With travel off the table, most of us have had to languish in virtual wanderlust and Pinterest feeds. Aquamarine waters and luxurious resorts seem like a distant thing of the past, but not all hope is lost. Following the Singapore government’s decision to reopen local accommodations, staycations have become the saving grace for many a weary, distressed soul.
The kicker? Many hotels in Singapore have been offering sweetened staycation packages, including some of the most opulent crème de la crème. If you’ve been feeling bummed out because of the travel ban, treat yourself to a weekend of pampering with these one-of-a-kind staycation deals.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
Amid swaying palms and pristine pools, rejuvenation comes easy. Set strategically atop a cliff with sweeping views of the South China Sea, the resort & spa comes tantalisingly close to dreams of a luxurious tropical vacation.
The urban getaway is currently offering an Infinite Family Experiences package, where you can relax in absolute comfort within a palatial-sized sanctuary. The offer includes decadent dining experiences for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a stimulating fish spa courtesy of the resort.
Rates: Starts from S$338++, until 31 December 2020
Address: 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, 099891 Singapore
Shangri La Hotel
With a name that translates to “paradise on Earth”, the Shangri La is synonymous with affluence and luxury living. Offering a sculpted green haven and facilities for every type of traveller, the Shangri La is a fool proof choice for a lazy weekend indulgence.
The Fun Family Playcation promises a memorable vacation for the kiddos with private access to Buds, the hotel’s own interactive play space, as well as Singapore’s largest outdoor water playground. For extra extravagance, go for the Valley Wing Indulgence Package, offering complimentary privileges like free-flow champagne, a 90-minute massage experience at Chi, The Spa, and a butler-drawn bubble bath to soak your stress away.
Rates: Starts from S$398++, until 30 December 2020
Address: 1 Beach Road, 189673 Singapore
Fullerton Bay Hotel
Overlooking prime real estate in Singapore (the Marina Bay waterfront), the Fullerton Bay Hotel offers luxury with a view. Suites showcase each of Singapore’s cultural identities, ranging from rich Peranakan tradition to Indian culture-inspired influences, all while offering an exclusive view of the Marina Bay panorama from a private balcony.
The Staycation by the Bay offers $100 nett of Food & Beverage credit, daily breakfast, and other complimentary perks for you to wine and dine your woes away. Did we mention the complimentary in-room Bottega Veneta amenities?
Rates: Starts from S$650++, until 30 December 2020
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Featured on the set of Crazy, Rich Asians, Raffles Hotel is a timeless pillar of high-class social fabric and old-world charm. As one of the few remaining 19th-century hotels of the world, a stay in this hotel is guaranteed to be iconic and memorable.
Singapore’s national drink — the Singapore Sling, was first created here; hear from the hotel’s very own resident historian for more fascinating tales surrounding this storied hotel. The special offer includes an unprecedented opportunity to enjoy a two-night stay for the price of one, and daily breakfast at the venue’s highly acclaimed Tiffin Room. Not only that, a S$100 Experiential Credit adds to the lavish experience – use your credits at 藝 yì by celebrity chef Jereme Leung or enjoy a massage at the illustrious Raffles Spa.
Rates: Starts from S$795++, until 30 September 2020
Address: 1 Beach Road, 189673 Singapore
“Discover lasting relaxation on this restorative sojourn” is Capella Singapore’s tagline for this luxury spa retreat package, and we are all for it. Nestled amid verdant green and lush landscaped grounds, the Capella is an island escape that reminds us of the far-flung landscapes of Ubud, Bali.
As part of the package for two, seek refuge from the bustle of a city lifestyle and enjoy a rejuvenating therapeutic treatment from the award-winning Auriga Spa. You’ll also get to indulge in breakfast at The Knolls, one of the most exclusive all-day dining restaurants in the country. Bonus? You can bring along your pet for the experience, as Capella is the apex of a handful of pet-friendly hotels in Singapore.
Rates: Starts from S$930++, until 31 December 2020
Address: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 098297 Singapore