Nightlife in Batam - Overview:
Batam is a small island in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) located about 45 minutes from Singapore by ferry. With a population of 800,000 souls, it is the home to a small community of expatriates, most of them working in the Oil & Gas or in the High Tech manufacturing. Unlike in other parts of Indonesia, you'll find that Batam is rather well organized and clean. Close to Singapore and very little traffic.

NEW REVIEW October 2016: 18 Best Hotels Near Batam Nightlife and Spas

The Indonesian island of Batam has long been one the best kept secrets as a low cost getaway for Singaporean local and expats.  The island has seven golf courses, several resorts and the costs are a fraction compared to Singapore and Bali. There is also an expat entertainment area like Blok M / Kemang.

Four – Five Star hotels run from as low as USD $50 - $80 per night and green fees can range from USD $60 - $105 which includes twin buggy sharing & caddy.  Beers at the pubs run from USD $2 - $5 and mixed drinks from $3 - $6. Batam also has a fair share of spa’s and traditional massage outlets that will cost you USD $10 for 60 minutes and slightly higher if you want sauna etc.

The Batam nightlife is very active, as you will read on this blog post and our goal is to write comprehensively as possible. We urge visitors to share your experiences, updates and feedback.

Batam for Fun: Nightlife, Massage, Pubs, Golf, Casinos and Shopping:
The main entertainment centre is located in downtown Nagoya: ‘The Nagoya Entertainment District’ or commonly referred to by expats as ‘The NED’ (and by locals as Kampung Bule). This area attracts a fair number of Indonesian girls working in massage parlours, karaokes, or freelancing in some bars & clubs.

See my review about the NED: Kampung Bule in Batam.

The NED is a bit like Blok M in Jakarta, only bigger, with a decent concentration of nightlife venues, catering to different markets. Generally speaking though, the atmosphere is laid-back and girl-friendly, and you won't find very chic or sophisticated bars & clubs like in Singapore or Jakarta. You may meet all kind of girls there, but you should be aware that most of them are thinking in dollars.  Meeting local girls is not easy as they rarely frequent the expat entertainment district although you can meet some in venues like "Noname Club" in Harmoni Hotel or simply in the malls.

During the day, there isn't much to do in Batam, except for golfing, some shopping (cheap clothes, knock-off handbags, Chinese electronics, and liquor is very cheap.(If buying spirits whether traveling back to Singapore or other parts of Indonesia you are only allowed one bottle of spirits and one bottle of wine – they will check at the airport!)  The massage parlours / spa’s are popular with Singaporeans. All of these activities will be reviewed below.
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Getting there:
From Singapore: 
You have to go to Harbour Front ferry terminal and there are about 5 ferry companies with service to Batam.  There are several port destinations in Batam:  Batam Centre, Sekupang, Nongsa & Harbour Bay (Batu Ampar)   The closest location to downtown Nagoya and the entertainment district is ‘Harbour Bay’ which is 5-10 minutes from The NED and all the pubs. Wavemaster has far more ferry service but you’d need to go to Batam Centre which is about a 20 minute taxi ride and costs Rp.50,000.

The ferry ticket from Singapore is SGD $48 for two ways or SGD $42 for one way. This includes the SGD $21 fuel surcharge from the ferry operators. If you are coming from Jakarta, you can purchase a Wavemaster Ferry Ticket at most money changers or in Nagoya Hills mall and the cost of the ticket (2 way) is only SGD $30. (Add SGD $6 if traveling on the weekend – limited promotional price).

By Air from Jakarta:
By Air you can take Garuda, Lion Air etc. The flight is one hour twenty minutes. The air fare on Lion runs about Rp. 380,000 each way (1 week advance booking). On Garuda it can run twice that amount.

Visa from Singapore:
ASEAN nationals can get a free visa upon arrival good for 30 days. Most westerners can get a holiday visa on arrival for USD $35 for 30 days or USD $15 for 7 days. If you need to extend your visa, you can go to the Sumatera Building, 3rd Floor and can extend a 30 day visa for Rp. 300,000. Go in the morning and pick up the same day after 3PM (The Sumatera Building is next to the ferry terminal at Batam Centre).

