Sometimes the best cure for life’s stresses is just a short getaway to another place, just for a change of environment and to leave your daily reality behind. Of course, what a good getaway is is different for everyone, but usually, it involves sun, beaches, places to see, things to eat, and activities to do (and also alcohol if you drink). If you’re looking to leave Singapore for a few days of fun, here are a few exotic locations you can visit to satiate your wanderlust.

1. Bintan Island, Indonesia

A Bintan short getaway is perfect for Singaporeans because you don’t even need to get on a plane to get there. Located just a short 50-minute ferry ride away from Singapore, Bintan is perfect for a short beach getaway to just relax with your loved ones and hang out on the beach. That’s not it’s only attraction though; Bintan also has several interesting places you can visit to fill up your Instagram and make all followers jealous. The slow pace of life in Bintan will make you forget your worries, and if you stay with us at Club Med Bintan, there are numerous active things you can do as well if you are not a fan of purely lounging around. Choosing Club Med for your short Bintan getaway is also the most convenient option as you don’t have to hunt for food, alcohol, or activities (it’s all provided in the one price you pay!).

2. Cherating, Malaysia

If you’re bored of going to Johor or Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and don’t mind a bit of a drive, then consider Cherating as one of your short getaway locations other than Bintan. This cosy laid-back fishing village is small in size but is great for rejuvenating your mind and soul while you engage in water activities like yachting, surfing, snorkelling, and more. What’s more, you can even visit the turtle sanctuary there where you can touch cute little turtle hatchlings. If you go during certain months, you may even be able to observe the baby turtles being released into the sea at nighttime! There’s a Club Med resort here too so you can get a similar experience like in Club Med Bintan.

3. Bali, Indonesia

Culture and history lovers can also consider a short trip to the popular island of Bali, though you will need to get on a flight for this trip. Bali is an must-visit location with a vast range of different kinds of places to visit, including ancient temples, sacred waters, gorgeous rice fields, and beautiful beaches. It can get pretty crowded in some areas, especially nightlife hotspots like Kuta, so if it’s peak season and you want a more relaxing or calmer short getaway, Bintan is probably a better bet.

4. Thailand in General

There isn’t anyone who doesn’t know that Thailand is a popular tourist destination, and this applies to most of the nation, whether it’s Krabi, Phuket, Bangkok, Ko Samui, or other regions. There’s always something to see, eat, or participate in here in this part of the world, be they crazy parties on the beach, shopping till you drop, food hunts in the city, island hopping, and more. People who visit Thailand also know that the hospitality and warmth from the locals is something that is fantastic to experience. Choose Thailand for your short getaway if you want a more adventurous trip with a lot to do; however, it’s best to enjoy most regions for more days beyond a weekend trip.

All in all, we still recommended Club Med Bintan as your top choice for a short getaway, mainly due to its close distance to Singapore. Of course, if you want to go elsewhere but maintain the convenience of Club Med’s all-inclusive packages, then you’ll be happy to know that we have resorts in Cherating, Bali, Phuket, and other Asian/international destinations as well. Whether it’s a short trip or one for you to take the time to smell the roses, Club Med can give you the best experience you will have on your vacation.