When looking for a honeymoon destination, privacy is the most desirable characteristic couples look for. Singapore is a nice destination and has always been the first choice of all the Indian newlyweds for many reasons. We offer to your attention everal secluded islands in Singapore which are slowly becoming popular.
- Sisters’ Islands
Sisters’ Islands is a set of two islands separated by a narrow but deep canal. There is a legend the islands were formed after the painful separation of two orphaned sisters who drowned in the sea, hence the name. The water here is beautiful and there are high chances of spotting sea star, octopus, blue-spot nudibranch, and five-spot anemone shrimp during low tide.
The distance from Singapore is 23 kilometers.
You will have no trouble getting to the island, since you can charter your own boat from West Coast Pier.
- Lazarus Island
Lazarus Island is a great place. This island is not as popular as other islands that are located in Singapore. Nevertheless, it is no worse than others. Lazarus and St John’s Island are connected by a paved bridge, which means you can explore both the islands in a day. The island has a clean sandy beach, magnificent lagoons and high palm trees.
Distance from Singapore is 24 km.
You can take a public ferry from Marina South Pier to St. John’s Island and take a walk over to Lazarus, or hire a private boat to directly reach Lazarus Island.
- Pulau Hantu
Pulau Hantu is a small island, separated from Singapore by a small strait. Here you can see a lot of colorful and soft coral. The reefs at Pulau Hantu are rich in marine life and attract a lot of diving enthusiasts.
The distance from Singapore is 25 km.
You will have to hire a chartered boat from West Coast Pier, as there are no public ferries to reach the island.
- Kusu Island
Kusu Island, which means island of tortoise is home to more than 100 tortoises. There is a popular Chinese temple, Da Bo Gong or Tua Pek Kong housing two main deities Tua Pek Kong – God of Prosperity and Guan Yin – Goddess of Mercy. You can visit the temples, and then laze by the lagoon to spend a relaxed day on the island.
Distance from Singapore is 27 km.
To reach the island you can board a ferry operated by Singapore Island Cruise or Ferry Services Pvt Ltd from Marina south Pier.
- Pulao Ubin
Pulao Ubin is a true oasis with the best paths in South Asia for amateurs and professionals of cycling and an ideal place for those who want a break from the noisy city. Here you can rent a bike. Couples can also book a kayaking tour to paddle along the coast.
Distance from Singapore is 69 km.
You can board a bumboat from Changi Jetty Ferry Terminal to reach the island.