Up Your IG Game With Neon Installations And Catch A Pikachu Parade At Palawan Beach – Runs Till Dec 31
If the Disney-themed light up (and crowds) at Orchard Road aren’t for you, take a detour down south to Sentosa instead.
Island Lights 2018 is the second edition of Sentosa’s pop-up art festival featuring 10 photo-worthy installations scattered across Palawan Beach.
Night At Palawan Beach
Previously known as Pop Up Night, the inaugural Island Lights 2018 returns just in time for the year-end festivities. From now till 31 December 2018, Sentosa’s Palawan Beach has been made over with commissioned works from local artists.
You can expect to be transported to a multi-sensory wonderland with a series of photo-worthy opportunities to get your ‘gram on.
Here are some of the installations to look out for:
1. ASMR Wonderland
Step into ASMR Wonderland for a truly immersive experience.
Multi-disciplinary artist Yang, brings the social media trend to life with an original ASMR soundtrack wafting peacefully over the enclosed room of tarp-covered sand. Think ball pit but softer and relaxing.
Possibly the coolest outdoor installation is Harmony by multi disciplinary designer – Tina Fung.
She explores the intersection between art, set design, interaction and the environment – in a neon lit setup of hands set against the backdrop of the sea.
KTVMTV by Mash-Up is a 90s dream come true. Mash-Up is an independent Singaporean label that creates bold garments featuring tongue-in-cheek references to pop-up culture.
This installation lets you unleash your inner teenage fantasies of being a superstar. Combining the traditionally tacky designs of karaoke studios and the vibes of a 1990s music video, live out your childhood dreams at KTVMTV.
4. Islands, Barnacles and Other Living Dreams
You definitely won’t miss this glittery pink installation!
Artist Soph O invites you to write a wish and hang it up with those of others before you. Who knows, your dreams might just come true.
5. Pikachu Night Parade
Everyone’s favourite Pokemon, Pikachu, will be joining the party as well! Catch the adorable parade from Japan which will take place at 7.30pm on 14 – 16 December and 21 – 23 December. This parade will feature nine LED-lit Pikachus dancing along a 100m route.
It’s bound to be sweaty, otaku-fuelled madness.
After all that walking and ‘gramming, check out the main area of Palawan Beach which has been converted into a twinkling dining area, complete with food, drinks and live performances from local bands.
If you’re looking to avoid the madness at Orchard Road this end of year, perhaps a trip down to Sentosa is the perfect option.
Also, it’s finally an excuse to go to the beach at night!
Island Lights 2018
Address: Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Date: 16 Nov 2018 – 31 Dec 2018
It’s confirmed. Singaporeans LOVE going on staycations.
No, really. Expedia did a whole survey on it.
In their 2018 Singapore Staycation Study, Singaporeans go an average of 2 staycations per year whereas parents with children are also most likely to go on one.
Planning your next staycation? Again? Well you’re not alone because a lot of us are probably planning our annual year end staycations as well. As much as we love cosy boutique hotels in the city, the idea of spending the night at a luxury hotel in Sentosa sounds perfect too!
But if the thought of spending a minimum of $600 per night makes you cry, don’t fret. 3 new mid-tier hotels will be opening in Sentosa from April next year according to a report by Channel NewsAsia.
Living The Luxe Life
The hotels which was announced first last year, will target the mid-tier segment which includes families, young adults on staycations as well as business travellers.
The 3 hotels are:
1. Outpost Hotel (Opening April 2019)
2. Village Hotel (Opening April 2019)
3. The Barracks Hotel (Opening August 2019)
All 3 hotels are situated in the Palawan area – giving you easy access to the Imbiah monorail station and across the road from Universal Studios Singapore.
Here’s a sneak peak of the hotels:
Village Hotel Sentosa
The largest of the 3 hotels, Village Hotel at Sentosa will house 606 rooms targeted towards families, business travellers and groups. Facilities include themed pool zones, a children’s play pool as well as a lazy river pool.[caption id="attachment_37921" align="aligncenter" width="991"] Image Credit: Far East Hospitality[/caption]
Slightly more atas, Outpost Hotel will feature 193 rooms – which includes a rooftop pool and bar as well as a wedding hall – perfect for couples who are planning on a luxurious wedding set in Sentosa.
