Holidays. Just the thought of it leaves adults in a dreamy state of euphoria and children squealing in excitement. The plane ride, checking into a hotel, tourist attractions, the sun, the sand between your toes, cocktails in hand and as the Italians say, il dolce far niente – the sweetness of doing nothing, is undeniably a luxury we spend the entire year dreaming of!
A family holiday is incredibly important, as it is one of the best ways to relax and rejuvenate. It gives you the opportunity to take a complete break from the daily grind and to reconnect with yourself and those who matter most. It’s when you strengthen family bonds and make beautiful memories that last a lifetime.
But alas, let’s face it. Travelling is not an option for the time being. In fact, with the announcement from National Development Minister Lawrence Wong that “Singaporeans are unlikely to be able to travel for leisure this year, though essential business travel will be possible,” it seems like the travel plans will have to take a backseat for a long time coming.
The situation does seem bleak but do not despair, for you still can have a fantastic family getaway sans the plane ride!
Resorts World Sentosa – A Family Holiday Right At Home
You can’t get on a plane, but you definitely can cross a bridge to get to Sentosa where the sun and fun beckons!
The destination experience at Resorts World Sentosa #rws promises something that is unique, distinctive and entirely different from anything you can get in the city. Nowhere in Singapore can you find a theme park, aquarium, Michelin-starred restaurant and luxury hotels all within an island resort that spans across 49 hectares of grounds with lush greenery by the waters.
Whether you’re a family, a couple seeking some alone time, a group of friends or just in the mood for a top-notch luxury experience to pamper yourself, there are staycation packages with something for everyone! It’s time to stretch, unwind, and indulge in a truly relaxing and fun-filled getaway!
Hotels & Staycation Packages @rwsentosa
Hotel Michael TM
With its gallery like atmosphere, mural-adorned walls and artistic furnishings, Hotel MichaelTM is truly a feast for the eyes of art lovers. It is strategically located close to most of the resort’s offerings including celebrity-chef restaurants and award winning attractions.
If you’re more into nature and the wind in your face, this eco-luxurious hotel, with spacious, breezy rooms or suites boasting balconies with stunning, panoramic views of the verdant forest or calming sea, is an idyllic getaway for you. It exudes a tropical vibe with beautiful flora and fauna just a stone’s throw away!
Beach Villas TM
This is for you, if you’re looking to spoil yourself silly and live in the lap of luxury. Set in a secluded tropical sanctuary, the Beach VillasTM offers personalised service like no other!
For all hotels, you can choose from four different packages – Indulgent WONDER, Indulgent FUN, Indulgent BLISS (+Free bottle of Prosecco) and Indulgent LUXURY (+Premium Limousine Transfer). All packages include a hotel room with breakfast, tickets to attractions and dining credits. The island getaway experience continues in the comfort of your rooms as the #rws team is all ready to welcome its guests with signature hospitality and attentive service!
Food, glorious food! You know what they say about us Singaporeans, that eating is our national pastime so what is a getaway without indulging in some delectable delights?
How do sizzling platters of succulent grilled meats and seafood served hot off the smoky Barbie and (the restaurant’s signature!) freshly-prepared, stone hearth flatbreads from wood-fired ovens sound to you? If that tantalises your taste buds, then head over to Osia Steak and Seafood Grill!
If you’re into Asian food, make your way to Ocean Restaurant for a mod-Asian dinner for two in the company of graceful mantra rays, mighty sharks and over 100,000 marine animals of the S.E.A. aquarium. It’s bound to be a one of a kind experience!
Or if you’re looking for a fine-casual dining experience, complete your staycation with a dinner at the One-Michelin starred table65, famed for its out-of-this-world gastronomic creations, theatrical dining experience and charismatic chefs who will charm your socks off!
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Watch your little ones’ eyes sparkle with delight as they meet their favourite characters such as Sesame Street and make a beeline for the many exciting rides at the region’s first and only Universal Studios theme park, Universal Studios Singapore #USS.
Alternatively, you can cool off in the deep blue in one of the world’s largest viewing panels – the Open Ocean Habitat – at the S.E.A. Aquarium and be mesmerised by the majestic mantra rays.
Depending on your choice of package, you are entitled to tickets to either the attractions or dining credits.
While all of these sound good, we understand that you may be rather apprehensive due to the current pandemic. Rest assured, certified SG Clean, RWS’s hotels uphold the highest standards of sanitisation and hygiene based on the three principles of Safe Entry, Safe Experience and Safe Environment.
Apart from these, contactless payment is strongly encouraged and hotel room key cards are UV sterilised along with rigorous cleaning and sanitising regimes at all high touchpoints and surfaces. In addition, even enhancing air purity in three steps: 600 air ionisers installed, HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filters trap 95% of particles as small as 0.3 microns, and UV-C treatment kills viruses passing through its light rays.
So there you go, mums and dads, the complete guide to your vacation right in the comfort of home. Not being able to travel can take a huge toll on families that are used to holidaying, so it’s time to get out there and do something fun with the whole family.
Do check out the website for more information on hotel and attraction packages. Also, don’t miss out on special discounts for Mastercard holders. Start booking and don’t miss out on this experience of a lifetime!