Sentosa Island Singapore

by Vida Llevares

Sentosa Express by alantankenghoe via https://flic.kr/p/9tADup

Sentosa Island Singapore is known for being a haven of peace and tranquility, a destination that every tourist must explore when visiting Singapore. This explains why Sentosa Island records about five million guests every year. Encompassing an area of 5 square kilometers, Sentosa Singapore features a secondary rainforest that serves as home to monitor lizards, monkeys, peacocks, parrots, native fauna & flora and a 3.2-kilometer stretch of white sandy beach. It guarantees a wide array of amenities and attractions that will surely delight anyone, young and old alike.

Sunset, Sentosa Island Cable Car, Singapore by MrT HK via https://flic.kr/p/BTUhSr

Photo by MrT HK

Sentosa Island Attractions

To catch scenic views of Singapore, you should check out the new and exciting attractions in Imbiah Lookout such as The Merlion, Tiger Sky Tower and Singapore Cable Car. A two-way cable car ride costs S$26 for adult but guarantee you with breathtaking views of Singapore. You can also choose to stand at Asia’s tallest observation tower, Tiger Sky Tower that will also promise you an enchanting panoramic view of Singapore.

Sentosa Island’s stretch of white sand beach is a perfect venue for beach volleyball and water sports. You can get up-close with friendly water animals like dolphins and fur seals or dive with the Sharks, you need to visit Underwater World Singapore and Dolphin Lagoon.

The historical forts and edutainment attractions in Siloso Point, namely, Fort Siloso is Singapore’s largest collection of World War II memorabilia. Of course, you should never miss out Resorts World Sentosa that hosts Universal Studios Singapore and Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium.

Underwater World Singapore and Dolphin Lagoon via http://www.sentosa.com.sg

Sentosa Resort & Spa

Since one day will definitely be too short for a complete and fulfilling Sentosa Island experience, You may unwind and rejuvenate at the numerous hotels and spas in the resort island. You will definitely find a place to stay and relax that will fit your budget and preference.

The list of hotels in Sentosa Singapore include Amary Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, Capella Singaopore, Movenpick Heritage Hotel Singapore and Shangri-la Rasa Sentosa Resort. For a pampering treat, you may choose from Auriga Spa, Fish Refloxology at Underwater World, Spa Botanica, Spa Republic and Rasa Spa.

Shopping & Dinning

Aside from being a haven for wonderful experiences, Sentosa Island is also a premier dining and shopping destination. You can fix your stomach’s cravings quickly at any of the resort island’s beach bars, cafes and bistros, fast food restaurants and food courts. For an romantic setup, you may indulge in fine dining restaurants or host a private dining function at 35 Artillery.

For retail therapy, go shopping for souvenirs and other high-class items at the shops in Resorts World Sentosa.

Sentosa Express from VivoCity by Love Chan via https://flic.kr/p/2c7h3D

Photo by Love Chan

Transportation & Car Parking Fees

You can reach Sentosa Island Singapore by foot through the Sentosa Boardwalk or by public transport through North East Line Railway, Sentosa Express, Singapore Cable Car, public buses, SIA Hop-on Trolley, Sentosa Bus and Sentosa Rider.

Parking slots are also available for those driving their own car. Parking fees are $3 for the first 4 hours with $1 per hour thereafter during weekdays and $5 for the first 4 hours with $2 per hour thereafter during weekends and public holidays.


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