If you require a visa it is suggested you pay with USD – otherwise you be charged a premium in the exchange rate.

Taxis in Batam are far more expensive than in Jakarta. Although a law was passed to have the taxi’s metered – the taxis installed the meters but disconnected them!  Many of the taxis are substandard ‘rust buckets’ and if you are western, the taxi drivers will try to charge you a premium (2 to 3 times the standard rate and they can be aggressive and rude).

Taxi fares from the airport to the downtown Nagoya is Rp 80,000 – and the ride is approx. 30 minutes

Taxi fares from the ferry terminal to downtown Nagoya should be no more than Rp 30,000 – for a 5-minute ride!  The taxi drivers will try to charge you Rp 50,000 and show you a paper with a government logo and insist that this is the published regulated price!  Negotiate – there are tons of taxis available.

Good News!  - Bluebird Taxi is now operating in Batam. They are metered and costs’ less than the others.  You can call Bluebird: 0778-421 234  Very professional service.

There are many hotels in the Downtown Nagoya area close to The NED and the nightlife. The following are all girl-friendly or guest-friendly:

4-5 Star Hotels:

Planet Holiday Hotel – One of the best with rooms running about SGD $90 2 blocks from the action

Harmoni Hotel - closest hotel to all the pubs. Rooms run about SGD $90 per night

Goodway Hotel  - an older hotel but it has big rooms & a nice spa. Rooms will run around Rp, 500,000

Swiss Belhotel Harbour Bay – next to Planet Holiday Hotel and you can book a nice room for SGD $50 – including breakfast and taxes.

Nagoya Hill Hotel - This new hotel in Nagoya is clean and modern for around SGD $ 60 per night.

There are many cheaper hotels near The NED that cost  Rp, 250,000 – 350,000.  (Lai Lai Mutiara Hotel is across the street from Harmoni and rooms start at Rp 230,000).

If you are looking for a luxury resort, the best ones are Montigo Nongsa and Tempat Senang but they are far from any nightlife.

I found that it is best to book through Agoda as they usually have the most choice, including the newest hotels.

New 2017: You can also read my updated guide to the best hotels near Batam nightlife.

The Pubs
In the past few years there have been an explosion of pubs!  Way too many for a small expat community. A visitor may find many of the pubs empty or with less than a handful of customers. In our Batam Pub Listing below we only added those that are the most entertaining and/or of interest.

There are over 35 pubs and counting with more opening every few months.  Only several Batam pubs have "real" kitchens but most can provide you with a menu and will order food for you from the other pubs.  The majority of the pubs are ‘entertainment’ driven featuring SPG’s. In the past two years some pubs have adopted a Pattaya / Manila nightlife approach.  The girls will ask you to buy them ‘ladies drinks’ which can cost anywhere from USD $5 – USD $12. It’s a good idea you ask the girl what kind of drink they want before you end-up with a huge bar tab for enumerable ‘Long Island Ice Teas’ (They will try to coax you into buying drinks for other girls. It is not uncommon for a girl to approach you, introduce herself, and then order a drink on your bill!) .

Several pubs charge a bar fine if you want to leave with one of the girls or you will need to purchase several ‘ladies drinks’ like in Manila.  This policy varies from pub to pub. At last, most of the pubs have happy hours from 17:00 – 19:00. Several charge bar fines of Rp 1,2 million during the week and Rp.1.5 million on the weekend – that’s just the bar fine!  (not popular with the local expats)  At last, most of the pubs have happy hours from 17:00 – 19:00.

