Batam is one of the most famous gates to reach Singapore from Indonesia. The island is only separated by a straight and it is only about 15 kilometers. In this case, Batam also has some ferry terminals. Five terminals are ready to connect people from Indonesia to reach Singapore. Even, it is said that Batam, Singapore, and Johor Malaysia are in free trade zone. This makes Batam more famous and awesome. Batam is also famous for its business center and shopping center. Simply, it can be said that Batam Indonesia becomes business and industry area. An aspect of the economy really becomes the central point in this area. However, those are not the only things offered by Batam. In fact, Batam islands also have other great tourism destinations. It is not only about shopping since Batam has its own way to offer the beauty of South China Sea. Surely, Batam can be great tourism package.
The first destination to find in Batam is Nagoya. Nagoya can be called as shopping center of Batam Indonesia. Nagoya has shopping complex at Nagoya Super Block. As its name, this can be paradise for people who love shopping. Many things can be found in Nagoya. It is not only about clothing. Electronics and other modern stuff can be found in Batam. It is said that shopping in Batam can be cheaper than shopping in other malls in Indonesia. To reach Nagoya will not be a big problem. This is close to City Center, so there will be easy access to get here and many accommodations will be ready to take visitors here. There are also hotels for visitors. Various price ranges are available, so it is possible to get affordable accommodation. Another interesting thing to find in Nagoya is about the food. While enjoying the malls and the outlets, people can find many restaurants providing Chinese Food, fast foods, and even Peking duck. Those can be found and visitors do not need to worry about the rain or heat of sunlight since there is integrated city walks as found in Singapore.
The for the other destination, there are beautiful sea gardens in Batam Indonesia. The sea gardens can be found in Abang Islands and Bawah Islands. These are awesome sea gardens, even it can be compared to the views found in Raja Ampat, another awesome diving destinations in Indonesia. In this case, those two islands are different and they have their own interesting points to offer to the visitors.
- Bawah Island is the islands of Riau Archipelago, specifically Anambas islands. The Anambas islands, with Natuna Islands, becomes the border of Indonesia in the northern area. As islands located in the South China Sea, Bawah island has great things to offer. It is about the very clear and clean water and the beautiful creatures living below the surface. This makes the islands great destination for diving and snorkeling. Even, this is called as Maldives of Anambas.
- Then, the other good destination is Abang Island. Abang Island is famous for its coral reef rehabilitation. This island has become one of the best coral reef rehabilitation since the islands have a very high quality of water. People living on the island really know what to do to protect the nature. Because of the water quality, Blue Coral can be found on this island. This is a rare coral and can only live in the good water quality.