Maintaining mental health is as important as maintaining physical health, but it’s particularly challenging to maintain good mental health with the global lockdown imposed by governments worldwide due to the Covid19 pandemic. One way to maintain good mental health is to de-stress and one of the most common way to de-stress is to travel and chillax with your loved ones.
While international travel is still not yet possible in most countries due to international borders closure is still in place, some Staycation Singapore is still possible for us at the moment. We still can plan for staycations with family and friends in Singapore.You may or may not realize it but Singapore is one of the most interesting tourism attraction in Southeast Asia. Here’s sharing with you some of the places you can visit now that the Circuit Breaker restrictions is being eased without burning your pockets:
1. GARDENS BY THE BAY
The beauty of Gardens by the Bay is undeniable and it’s a must visit attractions should you visit Singapore. The unique building is shaped like a shell and it’s a home to beautiful flora and fauna.The gardens by the Bay are divided into three sections: Bay Central Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay South Garden. However, the two most interesting places at Garden by the Bay are the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome.
In the Cloud Forest you can see the highest indoor waterfall in the world with illuminating fluorescent light. It’s most interesting to visit this place at night when the lights are all lighted up.
In the Flower Dome on the other hand isis a place full of beautiful flowers. It is also full of giant trees with a floating walkway called the “skywalk”, and it is the world’s largest climate-controlled greenhouse.
2. SENTOSA ISLAND
Sentosa is a popular resort island in Singapore and is also one of the places where Singapore’s national symbol, Merlion is located.There are many major attractions within Sentosa Island. Among them are Resorts World Sentosa, Tiger Sky Tower, Butterfly & Insect Kingdom and Singapore Aquarium S.E.A which houses thousands of species of aquatic animals.Top attractions available at Resorts World Sentosa include Universal Studios Singapore, The Adventure Cove Waterpark, Maritime Experiential Museum, and S.E.A. The aquarium is also the largest oceanarium in the world.With over 100,000 animals, the SEA Aquarium at Sentosa Resorts World is one of the largest aquarium in the world.
3. MARINA BAY SANDS
Marina Bay Sands is a dazzling iconic infrastructure and is a must-visit attraction in Singapore, offering magnificent panoramas. The nights at Marina Bay Sands is especially breathtaking, owing to it’s waterfront coupled with laser show.Along Marina Bay, there are other attractions such as Merlion, The Helix Bridge, ArtScience Museum, Singapore Flyer, and also the beautiful Gardens by the Bay.There are many activities to do here including shopping, Sand Sky Parks, Wonder Full (light show), dining at exclusive restaurants and visiting most art science museums with stunning views.
4. MERLION PARK
Located in One Fullerton Singpore, Merlion Park is another must visit attraction. There are two Merlion statues in the park; one 8.6 meters high and the other 2 meters high.
Merlions is the shape of a lion-shaped statue and a fish-like body and is an iconic landmark in Singapore.This monument with the head of a lion implies that Singapore is the ‘lion’ of the sea while the fish tail is a reflection that Singapore was originally just a fishing village before it became modern.The statue is also decorated with a fountain that comes out of the mouth. From Merlion park, you can see the views of Marina Bay Sands overlooking the sea.
5. ORCHARD ROAD
Orchard Road is a well-known shopping mall and sells the latest designer goods in Singapore. It has been a place for sale since 1850, but in the past there were only stalls selling food and wet goods. But over a century ago Orchard Road has become a bustling area with famous shopping malls, residences, art galleries and more.There are also many food outlets, western, local delicacies and more. There is also an art gallery and and accommodation over here. Great place to window shop if you’re traveling on a shoestring.
6. CLARKE QUAY
Located in the heart of the city and surrounded by restaurants and bars offering a variety of western food menus, this colonial district of Singapore is the perfect place for weekend getaways.Clark Quay, a famous 19th-century trading center, has transformed the way visitors can enjoy nightlife via Singapore River Cruise which promises an exciting experience.You can find tickets at the counter near the deck and this classic boat will take you to some of the most popular destinations such as Merlion Park, Marina Bay Sands, Clifford Pier and the Raffles Landing Site for a long trip 40 minutes.
7. ARAB STREET
On Arab Street there are many small stalls selling imported goods from Persia such as carpets, textiles, gemstones and some other handicrafts. For those of you who are interested in Middle Eastern goods, Arab Street is definitely a shopping haven. You may also find a clutter of Arabic cuisine’s restaurant along the Arab Street. If you are a foodie, you’d most definitely would want to go for a gastronomic adventure here as well.
8. BUGIS STREET
Souvenir hunting while you’re having staycation in Singapore? Bugis Street offers a wide variety of items for you to bring back. Plenty of souvenirs, clothings and even gadgets being sold at Bugis street.
Not sure where you can stay during your getaway staycation in Singapore? Hotel that are offering affordable staycation packages are aplenty in Singapore, so there’s no need to worry about that. Booking hotel of your choice is is easier than ever with Traveloka. It’s practically just a few clicks away.So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to plan for a staycation with your loved ones and refresh your mind, body and soul. Amazing Singapore awaits you.