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Overview:

Tranquility and luxury await the discerning traveler at the beautiful Capella Singapore located on Singapore’s famed Sentosa Island, a true tourism destination phenomenon that is best described as Asia’s vision of Universal Studios meets the Caribbean! The resort property is a mix of old and new architecture set on a 30 acre lush tropical campus overlooking the South China Sea just minutes from the city center. The core historical structure, a British Military Colonial building dating back to the 1880’s, has been masterfully restored and now is the welcoming focal point of the resort. The property is vast with accommodations that range from standard rooms to private villas. Moreover, the accommodations are spacious – said to be the largest (per square feet) in Singapore! The resort’s sculptured gardens and three outdoor pools accentuate the landscape’s breathtaking natural beauty and offer guests a haven from the bustle of big city life.

Location: Sentosa Island, Singapore
Easy Access by Light Rail ” The Sentosa Express” – literally 5 minutes from the Singapore HarborFront. Cost: $3 for a Day Pass

Rooms: 112 guest rooms which include 61 deluxe rooms, 11 suites, 38 garden villas and a private presidential retreat.

Fun Fact: If you fall in love with the resort and can’t imagine leaving, don’t fret.  Guests have the option to move in.  The property offers lease options (up to 20 years) on select suites and villas.

Room Rates: Pricey but luxurious. US$ 500+
Check Resort Website for Special Packages & Promotions

Discover the Secrets of Singapore Package includes a 4 hour city tour in a chauffeur driven Rolls Royce.

Room Amenities and Services:

Touch Pad Control In-Room Lighting/Shades; IPod Docking Station; WiFi; LCD Flat Screen TV; 24 Hour Room Service; Rainforest Bath Shower; Adjustable Temp Control; Expansive Balconies; Fitness Center; Full Service Spa; Personal Assistant/Concierge; Luxury Bedding and Toiletries

Restaurants and Bars:

Guest Dining OptionsThe Knolls – offering indoor and alfresco dining with views of the pool area, as well as, a unique tea bar with over 30 varieties of rare premium tea blends; Bob’s Bar – featuring signature specialty cocktails and a light bar menu; Cassia– an award winning upscale Chinese restaurant.

The Spa & Wellness CentreAURIGA SPA – a 8,000 square foot expansive facility in a garden setting offering indoor/outdoor experience rooms, vitality pools, sauna, herbal steam bath, aromatherapy showers, a relaxation lounge, full beauty services menu and a fitness center.  Specialty Spa Line: Natural and Organic products from The Organic Pharmacy.

The Spa is unique in its holistic philosophy, organic products and lunar inspired specialty treatments. The cycles of the moon are core to the Auriga’s healing and rejuvenating synergistic themed signature experiences.  Every Diva needs a decadent spa day… and I was eager and ready! Lift off to the heavens… a celestial moon treatment was just what the doctor ordered!

The New Moon: A stimulating 120 minute session to awaken and bring new life to the body and mind. This spa experience features an oil infused foot massage, a seaweed and eucalyptus salt scrub ( good bye old skin cells)  and a warm encapsulating seaweed bodywrap. I arrived worn and torn… a weary soul… and departed transformed… a silky soft and revitalized spirit.

Traditional Massage Services & Asian Therapies: Shiatsu; Thai; Reiki

Meeting Space: Private Room to accommodate up to 170 guests

Nearby: Sentosa Golf Club ( 2 challenging scenic courses); Marina Yacht Club; Palawan Beach

For more information, contact Capella Singapore directly or Sentosa Island Guest Services

2 thoughts on “Hotel Review: Capella Singapore – Sentosa Island Oasis

  1. the Auriga Spa new moon massage treatment – do you have a range on the price for those who might just want to drop in and check out the spa?

  2. Best to check with the spa directly via email. Hotel resort website can assist you with contact info. Package prices always subject to change especially with currency exchange flunctuations.

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