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Resorts World™ Sentosa Singapore: Where Excitement Always Awaits

With a number of enthralling attractions and entertainment hubs, Resorts World™ Sentosa (RWS) Singapore will always be one of the most fascinating spots in Sentosa, Singapore. There are almost endless things to do on this island that arranging an itinerary would be a challenge—but an exciting one at that.

RWS Singapore

Interesting Facts about Resorts World Sentosa

Before getting into the suggested activities, here are some deets that you should know about:

  • Resorts World Sentosa opened in phases starting January 2010. It is located on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa.
  • It spans 49 hectares and is home to six unique hotels, award-winning dining experiences, and world-class attractions, including Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium, and Adventure Cove Waterpark.
  • It is easily accessible via buses, the MRT rail system, taxis, and cars.
  • For nine consecutive years since 2011, Resorts World Sentosa has been named the “Best Integrated Resort” at the TTG Travel Awards, which recognizes the best of Asia-Pacific’s travel industry.
  • It’s best to book tickets before your trip so you can maximize your time and experience all that the resort offers.

RWS Monorail

Where to Go

A great thing about Resorts World Sentosa is that it doesn’t necessarily require a well-planned itinerary for you to enjoy. You can go there directly, wander around, and see as many sights and do as many activities as possible.

But to give you an idea what a day on the island can do for your wanderlust heart, here are suggested attractions that you and your loved ones can visit:

Universal Studios Singapore™

Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is the only Universal Studios theme park in Southeast Asia. It features 24 cutting-edge rides, shows, and attractions across seven themed zones. You can also meet the characters from your favorite films and TV shows.

One of the most exciting rides at Universal Studios Singapore is the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, based on the popular film series Jurassic Park.

Thrill-seekers on circular rafts will be tossed on waterways within the Jurassic Park compound, where prehistoric creatures roam free. Expect to get wet during the ride. Worry not, as there are dry pods to help you dry off after the ride.

S.E.A. Aquarium™

S.E.A. Aquarium

Considered as one of the world’s largest aquariums (housing about 100,000 marine animals), S.E.A. Aquarium is where you can experience up-close animal encounters and immersive learning journeys.

Don’t miss the centerpiece attraction—the Open Ocean Habitat, which has enthralling views of the majestic reef manta ray, the goliath grouper, and more. Purchase tickets here and gain access to The Maritime Experiential Museum as well.

Dolphin Island

Dolphin Trek at Dolphin Island

Get close to Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Island! This attraction offers a range of programs that give you the opportunity to meet some of the most fascinating marine mammals of the ocean. Through engagement learning, discover more about dolphins and what is being done to protect them.

Adventure Cove Waterpark™

Adventure Cove Waterpark Rainbow Reef

Try thrilling rides and encounter diverse marine life at Adventure Cove Waterpark. Squeal with excitement as you take on rides like Riptide Rocket, Dueling Racer, Whirlpool Washout, and more.

At the region’s only waterpark with marine life, you can snorkel with thousands of fish over the colorful Rainbow Reef, or take a tube and float through a tropical jungle garden and a grotto along the Adventure River that is inhabited by marine creatures.

Where to Stay

Imagine waking up to six different experiences, with six uniquely themed hotels to choose from. Here are some of the popular choices on where to stay in Resorts World Sentosa:

Hotel Michael™

Hotel Michael Pool

This hotel is nothing less than extraordinary. Once you step in, you’ll feel like you’re in an art gallery! In fact, the hotel is designed by Michael Graves, hence the name. Every corner looks like an astonishing work of art, from the floral mosaic designs to mural-adorned accents.

Festive Hotel

Festive Hotel

Fun and vibrant, Festive Hotel comes with lots of design surprises to delight families. With luxurious king or twin beds, options for loft beds, and the availability of cribs, every family staying here will enjoy the luxury of comfort and relaxation.

Hard Rock Hotel™

Hard Rock Hotel

Experience the hotel’s rock-and-roll vibe as you please your senses with the sleek and luxurious interiors of any of this hotel’s rooms.

Hard Rock Hotel boasts of its urban and contemporary design that adds to the place’s grandeur. After a busy day exploring the attractions, you can fully relax in your room complete with top-of-the-line amenities.


Where to Eat

You’ll never run out of dining options when in Resorts World Sentosa. Regardless of your budget, you can fill your hungry tummy with amazing culinary delights on this side of Singapore. Here are our top picks:

Ocean Restaurant

Ocean Restaurant

Experience exceptional dining as you watch graceful manta rays and majestic sharks swim by. Indulge in Mediterranean-Californian creations procured from sustainable sources. Great food, great views, and great moments await.

  • Location: Equarius Hotel, West B1M Carpark
  • Operating Hours: Monday to Thursday: 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (lunch), 6 PM to 10 PM (dinner); Friday to Sunday: 11:30 AM (lunch – 1st seating), 1 PM (lunch – 2nd seating), 6 PM (dinner – 1st seating), 8 PM (dinner – 2nd seating)
  • Must-Tries: Fisherman’s Line-Caught New Zealand Fresh Fish, 24-Hour Braised Beef Short Rib


Sessions RWS

Sessions is where you can savor the best of Singaporean cuisine. Sweet Sessions serves toothsome waffles, pancakes, and other desserts by the well-known patissier Chef Kenny Kong.

Crab Sessions, on the other hand, specializes in crab and seafood dishes you should absolutely try. Cooking Sessions is where you can bring your loved ones and learn cooking techniques from masterful chefs.

  • Location: Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Lobby
  • Operating Hours: Breakfast Buffet: 7:30 AM to 10 AM; Crab Sessions: 12 NN to 2:30 PM (lunch), 6 PM to 10 PM (dinner – Sunday to Thursday); Sweet Sessions: 12 NN to 10 PM; Weekend Buffet: 12 NN to 10 PM (Friday and Saturday)
  • Must-Tries: Salted Egg Yolk Crab, Teppanyaki Beef Tenderloin, Braised Tofu with Crabmeat and Salted Fish

Fratelli Pizzeria

Fratelli Pizzeria

Satisfy your Italian food cravings as you indulge in the culinary masterpieces of Italian celebrity chefs Enrico and Roberto Cerea. They only use the finest imported ingredients to make sure that your dining experience is no less than perfect.

  • Location: Hotel Michael, Lobby
  • Operating Hours: 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM (buffet breakfast); 12 NN to 2:30 PM (lunch); 6 PM to 10 PM (dinner)
  • Must-Tries: FiRomana Pizza, Tonnata Pizza, Gnocchetti alla Vittorio, Torta di Mele

Malaysian Food Street

Malaysian Food Street Interior

Fill your mouth with the flavors of Malaysia while in Singapore as you visit Malaysian Food Street. It is a gathering of top Malaysian hawkers in one centralized area with an ambience that would remind you of Kuala Lumpur. Halal and vegetarian dishes are also served here.

  • Location: Waterfront, Level 1
  • Operating Hours: Monday to Thursday: 10 AM to 9 PM; Friday, Sunday, and Public Holidays: 9 AM to 10 PM
  • Must-Tries: Fish Head Curry, Heun Kee Claypot Chicken Rice, KL Wanton Mee


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