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Getting to Bawah reserve

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Floating breakfast experience at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.
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A seamless expedition

Bawah Reserve is situated in the Anambas archipelago, a remote Indonesian enclave in the western region of the South China Sea, closer to the country of Malaysia than the main Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo.

 

Due to this location, the best way to reach Bawah is via our private seaplane. It flies 7 days per week from Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, Indonesia, which is easily accessed from Jakarta or Singapore. The flight time is approximately 75 minutes.

 

Guests travelling via Singapore will be escorted door to door making your journey to Bawah a seamless one.

Floating breakfast experience at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.
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Your journey TO BAWAH

Guests are chauffeured to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore, then accompanied by a Bawah host on a 30-minute ferry ride to Batam, Indonesia. From there, a 75-minute seaplane flight lands you in the resort’s lagoon.


Upon departure from Bawah, guests are escorted back to Singapore via the same route, ensuring a seamless journey.


The transfer fee to Bawah from Singapore is $950 per person.

A private car service will pick guests up from their hotel or residence in Batam, Indonesia. Alternatively, guests can fly into Hang Nadim Airport (BTH) for direct seaplane transfer to Bawah.


Upon departure from Bawah, guests will be flown back to Hang Nadim Airport, offering the option of a return flight or drop-off at your accommodation.


Return transfer from Batam to Bawah is US$800, return per person.

The flight from Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, to Batam’s Hang Nadim Airport takes a little over an hour, with several direct flights daily. If coming from Bali, you will need to fly to Batam via Jakarta. Once you touch down in Batam, guests will be met as they disembark and escorted directly to our seaplane for the flight to Bawah.

  We welcome guests who arrive on a private yacht. Note that reservations are required for mooring and there are size limitations within our lagoons.   Please contact our reservations team to discuss moorings.
Egret, amazing birds at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.

Bawah is a sustainable retreat that celebrates the local culture and heritage, while preserving the natural beauty of the Anambas Archipelago for generations to come. Learn more about our sustainable practices.

Beautiful tropical stripey fish at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.

the Anambas archipelago

Nestled at the bottom of the remote Anambas Archipelago, Indonesia, Bawah is a hidden gem that offers an exclusive island experience in a pristine natural environment. Located halfway between Singapore and Borneo, the archipelago consists of over 200 islands across 7 sub-districts and is home to around 45,000 people. It boasts rich biodiversity, crystal-clear warm waters and untouched flora and fauna, making it a sought-after destination for travellers seeking seclusion and outdoor activities.
Bawah Reserve, Indonesia, private island hotel and resort with 6 islands, aerial view.
Egret, amazing birds at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.

the Anambas archipelago

Nestled at the bottom of the remote Anambas Archipelago, Indonesia, Bawah is a hidden gem that offers an exclusive island experience in a pristine natural environment. Located halfway between Singapore and Borneo, the archipelago consists of over 200 islands across 7 sub-districts and is home to around 45,000 people. It boasts rich biodiversity, crystal-clear warm waters and untouched flora and fauna, making it a sought-after destination for travellers seeking seclusion and outdoor activities.
Bawah Reserve, Indonesia, private island hotel and resort with 6 islands, aerial view.

Bawah is a sustainable retreat that celebrates the local culture and heritage, while preserving the natural beauty of the Anambas Archipelago for generations to come. Learn more about our sustainable practices.

Beautiful tropical stripey fish at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.
Beautiful tropical stripey fish at Bawah Reserve, Indonesia.

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