Your nine months of patient anticipation are almost over. Baby showers are part of the pregnancy plan to stay social, eat sweets, and look pretty! Celebrate your upcoming bundle of joy with your nearest and dearest at these awesome, unique baby shower venues in Singapore.
Let's get fancy at tea time! Put on your posh frock (white gloves optional) and be prepared for a world of miniature food, freshly brewed tea, and possibly a glass of refreshing champagne. High tea often offers international and local delights. There are plenty of lovely hotels and shops to choose from depending on your budget.
Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road, Singapore, +65 6412 1816, www.raffles.com/singapore/dining/tiffin-room/
Halia, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Garden, Singapore, +65 8444 1148, www.thehalia.com/
Arteastiq Boutique Tea House, Mandarin Gallery, #04-14/15, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867, +65 6235 8370, www.arteastiq.com
Grab some popcorn and a few pairs of 3D glasses and head to the cinema! For something a bit different, why not go gold class at Golden Village, where you can relax in a chair that’s as comfy as your bed and enjoy being served by waiters! Simply order from your sea, and in a few minutes, your goodies will arrive. Snuggle under their cozy blankets and enjoy a chick flick.
Golden Village, www.gv.com.sg
There are so many wonderful places to get a spot of pampering. Whether it’s a mani/pedi party or a full day of massages, scrubs and wraps, there are lots of options to suit all budgets. There are even a handful of spas which specialize in pre and postnatal treatments.
Beauty Mums & Babies: Specializing in prenatal massage and treatments.
Capella: Book the Baby Moon Experience for the ultimate pampering package.
Babies Bellies: Tailored massage and spa services for mommies-to-be and new moms?.
Spa @ Loewen Gardens: Mother-to-be-Retreat for pregnancy.
Island Cruise, www.islandcruise.com.sg/
Skip the stuffiness of a garden party and go for something more laid-back - a picnic in the park is one easy, breezy option. Get a cute basket, a nice blanket, some pretty disposable cutlery, your favorite treats, and a bottle of sunblock for an afternoon of chit chat on the grass! There are some beautiful parks in this garden city including the Botanic Gardens, Gardens By The Bay, Marina Barrage and Mount Faber.
National Parks, https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature
You don’t need to jump on a plane to enjoy the beach in Sing City. There are a few places you can go to find white, soft sand and plenty of beach bars. Sentosa has a strip of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes. Tanjong Beach Club on a Saturday is great for families, while on Sundays, it's party time! Coastes is perfect for listening to jazz with a cold drink on Friday nights.
Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore, +65 9750 5323, www.tanjongbeachclub.com
Coastes, 50 Siloso Beach Walk, #01-05, Sentosa Island, Singapore, +65 6274 9668, www.coastes.com
You’ve got a bun in the oven and you’re ready to get baking - cookies and cupcakes that is! Get your girls together for an afternoon of sweet treats, which you’ll be making together and afterwards, devouring together, too! Choose your favorite recipe and get everyone involved! There are plenty of places that offer group classes including Expat Kitchen and The Pantry Cookery School.
Expat Kitchen, 9 Norris Road, #02-01, Little India, Singapore, +65 6299 4221, www.expat-kitchen.com
The Pantry Cookery School, The Pantry Cookery School, 75 Loewen Road, Singapore, +65 6474 0441, www.facebook.com/thepantry.sg
If it’s one thing Singapore does well, it’s brunch. Champagne brunches are popular when celebrating big occasions here. Head to one of the many five star hotels for some bubbly, cocktails and a vast selection of dishes. If you’re looking for a more budget friendly option, O’Comptior and O'Batignolles are two lovely French restaurants that have hearty dishes and cooling drinks.
O'Batignolles, 2 Gemmill Lane, Singapore, +65 6438 3913, http://obatignolles.com/
O’Comptior, 79 Circular Road, Singapore, +65 6534 7645, www.facebook.com/OComptoirSG/
Decide on the theme of your nursery, then have your guests create masterpieces to decorate the walls. Whether it’s farm animals, outer space or super heroes, pick one subject and have each of your pals paint something meaningful that you and your child can cherish forever. You can even restrict the colors they use (think pastels or bright primary colors) to tie the artworks together.
My Art Space, Istana Park, 31 Orchard Road, Singapore, +65 9757 4782, http://myartspace.com.sg/
100+ Activities To Do With Babies, Toddlers, Kids, Teens In Singapore