Lazing about a gorgeous pool, an indoor play centre for the kids and fun activities at the beach – a staycation at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa staycation all you could want from a relaxing family getaway.
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is Singapore’s only beachfront resort. Tucked away at Sentosa’s Siloso Point, a staycation at the Resort offers the promise of an escape from busy city life to a tropical, resort-style experience.
We checked-in to Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa for a staycation to check out this family-friendly hotel.
Tranquil and Beautiful Rooms
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa has more than 400 guest rooms and suites. Each room comes with a private balcony or terrace which overlooks its gorgeous swimming pool, the waters off Sentosa or lush, relaxing greenery. The room’s balcony serves as the perfect vantage point to pause and soak in the view while your cares fade away.
Rooms at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa are beautifully furnished. Decorated with natural hues and fitted with luxurious furnishings, they provided the perfect sanctuary to relax and unwind.
And while it was tempting to luxuriate within the room, the facilities are where Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa truly sets itself apart as a family-friendly hotel.
Exciting Activities at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa Swimming Pool
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa’s swimming pool is one of the most beautifully landscaped pools in Singapore. Surrounded by towering trees, the swimming pool features multiple swim zones.
There are the main pool area and a children’s wading pool with water fountains for younger kids to enjoy. A section of the pool, fitted with jacuzzies, is designated as a quiet area for adults only.
Not to be outdone, kids have their own children-only mini “water park”. Three water slides provide endless fun around a landscaped garden.
Families can also play together at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa’s splash pad where fountains and water spray jets provide a good dose of fun.
Activities are regularly organised at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa main swimming pool, so there is always something to do. From poolside entertainment to in-pool games, everyone is welcomed to join in the fun.
Entertainment for the Kids during a Staycation at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
At most hotels, the pool is the main distraction for the kids. Not so at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa.
The family-friendly Sentosa resort has multiple play areas for kids and children. These are all “helmed” by the Resorts’ mascot, Toots the frog.
Children below 5 years old can enjoy the Mini Toots Club, a parent-accompanied, jungle-themed play area. Here, toddlers can enjoy a climbing frame, ball pond, baby rockers and age-suitable books and toys. Admission to the Mini Toots Club is complimentary for under 5s.
Older children aged 5 to 12 years old can head over to Toots Club, a fully supervised play area. With themes like Pirate Tuesday and Circus Saturday which change every day, Toots Club offers unending fun for guests. The fully supervised drop-off programmes on offer here mean that parents can get some time off for themselves with the knowledge that the kids are safe and enjoying themselves too.
Other family-friendly facilities at Rasa Sentosa include a Fun Zone with race car simulators, an art activity room, kiddy rides and table tennis tables.
There is also an outdoor playground with hammocks slung under the trees nearby.
You don’t have to worry about the kids getting bored during a staycation at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa.
The Resort also has things covered for guests who wish to hit the beach too. The resort is ideally located just a few steps away from the pristine sands of Siloso Beach.
Besides working on your tan, you can also play giant chess, volleyball or soccer on the beach. Grab some sand toys and create a sandcastle by the water’s edge.
At the hotel’s Sea Sports Centre, you can rent a kayak and other watercraft to take to the water. It is a fun way family-bonding experience to enjoy together during the hotel stay.
Great Dining Experience for Families
No true staycation would be complete without copious amounts of feasting.
You will be spoilt for choice at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa. This family-friendly hotel on Sentosa has six food and beverage outlets including a noodle house and poolside bar.
Two outlets to highlight are the Silver Shell Café and Trapizza.
Silver Shell Café is an all-day dining restaurant. In the evenings, it has a Buffet Dinner with themes which vary every day.
The restaurant features a scaled-down counter where kids can help themselves to food – just like a grown-up. What’s more, up to two children under 6 years old get to enjoy the buffet meals for free at Silver Shell Café when accompanied by a paying adult.
Trapizza offers a different dining experience.
Located along Siloso Beach, a short walk from the hotel, Trapizza is a casual Italian restaurant renowned for its wood-fired pizzas. The family-friendly restaurant also serves favourites like pasta and burgers – all at a perfect beachside environment. It is a wonderful spot to sit back and watch the world go by.
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa Family Packages
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is currently offering a family-friendly stay package, A Slice of Fun.
This deal includes a room with extra sofa bed for a child, buffet breakfast at Silver Shell Café and a family sharing set lunch at Trapizza.
It includes a free, full-day registration at Toots Club for children 5 to 12 years old, inclusive of complimentary lunch and dinner if they are there for the full-day programme.
Among the family-bonding experiences included in the A Slice of Fun package are a one-hour use of selected water sports facilities and a complimentary walk on the AJ Hackett Sentosa Skybridge. Experiences that will leave you and your family with wonderful memories of your stay.
The Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa’s A Slice of Fun package starts from S$455++ per night. More information is available here.
So, if you are looking for a fun family staycation for the holidays, check out Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa and its various family-family packages.
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
Where: 101 Siloso Rd, 098970