Bintan, 13 Apr 2017
A moment with Dika Meylinda Miradika, 19, an enthusiastic and talented member of our team cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Bintan, 13 Apr 2017
The Sanchaya doesn’t necessarily expect to be the same setting for any couple’s proposal, wedding, honeymoon and renewal of vows, but a host of new packages coming out this year invites just such a possibility.
Bintan, 13 Apr 2017
Doesn’t our S’Ya beauty kit look fabulous? It will leave you feeling fabulous too... The S’YA beauty kit is the perfect way to maintain your beauty regime, both during your travels and when at home.
Bintan, 13 Apr 2017
Have you ever played croquet? Hitting the balls with a mallet through hoops embedded in the lawn is a bit more challenging than you’d think.
Bintan, 13 Apr 2017
To pay tribute to Indonesia in an authentic way, and create the feeling of escaping to a Balinese spa, a traditional house was relocated from Bali to The Sanchaya to enjoy a new lease on life as the intimate Sanchaya Spa.
Bintan, 13 Apr 2017
The colour of the sea can change up to 10 times a day, ranging from magic mint to turquoise to Tiffany blue.
Bintan, 16 Dec 2016
The Sanchaya awards local youth with a year-long hospitality scholarship to financially support their education and provide in-house work experience while they develop their industry knowledge and skills. They are able to gain employment at the estate upon successful completion of the program.
Bintan, 16 Dec 2016
For each edition of The Chronicle, we will take you behind the scenes, enabling you to meet our inspiring team and gain greater insight into the effort involved in making The Sanchaya one of a kind. For this edition, meet Sita Asrita Sukma Dewi, 19, part of our front office team.
Bintan, 16 Dec 2016
An approach to health and wellbeing which smooths facial wrinkles endorsed by some of the world’s biggest names including Madonna and Kim Kardashian has come to The Sanchaya.
Bintan, 16 Dec 2016
Magnus, who has over two decades of luxury hospitality experience and an enthusiasm for employee development and Guest relations, has been appointed to the helm of our award-winning estate.
Bintan, 16 Dec 2016
Chili. Lettuce. Basil. Coriander. Dill. Corn. Eggplant. Bitter melon. Tomatoes. Mangoes. Rambutan. And more. A broad spectrum of vegetables and herbs is growing by the day right onsite.
Bintan, 16 Dec 2016
A four-course Champagne dinner featuring Ruinart, the world’s oldest Champagne house. Rosé and fresh strawberries to a backof live traditional music at our manicured croquet lawn as the sun sinks into the sea.
Bintan, 01 Aug 2016
The Sanchaya has proven to be the perfect setting for an innovative new events series called Pala, that has attracted leading Hollywood figures including legendary film producer Edward R. Pressman and Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel as featured guests.
Bintan, 01 Aug 2016
Our residents can order their favorite spirit presented in an elegant bar box called ‘My Sanchaya Bar’.
Bintan, 01 Aug 2016
Our residents are enjoying The Sanchaya Collection Boutique’s attractive discounts on selected one-off garments until August 14.
Bintan, 01 Aug 2016
One of the first qualifying races for the 2016 Ironman World Championship, Bintan’s inaugural Ironman race will be held on August 28 this year at scenic Lagoi Bay, on which The Sanchaya is located.
Bintan, 01 Aug 2016
The Sanchaya is thrilled to welcome industrious and charismatic Stanley Chang, who brings rich and diversified experience to his roles as Sommelier and Beverage Manager at The Sanchaya.
Bintan, 31 Jul 2016
Nutritious soups and smoothies, detoxifying body massages and private yoga sessions by the South China Sea are among the array of options on offer as part of The Sanchaya’s new detox program designed to provide the ultimate restorative holiday.
Bintan, 14 Sep 2015
Bochic pieces are worn by Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bescinsale, just to name a few.
Bintan, 14 Sep 2015
The Sanchaya, an exquisite estate in Bintan Island, Indonesia, minutes away from Singapore, is hosting a unique private Event with innovative celebrity photographer Murad Osmann, his muse and supermodel Natalia Zakharova, and Creative Director of the Red Carpet accessories and jewellery house Bochic- David Joseph
Bintan, 22 Jun 2015
In a tribute to the private clubs of the colonial times and whether shaken or stirred, The Sanchaya offers a bespoke full club bar service. Enjoy this highly personalized experience where our bar artisans create a handcrafted beverage a la minute.
