Whether you’re a Singaporean or a solo traveller, sometimes, you just can’t count on anyone else but yourself. Yep, we’ve all been there where we’ve got fun plans, but our fellow friends put a damper in them by not wanting to take part: making us miss out ourselves. So, why not pluck up some courage for a solo adventure and try out these 30 best things to do alone in Singapore.
1. Let out your anger
Are you stressed? Need to release your anger? we’ve got the perfect 30-minute activity for couples to do. The Fragment Room offers rage therapy where guests can smash everything in sight, from glasses to vases, plates, and more – in a space created for breakables at Singapore’s first rage room. Get a tickets on Fever. Additionally, it’s one of the best team bonding ideas if you want to go with people from work.
490 MacPherson Rd, Singapore, 368198
2. Create a mess with art
Spin Art is one the best things to do on a rainy day in Singapore. Be treated to a special art class, where you can channel your inner artist to create a messy masterpiece. At a session, use a custom-built table designed to spin canvases at high speeds. It’s the perfect place to discover art in a way that you never imagined. Read further about the experience.
61 Kaki Bukit Place, Printaid Building #04-00, Singapore 416233
3. Join a unique workshop
Singapore boasts a number of unique workshops to sign up for. For example, there’s a gin-making class at Brass Lion Distillery, pottery classes, arts and crafts, perfume-making at Oo La Labs, and plenty more depending on what you’re interested in.
4. Find your zen
There’s plenty of spas around to offer you the ultimate pamper session. For instance, Aramsa Garden Spa is a great place to immerse yourself in a world of tranquility, surrounded by nature, and flickering candles for the ultimate healing experience. Pick a spa package, turn your phone off, and plunge yourselves into a comfort haven. Discover the best spas in Singapore.
1384 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Bishan Park 2, Singapore 569932
5. Play with pugs
Animal lovers will adore Singapore’s first-ever pug café where you can pet and play with pugs for 45 minutes. Get excited by 12 happy pugs, with different personalities, colours, ages and sizes for just $20 a session. Certainly, one of the best things to do alone in Singapore. Read all about it here.
80 Haji Ln, Singapore 189271
6. Loosen up with yoga
Why not join a yoga class to meet likeminded individuals and hone your skills? There’s dozens of yoga studios around from Jal Yoga, to SweatBox and Freedom Yoga, to name a few. Otherwise, you could sign up for a special session at the new Voco Orchard Hotel at sunset with wellness guru Brandon Chong, or check out Secret Sunrise’s next pop-up yoga experience for the ultimate wakeup call.
7. See a colourful light show
Wings Of Time is a spellbinding colourful lights show, and one of the best nightlife experiences in Singapore. Perfect for a quiet evening alone before heading for some cheap eats in Sentosa. Grab a ticket from $17 on Fever.
50 Beach View, Singapore 09860
8. Go to new heights
SkyHelix Sentosa is the tallest open-air, 360-degree panoramic ride in Singapore. It involves riders sitting on a gondola, for 12 minutes on Sentosa Island, that slowly rides 79 metres above sea level. It’s a wonderful activity to do alone, because you’ll meet others who are just there to enjoy the views and the instructor is happy to take your pictures. Read further about the attraction here.
41 Imbiah Rd, Singapore, 099707, Singapore
9. Hangout at the airport
Jewel Changi Airport is a free nature-inspired and entertainment complex, with the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, plenty of epic attractions like the walking net and floral archways, lots to eat and drink, as well as a range of pop-ups. Certainly, one of the best things to do alone in Singapore.
78 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666
10. Try out Extreme Sports
Singapore is full of adrenaline-pumping activities. Think the likes of Amped Trampoline Park, Climb Central’s rock-climbing walls, ziplining at Mega Adventure or Singapore’s only skimboarding park, to name a few.
11. Wander through an exhibition
Why not discover a cool exhibition? From learning about nostalgic toys to VR experiences…there’s plenty of places to discover with our guide. Otherwise, why not visit one of the best immersive experiences in Singapore.
12. Unwind with soothing melodies at a Candlelight concert
Enjoy a host of concerts illuminated by candlelight and performed by live musicians in iconic venues in Singapore at any time of the year. If you are searching for something a little bit more relaxing, this is a superb thing to do in Singapore. Each show features a different musical number under the glimmer of candlelight in a stunning setting. Check out what’s on via the Fever website. In fact, this one is on our 50+ bucket list ideas guide in Singapore.
