The Sanchaya

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Bintan Island, Indonesia

The Sanchaya is a picturesque property located in Indonesia’s Bintan Island showcasing the best of South East Asia. With a total of just 28 villas & suites, it is an intimate and one-of-a-kind escape displaying numerous hand-picked treasures and fascinating artefacts that reflect the national diversity of the region.

The colonial splendor intermingles seamlessly with the highest level of comfort and modernity offering guests a unique in a memorable beach-front abode.

Dining is a daylong affair at The Sanchaya’s all-day dining where guests can opt to eat whenever they please as opposed to allocated mealtimes. There is an extensive wine list and all the ingredients are market-fresh. For a more casual eatery, the Tasanee Grill serves tasty Thai street food and seafood straight from the sea.

The spa is one of the hotel’s highlights and offers an extensive and bespoke treatment menu, concocted by Jacqueline Le Sueur, a spa & wellness specialist. The first class spa features six treatment rooms located within a three-hectare garden.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Bintan into a greater Indonesian holiday. Take a look at Sun, Sea and Sumba as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

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Location & Getting There

The Sanchaya is located on Bintan Island, which can be reached by a 45 minute ferry ride from Singapore’s Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.


With only 19 private villas and 9 suites within The Great House, The Sanchaya is an intimate property. Each room is spacious and boasts a private verandah, super-king-size beds, walk-in closets as well as a well-stocked wine fridge. The Mali Villas are inspired by Thai architecture, offering a serene abode. The Sen Trang Villas are a modern take on Vietnamese design. The Great House Suites are all located in the Great House and are located close to all of the property’s services and amenities.


- Dining: 2 restaurants, 1 bar
- Spa
- Boutique
- Gym
- Pool


Yoga and archery classes can be organized on request, as can kite-surfing. The main goal at The Sanchaya is relaxation and rejuvenation.


Children are welcome though there are no specific facilities or activities

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