When we started scouring the island for the loveliest, most exciting and even iconic venues to host your nuptials in Singapore, we found it oh-so-tough to narrow them down to 20. With so many amazing wedding venues in Singapore to pick from, choosing “the one” can be difficult. No matter what you’re looking for – whether it’s a lavish celebration, an intimate wedding, or a picturesque beachside affair – we’ve scouted out our favourite spots to tie the knot.
For couples who get a thrill from heights
#1 Salt Grill and Sky Bar
Way up high on the 55th level of ION Orchard is Salt Grill and Sky Bar, a 6,000-square-foot space helmed by celebrity chef Luke Mangan. In the main dining area, which has floor-to-ceiling windows, guests can enjoy views of southern Singapore while being served contemporary Australian cuisine.
Capacity: Sit-down capacity of 100 guests and standing capacity of 170 guests.
Cost: Lunch packages start from $15,888, and dinner packages from $22,588.
#2 1-Altitude Gallery & Bar
Stellar is located on the 62nd floor of 1-Altitude and promises an elegant wedding dinner, with a beautiful vaulted ceiling and an amazing sunset view as you dine. For your solemnisation, why not go for the Rooftop Gallery & Bar – the highest alfresco bar in the world, located 282 metres above sea level.
Capacity: Maximum of 180 guests (seated)
Cost: On a consultation basis
For couples who love nature
#3 Burkill Hall
Burkill Hall is situated in the lush surrounds of Singapore Botanic Gardens. Overlooking the National Orchid Garden and set in a restored colonial bungalow, Burkill Hall is the perfect spot if you’re looking to tie the knot away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Note: This venue is unavailable for renovation and bookings until mid 2019
Capacity: 180 guests.
Cost: $561.75 per hour with a minimum of a four-hour booking or $6291.60 for a full day.
Other venue suggestions include The Halia, also located in the Botanic Gardens.
#4 The Garage
Another beautiful spot located within the Botanic Gardens, Botanico at The Garage has both a cosy indoor hall and an air-cooled outdoor terrace. Whichever option you choose, guests will definitely feel as though they’ve stepped into a peaceful oasis. Those who’d prefer a more intimate wedding while still being surrounded by nature can opt for the Bee’s Knees bistro.
Capacity: Botanico, 160 guests (seated), 250 guests (standing); Bee’s Knees, 60 seats (30 indoors, 30 outdoors)
Cost: From $110 per person
#5 Faber Peak
Situated 106 metres above sea level, Faber Peak at Mount Faber (formerly The Jewel Box) sweeps guests away from urban Singapore and provides them with hilltop views of the harbour, Sentosa Island and Singapore’s cityscape.
Capacity: From 30 to 200 guests depending on the event space.
Cost: From $108 per person for lunch, and from $128 per person for dinner at The Private Dining Room
For couples with over 300 guests
#6 Flower Field Hall
An indoor venue with a difference, the Flower Field Hall is within the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay. Your guests can dine in comfort while being enchanted by the Flower Field display, which reflects different seasons, festivals and themes at different times of year. On the other side of the hall, your guests will enjoy a spectacular view of the Marina Bay skyline.
Capacity: Up to 700 guests for a sit-down dinner.
#7 Four Seasons
The Four Seasons is located just off tree-lined Orchard Boulevard and provides couples with a quieter and more intimate ambience than many venues on the Orchard strip. The Four Seasons Ballroom is an elegant space and the larger of the hotel’s two ballrooms. Also of note are the number of extra options and inclusions, from a Peking duck station to a marini ice bar.
Capacity: 320 guests in the Four Seasons Ballroom.
Other elegant venues for over 300 guests include: Regent Singapore; Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore; The St. Regis; and The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.
For couples wanting a more intimate wedding
#8 The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
The floating pods at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore are a set of recently launched event spaces built on the waters of Marina Bay. The pods are suitable for events holding 20 to 40 persons per pod. Each pod comes with a balcony and open-air rooftop, complete with views of Marina Bay and the Singapore skyline.
Capacity: Maximum of 25 guests for Theatre-seating on the Upper Deck.
Cost: $118 per person with a minimum of 20 guests.
#9 Keyaki Garden Pavilion at Pan Pacific Singapore
The new Keyaki Garden Pavilion is a traditional Japanese-style pavilion complete with shoji-inspired screens. The diffused lighting transforms the space into a cosy setting that’s great for a small gathering of friends and family, and the wedding dining experience is brought to the next level with ingredients for the meal specially flown in from Japan.
Capacity: Maximum of 40 guests.
Cost: From $220 per person.
For couples who love a bit of glamour
CHIJMES was originally the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, a girls’ school established in 1854. The school’s chapel was built in 1904 and boasts vaulted high ceilings and stained glass windows. This is a stunning venue for couples with the added benefit of accessibility, as it’s located right in the heart of the city.
Capacity: 100 to 300 guests.
Cost: From $988 to $1,178 per table on weekdays, and from $1,088 to $1,488 per table on weekends.
#11 The St. Regis
The John Jacob Ballroom at The St. Regis will fulfil anyone’s dream of a luxurious wedding. As guests arrive, they’ll be greeted by a grand staircase with a crystal embedded carpet and gorgeous chandelier above, while in the ballroom, two large skylights illuminate the space, creating a magical and lavish ambience for the special day.
