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
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 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
Tip from Trip101 local expert
"Visit Bay East Garden for a sunset walk or jog and see the stunning view of the Singapore Marina Bay skyline while enjoying nature.
You may catch the colourful fireworks display on certain Events:
1) National Day (NDP) 9 Aug. Every year in July to 9 Aug usually on Saturday around 8pm.
2) Year End countdown 31 Dec midnight.
Tip: Just 1 MRT stop away Dakota MRT station, You can also visit the Old Airport Road Hawker Centre to get your local hawker foods. There are plenty of nice foods."
What to eat
Adrift by David Myers
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
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.
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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
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 drivers are familiar with the place, so you can just mention which entrance of Marina Bay Sands you would like to be dropped off.
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.
There is also a daily ferry situated at Bayfront South Jetty. Boats leave every 10 to 20 minutes starting at 7 am.
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.
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.
Marina Bay Sands information
Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Official website: Marina Bay Sands
Department of tourism: Visit Singapore
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