Your complexion is glowing and your baby bump is growing. But you’re so done with morning sickness and stressing over which baby stroller to buy. The thought of the end of your honeymoon and the beginning of parenthood is also daunting — this applies to Daddy-to-be too. Why not play out your final fantasies as a twosome before baby’s arrival? We say an ultra pampering and romantic staycation in lieu of your thwarted overseas babymoon is surely what the obgyn ordered!
1. Capella Singapore
With Sentosa being the closest thing to ‘overseas’ at the moment, how about a couple’s getaway at Capella Singapore? Choose from generous rooms, suites, and villas set in 30 acres of lush rainforest fringed by the South China Sea. Take a dip in the tranquil adults-only pool or relax in your in-room Jacuzzi. Want a candlelit dinner on your balcony? Or a romantic picnic in the lush grounds? Speak to your personal Capella Culturist to customise the most idyllic babymoon for you.
Pamper yourself with the three-night Perfect Time for Two (from $1,070) package. It’s a rejuvenating spa retreat featuring a 60-minute session for two at the award-winning Auriga Spa. The Prenatal Massage promises a blissful session to help alleviate muscle tension — say goodbye to aching backs and tired legs! You’ll also enjoy sumptuous daily breakfast and a wide range of complimentary guest services and resort activities throughout your stay.
Where 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island
2. W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
Alternatively, check in to W Singapore – Sentosa Cove for a restful — or if you prefer, exciting — pre-baby escape. From Wonderful to Extreme WOW, all guest rooms and suites feature custom-made furnishings, vibrant accents, and W’s signature amenities. For starters, prepare to sink into the famed W bed, a luxurious ensemble with feather-top mattress and goose-down comforter.
Search out your inner zen with a Wellness Escape (from $689) before embarking on the rollercoaster journey that is parenthood. It includes a Surprise Detox welcome, complimentary spa treatments, yoga sessions and more. Or bask in babymoon bliss and live it up with Suite Temptations (from $849). Take your pick of suites, with options offering everything from endless marina views to hidden pockets of peace. You’ll also enjoy complimentary access to AWAY Spa facilities, and $100 F&B credit. Both packages include daily breakfast for two and the hotel’s signature Whatever/Whenever service — whatever you want, whenever you want it.
Where 21 Ocean Way, Sentosa Island
3. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore
Prefer a luxurious lovers’ escape on the mainland? Then head to The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. Years of thoughtful restoration of the historic Capitol Building and Stamford House has romance practically oozing out of every nook and cranny. Contemporary elegance and bespoke service (meet the Lady in Red!) match the heritage architecture to perfection, ensuring you have a memorable stay.
How does a Romantic Epicurean Soiree (from $788) sound? Set the mood with Champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries. Then indulge in a gastronomic experience with a five-course dinner at 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung, inclusive of aperitifs. The next morning, wake up to breakfast served in-room. The package further offers a 20 per cent dining discount at restaurants at Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski.
Where 15 Stamford Road
4. The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Another hotel in the Civic District that’s steeped in history and overflowing with romance is The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Whatever package or room type you choose, you’ll definitely be enjoying the good life. You could Dine and Unwind at the Balcony (from $425), complete with limo ride, bubble bath, 50 per cent off spa treatments, and Straits Club privileges. Further customise your stay with your choice of gourmet menus served to you on your very own balcony.
If a hotel room is too ordinary, how about a luxury tent at the peak of Singapore’s 71st National Monument? Glamping Under the Stars (from $680) lets you stargaze from the Lighthouse Rooftop (plus a guestroom for bathroom facilities). You also get a bottle of Champagne, a complimentary Uno Card Game, and two Fullerton Bears to keep you company! Both packages come with Straits Club privileges including daily Chandon breakfast.
Where 1 Fullerton Square
5. Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore
How about a romantic babymoon getaway complete with hallmark Thai hospitality? No, we don’t recommend a flight north, but rather, a sojourn to the ‘far east’ of Singapore! Situated within the grounds of the Laguna National Golf and Country Club is luxury urban resort Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore. Tastefully furnished rooms overlook the lush green sanctuary, making you forget where you are. Ready to practise your “Sawadee ka”?
Spend some quality time cementing the foundation of your coupledom before parenthood takes centrestage. The highlight of the Love is in the Air (from $630) package is a couples’ spa session at Devarana Wellness. Choose from the Therapeutic Massage or Body Balancing Massage for 45 minutes of healing and pampering. You’ll also indulge in a three-course dinner, a bottle of Prosecco, and breakfast for two.
Where 11 Laguna Golf Green
6. Duxton Reserve Singapore, Autograph Collection
Looking for a sophisticated babymoon brimming with originality and exclusivity? This 49-guestroom boutique hotel housed in sustainably restored 19th-century shophouses in the Tanjong Pagar district should do the trick. Be greeted by large theatrical golden fans and Oriental screens as you step into the lobby of Duxton Reserve Singapore. Bond Girl turned acclaimed interior designer Anouska Hempel is the brainchild behind its eclectic aesthetics.
Lovey-dovey parents-to-be checking in to Experience Romance with Maison 21G (from $779) will find a bottle of Rosé and chocolate covered strawberries awaiting your arrival. Then meet with your Private Love Atelier with Maison 21G for a 90-minute perfume workshop. You’ll get to create three full-size fragrances to mark the memorable occasion. The package also includes a la carte breakfast for two.
Where 83 Duxton Road
7. Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore
Also set in the urban jungle of Tanjong Pagar, Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore stands out with its verdant green façade. This massive vertical forest, alternating 30-metre-high sky gardens, and sleek architecture form an eco-friendly tropical skyscraper on the surface. Inside, a wellness retreat beckons guests to recharge, refuel, and refresh — perfect for a romantic staycation and babymoon.
Soothe any ruffled mama hen feathers with the Weekend TWOgether Package (from $888), a 3D2N wellness weekend Club Room hideaway. Perks include breakfast for two, Club Lounge privileges, slow-pressed wellness juices, and fitness activities. Then for the ultimate sky-high dining experience, you’ll be whisked off to Stellar at 1-Altitude for a four-course dinner and glass of Prosecco.
Where 100 Peck Seah Street
Prices (before taxes), inclusions, and availability are subject to change. Please check with the respective hotels for the latest information.
Featured image: The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore