Romantic places in Singapore


If you’ve been in a long-term relationship, you’d be well aware of what it’s like to fall into the same old routine. It’s always the same places, food and activities year in year out. Well, it’s never too late to mix things up with these romantic places in Singapore.

Here’s where you can go to add a little more spice to your relationship or celebrate that special occasion with your partner.

Note: Some of these places may have Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) measures in place.


1. Take a stroll at the Esplanade Roof Terrace


Esplanade roof terrace
Image credit: Esplanade

The Esplanade Roof Terrace is a prime location for a laid-back evening with your date. Head here after a meal and stroll along the Singapore River, for an unobstructed view of Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore River, and One Fullerton.

Esplanade roof terrace
Image credit: @esplanadesingapore

It’s got everything you need to set the mood for a romantic evening once the sun goes down, be it sultry lights or manicured greenery for a literal breath of fresh air. 

Price: Free
Address: 8 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039802
Telephone: 6828 8377

Esplanade website


2. Feel on top of the world at 1-Altitude


1-Altitude view
Image credit: 1-Altitude

Perched on the uppermost floors of One Raffles Place, 1-Altitude is the highest alfresco bar in the world. It houses a combination of three concept bars and restaurants so you can have a 3-in-1 date here. 

Romantic places in Singapore - 1-Altitude wedding photoshoot
1-Altitude also hosts weddings and photoshoots
Image credit: @1altitudesg

For pre-dinner coffee, chill out at ALT Cafe & Bar on level 1. On level 62 sits Stellar, a restaurant with modern Australian fare for a romantic meal. For after-dinner cocktails with a stellar view of the surrounding CBD, head up to 1-Altitude Gallery & Bar on level 63.

Address: 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 5.30PM-10.30PM | Sat 4.30PM-10.30PM | Sun 3PM – 10.30PM
Telephone: 6438 0410

1-Altitude website 


3. Propose a toast on the Singapore Flyer


Romantic Places in Singapore - Singapore Flyer
Image credit: @singaporeflyer

Private cabin? Check. Drinks? Check. A killer view? Check. These are all the ingredients you’ll get for a romantic evening aboard the Singapore Flyer.

Singapore Flyer
Image credit: @pichancruz

Besides being known for its panoramic views of Marina Bay and the surrounding cityscape, Singapore Flyer has several romantic packages for lovebirds. Think a glass of champagne ($60/adult), or a four-course dinner ($300/couple) to celebrate your love. 

Price: From $33/adult
Address: 30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803
Opening hours: Thur – Sun 3PM-9PM (Closed on Mondays – Wednesdays)

Singapore Flyer website


4. Watch the Marina Bay Sands Light and Water Show


Marina Bay Sands light and water show
Image credit: Marina Bay Sands

Spectra – A Light & Water Show at Marina Bay Sands is a display of water jets, lasers and fire geysers that took three years to develop. It lasts for an estimated 13 minutes with gazillions of bubbles filling up the night sky for that magical finale.

Here’s the best part: it’s free! Head to the steps outside Shoppes @ Marina Bay Sands for a first class seat with your SO. 

Note: Spectra is temporarily suspended until further notice.

Price: Free
Address: Merlion Park, 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049213

MBS light and water show website


5. Splurge on bae at CÉ LA VI


Ce La Vi Singapore
Image credit: CÉ LA VI Singapore

Situated atop the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands tower, this lounge, bar and restaurant is the epitome of all things classy. 

Dine on a sumptuous contemporary Asian dinner and head up to the Skybar or Sky Lounge to continue the evening with cocktails. You’ll get a stunning view of the city below, and live out your Crazy Rich Asians dream for the night. 

Address: 1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands Hotel Tower3, Singapore 018971
Opening hours: Sat 12PM-10.30PM | Sun 12PM-9PM | Mon – Fri 4PM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6508 2188

CÉ LA VI website


6. Walk the sky bridge at Gardens by the Bay


OCBC Skyway Gardens by the Bay
Image credit: Gardens by the Bay 

Many may think that Gardens by the Bay is for those who love sunny strolls amid greenery and flowers. But it doesn’t stop setting a romantic mood even after the sun goes down. 

