Slick and polished, Singapore fuses stylish modernity with its colonial heritage, and serves as a superb destination for stopovers en route to Australia and other parts of South East Asia. Today however, this futuristic urban playground delivers much more than convenience – the shadows of its towering skyscrapers concealing a whole collection of discoveries for discerning travellers and food lovers.
Thanks to its diverse population of Chinese, Indian and Malaysian heritage, you’ll find a melting pot of ethnic influence; from vibrant Chinatown, to charismatic Little India, or the modern waterfront complex, which together offer an exciting menu of restaurant choices. Stroll the Orchard Road and inspect its affluent designer boutiques, or drift along the Singapore River in a traditional bumboat - originally used to transport rice. Then you can roam the trendy Esplanade lining the river, before dining on the famous chilli crab in a rooftop restaurant to fully appreciate the illuminated Singapore skyline.
Whether it’s for short stopovers, or luxury city breaks, make the most of your time in this slick metropolis and take a look at some of our top luxury hotels in Singapore, renowned as some of the world’s finest.