Planning to spend this New Year’s Eve away from home? Want to welcome 2017 at a memorable place with your loved ones? Look no further than the fantastic city of Singapore for a mesmerizing experience.
From the countdown at Marina Bay to Rock On! 2017 where R&B singer Alicia Keys will be performing live, a trip to Singapore on this New Year’s Eve will be worth the effort. Let’s take you through some of the best places to spend New Year’s Eve in Singapore.
Marina Bay Countdown
At the numero uno spot on our list is the dazzling display of lights at arguably one of the most recognized landmarks in Asia. The countdown is as spectacular as it gets, with foreign and local tourists in attendance.
The hotels in the vicinity of Marina Bay add their own color and spark to the evening, and as the clock strikes 12, an amazing display of lights and fireworks begins. The Singapore Flyer, which is the world’s tallest Ferris Wheel becomes highly sought-after, offering an amazing view of the Singapore skyline. Getting a visa to Singapore is fairly easy and one can check out the requirements at singaporevisa.ae.
As the Marina Bay countdown is among the most frequented New Year’s Eve destinations, a lot of locals are also in attendance. If you are someone who craves personal space and a tranquil ambiance, Marina Bay countdown may not be the right destination for you.
Siloso Beach Party
Thank 2016 and welcome 2017 at the Siloso beach party that turns 10 this year! The beach party has been held annually at the Siloso beach for the last nine year, and with each passing year has only grown in stature.
What can you expect? Well, a crowd of nearly 10,000 (both domestic and international tourists), live music, great food, and lots and lots of booze. As this iconic beach party turns 10 this year, expect the fun to grow tenfold!
This year, electronic music will reign supreme with Dutch DJ Quintino at the helm of affairs. Helping him through the night will be popular local DJs, including Kat DJ, and DJ Kaylova.
And, as the new year is a time for resolutions and commitments, guests will also get to pour their heart out on a resolution board. At the door, entry starts at $77, but if you book early, it can come to $48.
1919 Waterboat House
A lot of people want to enjoy the fireworks of the Marina Bay countdown, albeit from a distance and with relative comfort. We understand that not everyone is comfortable standing hours on a stretch with so many people cramped at one single place.
However, there are a number of iconic bars and clubs in the vicinity of Marina Bay that allow you to enjoy the fireworks while you calmly sip on your drink. 1919 Waterboat House deserves a special mention owing to its quaint, historic charm and its laidback ambiance, which compliments the fireworks and revelry on the streets.
1919 Waterboat House is a rooftop bar and you can have a majestic view of the Singapore skyline, ensuring you don’t miss out on the fireworks when they begin. Also, the bar usually plays live music till the clocks strike 12, and you can always request for your favorite song to be played!
Another sought-after beach party destination in Singapore, Coastes is known by its beachfront and amazing menu of seafood and barbecue. The great thing about spending New Year’s Eve at Coastes is you can have a mix of both – reflection and merry-making.
You can arrive early on 31st and spend the day idling around on the beachfront, whereas during the night, you can join in the revelries and enjoy drinks and live music. See Reviews or Reserve a table online
Orchard Road dons a festive look right from Christmas until the first week of the New Year. It is one of the most popular destinations in Singapore during the New Year, as the place is teeming with food stalls and bars.
During the New Year’s Eve, the whole road is lit up and it a lot of people throngs to the place to spend the night. The light show which runs from Tanglin to Concorde Hotel is a key tourist attraction.
Tanjong Beach Club
One of the most visited beach parties by the young crowd, the Tanjong Beach Club is one of the most popular tourist spots for young crowds. The picturesque beach club hosts some of the best DJs and the party lasts till the wee hours. For those of you looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve at the beach, the Tanjong Beach Club has the ideal setting.
These were some of the best places to spend New Year’s Eve in Singapore. If have zeroed in on Singapore to welcome 2017, rest assured you have chosen one of the most happening places to celebrate the New Year’s eve, as there are tons of Singapore New Year’s parties and events to choose from. If you know of any other happening place that our readers will benefit from, let us know in the comments section.