If you’re looking for a more romantic option, Outpost Hotel is the perfect option for a getaway with bae.[caption id="attachment_37923" align="aligncenter" width="991"] Image Credit: Far East Hospitality[/caption]
The Barracks Hotel
The smallest of the 3 hotels, The Barracks Hotel is nothing short of spectacular. If you have extra cash to spare, go for The Barracks as its 40 rooms promise guests exclusivity and privacy.
Just like the hotels in the Changi vicinity, the development will be housed in a refurbished conserved colonial building.[caption id="attachment_37924" align="aligncenter" width="991"] Image Credit: Far East Hospitality[/caption]
So if you’ve been longing for a short getaway away from the hustle and bustle of the city, your Sentosa staycation dreams are about to come true.
Because let’s be real, who can really afford Capella, right?
(Header Image Source: Far East Hospitality)
It is safe to say that we are still reeling in from the aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War but it’s not over yet. Polish your shields because your favourite superheroes are taking over Siloso Beach this September holidays.
Southeast Asia’s biggest sand festival, Sentosa Sandsation, is set to return bigger and better from 1 – 16 September in a never-before seen MARVEL Edition.
The Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition exhibition will feature 15 larger-than-life sand sculptures of popular MARVEL Super Heroes such as Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and Hulk, and another 14 sculptures crafted from scratch in the Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Championship.[caption id="attachment_36974" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Over 10 days, your favourite MARVEL characters took shape on Sentosa’s Siloso Beach as sand sculptors from all over the world brought a whole stable of superheroes and villains to life!
Swopping in at Siloso Beach, Iron Man, Captain America, Dr Strange, Thor, just to name a few, will arise from the sands under the hands of internationally-acclaimed sculptor JOOheng Tan and his team.
This is some next level sand art.
Here’s what you can’t miss at Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition:
Iron Man[caption id="attachment_36966" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Hawkeye[caption id="attachment_36963" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Captain America[caption id="attachment_36964" align="aligncenter" width="5912"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Black Panther[caption id="attachment_36973" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_36975" align="aligncenter" width="4899"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Ant Man[caption id="attachment_36969" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Hulk[caption id="attachment_36965" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Black Widow[caption id="attachment_36972" align="aligncenter" width="4961"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Medusa[caption id="attachment_36970" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Guardians Of The Galaxy[caption id="attachment_36971" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Doctor Strange[caption id="attachment_36976" align="aligncenter" width="5222"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Thor & Asgard[caption id="attachment_36968" align="aligncenter" width="5760"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Thanos[caption id="attachment_36967" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Fans can also look forward to the return of the acclaimed Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Championship, which will see 14 of the world’s best sand sculptors put against each other for the Golden Shovel Award (worth US$5,000) in a MARVEL-inspired sand sculpting competition![caption id="attachment_36977" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
You can also look forward to an array of interactive MARVEL-themed activities that are set to bring out the inner superhero in everyone.
Discover how your strength compares to a MARVEL Super Hero as you watch the ground break and tremor according to the intensity of your smash.[caption id="attachment_36978" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Shout “HULK SMASH” to see the full effect![caption id="attachment_36980" align="aligncenter" width="5337"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Freeze Frame Station
Show off your superhero moves in a 180-degree photo opportunity activation and take home a photo memorabilia after![caption id="attachment_36982" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Sandcastle Sculpting Workshop
Let the little ones learn how to create their very own sand sculptures from our master sand sculptors!
Specially designed for kids aged 5 years and above, a demonstration will be provided by a master sand sculptor before the kids are allowed to “let loose” and create their very own masterpieces![caption id="attachment_36979" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Finally, this is for all the hardcore comic fans out there, stand a chance to be among the few to take home a super limited edition customised Singapore-themed MARVEL comic book, created by MARVEL’s own team of creatives and artists which you can’t find anywhere else![caption id="attachment_36981" align="aligncenter" width="4032"] Image Credit: Discover SG[/caption]
Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition runs from Sep 1 to 16 at Siloso Beach. Entry to Sentosa is free for all Singaporean residents during this period!
Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition
Address: Siloso Beach
When: 1 – 16 September 2018
(Header Image Source: Discover SG)
It’s almost September. You know what that means? It means Mercury is no longer in retrograde and that the 1-week September school holiday is almost here.
