Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve

Bawah Reserve

Anambas, Riau Islands, Indonesia

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Price from USD 1,980

“All-inclusive private island luxury”

It’s a surprisingly easy, and seamless, door-to-door transfer from Singapore, and once on the Indonesian Anambas archipelago, it’s all there for your pure enjoyment, above, below, and beyond. Snorkel over the house reef, take a cooking class, kayak, go for picnics on private beaches, and enjoy daily spa treatments – everything (save for alcohol and scuba diving) is included in your stay, which adds up to a wonderfully relaxing stay.

Best time to visit : January to October

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What we Love

What we absolutely love about the property and feel sure will dazzle you too.

  • All-inclusive nature – including daily spas – means no surprises on the final bill
  • Six islands, 13 beaches, 3 marine reserve lagoons and 36 earth-conscious stand-alone suites
  • Responsible tourism: plastic free environment and an active foundation which works to preserve nature and contributing positively to the local community
  • Garden, beach, or overwater? We’re partial to the latter for being able to spot black tipped reef shark, turtles, and other marine life from the private verandah

  • Rooms
  • Dining
  • Leisure
  • Location
  • The Insider

36 Suites

Bawah Reserves’ 36 earth conscious stand-alone suites are enveloped by nature. Every detail–from the crisp bed linen on our canopy beds, to the copper bathtubs are designed to make guests feel at home.

Room Facilities

  • In room WiFi & iPad
  • In room safe
  • Free laundry service
  • Minibar & Pantry
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Bath tub & separate rain shower
  • Twin hand basins & mirrors
  • Tropical outdoor shower
  • Private covered verandah
  • Choice of towels
  • Fresh filtered sparkling & still water
  • Snorkeling & diving equipment

Need to Know

Check In 12:00 (Local Time) / Check Out 11:30am (Local Time)**
**Timings are subjected to the Arrival and Departure of the Seaplane to the Resort.
NOTE: Transfer from / to Singapore are not included. 

Garden Suite
Garden Suite
  • 2
  • 70 sq. m.
  • King or Twins
  • Beach

Set slightly back from the beach amidst sun-dappled jungle terrain, enjoy a luxury safari-style tented Garden suite. Step out of your verandah onto the sandy forest floor and you’ll find that you’re only footsteps away from the beach. The suite’s tented ceiling canopy stretches across the veranda for a shaded daytime reading spot on the five-meter daybed. Open the canopy to the elements or close the sides as you prefer.

Beach Suite
Beach Suite
  • 2
  • 70 sq. m.
  • 1 King
  • Ocean

Dotted along the island’s white-sandy shoreline with the sound of the waves gently lapping, experience the romance of sleeping in one of the 19 beachfront luxury safari-style suites. Open the canopy to the elements or close the sides as you prefer. The suite’s tented ceiling stretches across the verandah for a shaded daytime reading spot or a fine dining lunch. Step down onto your own private beach area and enjoy a soothing massage experience or drift away on your sun lounger.

Overwater Bungalow
Overwater Bungalow
Overwater Bungalow
  • 2
  • 105 sq. m.
  • King
  • Ocean

For a romantic getaway or dream honeymoon, upgrade to a beautiful Overwater Bungalow. Sliding doors open into an air-conditioned interior adorned with aqua-hued seascapes and jungle murals. Steps lead from a private verandah and open-air sundeck straight into the tropical waters below. Perfect for enjoying your very own spectacular sunset with a cocktail from your own bar or a personalised gourmet dining experience.

Jungle Lodge
Jungle Lodge
  • 4
  • King and Twins
  • Jungle and Partial Sea

The Jungle Lodge is the newest addition to the Reserve and a good option for families. Peaceful and private, this treetop lodge offers gentle breezes and partial sea views – although the beach is just a few minutes walk down 50 hand-cut stone steps. There are two en-suite bedrooms, a large open plan living and dining area and a full-length front-facing outdoor balcony accessed from sliding doors in the living room. 

Two Bedroom Pool Villa
Two Bedroom Pool Villa
  • 5
  • 200 sq. m.
  • King
  • Beach

The two-bedroom Pool Villas are a home-away-from-home with two beach suites, a separate living and dining pavilion for entertaining your friends and family and a private plunge pool to cool off from the tropical heat. The lounge and dining areas have been designed to complement the panoramic views, perfect for a private sunrise breakfast or sunset supper experience. Enjoy the peaceful privacy, gentle breezes and sea views from a hideaway terrace.

Three Bedroom Pool Villa
Three Bedroom Pool Villa
  • 6
  • 140 sq. m.
  • King
  • Ocean

If you are travelling in a bigger group there is also the option of reserving the Two Bedroom Pool Villa and the neighbouring Beach Suite with twin beds if required. Please note, Beach Suites sit approximately 50 m apart and therefore not suitable for young children sleeping alone.

