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10 Experiences And Staycation Gifts In Singapore

If you can’t seem to think of gift ideas that might top the Christmas presents you gave last year, maybe a change in direction is what you need! Instead of predictable, tangible gifts, perhaps purchasing a memorable experience for your gift recipients could work as a unique alternative. Keep scrolling for an inspiring list of options for the best experiences and staycation gifts this Christmas!

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  • Bee Amazed Garden Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Learn About Bees At Bee Amazed Garden

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    An activity for all ages, a tour at local bee farm Bee Amazed Garden will allow your gift recipient the chance to learn a whole lot about bees, including bee behavior and their honeycomb-building processes! Participants even get to suit up and harvest honey during the tour before getting a chance to taste locally-created honey.

    Family Day Out At Bee Amazed Garden, Click Here

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Staycaytion At Ocean Suite At Resorts World Sentosa

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    If you’re looking for a unique experience, this wonderful experience might just be a perfect Christmas present to your family. Book the ocean suite for a night and get an amazing view of the aquarium’s main tank from the bedroom itself. Your kids will surely be fascinated by the beauty of the view, and they can spend all night watching different sea creatures swim by! Join them in waving to sharks and manta rays as they sit and gaze at the varying species within the S.E.A Aquarium's main tank. This will be a truly memorable experience for both adults and kids, and is a worthwhile gift for Christmas.

    Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/ocean-suite

  • Salt Light Archery Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Salt & Light Archery At Punggol And West Coast

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    Gift your loved one an archery experience at Salt & Light Archery! Here, family members of all ages (from children to seniors) can participate in the fun together! If you guys are beginners, either a Try-Out session or a 1 Hour Guided Funshoot is recommended. They’ve also got a Basic Archery Course (Recurve) that participants can sign up for if they decide to pick up this skill long-term.

    Salt & Light Archery, 2A Clementi Rd, Singapore 129803 (West Coast) and 9 Sentul Cres, #01-04, Singapore 828654 (Punggol), www.slarchery.sg

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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    If your gift recipient loves water activities, this might be a really good gift for them! The stand up paddle boarding (SUP) experience offered at Klook includes either paddling to Lazarus Island from Sentosa or the SUPer Splashing Fun package that’s recommended for beginners. Whichever one you pick, your gift recipient is guaranteed a really fun time under the sun!

    Singapore SUP Experience via Klook, Click Here

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Secret Bar Taylor Adam

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    Got a friend who loves a fun night out with gal pals? Treat them to some drinks at Taylor Adam, a secret bar located in the heart of the Central Business District. The shop front is so discreet it literally looks as if the unit houses a bespoke tailor, but once you push open the door you'll realize that it's actually the entrance to a rather snazzy bar. Your friend will surely love the surprise element, and will be more than glad that you'll be covering the tab for them as a Christmas gift!

    Taylor Adam, 1 Raffles Pl, #01-03, Singapore 048616, www.facebook.com/tayloradam.sg

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Aerial Yoga At Mindful Space

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    Activities like yoga are more fun when done together, and you can gift a friend an aerial yoga experience at Mindful Space while joining them as well. The best part is that their classes also cater to kids, so if your friend has a little one they want to bring along to the session, they actually can! During the class you guys will be able to practise mindfulness while doing yoga off the ground, a unique experience that trains your hand-eye-foot coordination. For children, it also builds their sense of confidence and shows them what they can achieve with their little bodies!

    Mindful Space, 10 Winstedt Rd, block A, 02-02, Singapore 227977, www.mindfulspace.com.sg

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Decorate Your Own Bento At Galore Bake Studio

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    Get your family and friends a special gift by gifting them an experience at Galore Bake Studio! They're the first ever baking studio that's hosting DIY Bento Cake Decorating Workshops, an easy but fun workshop that kids and adults alike will enjoy. Your gift receiver will get the chance to put their creative skills to the test at the workshop, coming up with their own customized designs and then using colorful icing to draw what they have in mind on their bento cake. Oh, and the cakes are also vegan-friendly!

    Galore Bake Studio, 371 Beach Road (City Gate Mall, B1, #70, Singapore 199597, www.galorebakestudio.com

  • Restaurant Absurdities Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Immersive Dining Experience At Restaurant Absurdities

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    You won’t even know what you’ve signed up for when making a reservation at Absurdities! They keep all the details a surprise, and all you’re promised is wacky food and an interactive dining experience. But we’ll let you in on a secret; this dinner experience is like no other, and you’ll be taken for a fascinating ride through a bunch of phenomenally decorated settings while devouring a diverse range of Omakase dishes. By the end of it, your bellies will be full and you’ll be in awe of the entire multi sensory experience.

