CHEAP DATE IDEAS FOR THOSE ON A BUDGET
You don’t need to SPEND-tosa to have a great time with your significant other on Sentosa.
'Love don’t cost a thing’, so there is no need to go on a date that costs the earth. Amiright? There are so many ways to celebrate love on our island, and many of these are free, affordable and extremely good value.
Nothing like an adventure with the one you love? Set off on a 1.8-kilometre trek through a tropical rainforest, on Sentosa Nature Discovery you can spot up to 20 different species of birds, insects, plants and even cute squirrels and geckos. Forgetting that you are still in Singapore is easy, and the easy trail can be completed while holding hands or arm-in-arm. The best part: it’s totally free!
Sentosa’s several kilometres of pristine coastline and three separate beaches offer numerous spots for you to cosy up on a picnic mat. Pick up a Peaknic set at Good Old Days ($48). The set conveniently comes with a beach mat, insulated bag consisting of 2 main courses, 3 sides and drinks that’s good for two to three people. Or you can BYO picnic basket with all of your favourite nibbles (champagne and strawberries or chicken rice and Hokkien mee from Seah Im Hawker Centre), pick a shady spot and settle down. To up the romance ante: do this at sunset.
Apart from walking, cycling, picnicking, here’s something else you can do along Sentosa’s beaches: Segway rides. Glide around the beaches on a super-cool Segway personal transporter. No effort required, and it’s super easy with the free training provided. It also makes for excellent photo ops. Prices begin at an affordable $17.50 per person with this great deal.
Sentosa is best explored by bicycle, and if you and your date are both keen cyclists, you can take in the island's scenic sights and discover nooks and corners that you may not be able to access on foot. There are 3 interconnected cycling tracks with varying degrees of difficulty that take you through the beaches, viewpoints, nature reserves and more. No cycles? No stress! Rent one for only $12 (2-hour ride) via this exclusive online deal.
End off your day with a spectacular show for free. Experience Siloso Beach in a night setting at Magical Shores— a multi-sensory experience that transforms Siloso beach into an interactive light and sound spectacle. Whirl around and see striking visual effects change on sand instantly, or catch nature’s enchanting song and dance that illuminates the island’s greenery after dark.