Batam Nightlife Pubs listing:

Lucy’s Oarhouse
Lucy’s is the oldest expat pub in The NED. It’s a major networking hub for the oil & gas industry. A good place to catch-up with your mates and Lucy’s features the largest selection of Classic Rock. Beers run 22,000 – 25,000. The have a western menu and a great ‘barbecue pork pulled sandwich and chips for Rp,65,000 and they added a selection of Thai Curries. They have a pool table & free WiFI. A Bottle of Jack Daniels is only: Rp. 660,000. 
The New Place – Sports Bar
The New Place has several large screens with global sports events. They have the best steaks on the island, Fried Chicken steak and TexMex, (Texan founder)   They have one of the largest selections of wines & spirits. Happy hour till 7pm. 
New Place Batam
Hot Spot
The Hot Spot is a popular traditional British pub known for its curries & pizza. Popular after work and the background music is kept at a reasonable level so you can chat with your mates. Free WiFi.

Cock & Bull:
(Formerly known as ‘The Red Cock’): The Cock and Bull expanded their menu but no Haggis. Best known for their pies and mushy peas (cost: Rp.60,000) and has beer for 19,000 per bottle during happy hour – which is from opening till 7PM. Great burgers too.  Prices for entree’s range from $6 - $12. Nice ambience, consistent quality and a very professional staff. Very popular.  Excellent service.
Cock and Bull Batam
Red Rose:
Red Rose is one of the oldest landmark British / Scottish style pubs in The NED. With 5 screens it’s very popular for sporting events. Good atmosphere and a ‘home away from home’ for the UK lads. They serve an excellent British style breakfast (all day) Happy hour till 7pm.

Goodies / Smiling Hill
Goodies / Smiling Hill is located less than 10 minutes away from downtown Nagoya, tucked-away on top of a hill with breathtaking vistas overlooking Singapore. This quaint enclave has a fully serviced guest house, western standard furnished flats, a large 1st class pool and an open air restaurant offering the best in western & local dishes.  Every Friday from 5:30 - 7 PM they provide FREE beer. To expats that affectionately refer to Batam as ‘Tombstone Indonesia’ for its wily, western frontier vibe, Friday’s at Goodies is where the ‘Wild Bunch’ meet – the movers and shakers in the oil and gas industry. THE meeting and networking place for the oil and gas industry on Friday.

On Sunday’s starting at noon, they host a Buffet Roast: Roast Beef, Roast Chicken, Roast Pork and they recently added Southern Deep Fried Turkey. (try to get there around noon - the food goes quickly!)  The price is only Rp.150,000 (plus tax)  (about USD $13!)  Awesome!

Please - Visit their website or better - stop by.


With over 30 pubs within a few block radius, you can easily do a pub crawl and explore many of them in one night, till you find one you like.  Some of the most popular are:

Fat Willy’s/Dirty Dicks – Fat Willy’s is a very popular pub with a large staff. It usually kicks-off after 9PM, with crowds coming in at midnight. Attracts a good crowd every night. No pressure if you don’t want to buy ladies drinks and professionally run. (SPG’s must place their hand phones behind the bar!) Very good deals on bottles – ask the owners, who are there nightly.
Fat Willy's Batam
The Last Pub – One of the oldest and most popular party venues. Great music with a DJ and popular with expats and comfortable for couples. No ‘lady drink’ hustles, some freelancers and the occasional local gals from the office. Open Late. Worth checking out.
Last Pub Batam
Konings – an interesting pub. Nice ladies and a large selection of wines. Happy Hour house pours only Rp 35,000.  No hardcore lady drink hustle.

Our Bar – One of the older pubs in The NED and has a large Singaporean following. Comfortable atmosphere. No pressure from the SPG’s and a pool table.

Dragon Bar – This is relatively new, quite popular and open late. Can get wild…

Candy Bar – Quite a lively staff, plenty of SPG gals and opened late. LOUD & known for their pizza.

BB Bar (Bintang Bar) – Bali style decor and they just opened KTV rooms upstairs.

Mad Cow – beautiful ladies (SPG’s) but be prepared to buy ladies drinks mista…

Club 81 – new – ‘mini disco’ with pole dancers. Loud, party atmosphere and the ladies drinks run Rp 100,000 each.

