Not much has been spoken or written about Singapore, commonly known as the Lion City, the Garden City or the Little Red Dot.
Singapore is a marvelous amalgamation of the old and new heritage which can be felt in every corner of this city. The cultural diversity, technological advancements, sensational attractions and numerous getaways within the radius make it a perfect escape for solo travelers and families alike.
Be it Gardens by the Bay, Botanic Gardens, Marina Bay Sands, Universal Studio, Marina Bay Casino, Singapore Flyer, World War II Memorial, Singapore Skyline, South East Asia’s largest light & sound show, Singapore has it all and more. The magnitude of the off-track adventures and activities makes it a perfect spot for your next trip, especially with your family.
Hence, at Thrillophilia, we give you the best reasons to choose it for your next family vacation. We have compiled a list of travel and stay picks to help you plan an affordable yet memorable trip to the Lion City!
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Affordable Luxury Holiday Homes
1) A Holiday Home near Changi Airport
Located near the International Changi Airport, this HomeAway holiday home can accommodate 6-8 persons. The stay is simply accessible via buses and MRTs.
Situated on the East Coast, it offers all the modern amenities to make your trip a luxurious affair and your stay a cherishable memory.
This holiday home is located in a neighborhood which consists of 2 prominent shopping malls, business districts, sports facilities, food courts and couple of 24-hour open coffee houses. This HomeAway villa offers many activities at your disposal.
2) A Homestay amidst the Majestic Views
You can’t miss the grand scenic beauty if you are on a trip to Singapore. There is no better place to stay than a holiday home which offers majestic views of Marina Bay Sands and Singapore Flyer.
This HomeAway holiday home is a fully furnished. The upper storey of the apartment has a large open terrace for your cozy family gathering or a BBQ gig.
This is a 5-storey, 10 units, new apartment block nestled in the mid to high-end residential enclave of East Coast vicinity. Situated along Soraya Lane off Haig Road, it is not only a comfortable stay but also provides easy access to public transportation, shopping centers, supermarket and established F&B outlets.
Singapore’s most sought-after eateries like Katong Laksa, Malabar, Ashton’s Steak place and more are a stone’s throw away from this holiday home.
3) Oakwood 1 Bedroom Apartment in Town
Orchard Road is Singapore’s prime shopping area and there’s nothing better than a holiday home which offers great shopping, dining and entertainment options nearby.
This is located on Orchard Road and a stroll away from the Orchard MRT making the entire Singapore easily accessible for you.
4) Romantic Getaway Near The Sea
An exclusive and luxury resort with the world-class design is our next HomeAway holiday home recommendation for you.
Situated within the tranquillity of Capella Hotel by Capella Singapore, it offers a promising experience with personalized service and top-notch amenities.
You may either choose between the1-2 bedroom suites or 3-bedroom penthouse, depend on whether it’s a one-night stay or place to reside for few weeks. A perfect nest for you on your Singapore honeymoon trip!
Each suite is equipped with first-class amenities to make your stay comfortable. You will be pampered with private facilities from both the clubhouse and hotel.
Fun Activity Dose
1) Night Safari in Singapore
Night safaris are always a no brainer! In this tour, you begin with this amazing pick-up from your hotel at 06:00 PM.
This world’s first Night Safari is set in 40 hectares of a secondary jungle. Explore the charm of the tropical jungle after dusk with stunning scenics. Watcha myriad of nocturnal animals, from predators to timid forest dwellers in their natural habitat under the moonlight.
Thrillophilia ensures that you won’t have to wait in line to board the tram which takes you through the East and West Loop.
The tour leads to a large reservoir while weaving through selected habitats that imitate the natural environment right from the Himalayan Foothills to the Southeast Asian Rainforest.
Get a closer look at the animals on the walking trail under supervision along with the opportunity to catch either the Thumbuakar fire-eating performance or an animal extravaganza at the ‘Creatures of the Night Show’.
Put a pleasant end to your safari by choosing a buffet meal composed of local favorites and international cuisine. Enjoy the charmingly rustic setting at Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant in the vicinity.
2) City Tour of Singapore
This fun-packed City tour of Singapore begins with your pickup from the hotel in the morning or afternoon, as per your convenience.
Whilst the tour, you explore the city of Singapore by driving around the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall.
One of the most prominent stops would be the Merlion Park where you can enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. Get clicking with the Merlion, a mythological creature that is a part lion and part fish.
Afterward, you visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples before driving past Chinatown.
Other interesting stops include a local handicraft center where you can closely observe craftsmen at work, the National Orchid Garden in Singapore Botanic Gardens boasting a sprawling display of 60,000 orchid plants and Little India which enthralls you with the scent of joss sticks, jasmine, and spices.
You can opt for a half day city tour or a half day city tour along with a visit to Alive Museum.