That’s right. From 1 to 16 September 2018, all Singapore residents will get free entry into Sentosa as the island gears up for Southeast Asia’s largest sand festival, the Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition!
Free Admission For All Modes Of Entry
Whether you’re entering via the Sentosa Express trains or driving in with Singapore-registered vehicles, admission fees will be waived.[caption id="attachment_36803" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Image Credit: Image Credit: Sentosa Official[/caption]
What’s more, there will also be a competition where 14 of the world’s best sand sculptors will take part in a MARVEL-themed sand sculpting showdown.[caption id="attachment_36801" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
You can catch the sand sculptors at work if you visit Sentosa from 1 to 3 September 2018.
Admission to Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition is free.
Dress Up And Win
Lastly, stand to win $700 worth of credits from Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore and $250 worth of credits from Capella Singapore when you dress up for Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition!
All you have to do is take a photo of yourself posing in your superhero costume at Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition, upload it to Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #sentosasandsation before 2 September 2018, 11:59pm!
So this September school holiday, it’s time to take the family to Sentosa!
Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition
Venue: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Date: 1 – 16 Sep 2018
(Header Image Source: RSBU)
Back in April, we had a One Piece pop-up store at 313 @ Somerset for a week, which was the first One Piece-themed attraction/establishment that we’ve had.
This coming November, the Thousand Sunny and the Straw Hat crew will be back once again and docking in Resorts World Sentosa![caption id="attachment_36754" align="aligncenter" width="2100"] Image Credit: Otakukart[/caption]
That’s right, from 27 November 2018 to 1 January 2019, the Straw Hat crew will be taking over the Maritime Experiential Museum for the Hello, One Piece Exhibition![caption id="attachment_36753" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Image Credit: Toys&Figurine[/caption]
A pirate crew, in the Maritime Experiential Museum. How apt.
At the moment, there’s not much details revealed about the upcoming exhibition. All we know is that it’ll be at the Maritime Experiential Museum for slightly over a month.
For those of you wondering where the museum is, it’s that first few sections that you pass through when visiting the S.E.A Aquarium.
Entry to the Maritime Experiential Museum is $6 for children aged 4 to 12, $5 for senior citizens, and $9 for Singaporean adults.
In the meantime, this post will be updated once more information is released. Do keep checking back!
‘Hello, One Piece’ Exhibition
Venue: Maritime Experiential Museum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Date: 27 Nov 2018 – 1 Jan 2019
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 10am – 7pm, Sat – Sun: 9.30am – 7pm
Contact no.: 6577 8888
(Header Image Source: MyAnimeList)
What to do in Singapore ah?
We’re sure that many of you might have asked this question at some point or another and wondered if Singapore is really THAT boring. Well, if you’re looking for something new and exciting, there are plenty of places to go in Singapore that offers a thrilling experience.
From breezing your way through a ninja warrior obstacle course to swimming with sharks, here are 10 activities you must check out if you’re a thrill seeker!
1. Swim With Sharks At S.E.A. Aquarium
Does the thought of swimming in waters full of sharks make you shiver? Fear not, because sharks are actually not as violent as we portray them to be.
At the Ultimate Marine Encounter: Shark Dive at S.E.A. Aquarium, you’ll get a chance to dive with over 100 sharks from 12 different species. The Shark Dive is great for adventurous thrill seekers with a passion for sharks and marine animals.
From swimming with sharks to strolling under the water or even an open ocean life, you’ll get to experience the thrill of interacting with these predators in a safe environment.
In this 30-minute programme, you’ll dive into their Shark Seas Habitat for the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with over 100 sharks across 12 different species, including the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark, silvertip shark and sandbar shark.
However, this activity requires a current SCUBA diving certification from a nationality or internationally recognized organization. So if you are an active diver, grab your wetsuits and channel your inner Steve Irwin.
