Singapore, one of the most intriguing destinations on a traveller’s bucket list. A blend of the European and Chinese cultures in a modern, fantastic city waiting to be explored. This man-made environment really shows off the best of us. On the surface it looks like another high-rise city but once you’re on the ground here you get a sense for just how vibrant and exciting the country is.
Singapore doesn’t really do beaches, there are a few but they’re not as stunning as Thailand’s. They do however have some of the most amazing pools, rooftop pools that surely have the some of the best views in the world. The nightlife is pretty fantastic, Clarke Quay is a great place to start and even end your night before you slope off to one of the many fantastic clubs. If you think Singapore is stunning in the day, you’ll be blown away at night, the city-state simply transforms itself into a city of light.
Like any city Singapore has something for anyone, it’s much more than a stop over destination. For families, it’s safe, hi-tech yet exotic and easy to get around. Couples will find plenty of luxurious and romantic hotels while the nightlife presents the time of your lives. For a more discerning traveller the colonial history and the famous Raffles hotel await.
What to do
The Singapore skyline at night is a sight not to be missed.
Eat at the famous Hawker food stalls – open all hours, these handy kitchen’s-on-carts offer a world of choice from chilli crab to asaam laksa.
Stay at Sands SkyPark and enjoy the city-state skyline from its Infinity Pool.
Cruise on a traditional ‘bum boat’ to explore the river and waterways.
Spend a day exploring Gardens by the Bay, a park spanning 101 hectares (1,010,000 m2) of reclaimed land in central Singapore.
When to go
Because Singapore enjoys a tropical climate all year round, it is hot and humid whenever you choose to go. The most rain falls between November and January. Although there is chance of rain all year round, there is also plenty of sunshine and high temperatures.
A bewitching blend of east and west, and a melting pot of Malay, European and Chinese cultures, Singapore is a popular holiday destination and a fantastic city for you to discover. Speak to Strawberry Holidays today about a bespoke holiday to this city-state.