The thrills never end at Singapore’s very own resort island, Sentosa. Whether you are there for the world-class amusement parks or the pristine beaches, you are better off spending the night in Sentosa. Sentosa is not only a wonderful destination for a short, luxurious family staycation, if you’re looking for a gastronomical experience, Sentosa offers quite a number of impressive restaurants. Let’s take a look at the hotels and restaurants you can consider on your next trip to Sentosa.
1. ONE ̊15
Located in Sentosa Cove, ONE ̊15 Marina is an award-winning hotel located away from the hustle and bustle, bringing you closer to oasis. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle bus services every half hour from Harbourfront MRT Station upon request. ONE ̊15 features many facilities such as spa & reflexology, fitness gym, arcade room and an infinity swimming pool.
2. Le Meridien
Travel back in time during your stay at Le Meridien; the Heritage Wing of the hotel dates back to the colonial era of the 1940s. The wing has been carefully restored and modernised, such that it still maintains its old heritage style. If you are one to enjoy getting tanned by the beach, the Siloso and Palawan beaches are within close proximity for you to chill and unwind there!
3. Festive Hotel
Planning a short vacation with your ever-so-active kids? Festive Hotel is a family and child-friendly hotel, which even has a designated kid’s pool, a facility rarely found at other hotels. Parents can sip on margarita and relax by the pool while watching their kids swim. The hotel is also minutes away from the action-packed attractions of Universal Studios, S.E.A Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark, so parents can easily bring their tired kids back to the hotel after a long day of activities.
4. W Singapore
W Singapore won Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award in 2017, and has since become one of the top choices in Sentosa. It’s tucked away from the buzz, perfect for anyone looking for peace and quiet, or just to get away from the hectic schedules and routines of everyday life. The furnishings at W Hotel are vibrant-coloured futuristic and modern themed, and one cool thing about the rooms there is that you can customise the mood of the room’s lighting. They rooms even have some pretty unique names like “Hello”, “Runaway” and “Flirt”.
5. Ocean Suites – Equarius Hotel
Spend an unforgettable evening at the Ocean Suites, where you can enjoy a view of manta rays, turtles and sharks. The hotel is located right next to S.E.A Aquarium, and the Ocean suites have floor-to-ceiling windows, with sea creatures right on the other side. Specially for those staying in the Ocean Suites, you will get your very own personal butler, available 24 hours a day.
6. Hotel Michael
Hotel Michael is basically heaven for artistic folks! The hotel is specially dedicated to America’s famous contemporary architect, Michael Graves. The hotel’s decor gives you the feeling of having just walked into an art gallery, finished nicely with modern furniture and mural paintings on the walls. This is one of the best-located hotels in Sentosa, as it has easy access to the monorail station and is also located closest to Universal Studio.
7. Tree Top Lofts
Reconnect with nature with a tranquil stay at the Tree Top Lofts, the epitome of absolute privacy. The hotel consists of two unique one-bedroom lofts named Angsana and Tembusu, named after two native species of trees. The lofts are built and nestled under a canopy of trees, each with a huge terrace where you can enjoy a book or have a family gathering. This place is made for nature lovers!
Located along Siloso Beach, Coastes is a casual dining restaurant that serves a wide range of western food, such as sandwiches, pasta and vegetarian dishes. It’s a great place to enjoy the sunset while eating with your loved ones. Coastes has a convenient ordering system, where you can download their in-house application and order directly from your own phone. Now you don’t have to worry about waving your hands to get the wait staff’s attention.
9. Tanjong Beach Club
Tanjong Beach Club is one of many restaurants managed by the F&B outlet, The Lo & Behold Group. The beach club is a wonderful place to chill and enjoy a scrumptious seafood meal, and it also has a selection of alcohol beverages. One of their signature dishes not to miss is their Lobster Bun, served with a generous serving of lobster meat, avocado and lime mayo.
10. SKIRT, W Singapore
SKIRT is the in-house restaurant of W Singapore, and is said to be among the best places for a serving of good meat. The decor is classy, furnished with floor-to-ceiling windows, which lets a good amount of natural light into the restaurant. Prices on the menu can be slightly expensive, since it’s a hotel restaurant, but this could very well be a place for a special occasion!
11. FOC Sentosa
For those looking for a Mediterranean experience, FOC is just the perfect place for you. Whether you’re there for lunch or dinner, the experience by the calm seaside is something to look forward to. FOC is well-known for their tasty paella, tapas and carpaccios. Order yourself a Spanish tapas with their signature cocktails and you’re good to go!
12. Trapizza by Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa
Now onto some Italian goodness! If you’re a fan of wood-fired thin crust pizza, don’t miss out on Trapizza. Nothing could be better than munching on your favourite kind of pizza while watching the sun set! But Trapizza doesn’t serve only pizza, they have other amazing seafood dishes that go well with a glass of good wine, and on top of that they have excellent service!
13. The Knolls
The Knolls is known as one of the higher-end restaurants in Sentosa. It is located inside Capella Hotel, so you can expect a back-to-nature dining atmosphere, with lush green surroundings overlooking the ocean. They serve rather impressive rustic Mediterranean-style dishes and you’re bound to have a nice romantic evening.
14. Malaysia Food Street
Last but not least, if all of the above doesn’t awaken your palate in the slightest way, perhaps some local fare should do the trick! The Malaysia Food Street is a food court packed with famous hawker food. It has the decor of a unique old colonial town ambience. Some of the delicious Malaysian dishes you can get here are Penang Cendol, Klang Bak Kut Teh, Wonton Mee and Assam Laksa. Mmmm…sedap dimakan!