Tribute PortfolioTM, Marriott International’s newest collection brand and growing global family of characterful, independent hotels drawn together by their passion for captivating design and their drive to create vibrant social scenes for guests and locals alike, today announced the opening of Natra Bintan, located in the exotic hub of Bintan Island, Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago.
Natra Bintan, inspired by its Arabic origins equating happiness and tranquility, is a personification of the glamping experience that brings to life the concept of being one with nature. A total of 100 safari-themed tents are ready to welcome holiday-goers in the middle of pristine nature. Encompassing over 40 square meters, each tent is thoughtfully designed with modern style, and made complete with a lush garden and outdoor patio, four-poster bed and air-conditioning. Equipped with an LCD TV and Wi-Fi connection, these tents will keep guests connected with the world while revelling in an extraordinary island life.
“Tribute Portfolio invites guests to stay with character and the exciting opening of Natra Bintan gives travellers the opportunity to experience the destination in a new and engaging way, by being up close with nature,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing, Asia Pacific. “Being situated in the picturesque Chill Cove, this is the ideal place for a family’s or couples’ holiday.”
Situated within the idyllic Chill Cove at Treasure Bay, Bintan’s premier leisure destination offers a stunning water lagoon and numerous pools from which to enjoy a wide range of water sports. Natra Bintan offers a one-of-a-kind glamping experience where remarkable adventure intertwines with lavish facilities. Natra sits directly on the Crystal Lagoon, Southeast Asia’s first and largest man-made seawater lagoon, where guests can seamlessly enjoy enthralling water activities, including family-friendly bumper boat-rides, fun slides and wakeboarding action.
Boasting a view of the tranquil Crystal Lagoon, the all-day dining; Patio makes a splendid spot to relish refreshing cocktails as the sun sets on the horizon. The restaurant pleases every palate with a selection of local and international favourites, plus barbecue dinner on special evenings or upon request. Nestled right outside the restaurant is the aflresco bar lounge. Designed with a decking lounge and a sandpit area, the bar is the perfect place to relax with a refreshing drink. Natra Bintan also provides a unique experience for team bonding retreats, as well as corporate events and weddings with the serene saltwater lagoon as the backdrop to their special events.
More exciting experiences await with options of on land and water activities. Those who come with their family have nothing to worry about because Natra will keep the little ones entertained with numerous fun games and activities.
“We are very much looking forward to welcoming guests of all ages to experience Natra Bintan. Not only is the safari tent experience one of a kind, but guests will also find endless entertainment with all the fun activities we have available onsite,” said Laurens Kritzinger, General Manager of Natra Bintan.
Best known for its high-end resorts, world-class golf courses, and magnificent coastal beauty, Natra Bintan can be easily reached with a ferry ride every day, arriving at Bandar Bentan Telani Port in Lagoi from Tanah Merah Port (Singapore), or at Sri Bintan Pura in Tanjung Pinang from Berjaya Waterfront (Johor Baru, Malaysia) and Telaga Punggur (Batam, Indonesia). Daily flights from Jakarta are available to take guests to Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport in Tanjung Pinang. Guests can arrive in ease through The Canopi’s complimentary transfer services to and from the Bandar Bentan Telani Port.
Natra will also offer guests an “all inclusive” package infused with unique destination experiences, curated to allure to the world’s traveler. These packages aspire to offer something for everyone from adventure, nature, pampering to culinary offerings, in line with the brand’s vision to create moments that extend beyond the brochure to highlight the secret spots, must-sees and can’t-miss independent design touches and experiences.
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About Tribute Portfolio
Tribute Portfolio is a growing global family of characterful, independent hotels drawn together by their passion for captivating design and their drive to create vibrant social scenes for guests and locals alike. With 30 hotels open and growing, Tribute Portfolio has struck a chord with those who seek out independent experiences and crave a connection with the community when traveling. From boutique resorts like Inn at Rancho Santa Fe in California and urban hotels such as The Vagabond Club in Singapore, to hotels in indie-spirited locales like Noelle in Nashville and The Slaak in Rotterdam, each Tribute Portfolio hotel celebrates its individuality offering travelers a fresh, often colorful, perspective. Stay with character and stay connected: Instagram, Facebook and twitter. Tribute Portfolio is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.
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Director, Communications, Premium & Select Brands, Asia Pacific, Marriott International
Manager, Communications, Premium & Select Brands, Asia Pacific, Marriott International