Singapore is a perfect example of East meets West, and where people have embraced tradition and weaved it into their daily lives. Tall skyscrapers, lush gardens, architectural marvels, and large open spaces make for a city that remains serene despite fast-paced living. Couples will find that there are many romantic experiences and attractions for them to indulge in and celebrate their love. Looking for date ideas in Singapore for Valentine's Day 2022? Well, look no further. Here's a curated list of date ideas in Singapore featuring different places and ideas of how you can make this a day to remember.
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20 Best Valentine's Day Date Ideas in Singapore
1. Kiss atop the Singapore Flyer
An iconic part of the city's skyline, the Singapore Flyer is one of the top romantic things to do in Singapore. Watch the city unfurl beneath you, and once you reach the top, steal a quick kiss! An unforgettable experience, the Singapore Flyer will let you see the famous landmarks of the city — and on a day that's clear enough, you will also get to see parts of Indonesia and Malaysia. Should you opt for the Singapore Flyer Sling Experience, you will also get to try the popular gin-based drink Singapore Sling as you are seated aboard your capsule.
VDay Tip: You can also opt for a premium dining experience, where you can have a delicious four-course meal in the comfort of your capsule. Read our guide on Singapore Flyer.
Recommended Singapore Flyer Experiences on Valentine's Day
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2. Become one with nature at Gardens by the Bay
Spend a day with your bae (we had to!) at Singapore’s famous Gardens by the Bay. The romantic in you is sure to be delighted by the colorful floral arrangements, indoor waterfalls, and attractions like the Flower Dome and Floral Fantasy. The best time to visit Gardens by the Bay is at night when it shimmers with solar-powered lights. Don’t miss the Cloud Tower, Serene Garden, the chance to see the Supertrees up close through the OOBC Skyway, and the Garden Rhapsody sound and light show to make your Valentine's Day 2022 in Singapore special.
VDay Tip: Book your ticket online and in advance to ensure you get the slot of your choice. Read our guide on Gardens by the Bay.
Recommended Gardens by the Bay Experiences on Valentine's Day
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3. Revel in the lap of luxury at Marina Bay Sands
Home to one of the largest observation decks in the world, Marina Bay Sands is a luxury hotel. This hotel is known for its iconic three towers and boat-shaped deck at the very top. It is also home to one of the best casinos in the country. The boat-shaped deck in the SkyPark, which also has jogging paths, gardens, and the most famous Infinity Pool. You can plan a staycation with your loved one, or just get tickets to the deck and admire the sprawling city around you.
VDay Tip: Marina Bay Sands is also close to the ArtScience Museum, so you can combine these two experiences, and end the day with dinner at one of the many restaurants in the area. Read our guide on Marina Bay Sands.
Recommended Marina Bay Sands Experiences on Valentine's Day
4. Learn something new at the ArtScience Museum
Close to Marina Bay Sands is the ArtScience Museum. If you and your partner enjoy learning new things, this is the place for you. A lotus-shaped building filled with interactive works. Featuring exclusive exhibitions, this is where art, culture, tradition, and technology converge. There are currently four exhibitions in place: Margins: drawing pictures of home, Future World: Where Art Meets Science, STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition, and Planet or Plastic? Hold your date’s hand and guide them into a unique space that will brighten their day.
VDay Tip: Combine this visit with Gardens by the Bay or Marina Bay Sands SkyPark. Read our guide on ArtScience Museum.
Recommended ArtScience Museum Experiences on Valentine's Day
5. Spend the day at S.E.A Aquarium
One of the unique things to do in Singapore for couples is to visit the S.E.A Aquarium. Explore the biggest aquarium in the city as you walk around and meet your new marine friends! Here's your chance to take a trip around the world through the aquatic species, as you meet over 1000 species from 45 different habitats. Regardless of the weather, this is a date you can take as it is indoors. While shows and public feedings are temporarily cancelled, you can walk around at your own pace and follow the trail of gold ingots to win a prize as part of their Spring in the Sea promotion.
Recommended S.E.A Aquarium Experiences on Valentine's Day
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6. Enjoy a meal on Singapore Cable Car
A quirky date idea in Singapore, you can get a bird's eye view of the city from the Cable Car. With comfortable cabins that are safe and secure, this makes for a memorable experience. Watch the urban landscape fade away as you make your way across to Sentosa Island. You can opt for a Cable Car Dining Experience to up the romance! Indulge in a four-course freshly-prepared meal as you look out at the stunning surrounding vistas.
VDay Tip: Combine your cable car experience with Sentosa Island experiences and make a whole day out of it. Read our guide on the Singapore Cable Car.
