Stand Up Paddle Bintan

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Bintan Island

A new craze has taken the world by storm, and hoards of locals and foreigners alike are flocking to Bintan Island to walk on its beautiful waves. Well, almost! Stand up paddling (SUP) is the closest one can get to walking on water, and where else better than by one of Bintan Island’s gorgeous shorelines?

Dubbed the ‘bicycle of the waters’, SUP offers a fun, relaxing way to play on the water while simultaneously being able to enjoy your surroundings. All you need is a big board and a paddle, and you’d be all set to take your very own first few steps on water.

So what makes SUP so popular?

Along with being a great way to impress your friends, SUP is very beginner-friendly, and requires little to no training to learn. So unlike other extreme water sports like kitesurfing, where one is more focused on wrestling with the elements, SUP is more scenic. Besides this gradual learning curve, SUP also offers you a full-body workout, and is a popular cross-training activity for those looking to shed some weight. Burn calories while having fun? It is no wonder that SUP is taking the world by storm!

But while SUP is growing tremendously, many paddlers are complaining that stand up paddling in most major cities just don’t have the scenic views for that oomph factor. Instead, paddlers in search of natural beauty are increasingly looking towards overseas beach destinations such as Indonesia, with their stretches of fine-grained sand and crystal clear waters, perfect settings to savour nature in its unspoiled glory.

One such location is Trikora beach in Bintan Island, Indonesia. It is a favourite of water sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike for its favourable tradewinds and fascinating marine life.  Trikora Beach resorts offers SUP lessons services specially tailored to making sure paddlers of any skill level have a great time. Don’t miss out!