Here are a few family-friendly neighbourhoods to consider when moving to Singapore.
- Sentosa: Sentosa Island quickly rings an entertainment bell to any expat’s ears for good reasons. Boasting a stretch of beaches dotted with swaying palm trees, topnotch restaurants, quaint cafes and vibrant bars, this corner of Singapore easily knows how to meld nature, fun and outdoor activities for the entire family.
- River Valley: Offering proximity to the city and a quieter facet ideal for families, River Valley is a neighbourhood that constantly reinvents itself as a modern, hip area brimming with shops, malls, late-bars and a plethora of dining options to suit all tastes.
- Tiong Bahru: Today, amidst this bohemian estate, plenty of modern housing options abound; think apartments and high-rise condominiums readily available for rent, from where you can not only admire the awe-inspiring vista of the city’s skyline, but also have easy access to amenities, shops, restaurants and green spaces.
- Katong: Suitable for families without cars, this charming suburban neighbourhood is steeped in history evident in the Insta-worthy rows of shophouses on Koon Seng Road, intricate temples, impressive array of local fare and establishments dedicated to the unique Peranakan culture.