Voted the best place to travel in 2015, Singapore is the destination in which almost any traveler would fall in love. It offers the shopping, cultural fare and fabulous food scene of a major metropolis, while also indulging those seeking a more relaxing pace with its gorgeous coastlines, rain forest and natural reserve.
Here are five of the top luxury accommodations for your next amazing Singapore travel adventure….
The Fullerton Bay Hotel sits right on the water at Marina Bay, offering absolutely beautiful views in a convenient location. The hotel has four restaurants – all offering gorgeous waterfront views and ample indoor/outdoor event space.
Take afternoon tea daily in The Landing Point, surrounded by marble mosaics and panoramic bay views. Enjoy a dip in the rooftop pool, taking in the vast cityscape (as well as a cocktail from the rooftop bar).
The Penthouse Suite boasts over 1600 sq ft of waterfront luxury, including a private balcony overlooking the bay, a dining room and a plushly appointed living room.
Just down the street, the Fullerton Hotel sits at the mouth of the Singapore River where it meets the Bay. Built in 1928, the Fullerton is a more historic option, with a stunning neoclassical building. The hotel offers luxury boutique shopping, a full service spa, a fitness center, five restaurants and a bar, as well as an outdoor infinity pool. Suite stayers get to enjoy 24/7 personalized service, afternoon tea, daily Champagne breakfast, evening canapés and cocktails in the club lounge.
The Presidential Suite is over 2100 sq ft, with a living room, dining room, study, walk-in closet, full marble bathroom with a soaking tub and separate rainfall shower, a baby grand piano and a gorgeous verandah. Now this is my kind of traveling.
Sitting on the northern edge of the Marina Bay, The Ritz-Carlton offers accommodations with panoramic views of the Marina Bay, Singapore River or city skyline. With a 4,200-piece contemporary art collection, including pieces by Frank Stella, Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly, a stay at the Ritz-Carlton is both luxurious and an art lover’s dream. For those who enjoy outdoor space, this hotel is for you with 7 acres of landscaped gardens, tropical plants and an outdoor pool.
Club Level suite guests enjoy complimentary garment pressing, limousine service, and personalized stationary as well as access to the Club Lounge with five daily dining experiences including a champagne breakfast, light refreshments, afternoon tea, hors d’oeuvres with cocktails and chocolate pralines & cordials. In addition, the hotel has four restaurants, a full service spa, a fitness center and plenty of meeting and event space.
The Ritz-Carlton Suite offers over 2,300 sq ft with two bedrooms, a spacious living area, two and a half bathrooms with jacuzzi tubs and separate rainfall showers, and a dining room. The suite also has personalized butler service and museum-quality art pieces.
Just off the Singapore River across from Hong Lim Park sits PARKROYAL, a hotel that’s all about offering its guests green space in creative ways. The infinity pool overlooks the park while sky gardens offer a more private outdoor space. The massive cage-like lounges and the atypical shapes of the balconies covering the outside of the building’s facade in lush green vegetation all create a wonderland feel, like it’s all in your vivid imagination. What an incredible space!
The hotel restaurant, Lime has three open kitchens in a hip industrial-meets-natural space. The PARKROYAL also has a business center, full service spa, and a fitness center. Club Level guests enjoy complimentary arrival beverages, all-day refreshments, champagne breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cocktails, outdoor rooftop terraces, garment pressing, and a non-alcoholic mini bar.
The Presidential Suite is like no other, offering almost 1,800 sq ft of unique organic-inspired space of wood and stone that ebbs and flows between an industrial and traditional Japanese motif. The suite has one bedroom, dining area, kitchenette, a study and a spacious bathroom with a soaking tub and separate rainfall shower.
For a tropical getaway, Banyan Tree Bintan creates a serene waterside luxury escape from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Bintan Island is full of lush greenery, as a rain forest that sits on the South China Sea. The resort offers a private beach, golf course, a full-service spa, four dining options, a poolside bar, boutique shopping, water sports, and a kids club. But the best part? The Balinese style villas.
Each villa is luxurious in its own right, yet the pool villas are the best experience. Offering over 4,300 sq ft, these expansive villas are either one or two bedroom villas. With private balcony decks, infinity pools, and outdoor sunken baths overlooking the South China Sea, these villas offer an amazing retreat. Private dining and a large living area are just the cherry on top.