Destination guide

Vibrant Singapore will entice you

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Singapore. Revered for its gardens, shopping and skyscrapers, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. For a bit of culture, visit Chinatown Heritage Center, Asian Civilisations Museum or Esplanade Theatres. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Singapore

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Singapore has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Universal Studios Singapore® (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Singapore Turf Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Singapore Flyer (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Singapore Zoo (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Marina Bay Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Marina Barrage (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Singapore

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Singapore is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Orchid Garden (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Gardens by the Bay (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Esplanade Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Merlion Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Singapore

Fly into Singapore (SIN-Changi), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Batam Batu Besar (BTH-Hang Nadim), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

You can see more of Singapore by catching a ride on the metro at City Hall Station, Esplanade Station or Clarke Quay Station.

Where to stay around Singapore?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 888 holiday lettings near Singapore. From 479 Flats to 216 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Singapore for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Singapore?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Singapore:

  • Geylang: 234 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 233 holiday homes
  • Kallang: 428 holiday homes
  • Orchard: 171 holiday homes
  • River Valley: 127 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Singapore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Singapore. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Singapore Botanic Gardens: 881 holiday lettings
  • Singapore Flyer: 903 holiday lettings
  • East Coast Park: 895 holiday lettings
  • Singapore City Hall: 904 holiday lettings
  • Resort World Sentosa Casino: 901 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Singapore listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Singapore?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 479 Flats in Singapore. Our other popular types of Singapore holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 216 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 464 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Singapore?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 326 holiday homes with pool available in Singapore. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.