A Guide To Marina Bay Sands, Singapore - Updated 2021

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Marina Bay Sands is one of the most luxurious and sought-after properties in Singapore. It’s a resort facing Marina Bay and is one of the top 40 largest hotels all over the world. It is one of the few places that offers guests a 360-degree view of Singapore. It also holds the world’s largest rooftop pool - this is where Crazy Rich Asians shot the synchronized swimming scene. To make sure you get the most out of your stay, here is a guide to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. From highlights and where to eat to what you should buy and how to get here, this article has you covered.

Things to do / Highlights

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Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

The famous, boat-shaped rooftop area is now also an observation deck for tourists to get a glimpse of Singapore’s skyline. This is a great way to take pictures and videos of the best views in Singapore. It is 600 ft (182 m) high but is considered a relaxing and peaceful spot for tourists.

ArtScience Museum

ArtScience Museum will immediately capture your attention because of the architecture design that looks like a lotus flower. Take your time and admire the innovative and interactive digital images projected. It has over 20 gallery spaces displaying everything creative. There is also a room where you can draw an image, have it scanned, and it will project on the wall with other images drawn by visitors.

Digital Light Canvas

Digital Light Canvas is another way for you to enjoy interactive art. You’ll be able to see crystals light up, paint calligraphy with your feet, and so much more. It’s definitely a breathtaking experience because of its beauty and innovation

What to eat

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If you feel like you want to treat yourself and splurge, go ahead and dine in this signature restaurant in Marina Bay Sands. This is a popular restaurant that serves Asian-inspired dishes. A must-try here are the small plates, salads, seafood, and meat grilled over binchotan charcoal on a traditional robata grill. Don’t forget to order yourself a good wine to pair with your meal.

Singapore Food Treats

Not too far from Marina Bay Sands, this restaurant is decorated with colorful vintage props that you will want to take pictures of for your social media. This hawker market is a great way to try a little bit of everything in Singapore. It’s a retro-style stall that has a vast selection of food from around the world. They have a wide variety of Singaporean, Chinese, Malaysian, and Indian food. You should definitely try their laksa. Plus, the best part is that it’s very budget-friendly.

What to buy

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Don’t leave Singapore without going around the different shops and buying something to bring home to your family. Check out this directory to see if they have the shops you’re looking for.

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Home of shopaholics, choose from a wide variety of high-end brands that sell clothes, shoes, and accessories. We’re sure your family and friends will enjoy top-quality items. While shopping, you can also admire the giant glass windows, open atriums, and a central water canal.

Travelers tips

Infinity Pool, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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Avail of packages

Get the most of your money when visiting Singapore by availing of discounted packages offered by Marina Bay Sands. Not only do you get to enjoy luxurious hotel accommodation, but you also get access to the infinity pool and SkyPark Observation Deck.

Enjoy the free Wi-Fi

In today’s day and age, Wi-Fi has become a necessity. Marina Bay Sands offers free Wi-Fi so that you can upload your pictures in real-time, stay connected with your family and friends, and maybe even do a little research about places you want to visit.

How to get there

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Rent a car

If you plan on driving and renting a car, Marina Bay Sands is located at 10 Bayfront Avenue. There are parking slots situated by the hotel.

Taxi

Taxi drivers are familiar with the place, so you can just mention which entrance of Marina Bay Sands you would like to be dropped off.

Train

The place is directly linked to CE1/DT16 Bayfront Station on the Circle Line and Downtown Line of Singapore’s MRT, so if you opt to choose the train it won’t be a problem. Exit A connects you to Bayfront Avenue street level and Gardens by the Bay, while exits C and D will lead you to the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.

River ferry

There is also a daily ferry situated at Bayfront South Jetty. Boats leave every 10 to 20 minutes starting at 7 am.

Airport transfer

For an additional charge, you can opt to have the hotel arrange airport pick-up for you. You may contact them at +65 6688 8868.

How to get tickets (from USD 14.78)

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You should definitely visit Marina Bay Sands SkyPark! You can get your tickets from either third-party websites or the official website. Prices are from 20 SGD (15 USD) to 26 SGD (19 USD) per person. Tickets include five digital photo files and two magic shots that are either an animated or an interactive video that you can claim online.

Singapore: Marina Bay Sands Skip-the-Ticket-Line E-Ticket

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Marina Bay Sands information

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Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Official website: Marina Bay Sands

Department of tourism: Visit Singapore

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Melissa is a 20-something-year-old storyteller from Manila. She's been to Europe and Asia but still dreams of going around her home, the Philippines. When she's not traveling, you can find her in...Read more

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