New Year in Singapore is full of parties helping wind down the country's Christmas in the Tropics. A cozy, away-from-the-madding-crowds option for New Year should be number one on your list: the New Year's Eve Celebrations package, a New Year's Eve stay at the Hotel Fort Canning (compare rates|buy direct).
The New Year's Eve Celebrations package includes a one-night stay for two at one of the hotel's Deluxe Rooms, inclusive of a bubble bath with flower petals and a bottle of Prosecco. The package is only available on December 31, 2012 and is priced at SGD 400++. Upgrade to Deluxe Garden Room or Premium Room for only an additional SGD 40 per room per night.
Not to be outdone, the Hotel Fort Canning's Glass House restaurant also does its part for the festive season: a series of buffets for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
These festive buffets feature a selection of fresh Seafood on Ice with Tiger Prawns, Slipper Lobster, Oysters, Blue Mussels, "live" stations offering Roasted Turkey with Pineapple Anise and Cranberry sauce, Honey Baked Ham with Fruity Pineapple sauce, and Roasted Ribeye with Shallot sauce.
Other hot selections include Braised Ox-Tail Stew, Deep Fried Soft-shell Crab and Deep Fried Breaded Prawns.
The dessert table includes treats like Log Cake, Christmas Stollen, Christmas Pudding, Passion Fruit with Peach in glass, Tiramisu in Chocolate Tea Cup, Cookies, Blueberry Panna Cotta, Mini Cup Cakes and Fresh Fruit Platters.
The Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner will be held on December 24, from 7pm to 10pm, and costs SGD 68++ per person. Christmas Day Buffet Brunch will be held on December 25, from 12pm to 2:30pm, and costs SGD 62++ per person.
The Hotel Fort Canning sees in 2013 with a New Year's Countdown Party and live entertainment at the Palm Terrace, along with canapés and free flow of beer and wine till midnight. Lucky draw prizes are also up for grabs throughout the evening.
At the Glass House, New Year will be rung in with a New Year's Eve Buffet from 7pm to 10pm on December 31, priced at SGD 68++per person. Guests who want to attend both the New Year's Eve Buffet and the countdown party pay SGD 100++per person. Guests who only want to join the party can come at 10pm and pay only SGD 45++ per person.
On New Year's Day itself, a "Recovery" Buffet Brunch will be served at the Glass House from 12pm to 2:30pm, costing SGD 62++ per person. The brunch features a selection of fresh Appetizers & Salads, carving stations offering Roasted US Prime Rib and Roasted Leg of Lamb. Children between 5 to 12 years old enjoy 50% discount for the above meals.
For enquiries or bookings, please call +65 6559 6760.
Look at the bigger picture: check out a longer list of Christmas-season goodies in the island-state at Singapore Christmas promotions and discounts.