It’s quite a business, travelling with kids. Sometimes a short break in your own city can hit the sweet spot of providing a nice escape, without the hassle of long flights and connections. Book a family staycation at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach and you and the brood can enjoy a host of fun activities to keep a smile on everyone’s face. Here’s what to expect.
#1 Look & feel
The hotel’s rooms and suites are elegantly designed, with classy marble bathrooms and views of the city. Besides a 24-hour fitness centre and signature spa offering a host of treatments and therapies, the property has two scenic sky gardens and infinity pools for guests to enjoy. Teens and kids will love the recreational area, which comes with foosball, ping pong and pool tables.
Located in one of Singapore’s best precincts for culture, shopping and entertainment, the hotel is close by the National Gallery Singapore and the Singapore Flyer, and just across from the many retail and dining options of Suntec City. Haji Lane and the Bugis Street Market are within walking distance too, or a super-quick taxi or bus.
The hotel has two great restaurants that you’ll want to try. All-day dining venue Beach Road Kitchen offers a hearty international buffet featuring more than 40 varieties of fresh seafood and antipasti, local favourites and grilled-to-order meats and seafood – not to mention the special oven on site that whips up delicious pizzas, including a signature truffle pizza. If you enjoy your sashimi and sake, head to Akira Back for modern Japanese cuisine. The celebrity chef restaurant also serves up delicious grilled items that you won’t want to miss.
#4 For little ones
A new kids’ programme by JW Marriott, “Family by JW”, offers kids a fun stay filled with games and interactive activities. Designed for ages four to 12 years, the programme has various culinary, active and creative aspects, including an Adventures in Architecture Activity Guide with great activities for little ones to keep occupied with.
#5 Family package
Be sure to look into the hotel’s “Fun For The Whole Family” package, which provides an in-room camper that accommodates one child up to seven years of age, along with a welcome and turndown service, and special kids’ amenities. Your little explorers will have a blast discovering the nooks and crannies of the hotel using the Exploration Map, which comes with an activity checklist and fun things to do such as identifying the different species of marine life in the guest elevators. The package also includes buffet breakfast at Beach Road Kitchen (for two adults and one child).
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach
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