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.
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.
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.
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.
Summer Pavilion at
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Grand Estheva Spa
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.
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
Best Spas in Singapore
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.
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