The Sanchaya Opens Today on Bintan Island, Indonesia

Borobudur Temple, Indonesia - vicnt/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images
Photo by Borobudur Temple, Indonesia - vicnt/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

The Sanchaya Resort, Indonesia

The idyllic tropical destination of Bintan Island—a 45-minute catamaran trip from Singapore’s Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal—has a new luxury beach resort. Opened today in Indonesia, The Sanchaya is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. The resort is located on the beach in a pristine natural setting, surrounded by mangroves and rainforest inhabited by monkeys. You can also catch glimpses of dolphins in the crystal clear sea just in front of the resort.

The Sanchaya Resort, Indonesia

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

The 21 villas and nine suites are designed in a colonial style with hand-picked art and all the latest technology (noticeable starting from the iPad check-in). The food and beverage concepts include all-day dining restaurant, the Tasanee Grill for casual eats (including Thai street food), and the Library and Bar for cocktails.

There is also a pool and a spa with six treatment rooms and a garden that contains “healing plants” from across South East Asia.  

The Sanchaya Resort, Indonesia

Suggested Articles:

Preferred added 13 new member hotels from May through August, bringing the yearly total of new additions to 39. Here are some of the highlights.

The weekly coronavirus cases in Europe are rising faster now than they were during the pandemic’s peak in March, says the World Health Organization.

Norway's society is designed in a way that encourages people to consume less, to chew more slowly, and to sip rather than gulp. Read more here.