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Relaxing spas to bubbly brunches in this home from home 1 Comments
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Take in a million-dollar view
A private capsule on the Singapore Flyer, reportedly the world’s tallest ferris wheel, can be yours for Dhs7,094. (01-07, 30 Raffles Avenue, +65 6333 3311). If that’s a bit rich for you, pay a mere Dhs14 to gain access to the 50th floor Skybridge of Pinnacle@Duxton for similarly breathtaking views.
(Cantonment Road, 1800 225 5432).
Those down to the felt should go to the sky garden at One George Street, where the views are limitless at the infinity pool. Caution: stay away from the edge.
(Level 5, 1 George Street, no number).
Sip posh mixed drinks
Show off your wealth by ordering Axis Bar’s caviar (Dhs5,360). This ‘mortini’ comes with 3g of premium Iranian caviar, plus condiments.
(Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue, +65 6885 3098).
If you haven’t the cash to splash, you can still take the edge off with a custom-made fruit-and-herb mixed drink (Dhs45-62) at Klee.
(#01-04, 5B Portsdown Road, +65 6479 6911).
Sail the high seas
Seek out Something Special, which will organise something, well, special on its 65ft Sunseeker yacht. You can cruise around the Singapore islands, sail out as far as Thailand or swim with the dolphins: your wish is their command. It’ll cost you from Dhs21,285 for a half-day charter, including food and drink.
(+65 8318 8688).
A more humble aquatic outing can be found with Singapore River Cruises, whose half-hour journey along the Singapore River (Dhs43) should help clear your head and lungs.
(www.rivercruise.com.sg, no number).
Indulge in a spa package
Cash in your chips and make a beeline for the St Regis Remède Spa and indulge in the four-hour-long ‘Bathing Celebration’ (Dhs1,646), where you’ll be given a Moroccan-style rub-down with black soap and a traditional-style Kassa scrub. The rub-and-scrub ends off with a relaxing Vichy Shower Massage that’ll rebalance your exhausted mental, physical and emotional state.
(St Regis, 29 Tanglin Rd, +65 6506 6896).
No less indulgent is Spa Botanica’s Five Elements Cleanse and Purifying Ritual (Dhs995). The treatment has Tibetan origins and uses ginseng and lotus blossom, and the spa is in a lush tropical compound on the island of Sentosa. (2 Bukit Manis Road, +65 6371 1318). Less cashed-up customers should troop over to Java Java for a head-clearing Javanese massage from Dhs99.
(215 Upper Thomson Road, +65 6554 4800).
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