With Valentine’s Day round the corner, the last thing you want to do to impress your date (especially if you intend to propose) is to come across as predictable.
So what can you do to make this special day memorable?
With Singapore’s urban landscapes witnessing huge transformations over the past few years, there are now many options available to make your declarations.
Take the offbeat approach this Valentine’s Day with our top five picks.
Standing 165 metres in height, the Singapore Flyer is the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. Situated on the southeast tip of Marina Centre, the Singapore Flyer offers panoramic views of our city skyline and beyond.
As part of its Valentine’s Day – Cupid Champagne / Cocktail Flight, couples can enjoy views of the Indonesian islands of Batam and Bintan, as well as Johor, Malaysia while dining in the capsule.
Priced at S$88 nett per pax, the package consists of an Express Boarding Singapore Flight (a rotation of approximately 30 minutes) per pax. You will also be spoilt with a choice of a glass of Moët and Chandon champagne, signature cocktail or its Cupid’s Potion Cocktail, strawberries and chocolates, a rose for the lady plus access to the VIP Lounge.
Marina Bay Sands SkyPark
This iconic structure is the latest addition to our urban landscape which opened to great fanfare last year. The Sands SkyPark is designed by renowned architect, Moshe Safdie, and towers 200m in the sky. It features landscaped gardens with 250 trees and 650 plant species. The SkyPark spans the entire length above the three hotel towers. For just S$20 per pax, couples can gain access to the Observation Deck which offers unobstructed views of the city and beyond. Couples can also purchase light refreshments from the food and beverage booth located at the Observation Deck. The Observation Deck is open daily from 10am to 10pm.
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Imagine taking a leisurely stroll with views of the waterway while watching the sun set. With the Sentosa Boardwalk which just opened in December last year, couples can do just that from VivoCity Shopping Mall’s waterfront promenade via two-way canopy-covered travellators. In addition to shading you from the elements, the entire boardwalk features tropical vegetation that are unique to Singapore. Whether taking in the panoramic views of the bay or enjoying the lush greenery, taking a stroll on the Sentosa Boardwalk will leave many romantic memories behind.
Sky Dining at The Jewel Box
If you have a substantial budget, why not splurge on the Sky Dining option at The Jewel Box? This cable car ride will take couples on a breathtaking journey while dining high up in the sky from Mount Faber to Sentosa and back. At S$488.00 nett per couple, you get to choose from ten floral decorated cabins in three different themes, designed by award-winning florist, Fiore Dorato. There is also an option to have a chauffeur pick you up from home to The Jewel Box. While waiting for your cabin, couples will be serenaded by live musicians while sipping on Kir Royale Champagne. Couples also get to enjoy a bottle of champagne and receive the award-winning Jewelry Box.
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