Singapore does have some popular beaches and islands, which are frequently used by visitors as holiday spots. These well-maintained and environmentally ‘green’ beaches provide a pleasant weekend and are favorite outdoor hangspots for the Singaporeans. Sentosa Islands in particular is unparalled in itself.
Changi Beach Park
One of the oldest coastal parks in Singapore, Changi Beach Park is for the people who are bored with the hectic life of the cities and want to spend some days facing some pleasant sea breeze. A boardwalk along the coast connects the Changi Beach to the East Coast Park. One can walk silently on the boardwalk viewing the sea, trying to listen what the waves have to say.
East Coast Park
East Coast Park is a favorite spot of the Singaporeans, where they indulge in several sports and other activities. While cycling is the most enjoyed activity, one can also enjoy golf, tennis, squash and water sports. The beach also provides succour to the visitors who want relaxing refuge. Fine seafood restaurants serve delicious delicacies when visitors feel the hunger pangs.
A popular island destination in Singapore, Sentosa Island has multi-faceted appeal. It is a beautiful island that has been converted into a giant theme park and playground for the citizens of Singapore and international tourists. Although there are plentiful attractions to entice tourists, the pick of them are the Butterfly Park and the Underwater World Aquarium.
St. John’s Island
A nice getaway for the lovers of solitude, St. John’s Island is known for its beautiful beaches, impressive lagoon and off-beaten treks. Variety of coral reefs are also found in the coastal waters of the island. One can also watch land hermit crabs, sea cucumbers and white-bellied sea eagles on the shores of the island.