Anambas Archipelago, Indonesia
Lush greenery, thriving coral reefs and the glittering Java Sea make Bawah Island one of the most exclusive and exciting new destinations in southeast Asia. Spanning six islands, this sensational private resort is nestled among three lagoons at the southern tip of the Anambas archipelago, 150 nautical miles from the north shore of Singapore.
Bawah is pure barefoot, back-to-nature beauty. Thirty-five stand-alone suites are dotted across Bawah allowing guests to reside in ultimate privacy. Housed beneath safari-like tented ceilings and pitched roofs, each room is a tropical escape in itself, featuring open air bathrooms and sustainable materials of bamboo and teak.
The eco mindset is prevalent throughout. Locally-grown ingredients are served at the Tree Top restaurant and there’s a spa and yoga pavilion at the holistic wellness centre. Guests can spend their days lounging on the beach or exploring the sea on a paddleboard before sipping cocktails in the Grouper Bar. As night falls, it’s time to simply relax at the open-air cinema under the stars.
- Round-trip transfers from Singapore
- Breakfast, lunch and a la carte dinner
- All soft drinks
- Treatments, massages and all yoga classes
- Non-motorised water activities
- Unpacking service and all laundry
- Location & Getting There
Take a ferry from Singapore to Batam, followed by a short road transfer to Batam airport and finally a private seaplane to Bawah. The entire journey will take three and a half hours.
This eco-hideaway is home to 35 stand-alone suites spread across its six-island expanse. Each room is a laid-back tropical space with local materials and verandahs leading into Bawah’s magnificent nature, overlooking the beach or the thick forests. Modern conveniences are readily available - without a TV, radio or alarm clock for you to immerse in nature and forget the outside world.
- 2 restaurants and 2 bars
- Wellness centre
- Open air cinema
- Retail boutique
Be at one with nature and immerse yourself in the island’s gorgeous landscape. Try snorkelling, hiking and relaxing under a canopy of stars. Also, head over to Bawah’s amazing wellness centre and treat yourself to a refreshing massage before ending your day with a delicious fusion dinner at The Boat House Restaurant.
Childen over 12 are welcome.