Marina Bay Sands
A spectacular hotel with a stunning infinity pool
Singapore is located at the bottom of the Malaysian Peninsula. As well as being a fascinating and cosmopolitan place to have a holiday, it’s also a great place to visit to break your journey if you are travelling around the Far East or on to Australia. It’s a great destination to twin with a visit to an idyllic beach resort. Talk to us about multi-centre holidays and you could be visiting Singapore along with The Maldives, Bali, Koh Samui or Langkawi in the same trip.
Shopping is a major attraction in Singapore and Orchard Road is a must-shop area as it boasts a large range of shopping malls plus a number of local markets so you can find everything from designer goods to absolute bargains.
There are lots of sightseeing opportunities too including Chinatown and Little India or you could take a trip further to visit the southern islands such as Sentosa, Saint John’s Island or Kusu Island.
Gardens by the Bay never fails to amaze with its multitude of light and music displays, the sophisticated conservatories such as the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome and the wondrous futuristic supertrees. For more entertainment, head to the riverside area where you will find a variety of restaurants, lively bars and music venues.
For something completely different, try The Night Safari where you take a tram ride through 7 geographical regions to get up close to the nocturnal animals in their natural habitat as dusk falls.
As far as food is concerned, you will be spoilt for choice. There’s an abundance of street food and fast food outlets in the main city as well as bars, cafes and restaurants right up to those where you can enjoy a Michelin-starred meal. Getting around is a breeze as well as Singapore has the ultra-efficient MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) system. Buy a Tourist Pass for the best value and you’ll be whizzing around in no time. In downtime Singapore, boat travel is also popular as well as cheap and fast.
Designer Travel can tailor-make your luxury bespoke holiday to Singapore or anywhere else you would like to visit. Get in touch and we will listen to what you want out of your holiday and come back to you with options for your budget. We have a team of friendly experts who know Singapore and who will listen and find you the break you want and deserve.
As an award winning, ABTA bonded and independent travel company, we can offer you a huge range of holidays and flights and that includes dealing with small, specialist suppliers right up to the bigger well known high street brands.
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Time Difference: GMT +8 hours
Currency: Singapore Dollars
Singapore has a tropical climate with warm temperatures and humid conditions throughout the year.
Temperatures average about 31°C during daytime hours with the hottest months being April and May.
Rainfall can be high with the highest levels expected to be from November to January.
Opened in 2008, the Singapore Flyer is a giant Ferris wheel offering stunning panoramic views over the island city. When it was first constructed it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world with a height of 165m.
Originally set up by the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles in 1859, the Botanic gardens are an oasis of peace and tranquillity. The garden has a complete array of horticultural and botanical attractions, plus educational experiences for you to enjoy. In July 2015 the gardens were recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and they are one of the most visited botanical gardens in the world.
Singapore Zoo is spread over 26 hectares and is situated in the lush Mandai rainforest. Over 2,800 animals are featured covering more than 300 reptiles, birds and mammals. You can experience a jungle breakfast in the presence of wildlife including orangutans and, for the children, there’s the wild animal carousel ride and the wet play area.