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10 staycation deals for the year-end festive period

Celebrate the holiday season by organising the staycation of your dreams.

Celeste Lim

Yogurt lover with a Spotify playlist for every mood.


Published: 11 November 2020, 10:31 AM

While some countries now allow visitors from Singapore, travel is mostly for business-related reasons. 

For those who want to get out of their house for a few days or just want to celebrate during the year-end festive period, consider organising a staycation at any of these 10 hotels with impressive packages.

1. Millennium Hotels

For those still on the fence about staying in a hotel during the COVID-19 pandemic, Millennium Hotels hopes to quell such fears with its ‘We Clean. We Care. We Welcome.’ package.

Under the package, Millennium Hotels has implemented 10 key hallmarks to ensure the safety of the guests in all its six hotels in Singapore. The hallmarks include distributing disinfection kits to guests and staff, and ensuring a high level of cleanliness and hygiene. 

 

One of their key hallmarks is ensuring that appropriate checks are conducted on arriving guests and employees. PHOTO CREDIT: MILLENNIUM HOTELS

 

The package also has a complimentary virtual wildlife experience with the animals from River Safari or Night Safari.

Rates start at $180 per night and My Millennium members get 10 per cent off.

2. Fairmont Singapore

Staycations are perfect for a much-needed respite and the experience can be made even more relaxing with a massage.

The ‘Spa-cation Offer’ at Fairmont Singapore provides an overnight stay in a selected accommodation, as well as a 60-minute aromatherapy relaxation massage for two.

 

The massages will be conducted at the hotel’s Willow Stream Spa. PHOTO CREDIT: FAIRMONT SINGAPORE

 

Rates start at $430 per night, including $150 of dining credits.

3. Orchard Rendezvous Hotel

Want to enjoy a romantic picnic, but don’t want the hassle of preparing for one? Orchard Rendezvous Hotel is offering a ‘Picnic Rendezvous’ package for two, complete with a selection of games and a professional photoshoot session.

To get to the picnic at the nearby Singapore Botanic Gardens, two-way limousine transport will be arranged.

 

The picnic session will last from 4pm to 6pm. PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/RENDEZVOUS HOTELS

 

The package also includes a one-night weekend stay in the hotel’s Club Room, complete with in-room breakfast and in-room light evening cocktails and canapés.

Rates start from $575 per night. 

4. Goodwood Park Hotel

For families with young children, Goodwood Park Hotel’s ‘Goodwood Family Staycation Package’ is ideal. 

The family getaway at its Deluxe Mayfair Room covers breakfast for two adults and two children who are six years and below, and a one-time serving of cookies with two servings of milk during turndown service.

 

Each room will receive one Goodwood Park Concierge Teddy Bear (left) or Spikey the Durian Mascot Teddy Bear (middle). PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL

 

Rates start at $288 per night and $198 per room per night for extension of stay.

5. Shangri-La Hotel

For the ultimate relaxing staycation, consider booking Shangri-La Hotel’s “Garden Wing Staycation” package. 

Guests will stay in the hotel’s garden wing, surrounded by 15 acres of open landscaped gardens.

The offer includes not only daily breakfast for two adults, but also a grilled platter and picnic basket.

Rates start at $365 per night.

 

Guests can choose to have their picnic in the gardens or in their hotel rooms.
PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/SHANGRI-LA HOTELS AND RESORTS

 

Alternatively, you can go for their “Couples Retreat Package”, which also has daily breakfast for two adults.

The package also comes with 50 per cent off a 60-minute couples massage at Chi, The Spa, 20 per cent off food and beverages in their dining outlets, and bespoke cocktails.

Rates start at $345 per night, including $50 of food and beverage dining credits.

6. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

“Glamping” has gotten popular over the years, but how about a “glampkation” at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel?

The ‘Family Glampkation Package’ has everything you and your little ones would want during a vacation – daily breakfast for up to two adults and two children, 20 per cent dining privileges at 15 Stamford by Alvin Leong and unlimited ice-cream for the children.

For a night in the hotel’s Stamford Suite or Grand Deluxe Room, rates start at $588.

 

The offer includes a decorated sleeping tent, up to two take-home sleeping bags and one tote bag filled with kids’ activities. PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/THE CAPITOL KEMPINSKI SINGAPORE

 

7. AMOY Hotel

For those seeking something a little different from the typical luxury vacations, consider the member-exclusive ‘Heritage Explorer’ package at AMOY Hotel.

The unique boutique hotel is surrounded by culture and heritage. The package aims to teach others about the area’s unique history.

 

The hotel, which is located near Chinatown MRT station, has Chinese heritage accents. PHOTO CREDIT: FAR EAST HOSPITALITY

 

The package consists of a private tour of the Fuk Tak Chi Museum, a personalised “Mural Walk” tour around the precinct and complimentary lychee or osmanthus tea jelly at the Tea Appreciation Workshop.

8. Resorts World Sentosa Hotels

To help bring in the festive cheer, Resorts World Sentosa has a few packages under its ‘Your Merry Escape’ promotions.

The ‘Merry Discovery for families’ package includes a stay in a deluxe room at either Equarius Hotel or Hotel Michael, S.E.A Aquarium tickets with free corndogs and face masks, and welcome gifts for up to two kids. Rates start at $388.

Or you can get the ‘Merry Adventures for families’ package, which has everything listed in the previous package, as well as Universal Studios Singapore tickets for two adults with free slushy and face masks. Rates start at $468.

 

Both packages provide two adult tickets to S.E.A Aquarium, which is famous for its 48m tunnel. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@KELLYLATIMER

 

9. Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa

Can’t bear to leave your pet behind on a staycation? You can bring your dog along with Amara Sanctuary’s ‘Pampered Paws’ package.

Guests – two adults and one dog – get to stay in the resort’s Courtyard Suite. The adults get to enjoy a breakfast buffet, while their dog will receive complimentary ‘Pampered Paws Fur Kid stay’ amenities.

 

Do note that the resort currently only accepts pets weighing below 7kg.
PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/AMARA SANCTUARY RESORTS SENTOSA

 

10. Mandarin Oriental

Explore Marina Bay in style during your vacation at Mandarin Oriental. 

With the ‘Relax and Ride’ package, guests get to ride a vintage Vespa sidecar. They get to receive additional benefits by joining Fans of M.O.

Rates start from $328 per night.

 

Zooming by on a vintage vehicle is a cool way to explore landmarks in Singapore. PHOTO CREDIT: MANDARIN ORIENTAL

 

While 2020 may not have been the best of years, you can still bid goodbye to it while having a fun and relaxing time!


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