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TRAVEL GUIDE: SINGAPORE

Referred to as the "gateway between the East and West," Singapore is a destination that will fill your desire for sophisticated, cosmopolitan luxuries while providing a taste of ancient Asian traditions. With rich coral reefs as well as 23 percent of its rainforests protected as nature preserves, travelers seeking adventure or outdoor activities will have much to look forward to. The cuisine of Singapore, being influenced by the cooking styles of China, India, Malay, and Tamil, will leave the epicure satisfied and, at the same time, eager to try more, while the expansive shopping district is considered to be one of the best in the world. Whether food, shopping, the outdoors, or the allure of the cosmopolitan lifestyle is your passion, Singapore has what you're looking for.


HOTELS

Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore

Luxury Suite at the InterContinental Singapore
BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE
Singapore
Singapore's rise to stardom from a once-sleepy fishing village to a British naval base-cum-trading outpost to one of Asia's most important financial centers was no mean feat. Today, Singapore is one of the busiest ports in the world, as well as a major oil refining and distribution center.


TRAVEL GUIDES

72-HOUR VACATION
Singapore
Reputed for having the world's busiest port, the second highest GDP per capita in Asia as well as being known as a world-class financial hub, the sizzling city of Singapore has transformed itself from a British naval base-cum-trading outpost into a thriving metropolis.
A view of Singapore's Central Business District

 Unwind at the Mandarin Orchard Hotel in Singapore

BOOK A ROOM
More Hotels in Singapore
Regardless of what draws you to Singapore, you can find a hotel that meets all of your needs using these reviews, ratings and room photos.


RESTAURANTS

Summer Pavilion in Singapore
Summer Pavilion at
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Singapore Restaurants - Review Guide
Search for restaurant reviews and view our picks for the 10 Hot Spots for Dining in Singapore.

Find the best restaurants in Singapore for categories like outdoor dining

Chef Albert Paves the Way
to "Nouvelle" Chinese Cuisine

A fascinating new development is the birth of Modern Chinese Cuisine, a hybrid creation that is gaining popularity within the culinary community in Singapore.


SPAS

The Grand Estheva Spa
A 5,000-square-feet day spa in Singapore's most glamorous fashion mall is no small feat in the space scarce lion city. Before you scoot off to check out this hide-out, take note that Estheva is a ladies-only spa. While some selected offerings are pricey, most treatments are reasonably priced and will not burn a hole in your pocket.


The Oriental Spa
On your next visit to Singapore, stay at the newly refurbished The Oriental, Singapore and enjoy Agape baths, steam room, opium bed and the indulgent, signature one-and-a-half-hour Oriental Massage.


The Best Spas in Singapore
Find escapes such as Spa Botanica in a lush, tropical garden setting or RafflesAmrita Spa at Raffles Hotel, whose menu includes a "Gentleman's Executive Rescue" for men.

LINKS

www.newasia-singapore.com
The official website for tourist information on Singapore.

www.singapore-attractions.com
The Association of Singapore Attractions.


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