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All The Best Singapore Hotel Suites For A Staycation

We get it, you’re so busy you don't even have time to jet-off for an island break. Skip the immigration queues, leave the passport at home, and splurge instead on these hotel suites for the best staycation ever with your girl squad.
#1: Six Senses Duxton
The new staycation everyone has been talking about, Six Senses Duxton is anything but your typical city hotel. Think of this as an escape from the city (and all its stresses) with its singing bowl welcome (we won’t spoil the surprise), to the in-room tinctures and personal consultation with TCM master Professional Zhang Mao Ji. And while there’s no spa on hand (yet), the distractions are plentiful: yoga classes, cruiser bikes to explore the area, heritage walks around the neighbourhood, not to mention the turndown kit with a colouring card and brain teaser. Come nightfall, decamp with your besties to one of Yellow Pot’s private dining rooms for an MSG-free modern Chinese degustation meal. And because no two rooms are the same, book different suites (there’s an opening offer of 15 per cent off till 30 Sep) for a pre/post meal #ootd session. The Opium Suite (pictured) for those In The Mood For Love vibes or the Duplex Suite with its original spiral staircase. www.sixsenses.com #2: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
As if you needed more motivation to book a stay at The Fullerton Hotel, book one ($1,688++ for a Premier Room) during the upcoming National Day weekend where they’ve bundled a few extras to entice you: access to One Fullerton Rooftop to catch the fireworks, heritage tours etc. And since you’re booking ahead, make plans to indulge in their revamped chocolate buffet (Fri & Sat 8pm-11pm, $45++ per adult) where they’ve introduced savoury selections like Wagyu Beef and Peruvian Chocolate Poblano Chili, and interactive elements like a Live Nitro Station, a Valrhona Tasting Table and a special calligraphy session to get your name written on your plate in chocolate by a pro. Sounds good? We’re not sugar-coating things here. www.fullertonhotels.com   #3: Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa
This chic colonial property is a great choice for a bespoke staycation. Create a customised stay with add-on tickets to Sentosa attractions and spa treatments at Spa Luna, or just be lazy and lounge by any of their four outdoor pools. Grab the girls and check into the sprawling Two Bedroom Villas, which comes with a private pool, a patio, and separate living area. www.sentosa.amarahotels.com #4: Mandarin Oriental Singapore
For a swanky staycation, this luxe property is hard to beat. The Marina Bay location means you’re a stone’s throw from some of Singapore’s best dining, shopping and clubbing. But with a plethora of great restaurants (and potent martinis at Morton’s), a garden-fringed pool, and an opulent spa, you won’t want to leave. Book the Mandarin Suite (from $5,500) to enjoy two bedrooms with balconies, and a huge dining area. Another plus point? You get to unwind over a few bottles of bubbly at Bay@5, the hotel’s new outdoor lounge. www.mandarinoriental.com #5: Pan Pacific Singapore
Enjoy an experience-rich staycation at this urban oasis. The St Gregory Spa’s Pampering Spa Package ($255, through June 30) includes a 70-minute Elemis facial, 30-minute massage, and 30-minute foot massage. And when hunger strikes, your girl squad can enjoy a high tea buffet ($48/person), dim sum brunch ($69/person), and the Poolside Bar happy hour ($12/glass). Choose the City Suite (from $520) for an extra sofa bed and marble bath, or the Pacific Skyline Suite (from $730) for lounge access. www.panpacific.com #6: Marina Mandarin
If your staycation plans involve hitting the spa, this hotel is the way to go. The Estheva Spa offers four spa party packages for ladies (from $355/person), along with all its other indulgent rituals and an outdoor mineral pool. The Family Room with Suite Indulgence offer (from $510) comfortably accommodates four people with Marina Club access, breakfast, all-day refreshments and cocktails. www.meritushotels.com #7: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
For another luxe staycation option, the Shangri-La’s Valley Wing Escape is tops (from $595, through December 30). Your girl squad will enjoy brekkie in the Summit Room, unlimited wine, a posh afternoon tea, and sunset cocktails and canapés, all in the hotel’s exclusive Valley Wing. For pampering and relaxation, there’s a menu of treatments to explore at Chi, The Spa, or just unwind at their lush outdoor pool. www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila #8: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
For a truly opulent staycation, grab the girls and check into this resort’s Villa du Jardin, featuring two bedrooms, a private pool and patio, and Hermes amenities. The elegant So Spa will be on hand to create customised spa rituals, but with the spa’s Bond and Celebrate package, your team can also enjoy private 60-minute yoga sessions, a 45-minute massage, and an exclusive afternoon tea (from $200/person). www.sofitel-singapore-sentosa.com #9: Villa Samadhi
Perfect for low-key relaxation, this simple, colonial-style property is a rustic retreat hidden in the Labrador Nature Reserve. Hole up in the Luxe Sarang room (from $550) while enjoying your own outdoor plunge pool and private garden, cable TV, and minibar. You’ll be well fed at the Tamarind Hill restaurant, and the Library where you’ll be served afternoon tea and evening cocktails. www.villasamadhi.com.sg #10: Conrad Centennial
Newly refurbished, the Conrad Centennial is a great spot for group stays. The guest rooms have no lack of space with double vanity sinks, in large marble bathrooms (think about how great your mirror selfies are going to look), as well as a Nespresso machine, bathrobe, and all that jazz. Guests will also be spoilt with an extensive selection of pillows to choose from – so no one complains the morning after. www.conradhotels3.hilton.com