Shark Dive (S.E.A. Aquarium)
Price: SGD150 (Adult) | SGD148 (Senior) *Adventure Cove Waterpark admission ticket is required
Sessions: Mon – Fri (1pm)
2. Ride The Waves At Wavehouse Sentosa
We’re not blessed with natural waves for surfing unlike Australia and Bali, but Wavehouse Sentosa lets you experience what it’s like to surf the waves.[caption id="attachment_36641" align="aligncenter" width="1348"] Image Credit: Wavehouse Sentosa[/caption]
For beginners, the Double FlowRider lets you learn the basics of flowboarding together with a friend. It’s also the more gentler of the two waves available at Wave House Sentosa, and is the first step to your exhilarating flowboarding experience. Even if you have never tried flowriding, don’t worry, there are instructors to guide you.
And for the more experienced surfers, the FlowBarrel creates endless barrelling waves that can rival those from international surf meccas.
Set on Siloso Beach at Sentosa, it’s also a great place to chill with drinks as you soak up the sun!
Wavehouse Sentosa DoubleFlowrider
Price: From $35 (weekdays), $40 (weekends)
Sessions: Mon – Fri: 12.00pm to 9.00pm (last session starts at 8.00pm),Sat – Sun & Public Holiday: 11.00am to 9.00pm (last session starts at 8.00pm)
Wavehouse Sentosa FlowBarrel
Price: From $30 (Mon – Sun)
Sessions: Mon – Sun & PH: 12.15pm to 8.45pm (last session starts at 8.15pm), Closed on Tues & Thurs
3. Water JetPack At Ola Beach Club
Ola Beach Club is home to Asia’s first and only water-propelled JetPack thrill ride.
These are water-propelled jetpacks that can elevate you up to 30 feet in the air. Basically, you’re flying thanks to controlled water pressure blasting you into the air.[caption id="attachment_36642" align="aligncenter" width="956"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
The best part is you don’t need prior experience for this sport. So, strap in, engage the throttle, and up, up, and away you go!
JetPack (Ola Beach Club)
Price: $198 (45 Minutes), Top up of $60 for additional 15 mins
Image Credit: Bounce Inc Singapore[/caption]
The X-Park may be a tad bit smaller than the original to cater to children but it’ll still give you a good workout if you run through the course at full speed. And it’s quite the test of agility and balance, so don’t go writing this off as child’s play just yet.
Give it your best as you battle to be the last Warrior standing. Maybe we’ll see you on Mt. Midoriyama.
Check out the full course here:
Address: Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road, #09-01, Singapore 239695
Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10am – 10pm, Fri: 10am – 11pm, Sat: 9am – 11pm, Sun: 9am – 10pm, *For Public Holidays: 9am to close
Price: General Access: $26/per person for 1st hour, $20/per person each additional hour
5. Scale The Trees At Forest Adventure
For many of us, the last time we’ve gone on a high elements course probably dates back to our primary/secondary school camps. If you think obstacle courses are only meant for kids, think again.[caption id="attachment_36649" align="aligncenter" width="1262"] Image Credit: @forestadventuresg[/caption]
Forest Adventure is back at Bedok Reservoir Park with an impressive new trail. Following a six-month overhaul, Singapore’s first and only treetop course is back and 40 per cent larger than before. With 69 crossings and six zip lines, it’s time to gear yourself up for the ultimate adventure.
The 2.5 hours tree top Grand Course is perfect for adults as you attempt to cross wobbly bridges in mid-air and Tarzan-swing from tree to tree!
Address: Bedok Reservoir Park,Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479244
Opening Hours: Tue-Sun: 9.30AM – 6.30PM (closed on Mondays)
Price: Grand Course: $50 per pax, $46 for tertiary student (weekdays only)
6. Go-Kart At The Karting Arena
Who says you need a driving license to get behind the wheel?
Channel your inner Lewis Hamilton and race your friends at The Karting Arena where there’s no pesky red lights to stop you.[caption id="attachment_36652" align="aligncenter" width="1758"] Image Credit: The Karting Arena[/caption]
The 500m track at The Karting Arena has nine turns, consisting of sweeping corners, a hairpin and a chicane (bends intended to slow drivers down). The friendly competition, shrieks of excitement and need for speed – everyone is almost guaranteed to have a ball of fun.
The Karting Arena
Address: 200 Turf Club Road, #01-01B The Grandstand, South Car Park Singapore, 287994
Opening Hours: 10am – 9pm daily, Closed on Mondays
Price: $38 (non-member, off-peak), $45 (non-member, peak)
7. Bungy Jump at AJ Hackett Sentosa
AJ Hackett houses Singapore’s first and only bungy tower, standing 50m above the ground on Sentosa’s Siloso Beach.
