Introducing Capella Singapore, An Ultra-Luxury Hotel On Sentosa Island

17th Mar 2010
Introducing Capella Singapore, An Ultra-Luxury Hotel On Sentosa Island

Heady Communications is delighted to announce that it is now handling the UK Public Relations for Capella Singapore, an ultra-luxury hotel on Sentosa Island.

The first Capella property in Asia, Capella Singapore has set a new benchmark for personalised service in a region already known for its outstanding service standards. Guests are invited to determine the experiences they desire, and the hotel then makes every effort to facilitate them. Personal assistants, a Capella hallmark, are well equipped to facilitate individual needs - from planning a culinary tour of Singapore specialties, to booking a corporate meeting, to arranging a romantic dinner, deep sea fishing or even a private jet.

Capella Singapore is situated just ten minutes from the city state’s bustling business and shopping district; however, once within the 30 acres of lush greenery, guests are instantly captivated by the serenity and discreet splendour of the resort. Once settled in, guests can explore the history of the majestic colonial buildings, appreciate the specially commissioned art pieces, or embark on a culinary journey at one of the dining venues, Cassia and The Knolls.

Redefining Luxury
Guests are instantly enchanted by the sight of the two regal Tanah Merah colonial buildings that greet them as they sweep up the driveway. Integrating the colonial history of Tanah Merah with modern design, architect Lord Norman Foster spearheaded the restoration of the exquisite buildings, while adding a new, contemporary structure of grace and beauty.

The 112 rooms at Capella Singapore comprise two Colonial Manors, 38 villas, 11 suites and 61 premier guest rooms. Designed by acclaimed interior designer Jaya Ibrahim, founder of Jaya and Associates, the warm and inviting palettes of the rooms reflect the underlying influence of the tropical setting. Rattan and wood feature prominently in the rooms, which are spacious, comfortable and relaxing.


For a truly unique Capella Singapore experience, guests should consider staying in one of the Colonial Manors. Each measuring a spacious 434 square metres (4,672 sq ft), the skillfully-restored manors comprise three bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. These unique residences offer an authentic peek into the history of Singapore while providing all the modern amenities of a luxury hotel.

Nestled around the centrepiece of Tanah Merah are the Villas, each with a spacious living area and a view of the South China Sea. With an option of 133 square metres (1,432 sq ft) or 185 square metres (1,991 sq ft), with one or two bedrooms respectively, guests will find everything to suit their needs. Those travelling with their family will be pleased to find that each Villa has its personal plunge pool, hidden within lush foliage for utmost privacy.

Or, guests can opt for one of the four Constellation Rooms, each featuring its own private rooftop Jacuzzi for an indulgent treat. Even more spacious are the Sentosa Suites at 83 square metres (893 sq ft) and Capella Suites at 99 square metres (1,066 sq ft), targeted at the discerning traveller who values space and privacy.

All rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology including touch panels that control the lighting, air conditioning, drapes and LCD television. Wireless broadband connection and iPod docking stations are also available for the traveller on the go.

Indulge in world-class facilities at Capella Singapore
Looking to unwind? The Auriga spa will relax and rejuvenate. The Auriga Spa has been conceptualized and developed exclusively for Capella Hotels by West Paces Hotel Group, the owner of the Capella brand, working with award-winning Swedish-based Raison d’Etre as the spa consultants.

The Auriga Spa offers four signature treatments, each based on a corresponding lunar phase. Within the 12,000 square foot area, you can choose from among nine treatment rooms, including three suites with shower and bath, separate steam shower and dressing area. For a truly tropical ambience, each treatment room has an accompanying outdoor garden, filled with natural light and tropical foliage.

All-day dining is available at The Knolls, serving a blend of international, regional and Singaporean cuisine. For a relaxing and invigorating Afternoon Tea, the restaurant also has a broad range of almost 100 varieties of Japanese, British and Indian teas. Guests can also opt for a fine-dining experience at the contemporary Cantonese restaurant – Cassia. Stylishly designed by famed interior designer Andre Fu from Hong Kong, the intimate and sensuous setting fully complements the haute cuisine. For a relaxing evening, enjoy a drink at Bob’s Bar, with spectacular backdrops of the South China Sea.

Further resort facilities include three cascading pools, a fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment from Technogym and limousine services with the distinctive in-house Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Veteran hotelier Robert Lagerwey is General Manager of Capella Singapore; he brings a wealth of expertise cultivated over more than 20 years in hotel management, both within Singapore and throughout Asia, the United States and Europe. Before joining Capella Singapore, Lagerwey served as General Manager for Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts Bali.


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