(List of Pubs: 007, 4 Play, Asylum, Bar Fly, BB Bar Bingo’s, Bottles, Candy Bar, Chili’s, Circles, Club 81,Cock & Bull, D’Angels, D’Cents, Dirty Dick’s / Fat Willy’s, Dogs Bollocks, Dragon Bar, Hot Spot, Ice Pub, Java Pub, Lusys, Konings, Mad Cow, New Place, Our Bar, Red Rose, Slainte, Steps,Sullivans, The Last Pub, TiTi Bar, Wallabies)

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Our Bar in Batam (Picture from Our Bar Facebook)

Please be advised that some bars will attempt to exploit an unsuspecting expat and are rip-offs.  Loaded with girls that push expensive ladies drinks and before you know it - you will have spent $100 ++ with nothing to show for it.  Insult to injury - if you fancy one of the girls you have to pay a bar fine. (billed as ladies drinks.)  The gal will charge you another $100 + for the booking!  You may find that in some pubs the gals are older than the women you will find in Blok M or Kemang etc (5 or 6 pubs have this policy whilst others charge Rp200,000 bar fine – best to ask upfront as these prices can change).

ALSO – don’t leave your drinks unattended. A few expats have been drugged & robbed. Better to pay for your drinks as you go to preclude your bill from being padded. Keep your hand phone secure and don’t lay it on the bar..

Live Music
Noname – Located on the ground floor of the Harmoni Hotel is a popular live music venue for locals and expats. Most of the acts are flown in from Jakarta and one of the best place to meet local ladies.

Java Pub – just reopened, and has live music on Friday & Saturday. Older crowd, (like Jaya pub JKT but smaller)  Comfortable place to hang out.

Bingo’s Pub – just opened and has live music on Friday’s & Saturdays. Good place, nice staff and occasional celebrity entertainers popping in for a song or jam. A nice alternative to the usual very loud rap / trance pubs.
Sullivans – Used to be Ria Rita and has live music on the weekends. Mostly a local crowd. Across the street from the side entrance of Lusys (helps to speak Bahasa – mostly local gals).

Discos (Trance clubs like Stadium Jakarta)
Pacific Disco: One of the most famous place for Singaporeans in Batam when in comes to nighlife, it is a huge club with loud techno and girls everywhere. North Jakarta style entertainment, not everyone will like it, especially if you prefer a more relaxed atmosphere.  It has a young crowd and be sure to carry a small torch with you!  (pitch black!  Beware of pick-pockets, popular with ojek drivers).

Planet - Located in Planet Holiday Hotel. Similar with all One Stop Entertainment nightlife venues in Indonesia.

Newton Disco – located about 10 minutes from the NED is a 4 story entertainment complex. They have hotel rooms and a spa.  Newton is more popular than Pacific and is the #1 choice for Singaporeans that visit every weekend (Batam’s version of Malioboro).

WARNING! – using or possessing drugs in Indonesia is a criminal offense and possession can land you 5 years in jail!  & a stiff fine!   When in these clubs be very careful of women that approach you and want you to buy them ‘obat’ (Xstacy) – you may find yourself being arrested by an undercover police officer…  If a police officer wishes to search you – be sure it’s done in front of witnesses and YOU empty your pockets...

Good Restaurants (local food):
As far as 'food' goes – Batam has some excellent local food but is limited in western cuisine options.(aside from the fast food venues)  The most popular western food locations in the NED are listed above. Near the Ned are some alternatives worth checking out. They serve western and local dishes: (we will be expanding this list)

Citra Rasa - In the NED opposite Lucy’s side entrance is CitraRasa -  great local and Chinese dishes. Sweet and sour chicken costs Rp 35,000, Sizzling ginger beef platter Rp 40,000 – many selections and quite good. Cans of beer 16,000 – 18,000.
Citra Rasa Batam
Satay Centre: If you like Indonesian food, on the main drag near the entrance to the Nagoya Hill Mall are several stalls that specialize in satay – very reasonable. Opens after 5PM (about a 5 minute walk from the NED) You can’t miss it – very crowded with seating outside.

