With a land mass that measures just 700 sq. km., Singapore is one of the smallest metropolises in the world, but there is truly no end of things to see and do. From one of the most luxurious restaurants in the world to the largest rooftop infinity pool, here are some of our favorite luxury destinations in Singapore.
Long Bar, Raffles Hotel
The Raffles Hotel is a Singapore landmark in itself, having opened in 1887 and showcasing some extraordinary colonial architecture, contrasting beautifully with its modern surroundings. The hotel’s Long Bar is where the world-famous Singapore Sling cocktail was invented, and is the perfect place for you to come and taste this signature drink in its original setting.
Marina Bay Sands
If there is one iconic image of Singapore that has been popping up all over the internet in recent years, it would be of the infinity pool that is perched at the top of Marina Bay Sands. This is the largest rooftop pool in the world, and offers some of the best views of Singapore majestic skyline. Marina Bay Sands is also home to an array of luxury shops, relaxing spas and fun museums, and even has its very own indoor canal. Here, visitors can enjoy a ride in a traditional wooden Chinese boat, known as a Sampan – a truly unique way to window-shop! The restaurants at Marina Bay Sands are not to be missed, with Singapore’s most luxurious restaurant, Waku Ghin, being a foodie’s dream come true. Seating only 25 people at a time, in four separate dining rooms, each group has their own personal chef that prepares a gourmet degustation menu right before their eyes. As if all of this wasn’t enough, Marina Bay Sands boasts a huge casino and several night clubs, making it quite easy to spend all day and night here!
Ocean Suites, Resort World, Sentosa
Each of these 11 exclusive suites at Resort World on Singapore‘s Sentosa Island offers a unique and luxurious way to get up close and personal with marine life. Each suites mimics a two-storey penthouse, with the lower levels providing unparalleled views into one of the largest aquariums in the world. The sunken jacuzzi bathtub next to a viewing window is an ideal place to unwind after a busy day in the city, while the personal butler service will ensure that your every desire is immediately catered for.
Louis Vuitton Island
Even if you aren’t looking to specifically buy something from the brand, the Louis Vuitton Island is still worth a visit. Labelled by many as an ‘island of luxury’, this floating mansion is a combination of a book store, a luxury travel store and an art gallery, and is sure to delight even the most casual of browsers.
For many years now, Singapore has been striving to be the ultimate luxury destination in South East Asia, and it has definitely succeeded. From world-class restaurants to luxury stores to truly unique entertainment, you will no doubt be dazzled by all that you can indulge in on this spectacular island.