With the rainy weather in Singapore lately, it might be difficult to plan a hike to enjoy the country's nature parks. But that does not mean that you can't get your dose of greenery. If you're planning a day out with friends and looking for indoor activities to do in Singapore, we've got you covered! Here are 6 indoor gardens and spots in Singapore to get your dose of greenery whether it's rain or shine.
Indoor gardens and spots in Singapore for your dose of greenery
1. Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport needs no introduction and there are multiple spots that you can head to for a respite. The Shiseido Forest Valley surrounding the world's tallest indoor waterfall is a lush, green area filled with plants and flowers. If that's not enough for you, you can also head over to the Canopy Park on Level 5 to explore its creative garden trails, gorgeous foliage with a stunning view of the waterfall.
2. Gardens By The Bay
Another place that you'll immediately think of when it comes to indoor gardens is Gardens by the Bay! At the Cloud Forest, you can go on the Cloud Walk to take a closer look at vegetation that's typically found 2000 metres above sea level or explore the Treetop Walk and Secret Garden. Explore all these while being surrounded by the attraction's majestic waterfall! If you love flowers, be sure to check out the new orchid display or head over to the Flower Dome and Floral Fantasy for more.
3. Sembcorp Cool House, Tropical Montane Orchidetum
The Tropical Montane Orchidetum at the National Orchid Garden is one of Singapore's newest attractions. Besides trails with flowers and gorgeous greens, there's an air-conditioned glasshouse here too called the Sembcorp Cool House. The temperature in this place is 16-24 degrees, emulating an elevation of 1000-2000 metres. It's also a pretty spot for pictures as you can check out over 1000 species of orchids and hybrids as well as other flowers and ferns.
4. Tumbleweed Plants
Plant-parenting has become a popular hobby since the pandemic started as plants are known for their therapeutic properties and reduce stress. Well, if you're looking for an IG-worthy spot for some greens or even want to buy some plants for yourself, check out Tumbleweed Plants at Tiong Bahru! Located in a 1930s shophouse, the shop aims to inspire people to create beautiful indoor plant displays.
5. PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay
You might be wondering what's a hotel like PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay doing on this list. The newly refurbished hotel has a concept of a garden-in-a-hotel, which is the first of its kind in Singapore! The hotel lobby has plenty of greenery so even if you're not having a staycation here, you can still visit it and admire the view. Plus, there's a halal-certified buffet, Peppermint at the hotel too!
6. Marina One Green Heart
This one's not entirely indoors but the Marina One Green Heart is a sight to behold. Some highlights here are its multi-storey garden which resembles rice terraces, a three-storey waterfall and a reflecting pool that gives off a rainforest atmosphere. Not to mention that there are almost 400 species of plants here!
Whether there's heavy rain or that the weather is too humid, fret not! You can still enjoy a dose of greenery indoors at these 6 spots. SHARE this with your friends and family and let us know in the comments which one is your favourite!