Singapore's economic achievements have been remarkable, yet the island has not been overwhelmed by development. Visitors will discover a wealth of historical treasures from the past. From the beauty of older buildings to values and traditions that have survived modernization, you will find Singapore both unique and surprising.
Zoological Gardens & Night Safari: The Singapore Zoological Gardens is home to over 3,600 animals, reptiles and birds. The most famous animal at the zoo is its mascot, the Orangutan. Guests have the opportunity to have breakfast with these gentle creatures.
The zoo also features the Night Safari, where visitors can view over 100 exotic species at night. Children will enjoy the playgrounds specially created for them. Designed to recreate an ambiance of a farm, these playgrounds have animals such as chickens, goats, rabbits roaming freely.
Sentosa Island: Renowned as Singapore’s beach destination, Sentosa Island is packed with exciting attractions. There are sandy beaches, museums and 4-D amusement rides. Guests at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, have signing privileges at the Rasa Sentosa Resort. This 5-star vacation paradise offers top quality resort facilities and amenities. You can enjoy water activities as well as golf, provided by two challenging 18-hole courses.
Botanic Gardens: The Singapore Botanic Gardens is home to some 3,000 species of tropical plant life. There is also a herbarium featuring close to 500,000 specimens. The Singapore Botanic Gardens has also been named the top park in Asia based on feedback by travelers on online travel site, TripAdvisor in 2013.
The National Orchid Garden houses over 1,000 species of orchids, as well as 2,000 species of hybrid orchids. Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, is located within a short walking distance from the gardens.