Bintan, 18 Jun 2015
The concept and design of The Bar is that of an exclusive club from the past, where the explorers of the day would gather around after their travels and exchange notes and share stories over drinks; similar to the latter day Foreign Correspondents Club. It also reflects the estate culture from that era, where the Manor owner may have done some exploring as a hobby.
Bintan, 18 Jun 2015
The Leelawadee Villas are perfect for those who wish to indulge in the luxury of having three spacious bedrooms, and are ideal for a family or a group of friends. The décor of the compound was inspired by Thai traditions and culture.
Bintan, 18 Jun 2015
The Sanchaya is committed to responsible tourism and accordingly, has undertaken to bottle its own water on the Estate. This highly specialized process of mineralization ensures that water is safe, pure and full of natural goodness.
Bintan, 18 Jun 2015
Bintan’s Ironman inaugural race will be held on 23 August and will be one of the first qualifying races for the 2015 Ironman World Championship. This year the event will be held in Lagoi Bay in which The Sanchaya is located.
Bintan, 18 Jun 2015
We are delighted to introduce our resident Yoga Instructor, Mr Gopal Dass. Gopal has a BA and Masters in Yoga and has studied Naturopathy and pranic healing. Prior to joining us at The Sanchaya, he was the Yoga Trainer and Ayurevedic Therapist at the JIVA Spa at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India.
Bintan, 09 Apr 2015
Our personable team of Chauffeurs are all natives of Bintan and therefore have an in depth knowledge of the island and its culture.
Bintan, 09 Apr 2015
A taste of Thailand is reflected in the Lawan Village’s seven villas built around a beautiful man-made lagoon. The décor reflects Thai influences throughout, using elegant furnishings accented with dark wood, soft neutral tones and high vaulted ceilings.
Bintan, 09 Apr 2015
The Sanchaya culinary team laves no stone unturned to ensure that our residents enjoy delicacies which have been crafted using only the freshest produce available. Our chefs pride themselves in creating innovative dishes with a classic foundation and artistic style.
Bintan, 09 Apr 2015
The Estate’s tea offering features an extensive selection from Ronnefeldt teas including their own Sanchaya Blend. This blend is collected from small scale farmers who pluck the healthy, green leaves at an altitude of 1500 meters in the Ilam province of Eastern Nepal and is exclusively available on The Estate.
Bintan, 09 Apr 2015
Bintan’s annual Tour de Bintan will take place this year from 6-8 November. This epic event consists of a half and full Iron Distance Triathlon.
Bintan, 09 Apr 2015
"After a 2 day/1night stay, and as an Avid Traveler having been to more than 53 luxurious and five-star hotels, The Sanchaya, Bintan totally exceeds my expectations. My stay in this hotel is one of my top favorites" - Vinabelle Hermoso
Bintan, 20 Mar 2015
A fun-filled Easter egg hunt has been arranged with a complimentary dinner for two for the person who finds the most eggs. Take part in our traditional colonial games of Petanque and croquet on the Estate’s exquisitely manicured croquet lawn. Archery is also available.
Bintan, 10 Feb 2015
The Sanchaya Bintan has debuted on the highly coveted Travel + Leisure (USA) 2015 “It List” of the 43 Best New Hotels Around the Globe.
Bintan, 13 Jan 2015
All furniture for the Sanchaya was custom-made in Indonesia. The Sanchaya bed is from solid timber (Jati) and features an elegant rattan and hand-woven leather upholstery headboard. Each bed took four months to craft and assemble by hand.
Bintan, 12 Jan 2015
The Sanchaya is the only property on Bintan Island with its own VIP Lounge which was especially created to ensure a seamless arrival and departure experience.
Bintan, 12 Jan 2015
An exquisite sanctuary - The Sanchaya Spa offers a choice of indoor and outdoor treatment rooms to experience the traditional massage therapies on offer which include Thai, Balinese and Swedish
Bintan, 12 Jan 2015
The Sanchaya's Estate Companions were trained by The British Butler Institute which has been recognized as the leader in Butler and Hospitality Training Worldwide.
Bintan, 12 Jan 2015
One of Bintan's annual sporting highlights, the Bintan Triathlon, will be held from 23-24 May and this year marks the 11th anniversary of this fun-filled event.
Bintan, 26 Oct 2014
Coming to Bintan from Dubai, I have discovered an amazing contrast between these two amazing destinations. Though a mere 45 minutes ferry ride from Singapore, Bintan has preserved its outstanding natural beauty, rarely seen elsewhere.
Bintan, 26 Oct 2014
After travelling the world and sailing the high seas for the past five years, I have visited many countries and tasted many different cuisines. My culinary journey has been a fascinating one and as a certified Master Sommelier who loves cooking.
