While you’re busily planning your next great overseas adventure, why not take a mini-break with a weekend staycation in a hotel in Singapore? Here are a few great deals that are just a short taxi ride away. There’s no rushing to the airport, and you’re not far from home in case Junior has a complete meltdown while Granny’s looking after him – or you can take him with you! We have some of the best hotels in the world, right here on the island – it’s time to chill!
What: “Great Fun-mily Escapade Package”
Where: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
Why: The kids will love this package, which includes staying in a themed room with adorable bedding, a teepee play tent, and children’s amenities packed into a mini-sized piece of luggage. If you can entice them from the room to the hotel’s lifestyle floor on Level 4, they can take part in a weekend treasure hunt, redeeming a special treat upon completion. Then, beat the heat with a refreshing dip in the pool. And don’t forget to grab some fun floats for extra fun!
They’ll also enjoy a stroll through the Pan Pacific’s lush herb garden. Bath-time includes bathtub toys, child-sized bathrobes and bedroom slippers, and the whole family gets to wake up to a sumptuous breakfast buffet at Edge. If you find the time, there are plenty of shopping malls and fun sports and activity centres close to the hotel.
What else: Approach the concierge for packages to special attractions in Singapore.
For reservations, visit panpacific.com/singapore.
What: “Singapore Fling Weekend Staycation”
Where: The Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2
Why: Treat yourself to a very different weekend to your normal one, with the Singapore Fling staycation at The Westin. The views are key here. After taking in the stunning city skyline over a Singapore Sling at the Lobby Lounge (the package includes two of the island’s signature cocktails), you can bask in the tranquillity of the hotel’s infinity pool, overlooking the South China Sea.
Then, unwind and relax in the spacious guest room, whose signature Heavenly Bed will likely deliver the best sleep you’ve had in ages. Breakfast for two at Seasonal Tastes is also included in the deal, which starts from S$588 for a two-night weekend stay.
What else: Make your stay more exclusive with access to the Westin Club Lounge when you book a three-night stay from S$888.
For reservations, visit thewestinsingapore.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
What: “Stay, Shop, Play! Package”
Where: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, 75 Airport Boulevard, #01-01
Why: This package is available from $260 per night and includes a stay in one of the Crowne Plaza’s Runway View rooms – great for plane spotting! – or a Deluxe room, with a stunning view of the iconic Jewel Changi Airport.
Speaking of Jewel, you’ll also get tickets for two adults and one child (3-12 years) to the centre’s recreation wonderland, Canopy Park, including access to the Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden and Topiary Walk.
In addition, Stay, Shop, Play! includes buffet breakfast at Azur for two adults, free 24-hour parking at Changi Airport Terminal 3 Car Park, free Wi-Fi, and 4pm checkout, if available. Rooms come with separate soaking tubs and walk-in rainfall showers, while the hotel has a resort-style pool and the Essence Vale Spa for a spot of rejuvenation.
For reservations, contact 6823 5388 or email@example.com, or book online at changiairport.crowneplaza.com.
Win! For your chance to win the Stay, Shop, Play! Package at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, visit our competition page online at expatliving.sg/competitions. The prize is valued at $320, and entries close 31 October. Don’t miss out!
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
What: “Weekend Staycation”
Where: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road
Why: Indulge in a deluxe weekend getaway at the five-star Shangri-La Hotel, with your pick of guestrooms and suites from over 15 categories. These include the premier balcony suites (which comes with an outdoor jacuzzi, barbecue grill and sun lounger on a spacious terrace) and rooms in the revamped Tower Wing.
If you’re staying with the brood, you can opt for themed family suites and deluxe family rooms on the ninth floor of the Tower Wing. Dedicated to families, the floor has a shared pantry with handy appliances such as a washing machine, induction heater and microwave oven. Young ones will love the suite room themes on offer, which include “safari”, “castle”, “underwater” and “space”. Other good news is that the children’s menus are specially designed to be tasty, balanced and free from MSG.
What else: The staycation package comes with daily breakfast for two and a S$100 credit that can be used for dining or spa treatments.
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