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Details: Sentosa Island, Singapore

Sunday, July 18, 2010; F04

GETTING THERE

Qatar Airways has one-stop flights from Washington Dulles to Singapore with fares starting at $1,971 round trip.

WHERE TO STAY

Capella Singapore

1 The Knolls

011-65-6377-8888

http://www.capellasingapore.com

Luxury villas and suites on 30 quiet, tree-filled acres. Nightly rates from $398.

Hotel Michael

39 Artillery Ave.

01-65-6577-8899

http://www.rwsentosa.com

A modern boutique hotel featuring rooms and fixtures designed by Michael Graves. Rooms from about $217.

WHERE TO EAT

Bikini Bar

50 Siloso Beach, No. 01-05

011-65-6276-6070

http://www.bikinibar.net

Bar snacks such as grilled sausages and chicken wings right by the beach. Snacks start at $6.50.

Bob's Bar

1 The Knolls

011-65-6591-5047

http://www.capellasingapore.com

Outdoor cocktails in a sleek, modern setting surrounded by infinity pools and 19th-century trees. Cocktails from $11.50; tapas plates from about $4.

Chinois by Susur Lee

26 Sentosa Gateway, No. 02-142/143

011-65-6884-7888

http://chinois.com.sg

Chinese fine dining by "Top Chef Masters" chef Susur Lee. Entrees from $14.50.

Wave House Sentosa

36 Siloso Beach Walk

011-65-6377-3113

http://www.wavehousesentosa.com

Cocktails and food served in a sandy beachside setting. Burgers from $9.25; tapas from about $7.

WHAT TO DO

Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom

At the Imbiah Lookout, next to the Imbiah station

011-65-6275-0013

http://www.sentosa.com.sg

Small park where butterflies fly free; the collection of Southeast Asian insects is displayed in frames, not to worry. Admission $11.50 adults, $7.25 children.

Casino at Resorts World Sentosa

39 Artillery Ave.

011-65-6577-8899

http://www.rwsentosa.com

Games include such standards as slot machines and roulette; casino acts include comics who sing and joke in Chinese dialects Hokkien and Teochew.

Images of Singapore

At the Imbiah Lookout, next to the Imbiah station

011-65-6275-0388

http://www.sentosa.com.sg

The history of Singapore told through wax figures. Admission $7.25 adults; children about $5.

Universal Studios Sentosa

39 Artillery Ave.

011-65-6577-8899

http://www.rwsentosa.com

Features include Shrek's castle, roller coasters, a Jurassic Park section and a faux Hollywood Boulevard. Admission about $48 adults; children about $35.

INFORMATION

http://www.sentosa.com.sg

-- C.L.T.

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