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Whether you like chilling out or adrenaline-pumping activities, Sentosa Island is the place to go.

Looking to chill out or get your adrenaline pumping? Sentosa Island is the place to go. Breathe in the fresh sea air while experiencing some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts as well as an array of top attractions and buzzing entertainment.

A British fort
Whether you are a nature buff, history fan, spa-goer or adventure junkie, you'll find something exciting at Sentosa Island.

Gone are the days when the island was a humble fishing village, known as Pulau Belakang Mati or 'Island of Death from Behind' in Malay. Because of its strategic location, it even served as a British military fortress up till World War II.

In the 1970s, it was given a dramatic makeover and a spanking new name, Sentosa, which means 'peace' and 'tranquillity' in Malay.

A playground for all

Today, Sentosa is home to renowned golf courses, a yachting marina and luxurious residences, and is also a holiday destination for Singaporeans and tourists alike. Nature buffs, history fans, spa-goers, adventure junkies – there’s something for everyone.

Beach lovers especially will love the island’s 3.2km stretch of sandy beaches, namely Siloso Beach, Palawan Beach and Tanjong Beach. Sip cocktails with your feet nestled in warm golden sand, flex your muscles with a game of beach volleyball or get wet riding some waves.

Foodies can indulge in global cuisines, from hawker fare to Michelin-star masterpieces, at Resorts World™ Sentosa.

Getting there is easy too, just 15 minutes by car from the city or a short ride on the Sentosa Express from VivoCity. You can also take the cable car from HarbourFront, a vibrant neighbourhood across the water, and enjoy spectacular views of Sentosa and the city.

Essential Experiences

See & Do

Get your heart pumping at iFly Singapore, an indoor skydiving facility on Sentosa that’s home to one of the world’s largest wind tunnel.

Hop on the thrilling rides at Universal Studios Singapore®, a movie-themed entertainment park for kids of all ages.


Taste French haute cuisine at Joël Robuchon Restaurant at Resorts World™ Sentosa.

Sample fresh seafood, sip on tropical cocktails and lounge by the pool at the sun-kissed Tanjong Beach Club on Tanjong Beach.


Indulge in designer wares at The Galleria in Resorts World™ Sentosa, such as lingerie and beauty products from Victoria's Secret.

Die-hard Hard Rock Cafe fans will enjoy The Rock Shop at Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, stocked with iconic memorabilia.

Bring Back

Pick up a fun island-themed souvenir or two from Sentosa Souvenirs (WaterFront Station).


Amid 30 acres of lush greenery on Sentosa lies the luxury hotel Capella Singapore, an elegant fusion of the new and the old.

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Find out more about the city, buy tickets, book tours or pick up souvenirs at our Singapore tourism centres.

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