Sometimes, wanderlust can be cured by a change of scenery.
Staycation is a portmanteau of two words: stay and vacation, and it means taking a holiday in your home country. As the world is still grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic, staycation has become the new vacation for every travel lover. Plus, there’s no need to stress over pre-trip planning, you can simply pack light and get some well-deserved rest from your daily grind.
Staycation is the New Vacation
Staycation also provides similar experiences to taking a trip abroad, you check into a new place, explore the amenities and experiences nearby, but without the need for passport and long travelling time.
2020 has indeed challenged my perspective on the nature of travel – exploring one’s home country is also a form of travel. Have you ever wondered how this little red dot has attracted a steady flow of tourists from around the world over the years?
It’s time to find out when you sign up for one of these unique local tours. The historic buildings that we’ve never seen before, nature parks we’ve never visited, and with a little effort on our part, we’ll be able to experience new and exciting things close to home.
2D1N Staycation Packages in Singapore (Inclusive of meals, dining credits and activities)
Staycation can be the cure for your wanderlust. Whilst the sheer number of hotels in Singapore make the possibilities seem infinite, we’ve shortlisted a few based on the scale of the hotel, cultural value, location and activities, so check out these 2D1N staycation packages which come with meals and activities so you can make the most out of your $100 SingapoRediscovers Vouchers.
This is a temple turned boutique hotel and a museum which many of our overseas visitors would be familiar with, as the site is usually a part of the Chinatown walking tours.
Nestled among the historic shophouses of Telok Ayer, the establishment emanates history and atmosphere. AMOY Hotel is named after and inspired by people of Zhengzhou who came from China to settle in Singapore. The design of the property is a tribute to the area’s trading heritage. Amoy Hotel is an upscale heritage hotel with 37 rooms adorned in oriental decor and furnishing, and no two rooms are the same, which makes it truly unique and is perfect for those looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The staycation package comes with free breakfast and a mini-bar, guests are also invited on a heritage tour and a culinary workshop to learn how to prepare and cook popular Chinese dishes.
If you love to dive into culture and cooking, this package would be right up your alley. Gather your best pals or S.O. for a 2D1N staycation in Amoy Hotel!
Swimming pool? Check. Gym? Check. 5-star service? Also, check. This is every traveller’s favourite hotel.
The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport has received numerous awards, including World’s Best Airport Hotel and Best Airport Hotel in Asia. So leave your stress behind and luxuriate in the lush green surroundings of the hotel. You can also head over to JEWEL Changi Airport, which is a stone’s throw away for shopping and dining. The staycation package also includes admission tickets (2 Adults, 1 Child) to JEWEL Canopy Park. If you’re looking to get away from the city while still being surrounded by life, this is definitely the place to be.
Don’t be fooled by the facade of this retro-looking hotel. It’s widely regarded among the tourists as one of the best hotels to stay in Singapore as it is only a few minutes’ walks to Kampong Glam, Little India and Bugis. In case you didn’t know, this hotel is actually located within a shopping mall and with its old-school revolving doors, you might feel that you’ve travelled back to the 80s.
The Village Hotel Bugis sits in between the colourful Arab street and trendy Bugis Village, which makes it an ideal base to explore historic sites, quaint cafes and shopping malls, but if you’re not interested and simply wish to go on a digital detox, you can relax by the hotel’s gorgeous pool and sip your favourite poolside drink. The staycation package also comes with daily buffet breakfast for two adults, plus $20 Village currency & dinner set at Bumbu Restaurant.
Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore is everything you’d expect and more. Set in the heart of Singapore’s vibrant Central Business District, this is an award-winning luxury hotel and serviced apartment for those who like living the high life with style.
Take a break from your daily grind and enjoy the finer things in life with this staycation package that comes with welcome cocktail drinks, dining credits and a fitness trial class at Absolute Cycle and Tapout Fitness Singapore, and even 2 adult admission tickets to Gardens by the Bay (Cloud Forest and Flower Dome).