Marina Bay Sands Hotel, immoderate beauty

Marina Bay Sands Hotel, immoderate beauty

Marina Bay Sands Hotel, immoderate beauty

Luxury and real estate Everything at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is outside the bounds of moderation: 2,561 rooms and suites, three 55-storey buildings and 8,000 employees. However, what really makes it stand out is the Sands SkyPark, an immense infinity pool two hundred metres up in the air atop the three buildings.

Imagined by architect Moshe Safdie, the Marina Bay Sands Hotel is a daring architectural marvel: the roofs of its three 55-storey buildings are joined by structure supporting a botanical garden that is home to multiple species of trees and plants. Beside this oasis of greenery, the world’s highest infinity pool offers a breathtaking view from 200 metres up in the air. Swimming in the fresh air and sunshine with a fabulous panorama of the Singapore marina before you is without any doubt a unique experience.

Opened in 2010, the luxurious hotel is said to have cost eight billion dollars. And with good reason: it has absolutely everything, including a shopping centre, a pharmacy, a casino, restaurants, deluxe boutiques, a conference centre, theatres, concert halls and even a lotus-shaped museum.

Among its many restaurants, DB Bistro Moderne, run by internationally famous chef Daniel Boulud, promises a treat for even the greatest gastronomes.

Finally, as if the buildings’ spectacular futuristic architecture wasn’t enough, there is a sound and light show at dusk. For a quarter of an hour you’ll be swept into the 22nd century…

Footprint: 15.5 hectares

Area: 6,258,137 sq. ft.

View: 360 degrees

Capacity of the conference centre: 45,000 persons

Casino: 500 gaming tables and 1,600 slot machines

Meeting rooms: 250

Two 4,000-seat theatres

A chandelier 6.4 metres tall adorned with 132,000 Swarovski crystals!

 

www.marinabaysands.com

– DIANE STEHLÉ

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