Exploring Sentosa, Singapore

After our visit to the S.E.A Aquarium, our family decided to explore Sentosa for a few hours. We stayed at the Festive Hotel which is on the island and part of Resorts World. Resorts World is a connected series of hotels, restaurants and theme parks in Sentosa. Universal Studios and many of the attractions in Sentosa are part of this group.

Our hotel was reasonably comfortable, we were initially disappointed as we were meant to be in a room which could accommodate the 4 of us, and the hotel put us in a smaller room. After this issue was sorted we were in a large room, which was comfortable although my girls had to share a double bed (I am not a fan of my kids sharing, they fight a lot). However moving rooms meant we lost the fabulous view we had in the first room.

Our hotel stay included breakfast daily which was at the Hard Rock Hotel next door. This hotel was really nice. The pool in this hotel is amazing!! As we stayed at Festive, we were also allowed to swim in the HRH pool, which we did in the afternoons during our stay.

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So, after the aquarium visit, we explored Sentosa a bit. We had monorail passes that enabled us to go between the different places. Sentosa has 4 monorail stations.

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We decided to take the Cable Car and check out what was around.

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There were some spectacular views from the cable car of Sentosa and Singapore. The cable car flies over Singapore and takes you to Faber Peak where you can enjoy the view. There is also a museum showcasing the history of the cable cars.

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Yes, it’s a LEGO Cable Car!

 

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Even the toilets had a view!! Yes these are the Ladies toilets at Faber Peak!

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Adventure Cove (where we went the next day!)

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S.E.A Aquarium, Sentosa, Singapore

During our Singapore holiday in January 2016, we visited the amazing S.E.A (South East Asia) Aquarium in Sentosa, Singapore. It was an amazing experience for our family.

The aquarium was a short stroll from our accommodation in Sentosa, the Festive Hotel.

The aquarium was filled with massive tanks of all sorts of sea creatures!

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My husband was in his element. He loves showing nature and animals to our kids.

At first we were saying this aquarium is similar to Sydney Aquarium, however it wasn’t long before those comments stopped. This place was truly epic!

There were tropical fish, freshwater fish, sharks, touch pools, a lot of interactive parts. A shipwreck, a HUGE glass walled fish tank. The girls enjoyed glow in the dark fairy floss! IMG_0377

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Have to also share this t-shirt we bought Miss H at the aquarium!!! LOL

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If you come to Singapore, this aquarium is definitely worth a visit. Allocate about 2-3 hours to visit here. Lots for the kids to see and interact with.