One of the world’s most expensive cities, Singapore is an ultra-modern city with a buzzing financial district and sparkling residential towers. With luxury hotels and bespoke shopping, a variety of Michelin-star restaurants and international visitors from all around the world, this is a place you must visit at least once in your life.
Stay at the ultra-luxury Marina Bay Sands resort with its’ triple towers and 55 stories designed by Moshe Safdie. This resort is one of the most expensive properties ever built, with a price tag of 8 billion Singapore dollars.
Some features include an infinity pool on the 57th floor and more than 300 retail stores that will certainly keep everyone in the family occupied. Additionally, there are more than 80 different restaurants in the resort including those by celebrity chefs such as Tetsuya Wakuda, Wolfgang Puck, and Gordon Ramsay.
Another option is the Shangri-La Singapore hotel, with its gorgeous property full of lush tropical gardens and more than 130,000 types of trees, plants, flowers and Asian herbs. The hotel offers a variety of relaxing treatment rooms and a spa with soothing body massages if you’re looking for something more on the tranquil side.
What to See, Do, and Where to Eat in Singapore
Whether you are stopping in Singapore en route to other parts of beautiful Asia or this is your destination, you will be more than happy to have discovered this beautiful gem of a city. With so many different things to explore, below is a list of some attractions that you must definitely visit.
Spanning more than 1 mile long, Orchard Road is a swanky one-way tree-lined boulevard with boutique hotels, unique stores, and great shopping.
Set in a rainforest environment, the Singapore Zoo is home to over 2,800 animals from over 300 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles. The park also hosts the world’s first free-range orangutan habitat that allows you to experience breakfast among wildlife.
The Night Market
A combination of shopping, dining, and local culture, the Night Market is a great place to explore the local art scene and eat some of Singapore’s street food.
The Botanic Garden
This botanic garden is the only tropical garden that is honored as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to some of the world’s best tropical plants and flowers. The 158-year-old tropical garden is located in the Orchard Road shopping district and is a must-see for those who love nature.
- Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)