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A Padel Paradise Unveiled at The Sanchaya, Bintan

The Sanchaya, a beacon of luxury and innovation in the Riau Archipelago, proudly announces the inauguration of the first-ever Padel Court in the region. To mark this momentous occasion, The Sanchaya is delighted to introduce its inaugural The Sanchaya Padel Cup will take place from 23 – 24 March 2024 with 20 exclusive slots, heralding a new era of sporting excellence and community engagement, followed by a private coaching clinic on 25 and 26 March – both led by Professional Padel player Luis Ruiz, champion of the Thailand Padel series, and an expert coach with a wealth of experience.

“At The Sanchaya, we are committed to delivering unparalleled experiences that transcend traditional notions of leisure and recreation. With the launch of our world-class Padel court, we invite guests and residents alike to embark on an exhilarating journey of athleticism, camaraderie, and discovery amidst the captivating beauty of the Riau Archipelago”, shares Greg Williams, General Manager.

Padel, a dynamic blend of tennis and squash, has captivated sports enthusiasts globally with its fast-paced action and accessible gameplay. Now, The Sanchaya brings this thrilling sport to the pristine shores of the Riau Archipelago, offering residents and guests an unparalleled opportunity to indulge in active leisure and camaraderie. The Sanchaya boasts a competition-grade court, meticulously designed to meet international standards, ensuring an authentic and immersive Padel experience for players of all levels and providing players with awe-inspiring views of lush landscapes and pristine waters, creating an unparalleled ambiance for sporting enthusiasts.

The Sanchaya’s inaugural Padel Cup begins from 10.00am on Saturday, 23 March, with open play with Padel pro Luis Ruiz, before advancing to the tournament group stage at 4.00pm. The following day, 24 March will see the tournament final stages.

The Sanchaya is offering two exclusive packages tailored for enthusiasts eager to partake in The Sanchaya Padel Cup: Stay & Play per group of two, inclusive one-night’s stay in a Lawan Thai Villa category or above, with breakfast from 23 -24 March 2024; and Play & Padel per group of two. Both packages are inclusive of the joining fee for The Sanchaya Padel Cup, a private coaching clinic for two, Padel equipment fees, The Sanchaya Padel Pack: Padel T-shirt & Cap as well as healthy snacks and drinks. In addition, bookings made 10 days prior to the event, will receive a further 10 percent early bird discount off package price. Additional nights booked with the Stay & Play package, from 20 – 27 March, will enjoy 20 percent off the best available rate.

Whether a seasoned player or novice, The Sanchaya extends Luis Ruiz’s professional coaching services tailored to individual skill levels, ensuring an enriching and rewarding experience for every participant, with 1-hour coaching clinics between 25 – 26 March 2024. For more information, visit