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Best date ideas for couples in Singapore


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 17 Dec 2021


A great date can create surreal, magical moments where it feels like you and your significant other are the only two people in the world. Discover exciting things to do for a memorable time with these date ideas and couple activities to do in Singapore.


Gardens by the Bay


Gardens by the Bay

Fantastical landscapes reminiscent of a fairy tale create a whimsical atmosphere at Gardens by the Bay. Stroll among flourishing greenery and bright botanicals with your partner in hand for a tropical adventure. Start at the Flower Dome as you discover a colourful cascade of flowers, orchids, and serene plants gathered from the Mediterranean and semi-arid subtropical regions. Afterwards, head to the lush, mist-filled Cloud Forest with the impressive Cloud Mountain and the breath-taking indoor waterfall.

Gardens by the Bay


Challenge your partner in spotting the sculptures scattered across the gardens; Gardens by the Bay is home to more than 40 pieces from around the world. Finally, take a tour of the towering Supertree Grove. If you time it just right, you’ll have a special seat for the stunning Rhapsody sound and light show for an extra romantic date idea in Singapore.

Gardens by the Bay is open daily, 5am – 2am. Find out more about the attractions and conservatories here.

After admiring the domes up close, go higher by admiring the Gardens in all its splendour at the SkyPark Observation Deck, located 57 storeys up. When you’re done, head down to the enthralling Digital Light Canvas before giving your legs a break on a Sampan Ride.


ArtScience Museum


ArtScience Museum

For an indoor date idea in Singapore, look no further than ArtScience Museum. Comprised of 21 unique gallery spaces, you’ll sweep your partner off their feet with the immersive experiences that transport you to other worlds. Each expressive exhibit and installation surrounds your senses with mesmerising displays of science, technology, and nature, all converging into a series of memorable moments of spellbinding artistry.

Immerse yourself in virtual universes at Future World: Where Art Meets Science. Created in collaboration with award-winning Japanese art collective teamLab, this exhibition features cutting-edge installations that will captivate you with their interactive graphics and sonic soundscapes. Museums are always fun date ideas in Singapore, and you’ll wow your partner with the enthralling exhibits.


Find out more about the exhibitions and view the latest events here. Sign up for your FREE Sands Rewards membership to enjoy 30% savings on Standard tickets for Single Exhibitions and 10% off selected merchandise at the ArtScience Museum shop.




The Shoppes

Turn shopping into a playful couple activity at The Shoppes. Pick a theme and a budget, then set a time limit for your mystery gift shopping and head-off in different directions to find a gift for your partner. When the time’s up, meet up to exchange and see how well you know your partner and what they like. Here’s a few stores and gift ideas to get you started.


Gift ideas for her





Well-known by makeup connoisseurs and skincare gurus, Sephora is an essential stop with an extensive range of over 100 classic and emerging brands. Shop the latest skincare, makeup, fragrance, haircare, and bath and body products in one convenient location. If you’re not sure what to get, their helpful staff is always ready with a recommendation.

Sephora is located at B2-43, The Shoppes.





Delight your partner with a gift from PANDORA for a dazzling surprise. Popular for their hand-finished charms and jewellery made from high-quality materials, this contemporary Danish artisan jeweller makes it easy to leave a heart-warming impression on your significant other. Take your pick from a variety of charms from PANDORA’s extensive collections; you’ll surely find something your partner loves.

PANDORA is located at B2-88A, The Shoppes.


Jo Malone London


Jo Malone London

Love is in the air and with your gift, so will the classic scents of Jo Malone. Timeless and elegant infused with a charming dash of wit and whimsy, the brand is the epitome of classic British style. Make her day with an expressive fragrance, scented candles, or luxurious bath, body, or home products, all presented in the iconic cream and black box.

Jo Malone is located at B2-61, The Shoppes.


Gift ideas for him


LE Underground


LE Underground

Sneakerheads will appreciate LE Underground’s selection of the latest kicks. Select a fresh pair from their wide selection of brands such as Nike, Adidas, Puma, Reebok, Vans, Converse, and New Balance, or grab stylish apparel, collectibles, and limited-edition accessories.

LE Underground is located at B1-66, The Shoppes.


Apple Marina Bay Sands



You can’t go wrong with an Apple product if your partner is a tech enthusiast. Take a tour of the amazing space at Apple Marina Bay Sands, which boasts a panoramic view of the Marina Bay area. Depending on your budget, the perfect gift lies in the latest device or accompanying accessories for the one they already have.

Apple Store is located at B2-06, The Shoppes.


