Home of the mythical “merlion”, Singapore is a vibrant city known for its unique blend of culture, mixed architectures, and the crazy rich Asians, making it a perfect honeymoon destination.
Sandwiched between Malaysia to the North and Indonesia to the South, one can get lost observing the people and their ways of life, be immersed in the city’s rich street cuisine and be amazed by the many marvels of human creation. Beginning from its lifestyle airport to the spotless city, you’ll never run out of something to do in this little red dot of the Far East.
While there is no exact best time to visit Singapore, its year-round summer feels make it a go-to place for groups and even honeymooners. Couples who wish to relive their young self by going to theme parks at daytime and enjoy the sun and the sand for an afternoon date makes Singapore the perfect choice to spend those precious moments.
Where to Stay During a Singapore Honeymoon
Amidst its fast-paced life at daytime, this little country is home to the most relaxing and luxurious night places and hotels perfect for both honeymooners and family alike.
The Fullerton Bay Hotel
Framed in neo-classical pillars, the Fullerton is one of Singapore’s iconic building with architecture dated as old as 1928. The hotel faces the vast lake where the Merlion proudly stands is a symbol of Singapore’s luxurious tourism industry. This stunning 400-room hotel is the ultimate honeymoon place with suites and heritage overlooking the majestic Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer and the Clarke Quay. Enjoy the sounds and lights while staying at Singapore’s city center with your own chauffeur on Rolls Royce courtesy of the Fullerton.
1 Fullerton Square Singapore 049178
T: +65 6733 8388
W Singapore Sentosa Cove
The smell and feel of utmost luxury, the W Singapore is operated by the Marriot brand of hotel chains. Centrally located in the famous Sentosa Island, the hotel boast 240 rooms of suites with their own plunge pools. Find your way to the spa or soak into the sounds of the sea and wind at the nearby Sentosa island, Singapore’s ultimate paradise. Room priced at S$508 to S$688 for suites.
Address: 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374 Singapore
T: 65 6808 7288
One Farrer Hotel
The 5 star, One Farrer Hotel has 243 contemporary rooms, studios, apartments, suites and villas and is situated in one of Singapores historic districts. You will find 15 water and tropical gardens, several food options within the hotel, an Olympic sized swimming pool, two spa and fitness centers. Prices start at S$250 for a room to S$560 for a suite.
Address: 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Farrer Park, 217562 Singapore, Singapore
T: +65 6363 0101 F: +65 6705 7856 E: [email protected]
A 5-star hotel in central Bugis, the InterContinental’s reputation of elegance, service, and luxury is not to be missed when in Singapore. It’s a unique design of modern and classic Singapore shophouses, you do not need to leave your room to experience that Singapore vibe. Singapore’s Chinese signature dishes do come alive at the famous Man Fu Yuan! Suites room ranges from S$550 to S$680 of luxury.
Address: 80 MIDDLE ROAD, SINGAPORE 188966
T +65 63387600
TOLL-FREE 1800 787 1221
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa
Promising the sense of tranquility and peace perfect for a honeymoon getaway, the Sofitel Singapore at Sentosa Island offers the best view of the South China Sea, amazing sunsets and the top dining experiences. Each room embodies the luxury of western hotels while enjoying the beauty of the eastern culture. Suites, villas, and bungalow guests are provided the 5-star treatment all throughout. Rooms are priced at S$320 to S$1,774 for a two-bedroom villa.
Address: 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa 099891 Singapore
Tel: (65) 6708 8310; Fax: (65) 6275 0228
E-mail: [email protected]
Village Hotel Katong by Far East Hospitality
Transporting you to the good old glory of Singapore’s past, the village hotel provides a glimpse of the home of the Straits Chinese with the glorious Peranakan furniture perfectly adorning this modern hotel located in the middle of the historic Katong and Joo Chiat district. Honeymooners get the comfort and the luxury they need at the outdoor pool, fine dining experience. The amenities of the contemporary designed clubroom and suites make every stay a feel of a luxury home.
Address: 25 Marine Parade Singapore 449536
Hotel: +65 6344 2200 / Reservations: +65 6881 8888
Things to do During Your Honeymoon in Singapore
Experience the world’s first nocturnal zoo at this popular attraction. On board an exciting tram ride, you can get up close and personal with at least 1,000 animals as they hunt and frolic in this vast man-made habitat.
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
Ticket Price: S$47
Gardens by the Bay
A haven for plant and flower lovers, every part of this 101 hectare garden is Instagram worthy. Be amazed by the collection of cacti, orchids and a gazillion type of fern at this largest horticultural project. A walk at the OCBC deck does not only let you see the famous super-trees but will give you a glimpse of the Singapore skyline.
