Explore the ‘Lion City’ for an experience like no other. Brimming with ethnic diversity, Singapore is home to a whole variety of culture, festivities and heritage all wrapped up in this beautiful island city. From ethnic enclaves and world-class cuisine to the beauty of its tropical rainforest gardens and renowned sights, Singapore is an amazing destination with so much to do. Indeed, to really experience the very best of what this unique city can offer, these four hotspots are bursting at the seams and an absolute must-see during your stay.
Sentosa Island is a purpose built and manmade spot for relaxation and recreation. Easily accessible by cable car, Sentosa offers an expansive range of activities across 500 hectares of beautiful surroundings. Whatever takes your fancy, Sentosa has it all, with rainforests, spa resorts, beautiful beaches, two renowned golf courses and numerous major attractions including the first Universal Studios in Asia, the 131 metre Tiger Sky Tower and the Adventure Cove Waterpark. Take a ride on the 12 minute cable car ride from Vivo City, which provides absolutely breath-taking panoramic views of the city and its iconic skyline.
2. Marina Bay
Standing at the entrance of the Singapore River,Marina Bay is a radical new district. Offering 250 acres of rainforest gardens and an unobstructed view of the city’s skyline, the Bay is a gorgeous addition to the city. Indeed, with its many attractions including Marina Bay Sands Resorts, the 165m Singapore Flyer and the beautiful Gardens by the Bay, a visit to the new and luxurious Marina is an opportunity not to be missed.
3. Orchard Road
A ‘Shopping Haven’, Orchard Road is a long avenue lined with shopping malls and forms the epicentre of retail therapy in the city. From 24-hour market experiences to some of the world’s biggest brands, Orchard Road has an expansive offering that also includes a wide range of alfresco dining and drinking establishments.
Novena is a smaller neighbourhood known for its residential area and serene streets. It’s a pleasant district and is just two short MRT stops from the town centre. It’s incredibly close to the hustle and bustle of Orchard Road while also providing the right distance to get away from it all. Novena takes care of its own retail with the Novena Square Shopping Centre and for a more family-oriented experience, the United Square with its shows and events will provide entertainment to keep the little ones occupied. Novena is definitely a worthwhile visit and for those who enjoy the offerings of a smaller residential stay, our serviced apartments in Novena are an unmissable opportunity.