Matabak – if you like Indian food – roti prata, tandoori, curries etc. – check out Martabak. Around the corner from Lusy’s, on the main carriageway – corner location. Dishes run 30,000 – 50,000. Wide selection and been there forever.

Massage Parlours:
There are many, many massage parlours / spa’s in Batam. One of the best in the traditional category Adorabella, located in the Pacific Palace Hotel. In the sleazy category, you will find many that offer similar services around the bigger hotels like Harmoni. They offer massage for USD $10 for 60 minutes and are often frequented by Singaporeans.  For a little more, you can have private room / spa with a jacuzzi. The most expensive one in that category is Atalanta spa, with high end equipment and the prettiest girls. Very popular with Asian tourists.

Check out the Spa in the NEWTON complex. Upscale: pools, Jacuzzi’s and massage.

Gambling and Casinos in Batam
Scattered about the island and in some malls are ‘arcades’ with gaming machines – locally referred to as ‘Jackpots’ (geleper: It should be noted that these types of machines are not electronic slot machines per se). Players buy tokens to use with the games and are paid any winnings in tokens. Attendants outside the arcades exchange tokens for cash, which, according to critics, is done to prevent the impression that the arcades are involved in gambling.   You should note that when redeeming your tokens for cash, expect to have 10-20% premium deducted from your winnings!   If you win $100 – you will only net $80 -$90.
The payoffs in these machines is very, very low and you should be very careful.  Although the operators have a license to operate these arcades, they are subject to being raided and closed and at any time as ‘gambling’ is outlawed under Indonesian Law and clearly, they are operated for gambling purposes.  You don’t want to be caught in one in a raid!  A no-win situation!

Although some of these locations have opened, they can be closed at any time. You DON’T want to be there during a police raid – it will cost you~!  (Often raided on a weekend!) 

Dangers, Annoyances and Scams:
Taxi Drivers  - Be careful. Taxis in Batam are not metered and if you look like a newbie – you’ll be taken for a ride!  Across from Lusys there are some local drivers that you can trust or ask some of the pub owners / managers for a reliable driver or CALL Bluebird – 0778 – 421 234.

NEVER take-up a taxi driver on an offer to ‘find you woman mista?’ - !!!

One last thing about taxis: Prepare the correct amount of change if you can to avoid being rounded up...

STD ‘s – ALWAYS use protections. Statistics from 2007 state that 9% of commercial sex workers in Batam re HIV + ~ ~!

Drug Dealers – Western Expats are a far and few in-between in Batam. Be careful.  If you are in a club you could be targeted.

A Batam Nightlife Alternative: Golf!
Batam has 7 golf courses and green fee’s run from USD $65 - $105 which includes twin buggy sharing & caddy.

•    Batam Hills Golf Resort (designed by Max Wexler)
•    Indah Puri Golf Resort (designed by Arnold Fream)
•    Palm Springs Golf Resort
•    Southlinks Country Club
•    Sukajadi Golf Club
•    Tamarin Santana Golf Club (designed by Jack Nicklaus)
•    Tering Bay Golf & Country Club (designed by Greg Norman)

The Batam Social Golf Society host a tournament the last Sunday of every month. The cost is only  S$60 for members or S$80 for non-members. Price includes all green fees, caddy, buggy and buffet dinner!  Contact Batam Social Golf Society:

For More Information on Golf Packages you can contact Peter Williams  (UK national) from Paradise Golf Holidays by email ( or by mobile: +62 813 64 339 449 (Batam), +65 90848070 (Singapore).

We will complete this review from time to time with new information about Batam nightlife. Please help us also keeping this updated by sending new infos or comments.

53 comments to '' Batam Nightlife Guide "

  1. Glad to see the NED in Batam getting exposure on this site. I've been there a few times but haven't visited all the bars yet so I'll have to go back to complete my personal review. Yep, I've had alot of fun there. Plenty of friendly expats to strike up a conversation with and there's ladies of every flavor to suit your fancy, so all around it's one of the best nite-life spots in SE Asia that I've had the pleasure of visiting. It's hard to find more 'bang' for your buck.

