years.
Parents must be aware that the Suites are designed to accommodate only 2 people.
You can add one additional bed per suite for $714 per night. This extra person is not entitled to spa treatments. Additional charges apply.
The Jungle Lodge, whilst not on the beach, is perfect for families with younger children as it is a 2 bed lodge.
Suites are all around 30m apart and not connected – so please bear this in mind if you have younger children.
The standard occupancy is 2 adults, however the maximum occupancy per room is 3 and an added bed can be requested for $820 per night for the third occupant.
Everything is included in your package, and any extra costs will only be from journey package, diving, boutique purchases, or alcohol.
All major credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, JCB, Union Pay.
Please note, there is no currency exchange on the island and all cash transactions must be in Indonesian Rupiah.
OrcaNation, Asia’s leading PADI 5-star Instructor Development Centre, manages Bawah's dive centre.
As one of Indonesia’s first marine conservation areas, Bawah Reserve features an abundance of flourishing coral reefs and healthy marine life. All dive sites have similar topography, with a gentle sandy slope going down to approximately 7 meters before a further 25-30 meter depth.
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Bawah is an official protected marine area in which anchoring, fishing (up to 500m from the barrier reefs) and the collection of any dead or alive coral and shells is strictly prohibited.
From various water sport activities (kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling, diving) around the marine eco-system to a choice of three jungle hikes through the lush fauna.
There are 13 beaches to choose from and each of the three lagoons has a unique character of its own. You can go on a trip to the Bat Cave or visit the other five islands.
Unique moments include Stargazing, Outdoor Cinema and Dining experiences include picnics on the beach, in your room or in one of the four restaurant/bar areas.
Chill by the beautiful infinity swimming pool or head to the Wellness Centre for unlimited Massages, Facials and Scrubs or take a Yoga, Pilates , Meditation class.
There is also a library full of books and games.
At just two degrees north of the Equator, Bawah has a hot tropical climate, with average daily temperatures ranging from 26 to 29°C, and two distinct seasons: the dry southwest monsoon from June to October and the wet northeast monsoon from November to March.
Days are generally sunny, and when it rains the showers are sudden and heavy but short lived with plenty of blue skies in between.
It has half the yearly precipitation of Singapore.
Humidity ranges from around 65% to 96%.
The minimum stay of Bawah is 3 nights.
You must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of arrival, and have tickets for your onward travel.
Although more than 80 nationalities can enter Indonesia with a free 30-day Tourist Visa upon arrival, we recommend you check with your embassy or the Indonesian consulate in your home country for visa requirements.
Yes, there is a doctor and a clinic available 24/7 on the island, operated by International SOS.
There is no Malaria on the island, but please consult your GP for advice on inoculations and medication required for travelling to Indonesia.
Expectant Mothers in normal health and with no pregnancy complications are not considered incapacitated until 28 weeks of pregnancy.
In case of pregnancy over 28-36 weeks, medical clearance issued 7 days prior commencement of travel should be submitted.
Due to the remote location we would not recommend Bawah to expectant mothers over 28 weeks pregnant.
Yes – Bawah's dining is very much a bespoke experience. The chef will talk to you about your requirements and create a tailored menu accordingly.
They can work with Vegans, Vegetarians, Halal (Although not a registered halal kitchen we can cook accordingly), lactose intolerant menus. Please inform Bawah Reserve when making your reservation.
Yes!! Without a doubt Bawah Reserve is perfect for Honeymoons. Beautiful, tranquil and private. With unique moments from stargazing to private dining that will make lifetime memories of your special time!
2 pieces of swimwear and a rash vest.
1 pair flip flops.
1 pair sports shoes.
Underwear, sports bra (note free laundry and you’ll be in your swim gear most of the time).
A few sundresses.
A few t-shirts and shorts.
Yoga wear/sports clothes.
Your phone (only for the camera – you’ll be wanting to take a million snaps) though there is wifi in rooms and at the bar.
A good book, magazine or kindle, charging points are all universal.
Diving & snorkeling equipment.
Straw sun hats are provided in each suite or bungalow.
Strong liquor over 24% proof is not permitted on the seaplane.
Visas – Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Free Visa for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia.