Sometimes your soul just needs a little bit of R&R. Despite being the epicentre of vibing rooftop bars and nightclubs, award-winning restaurants and world-class shopping, Singapore is also the perfect place to unplug from the hustle and bustle of daily life and embrace your inner zen.
The garden city is awash with luxurious wellness hotels that will see you checking out as a brand-new person. For the ultimate wellness getaway, indulge in some serious ‘me time’ at these stunning hotels.
Oasia Resort Sentosa
Boasting 191 idyllic rooms set to a tropical backdrop of Sentosa, Oasia Resort Sentosa is the kind of restorative resort where you check in feeling one way and check out feeling entirely different—guests actually receive a wellness journal and self-care checklist upon arrival. Experience a collection of all-rounded treatments to relieve tension in your body and mind from your daily grind, leaving you feeling nourished from the inside out. Expect unforgettable treatments like lush facials and guided meditation workshops. Or try their Oasia Signature Massage which uses a blend of Asian techniques such as Thai, Gua Sha and Shiatsu to help you relax.
Nestled in the heart of greenery-strewn Sentosa, Capella Singapore is the wellness nirvana you’ve been searching for. Encouraging all guests to ‘press pause’ on their arrival, here it’s all about nourishing the body and mind, naturally and holistically. Housed in two restored colonial bungalows dating back to the 1880s, the resort oozes zen.
Sitting amongst the lush rainforest you’ll find Auriga Spa, the perfect cocoon to rest and rejuvenate. Here the approach to wellness is based on the cycles of the moon, combining traditional techniques with organic, natural ingredients crafted to soothe the senses. There are nine treatment rooms (including three couple suites), a herbal steam room, a vitality pool and an ice fountain. Opt for the Auriga Signature Moon Ritual, which includes a body scrub, body wrap, massage and facial treatment, all aligned with the current lunar phase.
Give your mind, body and soul an overhaul at the Fairmont Singapore. Start your day with a session at the Fitness Centre decked out with state-of-the-art equipment and a wellness studio. Then work up a sweat on one of the hotel’s six tennis courts (two grass and four clay), before cooling off with a dip in the sprawling circular pools (there are two of them to choose from). Perched up high on the eighth floor, fringed by sun lounges and clusters of palm trees, the tranquil space is miles away from the electric city life below. Post swim, grab a fresh salad and smoothie from pool restaurant, The Eight before heading to Willow Stream Spa. The urban hideaway combines east and west philosophies for the ultimate relaxing experience. There are 23 treatment rooms (plus two couple retreats), for dreamy massages and facials. Get the best of everything the spa offers with their four-and-a-half-hour Detoxifying Spa Day. It includes a one-hour personal training session, thermal mineral bath, spirulina detox body wrap, aromatherapy massage, express facial and lunch. Total bliss.
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay
If you like to take your holiday with a side of fitness, the stunning PARKROYAL COLLECTION at Marina Bay will be right up your alley. Equally dedicated to sustainability and wellbeing, the contemporary resort-style hotel boasts a state-of-the-art fitness centre with an energising spin class studio and lush, mineral water swimming pool. Plus, it’s Singapore’s first hotel to have an urban garden featuring a four-storey-high sky bridge and a 13-metre green wall. If your type of wellbeing is a little less sweating up a storm and more like a revitalising massage followed by poolside, the PARKROYAL COLLECTION at Marina Bay delivers. Be sure to hit up the St Gregory Spa and sprawl out in the sunshine on the rooftop—it’s the perfect place to bliss out and rejuvenate.
The Westin Singapore
With all rooms at the Westin Singapore located on the 33rd floor and up—you’ll sleep like a baby in their cloud-like beds, high above the vibing city below. No seriously, The Westin is famous for their trademarked Heavenly Beds. We’re talking layers of satin sheets, lavender balm on your bedside table and a sleep menu curated with nourishing snacks designed for getting the best zzzs. The suites here also come with rainforest showers and freestanding marble tubs—perfect for winding down in with a glass of bubbles in hand. Should you manage to tear yourself away from your luxe digs, soak up some sunshine at the outdoor infinity pool on the corner of the 35th floor of the hotel. Offering sweeping views over Singapore’s neon-soaked south coast, float in the crystal clear waters, recline on one of the submerged sunbeds or curl up with a good book on the chaise lounges.
The Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore
Perched on the edge of Marina Bay, the rooms at The Ritz Carlton have serious wow factor. We’re talking giant marble bathtubs with views over Kallang River, plush beds that you’ll sink right into and a chic muted colour palette. When you tear yourself away from your room—that’s not going to be easy—saunter on over to the spa, one of the first La Mer hotel spas in Asia Pacific focused solely on wellness and beauty. Inspired by the ocean, indulge in signature treatments like the La Mer Miracle Broth facial and a Cello Concerto, a massage synchronised to the music of a live cellist—it doesn’t get more boujee than that! Post-treatment, relax in a private cabana by the 25-metre lap pool. The serene paradise is encased in greenery with a three-tiered timber deck and most importantly—a bar—so you can sip a cocktail.
Dusit Thani Laguna
If you’re looking to indulge in a little luxury on your next vacay, be sure to secure a room at Dusit Thani Laguna. A plush urban golf resort delivering the ultimate service, the team here pledges to “deliver an experience that enlivens the individual spirit, no matter the journey”—sounds enticing. Just a 10-minute drive from Changi Airport, the hotel really dials up the wow factor with three tennis courts, a putting green, a 369-square-metre indoor gym, a Thai-inspired spa and sauna, plus a stunning, opulent outdoor swimming pool.
From massages and facials to meditation classes and sun-soaked days spent by the pool there are wellness experiences aplenty in Singapore. For more info, head to Singapore Tourism.
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