The charm of Singapore is indeed endless. This small country has many interesting places that you should not miss, one of which is Sentosa Island or Sentosa Island.
Sentosa Island is an island created during the reclamation process. The land used is imported from Riau, Indonesia.
Since it was inaugurated and opened for tourist attractions, Sentosa has become one of the favourite tourist spots for tourists. This is one of the reasons why many Sentosa Hotels are established here. So, don’t be surprised if besides being known as Sentosa, this island is also known as the State of Fun.
Well, if you want to vacation on Sentosa Island, there are several exciting tourist destinations that you must visit. Curious right? Check out the list below!
Exploring Exciting Tourist Attractions on Sentosa Island!
- USS (Universal Studios Singapore)
This theme park with unique places from Hollywood films is the second location in Asia. USS itself was officially opened in January 2010 and has become one of the favourite destinations for tourists visiting Singapore since then.
There are at least 24 exciting game rides divided into 7 themes at this exciting tourist spot. The seven themes that you can visit are, The Lost World, New York, Sci-Fi City, Far and Away, Hollywood Boulevard, Madagascar, and Ancient Egypt.
Regarding facilities, you don’t need to worry. In addition to fun rides and adrenaline-challenging games, USS is also equipped with 30 restaurants and a food court, 20 souvenir stalls, a hotel, toilets, and a large parking area.
USS is located at 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore. The operating hours are also quite long, which are 10.00 – 19.00 on weekdays and 10.00 – 22.00 on weekends. To enter this vehicle, you can be charged a ticket starting at IDR 600,000.
- Palawan Beach
Because Sentosa is an island, of course, the beach is the next destination that must be on your travelling list. As a reference, visit Palawan Beach which can be reached by tram from the city centre.
Just like most beaches, this place is surrounded by cool coastal panoramas that make us forget for a moment the hustle and bustle of the city. One of the interesting spots is a suspension bridge that crosses a small bay. When walking on the bridge, you can enjoy the charming bluish-green sea view of the Pandavas. Not only that, you can also climb 2 twin towers on the beach to see the Palawan Beach landscape from a height.
Not only adults can visit this clean beach. Because the local manager provides a playground for toddlers or children that you invite to play here.
The fun thing is, that you can get all of these vacation experiences for free. Interesting right? So if you have time to vacation in Singapore, make sure you don’t miss Palawan Beach.
- S.E.A. Aquarium
A visit to an island will not be complete if you haven’t seen marine life up close. For those who can’t swim, don’t worry. You can still see various marine animals and plants if you visit the SEA Aquarium.
SEA Aquarium is home to about 100,000 animals and 800 marine species. Unlike most aquarium-based tourist attractions, SEA divides its collection of animals into several zones.
There is the Bay of Bengal Zone, The Straits of Malacca and the Andaman Sea, The Great Lakes of East Africa, Coral Reefs, Shark Seas, and Cold Water Habitats. Each zone is equipped with unique marine species that can’t be seen even if we swim on the high seas.
Not only that, but you can also feel the tension of walking on the glass floor, you know.
The glass floor is located between the Andaman Sea Zone and the Strait of Malacca. Fun, right? So, interested to see the underwater world up close at the SEA Aquarium? Don’t forget to bring your beloved family!
Exciting is the right word to define Sentosa Island, no wonder this island is also nicknamed The State of Fun. Well, those are 3 tourist attractions on Sentosa Island Singapore that you shouldn’t miss.
If you are looking for lodging around one of the tourist sites above, you can find various hotels through Traveloka. One of them is Hotel Michael which is located only 7 minutes from Universal Studios Singapore. Surely your vacation will be even more fun!
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