Well-groomed, modern and super-stylish, Singapore may be small, but it is more-than-perfectly-formed. In fact, it could be described as the definitive ‘model’ city, encompassing an exciting mix of cultures, nightlife, arts and retail therapy, all cloaked in an ultra-efficient, squeaky clean image.

"Singapore charms with its clean-cut looks and super-cool social scene. It’s definitely an experience to savour. Oh, and did we mention the food…? "

A bubbling melting pot. A feast of cultures. A smorgasbord of delights. The food references aren’t accidental: try describing Singapore, and it has to figure pretty large. Eating is a national pastime, and city life revolves around the bars, restaurants and famous hawker centres where almost every flavour is on the menu, combining the very best of Asian cooking.

The city itself is a wonderfully-lush, green and spacious destination, where the call to prayer competes with unbridled capitalism while old men still play mah-jongg in the streets. It’s also a city that can offer you something completely different. Take a trip to Underwater World and you’ll find yourself diving with sharks; enjoy a night-time safari at Singapore Zoo; or visit Bukit Timah Nature Reserve at the island’s centre. But then that’s Singapore all over – a destination unlike anywhere else in the world.

What you need to know

  • Capital City


  • Time Difference

    GMT +7

  • Best Time to Visit


  • Currency

    Singapore Dollar



Choose from the cream of Singapore’s finest hotels

  • W Singapore – Sentosa Cove Singapore

    This glistening monument to all that dazzles is one of the most opulent, exciting additions to not only Singapore’s hotel scene, but W’s impressive and energetic portfolio of hotels and resorts.

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  • Raffles Singapore Singapore

    There are a few hotels in the world whose names have become virtually synonymous with the cities in which they are located – and none more so than Raffles Hotel in Singapore.

    Call us on 01244 567 000 to start planning your next holiday.

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  • The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore

    Recently named one of the World’s 100 Best Hotels by Travel + Leisure USA, this waterfront wonder hits all the right notes and is a stunning jewel-like addition to Singapore’s dazzling Marina Bay.

    Call us on 01244 567 000 to start planning your next holiday.

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Inside Knowledge

Creating special moments

  1. Tantalise your Tastebuds

    Tantalise your Tastebuds

    For a truly authentic Singaporean eating experience, try the hawker centres; the government-regulated stalls that sell an amazing variety of cuisine. Watch out for the Singapore Food festival in July too.

  2. Have a Beach Ball

    Have a Beach Ball

    Just 15 minutes from the city centre is Sentosa, Singapore’s beach playground and home to family attractions including Universal Studios, the Underwater World oceanarium, Dolphin Lagoon water show and huge entertainment complex.

  3. Break out the Plastic

    Break out the Plastic

    From modern malls to lively markets, Singapore is a shopper’s paradise, but the retail event not to miss is Singapore’s legendary Annual Great Sale, usually between May and July. Go early to find the best bargains…