• Located just under an hour from Singapore, The Sanchaya is located on the island of Bintan.
  • Just 13 villas and 17 suites make this an intimate resort for guests to enjoy.
  • Contemporary style with a colonial influence.
  • Choose a villa for extra space and privacy, each is decorated in a chic and modern style.
  • The hotel has an extensive wine collection, handpicked by the Estate Sommelier
  • The Sanchaya offers a luxurious getaway with a private beach area and a scenic outdoor pool.
  • Guests can get pampered at the spa, explore the vast estate by foot or bike.
  • All Day Dining Restaurant serves Asian and Western dishes, while the Library & Bar serves light snacks and refreshing beverages.
  • Dining is a daylong affair at The Sanchaya’s all-day dining where guests can opt to eat.
  • The Sanchaya is a picturesque property located in Indonesia’s Bintan Island showcasing the best of South East Asia.
  • Yoga and archery classes can be organized on request, as can kite-surfing.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.


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The Sanchaya is a beautiful resort on the island of Bintan, Indonesia. Under an hour away from Singapore by ferry, guests can be on the white pristine beach relaxing in no time. And with just 13 villas and 17 stylish suites, the service is second to none. The Sanchaya is an oasis of calm, just 50-minutes away from the buzzing lights of Singapore. With just 13 villas and 17 suites in the main building, spend time soaking up the relaxed atmosphere and enjoy the white sandy beach and surrounding rich landscape. Situated on Lagoi Bay, The Sanchaya is split into twenty one spacious villas and the Great House, made up of nine beautifully decorated suites. One and two-bedroom villas dot the resort, splashes of colour and dark wooden floors blending seamlessly to the white wash theme.

There is also a four-bedroom presidential villa for groups, perfect for a special occasion. Whilst staying at The Sanchaya, guests can lounge on the beach in one of the comfortable cabanas, waited on by the bar staff who can prepare drinks and light bites throughout the day. Elsewhere, the Tanasee Grill is a great spot to enjoy some poolside dining. It’s al fresco setting works well with its European all-day dining menu. In the evening, the restaurant transforms itself into a more formal dining setting, featuring a delicious and fresh Thai street food.

There are a number of different room types, ranging from entry-level Thai villas tucked away in the gardens to sophisticated sea view suites in the main building to the grand four-bedroom Vanda Villa, with its rambling gardens and swimming pool. All are tastefully decorated with black and white panel work, parquet floors, crisp linens and vases of snowy orchids. Bathrooms have claw tubs and herbal salts, while the technical offerings include iPads and Apple TVs.

sanchaya bintan One Bedroom Villa

One Bedroom Villa

Submerge in a fusion of culture and nature with a stay in an extensive One Bedroom Villa. Housing rare artifacts meticulously selected from Southeast Asian countries including Brunei, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam, the bright and breezy One Bedroom Villas implore guests to discover the richness of the region’s rich history, cultural depth and variety. With separate bedrooms and living rooms, each villa has its veranda with direct beach access and stunning vistas.

sanchaya bintan two bedroom villa

Two Bedroom Villa

With beautifully appointed interiors, the spacious Two Bedroom Villas are perfect for a small family or close friends seeking quality time in a luxurious home away from home. The communal central living room and two bedrooms abound with artifacts from exotic destinations including Malaysia, the Philippines, Laos and Myanmar. The large veranda with direct beach access takes prime advantage of mesmerising vistas, and private backyard seclusion for those moments when guests just want to appreciate their own space.

sanchaya bintan Leelawadee


Escape the worries of the world and get comfortable with family and friends in the Thai-inspired haven of serenity named after the Thai flower Leelawadee. The private compound’s three spacious one-bedroom villas are set around a tranquil private pool and outdoor seating and dining area perfect for a bespoke BBQ prepared by a private chef and waiter. Replete with decor steeped in Thai tradition and culture, each of the three villas has its own balcony overlooking the pool, lush green gardens and The Sanchaya’s serene lagoon.

sanchaya bintan Vanda Villa

Vanda Villa

A sublime two-storey beachfront villa with a sprawling balcony and a private infinity pool, epitomizes luxury at its most luxurious. Just steps away from some of the world’s best beachfront, the four-bedroom villa makes for a stunning expression of Asian chic. Taking its namesake from Singapore’s national flower, the Vanda, the villa draws inspiration from Singapore’s tropical beauty and striking black and white houses, showcasing the architectural heritage of the Lion City. Indoor living rooms on each floor and both a kitchen and dining room on the ground floor make the Vanda ideal for an extended family stay.

sanchaya bintan The Great House Junior Suite Garden View

The Great House Junior Suite Garden View

Situated on the upper floor of The Sanchaya’s majestic grand manor The Great House, the junior suites feature terraces opening up to manicured lawns. Private courtyards make for a relaxed environment in which to savour in-suite dining or a customized wine tasting. Complete with an armchair and working desk, the suite offers an ideal opportunity to read a novel, or perhaps even write one.

