The Residence expands portfolio
The Cenizaro group will make its first foray into Indonesia with a beautiful new opening in Bintan in February next year. It will offer guests a real flavour of Indonesia in a luxurious setting.
Having established successful properties in the Indian Ocean and North Africa, 2018 will see the Cenizaro group make its first foray into Indonesia with a new opening in Bintan. Located on the east coast of Bintan Island, a short boat-ride from Singapore, The Residence Bintan will open in February 2018. It will be set amongst tropical greenery and breathtaking views of the South China Sea. The hotel will be the fifth resort by The Residence by Cenizaro brand – joining properties in the Maldives, Mauritius, Zanzibar and Tunisia.
The 127-villa property has been built in harmony with the natural landscape, blending seamlessly into the tropical surroundings and incorporating local materials throughout. All villas and terraces are spread along the coastline. Guests can choose from Beachfront Villas, each with their own pool and direct beach access. The Estate Villas are fringed by partial sea views and coconut palms. The property will also have the Vista and Garden Terraces, which is ideal for families with interconnecting rooms and open-plan layout. Meeting facilities
The interiors reflect Javanese influences with locally-carved, dark timber furniture. Three meeting rooms will also be available for those looking for an idyllic destination for their corporate retreat. Featuring flexible capacities and configurations from an intimate board meeting for 10 to larger events/ parties for more than 30 persons within the two interconnecting rooms – a spacious design has also been considered, along with the latest technology and conference facilities.
The Residence Bintan will also offer spa treatments and wellness programmes created exclusively for The Residence from award-winning spa-brand ‘ila’ which is known for using indigenous ingredients as well as drawing on local techniques. Andy Xie, Director of Operations, says, “The Residence Bintan is a very exciting new opening for us as it is our first step into Indonesia. We are delighted to be able to provide guests with an authentic experience alongside the personalised and discreet service for which The Residence is renowned.” The Residence Bintan will also provide a multitude of activities, from wake-boarding and diving, to boat making and temple visits.