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Address: South Side, Hong Kong, China
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nice beach

Great place for some barbecue party! This beach has a pleasing view. Just a bit crowded sometimes. Not always for the quiet/serene type of people.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very clean n easier to reach thru mtr n taking bus. Calmn place feel free visited here...enjoyed d view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great place for some barbecue party! This beach has a pleasing view. Just a bit crowded sometimes. Not always for the quiet/serene type of people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On this beach you can barely think you are in Hong Kong! The very attractive beach of fine sand is surrounded by verdant mountains and is very quiet. The beach is watched by lifeguards and loudspeaker announcements are made both in Chinese and English (for instance when waves are becoming too strong). You have several restaurants and shops in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a nice little village that looks like it's been untouched by the last 50 years. We went there after completing the Dragon's Back trail and it has important attractions like cold drinks, beer and noodles. The people are very friendly towards tourists and a nice little Buddhist temple worth a visit. Bus Number 9 ride back to Shau... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Take the MTR to Shau Kei Wan, leave by exit A3. Top of the stairs left into the bus station and go to stand 9 and take bus 9 to Shek O. Shek O is a small village with a few bars and restaurants. It's obviously being targeted by the wealthy as a number of the houses have been modernised.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Nice sandy beach with umbrellas and deckchairs to hire.The sea gets quite deep quickly Lifeguards on duty as the surf may get a little rough. The setting is lovely There are several restaurants around which vary in price expensive and affordable. There is a walk out to the headland a good place to take a picnic. Shek O easy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We took MTR and then taxi to the Shek O beaches and then took another taxi to an entrance to the famous trail called "Dragon's Back". It was a long trail and for a while we thought we were lost in the wilderness, but actually there was only one road and it was quite safe. The view was fantastic and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We took the double decker bus down to Shek O at the south of Hong Kong Island. The bus ride is a bargain at 6.90HKD with rural views over the bays. Shek O is unspoilt by touristy places and remains simple. The beach within the bay is an excellent place to unwind from the frenzy of Hong Kong.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Enjoy a great day at the beach as a break from city sightseeing. Very nice, wide and clean beach with clean water. Easy to get there - MRT Island line to Shau Kei Wan where there is a big buss station. Take Buss no 9 to end station and it's about 5 min walk to the beach. The buss ride... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you have the time and / or are living in Hong Kong or visiting for a prolonged period of time you should consider taking the trail from The Peak (on Hong Kong Island) to Shek O on the Southeast tip of the island. This is approximately 25km ride and it will allow you to meet the people of Hong... More 

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Address: South Side, Hong Kong, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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