A 50-minute ferry ride from Singapore lies the island of Bintan, home to the elegant Sanchaya resort. Inspired by 19th century European Salons, the exclusive estate offers top quality service and vast grounds for guests to enjoy, covering over 9.6 hectares of beachfront in total. Décor in the common areas is inspired by Southeast Asia’s rich history and culture while also containing elements of European refinement in its artworks, antiques, and furnishings. Spacious bedrooms, gourmet restaurants, and luxurious facilities ensure that this is a destination not to be overlooked.
From the resort's 21 villas and nine lavish suites, guests of the Sanchaya can enjoy unparalleled views of the South China Sea. All rooms feature plush beds fitted with 464-thread count Egyptian cotton linens, and such modern amenities as Bang & Olufsen TV and sound systems, Apple TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a wide selection of movies available via an iPad. Bathrooms offer luxurious Lefroy Brooks bathtubs and showers with luxurious Aesop bath products on hand. The rooms feature complimentary "maxi-bars," and a cocktail mixology set can be provided upon request.
Situated on the upper floor of The Great House, the Junior Suites feature large balconies that overlook the resort's impressive infinity pool and the ocean beyond. At over 500 square feet, all suites are decorated with curated artefacts from around Southeast Asia. Spacious bedrooms feature plush bedsw ith 464-thread count Egyptian cotton linen and offer such modern amenities as Bang & Olufsen TV and sound systems, Apple TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a wide selection of movies available via an iPad. Bathrooms are fitted with Lefroy Brooks bathtubs and showers as well as luxurious Aesop bath products.
From the upper floor of The Great House or other private corners of the resort, guests of the Sanchaya Suite can take in the fresh ocean breeze from the expansive verandahs. In addition to scenic views, these verandas also provide direct access to the beach. Boasting a minimum of 1,227 square feet, the suite itself is comprised of a separate living room, complete with cozy armchairs and sofas, a desk for industrious moments, and bedroom with a plush bed. An additional bed can be provided upon request.
With spacious verandahs that overlook the estate's serene lagoon, these 700 plus square feet villas feature Thai-inspired décor and curated art pieces. The spacious rooms are furnished with a plush bed and furniture while the magnificent bathroom is separated for privacy.
At nearly 2,000 square feet, these spacious beach residences feature a central living room, dining room, and two bedrooms with a luxurious bathroom each. The expansive verandah boasts direct beach access and overlook either tropical gardens or the ocean itself. The Thai-inspired décor and comfortable furnishings make excellent spaces for gatherings. An additional bed can be provided upon request.
Fit for a king, the expansive 5,026 square foot Vanda Villa is inspired by Singapore’s classic black and white houses with modern twists. From above, guests enjoy the magnificent ocean views afforded by the spacious, 295 square feet upstairs verandah, or they can relax in the 12-meter infinity pool below. A private kitchen is built in, as is a dining room that seats eight. There is a private guest cottage available and the resort's dedicated service is always on call.
The Leelawadee compound is a collection of three spacious one-bedroom villas set around a 55-meter swimming pool. Each of the villas offers spacious living areas designed with Thai-inspired décor and verandahs that overlook the tranquil estate’s gardens and lagoon. There is a private dining area set on an expansive teak deck beside the pool from which guests can indulge with intimate dinners as prepared personally by the estate's professional chefs.
The estate offers a variety of luxurious facilities for guests to take advantage of during their stay, from a world class spa to the Olympic-sized infinity pool to the site’s vast gardens. Fitness facilities are available 24 hours a day, and a private library is at the guest’s disposal as well.
A modern, 24-hour gymnasium is available, fully equipped with state-of-the-art Precor gym equipment. There is also a yoga pavilion on-site, complete with a certified private yoga teacher.
The Sanchaya’s Balinese inspired Spa houses 2 air conditioned couple’s treatment rooms, 2 verandas for reflexology, and 2 outdoor pavilions suitable for Thai massages.
Lined by palm trees and luxurious lawn chairs, the 50-meter infinity pool provides a sensational location to unwind.
The expansive grounds of the Sanchaya Estate boast an impressive 9.6 hectares of tropical garden wonderland, providing perfect opportunities for relaxing strolls and morning jogs alike.
The focal point of the estate, where restaurants and bars are housed along with an exclusive library for guests of the facilities.
The hotel has two main dining restaurants serving international flavors and gourmet dishes inspired by Bangkok’s street food scene, respectively. There is also a wine cellar where up to eight can enjoy a private dinner and a gentleman’s club bar where guests can sip on a variety of alcoholic beverages.
This al fresco location for enjoying dinner features dishes inspired by Bangkok’s vibrant street food scene. The restaurant is set beside the resort's 165-foot (50-meter) infinity pool.
With the discrete service one would typically expect in a gentleman's club, The Bar serves curated spirits, afternoon tea, and collection of cigar and shisha options.
The estate's upscale, glass-walled wine cellar can seat eight for a private dinner where they can enjoy spectacular ocean views over a glass of wine.
With sophisticated décor, The Dining Room is an excellent spot to eat healthy breakfasts or delicious lunches and dinners. Its varied menu features dishes from the eastern and western culinary traditions alike.