Spending the whole weekend with us on the island? Here are a few easy itinerary ideas to make the most of your time and money
It isn’t often that you can steal the whole family away for a weekend vacation, or peel your significant other and yourself away from maddening work schedules for some weekend R&R. But please try, and with our tailor-made itineraries, we promise you a weekend filled with fun---no matter what the budget or staycation objective.
Shangri-la's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is a beachfront resort which is kiddie paradise---it has a children's pool, water slides a splash pad and a super-cool kids club, plus tons of kids activities and amenities. Also, the newly opened Village Hotel Sentosa has family-sized rooms, four themed pools and an all round ‘kids welcome’ vibe.
It is never a dull moment for the kids on the island, and most of the activities are ones the grown-ups can partake in to. From adventure-filled attractions like Universal Studios, Adventure Cove Waterpark, Skyline Luge Sentosa, Mega Adventure Park and the Trick Eye Museum. To kids-only activities like Hydrodash and Nestopia. Take a look at all of the island’s family-friendly attractions here.
Little foodies get their own special menus and activities at these kid-friendly spots.
It isn’t all glamorous hotels at steep prices on our island. For those who are looking for maximum bang for their buck on Sentosa, look no further than the eco-friendly Siloso Beach Resort, which is a lush, green sanctuary complete with spring water streams, a spa pool, an eco cafe and more. Room rates begin at $200 per night.
There are Free, and budget-friendly activities on Sentosa to fill up your days and evenings. Walk, swim or play along the island’s three beaches, watch shows like Magical Shores and Lake of Dreams. Dabble with nature, treats and birds at Animal Encounters at Palawan Amphitheatre and Sentosa Nature Discovery, take a walk along the historic Fort Siloso. To make the most out of all the paid attractions, consider getting the Sentosa Fun Pass, which allows for tons of discounts and freebies.
There are so many budget eats on the island, you could be eating all day and still won’t cover it all. From good ol’ fast food, to hawker delights and more. Take a look here.
Nothing spells luxury on the island like the old-world colonial charm of Capella Singapore. The 30-acres of lush grounds, world class amenities, a triple-tier infinity pool and stately accommodation are well worth their price tag. For the truly discerning, Resorts World Sentosa’s Beach Villas are a luxe, tropical sanctuary in a one, two or three bedroom configuration.
For those looking to spend a little more to enjoy all of Sentosa’s fun at their own ease and convenience have several options. From express passes that help you skip queues at Universal Studios and more, to treating your family to a sunset sail on the Royal Albatross tallship. Couples can spend the day at the award winning ESPA, and kids will enjoy the in depth and educative V.I.P tour of the S.E.A. Aquarium.
You can have a romantic getaway with the one you love on our action-packed island. W Singapore Sentosa Cove boasts a fantastic, high-energy pool, a top-notch spa and guest rooms that are a delight to snuggle up in-between luxurious sheets in the signature W bed. Looking for privacy amidst nature? Take a look at the TreeTop Lofts™---two unique one-bedroom lofts tucked away in a canopy of native trees and perched 12 metres above ground, giving couples both exclusivity and privacy.
Keep the romance alive all weekend long, with private cable car rides, chasing glorious Sentosa sunsets at these picturesque spots, lazing the hours away on a beach, cycling along the many scenic routes, exploring the islands off-the-beaten-track parts, or indulging in a bit of adventure like a couples 50m high bungy jump.
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By Priyanka C. Agarwal
Priyanka C. Agarwal is a writer, communicator and content creator with several years experience in print and digital media. She writes about food, travel, parenting and other adventures. Her work has appeared in the print and online pages of Silver Kris magazine, Time Out Singapore, Her World magazine, The Michelin Guide, The Peak and HungryGoWhere.com, among several others. She is a mother to two tiny gourmands and an experimental home cook who hopes one day, to author her own cookbook.