For all-round fun
Singapore is one of the most diverse destinations globally with attractions and places of interest to suit all ages and tastes. One of the most popular is (1) Marina Bay Sands®, a mega integrated resort filled with attractions ranging from sky-high party spots to luxury shopping opportunities. The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands® houses a trove of global brands and luxury labels while the party never ends at clubs like MARQUEE Singapore and CÉ LA VI. Opportunities to sample world-class fare abound at Marina Bay Sands, with the steaks at CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Japanese delicacies at KOMA Singapore and Western fare at Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street kitchen. For a day in the sun, surf and sand, the island resort of (2) Sentosa awaits, famous for its white beaches, family-friendly attractions and action-packed offerings. Each of the island’s three beaches possess their own unique charms, from tranquil Tanjong Beach to the hustle and bustle of Siloso Beach.
The Lion City’s reputation as a retail paradise finds full expression at (3) Orchard Road, Singapore’s most famous shopping belt. Spend your time treasure-hunting at the many malls along this bustling retail stretch. Global brands and fashionable threads dominate at malls like ION Orchard and Wisma Atria, while luxury brands can be found at The Heeren and Mandarin Gallery. Orchard Road is also home to a trove of world-class restaurants, including Michelin-worthy establishments like bení, Les Amis and Alma by Juan Amador. Or why not peruse lovingly crafted local wares at (4) Design Orchard, or hunt for the latest gadgets at The Apple Store. If one Apple Store isn’t enough – and you like to pack in the Instagram opportunities too – don’t miss the flagship at Marina Bay Sands – it is the first Apple store in the world surrounded by water and offers uninterrupted 360-degree panoramic views of the city and spectacular skyline.
When you’re feeling peckish, be sure to drop by (5) Quayside Isle. This tranquil waterfront spot is home to a range of cuisines, from the authentic Greek fare at Mykonos on the Bay to the fusion Chinese food served up by Blue-Lotus Chinese Grill House. A good place to lunch is at the (6) Chinatown Food Complex, Singapore’s largest hawker centre. The establishment is home to more than 260 food vendors, as well as Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle, one of the world’s most affordable ultra-gourmet meals. Before leaving the district, be sure to bring back a taste of Singapore. For an edible souvenir with punch, check out Anthony the Spice Maker.
For Insta-worthy moments
One of the city’s most popular attractions is (6) Gardens by the Bay, a 101-hectare space of verdant greenery comprising three massive cooled conservatories filled with natural splendour. Spend time marvelling at the rare flora on display at the Flower Dome, exploring the mist-filled landscape of Cloud Forest, and appreciating the majesty of the garden’s Super trees. Be sure to scale Cloud Mountain for unforgettable views and snap a photo or two atop the OCBC Skyway. To further feed your Instagram, take a stroll over to (7) Merlion Park, where you can snap photos of our city’s most famous icon.
Experience the magic of the movies at (8) Universal Studios Singapore, a theme park with exhilarating rides, spread across seven movie-themed districts, or embark on an odyssey beneath the waves at (9) S.E.A. Aquarium™ where you’ll find 100,000 creatures from the deep. Witness the majesty of apex predators at the Shark Seas Habitat or be immersed in the beauty of the depths at the Open Ocean Habitat. As dusk falls over the city, take a walk on the wild side at the (10) Night Safari. The world’s first-ever park for nocturnal animals holds more than 130 different species, from the Malayan tiger to the Indian rhinoceros.
You can get up close and personal with these wondrous creatures by embarking on one of four walk trails. If you’re feeling a little tired from the day’s activities, take the Guided Tram Ride instead. This 35-minute experience will take you across all seven of the wildlife park’s distinct habitats.
Singapore is teeming with cultural experiences, but our top picks include a trip to the golden-domed (11) Sultan Mosque, the most striking landmark in Kampong Gelam, which makes for a beautiful photo opportunity at dusk. Gregarious travellers will find ample opportunity to socialise by embarking on a bar hop along Haji Lane. This narrow street is home to a whole range of buzzing night venues, from the New Age-themed Going Om to live performance venue Blu Jaz Café. Another vibrant arts and culture district, in the heart of Singapore, is (12) Bras Basah.Bugis. Bargain hunt at Bugis Street, discover the region’s rich art and culture at the Singapore Art Museum or spend a quiet hour or two at Fort Canning Park or the Armenian Church. Hip meets heritage at (13) Chinatown with its lantern-festooned streets, cool boutiques and age-old temples – a tantalising blend of old and new. To immerse yourself in Singapore’s rich culture, take a stroll down South Bridge Road. Masjid Jamae, Sri Mariamman Temple, and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum all possess striking architecture and fascinating insights, and are testament to Singapore’s religious diversity.
For the great outdoors
While most modern metropolises are urban sprawls, Singapore has a reputation for being a city in a garden, with green spaces and parks dotting the entire island. You can spend time amid nature and tranquillity at (14) Singapore Botanic Gardens. This UNESCO heritage site is filled with beautiful flora, including more than 600,000 orchid plants at the National Orchid Garden. To learn more about this 161-year-old garden, drop by the Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Museum. For a stunning evening stroll, head to (15) The Southern Ridges, a lush 10-kilometre long stretch popular with local bird-watchers and nature enthusiasts, and connects some of Singapore’s most beautiful green spaces, like Mount Faber Park, Labrador Nature Reserve and Hort Park.
Having built a formidable reputation as world-class MICE hub, Singapore has introduced the In Singapore Incentives & Rewards (INSPIRE) Global 2.0 programme, offering close to 80 options in dining, attractions, thematic tours, team-building and retail experiences to complement the itineraries of MICE groups to Singapore. To qualify for INSPIRE, MICE group sizes must range from 20 to 250 delegates with a minimum three-day stay in Singapore, subject to variations by market.
Experiences include the option to host banquets or receptions at dining venues such as The Halia in the Ginger Garden of Singapore Botanic Gardens, or to stage a ‘wow’ meeting or corporate event at the Supertree Observatory, with unobstructed views of the gardens, set against Singapore’s cityscape and Marina Reservoir’s pristine waters. MICE groups can complement events with unique local tours of city destinations ranging from Little India to Jewel Changi at Changi Airport, or combine wellness elements, from aromatherapy to yoga, into teambuilding activities. Travel must be completed by January 31, 2026. Applications can be sent to [email protected].
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For festivals and events
From the celebration of Chinese New Year to the roar of F1 cars, there’s always a party going on in Singapore. Click here to view the destination’s eclectic all-year-round events calendar.
Before you visit Singapore
Before you hop on a plane to Singapore, find out the latest travel protocols under the VTL system and Singapore’s entry requirements for foreign visitors.