Feeling blue being stucked in Singapore this holiday? Fret not, here are some interesting and unique staycations for you to feel like an escape from your usual routine!
1. Capella Singapore: Tropical Staycation
Capella is always a hot favourite when it comes to choosing a staycation in Singapore. This luxe hotel boasts three pools (some of them adult only and modest in size) and 30 acres of lush greenery with access to Palawan Beach.
Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, www.capellasingapore.com
2, Valencia Yachts: Stay overnight on a Yacht
Yes you can actually charter a yacht overnight in Singapore while floating on the seas!
Valencia Yachts offers yacht rental in Singapore with several magnificent catamarans to choose from (from $999). There are options for an overnight stay so you and the fam (max 5 guests) can pretend you are really on holiday at sea with your own friendly captain and experienced crew to keep you safe.
Valencia Yachts, ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore, 11 Cove Drive, #01-01, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497, Tel: (+65) 9383 0098, www.valenciayachts.com
3. The Barracks Hotel Sentosa: Staycation by the Sea
If you haven’t checked out the relatively new Barracks Hotel Sentosa by Far East Hospitality, now could be a good time. The luxurious resort housed in a 1904 colonial building has 40 well-designed guestrooms. Select rooms on the ground floor for direct access to the pool. Look sharp for the stay 3 nights, pay 2 nights staycation deal here.
The Barracks Hotel Sentosa, 2 Gunner Ln, Sentosa island, 099567, Tel: (+65) 6722 0802, www.thebarrackshotel.com.sg
4. TreeTop Lofts: Staycation in a Treehouse
Fancy a treehouse staycation? Again this one is not quite ready for bookings but keep it on your radar for a stay with a difference. TreeTop Lofts comprise two one-bedroom lofts tucked away in a canopy of trees 12 metres above ground. Kind of like sleeping overnight in a treehouse – just an extremely luxe version of a treehouse!
And in case you were wondering, you do get personalised butler service here, Madame.
TreeTop Lofts, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/en/hotels/treetop-lofts
5. Fairmont Singapore: Staycation with Sky-High Views
Fairmont has beautiful rooms, a lovely pool, a spa and a kid-friendly afternoon tea option at Anti:dote! Fairmont’s Upsized Staycation Offer (from $305++ per room, valid till 30 December 2020 includes breakfast for two adults and up to two children, $100 credits voucher (which you can use at the stunning rooftop SKAI) and more. For a little more space, book your second room at 50% off.
Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560, www.fairmont.com/singapore
6. Villa Samadhi Singapore: Staycation in the jungle
Villa Samadhi is a chic black-and-white hidden away in Labrador Nature Reserve. A stay here will truly feel like a jungle paradise away from the city hubbub. There is no big hotel pool here so this spot is better for a date staycation for couples only.
A few rooms do have a small private plunge pool more to cool off after sunbathing. Sip evening cocktails and have dinner at the Thai restaurant Tamarind Hill on your doorstep. Apart from that it’s just jungle walks in Labrador Park, the birds and peace.
Villa Samadhi, 20 Labrador Villa Rd, Singapore 119193, www.samadhiretreats.com
7. Gallop Kranji Farm Resort: Rustic Staycation in Singapore
This is as back to nature as you’re likely to get in Singapore. These very, very rustic villas and family suites are located in the Kranji countryside close to nature park Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve. There are usually pony rides although not during Phase 2 and the pool is also currently closed. However you can go prawning or check out nearby Bollywood Veggies.
Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, Singapore 718813, Tel: (+65) 6898 9228, www.gallopresort.com