9 nights/10 days
Culturally diverse with an Asian and British colonial past, escape to this vivacious island nation located off Peninsular Malaysia, brimming with modern skyscrapers, Michelin-star dining and historic temples. Then, travel to The Maldives for picture picture-perfect waters, white sandy beaches, luxurious overwater villas and a variety of watersports.
Below is just a sample of the immersive itineraries our Destination Specialists can create. Click on the experiences links in the itinerary to see other curated excursion choices offered by Journese. Our Destination Specialists are happy to book our hotels and excursions highlighted in the itinerary below, or let them know if you would like something customized. And, feel free to offer our non-hyperlinked suggestions to your clients to further explore the destination.
Day 1 : USA/Singapore
Arrive in Singapore and meet your private transfer bound for the The St. Regis Singapore. A focal point for an enchanting experience, spend six nights in a lavish One-bedroom junior suite, complete with delicate silk-shaded chandeliers, luxurious living room and marble bath with unique freestanding tub. Located in Singapore's prestigious downtown and embassy districts, steps from fine dining, entertainment and culture, delight in timeless elegance and sumptuous amenities, signature butler service, world-class epicurean experiences, an international wine cellar with more than 1,000 varietals, holistic therapies in Remede Spa and relaxing tropical spa pool.
Day 2: Singapore
In the morning, savor a delightful breakfast in Brasserie Les Saveurs, followed by the Historical Tour of Malacca excursion. A world heritage port city, travel across the boarder to explore centuries-old highlights from the Dutch Square, the pink Christ Church, Porta de Santiago and Saint Paul's Church to the legendary sites along Jonkers Street, including a delicious lunch.
Day 3: Singapore
Greet the morning with your favorite St. Regis cuisine before a guided experience on the Morning Adventure at Sentosa excursion. Enjoy a cable car ride before exploring the Sentosa 4D Adventureland with its Journey to the Mysterious Island experience. Then, discover the beauty and charm of Sentosa Island with photos stops at Fort Siloso Skywalk, Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa Cove and the Southern most point of continental Asia.
Day 4: Singapore
This morning, harmonize with your environment as you embark on A Heritage Tour of Johor Bahru excursion.
Explore southern Malaysia, including a Victorian-era mosque, the local delights of Tan Hiok Nee Heritage Street and Kota Iskandar Administrative Centre. After lunch, delight in the interactive life at Malay Cultural Village.
After a busy morning of sightseeing, indulge in the hallowed Caroline Astor Afternoon Tea at Brasserie Les Saveurs, indulging in finger sandwiches, quiche and an enticing spread of desserts and savory pastries, complete with a live waffle and crepe station, and soft melodies from the resident pianist.
Day 5: Singapore
Experience this remarkable nation at your leisure today. Spend some time at the futuristic ION Orchard Mall, Singapore's posh megamall featuring haute couture, celebrity chef dining, art exhibitions and 56th-floor observation deck with telescopes. Or, visit the ultra-modern Flower Dome and the Cloud Mountain, the world's largest column-less greenhouse domes filled with plants, flowers and indoor waterfall. Just outside the greenhouse, marvel at the distinctive vertical Supertrees and brave the suspended walkway between them for a bird's eye view of the park.
This evening, experience a Night Out at Chinatown. A colorful, lively enclave, discover countless shops, trendy wine bars, eateries, crafts and activities. See monuments and cultural heritage buildings and learn to regulate your "yin and yang" with herbs and ancient practices at a Chinese medicine hall. Then, enjoy dinner along the maze of narrow lanes at the Night Market, followed a trishaw ride down to Clarke Quay where you will board a bumboat for a relaxing cruise along the river.
Day 6: Singapore
Explore Singapore today at leisure. For a taste of culture, visit the many museums including The National Museum of Singapore featuring six centuries of history with a 3D presentation; the Peranakan Museum, which unveils the story of Singapore's Chinese descendants; and the National Gallery Singapore, which houses more than 8,000 artworks from the 19th century and modern Southeast Asia. For an adventurous day of fun and excitement, take a cable car to the mega theme park on the island of Sentosa, where you can enjoy nature heritage walks, amusement sights, water and land sports or simply relax on the beach.
As your final evening in Singapore begins, enjoy St. Regis' signature champagne sabering ritual to toast to your remarkable getaway. For dinner, indulge in the expanse of culinary delights and global themes including French and Italian cuisine to hearty Cantonese, or savor Japanese Edo-style fare in Shinji by Kanesake. Then, cap your evening in at the elegant Astro Bar with a live Jazz pianist, sipping an interpretation of the famous Bloody Mary cocktail, distinguished wines, champagnes and spirits as you reminisce about your exciting days in Singapore.
Day 7: Singapore/Maldives
After a delicious breakfast this morning, depart Singapore and arrive at Male, the capital of Maldives. Board your seaplane transfer for a 30-minute ride to Rangalii Island on the South Ari Atoll, where you will stay three glorious nights in a Retreat water villa at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Surrounded by a vibrant coral reef on two private islands in the Indian Ocean, revel in the ultimate over-water experience in a luxurious thatched-roof villa built on stilts over the lagoon. The villa boasts a spa treatment room and mini-gym, opulent bath with ocean views, plus a private sundeck with a spacious whirlpool and steps leading right into the sparkling water. Discover world-class dining, including the world's first all-glass undersea restaurant, two infinity pools, overwater spa, dive and water sports center, and boutique shops.
Days 8 - 9: Maldives
As the definition of paradise, spend your days exploring the translucent blue waters and its underwater utopia brimming with turtles, manta rays and gentle whale sharks. Try your hand at deep-sea fishing, sail to outer islands on the resort's luxury cruiser or yacht or take a trip to local fishing villages. Snorkel through the impressive house reef, master the art of folding dim sum and pulled noodles or just laze on the beach for days of relaxation. Indulge in remarkable gastronomy, from an international buffet with eight kitchens, informal wine and cheese tastings with fondue and tapas evenings, and an out-to-sea overwater seafood haven to romantic Japanese delights and the unique 180-degree view, 16 feet under the sea restaurant, as you eat with the sharks on exquisite European offerings for an unforgettable experience.
Day 10: Maldives/USA
Following three days in the heavenly Maldives, board your seaplane transfer to Velana International Airport for your homebound flight. Bid a fond farewell to intriguing Singapore and the breathtaking Maldives as you make plans for your next inspiring getaway.
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