Top 10 places to visit in Singapore for a Romantic Getaway

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Singapore hails as one of the most favored destinations among holidaymakers, but few might consider this suave global nation as a destination fit for a romantic getaway. While Singapore may be bustling with modern life, the island-state country has loads of options for those looking for an intimate time in solace with love of their life. Not sure about where to go and what to see in Singapore on a romantic holiday?

Check out our top 10 picks on what Singapore has in store for you for a romantic vacation.

Enjoy a romantic stroll at Gardens by the Bay

Enjoy a romantic stroll at Gardens by the Bay Singapore

A fresh addition to Singapore’s iconic landmarks is the Gardens by the Bay. A state of the art horticultural attraction, crafted by innovative architecture and technology gives way to a lush, colourful oasis amid the concrete jungle. Considered as one of the top places to visit in Singapore, this one of a kind Singapore attraction offers numerous spots to revive your romance. The towering SuperTree Grooves interlinked by suspended skyway, the Flower Dome, and Cloud Forest are perfect spots for nonchalant arm-in-arm strolls amid refreshing lush floral ambiance. Evenings are magnificent here as you get to witness a beautiful panorama of Singapore’s waterfront and its city skyline. As twilight turns into a starry night, the gardens illuminate in vibrant colours and offer a dazzling sound and light show – the enthralling Garden Rhapsody show. Slow down and take your time to absorb the beauty along with your beloved and unwind with a scrumptious dinner at the French- Mediterranean restaurant ‘Pollen’ which has a breathtaking ambiance of Mediterranean floral gardens and offer amazing panoramic views of Marina Bay waterfront.

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Chill out at Esplanade Roof Garden

For a stunning evening along with breathtaking views of the Marina Bay area, head to the gorgeous alfresco garden at the Esplanade where its roof terraces are transformed into verdant paradises filled with lush green shrubs planted in manicured lawns. The Rooftop at Esplanade perched high above the city offers a mellowed and idyllic ambiance amid the gleaming city. The best part of being at this serene roof garden is that you don’t need to spend any admission fee to enter. Plan a relaxing evening surrounded with sweeping views of the stunning Singapore city and enjoy its glory while sipping on some bubbling cocktails and spend some quality time with your beloved in togetherness.

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Enjoy a private intimate dinner on Singapore Flyer

Enjoy a private intimate dinner on Singapore Flyer

Everyone is familiar with the Singapore Flyer – a giant Ferris wheel like observatory attraction that offers its visitors 360-degree city views of Singapore. If you are planning to visit this particular Singapore tourist attraction with your significant other on a Singapore trip, then you have the option to book a private fine dining experience in one of the capsules of Singapore Flyer. You can enjoy a 1-hour dinner on a reserved capsule decorate to match your occasion and spend an evening soaking in the captivating views of the city and the sea along with a delicious dinner served with a premium bottle of champagne. It is one of the definite things to do in Singapore holiday during a memorable romantic holiday.

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Revel in luxury on a yacht cruise on Marina at Keppel Bay

Revel in luxury on a yacht cruise on Marina at Keppel Bay

One of the trendiest places in Singapore for couples to hang out is Keppel Bay. Away from the clichéd spots of Singapore city, nestled in the Southern end of the nation is a waterfront precinct that exudes luxury and style. Within Keppel Bay, you have an assortment of choices to woo your loved one once again, but the best bet to sweep her off her feet would be sailing in Singapore’s pristine waters in a luxury yacht. Take a day cruise and explore nearby hidden islands of Singapore, soak in the solitude of refreshing salty breeze and aquamarine waters and head back onboard the yacht for a delicious palette of epicurean delights. An evening tour takes you to the secluded islands to witness one of the most breathtaking sunsets of your life amid tranquil ambiances. Before returning back to Marina at Keppel Bay, you get the opportunity of watching ‘Wings of Time’ show in Sentosa Island from your own personal seat on the deck while enjoying a BBQ dinner. The luxury yacht experience is heavier on your wallet than the rest of the romantic attractions; it also means you go an extra mile and splurge a bit more, but that blissful smile on your loved one’s face will assure you that this is one of the best romantic moments to experience in Singapore.

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Spend an evening onboard a cruise on the Singapore River

Spend an evening onboard a cruise on the Singapore River

If you are tight on budget but want to give your sweetheart a cruise experience in Singapore, then head to Singapore River. Here, you get an incredible option for cruise experiences which are light on your wallet. Choose an evening cruise that takes you on a scenic voyage along the Marina Bay or Quays where you can view prominent landmarks glistening in the twilight. The Singapore river cruise feels absolutely romantic at night as you meander on calm Singapore waters and watch the shimmering city skyline in a subdued atmosphere.