sanchaya bintan The Great House Veranda Suite Sea View

The Great House Veranda Suite Sea View

Set on the upper floor of the estate’s main building The Great House, an immaculate two-storey beachfront manor with ample wraparound balconies, gleaming hardwood, and black and white panel work are five spectacular suites. Each house has its own spacious separate living room featuring armchairs, a coffee table, sofa and work desk. Gazing at the calm South China Sea from the private veranda, it’s hard not to drift off to a bygone era.

sanchaya bintan The Great House Junior Suite Sea View

The Great House Junior Suite Sea View

Located on the upper floor of the east and west wings flanking the colonial Great House, the remarkable one-bedroom suites each give way to a balcony overlooking Sanchaya’s 50-metre-long infinity pool and the calm ocean beyond. Unwind with a book in the suite’s spacious living area offering glimpses into the captivating histories and cultures of Southeast Asia through rare, one-of-a-kind artifacts and furnishings.

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Lawan thai Villa

The masterfully designed Lawan Village’s seven one-bedroom villas each feature a balcony protruding over the reedy banks of The Sanchaya’s serene lagoon, lending themselves to a delectable in-villa dining experience. Melt away any worries of the world in the private Lefroy Brooks soaking tub amid the hypnotic, encaustic tiled bathroom opening up to a private electric green backyard.

Dining at The Sanchaya includes an all-day dining option which serves an international mix of cuisine. Enjoy an a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Elsewhere the Tasanee Grill serves up typical and delicious Thai street food you’d expect to find in Bangkok. With its beach side setting, Tasanee Grill also serves afternoon tea, for a relaxing brew. The Salon and Library is open for lunch and dinner and serves as the hotel’s fine dining restaurant. Located in the Great House, enjoy a selection of fine wines and cigars here. Finally, The Bar offers cocktails and beverages which can be served to you throughout the day.

sanchaya bintan Tasanee Grill

Tasanee Grill

This Al fresco Thai Grill will delight the most discerning taste buds, with its menu inspired by Bangkok’s vibrant street food scene, perfectly positioned beside the 50-metre infinity pool.

sanchaya bintan The Dining Room

The Dining Room

Amid a home-style setting featuring french doors, rattan chairs and linen curtains, with sweeping picturesque views of the 50metre infinity pool and ocean. The Dining Room serves contemporary European and Indonesian delicacies for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


sanchaya bintan The Bar

The Bar

The Bar recreates the ambience of a gentlemen’s club – discrete service, an extensive cigar collection and shisha pipes. Enjoy the delights of a classic Afternoon Tea or indulge in the expertise of our resident mixologist, preparing and serving tableside-cocktails to your liking – is yours a stirred or shaken martini?

sanchaya bintan The Decanter

The Decanter

The estate Sommelier delights residents with pairings and expertise. The intimate glass-walled wine cellar, with its breath-taking ocean views, delights the senses in more ways than one. Its exclusive wine list features boutique wines from the less-discovered award winning vineyards across the world, our sommelier can design your own “discovery wines” journey.

sanchaya bintan In villa Dining

In Villa Dining

Our stunning villas and suites have been designed for you to experience and appreciate, allowing you to spend as much time as you wish to, in your haven. Private Dining delights can be ordered from any of the estate menus or the dedicated room-service menu.

Take a stroll in the expansive tropical gardens, rise and shine with a morning yoga class, or head to the Indonesian-inspired spa to experience everything The Sanchaya has to offer. If you’re feeling active, play croquet on the manicured lawn or bocce ball on the beach. Take to the water and try stand-up paddleboarding or lounge at the Olympic-sized infinity pool.

sanchaya bintan pool
sanchaya bintan pool


On site, there is an Olympic size pool for some laps complete with sunken daybeds which are right in the water by the shallow ledge. There is also a boutique that stocks rare designer-worthy clothing, bathing suits and other accessories where you can buy some of the items you will see across the hotel. They also sell apparel from the S’YA Collection, especially designed for The Sanchaya by the owner.

sanchaya bintan gym


sanchaya bintan spa


The Balinese inspired Spa is a great place to get truly pampered. They have a large selection of oils from The Kawasaki Way you can choose from and outdoor bales to completely relax in during a reflexology session.

sanchaya bintan The Salon and Library

The Salon and Library

if all you want is to feel like a wealthy person in his or her own colonial mansion, nothing will give you that feeling more profoundly than the handsome Salon and Library. Completely decorated with Southeast Asian antiques and Natalya’s private book collection around a huge cage chandelier and two large chesterfields. The library is an Eden of peace and grown-up entertainment. Compete in a game of chest, read one of the classics, marvel at the beautiful photography coffee table books or get lost is the pages of many a fascinating book. When you sit in the cocoon armchairs you are in a different world, miles away from Bintan.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Bintan, Indonesia
Nearest Airport
Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport
Local Currency
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
Time Change
GMT +8:00
Bahasa Indonesia
Best time to go
April through October

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