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1. Visit Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore botanic gardens

This lush botanical oasis is home to stunning flora and fauna as well as attractions like the National Orchid Garden and Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden.

Singapore Botanic Gardens
1 Cluny Road
Nearest MRT: Botanic Gardens
www.sbg.org.sg

2. See a masterpiece at National Gallery Singapore

National Gallery

Take a tour of the latest addition to the Singapore’s art scene: National Gallery Singapore. Be sure to take in the works by leading Singaporean artists like Georgette Chen from the Nanyang school of the 1930s to 1970s.

National Gallery Singapore
1 St. Andrew’s Road
Nearest MRT: City Hall
www.nationalgallery.sg

3. Chill out at Quayside Isle

Photo by Danny Santos

Situated in the exclusive Sentosa Cove, this luxury waterfront arcade is where you can take a breather from the bustle of the city and enjoy world-class dining at Blue Lotus, and Sabio By The Sea.

Quayside Isle
31 Ocean Way, Sentosa Cove
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
www.quaysideisle.com
 

4. Sail to the Offshore Islands

Kusu Island

Hop on a boat and head out to sea to explore the pristine, unspoilt beaches of the neighbouring Lazarus, Saint John’s, Kusu, and Sisters' Islands. Ferry cruises to these destinations in the south of Singapore are available from Marina South Pier.

Marina South Pier
31 Marina Coastal Drive
Nearest MRT: Marina South Pier
www.islandcruise.com.sg

5. Go Café-hopping

Cafe Hopping

Hipster ‘hood Tiong Bahru is home to some of the most happening cafés on the island. Your hit list should include Tiong Bahru Bakery and PS Café Petit.

Various locations

6. Discover Peranakan Culture

Peranakan House

Get acquainted with the fascinating culture of Singapore’s Straits Chinese immigrants – from their origins and language to customs and rituals – at the heritage-rich Baba House, Katong Antique House, and the Peranakan Museum.

Various locations

7. Explore Kampong Glam

Kampong Glam

Spend the day delving into the historic ins and outs of this bustling ethnic enclave – from the 191 year old Sultan Mosque to the Malay Heritage Centre, plus the quirky boutiques along Haji Lane.

Various locations
Nearest MRT: Bugis

8. Indulge in Retail Therapy at Orchard Road

Orchard Road

Shopaholics, welcome to your heaven. For your fix of high-end brands, amazing deals, and one-of-a-kind buys, head to ION Orchard, TANGS, Robinsons The Heeren, and orchardgateway.

Various locations
Nearest MRT: Orchard
www.orchardroad.org

9. Get into a State of Fun

USS

Have a ball hitting the surf at Siloso Beach, going on thrilling rides at Universal Studios Singapore®, flowboarding at Wave House Sentosa, and finally, relaxing by the shore with cocktails at Tanjong Beach Club.

Sentosa Island
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
www.sentosa.com.sg

10. Indoor Skydiving at IFly Singapore

iFly Singapore

With wind speeds of up to 300km/hour, experience the thrill of indoor skydiving at the world’s first and largest wind tunnel.

iFly Singapore
43 Siloso Beach Walk
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
www.iflysingapore.com