Singapore is one of those countries that stands in close proximity to other amazing destinations. Most of them are just 1-3 hour flights away or you can get there just by getting on to a ferry.
Here is the list of 7 Weekend Getaways from Singapore
Known For : Hoi An Old Town | An Bang Beach | Fujian Assembly Hall
Located at just a 3-hour flight away from Sigapore, Hoi An is one of the oldest cities located all over Asia. This city has been known to be around 2000 years old. This city is known to be established in the 15th century and is now declared as the world heritage site by UNESCO. This city was once a popular port and now is known to attract thousands of tourists worldwide.
Best Time : February to July
Known For : Tanah Lot | Ulu Watu | Mount Batur
Indonesia’s most famous island, Bali is the best place for any tourist who needs a week of absolute relaxation, fragrant cuisine, scenic beauty and a galore of culture and tradition. It's only a 3 hour flight away from Singapore! With its elaborate temples, endless coastline, scenic coral reefs, waterfalls and retreats, Bali is indeed, a place of leisure and idyll, and simultaneously, a place for the adventurous and the explorers.
Best Time : April, May, June and September
Known For : Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple | Barelang Bridge | Nongsa Beach and Coast
The island of Batam is one of the most picturesque islands in the Riau Archipelago, and also one of the most modernised areas in Indonesia. Tourists from usually flock here for a retreat, and some fresh ocean air. Best of all, you just have to get on a ferry that will only take about 50 minutes to get here.
Best Time : May to September.
Known For : Dataran Lang | Underwater World | Pulau Payar Marine Park
Langkawi is often referred to as the Jewel of Kedah, as a result of its lush natural and tropical beauty. It is a group of islands located in the clear Andaman Sea and is also a duty-free zone! It takes only an hour and half to get here by plane from Singapore.
Best Time : January to March
Known For : Phi Phi Islands | Patong Beach | Big Buddha
Pristine beaches, clean air, bounty of nature and cheap getaway do complete justice to the beautiful tourist spot in Thailand called Phuket. Add to it a lot of adventure, tranquility and heartfelt hospitality, the island located in southern Thailand is one of an ideal beach destination in Asia. Phuket is a 1 hour 50 minute hour flight from Singapore.
Best Time : November to February end
Known For : Victoria Peak | Tian Tan Buddha | Hong Kong Disneyland
Since it's independence from the British in 1997 and acquiring a special status in China, Hong Kong has fast grown into a major global city. It's a collection of islands and territories, filled with several attractions and fun activities have made it a huge tourist destination in South Asia. It takes only 4 hours to reach Hong Kong from Singapore.
Best Time : October to December (Autumn)
Known For : Genting highlands or Resorts world genting | Bukit Bintang | Petronas Twin towers
Kuala Lumpur is the most popular city of the multi cultural country, Malaysia. With skyscrapers on one side and shopping malls on the other, Kuala Lumpur has its own night life. It is an enclave within the state of Selangor. With trains running between the countries at regular intervals, the ride takes only 6 hours to reach Kuala Lumpur.
Best Time : December to February, May to August