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A Guide To One Of The Most Luxurious Hotels in the World – Marina Bay Sands Singapore

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Owned by the Singaporean subsidiary of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Marina Bay Sands Singapore became popular for its unique collection of attractions including an observation deck, art and science museum, and a massive casino housing over 1000 gaming tables. The Marina Bay Sands SkyPark on top of the three towers, a 3-acre park with jogging paths and pools, arguably presents one of the most unique guest experiences ever offered by a luxury hotel.

Marina Bay Sands - Essential Information

Marina Bay Sands Skypark
Marina Bay Sands Skypark
Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Handy Info

☀️ Best Time to Visit:Early evening or late afternoon
⏰ Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
?️ Marina Bay Sands Skypark Ticket:S$20
? Closest Subway:Bayfront (Stop ID: DT16/CE1)

Marina Bay Sands - Opening hours

Mon to Thur - 9:30 AM - 10 PM
Fri to Sun - 9:30 AM - 11 PM

Marina Bay Sands - Must Do

Marina Bay Sands Infinity Pool
Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

Marina Bay Sands - Address

10 Bayfront Avenue,
Singapore 018956
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Why visit Marina Bay Sands

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  • Iconic Building in Singapore: The 55-storey high hotel happens to be one of the most iconic symbols of Singapore, a waterfront property with many apsects to it worthy of boasting.
  • The Casino: The Marina Bay Sands casino happens to be the most expensive standalone casino property in the world.
  • The Attractions: The building consists of three tapering towers (55 storey high) that are crowned with a giant 1 hectare skypark. The skypark hosts an infinite swimming pool, gardens, and jogging paths.
  • Vanishing Edge Swimming Pool: The highlight of the project, the Skypark, is most famous for its vanishing edge swimming pool. The Marina Bay Sands swimming pool is recognised as the world's longest elevated swimming pool at 146-metre long located 191 metres above the ground.

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Marina Bay Sands: The Hotel

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The hotel consists of a whopping 2,561 rooms as well as a 120,000 square-meter convention exhibition center. The 3 hotel towers, each of which has 55 floors, are capped by the iconic 340m-long SkyPark. The Shoppes is the primary shopping attraction at the hotel, featuring some of the world’s most popular boutiques and F&B outlets like Chanel, Cartier, Armani, and Saint Laurent Paris. Themed around Las Vegas’ The Venetian, guests can take Sampan rides along the canal as they browse the shops in the malls. Guests with a hotel key card have exclusive access to the ArtScience Museum and the Infinity Pool. It is always fascinating to go on one of the spotlight tours at the ArtScience Museum or visit the opulent casino at the hotel.

Marina Bay Sands Architecture

Marina Bay Sands' architecture, envisioned by Moshe Safdie, combines cutting-edge design with practicality. The three towers accommodate a hotel, casino, and convention center. Atop them, the distinctive SkyPark resembles a sleek ship hull, offering stunning panoramic views.

Drawing inspiration from playing cards, the architecture blends curved lines and geometric patterns, creating an aesthetic that is both visually captivating and structurally innovative. The building's façade predominantly features high-performance glass, which not only allows for optimal natural lighting but also contributes to energy efficiency by reducing the need for excessive artificial lighting during the day.

Marina Bay Sands Sustainability

As it turns out, Marina Bay Sands is big on sustainability! The architecture's sustainable ethos is embodied in its materials and features. The extensive use of high-performance glass not only bathes interiors in natural light but also optimizes energy consumption. The incorporation of lush, landscaped gardens on the SkyPark contributes to thermal insulation and energy efficiency, while also offering a serene respite for visitors. Additionally, rainwater harvesting systems, vertical greenery, and reflective pools underscore Marina Bay Sands' commitment to resource conservation and environmental harmony.

Marina Bay Sands - Things to Do

1ArtScience Museum

Open daily from 10 AM - 7 PM, the ArtScience Museum is a transformative walk into the past. Explore the creative processes at the heart of art, science, technology and culture as you explore a museum which is a living embodiment of the ArtScience theme. The museum features 21 galleries and hosts international exhibitions on a regular basis and features a staggering in-house collection.

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2Shopping and Theatres

If you’re looking to pick up souvenirs of your visit, then you don’t need to look further that the Hotel Lobby. Or, you can check out the SkyPark Gift Shop. There are also 2 theatres at the Marina Bay Sands in case you want to catch the latest releases on a big screen.

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With more than 20 restaurants to choose from, food is something you never have to worry about. Scour across a combined menu which features cuisines from almost every country you’ve heard of. There are even 2 celebrity chef restaurants and a DC Comics Themed Cafe at the Marina Bay Sands.

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4Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is a spectacular rooftop oasis perched atop the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore. Offering breathtaking views of the city's skyline and Marina Bay, this expansive deck features lush gardens, infinity pools, and a unique architectural marvel, providing an unparalleled experience of luxury and urban beauty.

