A thriving and modern city, a luxury holiday to Singapore successfully blends traditional culture, exemplary cuisine and inspirational architecture.
For a true taste of Singapore head to Orchard Road; a superb place for shopping. Or visit the Quays; the leisure and entertainment capital of the city. If you prefer to escape the hustle and bustle, unwind on the shores of Sentosa Island or take a stroll through the 52 hectares of the Botanic Gardens - which should be on every visitor’s ‘must see’ list.
In the evenings the city is bursting with classical orchestras, opera performances, jazz clubs and a variety of trendy restaurants and bars. The Formula One night race is a fantastic spectacle to witness and capturing the lit skyline will give you photos to treasure forever.
In Singapore discover many tributes to the founder of modern Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles, from colonial buildings to the Raffles Hotel. The Raffles Hotel is also famed for being the place where the 'Singapore Sling' was invented.
Time difference: GMT +8 hours
Flight duration: 13 hours (direct)
Currency: Singapore dollar
The weather in Singapore is warm and humid all year, there is no ideal time to visit Singapore. The wettest months are November to January, but with plenty of sunshine and good temperatures year-round, you’ll enjoy your trip to Singapore whenever you choose to visit.
Discover many tributes to the founder of modern Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles, such as colonial buildings like the Raffles Singapore; famed for being the place where the ‘Singapore Sling’ was invented. This grand and historic building is an international landmark, continually ranked a top hotel in the world with its 103 suites set in lush gardens and offering award-wining cuisine.
The Shangri-La Hotel is surrounded by 15 acres of botanical gardens where guests can relax whilst spending time in the outdoor pool or unwinding in the spa. In the evening, guests will be provided with a fantastic range of dining opportunities followed by relaxing in the lobby with live music.
Located along the Singapore River and Marina Bay in the city’s financial and arts district, The Fullerton Hotel represents the height of Palladian grandeur. Built in 1928 it has been lovingly restored into a haven of luxury, with tastefully furnished guestrooms and exquisite modern amenities.
Head to the Marina Bay Sands restaurants for plenty of choice; from the very luxurious to the comfortingly laid back. Afternoon tea at the Raffles Hotel is an absolute must, while a Singapore Sling in the Long Bar before dinner is a Singapore essential. In the Shangri-La Hotel’s Garden Wing there’s plenty on offer for the discerning foodie, from The Waterfall with Mediterranean influences to the classic Cantonese cuisine of the ShangPalace. At The Fullerton Hotel you’ll be wowed by the views from The Lighthouse Restaurant & Rooftop Bar - set in the exact location where a beacon used to guide boats to safety into Singapore port in the eighteenth century.