While Singapore is packed with posh hotels and luxury shopping malls, it offers plenty of budget-friendly attractions to visit too. In fact, the city can be affordable and you can experience many of the best things it can offer without spending a fortune.
Here are some of the best things to do and see on the island-nation:
Wander Through the Gardens
If you love plants and supertrees, the Gardens by the Bay is the perfect place to visit. This 101-hectare fantasyland is filled with high-tech trees and whimsical sculptures. Cloud Forest is one of its best attractions, giving you the chance to witness breath-taking mountain views surrounded by hidden floral gems and diverse vegetation. It can also teach you about rare plants, and its fast-disappearing environment.
Experience a Magical Adventure
If you’re on a holiday with kids, take them to an award-winning outdoor night show in Sentosa. The Wings of Time offers a multi-sensory presentation of laser show, water display and spectacular music, while letting guests enjoy a magical adventure. The admission fee is affordable, and will guarantee you a spectacular show to remember.
Cool Off in a Pool
There are plenty of public swimming pools in Singapore with minimal admission fees. The Sengkang Swimming Complex is a great choice, offering eight slides and a Jacuzzi that can accommodate 10 people. The Jurong West Swimming Complex is also near, boasting a Jacuzzi, slide and lazy river. There is also the Pasir Ris Swimming Complex, perfect for both toddlers and adults.
Take on a Walking Trail
Enjoy the serenity of the Southern Ridges and take on one of the best walking trails in Singapore. The 10-km open space connects four parks along the southern ridge of the city. The walking trail is perfect for nature lovers, birdwatchers, history buffs and families looking for a unique adventure.
It is easy to enjoy Singapore and some of its best attractions without spending too much. The trick here is to do your research first before visiting the city.