During short holidays, a staycation getaway is always our ideal choice.
Staycation getaway is a short holiday focusing more on rejuvenating the body & soul after a hectic, pressure lifestyle normally at a destination that is near, you have been to & familiar with. The aim – to truly relax & enjoy the holiday especially in the hotel to the fullest.
Upon arriving the Singapore Changi International Airport, we were greeted warmly by Ms. Nana and guided us to our hotel limousine.
Private Transfer to Shangri La Singapore with Mercedes Benz S Class.
The Mercedes is equipped with Free Wifi, newspapers, beverages, towels and even an Ipad for our usage.
Located very near to Orchard Road, Shangri La Singapore is nestled in a 15 acres of lush greenery housing more than 133,000 ornamental flowering trees, aquatic plants, tropical flowers & shady trees.
The hotel provides hourly complimentary shuttle bus to Orchard MRT Station & Hotel Jen Orchardgateway (Somerset St).
We were lucky, as it was the day the Candy Sweet Christmas Tree was set up at the lobby, adorned with over 100 floral candy arrangements handcrafted by Shangri La Singapore’s own pastry chefs and florists.
Underwent a S$95 million renovation in 1999, the majestic lobby is illumined by the breathtaking Bakalowits Crystals Grand Chandelier. The gleaming exquisite hand-picked Estremoz floor marble from Portugal enhances the luxurious ambiance.
Our Room – Garden Wing Deluxe Room
We were escorted to our room at the Garden Wing famous for its bougainvillea-laden balconies & also one of Singapore’s newest urban resort featuring 158 spacious guestrooms and suites.
Free high speed Wifi is available throughout the hotel hence we are socially connected throughout our stay.
The bathroom is luxuriously designed with marble-clad bathroom with double sinks, a very spacious bath tub and glass-enclosed shower.
Immediately the idea of a relaxing hot long bath sprung to mind to ward off the tiredness.
Each Garden Wing Room features a private balcony with two arm chairs and a coffee table overlooking the city, or Shangri-La’s swimming pool
Complimentary artisan chocolate : Lychee White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Japanese Mocha
The Line designed by internationally acclaimed interior architects, Adam Tihany, this contemporary design all day dining restaurant is our first day choice for buffet breakfast during our stay.
The restaurant spans 1,350 square meters offers both indoor and al fresco dining options. Nature lovers will definitely appeal to the idea of enjoying breakfast with lush garden & swimming pool view.
Selections of European Bread & Pastry
The breakfast spread from International to Oriental cuisine, the wide & extensive variety does fit the bill of having breakfast like a King.
Rose Veranda, the place to enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea
Enjoying a relaxing night swim
The 24 Hour gymnasium at Shangri La Singapore is fully equipped with extensive range of body building to a thorough cardiovascular workout machine that even pro athletes will be satisfied.
The gym also offers a heated Jacuzzi pool, spa, steam & sauna rooms for those who just want to relax & sweat it out.
During daytime, fitness enthusiasts are spoilt with spectacular views of the hotel’s free form swimming pool, koi pond & and a cascading waterfall.
The Waterfall cafe is a new addition to the Garden Wing serving healthy yet creative dishes inspired by Mediterranean flavours.
The casual atmosphere with a surplus option dining beside the pool makes The Waterfall is great choice for our 3rd day breakfast.
There is also an exclusive private dining room fitted with a show kitchen which is an ideal venue for private dining of 8 to 12 persons.
Breakfast by the pool
The breakfast served at The Waterfall is semi buffet with selections of main dishes. Definitely the place for taking great breakfast photos to share on social media.
Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry compote, Maple syrup & Butter / Roast Chicken, Zucchini, Parmesan, Rosemary with Egg in Cocotte served with Toast
Smoked Salmon Scrambled Egg on Rye Toast with Tomatoes, Asparagus & Sauteed Mushroom
3 Storey Rock Garden a nice place for stroll after a hearty breakfast
CHI, The Spa is the place for caring touch rejuvenate the body and soothe the senses by using natural products and authentic treatments in complete tranquility environment.
Chi, The Spa Reception where your journey of relaxation starts
After 3 days of indulgence, is time to bid goodbye.
Our Airport Transfer with Mercedes S-Class
Shangri La Hotel Singapore is definitely one of the ideal place for staycation as we enjoyed thoroughly, spending most of our time in the hotel enjoying the facilities.
Good news is Shangri La Singapore currently offering a fantastic Weekend Staycation Package. Find out the details HERE.
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