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7 Awesome Staycations for Families to Play and Learn in 2022

Vaccinated Travel Lanes may be opening up across the world but you may not be comfortable bringing your little ones on flights and across borders. In addition there are also extra (and often hefty) costs to consider. Furthermore, the fear of getting sick overseas can also be a deterrent. If that’s the case, these fun and fabulous family staycations can help slake some of that travel lust… for a while at least! 

Cosy up with Hello Kitty at Fairmont Singapore

Hello! If cosying up with Sanrio’s most lovable feline gives you purrrfect feels, this Hello Kitty themed staycation at Fairmont Singapore will be right up your alley! Fans who stay can bring home exclusive Hello Kitty collectibles such as a limited-edition cushion, a Hello Kitty branded towel, mug, face mask and bowl as well as Hello Kitty cookies. Other treats include Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel drawstring bag, a cute door hanger featuring the duo, and a folder. Breakfast for two adults and two children is included, as well as one complimentary extra bed per room for children 12 years old and below.

From $418++ for stays from 1 March 2022 to 30 April 2022. More details here.

Stay Wild! with Madagascar stars at RWS 

Image: Resorts World Sentosa

Rest and recharge with a luxurious overnight stay at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) after a day of moving and grooving with Madagascar’s beloved stars at Universal Studios Singapore. The 2D1N Stay Wild! Package includes a specially curated experience at Universal Studios Singapore, Madagascar merchandise, and a night’s stay at the eco-luxurious Equarius Hotel, or at Hotel Michael. Stays also include breakfast for two, tickets to USS, a photo-op with Madagascar characters, limited edition Madagascar merch, and USS vouchers.  

From $415++. Book now and stay between 10 and 27 March 2022. More details here.

Experience Augmented Reality in Space at Grand Park City Hall

Why travel the world when you can travel into space? Grand Park City Hall opens its doors again this month with  ‘A Space Odyssey’, the first-ever Augmented Reality space-themed staycation in Singapore! Using the hotel’s exclusive mobile app, kids can put on their virtual space suits and complete astronaut missions to mine resources from planets in the solar system, and even create their own galaxies.

In addition, bookings from now till 30 June 2022 come with perks such as a specially curated Space Kit, and a galaxy-themed dessert. Furthermore, families who book rooms with this promotion will be able to redeem a 20% discount on a specially created 3-Course Galaxy Kid’s Menu (for children 12 years old and under).

From $269++ per night for stays from 12 March to 30 June 2022. More details here.

(See also: Grand Park City Hall has the most Fabulous Family Rooms and Stylish Suites in the Civic District (Review))

Try Premium Family Rooms at the new Hilton Singapore Orchard

Staying in a brand new property is always nice, and the newest kid on the Orchard Road block, Hilton Singapore Orchard, is now open, with some family-friendly features that we think you’ll love. Firstly, kids get their own dedicated check-in, and receive amenities such as child-sized slippers, bathrobe, and a mini backpack (for children aged 2 to 10 years old). Secondly, kids aged 5 and under dine for free, and children aged 12 and under enjoy 50% off adult prices. Thirdly, a ‘Confirmed Connecting Rooms’ system means that families can easily book two connected rooms so everyone is close by.

Alternatively, there’s a Premium Family Room (pictured above) with extra space and a convertible sofa bed. Finally, if mum and dad are tempted by the delights of our most famous shopping street, the hotel provides certified babysitting services from $20 per hour with a minimum charge of three hours.

From $329++ per night. More details here.

Go Glamping at the Fullerton Hotel

It’s tough but unless you can do both, you’ll have to choose between a Fun-tastic Family staycation and a Family Glamping Package at The Fullerton Singapore this March. The former includes a suite of specially-tailored activities for the entire family with special children’s amenities including ice cream passes and colouring activity sets, and a family trip around the precinct with exclusive Fullerton tours. Kids can also bring home a 20cm Lion’s Pride Merlion Art Statue which comes with a set of 18 beautiful Crayola washable paints and brush kit, perfect for art, play and craft!

With the latter, kids get to bed down under the ‘stars’ in a tent with their own take-home sleeping bags, receive amenities such as bathrobes, slippers, and a Fullerton bear, and go on a complimentary Fullerton Heritage Tour. 

No matter which stay you book, all young guests aged 5 to 10 years old at The Fullerton Hotel are welcome to join in Fullerton Kids Club activities such as farm tours and heritage tours. All the better for mum and dad to enjoy some much-needed rest, huh? 

(See also: Glamping with Ritz Kids Night Safari Adventures at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore)

Have a Luxe Getaway at St Regis

Image: St Regis Singapore Facebook

Stay with a foot in each of Singapore’s best postcodes – Singapore Botanic Gardens and Orchard Road – and explore both to your heart’s content! This getaway for two adults and two children comes with breakfast, $100 hotel credits (per day!) as well as late check-out at 4pm (so the kids don’t have to miss their naps). Furthermore, there’s no need to pack everything but the kitchen sink as most baby paraphernalia can be provided, from wipes, shampoo, body lotion, talcum powder, baby bathtubs, milk bottle warmers, bottle sterilisers, baby cribs, highchairs, children’s potty, to changing mats. Strollers (subject to availability upon request) can be borrowed too!

From $609++ per night for stays till 30 June 2022. More details here.

Explore Urban Jungle Suites at Pan Pacific Singapore 

Roar into the holidays at Pan Pacific Singapore’s new Urban Jungle Suites for families! These boast a spacious 79sqm of amenities that’ll thrill everyone, young and the young-at-heart. Parents have a sleek separate sleeping area, while kids get to nod off in a jungle-themed room of their own. What’s more, it comes with an inflatable rocking hippo, a teepee and a treehouse bunk bed – how fun! Little ones also get a welcome amenity, an Urban Jungle Survival Pack, and bath toys. 

The Urban Jungle Adventure Package also offers private access to the Urban Jungle cabana by the pool with Kiztopia floats. Chill out with more fun at Kiztopia in Marina Square, Singapore’s largest indoor playground, as tickets for three hours’ access is included too. End the day with the most adorable edibles curated just for little ones. They’re too cute; we can’t decide between the picnic set (SGD59 each, 11am – 6pm) and the campfire set  (SGD 59 each, 6pm – 9pm)!

P/S: Don’t forget to visit the hotel’s very first indoor children’s play area, the Urban Jungle Village. Created in consultation with kids’ play experts, this wonderland for young ones features seven activity zones that encourage thinking, learning, and creativity as kids play.

From $820 per night for two adults and two children. More details here.

Urban Jungle Suite master room

(See also: School Holidays & Public Holidays 2022: Family Staycations for Each Long Break)

Featured image: Grand Park City Hall

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