Destination guide

Experience Singapore in holiday homes to rent

Centred on the island of Pulau Ujong, just off Malaysia's southern coast, Singapore is a thriving city-state between the Malacca Strait and the South China Sea. A global artistic, financial and commercial hub, Singapore is known for its unique blend of ancient traditions and British colonial influence, and you can find everything from lively open-air markets to art museums and a historic cricket pitch. The island's a cultural melting pot, with a bustling Chinatown, as well as thriving Indian and Malay neighborhoods, and you can find a wide variety of Singapore vacation rentals all throughout the area.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Singapore holiday rentals

You'll find plenty to do in Singapore. The city's Downtown Core is home to loads of great places to visit, including the National Museum, the National Gallery and the iconic Victorian Theatre. A popular destination for families, the Singapore Zoo features more than 300 species of wildlife on 28 leafy hectares. For a tranquil day out, you can check out 74 hectares of local and international plant life at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Or you can crank the adrenaline up to 11 at Universal Studios Singapore, where roller coasters and other rides are a big hit with visitors of all ages.


Things to do near Singapore holiday homes

With countless sites ranging from the ancient to the ultra-contemporary, sightseeing is a major pastime in Singapore. The area's notable architecture includes striking colonial buildings, sleek high-rises and a wealth of colourful temples, mosques and other religious sites. Fashionistas can find peruse Singapore's ample shopping – you'll find everything from vibrant outdoor markets to upscale boutiques and international designer stores. Live music and entertainment are on offer as well – on any given night, you can catch local bands, the national symphony orchestra and theatrical performances of all kinds.


Local weather for your stay in Singapore holiday homes

Just north of the equator, Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate, with warm to hot weather, lots of humidity and plenty of rainfall all throughout the year. Average temperatures generally range from about 23 to 32 degrees all year round, and even rainy days usually include several hours of sunshine. Although you won't encounter distinct seasons in Singapore, you're likely to experience regular monsoons between November and January, when the already plentiful rainfall ratchets up by about 20 percent. Thanks to its tropical climate and scenic location, you'll find that prices for Singapore vacation rentals stay about the same from season to season.

Natural highlights

Me, myself and an island – wonderful, waterfront Singapore

Comprising 63 islands in all, the bulk of Singapore lies on the main island of Pulau Ujong, just across the Johor Strait from the southern edge of Malaysia. The landscape is fairly flat, with the highest point rising only 163 metres above sea level. Much of the country is densely urban, with 19th-century colonial buildings and sleek, modern skyscrapers dotting the skyline. A short drive from most Singapore vacation rentals, you can still catch a glimpse of the area's natural splendor in the country's scenic nature preserves, where you can spot local wildlife like monkeys, pangolins and flying squirrels.


Best beaches near Singapore holiday rentals

Singapore boasts numerous historic sites to delight history buffs. Holiday homes are available near places like Sentosa, an island off the coast with sparkling waters and pristine beaches, and Siloso Beach, a sandy beach with clear waters, sports courts and shopping and dining nearby.

Family friendly

Family fun near Singapore holiday homes

Kids will love the attractions of Singapore. Holiday homes can be found near places like Night Safari, a night zoo with tram rides and walking trails through rainforests teeming with wildlife, and Juronga Bird Park, a sprawling sanctuary with hundreds of species of animals. Kids will also like ArtScience Museum, a flower-shaped museum with design and technology exhibits.

Where to stay near Singapore?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 983 holiday rentals near Singapore. From 599 Condos/Apartments to 225 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Singapore is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Singapore?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Singapore. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Singapore: 984 holiday rentals
  • Orchard: 272 holiday rentals
  • Little India: 102 holiday rentals
  • Geylang: 266 holiday rentals
  • Outram: 200 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Singapore! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Singapore?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Singapore with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Singapore: 984 holiday homes
  • Pekan Nanas: 126 holiday homes
  • Batam: 47 holiday homes
  • Skudai: 263 holiday homes
  • Puteri Harbour: 211 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Singapore?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Singapore are:

  • Changi International Airport (SIN): 846 holiday houses
  • Seletar Airport (XSP): 985 holiday houses
  • Paya Lebar Airport (QPG): 984 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Singapore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Singapore. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Novena: 977 holiday rentals
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens: 984 holiday rentals
  • Tiong Bahru Plaza: 984 holiday rentals
  • Jem: 984 holiday rentals
  • Tiger Sky Tower: 984 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Singapore listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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