Renowned as the 'Garden City', Singapore is one of the busiest ports in the world and is a popular holiday destination in Southeast Asia, both for extended holidays and stopovers en-route to your final destination. With many flights offering stopovers in Singapore, this is a great way to explore and experience the rich blend of Chinese, Malaysian and Indian cultures of this modern city-state. Whether you're here for the night or just a couple of hours, there's plenty to see and do.
There is a great range of accommodation near Changi Airport, ideal for a brief stopover in Singapore. Conveniently located right above an MRT underground railway station,V Hotel Lavender is just 20 minutes from the airport and offers comfortable, modern accommodation. One of the most iconic hotels in Singapore if not the world, the Marina Bay Sands offers luxury accommodation also within 20 minutes of Changi Airport. With a reputation for excellence, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is conveniently located approximately 15 minutes from the airport and is one of the best hotels in the world. Centrally located to all the city's shopping, dining and attractions, Pan Pacific Singapore is about 15 minutes from Singapore Airport and offers stylish accommodation and a full range of onsite facilities.
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Singapore is home to a wide range of amazing cultural and natural attractions, some of which you're able to take in, even on a short stopover. All located within an hour of the airport, these activities and attractions only require an hour or two to experience and offer the perfect introduction to Singapore. Easily accessed by public transport, the Singapore Cable Car is one of the city's most famous attractions and offers amazing, 360 degree panoramic views of Singapore's southern precinct. Another popular way to enjoy the best views of the city is the iconic Singapore Flyer, the largest observation wheel in the world at 165m, providing breathtaking views of Marina Bay and the city. For a free insight into why they call it the 'Garden City', visit the amazing Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Botanic Gardens to see a staggering range of flora including the Flower Dome, Cloud Forest and Supertree Grove. You can also soak up a little culture at the Malay Heritage Centre or see an exotic range of avian species at the Jurong Bird Park.
If you wish to stay longer in Singapore, speak to your travel consultant about extending the stop over leg of your journey.