Singapore has a diverse range of neighbourhoods to appeal to the different preferences and lifestyles of singles. Whether you’re an expat or local looking to live on your own in a co-living place or other rented options, here are some places to consider each with its own unique charm.
1. Tanjong Pagar
Known for its nightlife, Tanjong Pagar boasts a bustling F&B scene with plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes. You’ll find local fare as well as a plethora of international cuisines such as Japanese, French and Korean. Tanjong Pagar also has easy access to public transport and is in close proximity to the central business district.
2. Robertson Quay and River Valley
Robertson Quay and River Valley are fairly close to the CBD area as well as Orchard Road. In particular, Robertson Quay is a trendy spot with a lot of riverside restaurants, bars and clubs and is the perfect place to chill out after work. If you live around this area, you can look forward to daily walks or jogs along the river.
3. Holland Village
Affectionately known as “Holland V”, Holland Village is popular with expats and locals alike. It has a bohemian vibe with an eclectic mix of al fresco and indoor dining options and a multitude of international cuisines. You’ll be spoilt for choice with so many restaurants, cafes, artisanal bakeries, and dessert shops there.
4. East Coast
The East Coast area has a more laid back vibe compared to the rest of Singapore. If you stay around Marine Parade or Bayshore areas, you’ll have easy access to the beach and coastline parks. This is a great option for singles who enjoy outdoor activities such as jogging, cycling or walking.
5. Katong and Joo Chiat
Katong is known for its rich Peranakan heritage. Its many shophouses offer a blend of tradition and modernity. There are trendy cafes, a wide range of eateries, unique retail stores and other activities for those who appreciate history and culture. You’ll never get bored exploring the area.
If you’re considering where to live as a single in Singapore, you’ll need to account for factors such as proximity to work, lifestyle preferences, transport options and budget. Choose a place that aligns with your individual preferences and needs.
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