Recommended Singapore Cable Car Experiences on Valentine's Day
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7. Take an Island Cruise
Take a break from the fast pace of the city and head out with your partner on an Island Cruise. Set sail from Marina's South Pier and explore St. John's Island with its azure seas and sparkling beaches. Then move on to Kusu Island and visit its sacred sites. If you take the Sindo Ferry, you can also cover Lazarus. It starts and ends at Harbourfront Centre. Make sure to carry along a camera and take lots of pictures and relive the day over and over again.
VDay Tip: To make the trip even more special, pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic on any of the islands.
Recommended Island Cruise Experiences on Valentine's Day
8. Experience a different world at Trick Eye Museum
Enjoy a day of fun and frolicking at Trick Eye Museum Singapore. Featuring a series of 2-D optical illusions, this is bound to spin your head round! Among the many things to do in Singapore for couples, this is an experience that brings out your inner child. An interactive visual exhibit, this will leave you in awe and wonder of how simple things can produce complex results. A day at Trick Eye Museum is bound to be filled with laughter!
VDay Tip: Combine this with a couple of other Sentosa experiences for a fun day! Read our guide on Trick Eye Museum.
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9. Indulge in a day of fun at Universal Studios
Yet another experience to bring out your inner child, a day spent at Universal Studios Singapore is bound to be exhilarating! Nestled in Sentosa Island, this theme park is among the top attractions in the city, and is worth every penny for adventurous couples. With multiple zones such as Ancient Egypt, The Lost World, and Far Far Away; street performances, delicious snacks, and rides that will leave you wanting more, this is one attraction that guarantees a day of fun for you and your partner!
VDay Tip: Don't miss Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride, Battlestar Galactica: Human vs Cylon, and Transformers: The Ride. Read our guide on Universal Studios Singapore.
Recommended Universal Studios Singapore Experiences on Valentine's Day
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10. Explore the city as a tourist
Here's a romantic way to celebrate Valentine's Day 2022 in Singapore. Play the tourist in your city and explore it from a different perspective. Learn about Singapore's past, present, and even its future as you pass through its winding lanes, lofty skyscrapers, stunning museums, and verdant gardens. Choose from guided tours, hop on hop off tours, bike tours, sidecar tours, and even food tours!
VDay Tip: The best way to explore the city is through a guided tour to ensure you cover every nook and cranny of the city.
11. Enjoy the chills at Snow City Singapore
Beat the muggy Singapore heat with a trip to the super cool (pun intended!) Snow City. The first of its kind in the city, this permanent indoor snow center is well worth the visit. You will get to wear a jacket and boots to keep you warm and enjoy an array of experiences such as the 60-ft snow slide and skiing on the slope. There are three different zones for you to choose from — Arctic snow playground, snow field, and Arctic Snow Slide.
VDay Tip: Start at the Arctic Snow Playground where you will learn about the Inuit way of life. Don’t forget to give your partner an Eskimo kiss!
Recommended Snow City Experiences on Valentine's Day
12. Explore Floral Fantasy
A totally unique concept, Floral Fantasy is nestled within Gardens by the Bay. The attraction comprises four unique landscapes — Dance, Float, Waltz, and Drift. Each landscape is designed differently. Dance is an upside down garden; Float is reminiscent of a gentle river, but covered in flowers; Waltz features tiny frogs, waterfalls, and structures made of driftwood; while Drift is a serene landscape with 50+ species of exotic South American orchids. This is a romantic date idea that will be unforgettable and very much cherished!
VDay Tip: After your visit, head to Cafe Aster by Far East Flora to enjoy a delicious meal while facing the waterfront.
Recommended Floral Fantasy Experiences on Valentine's Day
13. Make a splash at Wild Wild Wet!
One of the top waterparks in Singapore, Wild Wild Wet guarantees a day of fun! Be it with your partner, your kids, or even your girl friends for a fun Galantine's Day, this is an experience that is filled with laughter and excitement. Some of the rides include Kraken Racers, The Waterworks, Shiok River, and Free Fall. Not to forget, you will also take home many cherished memories. Read out guide on Wild Wild Wet Singapore.
VDay Tip: If you want to relax with your partner, you can even rent a cabana for some privacy!
Recommended Wild Wild Wet Experiences on Valentine's Day
14. Go axe throwing
If you and your partner love a little competition, head to an Axe Throwing experience. A new and unique thing to do, this will test your strength and precision. All you need to do is throw you axe so it hits the center of the target — just like in darts. If you're new to this, you can also get guidance from one of the professional team members at the venue.
VDay Tip: Axe Factor is super close to Ristorante Da Valentino, so head there for a bite after your axe throwing experience, which is bound to leave you hungry!
