Riau islands is one of the provinces of Indonesia consisting of about 2,400 small islands and is bordered by Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand. Some of the islands are still uninhabited. The outermost region of the Riau Island is the islands located in the South China Sea such as the Natuna Islands and Anambas. The population of the Riau Islands is approximately 2 million people.
The Riau Islands has many tourist charms that you can enjoy such as fresh seafood, its clean and beautiful beaches, extraordinary beach resorts and international standard golf courses. For those of you who need a family trip or honeymoon, you can visit Bintan Resorts for a few days. If you want to enjoy a variety of shopping and culinary tours, especially classy seafood, you can spend a few days in the city of Batam.
Apart from Bintan Resorts and Batam Island, there are still the old towns of Tanjungpinang and Lingga which hold the legacy of the famous Malay Lingga kingdom and island tours in Anambas and Natuna. The Riau Islands can be accessed via ferries from Singapore and Malaysia as well as domestic flights from Jakarta and other big cities such as Surabaya, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Medan, Surabaya, Padang and others.