  2. Had the best hamburger I've had in a long time at Lusy's the other day... A beef and pork mix with a slice of grilled pineapple on top. Wow! Also bought some of their homemade bacon to take home.

  3. I think there are many places that have not been reviews ... such as Marina Bay (near Pasific Disco)for the bar and Food Court,Sintai on Tanjung Uncang for Bar and many more

  4. Hi, I am going to batam island soon. Which bars should I start with?

  5. My Friends and I go to Batam every 2nd weekend for golf and a bit of boy fun we all ways drop into the Cock&Bull for a meal and drinks. Good music meals great there cock&Bull pies are excellent and the staff are fun and pretty.

  6. Good way to end a nice golf session through out the day with my lovely pals. You know, to freshen up the day and the mood.

  7. Was just at Atalanta Spa yesterday, place has gotten really worse with much less attractive girls. I sent the first masseuse back because she was far from pretty and the second one looked like her sister. I need a new spa in Batam!

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  11. Batam's pubs aren't the place for meeting women. The KTVs and some fishbowl massage places are where to do your evil. NED is expensive, and the quality is low, overall. Most bars are cookie cutter similar, with the restro pubs the only real difference. If you go to Batam specifically for NED, you will be disappointed.

  12. Avoid pubs like Bar Fly and 4 Play - rip-offs with the SPG's padding your bill with drinks at $10+ - also - they have a bar fines of $120 - $150 on the weekends! - and the girls are not that attractive! Mad Cow, Sliante and Fat Wily's have nicer women but most of them not available for any booking - Batam has changed a lot. NoName in Harmoni is worth a try to meet local women or Last Pub. Konings good for happy hour

  13. this page is very interesting. would like to visit this island.
    1. how much budget per day? [cheap, girl friendly hotel + mongering]
    2. how much for all night [long time] for a booking girl ?
    thanks in advance

    1. you can find cheap hotels -like Lai Lai or 1st Nagoya hotel for around $25 per night or Grand Palace near the NED - around the same price. You won't find 'cheap' girls in the NED - they all want around USD $120 - USD$150 for short times! and almost ALL the bars are 'ladies drink hustle' pubs - you can easily burn $100 on drinks and get...a big bill. Better off checking out the karoke's -(near Lai Lai) cost you a lot less and you avoid the pub scene which is over the top... a hardcore hustle..

  14. Any advices for plus-plus massage in Batam? Is there B2B thai-style massage?

  15. This place is absolute crap .. Gets hyped up by all the Singaporean uncles as they generally don't have a clue with regard to mongering ..
    If that's ur goal angeles cambo or Thai are far better in quality and pric

    1. Agreed, its the Singaporean Ah Peks who spoil the market. On ferries you can see some of them wearing flip flops with their singlets rolled up to the chest. They come with wads of dollars and pay their way through. One is better off mongering in Tanjong Balai or Batu while its still affordable.

  16. 180k and up for accommodation like new hotel grand palace around the corner from Lucy's.. If ur going to get laid stay away. In terms of quality the women are generally hideous and overweight Relative to Thai cambo or philipina counterparts. Moreover they're insanely expensive..
    Bar fines at sleazy places like pp banana are 1mil ..
    I still have no idea why the Singaporeans come here bc women can b had for less in geylang and the drinking at food stalls and coffee shops is about the same price as batam..
    I can't think of one reason to go to batam apart from golf..

  17. Hey I'm looking for a nice masage parlour with plus plus services, any place to advice?

  18. I'm looking forward to visit in this Feb. Please recommend me good place to get cheap local girls and good plus plus massage at cheaper rate.

