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Shek O

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Address: South Side, Hong Kong, China
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Lovely Bay

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Windsor, United Kingdom
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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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Austin
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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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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

SWIMS research center is allocated in a MARINE RESERVE (海岸保護區) where you are NOT allowed to go into the water and collection anything, it is only for research purpose!!! So please stop regarding there as tourist attraction.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The trip to Shek O beach took us about 30 minutes in a taxi from Wan Chai downtown. The Beach is named after the village itself. The 30 minute drive took us up and down the mountain, and the drive itself was very. One gets the birds eye view of the beach once you cross the mountain and start descending... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you have enough of the hustle and bustle of the city visit Shek O for a slice of old style HK. There are no skyscrapers, shopping malls or the constant traffic noise. A great day out for the family, with a beautiful beach and some great restaurants. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Lovely family day at the beach, hassle free. MTR to bus station and then no 9 bus, can use your octopus card, 20/30 min journey terminating at the beach or take a cab around £10 from bus station. Lovely white sandy beach, some big waves though, need to carefully supervise little ones. Very good , clean showers and toilets, some... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I did this with the dragons back hike, you can see my extensive review there, but basically to get here from Chai Wan station or the end of the hike is easy. 9 bus and about $7 HK each way have exact change. If you have trouble getting a bus a taxi will do I'd guess about $60HK from the... More 

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