HOW TO SPEND A DAY ON SENTOSA LIKE ISLAND BOY
Now is the time, get ready to find, a dream that’s yours and mine
"This is Sentosa, it’s not very far you can take cable car..”
Well, indeed. If you are just as hooked as us on ‘My Island Adventure’, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by this tropical land filled with fauna and fascinating adventures that is called Sentosa.
Your dream vacation may be put on hold, but there’s one destination right here that many has yet to explore. So come unleash the inner kid in you just like our Island Boy, and discover Sentosa with fresh new eyes.
There are many hidden gems and things to do on the island that you’ll rediscover. Create magical real-time exploration with your loved ones, and get your well-deserved break working from home.
Follow Island Boy and uncover the wonders of The State of Fun. Here’s a list of island boy’s itinerary as you #MakeTime for a holiday.
Do note that all guests must wear masks, check in and out via SafeEntry and have your temperature screened before entering the attractions and restaurants. There are plenty of signs and floor markers to guide you along. Find out more about our safe measurement measures here.
Pose for a photo at Tempinis Cascade
Off the beaten track is this hidden gem — Imbiah trail. There are many interesting structures along the trail that serve as perfect spots for some insta-worthy shots. Be on the lookout for the Tempinis Cascade, a “waterfall” named after the nearby Tempinis Trees.
A glimpse into what you can expect as you enjoy an invigorating walk on the tranquil path as you immerse yourself in nature and greenery of Imbiah Trails.
Explore the mystical nature of Imbiah Trail
Mount Imbiah welcomes those who wish to experience a different side of Sentosa. Away from the booming beaches and bright-light attractions, there are sights you can find along a trek on the Mount Imbiah Trail and nature walk.
A forested hill that’s only 80m high, Mount Imbiah is one of two protected nature areas on Sentosa. 2.3km in length, this network trail takes about 30 to 40 minutes to complete. Sentosa is home to over 80 different species of resident, and migratory birds so keep your eyes peeled for them during your walk. Otherwise, you can always have fun spotting the larger-than-life models of wildlife scattered along the trail.
Enjoy stunning views at Palawan Beach
Go exploring at Palawan Beach — cross over the rope bridge to the Southernmost Point of Continental Asia. Climb up one of the two towers, and marvel at the view of Sentosa, and the South China Sea. Palawan beach is Singapore's happiest family beach, which boasts interesting shops and eateries that are a favourite with adults and children alike.
Indulge and unwind at Capella Singapore
A stay at the Capella is the 'treat yourself' mini-vacation we all deserve for powering through the Circuit Breaker months. Drive into the hotel's 30 acres estate, and you are surrounded by lush greenery, cascading pools, sweeping views of the South China Sea, a beach at your doorstep and a property that exudes old-world grandeur and serenity.
With 112 rooms on-site, the Capella is the ideal intimate stay. The rooms, however, are all suites and begin at a comfortably sized at 829 sqft for the Garden or Seaview rooms. All rooms come fitted with the finest; these include the most decadent Posturepedic mattresses, rain showers and bathtubs to soak in, Aesop bathroom toiletries and touch panels to control lighting, air conditioning and more. Splurge a bit more, and you can have a room with a private balcony, sunbeds and jacuzzis with a view of the sea.
Dive into the wonders of marine life at S.E.A Aquarium™
Dive into the mysterious wonders of the deep at S.E.A. Aquarium. As you immerse yourself into the magical blues, you’ll find a state of calm and serenity from the ocean world. Unwind in each other’s presence as you walk through different exhibits here. At S.E.A. Aquarium, you can learn about 100,000 underwater animals that consist of 1,000 species across 50 different habitats.
There’s a new Rainforest Habitat where you can check out baby poison arrow frogs – some as tiny as a 50-cent coin, as well as a new interactive Discovery Pool.
Play watersports at Ola Beach Club
For a slice of Hawaiian life, head to this vivacious hangout on Siloso Beach. “Ola” means “life, health and well-being” in the native tongue of this cherished culture, and fittingly, you’ll feel jolts of exhilaration when you swing by this watersport haven. From banana boating to paddle-boarding, and even jet-blading (the first of its kind in Singapore; until 6pm), there’s plenty here to perk up the sporty warrior in you.
But the Aloha lifestyle isn’t just revered for its watersport culture; here at Ola Beach Club, you’ll also find Hawaiian-inspired cuisine and lots of cocktails to satisfy those bellies. Dig into delicacies like Ahi Poke and the Kua’Aina Burger, or order up the Honolulu Platter for a seafood bonanza. Wash it all down with a couple of rejuvenating Tiki cocktails – served in Tiki cups, but of course – like the rum-filled Ke’O Ke’O Tiki or gin-infused Hala Lei.
Rest assured, you’ll be doing Hula dances of joy here.
Ola Beach Club
Enjoy views of Sentosa from above at Singapore Cable Car
Encapsulate a magical time while the city continues to bustle beneath your feet. Besides going on a joyride in a cable car to or from Sentosa, you can also enjoy a sky dining experience The Stardust Cabin comes with a 4-course meal, perfect for a couple to enjoy the romantic night sky. The Singapore Flavours Cabin brings 7 local delicacies to your plate.
Finally, the Champagne Cabin includes a European tapas platter and a bottle of champagne as a pre-dinner treat. Be sure to check out Singapore Cable Car’s latest Fly me to Italy cabin, where you satiate your travel wanderlust by savoring exquisite 4 course Italian spread in its private cable car cabin for 2.
Set sail with Royal Albatross
Rediscover the golden age of sail on board with Royal Albatross open-air deck, a traditionally rigged tall ship complete with 21st century technology and a touch of luxury. Royal Albatross offers Sunset Sail Dinner Cruise and City Lights Dinner Cruise, for a romantic and magical on sea experience.
Sunset Sail Dinner Cruise—Your journey begins with the sunset view out in the sail luxury tall ship. Be transported into a magical world of romance as you feel the open deck breeze. Royal Albatross serves a lavish 3 course dinner and drinks.
City Lights Dinner Cruise – Be mesmerized by the sun set view of the island in the evening. Watch how the city lights up, turning familiar landmarks into dazzling jewels on your sail. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the perfect 3 course meal on board. Perfect for couples and small groups who are looking for unique experiences under a canopy of sails.
Chillout and enjoy your meal at Rumours Beach Club
Rumours Beach Club is definitely your go-to spot for beachgoers for a sandy retreat. Chill out by the pool with Caribbean Breeze (Stolichnaya Chocolat Kokonut, Pineapple Juice, Popcorn Syrup, Redbull Coconut; $28) or its signature Rumours on the Beach (Stolichnaya Premium, Midori, Melon, Fresh Watermelon, Juice, Citrus; $19.80).
What sets Rumours apart is its repertoire of Indonesian staples such as Soto Ayam ($18.80), and the Seafood Platter ($159.80) which consists of Grilled jumbo prawns, bamboo lobster, red snapper, squid, and served with cucumbers, tomatoes, basil, long beans, and sambal. Don’t forget to tuck into beachside favourites such as Quattro Formaggi pizza ($23.80), Seafood Pizza ($27.80), Rumours Classic Hamburger ($18.80), and if you're feeling peckish - the Mixed Grill Platter ($58.80) which comes with grain fed striploin, Kurobuta pork chop and baby lamb chop served with fat chips and roasted vegetable sides