  19. guidance service from 6-9pm everyday.
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    +62 897 068 3277

  20. I recommend Titanium Club if you like Indonesian-style party... It's just opened in Harbour Bay Mall...

  21. I'm going to Batam tomorrow, dunno what to do. Just sit in a bar by myself and a get drunk?

    1. Yes exactly. Sit by yourself then leave

  22. Planning to Come Batam this weekend for Rest and Relax and Casino.

    Please recoommend which hotels with Casinos Gaming . Tk You.

  23. Can anyone recommend a place to meet Vietnamese girls?

  24. Generally, What time do the bars open until?

  25. In Batham, where can we find girls for 1 day basis and take them to hotel?

    1. You can go to No Name Pub in Harmoni Hotel... You can bring girls to your room there... if no girls that you like, you can cross the street and there are many hostess bars around...

  26. What is the going rate for a freelancer at the No Name Pub? Or across the road?

  27. Iam planning to come in batam please advise me regarding good cheap Bar and hot sexy pretty girl for one day or one night and how much cost......

  28. How much does 1 night with sexygirl cost cost ?

  29. Dont go to Lusys bar. They will rip you off. Twice i have caught them adding extra drinks onto my bill. Ive heard this happening often from other expats living here. STAY AWAY FROM LUSYS BAR

  30. Here on the Dec 2017. Got into foreplay club, scratch, and a few other bar. Having dinner at lusy's now. The bottle prices have change for a foreplay, a bottle of jack goes for 1.6 mil now. Quite expensive in my view but the rest are still decent. Will update on the bars if I can

  31. Thanks for information always. If I stay in the Ibis style Batam Nagoya, seems to be there is no fish bowls or massage shops. Ibis is really bad selection?
    Also considering Woda villa & spa, seems there is no pick up place of chicks. Please advise for my considered hotels.

  32. I am considering 2 hotels,
    1. Ibis style Batam Nagoya, there seems to be no fish bowl for pick up. Is it really a family hotel only?
    2. Woda villa & spa, it seems to be worst place to reach fish bowl take away, do you agree?

  33. Hi travelling to batam real soon, how is planet Holiday Hotel? And how to get a girl for the night and prices on weekday, thnx!

  34. Running over form Singapore for a day trip during Ramadan at the end of May. Will there be any bars open in the day during Ramadan and if so what time do they open.

  35. Visit Liza's Bar at Kampung Bule, Nagoya. A new bar with a friendly atmosphere. Checkout the GIRLS !!!

  36. Hi I am going to Batam next week for 2 days.. can anyone recommend a guide there thanks 😊

  37. Can someone list the fish bowls or ktv?

  38. Batam is dead. You might as well head 'A1A Detroit Ave.' as this block is dead. Everything you read on here and elsewhere about Batam nightlife and N.E.D. is hopelessly outdated - so here is a January 2020 update. NoName Club / Bar in Harmoni Hotel - closed down since around June/July 2019.Not coming back. Lucy's Oarhouse Bar and PP Banana strip joint upstairs - CLOSED DOWN for quite a while and not coming back. Office Bar and Grill - closed down. Half a dozen other bars in N.E.D. - closed down. You will be outnumbered by Gojek, taxi drivers, anyone and everyone slowly cruising around on a bike offering you anything and everything and slowly stalking you (persistent and irritating ) You will also be outnumbered by streetkids on Fri/Sat nights. Picking up girls in Malls? Good luck. I read somewhere "try Nagoya Citywalk Mall" - only thing you will find here is 'peace and solitude' as you wander around a deserted empty complex withe mostly empty, shuttered up shops and no other lifeforms. I think I heard crickets chirping in the day time. There is an very, VERY slim chance you may find something at Nagoya Hill Mall - good for food options and the supermarket but the only cute girls you will find are actually working in the stores there and are not going to pack up shop to go with you. All in all, you'd have more luck in Antartica finding Indo girl to go with you than in Batam. AND it is not a particularly cheap place, either. A waste of a week ......

  39. I'm looking forward to visit in this Feb. Please recommend me good place to get cheap local girls and good plus plus massage at cheaper rate.