This has to be the ultimate all-encompassing resort, with its six hotels, each offering a different experience, and one of the largest, most luxurious spas in Asia. The hotels on offer include the Equarius Hotel on the fringe of a tropical rainforest, the Hard Rock for a contemporary vibe, the Festive, which is fun and ideal for families, and Crockfords Tower, which is an all-suite opulent offering by invitation only.
Add to this the tree-topping privacy of lofts twelve metres above the ground and the Ocean Suites’ extraordinary duplexes with outdoor deck and amazing views of the largest aquarium in the world.
Foodies will delight in the choice of restaurants, food carts, cafés and bars, while there is a myriad of choice from Universal Studios Singapore™, a vast waterpark, a great kids’ club and the aforementioned aquarium among many others. The accompanying ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa is 10,000 square metres of everything a spa visitor could dream of, with its Suites, Beach Villas and Garden Suites, a Turkish Hammam (Singapore’s first and only), Vitality Pool, a Rock Sauna and CrystalSteam Room, as well as Forest Onsen-style Pools.
Couples, families, groups of friends from all over Asia and beyond. Resorts World Sentosa is indeed a destination all on its own and is as ideal for wedding celebrations and children’s parties as much as corporate launches and events.
It’s always warm in Singapore, with an average daily temperature in the high twenties upwards. You can also expect rain, but it’s of the tropical variety — adownpour and soon over. The warmest month is May, the coolest January, while June is the driest and December the wettest.
Guests are spoilt for choice in one of the most extensive spa and wellness menus anywhere — a mixture of naturopathic and traditional therapies, it singapore // resorts world sentosa Spear’s Spa Selection 17 offers everything from an hour-long treatment to a seven-day Wellness Journey. With Singapore’s only traditional Turkish Hammam, guests can choose from a relaxing, softening or reviving experience, but it’s best to leave it to your therapist, who will work out the right treatments for you. Book ESPA time (120 minutes for $400++) rather than a therapy and put it in the hands of the experts. Otherwise opt for one of the ESPA facials for both men and women or ESPA Body Therapies or Deep Muscle Massage.
You can also choose to indulge in ESPA’s renowned facilities, such as the Vitality Pool and Crystal Steam Room. They have a naturopath who is also a nutritionist. There is also Yoga, Pilates, a Meditation instructor and a Chinese therapist.
Resorts World Sentosa is a world of its own, and while it caters for almost every need from casino to fine food, do also find time to see parts of old Singapore, such as China Town and Little India, before heading back.
Book an Ultimate Wellness Journey. You can choose from a three-, five- or seven-night sojourn staying in either a Treetop Loft or Beach Villa. Each of these offers consultations by wellness experts customised spa treatments and retreat programmes, as well as Gastronomic Experiences in one of the resort’s most prestigious restaurants. You can also have a Great Escape, which could be anything from a visit to the Aquarium or even to Universal Studios Singapore™. Fun and food are very much part of these journeys, which is what makes them not just enjoyable but good for you, too.