Sentosa is an island resort and a popular tourist attraction in Singapore. The island resort stretches for around five square kilometers and is a mile from Singapore’s main island. It is the fourth largest in Singapore with 70 per cent of the land occupied by rainforests. Rainforest is the natural habitat for many species of animals and reptiles like the lizards, monkeys, turtles, and peacocks. The place attracts about five million visitors every year and especially during autumn and winter months. The sand beach of 3 km is of immense importance to tourists and is the prime attraction of the place.
The Sentosa Island has several tourist destinations and many places to visit. The adventure tourists would find this place a heaven for the number of activities that it offers. The main attractions of Sentosa Island include the following:
- Tiger Sky Tower
- Universal Studios Singapore
- Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom
- Underwater World and Dolphin Lagoon
- Songs of the Sea
- Sentosa 4D Magix
- Sentosa CineBlast
- Fort Siloso
- MegaZip Adventure Park
- Azzura Beach Club
- Wave House Sentosa
- Sentosa Luge & Skyride
- The Flying Trapeze
Gogreen Segway Eco Adventure
Sentosa Island tours will take you around these places of interest and introduce you to a complete package of entertainment and fun. There is a theme park and recreation center for children too. The Underwater World remains the top attraction of Sentosa Singapore followed by the Dolphin Lagoon. The Underwater oceannarium houses around 2,500 fish from 250 species. You can experience complete marine life adventure in this place that remains open from 9 am daily.
Dolphin Lagoon is home to several kinds of dolphins and tourists can swim alongside the animals and see the aerobatics show.
Sentosa Island beaches
The beaches in Sentosa Island are of around three kilometer in stretch. These are mainly artificial beaches. Three main beaches where tourists can relax and enjoy beach games are:
- Palawan Beach
- Siloso Beach
- Tanjong Beach
Universal Studios Singapore, Sentosa CineBlast, and Sentosa 4D Magix are main attractions for adults and kids alike. The beach parties and the events are equally popular among the visitors.
Few important events in Sentosa Island include the following:
- Barclays Singapore Open
- Sentosa Balloon Hats Festival
- Beach parties
- Sentosa Flowers
- Swatch- FivB Beach Volleyball