Plan Your Stay

Starting in Singapore?

First, Book Your International Ferry

Telunas Resorts is just 1.5 hours from Batam (3+ hours from Singapore). From the the Harbor Front Ferry Terminal in Singapore, we recommend booking your round trip tickets through Batam Fast ferry operator to Sekupang, Batam. Guests should make the ferry booking based upon the connecting time of your domestic transfer (see below).

 
View the route to Telunas Resorts
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Next, Coordinate Your Domestic Transfer

You will need to confirm your choice for the domestic transfer to Telunas Resorts during the booking process.  Upon arrival to Sekupang, Batam, a Telunas team member will guide you to the transportation option of your choice.

Start your adventure to Telunas Resorts with our traditional Melayu Fishing Boat. Departure time is flexible from morning to  4 pm, daily. For guests wanting to combine travel, please inquire with our team to see if there are other guests traveling on your arrival date who could share a long-boat journey with your party.

 

Cost: S$275+ one-way (up to 25 people)

 

Notice: Private Boat Charter will not be available from June 1, 2014 forward. See the Shared Boat Schedule tab for domestic transfer information from June 1, 2014 onward.

Pancung
Guests preferring domestic transfer by Local Ferry should refer to the following when booking ferries:
  • 11.30am domestic ferry from Sekupang, Batam to Telunas Beach: Please take the 9.20am BatamFast from Harbourfront-Sekupang to arrive on time.
  • 9:15am from Telunas to Sekupang, Batam:  Connecting to the 12.30pm BatamFast ferry from Sekupang-Singapore.
Cost: S$35+ one-way/person.

 

Note: Local ferry (water bus) is operated by an independent Indonesian operator. Telunas Beach makes no claims for safety, service, or reliability of local ferries. Please be advised that during holidays and peak travel periods, the local ferry can be overcrowded and exceed capacity.

Starting June 2014
Introducing a predictable daily domestic transfer schedule to/from Telunas Resorts for added guest convenience, predictability, and reduced average cost.

 

Start your adventure to Telunas Resorts with our traditional wooden longboat (a modified, comfortable Melayu Fishing Boat).

 

Local departure time connects to your preferred BatamFast ferry according to our daily boat schedule.

 

Arrival ferry (from Singapore): 9:20am or 3:10pm

Departure (Return): 3:00pm (departs Telunas at 12:45 pm)

 

Round trip cost per person is 85 SGD nett to be charged upon CHECKOUT AT the RESORT.

 

For arrivals June 1, 2014 and beyond this is a mandatory per person cost for everyone age 5 and older.

 

Transfer time between Sekupang port in Batam and Telunas Resorts is approximately 1.5 hrs.

Telunas longboat

Passport & Visa Requirements

Prior to your arrival in Indonesia, please make sure you are holding a passport with a validity date for more than 6 (six) months from the arrival date.  For travelers holding passports from within the ASEAN countries, no visa will be required.

 

If you do need Visa On Arrival (VOA), it can be obtained at Sekupang Ferry Terminal or the other Ferry Terminals on Batam. It is valid for a maximum stay of 30 (thirty) days, and is given to citizens from countries that can apply VOA for leisure visit to Indonesia. Please refer to the Indonesia Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for the list of 65 (sixty-five) countries that can apply for VOA in Indonesia.

 

You will need to present at the port of entry the following requirements:

 

1. Original valid passport for more than 6 (six) months from the date of arrival in Indonesia,
2. An exit ferry ticket or on-going ticket,
3. A fee of $10.00 US for 7 (seven) days or $25.00 US for 30 (thirty) days.

What to Bring on Your Beach Vacation

  • Sun Screen & Sun Glasses. Located a mere 1/2 degree North of the equator, Telunas Resorts have plenty of one thing: Sun.
  • Water shoes/sandals: For the safety of our guests, we encourage anyone who will be swimming in shallow water to wear some sort of shoe or sandal for the unexpected ocean wildlife.
  • For those who want to participate in some of the more adventurous activities, please be sure to bring suitable clothing. Closed toed shoes and socks are required for Jungle Hiking/Trekking. Long pants and bug spray are also recommended.
  • For guests desiring visit surrounding villages, we ask that you pack a loose-fitting, conservative outfit (shirt covering shoulders and shorts beyond knees).
  • Not a lot! One of our goals at Telunas is to simplify life. We encourage guests not to bring too much.

TELUNAS PROVISIONS

  • Room and beach towels
  • Child high chairs
  • Beach toys
  • Juices for sale
  • Select packaged snacks
Available at Telunas

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