There are 3 activities for you to choose from to get your adrenaline pumping. Drop and swoop on the Giant Swing with your family members or test your will and conquer your acrophobia on the 47m Bungy Jump.[caption id="attachment_36655" align="aligncenter" width="3024"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
The site also features the Skybridge, a 40m walkway with see-through sections. On it, is the Paulaner Sundowner Deck, which has the best sunset views in Siloso.
For those who prefer not to tempt fate, food and beverages are served al fresco, which is open daily, from 11am onwards. Siloso’s new landmark is also the perfect spot to grab a cold one by the beach!
AJ Hackett Sentosa
Opening Hours: Mon – Thu: 11am – 8pm, Fri – Sun and Public Holidays: 11am to 9pm
Price: Bungy Jump: $139, Skybridge: $16
8. Kayak/Canoe At Kallang Basin
If you’ve always wanted to try your hands at kayaking, canoeing or pedal boating, here’s your chance to do so.
Enter our very own Water Sports Centre. Catered for public and community use as well as for national athlete training, the Water Sports Centre offers a variety of canoes, kayaks and pedal boats for rent.
Pedal boats are ideal for beginners and children, while experienced kayakers and canoers can challenge the 500m long Regatta course.
Rental charges are as follow:[caption id="attachment_36656" align="aligncenter" width="917"] Image Credit: Singapore Sports Hub[/caption]
Water Sports Centre
Address: 8 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397699
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 7:00am – 8:00pm, Public Holidays: 7:00am – 10:00pm
9. Cable Skiing at Wake Park
Singapore Wake Park is the country’s only cable-ski park built in a lagoon at Singapore East Coast Park.
Promising all level of fun and challenges, the park features three cable-systems. One full sized cable system for the experienced riders and two straight-line system for the complete novice and intermediate riders from as young as six years old.[caption id="attachment_36660" align="aligncenter" width="1895"] Image Credit: Singapore Wake Park Facebook[/caption]
Instead of the traditional motorboat tow system, you hang on to to a handle suspended from a motorised cable high up in the air; they can control the speed and you can do huge loops around the lagoon – they even have an obstacle course!
Powerful floodlights have been calibrated carefully to illuminate the Park even at night, which means you get to cable-ski after work. Who says there’s nothing to do in Singapore at night? This is great for those who do not want to get a suntan too.
The MegaJump lets you replicate the experience of a free fall parachute jump with a 15m drop with a stunning view of ocean, jungle and white sandy beaches.[caption id="attachment_36662" align="aligncenter" width="1367"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
If you’re looking for some exciting aerial thrills and car rides, there can be no better place for you than Mega Adventure Park.
Mega Adventure Park
Opening Hours: Daily: 11am – 7pm
Address: Mega Adventure 10A Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island Singapore 099008
(Header Image Source: S.E.A. Aquarium)
Rally your squad and get ready for this year’s edition of ZoukOutSG!
After five years as a 2-day music festival, ZoukOut returns to Singapore this year as a 1-day festival.[caption id="attachment_35683" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Image Credit: ZoukOut Facebook[/caption]
Taking place on December 1 on the shores of Sentosa Siloso beach, this year’s event will feature a full-fledged festival site complete with a food village, custom installations, mind-blowing stage production as well as roving acts.
Are You Ready?
Headlined by the likes of Marshmello and DJ Snake last year, the ZoukOut 2018 line-up is set to be packed with a stellar and diverse line-up of international, regional and local acts across dance music genres.
Acclaimed DJ duo Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike also known as DVLM, will be making their Singapore debut. This will also be their only performance in Southeast Asia this year!
Known for their massive hits like “When I Grow Up” featuring Wiz Khalifa and “Tremor” with Martin Garrix, this duo can’t be missed. They were also awarded the second spot in DJ MAG’s 2017 Top 100 DJ list, arguably making them the biggest EDM duo in recent years.
Tickets for ZoukOut2018 will be sold in 3 phases.
