The Republic of Singapore consists of 63 islands, including the main island that is known as Singapore Island.
In the last few years, a thriving and confident gay scene has emerged consisting of gay bars, clubs, saunas and spas mostly concentrated in and around Chinatown.
Sex between two males is illegal. Same-sex marriages are not permitted. Overseas same-sex marriages are not recognised. In practise, gay people are not prosecuted and gay venues are permitted to operate freely without too much interference. The exception to this is large scale gay dance parties. In 2007, the Prime Minister indicated that it is only a matter of time before gay sex is decriminalised.
Whilst coming out to one’s own family or work colleagues as being gay is still a difficult thing for many Asian gay men, Singapore’s wider population generally accept the gay community.
Singapore Gay Sauna
285 New Bridge Road
Weekday opening - 17.00 - 24.00, Weekend opening - Fri / Sat 12.00 - 08.00 (next day) Sun 12.00 - 24
Cafe, Internet Access, Maze , Jacuzzi / Hot Pool, Relaxing Cabins, Dark Room, Gym
The newest gay sauna in Singapore! Facilities include a sun tanning machine, gym, lighted jacuzzi, steam room, maze and private relaxation cabins. Cruise also has a rooftop café and a TV lounge.
Themed nights include ‘Executive Order’ on Thursdays with complimentary finger food, a towel-free ‘Frisky Friday’, and ’Underworld’ underwear night on Saturdays. Sunday’s ‘Book in Sundae’ has a military theme. Opens 8th December. MRT NE3 Outram Park Exit G.
325 New Bridge Road, Tel.(+65) 6222 2292
Weekday opening - 00.00 - 00.00, Weekend opening - 00.00 - 00.00
Cafe, Internet Access, Steam room, Sauna, Maze , Jacuzzi / Hot Pool, Relaxing Cabins, Dark Room
The largest exclusively gay sauna in Singapore. Features include a jacuzzi hydropool, gym, steam room, sauna, a ‘fireman obstacle room’, restrooms along with a lounge offering internet access and refreshments. Sun tan booths are also available. Hosts occasional special events – check website for details. Open 24 hours a day but busiest in the evenings and weekend nights.
Club One Seven Sauna
17, Upper Circular Road, Tel.(+65) 6223 0017
Weekday opening - 11.30 - 23.30 Mon - Thur (Fri 11.30 - 07.00 Sat), Weekend opening - 11.30 Sat - 07.00 Sun, 12.00 Sun - 23.30 Sun
Cafe, Steam room, Sauna, Jacuzzi / Hot Pool, Relaxing Cabins
Club One Seven is a large 1,000 square meter sauna spread over two floors featuring a gym, steam room (in what was a bank vault!) sauna, hydropool, relaxation rooms and a chill-out lounge. A café serves drinks, snacks and hot meals. Regular themes including a ‘ bareback night’ on Mondays and ‘go natural’ Friday night.
32A Pagoda Street, Tel.(+65) 6423 1632
Weekday opening - 15.00 - 00.00 Mon - Thur, Weekend opening - 15.00 Fri - 08.00 Sat / 12.00 Sat - 08.00 Sun / 12.00 - 24.00 Sun
Cafe, Steam room, Sauna, Relaxing Cabins, Dark Room
Absolute Sauna is a multi-level venue with rooftop café overlooking the hustle and bustle of Chinatown in what was the former ‘Niche’ club. Offers various themed evenings including ‘Nothing’ on Friday nights. Gym members can flash their card for a discount on Thursdays. We suggest you keep an eye out for Absolute’s popular towel free foam parties - usually held once a month. MRT Chinatown – take Exit A.
Ten Men Club
205 / 207 New Bridge Road, Tel.(+65) 6327 8870
Weekday opening - 12.00 - 23.00 Mon - Thur & Sun, Weekend opening - 12.00 - 09.00 Fri / Sat & Sat / Sun
Internet Access, Steam room, Massage, Maze , Relaxing Cabins, Dark Room
Sauna with steam room, “rain room”, private relaxation cabins, a maze and TV lounge. Massage services and internet access are available. Regular themed nights include ‘Chub and Chasers’ on Tuesday, ‘No Towel’ on Wednesday and Saturday, and a ‘Beefy’ Thursday. Relaxed and friendly ‘all welcome’ policy.
51A, Pagoda Street, Pagoda House, Tel.+65 6221 0367
Weekday opening - 00.00 - 24.00, Weekend opening - 00.00 - 24.00
Cafe, Internet Access, Steam room, Maze , Relaxing Cabins, Dark Room
Shogun Sauna features a steam room and private relaxation rooms. However, we think that the dark room and maze is the focus of most customers’ attention. Regular theme nights include ’Skin Lights’ on Wednesdays (with glow in the dark sticks!), ‘Chub and Chaser Skin Nite’ on Fridays (18.30 – 22.30) ’Skin For All’ on Saturday (18.30 -22.30). Sunday is ‘Skin only’ all day. Drinks and internet access available. Open 24 hours a day.
City Hall, Bugis and Kampong Glam
786, 788 & 790 North Bridge Road, Tel.(+65) 6299 4121
Weekday opening - 13.00 - 23.00 (Sun - Thur), Weekend opening - 13.00 - 11.00 next day (Fri, Sat, EPH))
Cafe, Steam room, Jacuzzi / Hot Pool, Relaxing Cabins
Popular sauna with steam room, jacuzzi, a fitness room, relaxation rooms and a café. Over 100 lockers. Keybox has a different theme each night of the week. Check their website for details.
4, Jalan Klapa, Tel.(+65) 6296 1018
Steam room, Jacuzzi / Hot Pool, Relaxing Cabins, Dark Room
Located in a three-story shop conversion between Bugis & Lavender MRT Station. Hercules Club attracts a mostly local Asian crowd but is a friendly environment for tourists. Regular theme including ‘Skin Night’ on Tuesdays and Fridays.