Valentine’s Day may coincide with the Lunar New Year festivities this year, but there’s no reason not to whisk your significant other away for an intimate staycation. Champagne and roses aside, here are a couple of unique experiences to consider—from”Crazy Rich Asian” style vintage sidecar tours to a private yacht-cation.

Want to live it up like the cast of Crazy Rich Asians?

Book: Ride to Remember staycation at Parkroyal Collection Pickering

Live it up for the weekend with this new staycation package that includes a luxurious night’s stay in a five-star property and a two-hour-long sidecar tour of the Lion City’s most iconic landmarks. Guests will check in at Parkroyal Collection Pickering’s signature room, before embarking on the world’s first vintage Vespa sidecar tour with Singapore Sidecars. Expect to explore a colonial-style bungalow and a colonnaded mansion set among lush 1.5 acre grounds, as part of the Colonial Enclaves Tour. History buffs and art aficionados alike will be delighted by the tour, which includes a visit to a contemporary art exhibition and an up-close experience with a painter who will share her insights and stories of Singapore’s colonial past. After which, guests can savour coffee or tea, along with a Peranakan snack in the poolside cabana at one of the monochromatic colonial enclaves. Back at the hotel, breakfast at Lime Restaurant awaits with its variety of local, Southeast Asian and international cuisine.

More information here.

Credits: SO/ Singapore

Miss the feeling of a romantic getaway?

Book: Yachtcation at SO/ Singapore

Make up for missed travel plans with a “yachtcation” that will have you romancing your better half both on and off shore. The result of a partnership with The Yacht Club Singapore, SO/ Yachtcation includes a one or two-night stay in a SO/ Cosy Room, inclusive of breakfast, complimentary upgrade to a SO/ Urban room, as well as a four-hour private yacht charter with return luxury transfers. During the voyage, guests will enjoy barbecue and booze on board. Back at the hotel, they’ll be treated to a two-hour free-flow alcoholic beverage package to be had at their leisure, a three-per brunch tower, as well as perks like early check-in or late check-out, and a 25 percent dining discount at Xperience & 1927. Planning to take the experience up a notch? Book the hotel’s ‘Love At First Bite’ Valentines dinner, a collaboration with French haute perfumery Maison 21G. Here, guests will be presented with four different scents that represent each course on the menu, before savouring an indulgent four-course menu inclusive of dishes like Hokkaido scallop ravioli with XO cream sauce and cured Norwegian salmon with grape mustard.

More information here.

Credits: Capella Singapore

Looking to soothe your nerves with a wellness retreat?

Book: Perfect Time for Two at Capella Singapore

Make time for a relaxing spa retreat far away from the city’s hustle and bustle with this restorative staycation at Capella Singapore. Guests will check in for a one-night accommodation type of their choice—we recommend the stunning Constellation room, which comes with a private jacuzzi, as well as enjoy breakfast at The Knolls overlooking the South-China Sea. The highlight is a 60-minute spa treatment for two at Auriga Spa in a couple massage room. Benefits include complimentary resort activities like cooking and baking masterclasses, calligraphy lessons with Montblanc, and high-intensity interval workout sessions. Plus, guests enjoy complimentary overnight parking per room per night.

More information here.

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