Sentosa Island



"In the old days, Sentosa Island was called
Pulau Blakang Mati in Malay language."

It means "an island where death lies" as there was a wide spread of malaria many decades ago.

The island was redeveloped and was renamed "Sentosa" which means peace and tranquility in Malay. Many people are not bothered by the past and have greatly enjoyed the theme park facilities.

The less known about Sentosa is that despite of the man-made attractions, 70% of the island is covered with secondary rain forest and inhabited by more than 100 species of birds. Good news for all nature lovers!

Sentosa Monorail

Entrance to Sentosa Island is S$3 and you will pay to visit the sights. If you would like to visit all the sights, package ticket may be a better option.

Universal Studios at Sentosa

New Feature in year 2010: Resort World and Universal Studios!


Features of Sentosa:

Merlion

- Relaxation at beaches and enjoy a game of Beach Volley Ball

- Spending a great time with family and friends using facilities on the island

- A romantic honeymoon with your loved ones.

- Rave Parties such as annual Zouk Out

- A game of Golf

- Morning Nature Walk

- Night Life by the beach

- Unique Dining Experience


How to get to there from Singapore

* By Bus:

- HarbourFront MRT Station and take connecting bus S$1

- Connecting Bus Operating Hours:

- Sunday to Thursday
7 am to 11 pm

- Friday, Saturday and eve of public holidays
7:30 am to next day 1:30am

* Cable Car:

- Take from Mount Faber Cable Car Towers.

- Operating hours: Daily 8:30 am to 9:30 pm


Sentosa Island Attractions at a Glance

CineBlast

- Watch 3-D movie at Imbiah Area.

- Operating Hours 10 am to 9pm

- Adult S$16, Child S$9.5

 

Songs of the Sea

- Night show at Palawan Beach

- Show time: 7:40 pm, 8:40 pm

- fees S$6

 

Sentosa 4D Magix Theatre

- At Imbiah Area

- Operating Hours 10 am to 9pm

- Adult S$16, Child S$9.5

 

Butterfly Park, Insect Kingdom

- House 2500 butterflies and 3000 insects samples

- Operating Hours 9am to 6:30 pm

- Adult S$10, Child S$6

 

Underwater World

The largest aquarium in Asia.

- Operating Hours 9am to 9pm

 

Luge, Skyride At Siloso Beach

- Operating Hours: 10 am to 9:30pm

- Entrance Fee: S$9

 

Dolphin Lagoon at Palawan Beach

- Operating Hours: 10:30am to 6:00pm

- Show at 11am, 1:30pm,3:30pm and 5:30 pm

- Adult S$18, Child S$12

 

The Merlion

 

Sentosa Express Rail Station

- Operating hours:Aduls S$8, Child S$5

 

Sijori Wonder Golf Sentosa

- 11 Siloso Road

- Operating Hours: 9am to 7pm

- Entrance: Adult S$10, Child S$7

 


Other Sentosa Island Attractions

- Fort Siloso

- Images of Singapore

- Musical Fountain

- Siloso Beach

- The Flying Trapeze

- Tanjong Beach

- Palawan Beach

- Carisberg Sky Tower

- Nature Walk

- Animal & Bird Encounters

- Palawan Amphitheater

- Southermost Point of Continental Asia


Hotels

- The Sentosa Resort & Spa

- Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort

- Amara Santuary Resort

- Costa Sand Resort

- Treasure Resort Sentosa

- Siloso Resort Sentosa

- Capella Singapore


Other Popular off shore islands

- Pulau Ubin

- Batam (Riau, Indonesia)

- Bintan (Riau, Indonesia)





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