Forbes

Feb. 13, 2017
“There’s a particularly lucky spot upon The Sanchaya’s private beachfront reminiscent of the powder white sands at The Maldives, popular for wedding proposals. The secluded dining set-up is fringed with myriad flickering candles shaped in a giant heart and the silhouettes of swaying palm trees.”

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The Straits Times

Aug. 25, 2017
“The word luxury is often overused by hotels and resorts. But for the discerning traveller, a luxury hotel has to come with high levels of hospitality - in terms of accommodation, service, dining and everything else that makes the experience hard to forget. At The Sanchaya, the priciest property on Bintan, Indonesia, you will feel more than valued. Every guest is pampered and treated like a VIP.”

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Travel+Leisure

May 2017
“It is little surprise that Natalya Pavchinskaya, owner of The Sanchaya, –arguably Bintan’s sleekest stay, with an eye-catching black-and-white aesthetic and beautiful rooms themed around various countries in Southeast Asia–has now launched her own line of clothing and beauty products.”

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Robb Report

Nov. 29, 2016
“The Sanchaya is a heady mixture of a glorious past, the cutting edge of modern luxury and a clear vision of opulence, brought together in a magnificent way. And Bintan is all the more richer for it.”

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USA Today

Apr. 5, 2017
“The Sanchaya Bintan in Indonesia lets guests soak in Lefroy Brooks clawfoot tubs atop bespoke encaustic tiles crafted for the hotel. The pigments in each tile are created using hot wax.”

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Escape

September 2017
"Book a session with their master sommelier and find out why your sauvignon blanc is best eaten with goats cheese, why a manchego is rounded out by a tempranillo and a riesling cuts through a creamy camembert.

The long table setting is surrounded by glass door wine fridges and Riedel glassware. When you start the session with a glass of Ruinart champagne you know you’re in for a great afternoon."

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Singapore Tatler

Jan. 10, 2017
“ I could very easily give you the facts about The Sanchaya Bintan—luxurious villas, impeccable service standards, beautiful infinity pool, great spa experience—and they would be important information for keen visitors, but they wouldn't do the property justice. Not nearly.”

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