phoenixscienter, contrary to a lot of the comments here, Reflections and especially The Caribbean are hardly out in the boondocks. I am intimately familiar with the area as I live about 2 bus stops further west.
The Caribbean is literally one bus stop from Harbourfront MRT and Reflections is next door to The Caribbean. These are both large condominiums
, so, depending on where your unit is positioned, there could be a fair walk to the condo
Reflections is brand new and architecturally very striking. All those pillars inside bother me too. It is still pretty empty and I'm sure prices are very negotiable. To commute into town, you'll have to walk out the gate, do down to the Caribbean and cross at the traffic lights to the bus on the opposite side of the road. From there you can either take any bus to the MRT (1 stop) or simply bus it into wherever you are working in the CBD. Coming home would mean either getting off at the Caribbean bus stop and walk forwards or getting off one step later and walking backwards.
The Caribbean is about 10 years older and more 'old fashioned' in appearance. But the apartments overlooking the marina and the waterways are really nice. The swimming pool is friggin' huge and I believe there is a very active kids and moms social scene going on there. The bus stop into town or the MRT is across the road and the bus stop going home is right outside the side gate.
overlook the sea/Keppel Marina and Sentosa. There is a seafront boardwalk right in front of these developments that links to a park connector at Labrador Park. You can literally walk from your home at either of these two condos to Mount Faber and beyond. It really is a beautiful stroll and I make a point of wandering along it at least once a month.
As I said, I live just slightly further west and my commute time from my home to my office in Tanjong Pagar is less than 25 minutes door-to-door. (In peak traffic.) Add about 10 more minutes to get into Raffles Place.
For what it's worth, if I had the money I'd be living in the Caribbean right now.
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