Singapore is a tiny country located in Southeast Asia, the area only covers 700 kilometers square, a little bit bigger than Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. Although Singapore is only slightly bigger than major cities in Asia, this country has proven to be one of the strongest economic power in Asia and is being respected all over the world. Its economy depends on the amazing growth of industry and tourism. Although Singapore is a small country, its tourism plays a significant role in the country’s economic with its endless attraction.
As a country with one of the least areas to cover, Singapore has truly shown its power by creating manmade attraction as the replacement of natural attraction. Among the famous manmade destinations in Singapore, Sentosa Island is one of them, and it has become a major tourist destination in Singapore.
Sentosa Island is located in the Central Region and is home to many fun and entertaining things to do with your loved ones and is super friendly for a family with kids.
Attractions in Sentosa Island are varied, ranging from Universal Studios Singapore, Waterpark, Butterfly and the Insect Kingdom, and pristine beaches. Singapore has been praised for its astonishing manmade beaches including the ones in Sentosa Island. In Sentosa Island, there are several manmade beaches, and one of the most famous beaches is Siloso Beach.
Siloso Beach is situated in the southwestern coast of Sentosa Island. Historically, Siloso Beach was built to defend Singapore during 1880 by the British. Nowadays, Siloso Beach is the most fun place in Singapore to spend your vacation with your families. Siloso Beach is popular for its vibrant yet laid back ambiance with a white sandy beach and tropical atmosphere. In Siloso Beach, you can find many outdoor activities you can do with your friends and family.
Beach volleyball, rollerblading, skimboarding, kayaking, and even canoeing are only a few. Swimming can also be done at Siloso Beach, but always swim on the area between the safety flags These areas are closely supervised by the officers to ensure your safety.
When you’re done with those, try other adrenalin-pumping activities in Siloso Beach such as bungee jumping, skydiving, or Sentosa 4D Adventureland. Wanting to try something totally different like riding the wave? Don’t hesitate to try surfing on an artificial wave at Wave House.
If you’re looking for something more relaxing, try visiting Madame Tussaud Wax Museum or watching the spectacular Wings of Time audio-visual show. However, if all you’re looking for is a beach to lay down and enjoy the sunshine, Siloso is also the perfect place for it.
Try to lay down on the exceedingly clean and soft sand of Siloso Beach under the palm trees and enjoy the burning sunset in one of the most idyllic tropical beaches on Earth. During the night, you can find a totally different party vibes in Siloso Beach. Try to explore the alleys in Siloso Beach where you’ll see beach clubs to dance, bars, restaurants, or stalls to enjoy light snacks and regional cuisines of your choice to satisfy your taste buds.
There are also interesting places you can’t miss around Siloso Beach. While you’re at Siloso Beach, don’t forget to visit Fort Siloso. Once a place for defense, Siloso still preserves its historical landmark of the fort. Fort Siloso was built during the 19th century to protect from sea invasion. Nowadays you can see the fort as a heritage that takes you back to the old days.
There are also guides on the area to give you more detailed information on the history of Fort Siloso. On the way to Fort Siloso, you can also see a majestic view of the beautiful island on Fort Siloso Skywalk. Scraping the sky at the height of over 100 meters, the trail providing the guest with a panoramic view on the way to Fort Siloso.
How to Get to Siloso Beach in Sentosa Island
Sentosa Island is only 20 to 30 minutes from the center of Singapore, and it can be reached by several modes of transportations. You can rent a car and drive through Sentosa Gateway, by foot via Sentosa Boardwalk, or you can try the cable car and enjoy the aerial view of Sentosa Island. Plan your trip with us and get yourself our best deals!