Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Sentosa, Asia’s premier playground has teamed up with PLAYMobil to offer something special this school holidays and brings us PLAYcation from the 24th November to 30th December. Since there are tonnes of activities on offer at Sentosa’s PLAYcation, we break down the must-sees and must-dos and present the best guide to PLAYcation especially for our AsianParent readers.

To Palawan beach and beyond

The site of Playcation is at Sentosa’s famous Palawan Beach ship hull, beside Beach Station. The best way to get here is by taking the Sentosa Express to Beach Station. You will be greeted with Playmobil character cutouts that will point you the way to the ship hull. *While at Beach Station, take some time to guess the number of Playmobil figures in the Guess & Win box and stand a chance to win some prizes!

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Imagine and interact
Playmobil is all about making your fantasy come true. So get your inner pirates and princesses out to play as you interact with the larger than life displays of knights in shining armour, beautiful princesses and captains of a pirate ship. You also get a chance to enter a hidden castle themed playground right at the entrance of the Playmobil exhibit at Palawan Beach.

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Sing, dance and play!
Let the fun continue with PLAYful moments as you get a chance to Boogie with Captain Palawan, and win some exclusive prizes when you take part in the Playmobil Challenge!

All this will be happening at the Palawan Beach Ship Hull, beside Beach Station, in the afternoon so make your way here after lunch to enjoy the special programmes lined up just for you and your family!

Some of the activities include:

  • Little Hands & Minds
    2.30pm to 8pm, Daily
    This little arts and crafts station is perfect for your child to turn simple materials into interesting works of art. (chargeable at $10 per pack)
    * Enjoy 50% off Little Hands & Minds arts and crafts activities when you flash your Weekender coupon, Port of Lost Wonder, Sentosa Family Islander or Action Toyz membership card.
  • Playmobil Play pit
    2.30pm to 8pm, Daily
    Have fun with the Playmobil toy sets, which include pirate ships and princess castles,  at the free interactive Playmobil Play pit.
  • Meet & Greet Playmobil Mascot
    5.30pm, 6.30pm & 7.30pm, Every Thu – Sun
    Meet the Playmobil mascot in person!
  • Boogie with Captain Palawan
    4pm – 4.30pm, Every Wed – Sun
    Put on your dancing shoes and swing to the tunes of Palawan Boogie with Captain Palawan.
  • Rhythm & Senses
    3 Dec – 16 Dec 2012
    4.30pm – 5pm & 7pm – 7.30pm, Every Wed – Sun
    These entertainers will grab the attention of all your five senses with song and dance.
  • The Puppet Master Musical
    17 Dec – 30 Dec 2012
    4.30pm – 5pm & 7pm – 7.30pm, Every Wed – Sun
    Join the friendly Puppet Master as he takes you on a festive journey with his favourite puppet and his friends. Be enthralled with the magical puppetry and exciting stories.
  • The Playmobil Challenge
    5.30pm – 6pm, Every Wed – Sun
  • Games & Quiz
    6.30pm – 7pm, Every Wed – Sun

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Exclusives just for you
For all Playmobil fans out there, don’t miss out on the chance to check out Playmobil figures from Singapore’s very own collector, the oldest being from 1974 at the Collector’s Corner.

You will also get the chance to get your hands on the exclusive Advent Calendar: Pirate’s Treasure Cove, that is only available at the Playmobil Bazaar on Palawan Beach. They are the perfect Christmas gift for both adults and children! Limited stocks available!

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Have a Mer(lion)ry Christmas!

Make Merlion Plaza your last stop of the day and watch the pretty lights bring Santa’s Sleigh to life. Take a picture aboard Santa’s sleigh or even with one of his merry reindeers before checking out the exclusive Christmas tree made out of Playmobil figures! On the tree hangs over 900 Playmobil figurines in little baubles that light up when the sun sets really setting the tone for a special holiday snap.

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

Reactions from the crowd

When we made our way to Palawan last week to check out PLAYcation, we met many excited families enjoying the activities there.

Eunice, a mother of two who was busy doing arts and crafts with her kids at the Little Hands and Minds station said, “My kids are really enjoying getting creative at the Little Hand and Minds station. I would recommend it for all families with children!”

Norein, a mother of two who had come to Sentosa to celebrate her kid’s birthday, says “Sentosa offers something different and my kids always enjoy coming here. It’s a great place for family outings and celebrations!”

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*only with every $120 spend in Sentosa.

Make a Playcation date with Sentosa this school holidays!

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Miss Vanda

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