Recommended Axe Throwing Experiences on Valentine's Day
15. Go skydiving — indoors!
If you and your partner are adrenaline junkies, well, this is an experience that is perfect for you! Avoid the fear of jumping from a plane and bad weather as you head to the world's biggest wind tunnel for the same thrill but in a safe fashion. After your basic safety and instrcution training, get ready to feel the wind rush through your hair as you start to fly!
Recommended iFly Experiences on Valentine's Day
16. Make a toast at Tiger Brewery
Who doesn't know of the iconic Tiger Beer? Created in Singapore in 1932, today, it is among the top 10 most valued brands in the country. If you and your partner love a good beer, this tour is perfect for you. Unearth the secrets of Tiger Beer as you learn about the ingredients used, the brewing process, and then end your tour with the much-enjoyed sampling of the beers.
VDay Tip: Once you're full, head to a Hawker center and fill up on some delicious grub.
17. Fill up your bellies at a Hawker Center
Singapore is known for its hawker centers. Featuring many food stalls where dishes are freshly made and served, this is a staple when in Singapore. Some popular hawker centers and dishes are Char Kway Teow at Marina South Delicious Food Stall, Maxwell Road Hawker Centre, Hainanese Chicken Rice at Wee Nam Kee, United Square, Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee at #01-116, Old Airport Road Food Centre, and He Zhong Fried Carrot cake at #02-185, Bukit Timah Food Centre.
VDay Tip: Craving a Michelin-starred meal? Head to Hawker Chan, which was awarded a Michelin star in 2016, and is known to have the cheapest Michelin star meal in the world.
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18. Try to figure out what’s real and what isn’t at HeadRock VR
Singapore’s first-ever VR experience makes for an exciting Valentine’s Day date idea! Enter a world that doesn’t truly exist and pick from 11 different attractions to try. This immersive story-telling experience will take you to worlds far, far away and leave you with unforgettable moments. If you and your partner love trying new things, this will not disappoint you!
VDay Tip: As HeadRock VR is in Sentosa Island, you can combine it with other attractions like Universal Studios or AJ Hackett.
Recommended HeadRock VR Experiences on Valentine's Day
19. Discover Contemporary Art
Singapore is a cosmopolitan city that has made a name for itself in the contemporary art scene. As it is home to some of the best galleries in the region, why not admire the art and discover the many stories behind the artworks yourself? Some popular art galleries in Singapore include ARNDT Singapore, Gajah Gallery, Yavuz Gallery, Future Perfect, and National Gallery Singapore. You don't need to be an artist to enjoy and admire the work and thought put into each piece. And who knows, maybe you'll leave the gallery with your creative juices flowing!
VDay Tip: Combine this experience with an afternoon tea experience close by to make your date even more romantic.
Recommended Art Gallery Experiences on Valentine's Day
20. Unwind at a Spa Date
Leave behind all your troubles and worries as you get your stress massaged away. Relax and bond with your loved one as you get a couples' massage. Some of the best spas in the city include The Thai Spa, Yunomori Onsen and Spa, Remede Spa at The St Regis, Nimble Knead, and Four Seasons Spa. You can pick from whether you want a calm ambience, one filled with opulence, or even one connected with nature. What better way to show you love than to offer them the gift of a stress-free day?
VDay Tip: Book a staycation at one of the many hotels with spas and pamper yourself and your loved one entire weekend.
Singapore is a cosmopolitan city with a bustling culture interspersed with the utmost modernities. In Singapore, you and your partner can enjoy plenty of things together, be it a quiet afternoon at the spa or an exciting day skydiving. Nightlife in Singapore is pretty vibrant as well, with the Hawker Centre just waiting for you to try out some of Singapore's best cuisines or if bars and pubs are more your scene, make sure to try out the Tiger Beer!
520 Day is actually celebrated on the 20th of May every year in Singapore. It's a day of celebration of love. The pronunciation of 5-2-0 comes close to 'I love you', so the numbers have become shorthand to express the same. This day is entirely separate from Valentine's Day.
Singapore is ideal for a romantic getaway. There are cruises to be taken, and beautiful views to be explored with your partner! So if you're considering Singapore for your Valentine's Day destination, don't think twice!
While there is no law against public display of affection, public indecency is a punishable offence.
Hugging without consent is considered a soft crime in this futuristic city.
February weather in Singapore is warm and a little bit dry. The highest it can go to is 31°C and the lowest is 25°C. About 6 days of rain are expected in February in Singapore.
Ready to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Singapore?
Now that we've rounded up our top 10 date ideas in Singapore, you can pick, choose, and mix and match different ideas to plan the perfect Valentine's Day. Read our guide on getting around Singapore and learn of all your options to travel in and around the city.
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