For Couples – Romantic Things to Do in Singapore

Romantic Things to do in Singapore

The world thrives on love, the feeling that brings souls together. It’s an emotion that everyone feels and is the antidote to almost any conundrum and misery that we may face in our lives.

All of us dream of that perfect place where we can share some romantic time with our beloved partner. There are very many of those places in this world, but Singapore seems to assume a special place.

The tiny island is full of romantic spots where you can take your partner and pop the question-“Will you marry me?” You can even rekindle your romance with your better half here and go on a special date away from your kids.

If you have something like this in your mind, here’s a list of romantic things to do in Singapore:

Free or affordable places that set the mood

1. Reach the seventh heaven at 1-Altitude

Reach the seventh heaven at 1-Altitude

What could be more romantic than being with your partner on an elevation that grants a clear view of the starry sky? This is possible when you go to 1-Altitude. This alfresco lifestyle and dining destination provides a 360-degree view of Singapore and its skyline. From stunning sunsets and relaxing breezes to local bands and night vibes, you get an unbelievably elegant setting here. Three concept resto-bars, namely City Golf, 282, and 1-Altitude Gallery and Bar, welcome you to enjoy a fantastic time with your partner.

Tip: Try avoiding the weekends as the place gets jam-packed.

  • How much: $30++
  • Where: Uppermost floors of One Raffles Place

2. Attend the Marina Bay Sands Light and Water Show

Attend the Marina Bay Sands Light and Water Show

The next of romantic things to do in Singapore is attending the Marina Bay Sands Light and Water Show. This spectacular display of laser lights, water jets and fire geysers is a remarkable piece of art. The show lasts for about thirteen minutes, but there will be no dearth of excitement during this short duration. Just strolling along the river and enjoying the show is enough to get both of you closer.

  • Show timings: Sundays to Thursdays at 8.00 PM and 9.30 PM and Fridays and Saturdays at 8.00 PM, 9.30 PM and 11.00 PM
  • How much: Free
  • Where: Shoppes @ Marina Bay Sands, 1 Fullerton Road

3. Enjoy the romantic air at KU DE TA

Enjoy the romantic air at KU DE TA

When you are in Marina Bay Sands, you shouldn’t miss out the KU DE TA, which is now called CE LA VI. Located on the fifty-seventh floor of Marina Bay Sands, this restaurant, lounge and bar provide the best views in the city. Everything about this place breathes sophistication and luxury, beckoning romantic couples to spend some quality time here. The price here might be skewed more towards the premium side, but it’s worth the experience you get.

  • How much: $20++
  • Where: 1 Bayfront Avenue

4. Take a romantic walk across the sky bridge at Gardens by the Bay

Take a romantic walk across the sky bridge at Gardens by the Bay

The futuristic design of Gardens by the Bay is praised throughout the world. It may not prove very romantic during the day, but the place transforms into a haven for lovers as soon as night steps in. The OCBC Skyway Suspension Bridge is one of the best attractions for lovey-doveys here. You can walk hand-in-hand with your partner across this bridge and treasure the memory with some really good clicks. The Supertrees in the background and the light and sound show are simply wondrous to witness.

  • Show timings: You can attend the show any day between 7.45 PM-8 PM and 8.45-9 PM
  • How much: $5 for the skywalk
  • Where: 18 Marina Gardens Drive

5. Get a fresh vibe at Marina at Keppel Bay

Take a romantic walk across the sky bridge at Gardens by the Bay

If you and your partner wish to feel something different from the usual Singaporean vibe, then you should head to this place. Most of you may think that this crowned jewel is out of Singapore. That’s how the air here is. A visit to this place with your partner will fill you with awe. The modern yachts, exquisite dining places like The Island Suite and Prive, and bay-facing bridges are enough for both souls to connect.

  • How much: Free entry
  • Where: 2 Keppel Bay Vista

6. Enjoy the sunset at Mount Faber

Take a romantic walk across the sky bridge at Gardens by the Bay
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This isn’t any sunset point you might have visited earlier. Mount Faber is perhaps the crème de la crème of romantic hotspots in Singapore. Snuggling up with your beloved and relishing the orange hues of sunset is exhilarating like nothing else. If you get a good spot, you can behold the Crane Show in the distance or the sporadic fireworks at Resorts World Sentosa. The display usually runs from Thursdays to Sundays at 9 PM.

