It is dotted with resorts, bars, restaurants, and shops. During the daytime, it’s frequented by families who want to spend time indulging in outdoor sports and by those who love a good party scene in the evenings.
Activities: Visit the 19th-century Fort Siloso, the only restored coastal fort in Singapore
Indulge in beach sports like volleyball, rollerblading, kayaking, and horse riding.
Visit the bar for drinks and live music (Bikini Bar, Mambo, Sand Bar).
How to get there: The Beach Station Terminal is located just next to Siloso Beach. The Terminal is reachable by Bus no. 123. The nearest MRT station to the beach is HarbourFront MRT. After which, a cab can be hired.
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The beach is also known for the night parties thrown at the famous Tanjong Beach Club.
Activities: Cycle on the beach, relax on the sunbeds
Dance away at the full moon parties
Indulge in delectable seafood (Tanjong Beach Club)
Kayaking, Fishing, and Swimming.
How to get there: Tanjong Beach can be reached by taking the Sentosa Express that is located on the 3rd floor of Vivocity. After boarding the express, take the yellow line or red line bus. You can also take the Palawan- Tanjong Beach tram.
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Explore the beach on a cycle, enjoy seafood, pasta, and grilled meats (Gurame
Indonesian Restaurant, Smith Marine)
Visit the historic Changi village to meet the locals,
Visit the Changi chapel, which is a WW-2 memorial.
How to get there: Changi Beach is reachable by Bus number 9, 19, and 89. It is also reachable by Changi Airport MRT Station after an 18-minute taxi ride from Exit B.
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Activities: Beach sports like jetpacking, banana boat riding, kayaking, and jet boarding.
Visit the famous theme park (Palawan Pirate Ship)
See the animal shows (Amphitheatre)
Hike on the suspension bridge
Indulge in drinks and dining (Bora Bora Beach Bar, Club Islander)
How to get there: Palawan beach is easy by public transport in the city. You need to take the Sentosa Express from Vivocity Level 3 and alight at the beach station. Then take the blue line to reach Palawan.
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An interesting draw for travelers is that this beach was the site of the Sook Ching massacre during WW-2 and is adorned with memorial plaques.
Take a carriage ride (Punggol park)
See striking views of the Strait of Johor (Ship shaped Punggol viewpoint)
Indulge in delicious Japanese, French & Italian cuisine (Ah Dong The House, Frenzies
Bar & Bistro)
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Activities: Swim to explore the coral reefs and schools of colorful fish
Take a relaxed stroll on the beach.
How to get there: There is no direct way to reach Lazarus Island. You need to first reach St. John’s Island by taking the MRT to Marina South Pier Station and exiting from gate B. After reaching St. John’s island, you can reach Lazarus Island by ferry or a 10-minute walk.
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St John’s Island
Activities: Explore the hidden passageways up till Lazarus Island & Pulau Seringat
Visit the Tropical Marine Science Institute to explore the exotic flora & fauna, swim with
Spend time feeding the hundreds of resident cats.
How to get there: The island is reachable by ferry ride from Marina South Pier, which is next to the Marina South Pier MRT Station. Once at the pier, you can buy tickets from the Singapore Island Cruise booth.
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Activities: Indulge in kayaking amongst lush mangroves & spotting monitor lizards for beginners.
Take challenging sea kayaking tours, which are around 9 kilometers
Explore the charming paths, ponds, and village houses on a bike, hiking (Chek Jawa
Indulge in prawns, crabs & mussels (First Stop Restaurant, New Ubin Seafood, Season
How to get there: Tourists need to hire a bumboat once they reach Changi Point Ferry Terminal to reach the island. The ride takes about 15- minutes.
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Kusu has ancient architecture, calm lagoons, and some of the most secluded beaches in Singapore for people to spend some peaceful time away from the noise.
Activities: Swim in the lagoons and explore the coral reefs & marine life
Take a day trip to St. John’s island
Visit the Tortoise Sanctuary and the Chinese Temple
Have a sundown drink at the amazing bars (The Jolly Roger, Coastes, Holland Village).
How to get there: Kusu island is around 30 minutes by ferry from South Marina Pier, which is next to the Marina South Pier MRT station. On reaching the pier, you can buy tickets from the Singapore Island Cruise booth.
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Pasir Ris Beach
Activities: Cook your own food amidst spectacular locales at one the 65 BBQ pits
Cycle, night camp & skate at Pasir Ris Park,
Birdwatch (Park’s watching tower),
Hike in the mangroves, horseback riding
Indulge in delicious food (Five Rabbits Bistro, Georges)
How to get there: The nearest MRT station is Pasir Ris (EW1). In case you want to take a bus, take bus no. 403 from Pasir Ris Bus Interchange and get down at Pasir Ris Road Entrance. Walk to the mangrove Broadwalk from Pasir Ris Drive 3.
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East Coast Beach
Activities: Indulge in beach sports like kayaking, paddle boarding, and windsurfing
Skate at the Xtreme SkatePark,
Cycle on the coast, barbeque on the beachside,
Indulge in delectable cuisine (Lagoon Food Village, Sandbank).
How to get there: East Coast Park is easily reachable from the East Coast Park Service Road. You can also reach by bus no. 401 or Bedok MRT on the weekends.
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Activities: Cook your own food in the wonderful outdoors at the BBQ pits
Explore water sports at the beach
Visit the nearby historical landmarks (Beaulieu House, the remains of the 1920s Seletar
Pier, Admiralty House, Masjid Petempatan)
Indulge in a drink and seafood (Teo Heng KTV Studio, Terror Club, Ginza Pub)
How to get there: The Park is reachable SMRT bus no. 882, which will drop you at Sembawang Road End Terminal
Coney Island (Pulau Serangoon)
Activities: Cycle in the rustic off- beaten trails
Spot the wild creatures including the Brahman Bull, varieties of colorful butterflies,
and over 80 species of birds
Challenge yourself to finish the obstacle course of uprooted trees (Casuarina
How to get there: The island is located next to Punggol Promenade Nature Walk. You can take bus no. 84 to Punggol Point Park. Then you need to walk for about 500 meters east to reach Coney Island.
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These two islands, because of their rich marine life, species of plants & over 250 species of corals, have been converted into a Marine Park to develop people’s interest in marine conservation.
Activities: Intertidal walk to see varieties of colourful starfish and seashells, swimming, snorkelling
See the hundreds of varieties of trees, fish, and birds.
How to get there: Sisters’ island is not connected via public transport. You will need to take a chartered ferry from Marina South Pier to reach the island.
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Pulau Hantu Island
Pulau Hantu is one of the most popular Singapore beaches for snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts. The rich reefs here are home to a wide variety of hard and soft corals, giant clams, anemone shrimps and anemone fishes.
Another popular activity here for adventure enthusiasts is outdoor camping. The campsites are in sheltered areas with beautiful picnic spots and toilet facilities for campers. Sheltered beaches, crystal clear waters and beautiful swimming lagoons are the most inviting features of Pulau Hantu Island.