OCBC Skyway Gardens by the Bay
Image credit: @low_winnie

If you’re looking for a place that’s worthy of a grand romcom moment, head up to the OCBC Skyway suspension bridge. Not only will you have the glowing Supertrees as your backdrop; you’ll also get to catch their daily light displays. 

Note: The light shows are temporarily suspended until further notice.

Price: $8/adult
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: Thur – Tue 9AM-8.30PM (Closed on Wednesdays)
Telephone: 6420 6848

Gardens by the Bay website


7. Pretend you’re overseas at Marina at Keppel Bay


Every so often, we need a break from our everyday lives. If you want to feel like you’re on a holiday without having to leave Singapore, head to Marina at Keppel Bay

Romantic places in Singapore - Marina at Keppel Bay

The breezy marina is dotted with exquisite restaurants such as Prive, Sushi Jiro, and Ristorante Palermo. Pair these with a picturesque seafront view of calm waters, yachts and oceanic birds in the background and you’ve got an elegant day out on your hands.

Romantic places in Singapore - Marina at Keppel Bay
You can even charter a private yacht to take you to the southern islands (from $37.50/pax)

Address: 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Singapore 098382
Opening hours: 6AM-12AM, Daily
Telephone: 6303 8448

Marina at Keppel Bay website 


8. Catch the sunset at Mount Faber


Mount Faber is a hotspot for snuggle-ups at sunset. You’ll have gorgeous views of Sentosa island as your backdrop, and a myriad of activities to do with your SO. 

Arbora

For #fitspo couples, check out Mount Faber’s hiking trail, or if it’s an intimate dinner you’re looking for, head to Arbora for a fancy feast of Western and Asian fare. A must-go is, of course, the iconic Cable Car, so you can hold bae’s hand if he/she is scared of heights.

Address: Mount Faber Peak, 109 Mount Faber Rd, Singapore 099203

Mount Faber Peak website


9. Dine aboard a cable car


Private “sky dining” isn’t just limited to the cabins of the Singapore Flyer. You can also book a private dining experience aboard the Singapore Cable Car

Romantic places in Singapore - Singapore Cable Car dining

Go all out with a Destination-Themed Cabin (328++/couple) for a decadent four-course meal. If you’re celebrating an extra special occasion, they also offer a Champagne Cabin ($268++/cabin) that includes light bites like breaded oysters and truffle fries. Enjoy the view of Sentosa and the harbour at sunset while you’re at it. 

Romantic places in Singapore - Mount Faber cable car

Address: Level 2 Faber Peak Singapore, 109 Mount Faber Rd, 099203
Telephone: 6377 9688

Cable Car Sky Dining website


10. Go for a beach escapade at St John’s island


St John's Island

For those itching for a beach getaway but can’t travel just yet, St John’s Island is the next best thing. 

Perfect for couples who love the outdoors, the island is teeming with activities such as trekking, swimming, and soccer. Not to mention, it’s got lots of natural greenery and blue waters to set the mood. If you’re extra lucky, you may just spot dolphins while you’re here. 

Island Cruise
Address: 31 Marina Coastal Drive, #01-04, Singapore 018988
Opening hours: 8.30AM-3PM, Daily
Telephone: 6534 9339

Island Cruise website

Marina South Ferries
Address: 31 Marina Coastal Drive, #01-03, Singapore 018988
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat, Sun & PH 8AM-6PM
Telephone: 9012 8000

Marina South Ferries website


Singapore’s most romantic places


We know, we know – You don’t need much to feel romantic as long as you and your partner enjoy each other’s company. But these romantic places in Singapore will be sure to add that extra touch to reignite sparks. 

Whether it’s gorgeous views to serve as a grand backdrop, or elegant dinners to impress your partner, these go-to romantic spots will do the trick. 


Originally published on 19th December 2013 by Edlyn Seow. Last updated by Jessica Fang on 16th June 2021.
Cover image adapted from: 1-Altitude and Marina Bay Sands