SPRINGTIME LOVE IN SENTOSA
Come visit Sentosa as it gets transformed to welcome the Year of the Monkey From 1 to 14 February, embrace the Year of the Monkey together with your closest family and friends and look forward to a myriad of activities and routes to weave through at the State of Fun.
Start off with a slow stroll through the Merlion Plaza and be visually treated to floral displays or spot the Family Bliss lantern display featuring three generations of monkeys. Feel the springtime love as you pass the Union of Love and Butterfly Garden light displays before hitting the Prosperity Bridge enveloped by arches of lanterns and romantic Cherry Blossoms. Looking for luck?
Weave your way through the Prosperity Maze at Siloso Point or visit the Guardian of Prosperity at Sentosa Merlion and receive a free Prosperity Coin Holder with every ticket purchased. What’s more, take a picture of yourself in a monkey pose in front of the Sentosa Merlion and post it on Instagram with #SentosaMerlion for a chance to win attractive prizes!
Make the Lunar New Year weekend one for the family and bond over traditional activities such as calligraphy, paper cutting and palm reading from 6 to 9 February at Siloso Point. A hit with families, Port of Lost Wonder will also be having lantern making activities for everyone. After expending your creative juices, take a walk under a shelter of lanterns towards the Cherry Blossom Trees to pen a wish with your loved ones, or swing by the Palawan Amphitheatre at 5pm (daily) to get up close and personal with Mickey, the Pig-tailed Macaque. In light of the year of the Monkey, learn more about long-tailed macaques including their facial expressions with “Understanding the Long-tailed Macaques” by Sarbina Jabbar on February 20 from 1pm – 2pm at Sentosa Nature Discovery.
On 8 and 9 February, visitors can also look forward to Lion and Dragon dances at the Beach Plaza and Port of Lost Wonder. Another canopy of lanterns welcomes visitors as they descend on the popular stop, and are immediately taken by the beautiful colours of the Springtime Garden. Large wall mural lining the paths at the Springtime Garden will certainly provide the perfect picturesque backdrop for couples looking to capture romantic moments with a ‘selfie’.
Discover nature even further with a line-up of activities from February all the way to March 31. Fall in love with the animal kingdom with a photo exhibition “Love in the Animal Kingdom” by award-winning nature photographer C.S. Ling at Sentosa Nature Discovery from 9am to 5pm. Learn more about the magic and work behind these photographs when C.S. Ling speaks on “Photographing Wildlife: From Heart to Lens” at the Discovery Room from 2pm to 2.40pm on 13 February.
End of your excursion at Sentosa by heading over to the Merlion Walk, and get a glimpse into what the year has in store for you at the Zodiac 2016 signboard or Horoscope Sign Board on the Beach Plaza. Providing the perfect light and floral display to wrap up the February festivities is the Orchid Connection and Merlion Walk will be brilliantly decorated with floral displays. Round up the evening with Wings of Time and feel the Springtime love take flight at Sentosa, this February.