Phase 1: Super Early Bird (6 July ONLY)
General Admission – $98
*Only 300 tickets available. Exclusive for DBS Live Fresh cardmembers.
Phase 2: Early Bird (6 – 23 July)
General Admission – $128
*For DBS/POSB card members and Zouk members only
**First 100 tickets purchased with DBS LIVE FRESH cards receives Priority Entry access
Phase 3: Advanced (24 July – 14 Sept)
General Admission – $148
Bundle for 4 – $580
Standing VIP – $248
*10% discount for DBS/POSB card members (limited to first 500 tickets)
Regular (15 Sept – 30 Nov)
General Admission – $158
Bundle for 4 – $620
Standing VIP – $248
At The Door (1 Dec)
General Admission – $178
The limited super early bird tickets are now available on their site! Hurry and get your tickets to save yourselves some tears and regrets.
While no other details surrounding ZoukOut have been released, this year’s festival will be one partygoers definitely can’t miss![caption id="attachment_35684" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Image Credit: ZoukOut Facebook[/caption]
In the mean time, here’s what went down at ZoukOut last year,
Date: 1 December 2018
Ticket Prices: From $98 – $178 (General Admission)
(Header Image Source: ZoukOut Facebook)
For those of you who frequent Sentosa, we’ve got good news for you.
This July and August, Sentosa is stepping up the game in a celebration of food, with not 1, but 2 events![caption id="attachment_35618" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
While food options in Sentosa have been known to be a little pricey, this July and August, you don’t have to worry because they’ve got a food street lined up just for you.
Lining Siloso Beach is the Sentosa GrillFest.[caption id="attachment_35623" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
That’s right, Sentosa GrillFest returns once again for its second edition, transforming 1km of Siloso Beach every Friday to Sunday from 13 to 29 July 2018, into a food street.[caption id="attachment_35619" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
This year’s edition of Sentosa GrillFest features over 100 local and international food and drink options from 21 F&B establishments![caption id="attachment_35620" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
Expect local favourites such as Salted Egg Yolk Chicken and unique creations such as Laksa Mentai Soft Shell Crab Rice Bowl. There will also be local favourites such as Hokkien Mee, Char Kway Teow, and Satay.
If you’re not feeling any of the available options, feel free to curate and make your own at Sentosa GrillFest Festival Gourmet Market!
Just pick your raw ingredients from the market and bring it to any of the chefs on-site for preparation!
Of course with good food, we require good entertainment. There will be local bands such as The Jumpstart, AnchorBlanc, and Pam Khi & The One Boy Band performing for guests at the GrillFest!
Sentosa “Kaki” BBQ
From 8 to 12 August, join Sentosa as it celebrates National Day with the very first Sentosa “Kaki” BBQ.[caption id="attachment_35621" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
Held at Palawan Beach, this beach barbecue will feature outdoor movie screenings next to communal barbecue pits at Palawan Green.
You won’t have to bring your own food, because ingredients that have already been marinated and seasoned for cooking, will be provided. Everything is provided actually. From the BBQ pit to the ingredients and the cutlery. All you have to do is bring friends and family and barbecue.[caption id="attachment_35622" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
If you require professional assistance, chefs will also be available to assist you.
That’s not all, if you’re there on National Day, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of the National Day flypast![caption id="attachment_35624" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Image Credit: Darren Soh[/caption]
So this July and August, if you’re looking for dining options and ideas, why not head over to Sentosa?
Venue: Siloso Beach
Date: 13 – 29 Jul 2018
Opening Hours: Fri – Sun: 6pm – 11pm
Sentosa “Kaki” BBQ
Venue: Palawan Green
Date: 8 – 12 Aug 2018
Opening Hours: 6pm – 11pm
(Header Image Source: Sentosa)
Home to 3 pristine beaches, Universal Studios Singapore theme park, 120 F&B dining options and more, Sentosa is the biggest must-visit tourist destination in Singapore.
Bearing the title of the “State of Fun”, Sentosa also offers a whole bunch of unique sports experiences that can only be found within the island.
Break your routine and head to Sentosa for mega fun ways to exercise!
Only In Sentosa
1. Watch The Singapore MX Beach Race For Free!
The Singapore MX Beach Race is back for another round of high adrenaline action on the beaches of Sentosa!