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5Marina Bay Sands Casino

This is the pride and crown of the Marina Bay Sands property in Singapore. Indulge in an extensive collection of over 2,300 slot machines and play more than 250 titles as you enjoy the most popular electronic gaming machines of all time. The casino is spread across three levels and you can gamble across 20 different card-games.

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5Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is a spectacular rooftop oasis perched atop the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore. Offering breathtaking views of the city's skyline and Marina Bay, this expansive deck features lush gardens, infinity pools, and a unique architectural marvel, providing an unparalleled experience of luxury and urban beauty.

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6Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observation Deck

The Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is perched at the very top of the luxury complex. The SkyPark floats on the top of the three soaring towers and from 57 levels high, you’re at the perfect viewpoint to capture Singapore in an obstructed view. Couple stunning views with incredible dining experiences and you’re in for a glorious time!

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7Marina Bay Sands Infinity Pool

The Marina Bay Sands Infinity Pool is located in the SkyPark, at a height of almost 200m above the ground. This 150m-long pool is the world’s longest infinity swimming pool situated atop the world’s largest cantilevered platform open to the public! Keep in mind though, that only guests at the hotel are allowed to use the pool; you'll be expected to provide a keycard upon entry.

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Opening Hours

While the hotel itself, of course, is closed to the public for visits, the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is open daily from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM. There is no time limit on guests who stay here.

The entrance to Marina Bay Sands SkyPark is at the exterior of ‘Tower 3’. Marina Bay Sands is located at 10 Bayfront Avenue in the heart of Singapore’s business district.

Getting There

By MRT Train

Marina Bay Sands is linked to CE1/DT16 Bayfront Station on the Circle Line and Downtown line respectively. There are 3 exits you can choose towards your destination:

  • Exit A: Connects to Bayfront Avenue street level and Gardens by the Bay
  • Exit C & D: Connects to ‘The Shoppes’ at Marina Bay Sands, Sands Skypark (10 minute walk), ArtScience Museum (10 minute walk) and other attractions
  • Exit E: Connects to Sands Expo & Convention Centre

By Bus

The following bus stops are located at the Marina Bay Sands on Bayfront Avenue: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Marina Bay Sands Theatres and Marina Bay Sands MICE. You can get here by the following routes: Daily: 97, 106, 518, 133 and 502 Monday-Friday, excluding public holidays: 97E, 502A, 518A Late Night Friday, Saturday and eve of public holidays: NR1, NR6

By River Ferry

The river ferry operates daily from 7 AM - 10 PM and connects to the Bayfront South Jetty at Marina Bay Sands. The jetty is located near the South Promenade and is a 10 minute walks from the Skypark.

Best Time to Visit Marina Bay Sands

Early evening or late afternoon is the best time to visit Marina Bay Sands SkyPark. You can look around the building for a while before heading to the observation deck to catch the sunset over Singapore. Watching Singapore as it is bathed in the evening sun’s orange hue before the city lights up for the night is a truly enchanting experience. Since the site is open until 9 PM, you can also consider visiting Marina Bay Sand SkyPark much later in the evening for a luxurious dining experience. The lights of Sentosa Island, Gardens by the Bay, and the entire city are a treat for the eyes as you sip your favourite cocktail. The city itself is a year-round tourist hotspot but is particularly easy to explore in the dry season (February to April).

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Marina Bay Sands Facts

  • The iconic Sands SkyPark can fit a little more than 4 massive A380 jumbo jets.
  • The Infinity Pool holds an astonishing 1.5 million liters of water. Celebrities such as Katy Perry and David Beckham are known to have visited the pool.
  • The LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar offers a huge one-pound meatball covered in whipped ricotta.
  • The 2,561 rooms and suites coupled with the 250 meeting rooms and a ballroom make Marina Bay Sands one of the top 40 largest hotels on the planet.
  • The casino at the Marina Bay Sands sees bets as high as $400,000 every week.
  • A fourth tower featuring 1000 additional hotel rooms is currently under construction.

Marina Bay Sands Skypark Tips

  • Plan your visit in a way that you don't miss the sunset!
  • Explore the SkyPark's lush gardens and enjoy its infinity pools.
  • Pack a swimsuit if you intend to get into pool!
  • Try to go when the weather's clear to get the best views.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes so you can roam the SkyPark.

Marina Bay Sands Restaurants

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Club 55

Located on the 55th floor of Tower 2, Club 55 offers gorgeous views of the Singapore River and the Gardens by the Bay. It is well-known for its scrumptious breakfast buffets.

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Spago Bar & Lounge

Spago Bar & Lounge is a fabulous restaurant that gives guests an unobstructed view of downtown Singapore and SkyPark’s Infinity Pool.

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Lavo Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar

Lavo Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar is an award-winning rooftop restaurant offers the best views of the city in the late evenings.

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Enjoy signature cocktails and Asian delicacies as you soak in brilliant views of the city at CÉ LA VI RESTAURANT.

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Spago Dining Room by Wolfgang Puck

Savor authentic Californian cuisine coupled with a dash of global accents at the first international offshoot of the legendary Beverly Hills restaurant that is Spago Dining Room by Wolfgang Puck.

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