Singapore has long been home to cutting-edge artistry and world-class cuisine, but an experience of total art and cultural immersion is rare. Galleries and art events can have a “hands off” feel, full of beautiful installations that remain out of reach. With beautiful people eyeing artwork from a distance, thrilling isn’t a word that rapidly comes to mind. Neither does the idea of adventure. Well, say so-long to white walls and framed perfection, and instead let yourself surrender to a unique thrill on an art and cuisine adventure.
The second you walk through the doors of JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, a seven-meter video wall surrounds you. South Korean artist Lee Lee Nam’s vision is one of bringing art to life through movement and technology using LED monitors as canvases. Lobby sculptures like the “Gorilla” elevate guests’ expectations of artistic expression. Milan-based graffiti art and design duo Carnovsky round out the mix of art immersion and inspiration.
With nine distinctive culinary experiences to choose from, the hotel is destined to become one of the lion city’s most talked-about culinary hot-spots. From all-day global cuisine dining options, to elegant cocktail bars and gastropub settings, to celebrity chef Akira Back’s modern Japanese delicacies indulge your every whim on your own schedule any way you wish. Culinary passions are fuelled with chef-led events and tastings that target your guilty pleasures be it wine, coffee or the latest in pop-up cuisine.
Luxury rooms feature smart technology including internet-ready televisions, plenty of USB ports, and WiFi-enabled mobile phones. The Grand Ballroom in historic Drill Hall showcases 11,520-light Forest of Light design by Philippe Starck and brings a touch of the fairy tale.
Spa by JW opens mid 2017, reimagining the world of luxury treatments and wellness with a focus on four benefit states. Unequalled service in a historic setting, the spa will feature ten treatment rooms, two private and two express treatment suites, with two outdoor infinity pools, sky gardens and Flow18, a 24-hour fitness centre. www.marriott.com/jw-marriott
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