The Motocross beach race has riders racing their dirt bikes in the sand, a challenging terrain even for the most experienced racers.[caption id="attachment_34290" align="aligncenter" width="4500"] Image Credit: Singapore MX Beach Race[/caption] [caption id="attachment_34291" align="aligncenter" width="4500"] Image Credit: Singapore MX Beach Race[/caption]
This year’s event will see riders battle it out over 3 rounds of racing for the coveted title of Singapore’s first-ever Motocross National Champion.
If you’re an extreme sports fan or just looking for some excitement, this is an event you won’t want to miss.
Singapore MX Beach Race
Venue: Siloso Beach
Date: 5 – 6 May
Time: 11am – 6pm
2. Bungy Jump At AJ Hackett Sentosa
AJ Hackett houses Singapore’s first and only bungy tower, standing 50m above the ground on Sentosa’s Siloso Beach.
There are 3 activities for you to choose from to get your adrenaline pumping.
Drop and swoop on the Giant Swing with your family members or test your will and conquer your acrophobia on the 47m Bungy Jump.[caption id="attachment_34292" align="aligncenter" width="3912"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption] [caption id="attachment_34293" align="aligncenter" width="3024"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
AJ Hackett Sentosa
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 1pm – 7pm, Sat – Sun: 12pm – 8pm
3. JetPack/JetBlade At Ola Beach Club
Ola Beach Club is a watersports centre, beach club, family playground, as well as a wedding and party venue rolled into one.
The most unique watersport activity here? The JetPack and JetBlade.
These are water-propelled jetpacks that can elevate you up to 30 feet in the air. Basically, you’re flying thanks to controlled water pressure blasting you into the air.[caption id="attachment_34294" align="aligncenter" width="956"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption] [caption id="attachment_34295" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
If you feel safer on the water, go for a relaxing kayak or paddle around on a Paddleboard.[caption id="attachment_34314" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
To experience the wind in your face, hop on the Banana Boat that can accommodate up to 10 riders.[caption id="attachment_34297" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
Head over to Ola Beach Club on a Tuesday and you’ll get to enjoy the ‘Twos-Day 1-For-1’ deal where you and your friend will get to enjoy 2 watersport activities for the price of 1.
That’s not all. On weekends, Ola Beach Club is offering a ‘Hangout Weekend’ package where you can experience 4 different watersport activities (Standup Paddleboard, Donut Ride, Banana Boat, Kayaking) for just $85 NETT (U.P: $110).
These 2 promotions are available till 30 June 2018.
The Wave House Sentosa Flow Jam 2018 happening on 5 May is a flowboarding competition featuring a sunset BBQ, DJ sets, and high-performance surf shredding action![caption id="attachment_34299" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
Wave House Sentosa isn’t just for the adults. Kids can try their hand at surfing at the Flow Camp on 22 June 2018![caption id="attachment_34301" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Image Credit: Wave House Sentosa[/caption]
Suitable for kids aged between 5 and 13, the Flow Camp will include a 2-hour Flow Riding session, a ride on the Singapore Cable Car, educational tours at the Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, Beach Games and Safety Talk, as well as DIY Snack making.[caption id="attachment_34302" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
The Flow Camp can take up to a maximum of 30 participants so be sure to register early!
At Wave House Sentosa, you’ll also get to enjoy 1-for-1 promotions on their food, drinks, and wave rides on Wednesdays!
Wave House Sentosa
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri – Sun: 12.15pm – 8.45pm, Tue, Thu: Closed
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 12pm – 9pm, Sat – Sun: 11am – 9pm
5. Indoor Skydiving At iFly Singapore
iFly Singapore is the world’s largest themed wind tunnel for indoor skydiving.
As part of the iFly Singapore indoor skydiving experience, you will receive professional training and guidance from their certified instructors, complimentary gear rental, as well as the actual skydiving experience.[caption id="attachment_34315" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
If you’ve always wanted to try skydiving but you’re still unable to conquer your fear of jumping out of a plane, then iFly Singapore is the place to go.
They have multiple packages for different audiences and occasions.
Currently there’s an ongoing ‘First Timer Challenge Package’ promotion where you get the 2nd package at 30% discount when you buy the first package ($119).
This is the perfect opportunity for you and a friend to experience indoor skydiving!
