NEED A BREAK? HERE ARE 5 FUN STAYCATION IDEAS TO ENJOY IN SENTOSA
Live the suite life, and rediscover Sentosa
Planning a solo staycation or a couples’ self-care holiday in Singapore? Or you’re hankering for a mini-adventure with the fam.
There's no denying that these are uncertain times. Still, that doesn’t mean all hopes of a getaway has been dashed. Whether you’re into nature, relaxation or full-on indulgence, this guide will help you plan the best mini escapes on the island of Sentosa.
Have an adventure in nature
Barracks Hotel Nature Adventure Package
Once a British artillery outpost, The Barracks is the perfect accommodation for nature lovers looking to escape city life. Just rope in your favourite human and book the Barracks Hotel Nature
Adventure Package that’s valid from 25th July to 31st December 2020.
This package lets you enjoy free admission to Sentosa Nature Trail (time for a hike!) and complimentary Segway Fun Ride for two (worth 20 Sentosa Fun Pass Tokens).
After a morning of adventure, enjoy an afternoon tea session at their exclusive lounge, The Living Room, before indulging in a good night’s sleep in the hotel’s Premier Room.
ONE°15 Marina Island Life Bundle
Singapore being a concrete jungle, it might be nice to have a change in scenery and enjoy a waterfront view once in a while. If you’re feeling us on that one, book the ONE°15 Marina Island Life Bundle that’s meant for two and starts from $655++ per night.
Apart from a luxurious stay at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, this package lets you redeem a Go Green Segway Fun Ride and a complimentary MegaZip experience for two. We’re not sure about you, but a 450m zipline over the jungle sounds like fun to us.
Go on full-on relaxation mode
Massage indulgence with 4-course meal
Time to knead all that tension away from your mind, body and soul. With every booking of Massage indulgence with 4-course meal package that costs S$308, you’ll get to enjoy your choice of any 90-minute massage and access to its lovely Spa Garden facilities.
Valid till 31st December 2020, This includes everything from the Thai Massage that seamlessly blends the Thai style of massage with Indian Ayurvedic principles and yoga postures to Slimming Ceremony that includes a 30-minute body wrap to reduce cellulite. Your luxurious day continues with Quentin's Bar & Restaurant exclusive 4 Course set meal to wrap up the day.
W Singapore - Sentosa Cove Wellness Escape
Nothing quite compares to a staycation at the luxurious W Singapore - Sentosa Cove. To elevate the experience even further, take advantage of the Wellness Escape promo for two that starts at S$539++ per night and valid till 31st December 2020.
Not only will you get to redeem complimentary breakfast and adventure activities, but you'll also get to enjoy free yoga sessions at W Lawn and savour a 45-minute spa treatment amidst the stunning rainforest design and island setting of AWAY® Spa.
Soak up culture and history
Capella Rediscovers Package
Culture vultures and history buffs will love a stay at Capella Singapore. Don't believe us? Book the Capella Rediscovers Package that's valid till 31st December 2020 and spend a rejuvenating night with a loved one in the resort's Premier Garden Room.
Apart from free entry to Madame Tussauds Singapore, what sets this staycation apart is its offer of a free Peranakan Pattern Workshop session. There, you can fully explore your creativity by producing your own designs.
You also get to engage the resident culturist to bring you on a tour of Capella that was once home to the British Royal Artillery.
Amara Sanctuary Heritage Discovery Bundle
From S$540++ per night, Amara Sanctuary lets you stay in one of its luxurious rooms, be it the Verandah Studio, Verandah Suite, Courtyard Suite, Couple Suite, Family Suite or One-Bedroom Villa. But who says you can’t squeeze in a quick history lesson during your weekend getaway?
Its Heritage Discovery Bundle allows you to turn back the hands of time and explore Singapore's heritage through a curated selection of personalised tours and activities. An interactive boat ride is also thrown into the mix for you and your special someone. Valid till 23rd December 2020.
Enjoy fun fam time
Just because you’re around family at home 24/7 doesn’t mean you’re getting actual quality time in. Bring your spouse and the kids to ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove and enjoy the For a Family Getaway promo that will infuse some love and strengthen the family bond.
Starting from $328+ (for members) and $388++ (for non-members), this package includes an à la carte breakfast, children fun kit, two hours of bicycle rental, board games rental and $20 worth of arcade tokens. Valid from 1st November 2020.
Sofitel Infinite Family Experiences Promo
A hassle-free holiday with the kids is possible even if no flights are bringing you to your dream destination (cable car joyrides anyone?). The Infinite Family Experiences promo by Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa is proof of that.
Starting from S$338++ and S$538++ per night for two and four respectively, this holiday bundle includes extensive 36sqm guestrooms (connecting rooms provided for families) and a whole list of fun activities for kids.
Whether it’s mermaid swimming, tent-building, canvas painting or floral arrangements, they will be continuously entertained.
By Arman Shah
Arman Shah is a former travel writer with fond memories of solo adventures in Southeast Asia. His work has appeared in print and online in publications such as Expat Living Singapore, AsiaRooms.com, SG Magazine, and HungryGoWhere.com among others. He now manages The Everyday People, a website featuring people stories and lifestyle content.