Girls’ Guide To Singapore

September 28, 2011

Safe and serene yet bustling with activity, Singapore is the perfect destination for a girly weekend away. From fine dining, to trendy bars, rooftop swimming pools and five star spas – Singapore has it covered. Here are our tips for things to do and see in Singapore:

Pampering Palaces

First stop in Singapore – it’s time to relax, unwind and rejuvenate in one of the many spectacular spas on offer. Spa therapies range from mini massages to long luxurious body treatments and of course, the famous fish pedicures!

For a natural spa experience head to Aramsa Spa – a favourite with Singapore locals for the water body massage and VIP suites exclusively for couples.

For ultimate relaxation, try the luxurious and award winning St Gregory Spa, with specialised and traditional healing therapies on offer ranging from Chinese Tui Na to Javanese massages and Ayurveda treatments.

Our pick: Spa Botanica, 2 Bukit Manis Rd, Sentosa. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Spa Botanica occupies a lush, tropical compound on the island of Sentosa. For a close-to-nature experience, there are private Balinese-style outdoor pavilions, plus a man-made waterfall (all the better to pummel knotted backs with), mud pool, labyrinth garden and lounge pool to flop down beside, before and after your treatment.

Retail Heaven

Singapore is a shopper’s paradise. Hit the streets with the girls and get ready to shop till you drop. For the big budget experience head straight to Orchard Road to find an endless array of designers at your disposal from Louis Vuitton and Prada to Topshop and Sephora.

?For the ultimate mega mall experience head to The ION Centre, 2 Orchard Turn.

While on your shopping adventure, don’t forget to head off the beaten track too. There is a unique array of shopping hotspots you simply must explore down the backstreets and in the cultural districts. Head to Haji Lane in the Arab Quarter for beautiful fabrics and cute knick knacks, or Chinatown for its chic boutiques.

Classy Cocktails

The cocktail scene in Singapore has developed into one of the best in the world. Grab the girls and sip away; there is no shortage of options with elegant bars, rooftop hideaways and sophisticated drinking spots all over the city.

For a beachside cocktail experience with a twist, head down to Singapore’s premier sun-kissed playground, Tanjong Beach Club. A stunning combination of restaurant, bar and beach getaway often regarded as Singapore’s best stretch of sand.

For the ultimate in cocktail indulgence, head to Klee – an intimate setting for only 30 people, this bar serves only the best in mixed spirits. Housed in what used to be a caretaker’s lodge, this venue boasts a baby grand piano to really set the mood and help you unwind after a long day.

Our pick: Ku De Ta, Sky Park, Marina Bay Sands North Tower, 1 Bayfront Ave. Situated on the 57th storey of Marina Bay Sands, take in the breathtaking night views of the city whilst you unwind and relax.

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