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Image Credit: St. John’s Island Website

Video Credit: CNA Singapore's St John's Island: from quarantine to leisure destination

 

The circuit breaker has sure made us yearn for getting out of our homes and discover a world many have neglected. And now the time has come to venture out to discover escapes right on our front door.

Whether you want to lounge about on a sandy beach, have some family time or chill with friends, we’ve got you covered. Discover 13 beaches and islands in and around Singapore we can all visit.

 

Coney Island

Coney Island

Image Credit: Coney Island Park Website

Coney Island greets you with its lush greenery and is best explored on a bike. Pedal on to the beaches here as you make stops at picturesque spots, do some bird watching and explore wildlife on your way. The beaches may not be Singapore’s finest, but offer a tranquil atmosphere for you to unwind by the sea.

Punggol Promenade Nature Walk, Singapore 829325

+65 1800 471 7300

www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-

 

St. John’s Island

St. John’s Island

Image Credit: St. John’s Island Website

Spend a day of leisure and go fishing at St. John’s Island or simply take a swim at one of the beaches. This is a perfect place to bring a picnic basket and enjoy a tranquil day playing beach games and snoozing. Nature lovers can sign up for a walk and explore the mangroves, coral reef and coastal plants of the island.

A. Marina South Pier, 31 Marina Coastal Drive, #01-04 018988

T. +65 6534 9339

W. www.islandcruise.com.sg/st-john-island

S. www.facebook.com/singaporeislandcru

 

Lazarus Island

Lazarus Island

Image Credit: Lazarus Island Facebook Photos

Couples looking for a romantic beach trip should definitely come down to Lazarus Island. The tiny beach out here may not be a tourist attraction or have plentiful food kiosks but offers scenic beauty away from the crowd.

A. 31 Marina Coastal Dr, Singapore 018988

 

Kusu Island

Kusu Island

Image Credit: Kusu Island

Also called the ‘Tortoise Island’ or ‘Turtle Island’, Kusu has a legend behind it; a tortoise was said to have turned itself into an island to save men from shipwreck. Today, it is flocked by tortoises and of course, tortoise enthusiasts. Apart from having the beach fun, you can also explore the pristine swimming lagoons.

A. 31 Marina Coastal Dr, Singapore 018988

 

East Coast Park

East Coast Park

Image Credit: East Coast Park Websites

Packing loads of fun for the family right from the tiny tots and the teens to the parents, East Coast Park is the perfect location for picnics and activities. You can have a barbecue on the beach, enjoy cycling in the dedicated Cyclist Park, tent up and enjoy camping, or simply take your kids to the large Children’s Playground. The adults can enjoy some fishing, photography and water sports.  

A. East Coast Park Service Rd 449876

W. www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-

 

Sisters’ Island

Sisters’ Islands Marine Park

Image Credit: Sisters’ Islands Marine Park Facebook Page

Go snorkelling in the blue waters at the Sisters’ Island and discover gorgeous marine life thriving in the sea. Experience the rich biodiversity of Singapore by taking a tour of the Marine Park where you’ll also find the city’s first turtle hatchery. The name of the island itself has a fascinating legend behind it and makes it all the more exciting to explore.

A. 60 W Coast Ferry Rd, Singapore 126979

W. www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-

 

Changi Beach Park

Changi Beach Park

Image Credit: Changi Beach Park Website

Take long walks, cycle, jog or simply spend time with your family at the Changi Beach. The gorgeous white beach is breathtaking and is one of the oldest beach parks in Singapore. You can enjoy refreshments at the park bistro or relish a meal in one of the restaurants in Changi Village.

A. Nicoll Dr, Singapore 498991

T. +65 1800 471 7300

W. www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-an

 

Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin

Image Credit: Pulau Ubin Facebook Page

Get adventurous at Pulau Ubin, an island offering adventurous hiking and biking trails. You can pay a visit to the Chek Jawa Wetlands and explore the beautiful forests, beaches and a mangrove swamp. You’ll also find a fruit orchard on the way to the wetlands and is worth a visit.

A. www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and

 

Tanjong Beach

Tanjong Beach Club

Image Credit: Tanjong Beach Club Facebook Page

By day Tanjong Beach is the perfect family hangout, and by night the beach club opens up for party animals. Groove to the latest tunes and try out lip smacking cocktails. Perfect spot to have a complete beach experience if you’re holidaying in Singapore and aren’t too fond of island tripping.

A. 120 Tanjong Beach Walk 098942

E. [email protected]

T. +65 9750 5323

W. www.tanjongbeachclub.com/

S. www.facebook.com/tanjongbeachclub

 

Siloso Beach

Video Credit: Sentosa Island - Siloso Beach From The Air

Siloso Beach is one of the coolest places to hang out and unwind when in Sentosa. Spend your day taking a dip in the water, surf the tide or go kayaking. If you’re a party person, hit the beach late evening and party hard at one of the lively bars well into the night. Plus, there’s plenty more to do in Sentosa itself once you’ve had your beach fun.

A. Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6736 8672

W. www.silosobeachresort.com/

S. www.facebook.com/silosobeachresorts

 

Sembawang Park

Sembawang Park

Image Credit: Sembawang Park Website

Perfect for joggers and fitness enthusiasts, Sembawang Park is a gorgeous verdant beauty. Sit by the seaside with a book or enjoy exploring historical aspects of the park like Admiralty House, Kampong Wak Hassan, Sembawang memorial and the Sembawang Shipyard. The playground here has a maritime theme and your kids are sure going to enjoy every moment playing here.

A. Sembawang Rd, Singapore

T. +65 1800 471 7300

W. www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-an

 

Pasir Ris Park

Pasir Ris Park

Image Credit: Pasir Ris Town Park Website

Let your family, especially your kids enjoy themselves to the fullest at the Pasir Ris Park. They can skate, take pony rides and even enjoy some water sports. The family fun can continue with a dedicated bird watching tower and barbecue pit; camp out here and make your weekend an exhilarating one. 

A. Along, Pasir Ris Central, Opposite Pasir Ris MRT Station, Singapore 519639

T. +65 1800 471 7300

W. www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and

 

Palawan Beach

Palawan Beach

Image Credit: Sentosa (Official) Facebook Page

The beautiful suspension bridge is the highlight of Palawan Beach at Sentosa and it connects the beach to Asia’s closest point to the equator. Pretty cool, right? The beach is pretty much a hangout spot for families. You’ll find plenty of little shops here to pick up knickknacks as well as a lot of food options.

E. [email protected]

T. +65 6736 8672

W. www.sentosa.com.sg/en/things-to-do

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David Kamwi
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30 June 2020
The diversity of its shores – from amazing family-friendly to party-focused, Singapore does really offer the best of both worlds.
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