Sentosa Island Overview
Sentosa Island is Asia’s leading leisure destination and Singapore’s premier recreation getaway. This island is a quarter of a mile from mainland Singapore and is two square miles in size. Sentosa is home to an variety of attractions including: a yacht marina, beaches, night safari, rainforest, spa retreats, world-class golf courses and various luxury residents.
In addition to these attractions, Sentosa is home to South East Asia’s first Universal Studios theme park. Sentosa welcomes roughly five million local & international guests every year, making it an integral part of Singapore’s plan to become a global destination to work and play.
Come experience seeing more than 2,500 animals in their natural nocturnal habitats. From all four corners of the world, this night safari will take you though several geographical zones of the world. your guide will share fascinating information about the animals and their habitats.
Song of the Sea
Songs of the Sea is a mesmerizing show with dramatic effects, pyrotechnics, water jets, flame bursts and lasers. With the unique style of music, this is a one-of-a-kind spectacle. This attraction is one of the Imbiah Attractions.
The Beaches of Sentosa
During your visit to Sentosa, if you are in need of solitude, consider visiting one of Sentosa’s beaches. It is there you will find white sanded beaches framed by tall coconut palms and flowering trees along the 30m wide beach fronts. Sentosa’s coastline has three beaches, each with its own persontalties; these include Siloso, Palawan and Tanjong Beach.
Underwater World is an ocenarium on the island of Sentosa. This attraction is home to more than 2400 marine animals. The oceanarium is mostly underground and the admission price includes acess to the Dolphin Lagoon at the nearby Palawan Beach.
Universal Studios Singapore is a forty-nine acres theme park, there in Resorts World Sentosa. Of the 24 attractions in the theme park, eighteen are adapted for the park. Universal is divided into several themed zones, that surround a lagoon. The themed zones include: New York, Hollywood, Sci-Fi City, The Lost World, Madagascar and Far Far Away.In addition to the themed zones, there are more than 30 restaurants & food carts, along with twenty unique retail stores & carts in the park.
Sentosa Spa Resort
The Sentosa Resort is a popular spa resort on 27 acres overlooking the South China Sea. This spa is a short ride form the city of Singapore. With more than 200 deluxe rooms, suites and garden villas, this resort establishes a dignified tone for its guests. In addition to all it offers, Sentosa offers a great dining, tropical gardens and a adjacent golf course nearby. When you stay at Sentosa Spa Resort it is more than a visit, it is an experience.
Although its not located on Sentosa Island, it wouldn’t be right not to mention Vivo City. This harbor front mall is located just across the water on the main land Singapore side. Vivi City is Singapore’s newest and coolest shopping Mall. It’s connected to Sentosa Island via the Sentosa Express. If you plan to do any shopping while there, more than likely you will visit Vivo City.
Sentosa Golf Club
The Sentosa Golf Club is one of Singapore’s most exclusive golf clubs. The golf club has two 18-hole championship courses, the Serapong and Tanjong. In addition, the Sentosa golf club is home to the Barclays Singapore Open and is considered one of the top Asian golfing destinations. Since 2006, the annual Barclays Singapore Open, has teed off, with well-known players & golf professionals from around the world.
One*15 is the first marina in Singapore capable of handling mega yachts of up to 200 feet long. This is an exclusive resort-style marina club where members can enjoy the club amenities such as a modern spa, gymnasium as well as restaurants and bars. One *15 is located in Singapore’s leisure district and evokes the glamor of this destinations lifestyle.
Resorts World Casinos
Whether you appreciate great food or thrilling entertainment, Resorts World’s Gaming is the place to be. Much more than casinos, Resorts World is where you can taste some of Singapore’s best food and watch some world-class shows. If you prefer to focus on gaming, there are a wide array of table games, slots and electronic games to choose from.
The Sentosa Express is a popular light rail system that provides quick & comfortable access to Sentosa Island and its attractions from mainland Singapore. Popular stops include:
- Sentosa Station – Third level of VioCity
- Waterfront Station – In front of Resorts World
- Imbiah Station – Imbiah Attractions cluster
- Beach Station – Palawan and Siloso Beach area