We all need a breather every once in a while and one of the best ways to completely unwind is to treat yourself to a staycation where you and your family or friends can spend uninterrupted quality time together!
But where’s the fun in a typical hotel stay though, right? Take your staycation experience up a notch and book one of these special staycation packages where we guarantee you’ll enjoy your downtime with everyone twice as much! Here are our top picks of unique staycation experiences in Singapore!
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Embark on a space adventure with your kids at the Four Seasons Hotel with their Galactic Family Adventure package! The little ones will be welcomed with a personalized rocket boarding pass and given the choice of a space-themed activity kit at check-in. They also get their own customized “sleep pod” space tent where they can gaze at milky-way projections all night long! This special package is available until 23 December, 2021.
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, 190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646, +65 6734 1110, www.fourseasons.com/singapore
Organized by SG Hotel on Wheels (SHOW), D’Ultimate XCape At Downtown East is a new staycation concept of living in a pop-up boutique hotel, which will move around the area for different experiences each stay! There are 20-footer rooms for couples and 40-footer rooms that can hold families of up to 4 pax – with each having 5 themes to choose from. 20-footer rooms have more concepts like Resort Living and Industrial Chic, but if you can’t leave the kids at home, opt for fun themes kids will love like Safari Paradise and Pop Art Room. What’s more, all bookings also come with 2 complimentary day passes to Wild Wild Wet water theme park, where you and the fam can have a splashing good time beating the heat together.
D’Ultimate Xcape’s Vacay To The East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Downtown East, Singapore 519599, www.sghotelonwheels.com
Burgers in bed? Yes, please! Enjoy a special two-night staycation at Hotel G Singapore, which comes with a bunch of food-related perks. For starters, you get to enjoy a 25 Degrees’ burger box in bed, which includes a choice of two signature burgers and one side. You also get a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and a SG$50 dining voucher to redeem at Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar.
Hotel G, 200 Middle Rd, Singapore 188980, +65 6809 7988, www.hotels-g.com
Ever wondered what it feels like to be an astronaut in space? The closest you’ll get to that in Singapore is a stay at the MET A Space Pod Hotel, a capsule hotel which offers space-themed pods for you to rest and relax in. Besides soaking in the cool features of your mini room, you’ll also be able to enjoy some solitude during your stay. Perks you get to enjoy include free high speed Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and usage of personal lockers.
MET A Space Pod, 51 Boat Quay, Singapore 049840, +65 6635 2694, www.metaspacepod.com.sg
It's usually quite the bummer having to check out of a hotel room shortly after breakfast, but at Andaz Singapore, there’s the option not to. You can opt for a 36 hour stay at the hotel via Klook, a much longer duration than the usual one-night stay. Check-in begins at 9am, and you only need to check out by 9pm the next day, giving you ample time to rest and relax while enjoying the hotel’s facilities at a leisurely pace.
Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser St, Singapore 189354, +65 6408 1234, www.hyatt.com/andaz-singapore
If you love confined spaces and novel things, then spending a night or two at the Shipping Container Hotel is absolutely for you! It’s Singapore’s only movable and sustainable hotel, but the space offers you all the basic comforts that any other regular hotel would have — so you know you’re in good hands for sure! There’s even a gym (in a separate container) you can use if you’re in the mood for a workout.
Shipping Container Hotel, 73 Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore 139954, +65 6665 7500, www.shippingcontainerhotel.com
Game enthusiasts will no doubt enjoy a night at Lyf Style, a gaming-themed studio apartment at Lye Funan that's designed for the ultimate dusk-to-dawn gaming experience! The space comes equipped with a PlayStation game console, and guests can select up to four thrilling games when they check in. The room sleeps two guests, so you and your friend can battle it out all night long in a fun showdown!
Lyf Funan Singapore, 67 Hill St, Level 4 Funan Mall, Singapore 179370, +65 6970 2288, www.lyfbyascott.com
Wanna feel like you’re at a resort overseas? Then book a farm stay villa at Gardenasia, located by the Kranji Countryside. This secluded facility will be peaceful and quiet most hours of the day, and it’ll feel like you’re enjoying a getaway overseas since you’re far away from civilization. If you wish to make full use of the serenity, try unplugging for a bit and taking the time to explore the area while taking it slow.
Gardenasia Pte Ltd, 240 Neo Tiew Cres, Singapore 718898, +65 6898 9111, www.gardenasia.com
Spend the night on a yacht with your friends or family, where you guys can bond and have fun for hours on end! Besides island-hopping and swimming in the sea, everyone can also take part in water sports such as snorkelling and kayaking! Once it gets dark, enjoy a wonderful barbecue onboard before turning in for the night. The adventure doesn’t end there though. Come morning, you and the gang can watch the beautiful sunrise — a fitting end to a memorable staycation!
Yachtly, 11 Cove Dr, Singapore 098497, +65 8299 2678, www.yachtly.com.sg
If you wanna enjoy the outdoors without forgoing personal comfort, then glamping with your family or friends is an option you can consider! Klook offers glamping packages at East Coast Park, West Coast Park, and Pasir Ris Park, all of which come with a beautifully decorated and fully air-conditioned tent. You can thus spend the night enjoying the great outdoors in style and comfort!
Klook, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.klook.com
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