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Batam travel guide

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You're Going to Love Batam

Batam has experienced dizzying growth in recent years, becoming one of Southeast Asia's largest resorts. With its beaches, casinos, bars, and activities, Batam is a great Indonesian destination.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Batam

When to Visit Batam

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The best time to visit is probably the "dry" season between February and September. At other times, expect torrential downpours at any moment.

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How to Get to Batam

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Where to Stay in Batam

Batam has a massive variety of hotels. Some of the very best include the Montigo Resort in Nongsa, the Swiss-Belhotel Harbor Bay, and the Radisson Golf and Convention Center in Nagoya.

Popular Neighborhoods in Batam

Where to stay in popular areas of Batam

Most booked hotels in Batam

How to Get Around Batam

The Cost of Living in Batam

Shopping Streets

Both the Mega Mall in Batam Center and Nagoya Hill are massive shopping complexes, with hundreds of apparel, electronics, and jewelry stores.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets on the island include Carrefour and Giant Express. Prices aren't high. Expect to pay around Rp15,000 for 12 eggs.

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Where to Eat in Batam

For great Singaporean food, head to Golden Prawn, try the Malaysian noodles at Ayam Penyet Ria, or enjoy meat-free curries at Rumah Makan Vegetarian. Prices should be around Rp45,000.