The Sanchaya, Bintan Island, Riau, Indonesia
Set along the pristine sands of Lagoi Bay on the northern shore of the enchanting Bintan Island, in the Riau Islands Province, the luxurious Sanchaya Resort fronts an ivory-colored beach with stunning views of the South China Sea. Facing a crystal-clear turquoise sea, habitat of playful dolphins and graceful turtles, The Sanchaya is surrounded by rain forests and mangroves rich in exotic animal life such as chattering monkeys and monitor lizards. With twenty one private villas and nine suites, all the rooms are filled with hand-picked treasures and fascinating artifacts that reflect the varied cultures of South-east Asia. Influenced by its rich colours, variety of flavours, and exotic sights, the very best elements are harmoniously blended together in the individual personalities of the villas and suites. Just 45-minutes from Singapore, this charming retreat envelopes guest in the intimacy of a private home while bestowing all the refinements of a world-class hotel. this grand, Colonial-style resort is 8 km from Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal and 10 km from the 18-hole Laguna Bintan Golf Club.
Facilities & Activities:
The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as private beach, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, spa, massage to make your stay truly unforgettable. There’s a refined 24-hour restaurant, an open-air eatery, an opulent lounge and a gentlemen’s club–style bar. A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with body wraps, body scrubs, and reflexology. Guests can explore the vast estate by foot or bike, or sample fine cuisines at the restaurant and bar. All areas are equipped with free WiFi. This resort also offers free return transfer service to the ferry terminal, a 10-minute drive away.
Suites & Villas:
Decorated in light and dark tone, the rooms at The Sanchaya are designed with elegance and comfort. With twenty one private villas and nine suites, blending classic architecture and interior with modern facilities. Affording great views either of the sea or on lush tropical gardens, each has either private verandas or balconies, allowing guests to enjoy outdoor privacy during their stay. The rooms also have modern amenities such as iPads, high-fidelity Bang & Olufsen televisions and sound systems, cable and Apple TV, and WiFi, all tastefully designed in harmony with each room’s interior style, so as not to compromise the ambience. Some villas feature private pools. The luxurious bathrooms have bathtubs and showers, stocked with exclusive bath products. Select units have a dining area and a well-equipped kitchen.
The Sanchaya invites its guests to dine whenever and wherever they like. Eat when they are hungry rather than as social norms dictate. You can choose between dining à la carte for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner at the Dining Room or enjoying freshly caught fish or Thai street food poolside at the Tasanee Grill. And après dinner, why not visit The Salon and Library, located in The Great House, with a wide range of vintage wines, the finest cheeses and cigars from Cuba.
Hotel Rating: ******
Hotel Address: Jalan Gurindam Duabelas, Plot 5, Lagoi Bay, Sebong Lagoi, Tlk. Sebong, Kabupaten Bintan, Kepulauan Riau 29155
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