Embark on an Inspiring Holiday in Singapore
It’s the season for celebration and where better to spend it than in Singapore? From glitteringChristmas lights and festive parties to New Year’s Eve fireworks, there’s no shortage of fabulous festivities in the island city. Dive into a world of exciting nightlife, enchanting attractions and dazzling festivities in Singapore and have a fabulous holiday that you can take home with you.
Celebrate Christmas in style with giant illuminated Christmas trees along Singapore’s major shopping belts. This year, Orchard Road will light up into a visual treat of colours and entertainment to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Embark on a fun-filled musical journey, as EDM Dance festival ZoukOut celebrates 13 magical years of music, dance and arts right on the white sands of Siloso Beach, Sentosa on 13th – 14th Dec 2013.
Enjoy the largest New Year countdown event in the city at Marina Bay Sands® and be a part of the annual year-end celebration. Witness a majestic fireworks display light up the Singapore Skyline around the Singapore River and be a part of the countdown concert as a host of energetic performers lead you into the New Year.
The city is a paradise all year round for food lovers, with an array of international, ethnic and Singapore cuisines to suit every palate. Gastronomic treats from some of the world’s best restaurants such as Restaurant Andre, Iggy’s, and L’atelier De Joel Robuchon Singapore, which were recognized for their excellence at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, will satiate fine-dining connoisseurs. Those looking for a laidback dining atmosphere need not look further with Gardens by the Bay, where Supertree Dining and Satay by the Bay are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Food lovers can also get a real taste of Singaporean cuisine at the numerous safe and clean hawker centres or food courts.
Get up close, and “WILD”!
The Singapore Zoo, world’s best rainforest zoo, celebrated its 40th birthday this year. Start your morning at Ah Meng restaurant and treat yourself to an outdoor breakfast amidst wild animals. Then head over to the elephant bathing area for a chance to feed the elephants yourself, while the keepers provide an entertaining live commentary during the chowtime frenzy.
With the pristine Upper Seletar Reservoir as a backdrop, River Safari, Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park, offers an unforgettable adventure inspired by eight of the world’s most iconic rivers. Take a leisurely stroll and meander through the park on an exploratory river adventure of the Mississippi, Congo, Nile, Ganges, Murray, Mekong and Yangtze rivers and meet the safari’s resident giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia.
Never snorkeled before? Try snorkeling in a safe environment at the Adventure Cove Waterpark™ and get up close with the colorful coral reef home to over 20,000 friendly fish. Wade amongst dozens of rays as you touch their velvety wings only at Adventure Cove Waterpark™ in Marine Life Park™, Resorts World™ Sentosa.
Join the famous escapees from the New York Zoo and embark on a river boat adventure through dense tropical jungles on the world’s first Madagascar: A Crate Adventure attraction at the Universal Studios Singapore®. Also enjoy the state-of-the-art-rides such as Shrek 4-D™, Revenge of the Mummy™, Jurassic Park®, world’s first 3D battle Transformers™: The Ride and the world’s tallest dueling coaster ride Battlestar Galactica.
Shop for all your festive goodies at ION Orchard, a whopping 66,000 sq metres shopping haven that houses the likes of Ermenegildo Zegna, Louis Vuitton and Diane von Furstenberg, Stella McCartney as well as trendy high-street options such as Topshop, Fred Perry, Armani Exchange and Abercombie and Fitch.
From Uniqlo to Chanel to Prada, it’s hard to leave Singapore with an empty suitcase. For the best in luxury, don’t miss the Louis Vuitton Island Maison store at Marina Bay Sands® only the fifth in the world.
For your very own customized and memorable family holiday in Singapore, log on to www.yoursingapore.com and search for “Singapore The Holiday You Take Home With You” or connect with Mercury Travels