Santosa island is one of the key places to visit when in Singapore, with its varied activities it is a perfect place for the entire family. Being one of the famous island resorts in Singapore it is approximated that around twenty million people pay visit to the island annually. Located off the southern coast of mainland Singapore the island is a key tourist attraction with hotels within the premises. However for those wanting to stay in the mainland and travel to Santosa for a day a perfect option would be to stay in Marina Bay which is the masterpiece lay out in the central district. One of the noteworthy places to stay in Marina Bay would be The Westin Singapore. Overlooking the Marina Bay the hotel is one of the most sought after five star hotels in Singapore,is perfectly designed with comfortable settings.

The Marina Bay is one of the key attractions in the Mainland. Things to do in Marina Bay are varying , The famous Merlion is one of the key attractions in Marina Bay. Photographed by almost all tourist coming to the area it has become an iconic land mark of Singapore. Other things to do include the Marina Sands Casino , Gardens by the Bay, and one of the world’s largest observation wheel , The Singapore Flyer is also located here. The ArtScience museum is also a place to visit while here.

Santosa island resort on the other hand is away from the mainland as mentioned above and has varying activities lined up . 70% of the land area in this island is covered with secondary rain forest. The Indo- Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins are the highlight of the Dolphin island , the setting here allows people to get an up close and personal experience with these majestic creatures of the ocean. The island also aims to increase the awareness of visitors about protecting these valuable creatures. Most of these programmes are carried out through engagement learning.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+