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Southern Archipelago Acquires a Stake in Mendol Investments Pte Ltd., Parent Company of Luxury Glamping Hotel Natra Bintan

Southern Archipelago has on 3 August 2021 entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Strategic Premium Pte Ltd. and Luminous Global Inc to acquire 40.8% of Mendol Investments Pte Ltd.

Mendol Investments owns and operates luxury glamping hotel Natra Bintan, part of the Tribute Portfolio family of independent, design-driven hotels with character by Marriott International.

Located on 52,318 sq m of land on Bintan Island in the Riau province of Indonesia, Natra Bintan is a picturesque glamping retreat that sits right on the beautiful Crystal Lagoon. The generous hotel grounds include food and beverage establishments, leisure facilities and 100 luxury safari-inspired glamping tents that have private patios, king-sized beds, outdoor rainforest showers, WiFi and air conditioning.

Bintan’s premier leisure getaway also offers numerous facilities for guests to revel in a wide range of water sports from family-friendly slides and bumper boat rides to exhilarating wakeboarding sessions. Nearby, guests may also go on a guided kayak tour through private mangroves to learn more about this essential ecosystem that supports the local marine life, hike in the lush Gunung Bintan rainforest or even enjoy a round or two of golf at the Ria Bintan Golf Club.

Overlooking Crystal Lagoon is the resort’s all-day dining establishment Patio, the ideal location to enjoy a sundowner while enjoying the view of the sunset. Boasting a wide variety of local and international specialities, this is the perfect place for families and holiday makers to relax and wind down.

With multiple nature-led experiences on offer for guests, Natra Bintan, which is easily accessible via a ferry ride from Singapore, Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Batam, Indonesia is a strategic addition to Southern Archipelago’s ever growing portfolio of hospitality properties that focus on wellness and the restorative powers of nature.


Southern Archipelago is headquartered in Singapore.

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