While the world and its inadequate philosophies have debated over years on the nature of heaven, people at Singapore have already given it shape and form. Welcome to Sentosa, where contentment, is personified. Known once as Pulau Blakang Mati, Sentosa now stands tall to welcome tourists from across the world in a state-of-the-art avatar.
Immerse yourself in Singapore, even as you travel to Sentosa. You would love to experience the 5 tropical landscapes indigenous to Singapore, on your walk to the island via The Boardwalk. Take a lazy stroll on its travelators and know for sure, that the sights are just a beginning.
Sentosa unfurls its little surprises at the Imbiah Lookout, which draws tourists like a magnet. The Tiger Sky Tower, Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, Songs of the Sea, Sentosa Cine Blast, Sentosa 4D Magix are some of the best experiences that one could have across the lengths, breadths and heights of the world. The Images of Singapore is literally a walk through the heart and soul of Singapore. Adventure lover, nature worshipper, or history's pet; Imbiah is waiting for you with a bolt from the blue.
The sun smooched trio of Siloso, Palawan and Tanjong beaches will carry away all your stress, if you know how to go with the flow. Lined with a promenade of clubs and restaurants, this is just the place to dance your heart out, and eat your belly out. Palawan Beach also has a scheme for celebrating birthday parties. We promise you, there couldn't be a better birthday surprise!!!
Experience that violent gush of adrenaline through your body as you indulge in Adventure sports, designed for one and all. Hit the Azzura Beach Club for various sports activities; succumb to gravity at The Sentosa Luge and Skyride and the Mega Zip Adventure Park, with rides that will drive you crazy! Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean. For those blue moments, Underwater World Singapore should be a must on your itinerary. It boasts of being Asia's best oceanarium inhabiting some 2500 marine lives from 250 species from all over the world. Meet the quiet corals, fierce sharks, grumpy octopus, and funny fishes, all at once, on your way through the simulated ocean.
Suit up and dive! Learn about marine life from the school of fish. Dance with the pink dolphins and shake a leg with the sharks! They await your presence with much eagerness. Travel deep down to the ocean colonies, and paint the ocean all the colors you want!
Sentosa also brings to you the first ever integrated resort on its island, Resorts World Sentosa, which houses The Universal Studios Singapore, Voyage de le Vie, and Festive Walk. Hollywood appears with a bang at the region's first ever Hollywood theme park, featuring rides and attractions based on the blockbuster hits! See magic unfold in front of your eyes as circus artists from across the world present a spectacular performance at Voyage de le Vie. Live life large at Festive Walk, and eat, walk and shop till you drop! Pamper yourself at the World class hotels, and feel like a King, amidst the warm and hospitable staff.
Check out Sentosa's culinary jewels at Empress Jade, Sapphire and Black Opal. More widely popular as the component restaurants of The Jewel Box, these will prove to be fancy, pricy, but also, nicey!
In the west of the island stands Fort Siloso, majestically, parading its history of protecting Singapore during the WWII. This military themed attraction concept is the only surviving coastal gun battery out of the 12 similar structures, that made up the Fortress Singapore.
Ever wondered how animals have fun? Well, at Sentosa, some animals party at night! In the world's first ever wildlife park that offers tour inside the park at night, discover what animals are up to, when humans are dozing. We recommend that you take a walk through the park, to be able to personally say hello all the 41 exhibits.
Singapore makes a golfer's wildest dreams come true with the Sentosa Golf Club, which is home to the Barclays Singapore Open and the Asian Tour. You do not want to see the greener grass from anywhere else! Play Golf on the scenic expanse, chill out at the clubhouse, and also shop for the latest clubs at the pro-shop.
Any time is good to visit Sentosa. But the party lovers and beach bummers should plan their holidays around New Year, to catch the most happening parties in the world.
The northern terminus of the Sentosa Express monorail has its northern terminus at VivoCity shopping mall on the mainland, and the southern one in Beach station in Sentosa Island. At Vivocity, the MRT is served by Harbour Front MRT Station, and the Boardwalk.
Hop into a cable car from the Jewel Box station at Mount Faber. The ride from Mount Faber or the Harbour Front Centre to Sentosa is one where you can splurge in the 360 degree view of scenic beauty, with its transparent enclosure. Both Mountain Faber station and Sentosa station have souvenir shops to preserve little snapshots of your memories, and eat outs for those with rumbling tummies!
From Changi Airport, head toward East Coast Parkway towards the city. Exit at Keppel Road, onto Telok Blangah Road, from where, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Sentosa.
All transportation within the island is free of charge, except for the taxis. Within Sentosa, there are three bus services- The Blue, Yellow, and Red Lines. There is also a tram service called the Beach Train.
At Sentosa, people take one thing very seriously. FUN!!! Once you are here, you will have to use every ounce of your energy to pull yourself back to your regular life schedule. Well, some things in life are addictive! Because those things are here at Sentosa!