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore
Ticket Price: S$28
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Literally a ‘walk in the park’, this place is perfect for those zoned out moments surrounded by thousands of plant varieties. The world’s largest display of orchids is at the center of this paradise for those ‘flowery’ photos. For a picture-perfect honeymoon moment, grab a picnic basket before you go, take a nap under one of the hundred-year-old trees or join the relaxing tai chi exercise at 8 am, daily.
Address: 1 Cluny Road, Singapore
Ticket Price: Free
If you love seeing animals roaming free in their man-made but realistic habitat, then a visit to the Singapore zoo should be on your list. The zoo highlights the world’s first Orangutan roaming freely in this beautiful rainforest.
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, Singapore
Ticket Price: S$22
Marina Bay Sands Skypark
The country’s highest vantage point, the view at the Marina Bay Sands Skypark is simply breath-taking. Located on the hotel’s 57th floor, you can enjoy a view and a delightful meal in one of the restaurants, all overlooking the city. For that perfect atmosphere, set your visit after dark.
Address: Marina Bay Sands
Ticket Price: S$35
Shop on Orchard Road
Get ready to splurge your dollars in this 30-mile stretch shopping heaven. Orchard Road is home to the most exclusive brands and trendiest fashions in this small country. A walk along the busy shopping streets allows you to both enjoy local street food and the most unique and trendy architectures. Most popular shopping malls are ION Orchard, Paragon, Tangs and Takashimaya.
ION Orchard address: 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore
Ticket Price: Free
Ride the Singapore Flyer
This 30-minute ride will let you see nearby Indonesia and Malaysian peninsula while a breathtaking view of the iconic Marina Bay Sands on your way down. Fancy a romantic dinner on your honeymoon up in the air? You can upgrade your experience to enjoy the most exquisite dinner 43 stories high.
Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore
Ticket Price: S$33
Eat Your Way Around a Hawker Centre
Along with its multicultural environment, Singapore is proud of its rich food culture. Hawker centers are in every corner and they deliver almost homemade type of food in big portions. Feast on laksa, mee hon, and its signature dish, chicken rice.
Ticket Price: S$ 4.50 to S$10.00
Take a Singapore River Cruise by night
An easy but breezy way to enjoy the city is to hop on one of the bumboats along Clarke Quay. These boats traverse the only waterway this modern city has—the Singapore river and enjoy a charming view of the Merlion, the Fullerton Hotel, Esplanade Theater, Marina Bay South, Marina Bay, Boat Quay, and Clarke Quay. A night laser show cruise is also available to cap that memorable honeymoon night.
Address: Boat Quay, Clarke Quay
Ticket Price: S$38 with a laser show
Inside the large 101 hectare property of Gardens by the Bay sits two eggs-shaped domes housing the cloud forest and the flower dome. The cloud forest is home to lush vegetation including waterfalls inside a towering greenhouse. Stepping inside the forest brings you to a world so different from the city outside.
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
National Museum Singapore
Relive the reasons why Singapore remains to be a top tourist destination at the thousands of archives at the National Museum of Singapore. Be immersed by the vast collections of colonial history, the Japanese occupation, and even a more modern Singapore. An exploration of the many exhibitions will allow you to look at Singapore from a totally different perspective.
Address: 93 Stamford Rd
Price Ticket: S$15
Singapore Cable Car
A cable car joyride is best enjoyed with someone. The cable car offers a breathtaking view of the famous Sentosa Island and the main Singapore land from the peak of Mount Faber to the lively Siloso Beach spanning 5 kilometers of pure excitement as your cabin soars above the forest, skyscraper, the jungle, the sand and the sea.
National Museum of Singapore
Dating back to 1887, the National Museum of Singapore holds the key to unravel the secret of this modern and colorful city. It is a true piece of gem.
Address: 93 Stamford Road,Singapore 178897
Ticket Price: S$26
Spend a day at Sentosa Island
Nothing beats a relaxing time by the ocean, sending the worries away to the vast sea and caring less about the real world just a tram away. This and more is what Sentosa has to offer. Enjoy exhilarating rides at the many theme parks and cap the day by lazying around in one of the famous party places. Night water and light show are put up every day for everyone to enjoy.
Address: Sentosa Island
Ticket Price: Varies
Take a trip to Bintan Island
Carry your passport and get that perfect beach getaway at the nearby Bintan Island to enjoy pristine blue water and a tranquil environment without blowing your budget. To go to Bintan Island, take a ferry for 30 minutes from Tanah Merah Terminal near Changi Airport.
Address: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Rd, Singapore 498833
Ticket Price: S$54-S$77 round trip