Undergoing vast development in the last half century, Singapore has many beautiful beaches. Though few are original, many of the Singapore beaches are developed by borrowing sand from the neighboring South Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Cambodia. Enjoy a picturesque view with a glass of martini lazying on the shore while the calm sea laps on to the sandy beaches.
If your idea of a relaxing beach vacation is a perfect blend of serenity and enjoyment, following is the list of beautiful beaches in Singapore which you should not miss.
1. Tanjong Beach
A great place to have a few drinks and relax, the Tanjog beach is home to the Tanjong Beach Club. This club holds full moon parties thrice a year. Just a walk of 5 to 10 minutes from the Tanjong Beach Club, and you will have the beach for yourself. Considered the best beach for relaxing during the day, this crescent-shaped beautiful hideout has white sand with palm trees and shallow warm waters. Sit by the swimming pool on the sun loungers and while away your time.
2. Changi Beach
Situated along the outskirts of the Changi village, this beach is one of the oldest beaches in Singapore which is famous among the locals. Walk on the 2.2 km Broad walk and soak in the serene view of the beach. A long narrow strip of sand, this 28-hectare area is well preserved and you can avail barbeque and camping facilities here. While here make sure you don’t miss the view of incoming low flying air planes for a perfect click.
3. Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Famous as a family friendly beach, kids enjoy iat this beach the most. The Port of Lost Wonder is a place which boasts of a complete Pirate Ship for the kids to enjoy. Kids can swim or splash in the water play area, or cross the rope swing bridge or climb the wooden beam towers. This beach is not only for kids but also for the partying crowd with a few lively beach bars. Once in Sentosa, you can walk around the beach or take a shuttle bus.
4. Siloso Beach
For the partying types, the Siloso beach is alive with buzz. Along the beach there are pulsating bars including the famous Coasts. Sway in the beach atmosphere with chilled beer and mouthwatering sumptuous food. This beach is well known among the locals as a popular picnic spot and is famous for its beach sports such as beach volley ball, football, and canoeing.
5. St. Johns Island
Once you’re at the World Trade Centre, getting a ferry ride to the St. John Island is extremely easy. With some good beaches for swimming, these beaches have hygienic changing rooms and an array of small shops for souvenirs. Hire You can also hire a chalet here for night stay and enjoy the serene beauty of this island once all the tourists are away.
6. Punggol beach
Comparatively less known, the Punggol beach is situated in the north of Singapore. With a jetty, ponds, and walking trails, this deserted beach can be visited if you want to escape from the crowds. The sand is fine and soft and you can have the perfect sunset view from this place sitting on the multiple boulders placed here. Come here if you’re in search of peace and serenity away from the hustle-bustle of the routine life.
7. Lazarus Island
The Lazarus Island is connected to St. John’s island by a large concrete walkway. Though visited by very few people, this island is the home to a very beautiful beach. The long stretch of unspoilt white sand, tropical jungle and palm trees makes the view blissful. Escape from the crowds to this beautiful beach island and rejuvenate yourself with a beautiful view of mother nature.
8. East Coast Park, Sentosa
Opened in the 1970s, this beach was completed by the government by reclaiming land off the coast. Packed with multiple attractions, in this 15 kms stretch of beach, you will never run out of things. From skate boarding to cycling or simply walking, you can explore and soak-in natures beauty. With multiple bars, restaurants, and cafes this place is bustling with life. Be it picnic with family or fun time with friends, this beach is the perfect spot to have a break. Complete your fun filled day with a sumptuous round of food at the East Coast Food Lagoon where you can dig in to the local delicacies such as barbequed chicken wings and satay right at the beach.
9. Pasir Ris Park
Located in the eastern part of Singapore, this coastal park was opened in 1989. Spread across 71 acres, this coastal park is among one of the largest in Singapore. This beautiful beach is perfect for a family’s day out. Serene and tranquil this beach park has 65 barbeque pits across the entire park. Ride your own bicycle or rent one from the bicycle kiosks within the park and enjoy the beautiful breeze. Ride on ponies or ride a canoe and start shooting with your camera, this beautiful beach is bustling with life. There are also many ways to satiate your palette with the multiple dining options in Pasir Ris Park.
Whether it is the serenity of the sun-kissed beaches of Singapore or it is the fun-filled adventure of the islandic beauty of the dense tropical rain forest; whatever you choose, Singapore is going to surprise you at every corner. It’s Magical.