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Shikakui
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Weekend break

Postby Shikakui » Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:38 pm

Hello! Any tips on where to go for a weekend break?
Friday evening to Sunday evening.
Somewhere quiet, if possible.
I don’t mind flying, but maximum 2 hours.
Thank you in advance!

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Re: Weekend break

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:50 pm

You have so many options for a get-away that it is mind boggling.

Short and sweet (cheap, too) catch a ferry for a weekend at an island resort at Bintan (fancier) or Batam (closer, cheaper).

Drive or catch a flight to Tioman island... many nice spots to stay, some very secluded. Penang is another spot to consider.

It's 2 hours 15 minutes to Bangkok.

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Re: Weekend break

Postby Shikakui » Tue, 24 Apr 2018 9:04 pm

Thank you for the tips!
Tioman looks nice!

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Re: Weekend break

Postby vonchamp » Tue, 15 Jan 2019 4:06 pm

You could try a short trip to Batam or Bintan.

In Batam,you could go eat the freshest live seafood in one of their Kelong restaurant, sea sports like cable skiing or wakeboarding, or a spa and massage retreat. Prices are really cheap compare to Singapore. It is easily accessible from Singapore Harbourfront Centre to Batam Harbour Bay Terminal. There is some informational guide about Batam in the linkhttp://batamferryterminal.com.
Ferry operators like Horizon Fast Ferry http://horizonfastferry.com travels there , 12 trips daily. Voyage duration is about 40 minutes. Batam offers the same thing and more compare to JB, with no traffic.

Bintan is relatively more expensive, and its mostly spa and resort.


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