What is the other iconic landmark of Singapore besides Gardens by the Bay? Indeed, it should be Marina Bay Sands. Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort established at Marina Bay. Marina Bay Sands offers premier-themed attractions as the representation of modern urban lifestyle. This floating-boat-like building combines the concept of entertainment and glamorous lifestyle by its luxury hotel, fancy dining, high-end shop, and nightlife experience. Besides, you can find the edutainment attractions like museums and stunning theater for family holiday besides its glamour. Here some family-friendly attractions in Marina Bay Sands which will fascinate you and your family.
1. Skypark Sightseeing
Feel the experience of sightseeing from Skypark Observatory Deck on level 57 of Marina Bay Sands! You will be captivated by panoramic view of Singapore city in almost 360-degree angle. Enjoy the scenic view of Singapore landmarks such as Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Flyer from the rooftop. If you want more spectacular view, please come at night to see sparkling and fluorescent Singapore city. It is open from 09:30 to 22:00 (Monday to Friday) and from 09:30-23:00 (Saturday to Sunday). In-house guests of the hotel get free entry. Meanwhile, you need the entrance ticket if you don’t stay there. Please check the entrance ticket here for the best deal.
2. Infinity Pool
Have you ever imagined floating on the highest pool? Marina Bay Sands offers the special swimming experience in its Infinity Pool, the remarkable pool on the rooftop. It’s like floating within the clouds since the sky is right above you. In addition, you can enjoy the city view while swimming. Don’t forget to sunbathe on the loungers at the poolside. Moreover, it’s perfect to get your body relaxed under the palm trees in sunny day and refresh your body with a glass of juice. In the evening, pamper yourself with a glass of cocktail while enjoying beautiful sunset view. The pool is open daily starting from 06:00 to 23:00.
3. Sampan Ride
Interested in riding gondola along the river just like in Venice? If Venice seems too far to reach, there is an alternative ride in Marina Bay Sands which is located inside The Shoppes. This shopping venue also offers indoor Sampan ride experience. The concept is similar to gondola ride in Macau. Let’s have a wonderful journey on a Chinese wooden boat paddled manually by hand along the aquamarine canal. Once you arrive at Rain Oculus, don’t forget to make a wish while surrounding this 22-meter diameter acrylic bowl. Moreover, enjoy the stunning water cascade released to the center of the canal. Sampan ride operates starting from 11:30 to 20:30.
4. SPECTRA-cular Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands typically facilitates the exclusive attractions. However, you can simply enjoy free attraction from Marina Bay Sands which is Wonder Full-Light and Water Spectacular Water Show or Spectra. Similar to Wings of Time, it is an outdoor night water show featuring the combination of technology and arts. This stunning show will bewitch you by the colorful neon lights fused with water and light effects on dancing water fountains. In addition, the imaginative visual arts and harmonious orchestra music will complete this spectacular show. Let’s enjoy the show for free at 20:00-21:00 (Sunday-Thursday) and from 20:00-22:00 (Friday-Saturday).
5. ArtScience Museum
Besides its glamour, Marina Bay Sands also provides edutainment venues through its breakthrough museum. The ArtScience Museum features the remarkable architecture portraying the blooming white lotus flower. The concept is basically similar to Mosh! highlighting the design creativity, technology, science, and contemporary arts. In addition, you should visit the new permanent exhibition, Future World. Future World brings you to playful digital universe with various living arts installations. However, it has specific admission times as follows 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 16:00, and 17:30. So, plan your visit first!