  • How much: Entry is free
  • Where: 109 Mount Faber Road

7. Take a blissful stroll in Fort Canning Hill

Take a blissful stroll in Fort Canning Hill
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If a peaceful and quiet date is in your mind, you should head to Fort Canning Hill. Located in the heart of the city, the park has an elevation of sixty meters above sea level. Although you may not get spectacular city views, you can still catch some “we time” here. Get hold of a self-guided tour map and take a stroll around the park. You will love the Gothic Gates, Fort Canning Green, The Cupolas and the Spice Garden here. The best part- the park is open every day of the week.

  • How much: Entry is free
  • Where: River Valley Road

Luxury dates for anniversaries or momentous occasions

The catalogue of romantic things to do in Singapore is not over yet. If there’s a special occasion, you can head to the following places for a lovely celebration and date with your beloved partner:

8. A toast on the Singapore Flyer

A toast on the Singapore Flyer
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If a quiet dining experience defines your celebratory mood, then Singapore Flyer is the place where both of you should be. You can enjoy enchanting views of the city while relishing the flavours of local and international cuisines. You can satiate the gastronome inside with a huge selection of dining outlets, all of which exude class and luxury. Visit the Sky View Pavilion Flyer Lounge and raise a toast to your long-standing love.  

  • Price for two: $269++

9. Go aboard the Jewel Cable Car

Go aboard the Jewel Cable Car
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Savour the flavours of local cuisines high up in the sky after boarding the Jewel Cable Car. Instilled with genuine flavours of the island’s favourite delicacies and captivating city views, the experience of dining in the cable car will stay with you forever. Go aboard the Champagne cabin, and you will be welcomed with a nice bottle of bubbly. It’s all that both of you need to feel at the top of the world.

  • Price for two: $218++

10. Plan a staycation at a luxury hotel

Staycation ideas for families and couples in Singapore can be plethoric. But if luxury is something you don’t want to compromise, then here are the best picks of hotels for you:

  • Pan Pacific Singapore: This classy hotel provides panoramic views of the city’s iconic landmarks like the Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore Flyer and Fullerton Hotel. The frills at the Pacific Club and the thirteen-minute light show called Wonder Full surely seals the deal.
Pan Pacific Singapore

Price: $390++ per night for the Harbour Studio Room

Where: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square

  • W Singapore: If your idea of a staycation lies somewhere between a beach vacation and a hideaway, this is the hotel you should put up at. The hotel’s lush green surroundings and the beautiful view of the sea will completely reinvigorate your senses.
W Singapore

Price: $425++ per night

Where: 21 Ocean Way

  • Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa: This hotel whisks you away from Singapore’s din and provides an authentic staycation experience. Lush greenery, gardens with hammocks and luxurious rooms of this place can make lovers go gaga over it.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
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Price: $580++

Where: 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa

  • Parkroyal on Pickering: This eco-friendly hotel is known for its iconic architecture, super-deluxe rooms and the infinity pool. It’s a great place to relax with your partner and enjoy toothsome delicacies.

Price: $400++

Where: 3 Upper Pickering Street

  • Capella Singapore: Frankly speaking, this resort is most recommended for people who seek to take a break from the urban commotion. Landscaped pools, green surroundings and sea-view rooms are reminiscent of Bali.
Capella Singapore

Price: $680++ for a Premier Room

Where: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island

  • The Ritz-Carlton Singapore: A staycation at this luxurious hotel makes you feel like royalty. From exquisite buffets to fully-equipped rooms, this hotel is perfect for couples who wish to explore major Singaporean attractions.
The Ritz-Carlton Singapore

Price: $680 per night

Where: 7 Raffles Avenue

  • Shangri-La Hotel: Nature-inspired rooms, freeform swimming pool and great food are a few things that entail a staycation here. The best part- there is a multitude of Instagrammable spots that can get your profile views soaring.
Shangri-La Hotel

Price: $465++ per night.

Where: 22 Orange Grove Road

11. New ways to rekindle your love

While elegant dining and lavish staycation are good ideas, you and your better half can try new ways to strengthen your love. Here are they:

  • Rent a bike and hop on a romantic ride along Singapore’s Eastern Coastal Park Connector Network (ECPCN).
  • Go for a retro dinner at Kombi Rocks, along with a nostalgic joyride in a chauffeur-driven Combi.  
  • Plan a picnic at Woodlands Waterfront.
  • Spend some quality time at Changi Coastal Walk.
  • Lose yourself to the starry sky at Singapore Science Centre.

Whether you are dating or just got married or running a family, Singapore’s romantic hotspots will never disappoint you. It’s the best destination to visit if you wish to experience a soul connection with your partner.



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