Spanning 49 acres, Resorts World Sentosa—one of the best integrated resorts in Asia—brings the family together to bond over joyrides and educational programmes. We find out what keeps travellers going back each year.
With six unique hotels, a casino, a spa and easy access to some of the best entertainment and sightseeing hubs in Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa promises a vacation like no other.
Universal Studios Singapore
Take a step into tinsel town and experience your favourite Hollywood movies come alive through seven designated zones and themed rides such as The Revenge of the Mummy,Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey, The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, and Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure. This apart, there are smaller rides that you can go on with your little ones like Shrek 4-D Adventure and Madagascar: A Crate Adventure where the kids get to become a part of the characters’ escapades. You can even meet popular characters such as the Minions and Marilyn Monroe. For a quick bite between rides, head to Mel’s Drive In, an American style diner that serves favourites like burgers and fries—their Marilyn’s food cart is worth a try.
The S.E.A. Aquarium houses more than 100,000 marine creatures belonging to 800 species. The most impressive exhibit is the Open Ocean Habitat, viewed from a 36 metre wide viewing panel—one of the world’s largest. Look out for manta rays, leopard sharks, and schools of exotic fish as you stand a front the Open Ocean Gallery.The entire aquarium is filled with enough water to fill 17 Olympic-sized swimming pools and allows you to experience from close proximity, the most diverse group of marine life ever. If you are feeling adventurous, dive into the waters in an acrylic enclosure and come face to face with a large variety of sharks, like the endangered scalloped hammerhead sharks and the sandbar sharks. You can even dive into the Shark Seas habitat for a personal encounter with these majestic predators, all under supervision from a certified diver. Dining at the bottom of the ocean is now possible with The Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora. Children can stay overnight at the aquarium with the award-winning Ocean Dreams programme which includes a back-of-house tour and waking up to an unforgettable view of the Open Ocean Habitat featuring 40,000 marine animals.
Adventure Cove Waterpark
Go snorkelling in the Rainbow Reef where you can swim with the fish and be dazzled by their bright colours. Or, walk through a shallow pool and earn bragging rights when the manta rays glide over your feet as you feed them.The rides at the Adventure Cove Waterpark include Riptide Rocket, Southeast Asia’s first hydro-magnetic coaster, and Pipeline Plunge, a thrilling ride that takes you through many unexpected turns as you race to the bottom.
A variety of programmes allow you to interact with the Indo- Pacific bottle nose dolphins at Dolphin Island. Get first hand experience in being a dolphin trainer—learn to take care of dolphins, prepare their meals, and gain insight into the kind of research they undertake to preserve the declining population of dolphins.
Joël Robuchon Restaurant The only restaurant in Singapore to be awarded three Michelin stars, it serves French haute cuisine. Must try: Le Caviar, and the degustation menu.
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon This two Michelin starred restaurant serves avant-garde French cuisine where the chefs prepare your meals at a live counter.
Forest Celebrity chef Sam Leong’s restaurant serves Chinese cuisine with a modern take.