1. Chase the sunset with the Royal Albatross
Talk about basking in a magnificent unobstructed view of the setting sun on the horizon. You can do so while on board the Royal Albatross, a luxury yacht based at Resorts World Sentosa. While its hull and sails take inspiration from a vintage pirate ship, the vessel is modern and plush, with exquisite offerings such as a lounge, restaurant-grade galley and fully stocked bars. Available for private charter, the Royal Albatross accommodates up to 200 guests for a dockside private event and 130 for a private charter.
Royal Albatross, Resorts World Sentosa; 6pm-8.30pm (Sat), 5pm-7.30pm (Sun)
2. Celebrity dining at Joël Robuchon
If you want to tempt and tease your palate, there’s no better place for haute cuisine than at Singapore’s only three-Michelin-star establishment. The eponymous restaurant by world-renowned celebrity chef Joël Robuchon will win you over with a sublime experience, whether you’re on an intimate date or enjoying a night out with family or friends. Known for its inventive French classics, this outpost is helmed by Executive Chef Michael Michaelidis, who has both the ingenious ability to marry flavours and a painterly approach to plating. Wine enthusiasts, meanwhile, will especially be delighted with the restaurant’s 1,000-strong wine list.
Joël Robuchon Restaurant, Resorts World Sentosa, Hotel Michael L1; 6pm-10.30pm (Tue-Sat); Tel: 6577 7888
3. Nightly thrills at iFly Singapore
For the more adventurous, take flight at iFly Singapore, where everyone can revel in the adrenaline of skydiving. Better yet, do so at night when views of Sentosa island and the South China Sea are even more majestic. Set in a controlled environment with fully certified instructors, the experience uses wall-to-wall airflow, overhead fans and state-of-the-art technologies, all set within a vertical wind tunnel, to bring the excitement of skydiving indoors. The flights cater to any skill level from first-timers to pro flyers. Be sure to also bring home a memento of your adventure by purchasing your flight photo or video at the lobby.
iFly Singapore, Beach Station; 9am-9.30pm (Mon, Tue & Thu-Sun), 11am-9.30pm (Wed)
4. Get romantic at The Knolls
Planning a date night with your other half? The Knolls, a favourite all-day dining restaurant at the Capella Singapore, will get you in the mood for love with its romantic poolside dining offerings. During the day, the restaurant is a popular spot among the well-heeled for a leisurely lunch or afternoon tea, but in the evening the space transforms into a charming dinner destination. Savour a tantalising five-course menu of Mediterranean delights specially crafted by Director of Culinary David Senia, which comes with a wine-pairing option, while luxuriating under the stars next to the hotel’s glistening pool.
The Knolls, Capella Singapore; 7am-11pm; Tel: 6591 5046
5. Race ahead at Madame Tussauds
With its 200-year history, the world-famous Madame Tussauds needs no introduction. But other than getting up close with the wax figures of celebrities, icons and historical leaders in a fully interactive environment, Madame Tussauds Singapore also offers a virtual reality experience that’s sure to excite fans of the Formula 1. Unleash your inner Lewis Hamilton or Sebastian Vettel by taking on some of the world’s top drivers in the attraction’s full-sized car simulators, which are fitted with VR HMD technology and a motion seat system. The attraction also offers a wide variety of racing memorabilia to take home. Other fun activities include the IIFA Awards Experience, Images of Singapore LIVE and Spirit of Singapore Boat Ride.
Madame Tussauds Singapore, Imbiah Station; Mon-Fri 10am-6pm (last admission), Sat, Sun & Public holidays 10am-7.30pm (last admission)
6. Cheers to a good night at The Bubble Bar
Whether you’ve had a long day filled with business meetings, or a relaxing one spent lounging on the beach, end it with an evening at The Bubble Bar. Set on the third storey of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, this is an ideal spot to enjoy cool sea breezes with a tipple of your choice from the selection of fine wines and delectable cocktails. The full-service bar is artfully designed with a roof that resembles an overturned lotus flower, with petals to welcome you into its cosy confines. A roving live band also entertains with popular tunes through the night.
The Bubble Bar, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore; 12pm-1am; Tel: 6371 1966
7. Chill out at the So SPA
Set foot on the grounds of the So SPA and you’ll already feel relaxed. Its tranquil sounds of falling water, tropical plants and the spa’s signature scent further sets the tone for a restful experience. Add the wonders of a wonderfully rejuvenating massage in the evening, and you’re positively guaranteed a good night’s rest. Equipped with 14 indoor rooms and six outdoor pavilions, the So SPA offers a comprehensive list of treatments that knead, massage and soothe tired muscles, or are designed to absolutely pamper. Guests can also enjoy a soak in its lap pool, float pool or mud pool, before adjourning to the hotel’s Garden Restaurant for a healthy end to the day.
So SPA by Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 30 Allanbrooke Road, Sentosa; 10am-9pm; Tel: 6708 8358
8. More fun in the dark at Sentosa
Light up your evenings even further at Singapore’s favourite island destination. Bright Nights at Sentosa presents you with exciting night happenings on the island, including the Pop Up Night on October 20 onwards, as well as great deals to take advantage of after 6pm.
Visit sentosa.com.sg/brightnights for more information.
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