1855 The Bottle Shop


1855 The Bottle Shop

Spirit connoisseurs and wine lovers will toast 1855 The Bottle Shop. As a three-time recipient of Singapore Tatler’s Best Wine Retailer award, you can expect to find a curated selection of quality wines and spirits from over 400 premium labels. With their extensive collection, it can be hard to find the perfect drink for the occasion. Simply look for their experienced staff for a personalised recommendation.

1855 The Bottle Shop is located at L1-30, The Shoppes.


Earn 3% instant Reward Dollars when you shop at any of the stores mentioned above and redeem them with your FREE Sands Rewards membership

After having exciting moments at ArtScience Museum and Gardens by the Bay, recount the events of the day over a memorable culinary experience. Here are a few romantic date ideas at Marina Bay Sands to set the mood.


Date ideas in Singapore for lunch




Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Picture perfect al fresco views make for an impressive backdrop to indulge in American comfort food favourites at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. The restaurant is renowned for its famous Chicken ‘n’ Watermelon ‘n’ Waffles (S$40++), which uses a 100-year-old family recipe that is not to be missed and is perfect for sharing. Other delectable dishes include the hearty Lobster Mac & Cheese (S$64++) and Shrimp ‘N’ Grits (S$26++). Finally, raise a toast to each other with a handcrafted cocktail or two.

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is located at B1-07, The Shoppes.


Black Tap


Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer

Dig into mouthwatering award-winning burgers, ice-cold craft beers, and hip hop beats at Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer. The first Asian flagship of this New York crowd-pleaser, the menu is a dream for lovers of diner culture. The All-American Burger (S$23++) and the Old Fashioned (S$23++) are perfect if you want classic simplicity; or skip the meat with The Impossible All-American (S$29++), a delicious alternative. For anyone with a sweet tooth and a date to remember, be sure to order one of Black Tap’s colossal, hand-crafted milkshakes – The Cotton Candy (S$24++) is a decadent dream.

Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer is located at L1-80, The Shoppes.


Date ideas in Singapore for high tea




TWG Tea Salon & Boutique

There’s no better way to enjoy a loved one’s company than with a spot of tea for two at TWG Tea Salon & Boutique. Spoil your senses as you explore a showcase of over 800 single-harvest teas, exclusive signature blends from around the world, and a menu in which every item is infused with tea. Afternoon tea for two is best enjoyed with the Parisian Tea Set (S$72++ for two), featuring an assortment of finger sandwiches and a variety of pastries to choose from.

TWG Tea Salon & Boutique is located at B1-122, The Shoppes.





Take a trip to the cafés and tearooms of old Paris at the quaint Angelina. The décor transports you to a different era with its distinct blend of elegance, charm, and refinement. Pull up a seat and explore a menu of top-tier teas, pastries, and sandwiches. Partake in the finest pastries and savory delights with their Afternoon Tea Set (S$35++, available daily 2.30pm – 6.30pm) and pair your meal with your choice of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate.

Angelina is located at B2-89, The Shoppes.


Date ideas in Singapore for dinner




LAVO Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar

Take your date to new heights at award-winning Italian-American LAVO, located on the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands. Get the conversation going with the sensational Charred Octopus (S$33++) or split the famous LAVO Meatball (S$39++) – a hefty pound of imperial Wagyu, veal, Italian sausage, topped with fresh whipped ricotta. If you have room for dessert, the 20-Layer Chocolate Cake (S$28++) awaits. Finally, toast to the day you’ve had with LAVO’s signature cocktails.

LAVO Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar is located at L57, Hotel Tower 1.




Spago Bar & Lounge

Admire the spectacular views of the city skyline (and your partner) at Spago Bar & Lounge by Wolfgang Puck. Overlooking the iconic Marina Bay area, the exquisitely crafted menu combines with the stunning view for a memorable culinary experience. Enjoy an array of light bites like the Chicken Laksa Spring Roll (S$22++), Japanese Fried Chicken "Karage" (S$19++), and the delicious Pork Pot Sticker Dumplings (S$20++). Of course, you’ll need to pair your bites with a cocktail; the seductive Love You Long Time (S$27++) beckons with a vibrant mix of Ketel One vodka, tangerine, Thai basil, and sparkling sake.

Spago Bar & Lounge is located at L57, Hotel Tower 2.


Sign up for the FREE Sands Rewards Programme and earn 10% instant Reward Dollars when you dine at these restaurants. You can redeem these instant Reward Dollars during your next purchase or meal at participating outlets, and enjoy exclusive offers and all-day parking benefits with your membership.

For more couple activities and date night ideas in Singapore, read on with our guide to a night out for two at Marina Bay Sands and check out these things to do in Singapore. Or plan the perfect staycation with the latest hotel deals at Marina Bay Sands.


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