Sitting off the coast of southern Malaysia, have a look at our holidays to Singapore and get ready to touch down in the only island city-state in the world. From the culture to the cuisine and from the soaring skyscrapers to the beautiful beaches, holidays to Singapore from Manchester really are one to tick off your list.
Founded as a British trading colony in the early part of the 19th century, Singapore is now one of the world’s most important financial centres, and has one of the busiest ports anywhere across the globe. With nicknames including ‘The Lion City’ and ‘The Garden City’, discover what lies beneath the city’s economical prowess with one of our holidays to Singapore.
There’s lots of fabulous culture to explore in Singapore, whether you’re celebrating the Chinese New Year or sampling the flavours of Little India. There seems to be incredible cuisine around every corner, from the Indian eateries to Arab Street with its Malay and Arab food, and the delights of Chinatown.
If you want to visit some museums and galleries, don’t miss the National Museum of Singapore, the ArtScience Museum and the Singapore Art Museum. Check out the Singapore Symphony Orchestra at the Esplanade Concert Hall, or if you’re in town over summer see if you can catch some of the Singapore Arts Festival.
Singapore is a hotbed of sports, whether you want to try out some watersports on the sea, visit the National Stadium in Kallang, or soak up the atmosphere of the Formula One Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Along with eating, shopping is one of the most popular pastimes in Singapore. Head to Orchard Road and browse the shops at the impressive mega-malls, or seek out small independent shops in Chinatown and Little India. If you’d rather spend your days relaxing, then sit back in the sunshine on one of Sentosa’s beaches, or book a spa treatment for the ultimate pampering experience.
However you want to pass your time in this vibrant, buzzing destination, you’re sure to find the perfect escape with our Manchester to Singapore holidays.