Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Glass Pavilion

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail – Sentosa, Singapore

The Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail is set against the tranquil green of Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa. Stroll through the picturesque area and hear the live commentaries of 2 compassionate and experience guides who will travel back in time with you to the days of British Colonial days, all within 60 minutes.

 

Starting from 8 September, on every Saturday and Sunday at 10am, the Amara Heritage Trail will commence. Priced at $18 for the public, S$12 for Amara Hotel in-house guests, and complimentary for Amara Sanctuary Suite and Villa guests. Alternatively, pick up a copy of the self-guided trail brochure at the concierge to explore for free at your own leisure.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Water Feature In Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa Lobby

 

The Amara Heritage Trail begins at the lobby of Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa. Participants will cruise through the next 10 points learning the yesteryear of the building, how the name Sentosa came about, when the island was identified.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Petai Tree      Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Petai 

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Angsana Seeds

 

Participants also learn to identify some herbs and spices, get to know the Heritage Trees within the ground.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Guide for the Trail

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Courtyard & Verandah Suites

 

At times, participants maybe distracted by the peacock and if you are lucky, you may catch one displaying its eye-catching tail

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Peacock

 

Enlightened by the guide of the various functional features built by the British and how the inspiration of the design behind the place.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Bomb Shelter

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Sole Cleaner

 

Admiring the water surrounding Sentosa from high ground.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Water surrounding Sentosa

 

At till end of the Amara Heritage Trail, which is at the Glass Pavilion, sweltering participant will look forward to enjoy a refreshing cocktail, the Gunner. 

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Glass Pavilion

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Water Feature

 

The Gunner is concocted with ginger beer, ginger ale, lemon/lime, and angostura bitters. This drink was named after Gunner Road (and the British Royal Artillery).

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - The Gunner

 

 

Colonial Set Menu

 

If basking in the history of the Sanctuary is not sufficient, don’t forget to patron Shutters, a chic all-day dining restaurant at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa. Over here, guest get to enjoy a special Colonial Set Menu ($38.00++ for 2 persons) to experience further through food. Select 1 Soup, 1 Main and 1 dessert.

 

Soup

Mulligatawny – A popular English soup during British India

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Soup, Mulligatawny

 

Main

Hainanese Fried Pork Chop – A dish traditionally prepared by Hainanese cooks for their British employers.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Hainanese Fried Pork Chop

 

Old-fashioned Oxtail Stew – Another Hainanese delicacy popular during 1960s.

 

Old British Fish & Chips – A traditional British dish eaten with vinegar dipping.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Old British Fish & Chips

 

Dessert

Kaya Bread Pudding – An English favourite with local twist.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Kaya Bread Pudding

 

 

NAHMJ Verdict

 

Educational, Therapeutic, Some form of workout are the words I would associate with the Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail.

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail - Larkhill Terrace

 

 

 

Amara Sanctuary Heritage Trail @ Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa

Larkhill Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099394
Tel: +65 6825 3888

Websitehttps://sentosa.amarahotels.com/

 

Timing

 

Saturdays & Sundays  1000 to 1100

 

Price

In-house Guests: $12.00 nett per person
Members of the Public: $18.00 nett per pax
Complimentary for guests staying in suite or villa

  • Children 6 years and older will need to pay the full ticket price.”
    Tours can be booked up to one month in advance.

Call +65 6825 3888 or email sentosa@amarahotels.com for more enquiries.

 

Rating: 7.5/10

 

 

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