Bintan Weather December Averages, Indonesia
What's the weather like in Bintan in December
Located near the equator in the north of Indonesia, close to Singapore, the tropical resort island of Bintan tends to be quite warm and stuffy in December, with humidity at around 86%. December falls in the middle of the wet northeast monsoon season and at the end of the typhoon seasonhe weather is undeniably wet, but luckily, there still is plenty of sunshine to enjoy and the temperatures are warm, not to say hot.
The average day temperature in December is 27°C, which is essentially the average temperature throughout the entire year. There is practically no variation in temperatures in the course of the year in Bintan. It's hot all day every day. The afternoons get very warm, with an average high temperature of 29°C. Even the nights remain quite warm, averaging 24°C. Add to that the humidity that comes with the wet monsoon season, and the weather might be uncomfortable to some people. Therefore, it is suggested that you book a room with air-conditioning if you're visiting Bintan this time of year.
Even the sea temperature is very warm in this part of the world. It averages 28°C in December, but doesn't change much throughout the year. It ranges between 27°C in January and February and 30°C in May and June. Although the water is so warm, diving conditions aren't particularly perfect this time of year, due to the strong winds and high rainfall totals.
December is the second wettest month of the year, second only after November. The total amount of rainfall is 239mm and you can expect it to rain virtually every day. On the plus side, though, most rain showers tend to be fairly short and there's also nearly always sunshine to be enjoyed every day. The chance that rainfall occurs ranges between 76% in the beginning of the month and 82% toward the end of the monthhis last percentage is, in fact, the highest chance of rainfall in the year. There are two common types of rainfall. Thunderstorms occur on 48% of the days with precipitation, while moderate rain is observed on 41% of those days.
Cloud cover also increases a bit throughout December, from 58% to 66%. This high percentage of cloud cover is the main cause of the decrease in daily sunshine hours since the previous month. December has 6 hours of sunshine per day on average, which is the annual minimum seen across only two months of the year.
Bintan Hotels for December
Pelangi Hotel & Resort is in Tanjung Pinang and is a great and affordable hotel to base yourself during your December vacation in Bintan. Aimed at making your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible, this hotel features everything from a swimming pool, rainbow garden and gym to a seafood restaurant, business centre and mini-market.
Another hotel in Tanjung Pinang is the Comfort Hotel & Resort. This hotel lies close to the central business district and the attractions of downtown Tanjung Pinang, which include historic churches, Chinese temples and colonial buildings. There are plenty of amenities, such as free Wi-Fi, tour services, a spa, a tennis court, an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a live music venue.
Bintan Sayang Resort is a three-star accommodation on the northwest coast of the island. It is an ideal place to stay, offering stunning sea viewsncluding sunsets!omantic candlelight dinners and plenty of outdoor activities. There's a swimming pool, restaurant, karaoke bar and pool table. Activities range from cycling and fishing to banana boating and kayaking.
Bars and Restaurants
The Pantai Grill & Beach Clubantai means "beach" in Indonesians located at the Angsana Bintan, a resort on the northwest coast. When it comes to a beachfront location, it is literally impossible to find a better one than this one. Some tables, chairs and lounges are actually on the sand, mere steps from the sea. Combining sea breezes, the sounds of waves and grilled seafood and barbecued dishes, this amazing restaurant is one that you will definitely want to visit during your time in Bintant's strongly recommended. Each Saturday, the restaurant spreads out an elaborate barbecue buffet.
Also located in the island's north coast is FlyBoyz Beach Bar. This venue is actually what its name implies restaurant and bar set right next to the beach. If you're after casual pub food and drinks until late, this is where you want to be. On the menu, you'll find mouthwatering food, such as pizzas, fish 'n' chips, hamburgers, steaks and pastas. Live bands regularly add some extra vibes to your dinner.
Things to do in Bintan in December
When travelling to an exotic location like Bintan Island in December, golfing may not be the first thing you would think of doing. However, Bintan is home to golf courses with some of the most exotic vistas you will ever see while chasing that little white ball.
There are several phenomenal courses designed by the biggest names in golf, including Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Ian Baker-Finch and Greg Norman. Whether you are working on getting your pro card or more of a novice, there are courses for everyone. Several resorts on the island even boast their own golf course(s) and some even offer golfing packages and golfing lessons.
At how many locations do you think you will be swinging your clubs just feet from the beach? Where else can you swing your clubs in a rainforest with an ocean view? It is hardly a surprise that many visitors report having the best time golfing in Bintan, although not always the best score. The incredible vistas could distract even the best golfers!
Because of its inherent natural beauty, Bintan Island has become increasingly popular as a destination for businesses to send employees for teambuilding retreats, which may or may not include a round of golfing. A result of this trend is that you can see overspill at various resorts, which have adopted some of these teambuilding games and use them for tourists just for the sheer fun of it. Whether you are there on business or pleasure, those games are nothing but fun.