10 Spots in Singapore for the Ultimate Skyline Views

Singapore may be a small island country, but there are plenty to see, especially at an altitude.  There are several places in the city central to view the skyline, or head off to Sentosa to see something a bit different.

1. The Pinnacle @ Duxton Skybridge

This is a residential apartment surrounded by skyscrapers.  Along with the usual sights in a central business district, get to see Chinatown and quaint red brick houses.  The Skybridge is equipped with lounge chairs, and only admits 200 non-residents a day for $ 5 per person.

2. Super Penthouse at Wallich Residence

The Tanjong Pagar Centre is composed of office space, a hotel, and the Wallich Residence, the tallest building in Singapore.  From the 62nd to the 64th floor is the Super Penthouse, a luxury triplex residence made up of 21,108 square feet.  Aside from a private swimming pool, the property features cantilevered glass balconies, where you can view the city skyline.

3. Singapore Flyer

The largest observation wheel in Asia has capsules that can accommodate up to 28 persons each.  Experience the four-course dinner while gazing at the city’s bright lights.

4. Marina Bay Sands Skypark

If you happen to be staying here, don’t miss out and take a dip in the infinity pool and take in the breathtaking view of the island.  It is the world’s largest outdoor pool at that height, and open only for guests.  Visitors can go to the observation deck for a fee.

5. SuperTree at Gardens by the Bay

Here is another place where you can dine in the sky.  The SuperTree at Gardens by the Bay allows you to see the other SuperTrees illuminated with neon lights while you savour an exquisite dinner.

6. Swissotel The Stamford

Take in the the panoramic views of the Central Business District and the Marina Bay at the Harbour View rooms at Swissotel while chilling at the balcony.  Meet up for some high tea or dinner get the same scenery at the Equinox restaurant.

7. 1-Altitude

Located at 1 Raffles Place, this restaurant bar and lounge enjoys the highest view of Singapore, where one can see as far as Marina Bay area.  View the sunset and enjoy the cool breeze on the rooftop.

8. Sentosa Cable Car

A relaxing cable car on the way to the island resort is a good way to ruminate for some quiet time.  See the ocean with vessels, a remarkable sight especially at dusk.

9. LeVel 33

Hang out at this restaurant lounge, and witness the neon laser lights at night along with the skyscrapers and the Singapore River.  During special occasions, watch out for the fireworks display, like on National Day.

10. Faber Peak

Head out to the Faber Peak where you can also get a panoramic view of the Central Business District.  The cable cars in the area can bring you to Sentosa, while enjoying an unforgettable dining experience with bento sets or a romantic dinner for two.

City life is hectic and stressful, but checking out these locations can offer a brief respite without actually leaving the city.