13. Indulge at a hawker centre
Stuff yourself with plenty of cheap eats at a hawker centre. For instance, Maxwell Food Centre is full of bustling stalls with noteworthy dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, laksa and other local delicacies. Discover more of the best hawker centres.
14. Explore new neighbourhoods
From the rich history and culture of Chinatown, to admiring colourful art murals in Little India and Haji Lane, and strolling around Joo Chiat and East Coast Park….there’s so many different neighbourhoods to explore in Singapore, offering a great way to experience something new.
15. Relax at a cosy library
Why not have a chilled weekend and be transported to a world of literary geniuses? Dig into wonderful books at one of the best libraries and bookstores around Singapore. For example, Library @ Orchard boasts pretty shelves with hundreds of books while Bedok Library offers more than 200,000 titles. Read about the best libraries to visit here.
16. Have a picnic solo
A dry or sunny day calls for a glorious picnic. Luckily, there’s plenty of stunning places to dive into an alfresco feast alone in Singapore. From pristine beaches such as East Coast Park to grasslands with superb views like Marina Barrage…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Pick the best location for you here.
17. Book an infinity pool experience
Singapore’s rooftop scene is the most unbeatable in the world. And of course, this extends to the array of infinity pools around the city. Boasting jaw-dropping panoramic views, exclusive facilities and plenty of photo opportunities…there’s many pools to relax at during a staycation. Discover the best infinity pools in Singapore.
18. Dine in the sky
If you’re a solo traveller, you’ll want to take advantage of the most sensational rooftop dining scene in the world. See our list of the best rooftop dining places in Singapore.
We’ve already listed a range of hidden secret places to visit in Singapore. Be sure to bring your camera.
20. Book a staycation
Why not discover some of the greatest sunset and sunrise spots in Singapore? Indeed, the therapeutic solo adventure you need.
Singapore isn’t short of floral-inspired eateries since it one of the best green cities globally. Escape the bustling city for a while and relax in a calming ambience at one of the best botanical eateries in Singapore.
23. Tick off the ig-worthy spots
Invest in a tripod and discover the most instagrammable places to capture picture-perfect moments alone in Singapore. As well as indulging on the most instagrammable foods or chilling out some instagrammable cafes in the city.
24. Hop around museums and galleries
With a diverse range of museums across the city…you’ll be spoilt for choice. For instance, lose yourself in an exciting world of art, magic and science at Marina Bay Sands or visit another excellent museum or gallery from our list.
25. Visit Asia’s First Ski, Surf, Skate And Snowboard Resort
Experience the thrill of mountains, rush of waves, and the excitement of skating – all under one roof – at a new attraction on Orchard Road from October 28. Trifecta Singapore is an iconic multitask sports centre by the Ride Side, featuring a venue as a large as four Olympic-sized pools at a whopping 4,609sqm. It houses three action sports arenas offering unique experiences of surfing, skating, skiing and snowboarding, with use of virtual reality, to make you feel as if you’re on the sloops of Japan or Europe. Learn more.
Orchard Road, Singapore
26. Find peace on a rooftop garden
Singapore is one of the planet’s greatest green havens. So, there’s a great selection of rooftop gardens to hangout at or stroll alone.
27. Take a hike
The adventurists among us can select from a range of the best hiking areas in Singapore, already listed here. Certainly, one of the best things to do alone in Singapore this season for nature lovers!
28. See a Temple
If you’re curious about different cultures and religions, why not visit a fascinating temple? See our list of the the most stunning temples to see in Singapore. Definitely, one of the best things to do alone in Singapore for a spot of culture!
29. Have fun at a beach carnival
Central Beach Bazaar is the perfect day-to-night destination to pass the time on Sentosa Island. Located at Siloso Beach, it features an epic free-to-enter musical fountain, alongside plenty of food stalls, and the iconic Wings Of Time mentioned above. Read all about it here.
10am-10pm, Central Beach Bazaar, 60 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098997
Why not hideaway on a rainy day in a cosy cinema with popcorn and treats while catching one of the latest Hollywood blockbusters? Luckily, we’ve already listed the latest to see in the cinema in Singapore.
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