It ain’t my first Yacht ride, but it’s an all-time awesome one!
Shawn and I were invited onboard The Admiral for a quick getaway trip to Lazarus Island. The Admiral is one of the many yachts you can charter at Marina at Keppel Bay. It has a beautiful luxurious interior and a spacious deck. There were 16 of us (excluding crew members) onboard and there was still plenty of room! Being the nature lovers that we are, Shawn and I spent most of our journey time on the main deck, soaking in the sea breeze and island views.
We did take some time to explore The Admiral’s saloon and its 3 cabins though! The entire space was aesthetically designed to a classic European feel and it felt like a good place to host parties or simply to chill with friends. I’m a neat freak and it makes me happy to see that everything was kept spick and span.
In case you’ve not been to Lazarus Island, I highly recommend that you make a trip there. They have one of the best beaches in Singapore, with clearer waters than what you get in East Coast or Sentosa! If you like having a ‘private beach’ to yourself, that’s the place to go.
To supply your beach entertainment needs, The Admiral even comes with 2 double kayaks, a BBQ grill, beach toys for the kids, a floating mat and even a sound system! Getting to Lazarus on your own can be a hassle, but with a yacht charter, everything’s taken care of.
Right now, Marina at Keppel Bay has some pretty attractive charter promotions going on.
You can charter a 15pax package on The Admiral or any third party yacht to receive a $50.00 dining voucher from one of the restaurants at Marina at Keppel Bay. A 20pax or above package entitles you to a $100.00 dining voucher. If you’re looking to host a small party, rates start from as low as $750+ for a 2-hour sail for 10pax. or dockside at only $300+ for 4 hours with 10pax.
Once you’ve gotten your dining voucher from the yacht charter, be sure to visit one of the mouth-watering restaurants within Marina at Keppel Bay. Shawn and I headed for Sushi Jiro at Keppel Bay, which serves up authentic Japanese cuisine specialising in fresh handpicked produce air-flown up to 4 times a week from Japan. Shawn and I love Japanese food, and you could see the sparkle in Shawn’s eyes when the tantalising food arrived.
One of our favourite dishes was the wagyu beef which was a savoury and succulent delight – I enjoyed each and every bite of it… If only I could have it all to myself! We also had a variety of sashimi, each piece fresh and sweet. Their grilled dishes, such as the unagi, were also really good.
All in all, Sushi Jiro at Keppel Bay is a must-visit for lovers of Japanese food! If you’re looking to head there soon, you’re in luck!
Now, are you all ready to set sail?
Marina at Keppel Bay
By Thien Qiyun