Laguna Golf Bintan is an 18-hole, par 72 golf course, set within 60 hectares of a tropical paradise. Originally designed by Greg Norman, the course was thoroughly redesigned by Laguna Golf Group and fully re-opened in November 2016 graced by the Group’s brand ambassador Sir Nick Faldo.
Named the Best Renovated Course of the Year by Asian Golf Awards 2016, the new landscaping with great emphasis on natural surroundings and wildlife provides golfers with a whole new sensorial golfing experience. With the dramatic oceanfront backdrop taking centre-stage, it offers a pure inspiration for aspiring and seasoned golfers alike.
The 18-hole championship course features awe-inspiring beachfront holes with views of the South China Sea on both front and back nine while playing through tranquil lagoons, lush jungle and Bintan’s famous rugged rocks on 60-hectare of tropical paradise. During the game, a tranquil journey with sea views, greenery and age-old rock formations exudes a unique sense of place and oneness with nature.
The most memorable holes feature the stunning oceanfront hole 3 and towards the end of the round with the natural rock formations around holes 16 & 17, all framed by the South China Sea. Amidst the sea breeze and ocean views, guests play along fairways flanked by walls of jungle often uncovering breathtaking views of the sea towards daunting rocks.
The Indonesian villa designed clubhouse offers a host of luxury facilities, including a well-stocked Pro Shop and delightful terrace café with a selection of local and international catered by the Angsana Bintan, part of the world-renowned Banyan Tree Group, providing the perfect setting to unwind after a joyful round. The Laguna Golf Academy features extensive practice facilities with comprehensive short game areas, experienced PGA golf instructors are on hand to provide expert golf tuition.
Here, nature truly defines the course with the winding diverse terrains of forestlands, natural wetlands, beachfront coconut groves and stunning age-old rock formations – an unparalleled golfing experience and a “must play” whenever visiting the region.