Batam is not only popular as a shopping center and industrial areas. The government is now trying to make this place as a golf resort by building several international golf courses across the island. One of them is Tamarin Santana Golf Club, Batam which is located in the Nongsa Batam area. The Tamarin Santana golf course is one of 7 golfer’s favorite golf courses in Batam. The Tamarin golf course has a similar concept like other golf courses in Batam which offers scenic views of the ocean. With its hilly contours, surrounded by natural forests, bunkers and various sizes of lakes, makes Tamarin Santana golf course often called as the most difficult golf course in Batam.
This golf course in batam was managed and accommodated by Nongsa Point Marina & Resort and Turi Beach Resort, which is located just 5 minutes away from Nongsapura International Ferry Terminal. This ferry terminal is connected directly to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore. So, don’t be surprised if Tamarin Santana Golf Club visitor’s is mostly Singaporeans. Apart from the Nongsapura Fery Terminal, this place can be reached within 10 minutes from Hang Nadim Airport. you can also access this place within 35 minutes from Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal and 20 minutes from Batam Center Ferry Terminal.
The Tamarin Santana Golf Club Facilities and Price Rate
The Tamarin Santana golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, one of the former world’s best golfers from the USA. The 60 hectares wide golf course is designed only to have 9 holes. Although not having as many holes as other golf courses, this golf course is quite difficult to conquer by amateur and professional golfers. But, the presence of female caddies and buggy cart for hire can slightly lighten the golfer’s mood while playing. There is also locker room facilities, shower, pro shop and golf training by professional golf instructors if you want to improve your golf skill. This place often used as a host of local and international golf tournaments.
Occasionally you can join this golf tournament while enjoying the convenience facilities provided by Nongsa Point Marina & Resort. As the manager of Tamarin Santana Golf Club, Nongsa Point Marina & Resort also provides restaurant and lounge facilities. Guests can enjoy Asian and Western dishes at Nongsa Marina Restaurant or relax while enjoying the beautiful views overlooking the swimming pool and marina at the Nongsa Marina Lounge. This resort also provides a meeting room for conferences or a wedding ceremony that can accommodate up to 100 guests. There is also a fitness center and Nongsa health center providing massage facilities and jacuzzi.
You can play golf here by paying IDR 245,000 on weekdays and IDR 295,000 on weekends. As a club member you just only pay for IDR 245,000 both on weekdays and weekends. This rate includes green fee rates, 10% government tax, caddy services, buggy cart and 1 bottle of mineral water. There are also special facilities such as land transfer from/to the Nongsapura Ferry Terminal or the other ferry terminal and Hang Nadim Airport included in the more expensive package. This low rate makes Tamarin Santana Golf Club and other golf clubs in Batam more favorable by international golfer than other golf courses in Singapore or Malaysia.