The Sanchaya Bintan is a luxury boutique hotel in Bintan, Indonesia.
Where is Bintan?
Bintan is an Indonesian island that is easily accessible from Singapore. It’s a 45-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.
If you’re stopping over in Singapore, a taxi ride will take about 15 minutes from Changi Airport to the ferry terminal.
Why should I go to The Sanchaya?
If you’re looking for a luxury beach resort near Singapore, Bintan might fit the bill. The Sanchaya is a 9.6ha resort with beachfront at Lagoi Bay and surrounded by tropical rainforest and mangroves.
You can be guaranteed of tropical weather as the island’s climate averages out to about 26C all year round.
Is The Sanchaya rustic or luxe?
The resort’s design is inspired by 18th and 19th century Europe and is a fusion of Southeast Asian and European ideas.
Sanchaya means “collection” in Sanskrit. The resort has 21 villas and nine suites.
Although it is small, there are plenty of facilities, including a clubhouse, two restaurants and 24-hour room service.
There’s a bar, wine cellar and cigar lounge. You can swim in the 50m infinity pool, work out in the fitness center, do yoga by the beach and relax in the spa.
How do I get there?
Transferring to The Sanchaya is made easy as the resort has a VIP lounge in the ferry terminal where the resort’s staff will help you take care of immigration and customs clearance. If you really want the royal treatment, book the resort’s yacht for a private transfer.
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