It is an undeniable fact that food is a form of comfort, and what better way to elevate a much-needed hotel staycation than by pairing it with a food experience? From boba-making classes to a MICHELIN-starred restaurant feast, these six food-themed staycations marry both cravings and comfort, and have been tailored to cater to those who either have a sweet tooth or a preference for savoury bites.
Shangri-La Hotel combines a fine dining experience for the family at one-MICHELIN-starred Shang Palace with exciting activities for the little ones.
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore poises itself as a sanctuary, sprawling with expertly landscaped gardens and a luxurious environment. Known to be a family-friendly property, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore comes equipped with a number of staycation packages that cater to various interests and hobbies for all members of the family.
The Gourmet Getaway with Shang Palace staycation package includes a family-friendly feast for four at newly awarded one-MICHELIN-starred Shang Palace, which serves "an extensive menu dominated by old-time Cantonese classics that are hard to find elsewhere", according to MICHELIN inspectors.
Apart from a MICHELIN-starred restaurant feast, the staycation package also includes playtime experiences for the little ones at the hotel's kid-friendly activity areas. Book your stay at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore here.
Wanderlust offers a Little India food tour and kombucha-making workshop.
Located at Kampong Glam, Wanderlust Hotel, which is also home to newly minted Bib Gourmand restaurant Kotuwa, provides its guests with an add-on selection of gastronomic experiences to complement their stay.
Among these is a 2-hour culinary exploration of Little India with tour group Singabites, which unveils more of Singapore through heritage food tours. Those who are curious about kombucha are welcome to satiate their interest in a 1.5-hour kombucha-making workshop with local kombucha and milk kefir company, Le Vyr. Book your stay at Wanderlust here.
Enjoy exclusive Fossa Chocolate experiences at Marriott Bonvoy properties.
Local chocolate artisan Fossa Chocolate has recently collaborated with Marriott Bonvoy properties The St. Regis Singapore, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, and JW Marriott Singapore South Beach. From Sept. 10, guests will be given the chance to experience a slew of immersive staycation packages that include an overnight stay in a luxurious suite, welcome amenities by Fossa Chocolate, an experiential chocolate masterclass, and a drinking or dining experience.
At The St. Regis Singapore, The Chocolate Connoisseur staycation package includes a St. Regis Afternoon Tea featuring an exclusive menu that showcases an array of sweet and savoury treats crafted with Fossa Chocolate, as well as a one-hour Chocolate & Tea Pairing Masterclass. Apart from this indulgent deal, Brasserie Les Saveurs at The St. Regis Singapore will likewise feature a three-tiered afternoon tea set that includes canapés, pastries, and desserts made with elements of Fossa Chocolate, including a savoury Foie Gras Mousse Tartlet with Chilli Peanut Praline Dark Chocolate and Balsamic, a St. Regis Tea Chocolate made with the hotel's signature tea blend, and a 60% Dark Mana Chocolate Mousse with Vanilla Chantilly. Book The Chocolate Connoisseur staycation at The St. Regis Singapore here.
The Chocolate. It's A Vibe. staycation package by W Singapore – Sentosa Cove enlivens the coastal getaway with an hour-long Cacao Infusion & Cocktail Making Masterclass. Guests who are dropping by the property can also enjoy bespoke cocktails made with Fossa Chocolate at WOOBAR. Inspired by the four elements, recommended cocktails are the O2 Breathe — a peanut-butter fat-washed bourbon whisky with Fossa Chocolate's Chilli Peanut Praline Dark Chocolate, smoked with hickory wood and cacao husk — and the Torched, which features vodka infused with cacao nibs and is completed with crème de cacao and chocolate foam with torched marshmallows. Book the Chocolate. It's A Vibe. staycation at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove here.
Lastly, one can enjoy the Nourish The Soul – with Chocolate staycation package at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach that includes not only a one-hour Savoury Chocolate Truffle Making Masterclass, but also an exclusive dinner for two, featuring Fossa Chocolate in savoury Cantonese dishes, at Madame Fan, which currently holds a MICHELIN Plate distinction. Until Nov. 21, Madame Fan diners can also experience limited-edition savoury creations made with Fossa Chocolate such as Handmade Spicy Mala Chocolate Cold Noodles made with Fossa's spicy chocolate and served with a pan-fried Hokkaido scallop, and Jasmine Tea Smoked Ribs that are laced in a Fossa lychee rose dark milk chocolate sauce. Book the Nourish The Soul – with Chocolate staycation at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach here.
At Capella Singapore, choose from a Build-Your-Own-Boba Class, a Kueh Pie Tee Workshop, or a Dim Sum Masterclass.
Capella Singapore's philosophy revolves around unique moments and experiences that revolve around heritage, the arts, wellness, and gastronomy.
Apart from classes on how to create your own edible garden at home, Capella Singapore also has a hands-on kueh pie tee workshop, which focuses on Peranakan heritage, while fans of boba milk tea can sign up for a workshop to recreate the famed beverage in one's kitchen. For families booking a stay at the hotel, a kid-friendly dim sum masterclass and lunch is also offered by the property. Book your stay at Capella Singapore here.
Tuck into fresh-off-the-grill burgers as you lounge in bed at Hotel G Singapore.
With eclectic interiors that combine industrial elements and cosy details, Hotel G has a number of dining packages that cater to a wide range of food enthusiasts.
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore celebrates heritage cuisine with a laksa making workshop.
Built in 1928 and recognised as a national monument in 2015, the Fullerton Building was once home to Singapore's General Post Office, while playing a pivotal role in Singapore's history. Today, it is now The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, a heritage hotel that not only boasts a rich narrative, but also celebrates Singaporean culture.
Guests who book a stay at The Fullerton Hotel can opt for the privilege to learn the finer points of local heritage cuisine with the Fullerton chefs through a laksa making class. From preparing the rempah (spice mix), to cooking the coconut broth, guests will be guided through the entire process and will be able to savour the fruits of their labour afterwards. Book a room at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore here.