The Sanchaya

The Sanchaya, located on Bintan Island (Indonesia) and a mere 45 minute's boat ride from Singapore, brings the very best of South East Asia, in one place. Guests can relive the romance of colonial elegance of a by-gone era with its unique collection of 21 villas and 9 suites.

The estate offers residents an extraordinary experience with highly personalized butler service, absolute attention to detail and thoughtful touches; the total experience is authentic and warm, honouring the past with a personal touch, while bringing every modern convenience to bear.

The Sanchaya, a luxurious new beachfront estate, is positioned on one of the most spectacular beaches in the region. Each villa and suite has its own unique style, reflecting the rich culture, history and art of the region. Influenced by the rich colours, variety of flavours, 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. Inspired by a deep passion for the region, the estate incorporates design elements, artefacts, stories, textures and artwork from Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Like a mosaic, each element while beautiful on its own, combines as a whole to make a complete picture.

why we like it

Bintan Island is a dream location with its pristine beaches and unspoiled natural beauty; it has everything you could ever wish for in a picture perfect tropical holiday destination, having been described as the Hamptons of Singapore. The largest of 3,200 islands in the Riau Archipelago, the island has an interesting, eclectic mix of different cultures and ethnicities, including Malay, Bugis, Chinese and a unique tribe called the Orang Laut (sea nomads). A great trip is to mix the city buzz of Singapore and a relaxed week or so on the beach. 

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