The Sanchaya

Bintan Island, Indonesia

An exclusive beachfront resort on the beautiful island of Bintan

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Important information: This hotel will open on 11 Sep 2014. Reservations can be made now for stays after this date.

At a glance

30 rooms

A tropical island paradise on Bintan’s northern shore, The Sanchaya fronts an ivory-coloured beach with stunning views of the sea. With twenty one private villas and nine suites, all the accommodation is filled with hand-picked treasures and fascinating artefacts that reflect the varied cultures of South-east Asia. With all-day dining, a wonderful spa and a large central pool, this is without doubt, one of Bintan’s most captivating places to stay.


Lagoi Bay, Island of Bintan. On the Riau Archipelago, 40 km south of Singapore and 45 kms from Tanjung Pinang Raja Haji Fisabilillah Airport.


Things to enjoy

Elegant, colonial design, private villas, two restaurants, three-bedroom villas with pool, main outdoor pool, gardens, beach, spa.

Number of floors: 2
Number of lifts: 2

In detail

Facing a crystal-clear turquoise sea full of playful dolphins and graceful turtles, The Sanchaya is surrounded by rainforest and mangroves rich in exotic animal life such as chattering monkeys and monitor lizards. The villas are a successful mix of colonial and contemporary style that creates an atmosphere of both elegance and warmth.

Take the opportunity to discover the wildlife on a mangrove discovery tour or go island hopping to Senggarang and Penyengat Islands to see ancient temples, palace ruins and tombs. Visit a traditional Indonesian village or ‘kampung’ and on returning to The Sanchaya, indulge in a spa treatment before enjoying an aperitif in the coziness of the library.


In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

The Great House Junior Suite Garden View

The Great House Junior Suite Garden View is a 40 m² one bedroom suite on the upper floor, with armchair and working desk in the bedroom, and a 15 m² terrace with private courtyard.

The Great House Junior Suite Sea View

The Great House Junior Suite Sea View is a one bedroom suite with spacious living area and balcony, located on the upper floor, on the east and west wings of The Great House. Each 60 m² Suite has a living area and 15 m² balcony overlooking the ocean.

The Great House Veranda Suite Sea View

The Great House Veranda Suite Sea View is a 90 m² one bedroom colonial style suite with a 20 m² veranda on the upper floor. Each suite has a separate spacious living room with armchairs, coffee table, sofa and work desk.

Lawan Village

Lawan Village is a group of Thai influenced one bedroom villas surrounding the lagoon. 55 m² Thai style one bedroom villa with 15 m² balcony with outdoor seating and dining areas facing a beautiful relaxing lagoon. Each villa has a spacious bathroom and a private backyard.


Leelawadee is a 3 Thai styled one bedroom villas in a private compound with private pool. Each 55 m² villa interior has a 15 m² balcony with outdoor seating and dining areas facing the lagoon and pool.

1 Bedroom Villa Sea View

A stunning 90 m² one bedroom villa with 40 m² veranda with sea views. Each villa has a spacious living room and separate bedroom. Decorated with artifacts from ASEAN countries including Brunei, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.

2 Bedroom Villa Sea View

An exquisite 125 m² two bedroom villa with 50 m² veranda and sea views, private backyard area adjacent to each bathroom and communal central living room. Decorated with artifacts from ASEAN countries including Malaysia, Philippines, Laos and Myanmar.

Vanda Villa

An incredible 240 m² two storey beachfront villa with 90 m² veranda and stunning sea views. 4 bedrooms, in-door living rooms on each floor, kitchen, dining room on ground floor and outdoor infinity pool. Design and interiors reflect the colonial past and architectural heritage of Singapore.


The Sanchaya, a luxurious new beachfront estate idyllically located on the Indonesian island of Bintan is positioned on one of the most spectacular beaches in the region. The Sanchaya Estate will offer guests an extraordinary experience with highly personalized service and absolute attention to detail. Each villa and suite will have its own unique style, reflecting the rich culture, history and art of the region. Guests will be able to relive the romance of colonial elegance of a by-gone era with The Sanchaya’s unique collection of 30 villas and suites. Influenced by its rich colors, variety of flavors, and exotic sights and sounds of South East Asia and its rare and incomparable terrain, the very best elements are harmoniously blended together in the individual personalities of the villas and suites.

Directory of services

  • Bell service
  • Butler service
  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Car rental service
  • Concierge
  • Disabled Access
  • Doctor on call
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • In-villa dining
  • Laundry service
  • Limousine service
  • Luggage services
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Sommelier
  • Themed Events
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair available
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms

On-site facilities

  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Gym/studio (supervised)*
  • Jogging trail
  • Library
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Spa (supervised)
  • Wine Cellar

Family facilities

  • Baby sitting
  • Cots

Languages spoken

  • English

Getting there

Hotel Address

The Sanchaya
Lagoi Bay Village Lot B4
29155 BintanIndonesia

Near The Sanchaya

Sailing, water sports, island hopping, mangrove tours, golf course, elephant park, ATV jungle trails.

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