Every year come February, people start to get frantic over one of the most important day of the year to declare their love - Valentine’s Day of course. February 14 has long been celebrated as a day of romance and on this day, love is definitely in the air.
Whether you have a loved one (lucky you!) or you are pursuing someone you had a secret crush for the longest time, we know that planning a perfect Valentine’s Day can be stressful. We trawled through Singapore to find you some Atas Valentine’s Day Date Ideas that are very value-for-money and are sure to impress your date!
1. Gin Distillery Tour
The gin boom has been on the rise in recent years and has garnered a steady increase in gin-lovers all over the world. If you and your date are fans of this botanical-infused spirit, a Gin Distillery Tour would be a fantastic experience.
The first of its kind in Singapore, Brass Lion Distillery is a full-fledged working distillery and home to the Singapore Dry Gin. Their signature tour takes you deep into the inner workings of botanicals and the distillation process of gin. The Gin Distillery Tour starts off with a welcome drink and then proceeds to a behind-the-scenes exploration of their working distillery. At the end of the tour, guests get to enjoy a tasting flight of three delightful gins.
Stay intoxicated with more gin and the company of your special someone at their in-house bar, The Tasting Room, voted Best Spirits Bar of 2020. It is a great place to spend Valentine’s Day and try out spirits that are proudly made in Singapore!
Price: $90 per couple, 45mins tour.
2. Ultimate Staycation at Ascott
A staycation is one of the best Valentine’s Day gifts for him and her. A fancy hotel room, matching bathrobes and snuggling up in bed - this is a no-brainer romantic date idea. There are many Valentine’s Day staycation promotions available but the Ascott makes a pretty good deal.
The Ascott serviced residences are well-known for its luxurious accommodations and exceptional service. With 11 properties situated amidst the city bustle, they are a great choice for couples who love shopping and quick access to modern amenities. To pamper your valentine, try the exclusive Ascott Orchard Singapore. The sophisticated Studio Premier Suite comes with a comfy King-size bed, a satisfying home entertainment system and a bathtub!
What will make your Valentine’s Day memories even sweeter? From 1 February to 31 December 2021, simply book a night at any participating Ascott properties and enjoy a Free Walking Tour conducted by Monster Day Tours!
To book: http://bit.ly/ASCOTTXMDT
Price: From $182 per night (excl taxes)
3. Glamping By The Sea
If staycations are too mainstream, have a most magical night glamping by the sea while being seranaded by the sound of waves crashing. Wondrous Glamping offers a boutique camping experience at East Coast that is a wonderful fusion of luxury and nature.
With the stars twinkling above, cosy up with your bae for a most romantic night. Order in a lavish dinner and maybe even some champagne! Their spacious bell tents come with a Queen size air mattress bed, bed linens, pillows, portable fans, stylish carpets and fairy lights to complete the romance.
Planning to propose to your partner during Valentine’s Day? For an extra $150, you can jazz up your standard glamping tent with big “Marry Me” alphabet balloons, heart-shaped and ring-shaped balloons, a bouquet of flowers and printed photos to set the tone right. Now, all you need is a beautiful sunset and a bling on her finger.
To book: https://www.wondrousglamping.com/
Price: From $200 per night
4. An Indulgent Dinner-View Pairing Experience
For a truly indulgent Valentine’s Day dinner that requires no planning, bring your date to the Gourmet Island Escapade organised by Sentosa and Monster Day Tours. This "first-of-its-kind" multi-sensory dining experience is a 4-course gourmet dinner savoured at 4 different spots at Sentosa!
Each location presents a different scenic view; a sprawling golf course (Terrace at Sentosa Golf Club), a panoramic fort (secret setup at Fort Siloso), an idyllic beach (Trapizza at Siloso Beach) and the glittery night cityscape (Arbora at Mount Faber). As you and your special someone get whisked to the next food stop in a luxury van, a personal tour guide will keep you entertained with fascinating stories and insider anecdotes about Sentosa island.
This unparalleled experience offers gourmet food, spectacular views, luxury van and a private tour guide. The stage is set for an unforgettable evening. All you need to do is to relax and enjoy the magical moments shared with your lover.
Price: $398 per couple
5. DIY Bubble Tea Workshop
Instead of whispering sweet nothings to your loved one, turn up the sweet factor by going for a DIY Bubble Tea Workshop together! Conducted by Teahee SG, this first Boba Tea studio in Singapore lets you create your very-own Bubble Tea, personalised to your own style.
There is a wide range of workshops that you can choose from. Learn to make the ever-popular Brown Sugar Boba Milk, Boba Ice Cream, Alcoholic Boba Tea or even Boba Soap & Candle. Or you can master the techniques of cooking chewy pearls, a skill that would please many girls for sure.
This will make a fantastic Valentine’s Day activity for sweet-toothed lovers. Although it is rather pricey for a 1.5hour session, this unique workshop lets you spend quality time creating something together and be the boba barista that you have always wanted to.
To book: https://teaheesg.com
Price: From $119.80 per couple, 1.5hours
6. Private Yacht Charter
What can be more atas and romantic than a private yacht charter for Valentine’s Day? Just like what you see in movies, enjoy a romantic getaway with no one else but the endless blue sea and cottony skies.
Set sail onboard the Le Tara, the only luxurious Alaska 45 in Singapore. This monohull power yacht is an ideal choice for the ultimate yachting experience, featuring a spacious open flybridge with lounge seating and a unique sunbed to soak in the cool sea breeze. The saloon and cabins are fully air-conditioned and equipped with modern audio visual system. If you want to frolick in the waters, a wide range of inflatable sea toys and even a twin kayak, are available for your pleasure!
You can choose a 4-hour short charter or splurge on an overnight 12-hour sail. Either way, it is the perfect setting to get lost in each other.
To book: www.letarayacht.com.sg/
Price: From $580 per couple
7. A Dinner That Reminisces On Your Romantic Journey
Maybe you and your significant other have been together for a long time and the sparks have somehow faded. This Valentine’s Day, Tablescape’s playful take on a Valentine’s Day dinner allows you to reignite the passion with a specially-curated playful Valentine’s Day menu!
Through a 4-course dinner, go on a romantic roller coaster ride that will lead up to your first date. Get the reminiscing started with “Discovery” a classic French brandade made with black cod. It is followed by “First Meeting”, a lavish plate of whole poached lobster, luxurious foie gras and caviar. The main course lets you subtly share how you feel about one another. Choose “Yes” for a pan-seared seabass, “No” for a slow-cooked pork belly or “Maybe” for a hearty vegetarian risotto. Relive the beautiful memories as you “Fall In Love” with a rich chocolate dessert. Order some bubbly to end the romantic night with a toast!
Price: From $168++ per couple
8. Bath Bomb Making Workshop
If you are in a dilemma over Valentine’s Day gifts, this Bath Bomb Workshop by Soap Ministry is a fantastic gift idea. Together with your loved one, learn to create your very own natural bath bombs made using essential oils instead of synthetic fragrances. This 1.5 - 2hr workshop lets you explore your creativity and get hands-on with mixing techniques, basic layering and more.
It is alot of fun, romantic and very practical too. After the session, you are all set for an indulgent bath soak using the bath bombs that you made yourself!
They also have other activities that are suitable for couples, such as soap making workshops, body treatment workshops and more. Using only natural products, pure essential oil and top-grade ingredients, you are really giving the gift of soft moisturised skin to your valentine.
To book: https://www.soapministry.com
Price: From $136 per couple
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