The East Coast of Singapore is visited by most of the visitors who come to the Island, mainly because of busy Changi International Airport. Singaporeans that you meet see the aviation hub as a destination in itself, and it is often considered one of the best airports in the world, having won the best of award 30 times, and over 66 million people travelling through ... More>it each year. Inside, it looks more like a shopping centre, with glitzy boutiques. More surprisingly you will also find a swimming pool, cinema and butterfly garden in the airport – one of five green spaces that Changi hosts. Most people don’t get to see this, so it’s worth arriving early when you check in so that you can explore a little. There are, of course, plenty of hotels in the East Coast / Airport area of the city, so you can make sure you have enough time to enjoy your buffet breakfast before getting your flight. Getting to Changi is easy – either take the metro, around 30 minutes from the city centre, or grab a taxi, which can take a little longer in traffic! Another reason, less known to those visiting Singapore, are the stunning beaches that line this part of the island. Some of the best chefs in the city set up there restaurants on the shoreline here, overlooking white sands. It’s the perfect spot for watching a sunset.