Why The Residence Bintan is the ultimate outdoor classroom

Jon Chia, seven, and Michela Chia, 10, on the sea swing at The Residence, Bintan.
Jon Chia, seven, and Michela Chia, 10, on the sea swing at The Residence, Bintan.PHOTO: SUSAN LONG

SINGAPORE - Most resorts these days are created for Instagram but not The Residence Bintan. To be sure, it boasts swings in the middle of the sea and hammocks lined up in a row, well worth a snapshot, tweet or a share.

But beyond that, the new addition to Singapore-owned Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts makes little effort to look good for social media.

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