The Ultimate Retreat from the City: Top Things to Do in Sentosa

Singapore is a beautiful country, it’s city is clean, modern and exciting, but like most cities in the world it is also very busy.  As soon as you venture outside you are greeted with a great throng of people going about their daily lives at top speed.

sentosa island

Where can you go to get away from it all?  Where to Singaporeans go to relax?

Sentosa Island is one Singapore’s most popular leisure attractions, locals call it The State of Fun and it’s easy to see why.  The island itself is completely man made and is easy to get to by car, monorail or cable car.  It can even be walked to thanks to a purpose built boardwalk.

The island itself is over 500 hectares in size and houses a huge number of leisure activities.  From natural beauty spots such as rainforests, beaches and marinas to relaxation and sporting activities such as spa resorts, golf clubs and cycle routes.

You can also visit the first Universal Studios Park in Asia, located in the exclusive Resorts World Sentosa.

If you want to stay on the island then there are many exclusive residential properties including oceanfront apartments. has serviced apartments on Sentosa Island.  If you’re looking for Sentosa Island accommodation then they are ideally located.

If you’re a fan of golf then the island boasts two well renowned golf courses, The Tanjong and The Serapong.  Both come under the banner of the Sentosa Golf Club.  Some of the best golf professionals from around the world play on the courses as they are regularly used for major events.

Sentosa island golf club

For families there are a number of activities which children will love.  The Adventure Cove Waterpark is a particular favourite where you can go down thrilling waterslides as well as interact with marine life.  You can snorkel with tropical fish over a coral reef and even come face to face with a shark.

Adventure Cove Waterpark Singapore

Indoor skydiving, Segway adventures, Madame Tussauds and the Mega Adventure Park, featuring South East Asia’s steepest zip wire, are also going to be firm favourites.

Sticking with adrenaline but probably not for the kids, Bungee Jumping and Giant Swings are also available for thrill seekers.

The Tiger Sky Tower is a must see for everyone who has a head for heights.  Climbing to 131 metres above sea level, the air conditioned cabin gives you unrivalled views across Singapore, Malaysia and even as far as Indonesia.

Tiger Sky Tower Singapore

Of course if you just want to relax then Sentosa caters for that too.  Whether it’s the tranquility of Tanjong Beach or the bar and restaurant surrounded Siloso Beach, you’ll easily find the pleasure that suits you best.

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