    Restaurant Absurdities, 311 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208970, +65 8952 9300, www.absurdities.com.sg

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: PADI Open Water Diver At S.E.A. Aquarium

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    Know someone who loves the open water but isn’t certified to go on diving trips yet? Sign them up for the PADI Open Water Diver, one of the world’s most recognized Scuba diving certifications. Here, they’ll get to learn diving right in the Open Ocean Habitat surrounded by 40,000 marine animals — what a dream! There’s no better way to pick up diving, and no better gift for someone special who has a deep love for water activities or sea creatures.

    PADI Open Water Diver At S.E.A. Aquarium, Click Here

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Tranquil Staycation At Gardenasia

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    If you know of someone who wishes to escape the hustle and bustle of city life this Christmas, gift them a staycation at Gardenasia. It's a farm stay villa that's located by the Kranji Countryside, pretty far away from the city and any busy activities. This secluded facility is peaceful and tranquil most hours of the day, perfect for anyone who needs a breather during the holiday season. They can unplug from their gadgets and bask in the lovely feeling of a quiet, stress-free weekend with their friends and family (or even with you!), spending quality time together with loved ones.

    Gardenasia, 240 Neo Tiew Cres, Singapore 718898, www.gardenasia.com

  • Bungy Jump Skypark AJ Hackett Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Bungy Jump at Skypark By AJ Hackett

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    If the person you’re gifting is an adrenaline junkie at heart, a thrilling bungy jump experience should make for quite an exciting gift! This 47m bungy jumping spot also stands above stunning scenery, so they’ll be able to enjoy the view on the way up and down! To make the experience a truly memorable one, join in the fun and book yourself a slot as well so you can both take the leap together!

    Skypark By AJ Hackett, 30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore, +65 6911 3070, www.skyparkglobal.com

  • Duxton Reserve Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Staycation At Duxton Reserve Singapore

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    If you want to pamper your loved one during the holiday season, take them to a staycaytion at Duxton Reserve Singapore! It’s a luxe boutique hotel (and oh so beautiful!) that was revamped during circuit breaker a couple of years ago. All rooms are designed differently, but each and every one of them looks really polished and gorgeous. Whoever you gift this staycation to will have a wonderful time relaxing in the this posh hotel.

    Duxton Reserve Singapore, 83 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089540, +65 6914 1428, www.duxtonreserve.com

  • Splat Paint House Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Play With Paints At Splat Paint House

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    An activity that kids and adults can enjoy together, playing with paint at Splat Paint House allows room for a lot of creativity while creating your very own masterpiece! Participants will be dressed in disposable raincoats as they have fun filling up their canvases, and there's also a short briefing before the session where the hosts will introduce some techniques that you can follow.

    Splat Paint House, 207a Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574346, +65 8882 0839, www.splatpainthouse.com

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Up Close And Personal With Animals At Night Safari

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    Treat the family to a visit at the Night Safari, where they've got a feeding program that everyone can take part in. For a contribution fee of SG$10, you guys can feed the Night Safari’s Indian Rhinos, and the money goes to conservation efforts in Singapore and South East Asia. You’ll also be able to interact with their animal care team to learn more about the animals and what they do at work. It'll be a memorable experience for the family and a nice gift for Christmas!

    Night Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826, www.mandai.com/night-safari

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Private Dining At Primateve

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    Looking for the perfect present for a group of friends? Why not treat them to a home dining experience at Primateve? There, the group of you will get to enjoy a three-hour gastronomic journey that starts with a short foraging session of wild edible plants. Imagine how fun that'll be when done with your closest pals! The lot of you will also be taught how to create Thai seafood dishes using local seafood and the plants you foraged. While you guys sit down and enjoy your scrumptious meal, you can chit chat and soak in the festive atmosphere. Dessert is an assortment of traditional Thai desserts to ensure you end the dinner on a sweet note!

    Primateve, www.seeksophie.com/private-dining

  • BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Open Ocean Dive At S.E.A. Aquarium

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    This one’s pretty unique, and will be a truly lovely gift for someone who loves sea creatures! They’ll get to descend up to 12 meters in the Open Ocean habitat at the S.E.A. Aquarium, all while getting up close and personal with fishes and majestic manta rays! However, one thing this beautiful experience requires beforehand is a SCUBA-certification. If you’re not yet SCUBA-certified, read on to our next point!

    Open Ocean Dive at S.E.A. Aquarium, Click Here

  • Lloyds Inn Singapore

    BEST GIFT EXPERIENCES IN SINGAPORE: Staycation At Lloyd’s Inn

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    Lloyd’s Inn is perfect for a staycation experience if your gift recipient is in need of some serious rest and relaxation. The minimalistic room decor is easy on the eyes and completely soothing, and when coupled with the quiet compound makes the whole experience a lovely break from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

    Lloyd’s Inn, 2 Lloyd Rd, Singapore 239091, +65 6737 7309, www.lloydsinn.com

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