Your Weekend Home in Indonesia: Alila Villas Bintan

The island of Bintan is a little piece of paradise just a 45 minute ferry ride from Singapore. Renowned for its infrastructure, stability and security, this island offers both rolling hills and stunning beaches. From the minute you step onto the island you can feel the stress of the city leave you behind and relaxation setting in.

About Alila Villas Bintan:

Alila Villas Bintan is a gated development community managed by one of Asia’s leading hotel management companies, Alila Hotels and Resorts. Designed by the award winning architectural firm WOHA, who is famous for their innovative and beautiful properties across South East Asia, this resort is designed to merge with the natural landscape whilst being both comfortable and functional.

The community is set over 14 .4 hectares and incorporates 12 beachfront residences and 52 one and two bedroom villas.  The property also includes an additional 4 hectares that hosts a village with spa, retail and dining outlets and even a museum and gallery to celebrate the culture of the region and provide a relaxing atmosphere for guests and visitors.


The island of Bintan is a 45 minute ferry ride from Singapore.  The Alila Villas Bintan is conveniently located near the ferry terminal and will be only 20 minutes drive from the future airport that is to be built on the island.

Located beachside, the development has maintained its privacy under a canopy of trees, providing the residents with spectacular views and the feeling of seclusion. The nearby village is located on a hillside and provides an entrance to the great outdoors. You can go four-wheel driving or mountain biking, or even enjoy a game of golf at the nearby golf course.

The Villas

The resort includes 52 villas, including one and two bedroom pool villas.  This provides the guest with privacy whilst also being able to enjoy all the benefits of a hotel.

Owners of the  two bedroom pool villas are eligible for personal use of the villa for up to 30 days a year, with the property generating a return through a lease back to the hotel for the remainder of the year.

The property also includes twelve three bedroom residences that are set on 3,000 square meters, each with direct beach access and sea views. The residences have been designed with the opportunity to rent out a part or the whole villa.  Set over two levels, each level has its own private entrance, so you can rent the upper level as a two bedroom apartment whilst having your private residence below.  Each residence also includes a private infinity pool and sun-deck.

The buildings are tastefully appointed, taking into account the challenges of designing for tropical weather.  With cementitious floors and tiles, and interior walls that include timber cladding, glass and stone, providing a natural feel to the building. External walls mirror the natural environment with rubble walls with stone cladding and bamboo or green fencing. Internal fittings include stone or terrazzo benchtops in the kitchens, European appliances and stainless steel sinks.

The Developer and Architects

PT Bukit Lagoi Villa is a subsidiary of PT Bukit Uluwatu Villa Tbk, a leading Indonesian resort development company involved in projects such as Alila Ubud and Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali.  Their developments endeavour to be both environmentally responsible and beautifully designed.

WOHA is a Singapore based architectural firm who focuses on sustainability, particularly in tropical environments.  Their designs grace many cities across South East Asia, from Hainan, China to Sydney, Australia. They recently partnered with the developers to create Alila Villas Uluwatu, for which they won the 2010 Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum.

Contact Details and Timelines

The property commenced construction in November 2011 and is anticipated to be fully operational by mid-2014.

For further information contact:

Indonesia: Takuya Aihara: +62 21 7592 4718

Singapore: Ng Hweene: +65 6735 8300