Exterior of a splendid building near Amara Hotel Singapore


Complete your stay by visiting Singapore's most popular attractions and tourist activities, many of which are within the vicinity of Amara Singapore. Find out things to do while in Singapore.

Rediscover Food and Heritage


Explore Singapore’s legendary Chinatown - the largest heritage district for interesting finds and eats.

A bustling heritage area filled with pre-war shophouses and Chinese medical halls, Chinatown has become one of Singapore’s largest heritage districts.  Stroll along charming lanes like Smith Street, Temple Street, Pagoda Street, and Mosque Street.


  • ​Chinatown Food Street along the stretch of Smith Street, is one of the best places in Singapore for locals and tourists alike to eat cheap, tasty, authentic local food.


  • ​Pick up souvenirs on Pagoda Street or taste traditional “bak kwa” barbecued meat along New Bridge Road. During festive periods like Chinese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Festival, these streets turn into festive and rambunctious street markets.


  • Chinatown Heritage Centre is an immersive exhibit that displays the history of Chinese culture.
  • The Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum is one of the most prominent landmarks in Chinatown. The Tang dynasty-influenced Buddhist temple gets its name from the Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic, which is kept in a giant stupa weighing 3.5 tonnes and made from 320 kg of gold.
  • Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore oldest Hindu temple built in 1827, is adorned with six tiers of sculptured deities and Sepoy soldiers.

Singapore's Shopping Haven


Orchard Road is one of the most famous shopping districts in Singapore, renowned for its luxurious malls, best dining options, and endless entertainment opportunities. With its vibrant atmosphere and wide array of retail boutiques, the 2.2km shopping haven has something for everyone.

Tip: Visitors to Singapore may be eligible for a refund of Goods & Services Tax (GST) on their purchases when they leave Singapore.

Exterior of a splendid building near Amara Hotel Singapore
Tourists on a beach near Amara Hotel Singapore

Sun, Sand, Sea and Fun


The island of Sentosa, which means ‘peace’ and ‘tranquility’ in Malay, has held its name since the 1970s. Sentosa Island is a popular island resort destination in Singapore just 15 minutes away from the city centre. Take a short monorail ride from Vivocity or the cable ride from HarbourFront to get there.

With numerous family-friendly activities and attractions, prepare for a full-day fun-filled trip to Sentosa Island.

Savour Singaporean food culture in A Historic Market

Lau Pa Sat

Built in the 19th century, it is one of the oldest and most popular hawker centres in the city. The market features a mix of traditional and modern architecture, with its iconic octagonal shape and ornate columns. It was originally built as a wet market for the sale of fresh produce, but was later converted into a food centre in the 1980s. Today, Lau Pa Sat is a bustling hub of food and culture, with over 50 stalls offering a wide variety of local and international cuisine. Some of the must-try dishes include satay, laksa, chicken rice, and Hokkien mee.

Globe at universal studio near Amara Hotel Singapore

Southeast Asia's first and only Universal Studios theme park


One of the most popular tourist attractions that appeals to the whole family, Universal Studios Singapore is located in Sentosa Island and is Southeast Asia’s first Hollywood movie theme park. It features seven themed zones with blockbuster movie-inspired rides, shows and attractions, from enthralling rides and stage shows to street entertainment with your favourite movie characters and fireworks at night.