Bintan, 26 Oct 2014
Bintan's annual Tour de Bintan will take place from 7-9 November. This epic event consists of a half and full Iron Distance Triathlon, This scenic race is strongly supported by locals who will be cheering you on throughout the course.
Bintan, 26 Oct 2014
In colonial times, people enjoyed traditional lawn games such as Croquet, Petanque and Archery, all of which are available for you to enjoy when you are in residence at The Sanchaya.
Bintan, 26 Oct 2014
The Estate's customized bar lists were exclusively designed for us by Fluid Dynamics (UK); pioneering a unique beverage offering and creating truly innovative bar experiences to really "wow" you.
Bintan, 23 Sep 2014
Brioni represents the sartorial expertise and tradition of Italian design. The appeal of Brioni is not just a mere fashion brand, but a highly regarded statement for aspiring individuals and gentlemen.
Bintan, 23 Sep 2014
Brioni suits were luxuries only affordable to the privileged few, namely, Europe’s wealthy and aristocrats. It has been the official suit of the fictional secret agent James Bond, having been worn by actors Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.
Bintan, 23 Sep 2014
It can take between 18 and 22 hours to make a single Brioni suit; 45 minutes for one button, from 5 to 7 thousand points by hand, and up to 220 processing steps of which 80 are of ironing alone. The Brioni tailors are able to create 200 models in different styles and sizes every year.
Bintan, 15 Jul 2014
Bintan’s annual Meta-Man Event will be held from 23-25 August this year. This epic event consists of a half and full Iron Distance Triathlon.
Jakarta, 14 Jul 2014
Andie Wasdianto is our Financial Controller. Whether money in or money out- it’s all under his watchful eye. Born in Tanjung Pinang, Andie is married and has a two year old daughter. He shares his story with us below.
Bintan, 14 Jul 2014
Jorico (Joe) Randy is our Chief Engineer.  Energetic, well qualified and experienced, he makes sure everything is top working order throughout the Estate, in both front and back of the house.  He was born in Jakarta and is married with four boys.
Bintan, 14 Jul 2014
Overlooking the pool and beach, the Tasanee Grill menu features popular Bangkok street cuisine. Sizzling Thai BBQ meats and seafood with pungent, authentic spicy flavours and aromas that tantalize the taste buds and delight the senses.
Jakarta, 14 Jul 2014
Peter Marx is an Executive Chef and Culinary Artist. Born in Sweden, he moved to Australia in the mid-80s. He has travelled to most parts of the world to explore the culinary landscape of different cuisines throughout his career, and won many awards along the way.
Jakarta, 14 Jul 2014
The Sanchaya has created an exclusively handcrafted range of European chocolates which includes 80% cocoa dark, Croquante Caramel and Sea Salt Milk Chocolate.
10 Apr 2014
Exceptional dining experiences await you at The Sanchaya with a range of cuisine to suit all tastes and daily specials to tantalize your taste buds, as well as some unique service deliveries to delight you.
10 Apr 2014
Jasper Kok, our Director of Food and Beverage is originally from Holland and has travelled extensively. He has an impressive culinary pedigree and is a certified Court of Master Sommelier. Jasper has created incredible experiences for our residents including bespoke wine tastings, unique beverage offerings and much more.
10 Apr 2014
Tyas Rosani is our Director of Human Resources. Her charming demeanor, experience and knowledge as an Indonesian National has been invaluable in working with Murli and the team to appoint a dedicated team of artisans to deliver gracious, charming and attentive service and hospitality to our valued residents.
10 Apr 2014
One of Bintan’s annual sporting highlights, the Bintan Triathlon, will be held from 16-18 May and this year marks the 10th anniversary of this fun-filled event.
Jakarta, 10 Apr 2014
From 6 June until 31 July 2014, our Discover Sanchaya promotional package showcases our stunning Thai style Lawan Village and Sea View Junior Suites in the Great House at US490++ per night from Sundays to Thursdays and USD 557++ per night for Friday & Saturday
17 Jan 2014
Amélie Albertin our charming Rooms Division Manager is from France and is in charge of in-house operations taking care of every detail from arrival to departure to ensure that your stay is impeccable. Her team of Estate Companions was trained by the British Butler's Institute.
17 Jan 2014
At The Sanchaya we are totally committed to corporate social and environmental responsibility. Last summer we launched our inaugural hospitality sponsorship programme.
27 Nov 2013
Kris Marthin, an Indonesian National, is our Director of Sales and Marketing, and is the go to person for bookings as well as meetings, incentives, corporate getaways, weddings and special events.