A Free And Easy Guide To Exploring The Little Red Dot

Small as it may be, the Little Red Dot packs an astonishing amount of exciting attractions ranging from scenic riverside restaurants offering alfresco dining to endless shopping and entertainment opportunities. The Clarke Quay area is one of the top attractions in Singapore, the ideal base for travellers: this huge riverside commercial district consists of several historical buildings that have been beautifully restored and now a fantastic array of leisure, entertainment, and dining options.


We invite you take a look at top places to visit near Clarke Quay that you will not want to miss out on during your next stay in Singapore.

Clarke Quay For Leisure Travellers
Clarke Quay Central mall has a central location only steps away from Clarke Quay MRT station. Here you can shop for some unique souvenirs and gifts to take home with you and then recover from a retail therapy session by enjoying a drink or a bite to eat at one of the mall’s riverside facing restaurants and coffee shops.

As the evening draws on, Clarke Quay comes alive with dozens of entertainment venues offering live music and a lively atmosphere. Variety of choice is one of the reasons why this is one of the best-rated attractions in Singapore: here you'll find everything from wine bars to classy cocktail lounges, Latin dance bars, and late-night cafes.

Clarke Quay For Families & Groups
Clarke Quay is the ideal place to enjoy quality time with family and friends. Riverside cruises depart from Alkaff Quay and are a great way of taking in some of the main sights in Singapore from a different viewpoint. Step aboard one of Singapore’s legendary bumboats which have been retrofitted with zero-emission electric engines, and relax whilst listening to the tour guide and taking in Singapore's iconic skyline.

Besides Clarke Quay Central Mall, there is also Liang Court, a six-storey shopping mall and one of the most popular nearby attractions from Novotel Clarke Quay. Whenever you don’t want to wander far from your hotel, you can come for a casual family meal or for coffee and cake.

Clarke Quay For Business Travellers
Clarke Quay is known for its upscale riverside restaurants that are perfect for entertaining clients or simply winding down after a busy day. There are also several floating restaurants moored at Clarke Quay, consisting of refurbished junk boats and steamboats where you can sample exquisite local specialties. The best of international cuisine is represented here too with choices ranging from Persian to French, Mexican, Vietnamese, Japanese, and more.

Alternatively, why not treat yourself to a session of pampering and relaxation? You won’t have to wander far to find exclusive massage and spa venues, beauty salons, and nails bars offering the type of top-class services you need to feel invigorated.

Clarke Quay For Active Travellers
Fort Canning Hill is one of Singapore’s green lungs and one of the top places to visit near Clarke Quay. Coming here for a morning walk or jog is the perfect way to start the day. Along the way, you will come across pretty colonial buildings, a spice garden and several panoramic viewpoints. If adrenaline-laden sports are your thing, you will definitely want to check out G-Max, a reverse bungee jump that tops the list of nearby attractions from Novotel Clarke Quay for lovers of extreme experiences.