Planning for an extravagant New Year is equally exciting and overwhelming! Singapore is the prettiest city- we all agree, right? But what makes it immensely delightful around the globe during the New Year is, there is something for everyone in here. Discover all attractive things to do in Singapore this New Year, 2019.
Counted among the most sought-after destinations for the grand New Year celebrations, Singapore is a heaven for tourists. Beyond the picture-perfect skyline and the chirpy city centre, there’s so much in the warmth of Singapore to give to its visitors. It promises to make your celebration memorable, magical and majestic.
The city is all set to take your heart away this New Year’s Eve, and here is the warning- it will leave you baffled and addicted to happiness.
Here is the guide to say, “Happy New Year” in Singapore-
Catch up dancing display of fireworks
Singapore is popular for its offbeat and vantage points where you get the chance to witness front-row fireworks. To experience the brilliance of fireworks, top places in the city include (and it’s free)-
Esplanade Roof Terrace-
One of the best deals to be a spectator to stellar fireworks in Singapore is to watch from the top. It is located near the bay area and instead of being on the ground level, hop onto the rooftop garden to have the bird’s eye view and be startled by the display. Also, there are options to enjoy like shopping outlets and eateries to keep you engaged while waiting for the midnight show to begin.
Situated at a bit distance from the real action of fireworks, Marina Barrage offers a treat to watch across the Marina Channel. After a day of exploration of the world-famous Gardens of the Bay and walking across the greenhouse complex, it’s time to relive, refresh and wind down by lazing on the grass and feeling the goosebumps in the night during the fireworks display.
Attractively shaped as the DNA structure and conveniently placed next to the Marina Bay floating platform, Helix Bridge offers an uninterrupted view of the fireworks. Tip of the eve- reach early to avoid the hassle and get yourself a place as this Singapore’s longest pedestrian bridge gets cheerfully packed.
Against the impressive skyline of Singapore, this mythical icon of Singapore is housed at the waterfront park. Get ready with the tripod to capture the fireworks close to you turned into an amusing picture due to the presence of classic open waterfront.
Party in luxury with food, drinks and music
If you are someone who wants to have a private time with your family and friends and looks to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Singapore boasts a number of rich restaurants and hotels that promises astounding view and lavish flavours.
Check out a few-
Swissotel the Stamford
It’s a gorgeous place that has ceiling-to-floor glass helping you take a panoramic view of this green city plus the luscious flavours of cuisine making it worth every penny. In the New Year, you can just gaze around from the top floors to the spellbinding view of fireworks lighting the city all around while you devour into the most delicious foods.
One of the highly recommended rooftop restaurants in Singapore, 1-Altitude is the world’s tallest al-fresco bar. There is a lot you can do here-make new friends, mingle with them and raise the toast to the new beginnings while the breathtaking fireworks remain in action.
Marina Bay Sands
Dance your way into 2019 from the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands. It is undoubtedly the Singapore’s largest and spectacular New Year’s countdown fest. Its iconic hotel has the glamorous bar, rich views and deluxe stay for the tourists. You can admire the glossy game of fireworks, and enjoy other activities from shopping to eating.
Lighthouse Restaurant and Rooftop Bar
Treat yourself with the top Italian cuisine and drinks at this cosy and comfortable- The Fullerton hotel. You get to lounge in this happening place and its cool ambience and discover the elegant fireworks in the sky going completely insane.
Let your hair down at the happening spots
Siloso Beach Party-
With 12 hours of non-stop music, fun and thrill, Siloso Beach is a beautiful place to begin the new year. You can groove to the rock music of the popular DJs, get lost in the celebration and make the most of this moment. The beach is extremely secured, beautifully cleaned and show-offs the foam pool too.
A small island in Singapore, Sentosa arranges a plethora of activities and parties for the New Year. You can be stunned by the trail of surprises beginning with a balloon drop and countdown party, followed by DJs events, character plays and music performances.
Most of the permanent residents choose this park for the grand celebration in the New Years, which begins at 10 pm and ends at 6.30am the next day. It is an all-night party and you could easily spot Singapore’s new year’s fireworks, have a gala time with new people and praise the amazing view.
For more of the intimate affair and quiet celebration, visit the uncrowded Clarke Quay. You can have a splendid romantic dinner here and then head to the Marina Bay or Siloso beach for the countdown.
Universal Studios Singapore-
If you have kids along with you and want to have an overall joy and excitement bundled up in the new year package, then buy tickets to the famous theme park, Universal Studios Singapore. Huge in fun and family spirits, this place has got top rides, attractions and events to keep you entertained, followed by tons of fireworks in the midnight.
Other Popular Places for Singapore’s NYE!
- The Westin Singapore
- Pan Pacific Singapore
- Grand Park City Hall
- Singapore Flyer
- Fairmont Singapore
Hopefully, after reading this, you have got your plans ready. Get your bags packed, strap your dancing shoes and put on the party hat as you head to the happy city, Singapore.