Two Bedroom Infinity Pool Villa
Two Bedroom Infinity Pool Villa
  • 4
  • 203 sq. m.
  • King
  • Lagoon

The two-bedroom Infinity Pool Villas comprise two stand-alone beach suites connected with a separate covered living and dining pavilion and a private infinity-edge pool offering spectacular views over the lagoon. Perfect for two couples travelling together, this villa offers extra space to lounge or dine together while enjoying privacy in separate (70 sq. m.) suites. The villa has direct access to the lagoon, perfect for a mid-afternoon snorkel or swim. Alfresco breakfast looking out over the pool will quickly become a favourite spot.

Four Bedroom Infinity Pool Villa
Four Bedroom Infinity Pool Villa
  • 8
  • 750 sq. m.
  • King and Twin
  • Sea

For larger groups, there is a four-bedroom villa comprising of a two-bed pool villa and a two-bed infinity pool villa, which are interconnected by a covered walkway. This villa option offers four king or twin bedroom suites with ensuite bathrooms, two central dining and lounge pavilions and two plunge pools and lagoon views. It’s the perfect accommodation for families or groups travelling together but who may like some privacy.

Tree Tops
Tree Tops
Perched high up into the landscape of Bawah Island and surrounded by tropical rainforest, Tree Tops restaurant offers breathtaking views of the lagoon, stunning bamboo architecture and an impressive lighting installation representing a bloom of jellyfish. Let the food, the wine, and the magnificent landscape merge into a single sensation that provokes all your senses. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a large table suitable for a group of up to 20 guests. If you are seeking fine dining with crimson coloured sunset views, Tree Tops should be your number one choice.
Grouper Bar
Grouper Bar
Grouper Bar
Named after the large fish that inhabits the lagoons, the whimsically-decorated Grouper Bar is a convenient meeting place at any time, thoughtfully situated jettyside, beachside and poolside. This is a social hub with a chill lounge vibe, offering everything from coffee to cocktails, ambient music to aperitifs, Champagne and fine vintage wines to 18-year-old highland malts.
Jules Verne
Jules Verne
This hideaway at The Reserve's summit is the perfect spot for a casual drink with friends, an aperitif before dinner, or a sociable evening of tapas and garden-to-glass cocktails made by our resident cocktail crafters.
Aura Spa & Wellness
Aura Spa & Wellness

Find total zen in the soothing, natural surroundings of Bawah Reserve with Aura Spa and Wellbeing. Nestled in the island’s beachfront jungle, Aura offers a natural and luxurious setting. Offering revitalising treatments and practices to ease away workday stress and enhance your physical and mental wellbeing. Indulge in a variety of tropical spa experiences, ranging from sea salt scrubs and locally sourced Ayurvedic oil massages, Pilates and sunrise qigong on the beach. All are designed to relax, invigorate and rejuvenate both the body and the mind.

Bawah Reserve

Enveloped by lush tropical greenery and azure blue ocean, Bawah Reserve rests in sheltered carefree seclusion 160 nautical miles (300km) northeast of Singapore in Indonesia’s remote Anambas Archipelago. Surrounded by clear turquoise waters, blue lagoons and coral reefs, this pristine and previously uninhabited marine conservation area caters to outdoor adventurers with an appetite for indulgence as well as paradise seekers looking for relaxation. Bawah offers the true meaning of sustainable luxury.

Anambas, Riau Islands, Indonesia

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Raymond Saja
Raymond Saja
General Manager

Raymond Saja is the General Manager of Bawah Reserve, the resort that’s changing the path to personal and environmental well-being. A trained chef and innovative hotelier, Raymond has more than fifteen years of success within international luxury hotel operations with proven achievements developing resort concepts in Asia, Europe, Australia, and the USA.

Permaculture Tour
Permaculture Tour
"Discover our organic and ecological gardens and take an eye-opening guided tour learning about our recycling and pioneering farming practices, which allow us to grow the freshest and most delicious organic produce possible."
Indonesian Cultural Cooking Classes
Indonesian Cultural Cooking Classes
"Indonesian cuisine is world famous for it’s aromatic flavours. Learn about the spices and taste the freshness of our home-grown vegetables as you’re guided through a two hour cooking class by one of our chefs. Take home a recipe and the skills to recreate the dish. Discover delicious recipes now featured in our blog. FOOD & DRINK RECIPES"
Snorkelling in the lagoon
Snorkelling in the lagoon
"Explore the super clear waters, marine life and colourful corals while snorkelling in the lagoons at Bawah Reserve. You can choose to snorkel straight from the beach or on an escorted trip. This is a fun activity the whole family can enjoy"
Aura Spa Explorer
Aura Spa Explorer

"There’s nothing more serene than a rejuvenating spa experience surrounded by nature. The only thing that could make it just a little more perfect? The adventure you take to get there. Kayak. hike or enjoy a boat ride to one of our spa pavilions, strategically dotted across our six islands to provide idyllic views and relaxing, natural surroundings. Be soothed by the lapping waters, tropical bird song and silence as you enjoy your paradise spa experience."

Starlight Cinema
Starlight Cinema
"Enjoy a memorable cinema experience watching a classic movie by moonlight on our outdoor screen, shown twice a week at The Boat House and the Infinity Pool. Ease into a lounger with popcorn, gentle tropical breezes and enjoy the show."