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Located in the southern part of Singapore, this reclaimed area is the fastest growing section in the city. It is home to the behemoth Marina Bay Sands, a three-tower hotel, dining and entertainment complex with a boat-shaped park straddling the tops of the three skyscrapers. Surrounding it is a wealth of ultra-modern design icons, including a bridge that resembles a double-helix DNA strain and 80-foot tall "supertrees."
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Ascend to the top of Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, whose cantilevered platform atop three 57-story towers has quickly become one of Singapore’s iconic sights. (Please note: the SkyPark can be rather crowded with tourists, so please understand this in advance if you wish to go to the top.)
The Helix Bridge
Walk around Singapore’s famed Marina Bay and cross the new double-helix bridge on foot. Opened in 2010, the bridge is modeled after the structure of a DNA molecule and is a marvel of modern engineering and design.
Gardens by the Bay
This massive garden complex spans 250 acres on the Marina Bay waterfront. Explore the Flower Dome, a climate-controlled conservatory; the Cloud Forest, an indoor mountain with the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, and see the park's 80-foot tall “supertrees,” which are made of a reinforced concrete core, a tree trunk, planting panels and a canopy.
Casinos & Nightlife
Hit the slots at Marina Bay Sands, a $6-billion dollar casino-resort with massive gambling halls, seven celebrity-chef restaurants and trendy nightclubs.
Light & Sound Show
Make your way to the SkyPark before sunset (tickets required), to witness the nightly light, music and sound show over Marina Bay. This 13-minute spectacle is set to an orchestral soundtrack and takes place just when it turns dark.
One of the most modern cities in the world, Singapore is a fascinating cultural melting-pot. This luxurious 6-day trip will show you the city by way of traditional bumboat. See the island’s dense rainforest and soak in the sun on the lush Sentosa island, these are spots that few travelers are even aware exist.
Spend time in bustling, pristine Singapore, as you bask in the fun, shopping, and culture of city life, before taking an ultra-luxury private yacht cruise, complete with personal butler service, to the remote and stunning Indonesian islands of Nongsa and Nikoi, on this fantastic 5-day luxury escape.
Experience for yourself the similarities and differences between sparkling Singapore and mesmerizing Malaysia. These two countries were once part of the same state, but in 1965, Singapore became independent. Nowadays, their cultural similarities make them friendly neighbors, while the juxtaposition of their vastly different landscapes...
Fullerton Bay Hotel
Upon opening in the summer of 2010, the glittering Fullerton Bay Hotel became one of Singapore’s premier luxury properties. Its 100 guest rooms, five culturally themed suites and one presidential suite have floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies overlooking Marina Bay, while the hotel’s interior design by highly sought-after architect Andre Fu features antique nautical maps and newly commissioned art works. Three dining options, also designed by Fu, include the modern brasserie Clifford (named after historic Clifford Pier, where the hotel is located), with an 800-bottle fine wine list and 32-foot windows on the Bay; The Landing Point, a sophisticated lounge with elevated comfort food and creative cocktails served along its 42-foot-long bar; and Lantern, the rooftop bar with an 82-foot-long swimming pool offering skyline views. Other facilities include a state-of-the-art fitness center and meeting rooms, while high-speed Internet is available in every room and WiFi is accessible throughout the entire hotel. The Fullerton Bay is approximately a 20-minute drive from Changi International Airport (SIN).
Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore
Singapore’s newest luxury hotel enjoys a superb central location with magnificent views over Marina Bay and the Singapore skyline. Its 608 rooms and suites are the largest in the city and come luxuriously equipped with the latest technology and fittings, including 46” LED TV, free WiFi, IP phone, iPod dock, electric blinds and top-of-the-range bed fittings and bathroom amenities. The hotel also boasts 7 acres of landscaped gardens, an amazing 4,200-piece contemporary art collection, including works by Frank Stella, Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly, and easy access to the retail and dining outlets at Marina Centre.
Offering luxurious accommodation in the heart of Singapore’s arts and financial districts, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is a masterpiece of understated comfort and elegance. Transformed from the Fullerton Building, which was built in 1928, its rich heritage, neo-classical architecture and strategic location make it an inspiration to business and leisure travelers. Just 25 minutes from Singapore’s Changi Airport, The Fullerton provides accommodation that surrounds its guests with a refreshing ambience of peace and tranquility. Views from the 400 rooms and suites are unrivalled in Singapore. Rooms overlook the sunlit atrium courtyard, or have verandahs that open out to sweeping views of the city skyline, the river promenade or the sea. Each category of guest room and suite is meaningfully named to reflect the building’s rich history. Each room features a private safe with a power point for the recharging of electronic devices such as laptops; coffee and tea-making facilities; mini bar; 29” color TV with local and international channels; music channels; and shoe shine and laundry services. Cutting-edge technology and high-speed Internet access provide each room with global connectivity. International Direct Dial telephones, data ports and voicemail are available in all rooms. In addition, a digital entertainment system allows enhanced options such as video-on-demand, games-on-demand and movie previews.