Five new staycation hot spots

Mix your own gin cocktail, get a locally inspired spa treatment and exercise on a life-sized game board at these new hotels in Singapore

 Oakwood Premier OUE's Oops, I've Ginned staycation package includes a tour of Brass Lion Distillery and a D-I-Y cocktail kit in the room (above).
Oakwood Premier OUE's Oops, I've Ginned staycation package includes a tour of Brass Lion Distillery and a D-I-Y cocktail kit in the room (above). PHOTO: CLARA LOCK

There are libations aplenty during my gin-themed weekend staycation at Oakwood Premier OUE, a serviced apartment that opened in 2017 and received its hotel licence in January this year.

Checking into my one-bedroom premier apartment, I am greeted with a do-it-yourself cocktail kit. It comprises a bottle of Brass Lion Distillery dry gin and mixers of honey chrysanthemum syrup and cold-brewed Gryphon jasmine green tea with Moroccan rose and lychee.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 11, 2019, with the headline 'Five new staycation hot spots'. Subscribe