Mid-Year Staycation Packages in 2024 for You and the Kids

The June school holidays are fast approaching. If you’re considering staycations with your kids, we’ve selected some special options provided by hotels in Singapore and a quick drive over the causeway. Whether it’s a stay at the Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay where you can learn about bees, an Urban Jungle Staycation at Pan Pacific Singapore, a Gnome’s Land Staycation at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, an enchanting night at Changi Airport, or a culinary experience at the DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, there’s something to delight everyone.

Bee Amazed. Stay at Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay


Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay celebrates its 10th year anniversary this year and has launched a Bee Amazed package that offers a comfortable stay with an interactive bee farm experience. Guests will be treated to an exclusive local bee farm experience, led by John Chong, the founder and Educator of BEE AMAZED Garden, to learn about the intricate world of bees, gaining insights into honey production and practical tips for cultivating bee-friendly environments. Sample honey across an array of exotic pure & raw honey as you learn about the different honey varieties. Take photos with the bees and bring back fond memories. The Bee Amazed package is available for booking via rsvn.sincq@ihg.com. Sessions are held every Saturday at the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Urban Jungle Staycation at Pan Pacific Singapore

The Urban Jungle Suites on the upper floors of Pan Pacific Singapore offers stunning views of the city and features a master bedroom for the parents and a jungle-themed room for children with an inflatable rocking hippo, a teepee, and a treehouse bunk bed for up to two children. The package includes daily breakfast and afternoon tea at Edge, as well as evening cocktails a Pacific Club Lounge. Receive a personalised welcome pack when you arrive. It contains a colouring book and non-toxic crayons, and personalised child-friendly cookies containing less sugar with the child’s name. Also receive an exclusively curated Urban Jungle Kit containing a colouring book, coloured pencils, hand sanitiser and an exclusive Urban Jungle Book.

The little ones can also be entertained with complimentary access to the Urban Jungle Village indoor play area, and Kiztopia Marina Square for up to 3 hours. Guests will also enjoy private access to the Urban Jungle Cabana by the pool with Kiztopia-themed floats.

Gnome’s Land Staycation at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay Singapore

The Gnome’s Land is a whimsical and magical realm where nature and magic intertwine. Choose between cosy accommodations at The Gnome’s Burrow, a wonderland to climb and play or The Gnome’s Treehouse, featuring an exhilarating slide at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay Singapore.

The package includes daily buffet breakfast for two adults and two children at Peppermint, special Gnome’s welcome and turndown amenities and a complimentary tour of the property’s sustainable Urban Farm.

Guests can particpate in a DIY terrarium milk pudding class led by a Chef at Peppermint’s Greenhouse, enjoy access to Nintendo Switch entertainment and an activity book with colour pencils. As a memnto, young guests will be greeted with a Gnomes-themed welcome drink, and will receive a cuddly Gnome plush toy, specially curated Gnome’s Land bathrobe and slippers and tote bag.

For reservations, call +65 6722 6780, email reserve.prsmb@parkroyalcollection.com or visit https://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pr-collection-marina-bay/offers/welcome-to-gnomes-land.html

Changi Experience Studio – An Enchanted Night at the Airport

Every Friday and Saturday from 1 June to 22 june 2024, enjoy fun-filled activites and a magical sleepover in Changi Experience Studio on level four of Jewel Changi Airport, in a whimsical garden-themed ‘camp-site’ with tents laid on grass turf, surrounded by life sized otters and flowers. During the day, be an airport horticulturist and conquer challenges as a family and learn fun facts about the plants and nature found in Changi Airport. Earn points to exchange for a badge kit and make your very own badge for keeps. Create your own resin paperweights with flowers and leaves that can be found in the airport in the Floral Resin Workshop.

As part of the camp, you will get tickets to Changi Experience Studio and the Jewel Blooms : What A Feelin5 event as well as get to bring home a box of exclusive Changi Scent inspired tea blend.

It will cost you S$98 for an adult, and S$128 for children between 5 and 12 years old. Book your tickets at https://www.changiairport.com/en/discover/latest-happenings/enchanted-night-at-the-airport.html. The camp programme starts at 2.30 pm and ends 8 am the next day.

Make Pizzas, Connecting Rooms, Escape to an Oasis at DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru

Drive over the causeway, and stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru from 25 May to 23 June 2024. Families with children can enjoy fun activities, seamless comfort and enriching experiences through as well as complimentary add-ons for both adults and little ones.

Check in and little ones will receive a special welcome pack of amenities designed to keep kids entertained. Young bakers will get to bake cookies and decorate cupcakes at the Sweet Sprinkles Baking Academy, available every weekday from 2pm to 4pm. Daily pizza-making sessions under the guidance of expert chefs await young culinary enthusiasts at Tosca during lunch hours. Enjoy fun-filled mini-games by the kids’ pool.

The culinary staycation starts from RM699++ per night, and comes with breakfast and your choice of lunch or dinner. Confirmed connecting rooms are available upon booking through the Hilton Honors app. Complimentary shuttle service is provided to Mid Valley Southkey and Johor Premium Outlet.

Book 3 days in advance and save up to 15%. Hilton Honors members who book direct have access to instant benefits. For enquiries or reservations, please call us at +607 268 6868 or email us at DoubleTreeJohorBahru.info@hilton.com or visit EatDrinkHilton.com

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