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Bawah Reserve
1 Desa Kiabu, Anambas Islands 21971 Indonesia

General Manager: Raymond Saja




In Indonesia’s remote Anambas archipelago.

150 nautical miles northeast of Batam Island in the North Natuna Sea between the Malaysian mainland to the west and the island of Borneo to the east.



From Singapore: guests are picked up from the airport or their hotel . Bawah’s travel host escorts guests on a 30-minute ferry ride to the Indonesian island of Batam then guests are driven to Batam airport where they board Bawah’s amphibious seaplane for an 80-minute flight, landing on the water in the resort’s main lagoon.


From Batam: guests may opt to fly directly into the Hang Nadim Airport (BTH) where they will be met upon arrival for direct transfer to Bawah’s amphibious seaplane or guests are picked up from their hotel then guests are driven to Batam airport.


By Private Jet

Guests should plan to fly directly into the Hang Nadim Airport (BTH) for direct transfer to Bawah’s amphibious seaplane.

By Private Yacht

For guests travelling via private yacht. Reservations are required for mooring and there are size limitations within Bawah Reserve lagoons.


Good to know​

Up to 2 seaplane flights per day, 6 days per week.

Baggage allowance: strictly 15 kg, inc. hand luggage, due to seaplane weight restrictions. Excess luggage may be stored with our ground staff.

An overnight stay in Singapore or Batam is recommended before your trip due to our early morning pick up times.



36 earth conscious stand-alone cottages, bungalows and villas from 1 to 4 bedrooms.

1 private island ( Elang Residence ) with one 2-bedroom lodge and five 1-bedroom lodges a total 7 bedrooms for up to 20 guests.

Food & Beverages

2 restaurants

2 bars / casual dining

Exquisite cuisine made from ingredients grown in Bawah’s own gardens.



Aura Spa & Wellbeing

Air-conditioned gym & Jungle gym

One complimentary daily spa treatment per person

Complimentary Yoga, Pilates and meditation classes


Unique Selling Points


  • Sustainable resort offering private island experience

  • 6 islands

  • 3 marine reserve lagoons

  • 13 private beaches

  • 100 hectares of primary forest

  • All inclusive of meals & non-alcoholic beverages

  • 50 activities are included in the rates

  • Infinity swimming pool

  • Wallace Library

  • Activities lawn

  • Resort boutique

  • Six Islands Trading Post

  • Hiking trails

  • Countless water activities

  • Architecture walks

  • Permaculture gardens & tours

  • Classes & workshops

  • Island-wide WiFi

  • Foundation & conservation education

  • Endless bespoke experiences

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