According to requirements by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), every travel agency has to inform their clients to consider purchasing travel insurance against failure or disruption in the provision of travel product arising out of any insolvency of the Travel Agent. We can suggest an insurance company if you need guidance in this area.
Island currency & money
Should you wish to purchase diving or alcohol on Bawah Reserve we accept all major credit cards:
Visa MasterCard Amex JCb Union Pay
If you’d prefer to pay in cash, we accept Indonesian Rupiah only. Please note, we do not provide currency exchange on island.
Temperature & seasons
At just two degrees north of the Equator, Bawah Reserve has a tropical climate with average daily temperatures ranging from 26° – 29° Centigrade.
Pack for the Tropics – What to Bring
Lightweight, natural materials are key for all your clothing. We suggest that you bring t-shirts and shorts, and barefoot glamour – if you wish – for the balmy evenings.
Footwear: sandals, flip flops or beach shoes, shoes for hiking (trainers are sufficient or anything with a grip).
Clothing: beachwear, a sarong, sunglasses, swimwear.
Please note, our seaplane allows a maximum of 15kg of luggage per guest however our boutique stocks sunglasses, swimwear and resort wear for men and women. Need more guidance on this? Check out our feature on how to pack for your island holiday
Our Core Essentials line is available in all of our guest suites and spa for your daily use:
- Natural mosquito repellent
- Ytsara shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion
- Organic toothpaste
Hair dryer, bath robes, alarm clock, umbrellas, beach/lounge towels, hats, beach bag. Snorkelling & Diving Equipment. Electrical Adapters (the reserve’s electrical current and outlets are UK standard but we also provide alternative adapters).
Reading materials. We have a great selection of books and magazines in the Wallace Library for your enjoyment