Looking to visit Sentosa for a beach getaway soon? From October 17, all visitors will be required to make a Sentosa beach booking in advance. This applies to peak periods, namely weekends and public holidays.

This new regulations comes after a statement released by Sentosa Development Corporation on Wednesday, Sept 23. The system is aimed at facilitating COVID-19 safe management measures. And it will be trialled for an initial period of three months. Adjustments will then be made based on public feedback.

All three of Sentosa’s beaches, Tanjong, Palawan, and Siloso, will be involved.

Sentosa said that the procedure is part of their efforts to enhance guest experience and safety, along with reducing queues and waiting times.

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The booking procedure

To make the Sentosa beach bookings, guests can pre-book their entry up to seven days before their intended beach visits. This is subjected to capacity limits. For visits commencing Oct 17, you can pre-book your visit on Oct 10.

Bookings can be made at this website. Guests may choose from two time slots to visit. This includes the morning slot of 8am to 1pm, or the afternoon slot from 2pm to 7pm.

You may make reservations for up to five people in each booking, after which you’ll receive an e-mail confirming your selected beach zone and time slot.

On the day of visit, all you have to do is to approach the beach entry kiosk and present your confirmation e-mail for verification. Following which, you’ll be issued wristbands for admission and may access the selected beach zone at any point during the reserved time slot.

The beaches have been segmented into seven zones, each with a capacity limit of 100 to 350. If you will not be visiting after making a booking, Sentosa reminds you to cancel the reservation so that other guests can visit. With Sentosa beach bookings, you can look forward to a safer beach experience.