Opening Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu – Sun: 9am – 9.30pm, Wed: 11am – 9.30pm
6. Zipline At Mega Adventure Park
Mega Adventure Park at Sentosa is home to the MegaZip, MegaClimb, MegaBounce, and MegaJump.
At 75m high and 450m long, the MegaZip is the first 3-wire zipline that takes you from the jungle canopy of Imbiah Hill to Siloso Beach at speeds of 60kph.[caption id="attachment_34304" align="aligncenter" width="3276"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
If that’s not exhilarating, we don’t know what is.
If you’re up for a challenge, the MegaClimb is a high ropes adventure course for you and your friends.[caption id="attachment_34305" align="aligncenter" width="1055"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
The MegaJump lets you replicate the experience of a free fall parachute jump with a 15m drop with a stunning view of ocean, jungle and white sandy beaches.[caption id="attachment_34306" align="aligncenter" width="1367"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
For the young ones, test your acrobatics on MegaBounce, the dynamic bungee assisted trampolines! bounce up to 8m high on any of the 4 trampolines on the beach with instructors and harnesses ensuring safety throughout.[caption id="attachment_34310" align="aligncenter" width="6016"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
From now till 30 June 2018, buy any 2 packages at Mega Adventure and get 1 package for free![caption id="attachment_34352" align="aligncenter" width="774"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
Mega Adventure Park
Opening Hours: Daily: 11am – 7pm
Last entry for Conquerer package: 5pm
Last entry for High Flyer package: 5.30pm
Last entry for Thrill Seeker package: 6pm
7. Segway Through Sentosa With Gogreen Segway
While not necessarily a sport, we argue that controlling a Segway is tougher than it looks.
The Gogreen Segway offers a fun and unique experience of exploring Sentosa.[caption id="attachment_34307" align="aligncenter" width="3872"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
The Segway Fun Ride is an introductory riding experience along Siloso Beach that will allow you to master the Segway and explore Sentosa. Buy 2 Fun Rides (800m) at $25 each from now till 30 June 2018, and get 1 free!
There is also the Eco Adventure which takes you on a scenic ride along the beaches of Sentosa. The 30 minutes Eco Adventure brings you to either Siloso or Palawan Beach.
Gogreen Segway Eco Adventure
Opening Hours: Daily: 10am – 7.30pm
If you’re not looking for any intense unique sports experiences and just want to do your ‘own thing’, Sentosa has plenty of cycling, jogging and walking trails, as well as 3 beaches for beach games such as volleyball, soccer, and even frisbee!
Sentosa is the one-stop spot for adrenaline junkies, athletes, sports enthusiasts and even families looking for a fun day out!
Have you planned your next visit to Sentosa?
(Header Image Source: Wave House Sentosa)
Attention all die hard fans of Stranger Things, we can finally step into Eleven’s world this Halloween.
Time to fight Demogorgons in The Upside Down at USS Halloween Horror Nights 2018 this September.
Here’s a teaser video to get you excited for this year’s scare fest!
Things Are About To Get Strange
USS has collaborated with Netflix and the creators of Stranger Things to bring life to the iconic scenes from Season 1 (because we all love this season better).[caption id="attachment_33848" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Image Credit: Stranger Things Facebook[/caption]
Fans can expect to wander through mazes and end up in the menacing Hawkins National Library, the iconic Byers Home adorned with flashing Christmas Lights and the eerie Upside Down woods.[caption id="attachment_33846" align="aligncenter" width="500"] GIF Credit: giphy.com[/caption]
Here’s to hoping USS does a great job in ‘transporting’ fans into the story where we can fight demogorgons alongside Eleven.
This year marks the eighth edition of the Halloween Horror Nights but we’re for sure extra pumped for this year’s fright fest!
Halloween Horror Nights begins September 28 in Singapore. Limited time special tickets from $50 are available for sale now. So hurry and get your tickets GIF Credit: giphy.com[/caption]
Grab your eggos, christmas lights and your 80s perm. It’s time to brave The Upside Down.
USS Halloween Horror Nights 2018
Ticket Prices: $50 – $188
Date: 28 Sep – 31 Oct (selected nights)
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(Header Image Source: Stranger Things Facebook)