One of Singapore best kept secrets, Lazarus Island is part of a group of islets collectively known as Singapore’s Southern Islands. The island has lush greenery as well as a sandy beach forming a bay on one side which featuring an eagle shaped stretch of white, sandy beach and clear blue water which was known as the Eagle Bay. Relatively calm waters fill the bay where you can immerse yourself in the sun, go for a swim, or partake in some water sports. The waters in Lazarus islands’ bay is relative clear on some days. The pristine coast on Lazarus islands beat any beach on the main Singapore islands or the highly commercialised beaches on Sentosa. Lazarus island also has a well maintained jetty where you can simply step onto the island without getting yourself wet. There are currently no direct ferry to the island and the only way you can access the island directly is by a private boat and it is the perfect spot to anchor and enjoy your day in style.
St. John's Island is another popular destination for yachts, rich in natural fauna and flora, both in and out of water. It is located approximately 6.5 km to the south of the main island of Singapore. This 40.5 hectare hilly island is a great go to island if you would like to seek some adventure and do some sports. The island has swimming lagoons, beaches, picnic grounds, trekking routes and soccer fields. Saint John’s Island is a great fishing spot for fishing enthusiast where you can pretty easily catch some fish and many species of fish can be found here, especially reef fishes such as tusk fishesThe island is also a haven for a host of flora and fauna, and is popular for weekend visits.. It is not only a fun place to fish but also a relaxing retreat from city life.
Kusu Island is one of the Southern Islands in Singapore, located about 5.6 kilometres off the Straits of Singapore. The name Kusu means “Tortoise” or “Turtle” in Chinese; the island is also known as Peak Island or Pulau Tembakul in Malay. Kusu Island is popular for its lagoons, pristine beaches and tranquil settings. You can make a wish at the wishing well or see the Tortoise Sanctuary. For a dose of nature, the swimming lagoons and beaches are at close quarters. Snorkel here and you may even spot a sea turtle if you are lucky.
Pulau Hantu is a favourite haunt for fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts because of its sheltered beaches, swimming lagoons and inviting waters. The islands are also popular with campers and day-trippers who are looking for a unique outdoor experience. The rare giant clam and the seahorse can sometimes be seen at the spot.