There is no end to fun at Sentosa Island in Malay

There is no end to fun at Sentosa Island in Malay

In Malay, Sentosa means tranquility and peace and to most visitors it offers exactly that during a vacation on picturesque Sentosa Island. Along the narrow north tip of the island.

Frisbee throwing, chasing in the sand, enjoying the sunset with a martini or just playing till the sun goes down and then checking into a nearby hotel.

No we're not giving you tips on what to do in your next vacation. There's no need for a vacation with Sentosa nearby!

In Malay, Sentosa means tranquility and peace and to most visitors it offers exactly that during a vacation on picturesque Sentosa Island.

Along the narrow north tip of the island lies the stunning Shangri-La's Rasa Resort. It's one of the more illustrious and luxurious of Sentosa Island resorts situated on Siloso Beach, a white, sandy stretch that looks over the crystal blue ocean of the South China Sea. As for Singapore island resorts, this high-class accommodation is also the only beachfront resort on the island, making it even more popular with visitors.

Moving south, the island widens out and as a whole resembles a large arrowhead. The Siloso Beach Walk stretches along the western side of Sentosa Island and eventually leads to the Musical Fountain, Merlion Walk, Lighthouse Beach Walk, and down to the Sentosa Resort and Spa, just past the midway point on the west island side.

To the east of the Sentosa Resort and Spa are the only two Sentosa Island golf courses, Serapong and Tanjong. The Sentosa Golf Club is the gateway to two exceptionally designed and scenic Sentosa Island golf courses. The Barclays Singapore Open is held at Serapong, a multi-million dollar project that includes incredible upscale dining, meeting, and conference facilities. Both of the Sentosa Island golf courses offer eighteen holes of prime, championship golf, and are considered two of the best among Asia's leading courses. Compelling and dynamic, both Tanjong and Serapong both feature stunning views and boast fairways lined with verdant natural foliage. The fantastic natural aspects lend a tranquil feel for those who prefer to spend more time at the spa, and less or no time golfing!

Sentosa Island offers a number of excellent attractions and things to do for all ages. There are three separate Singapore beaches to choose from including quiet Tanjong, sports-oriented Siloso, and secluded Palawan Beach. Dolphin Lagoon and Underwater World offers stunning reef exhibits, a large aquarium and dolphin shows daily. The coastal Fort Siloso, Carlsberg Sky Tower, Sentosa Orchid Gardens, and Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom are also wonderful attractions to visit. There are numerous nature walks across the island that offers a more in-depth look at the natural scenery and island's wildlife. For a jaunt away from the hectic pace of the city, take time to visit Sentosa Island and soak in both the excitement and the relaxing benefits it offers.

Getting here:

By Sentosa Express :

The Sentosa Express, located at VivoCity (Lobby L, Level 3), provides easy access to Sentosa, HarbourFront Center and St. James Power Station.

Ticketing: S$3 per person (Adult and Child aged 3 and above)

By MRT:
Take the North-East Line and alight at the HarbourFront MRT Station. From there, you may either go to the 3rd level of VivoCity shopping mall, transfer onto our Sentosa Express or you may follow the signs to the HarbourFront Bus interchange. Hop onto the orange Sentosa bus and you'll be on your way to Sentosa. Train fares vary.

By Public Bus:
Take a bus and alight along Telok Blangah Road. Make your way to the HarbourFront Bus interchange and hop onto the orange Sentosa bus. You may seek assistance from the friendly bus captain to find out where to alight.
Bus fares vary.
Bus numbers: 65, 80, 93, 188, 855, 10, 30, 97, 100, 131, 143, 145, 166

Sentosa Island Attractions at a Glance

CineBlast

Watch 3-D movie at Imbiah Area.

Operating Hours: 10 am to 9pm

Fee:  Adult S$16, Child S$9.5

Songs of the Sea

Night show at Palawan Beach

Show time: 7:40 pm, 8:40 pm

Fees:  S$6

Sentosa 4D Magix Theatre

At Imbiah Area

Operating Hours: 10 am to 9pm

Fee: Adult S$16, Child S$9.5

Underwater World

The largest aquarium in Asia.

Operating Hours 9am to 9pm

Luge, Skyride At Siloso Beach

Operating Hours: 10 am to 9:30pm

Entrance Fee: S$9

Dolphin Lagoon at Palawan Beach

Operating Hours: 10:30am to 6:00pm

Show @: 11am, 1:30pm,3:30pm and 5:30 pm

Fee:  Adult S$18, Child S$12

Sijori Wonder Golf Sentosa

11 Siloso Road

Operating Hours: 9am to 7pm

Entrance: Adult S$10, Child S$7

Other Sentosa Island Attractions

- Fort Siloso

- Images of Singapore

- Musical Fountain

- Siloso Beach

- The Flying Trapeze

- Tanjong Beach

- Palawan Beach

- Carisberg Sky Tower

- Nature Walk

- Animal & Bird Encounters

- Palawan Amphitheater

- Southermost Point of Continental Asia

Reference: http://www.sentosa.com.sg/

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