Capacity: Up to 420 guests for a Regular package, or up to 80 guests for a Close-Knitted package.
Cost: From $168.80 per person for a regular lunch and dinner package (minimum of 250 persons for lunch on weekends and public holidays; minimum of 300 persons for dinner, Monday to Friday).
Other glam venue options include W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, ilLido and Forlino.
For couples who want to get married in flip flops
#12 Tanjong Beach Club
Tanjong Beach Club is a sophisticated venue on one of Sentosa’s loveliest stretches of sand, with a great laidback vibe. This venue has a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces including a restaurant, bar, cabana, terrace and pool areas. Each space can be made exclusive for your wedding both on weekdays and weekends, but booking the entire 30,000 square foot venue is restricted to weekdays only.
#13 Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
As the only beachfront resort in Singapore, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa offers couples the opportunity to have a wedding facing the South China Sea. Say your vows in a beautiful sunset solemnisation and cool off afterwards in one of the Resort’s ballrooms at your dinner reception.
Capacity: Banquet capacity from 60 to 600, depending on venue.
Cost: From $998 per table for 10 people for lunch, and from $1,098 per table for 10 people for dinner.
For couples who hate planning
#14 The Westin
This is perfect for couples who’d rather leave it to the experts and minimise planning. With a dedicated team of wedding specialists and the choice to pick from three beautifully classic themes, you’ll have much less to worry about on the big day! Of course, if you’d like to add a few more personal touches as well, just say the word and watch as your dream wedding comes to life.
Capacity: Up to 300 guests.
Cost: From $1,388 per table for a 7-course set lunch, and from $1,488 per table for an 8-course set dinner.
The St. Regis is another good option with a team of wedding specialists ready to help
For history enthusiasts
#15 The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Once home to the General Post Office, The Singapore Club and the Chamber of Commerce, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is located by the Singapore River and is a striking historic building for holding your wedding. Venue options include the pillar-less Ballroom, the more intimate Straits Room, Jade Restaurant, which serves Chinese cuisine, and the al fresco terrace, East Garden.
Capacity: Up to 600 guests, depending on venue.
Cost: From $99.90 per person.
History buffs looking to get married may also like Raffles Hotel Singapore, the Old Parliament House or Command House at Changi Cove.
For couples who love architecture
#16 Parkroyal on Pickering
Designed by award-winning architectural firm WOHA, Parkroyal on Pickering will impress design enthusiasts, not only for its unique façade but the ballrooms with glass walls that allow in plenty of natural light. Also, the hotel’s commitment to eco-friendliness means that its menus are free from shark’s fin and other endangered produce; what’s more, the “Organic Delight” menu option features organic and sustainably-sourced produce.
Capacity: 200 to 280 guests in the William and Pickering Ballrooms.
Cost: For non-organic menus, the cost is from $1288 per table for lunch, $988 for weekday dinner, and $1588 for weekend dinner.
For couples on a budget
#17 Hort Park
Hort Park has an indoor, air-conditioned multi-purpose hall that couples can book through National Parks. The hall opens out into the very pretty HortLawn, which you can also book at an extra cost. Couples are free to hire their own caterers and other vendors for their reception, allowing them to work comfortably within their budget.
Capacity: Multi-purpose hall, 200 guests.
Cost: From $775 for a four-hour booking on Tuesdays to Thursdays, or from $963 for four-hour booking on Fridays to Sundays.
A lovely alternative park venue to consider is Fort Canning Park.
For couples with a limitless budget
#18 Sands Skypark
Wow your guests with the iconic architecture of Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and Singapore’s stunning city skyline with a solemnisation and standing cocktail event 57 stories above the ground at the Sands SkyPark. There’s a choice of three event areas at the SkyPark, including the Observation Deck for an eye-popping $65,000 and the more modest North and South Gardens at $20,000 each.
Capacity: 500 persons on the Observation Deck, 250 persons in the North Garden and 200 persons in the South Garden for standing cocktails only.
Cost: Space rental charges are a quoted above, plus from $200 per person for a cocktail reception (minimum 50 guests).
For a less pricey option, you can also hold your solemnisation at MBS’s Garden Bay Bridge or Garden Walk.
#19 Ocean Gallery at the S.E.A. Aquarium
The closest thing you can get to an underwater wedding in Singapore is a celebration at the Ocean Gallery at the S.E.A. Aquarium. This unique venue allows you and your guests to dine in the world’s largest oceanarium with a panoramic underwater view of 50,000 marine fish.
Cost: From $2288 per table with a minimum of 20 tables.
If this option is just too bank-breaking, you could hold your wedding surrounded by creatures of the air and land at the Jurong Bird Park or Singapore Zoo instead!
Finally, for couples who just want to get away from it all …
#20 Capella Singapore
Capella Singapore on Sentosa Island gives you the joy of being away from the city without the hassle of travel. The hotel weaves old and new, as modern buildings intermingle with colonial ones against the beautiful backdrop of verdant rainforest and the South China Sea. The Bliss Suite is a haven where brides can get ready for their big entrance, with a daybed, walk-in wardrobe and full-length three-way mirrors around a circular dressing platform. Plus, create your own wedding miracle with a floating platform over the pool to create the illusion of the bride and groom walking on water.
For an alternative venue with a beautiful poolside locale, try the Mandarin Oriental.
This is an updated version of an article by Leana Doray of TheWeddingScoop.com
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