Marina Beach is another most visited beach in Batam, not only by locals but also foreigners. Located in the western side of Batam, this beach is arranged with the concept of coastal urban development, Waterfront City and flanked by a luxury hotel resort and a ferry terminal. The area is well arranged with a line of coconut trees along the beach and wooden benches, which will be the best place to enjoy sunset on the beach. Marina Beach has clean and calm water.
Many people come to swim or enjoy water sport activities that are available here. Tire buoys are available at Rp. 5,000 (small) and Rp. 10,000 (medium) per tire. Water paddle will cost you Rp. 20,000 per 30 minutes and banana boat Rp. 20,000 per person. On the same area, there is also a sea sport center, called Monkey Beach Hut and Sea Sport Centre, which also offers a wide range of water sport activities, such as parasailing (price: S$ 30/person and S$ 25/child under 12 years), jet ski (price: S$ 45/person for 30 minutes ride and S$ 90/person for 1 hour ride), and water ski (price: S$ 45/person for 30 minutes ride and S$ 90/boat for 1 hour ride). As for children, there is a children playground (Rp. 1,000/child) with various type of games, such as teeter board, swings, climbers and slides.
|Location||:||Tanjung Riau, Sekupang Subdristict|
|Operating hours||:||weekdays, 8am-12am; weekends, 24 hours|
|Entrance fee||:||Rp. 6,000/person, Rp. 3,000/child, Rp. 5,000/car, Rp. 3,000/motorcycle|
|Facilities||:||toilets, food court, wash rooms, water sport activities (banana boat, water paddle, etc)|
|Nearby facilities||:||hotels, restaurants and bars, Waterfront City ferry terminal|
|How to get there||:||by own transportation or taxi from Nagoya is around 30 minutes (fare: S$ 15 or about Rp. 118,000), from Sekupang is around 15-20 minutes (fare: S$ 12 or about Rp. 94,000)|
|Remarks||:||beach guards are not available. A group visit (not more than 50 persons) will get discount 15%.|