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Venture out on a romantic sojourn at Singapore’s stunning Islands

Venture out on a romantic sojourn at Singapore’s stunning Islands

Singapore is an island state country; this fact is known to many. But quite a few wanderlusts know that Singapore also has a stellar collection of islands around it to its name. There is a world beyond Singapore and Sentosa Island that is naive and void of avant-gardism and bustles of hectic life. Take the off beaten path and venture out to Sister Islands, Kusu Islands, Lazarus Islands, Pulau Ubin, St. John’s Island to name a few and experience the nature’s freshness, laid-back vibe and untouched scenic views far away from the buzzing modern Singapore city. The tranquil white sandy beaches, tropical azure waters and refreshing gentle wind perfectly combine for a relaxed romantic interlude. These islands can offer you seclusion to get off the grid and be in your own paradise for a few moments. While you would not find any high-end restaurants or spas for leisure, a stroll around the calm beach and a snorkeling trip to view the underwater marvels are some experiences you would cherish for a long time.

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Fall in love all over again at Changi Point Coastal Walk

Fall in love all over again at Changi Point Coastal Walk

Another intimate spot within the city but away from its urban buzz is the Changi Point Coastal Walk. Constructed at the eastern edge of Changi Village, this 2.2 km long boardwalk hugging the mainland’s coastline is one of the popular Singapore points of interest to view mesmerizing vistas of its unspoiled nature vistas. Divided into six sections namely Sunset Walk, Kelong Walk, Cliff Walk, Sailing point Walk, Beach Walk and Creek Walk, each segment offers unique panoramas of its lush green surroundings of verdant forests, shrubberies, and mangroves overlooking the deep blue sea. Teeming with exotic foliage and birds, the ambiance creates a native aura of a time before life advanced to newfangled lifestyle. Saunter along the wooden paths and soak up the sensuous mood stemmed by the amorous views of nature’s abundant splendors.

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Take a romantic cable car ride all the way to Mt. Faber

Take a romantic cable car ride all the way to Mt. Faber

Gear up for a romantic adventure as you step into your private cable car at Sentosa that will gradually ascend to the summit of Mount Faber. The excitement of watching the aerial panoramas from a cable car suspended above the city that gradually soars higher and higher is an amazing experience. You can even opt for a 4-course fine dining cable car ride experience and relish a lip-smacking meal and sip on sparkling wine while enjoying the mesmerizing vistas that surrounds both of you.

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Walk arm in arm at Henderson Waves Bridge

Literally a twist of modernism in an absolute nature landscape, the Henderson Waves Bridge beautifully blends new age creativity with nature. The unique wave-like structure of the bridge is illuminated during evenings which enhance the quixotic ambiance. Just a simple romantic evening stroll on the highest pedestrian bridge of Singapore lets you witness the ingenuousness of the experience and turns the evening into a memorable one.

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Get lost in an underwater realm at Resort World Sentosa

Get lost in an underwater realm at Resort World Sentosa

The SEA Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark offers a colossal underwater ambiance and a world filled with over 800 species of aquatic life. SEA Aquarium’s oceanic displays are constructed in such a way that you will be walking through glass domes with sharks and manta rays swimming above you. In fact, you will be surrounded by the enchanting marine species on your entire experience inside the SEA Aquarium. If you are a bit frightened about going underwater on a scuba dive. No worries, you can get the same feeling at Adventure Cove Waterpark located in Resort World Sentosa. Depending upon your enthusiasm in adventure, you can spend time snorkeling in Rainbow reef filled with colorful tropical fishes, scuba dive into shark-infested waters, wade into shallow pools to touch and feed manta rays or simply laze around in plunge pools and relax in plush cabanas.

Singapore’s romantic flair is boundless. Every couple has a different idea for romantic vacations and Singapore caters to all genres – right from outdoorsy adventure loving couples to hip and party-loving couples. The destination also offers amazing romantic hubs for date nights, premier dining restaurants and sleek rooftop bars to pop the question and an assortment of posh resorts and spas to celebrate your special someone’s birthday. Irrespective of whatever you choose, a Singapore romantic experience will linger as an unforgettable memory even after you have reached back home. So don’t hesitate to apply for a Singapore visa next time you need to plan out a romantic getaway.

Husband and Dad of 2 Richard is the founder of Top 10 Travel and loves everything travel related. Born in the UK and now living in Australia he has trekked Annapurna and parts of Western China and also spent time in Europe. As a family they have traveled to the USA several times, Canada, Europe and China. Next Stop is Iceland in September 2018.

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