Sentosa Orchid Gardens
Feb 21 , 2012
When visiting Sentosa, be sure to check out the Sentosa Orchid Gardens for an experience in nature that will leave you wanting more. Be amazed at the vast number of Orchids and plants in these stunningly beautiful gardens.
Sentosa is a resort island in Singapore that is a popular vacation destination. Like many other islands, there is some amazing weather and beautiful beaches. Over five million people a year visit the island and there is lots to do to keep everybody busy. By far the number one attraction on the entire island is the Sentosa Orchid Gardens. When visiting the island, these gardens are a can't miss and there is so much to explore.
Located at the highest hill in Singapore, the Sentosa Orchid Gardens was inaugurated by the Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. There is so much to see in the garden that it is tough to figure out where to begin. The sheer amount of plants and orchids will leave many visitors wondering how it is possible to have so many all in one place. A good place to start is with the varieties of orchids in the garden. There are over 60,000 different species of orchids and over 2,000 species of hybrid plants in the gardens.
After checking out some of the thousands of different species of orchids and plants on the outside, move to the inside and check out the Orchid house. The inside is a Glass Conservatory that has one of the most interesting displays of elegant and rare orchids. There are so many Orchids here that the inside is considered an Orchid Plantation.
This site is known as the National Orchid Gallery due to its unique collection of various plants and trees. There are 20,000 different types of plants that makes it one of the most unique in all of the world. Among the other interesting things to see are the species of the pineapple family. Tourists are certain to enjoy the pineapple family in what is the most unique aspect of the Sentosa Orchid Gardens.
After spending a few hours in the Sentosa Orchid Gardens, be sure to grab a souvenir or two on the way out as a way to remember the time spent in this magnificent garden in the tropical paradise that is Curacao.
After visiting the gardens, stop into one of the fine restaurants for a delicious meal.