The past year was indeed a difficult one for the world. The pandemic restricted our movements in the interest of safety, travel was a strict ‘No!’ and wanderlust took a back seat. If there were any holiday plans made for 2021, those seem to have gone out of the window given the travel restrictions in place.
But there’s still hope for those who are willing to consider taking a staycation.
Instead of following through with that risky travel plan, make the most of the upcoming March holidays and book leisure-filled few days at some of the most luxurious hotels. In fact, we’ve identified the top eight spots for family staycation Singapore has to offer. So go out and indulge in a bit of TLC.
Best Spots For Family Staycation Singapore Has To Offer
1. The Barracks Hotel Sentosa
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Old world charm coupled with a breathtaking view of the sea, The Barracks Hotel Sentosa sets up the mood quite well for a staycation for a couple.
Sip on the mimosas while relaxing around the many pools, or enjoy at the fine-dine restaurants in the property.
You can also participate in several recreational workshops that are conducted at the hotel, or go back in time with the Colonial Charm Tour and discover the former British military barracks around Singapore built in the 1800s-1900s.
For those looking to get away from the bustling city life, The Barracks Hotel Sentosa makes for an ideal staycation.
2. Orchard Rendezvous Hotel
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If you are looking to spend some leisure time with the family, the Orchard Rendezvous Hotel should definitely be on your consideration list.
The hotel offers large family rooms and even a family suite to accommodate different family sizes. Guests can request board games to play for that family time through the day, while a lobby bar and a club lounge will keep you entertained in the evening.
There’s also an outdoor swimming pool for you to enjoy a relaxing dip.
3. Village Hotel Changi
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Nestled in the Changi Village on the eastern side of Singapore, Village Hotel Changi can make for an adventurous staycation with lots of outdoor activities to offer for a family staycation.
Explore the last “kampung” of Singapore and check out the rich flora and fauna at Pulau Ubin. You also have the option to rent some bikes and explore the village through its small roads and by-lanes.
4. The St. Regis Singapore
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The St. Regis hotels offer some of the most exquisite stays globally and the one in Singapore is worth swooning over. The property is well located within the city and gives a beautiful view of its bustling nature.
It’s also minutes away from the Singapore Botanic Gardens as well as the Orchard shopping district.
If you are looking to spend time indoors, choose from the many spas and dining options that the hotel has to offer.
5. Mandarin Oriental Singapore
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For those looking at an engaging staycation, Mandarin Oriental Singapore is offering a variety of activities, especially for the March holidays.
Choose from the many packages the hotel has to offer and get complimentary tickets to the ArtScience Museum or Kiztopia for four.
Guests also have the option for a late check-out at 6 pm. Make sure to check with the hotels for the different packages that suit your need.
6. The Warehouse Hotel
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If you are looking at something that’s luxurious yet grounded, you need to head to the stunning The Warehouse Hotel. Located in River Valley, the hotel has a rustic charm and makes for an exceptional backdrop in pictures. Enough to fire up your Instagram followers.
At the same time, the hotel is located close to fine dine Esora restaurant, the STPI contemporary art gallery, as well as the Tiong Bahru market.
If you don’t plan to leave the property, make sure to dine at the hotel’s flagship restaurant Po that serves local and Peranakan cuisines.
7. Fairmont Singapore
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If you want a different view of the city, head to Fairmont Singapore for a staycation. The hotel has several packages on offer for the March holidays including special activities for children.
This includes the Singapore heritage Staycation, a Pawcation, a Spa-cation, a Mumcation, Glampcation and a classic family journey through time.
Packages also include tickets to the Orient Express Exhibition, as well as a Special Orient Express Cocktails at Anti:Dote. If you are looking at a quick all-girls trip, this might just be what you are looking for.
8. The Westin Singapore
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For those wanting a breathtaking view of the Singapore skyline, The Westin Singapore needs to be on your list for a staycation during the holidays.
The hotel is located strategically between Marina Bay and Chinatown, and the rooms offer a panoramic view of the city.
The hotel offers several spa and fitness centres to choose from with a number of packages. And for those looking at dining options, make sure to head to Cook & Brew and Season Tastes to explore the different cuisines they have to offer.