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Sunday beach day

After talking to a number of people about a good beach to go to this one came out tops. I took a taxi which was easier and didn't cost too much from Kowloon. The most popular... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

After talking to a number of people about a good beach to go to this one came out tops. I took a taxi which was easier and didn't cost too much from Kowloon. The most popular part of the beach is to the left and when I walked down to the right it wasn't as clean. Relaxed, read and slept... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

During the last day of our trip to HK, we decided to relax and recharge before our trip back home at a local beach. Shek O beach is very easily accessible from HK: take the MTR blue line to Shau Kei Wan, exit to A3 (bus station), walk to bus stop no 9 and for only 6.90 $hk hop on... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Beach can be reached from Shau kei Wan MTR station by a bus, there are red mini bus' in transit too. The beach is clean and clear, however it is very crowded. The beach is known mostly for its barbeque. Its waves are good for surfing. All in all it is indeed a good visit for travellers, its best... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

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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Taipei, Taiwan
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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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Johnstone, Scotland
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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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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Chicago, Illinois
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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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