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Shek O

Address: South Side, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #49 of 394 Attractions in Hong Kong
4.0 of 5 stars 97 Reviews
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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Hong Kong Region, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

石澳is my first bbq when i small Lt is far away from city 附近also provides bbq food drink It is easy to buy It also have nice beach for swimming, It is good for relex

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Singapore
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47 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Beach is beautiful with clean sand, but really small. You can walk from one end to the other end in 5 minutes. Nice view. We went in Dec, too cold to dip in. There's toilet facilities. Nothing else. Take bus 9 from Shau Kei Wan Subway all the way till terminal station.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This beach, although close to many things on HK Island, is not the best beach to head to in HK. Do NOT attend on a SUNDAY if you want to avoid massive crowds and lack of reliable public transportation. If you are strapped for time or are near the southside, this is a great retreat. Check out Cheung Chau Island... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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357 reviews 357 reviews
98 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A really nice getaway from the busy city of Hong Kong. Shek O has a beautiful beach, clear water, fresh air and was not too crowded when we visited. There are also some hiking walkways with nice landscape and viewpoints of the sea. Highly worth visiting if you're visiting Hong Kong and want a relaxed day at the beach. The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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120 reviews 120 reviews
14 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

You're in the city, it's hot and you want to get away. Then you think of Shek O, hail a cab, and in 20 minutes you are at the beach. It's about hk$160 from wanchai. Other option is MTR and bus, takes about 45 minutes (plenty of directions online) Shek O is one of the few beaches in HK that... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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117 reviews 117 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

The place can easily be reached by car and bus and offers plenty of places to eat from street stalls to simple restaurant - there's a good Thai at the central roundabout - but most people come for the beach. Which is nice and larger than the nearby Big Wave beach. Locals will rent you umbrellas and seats at reasonable... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Easy to get to shek o and cheap by bus. Umbrella hirers will collar you but if it isn't busy plenty of shade at the BBQ end, the water quality is ok but not of a high standard, a nice place to get away from the bustle.

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Hong Kong, China
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64 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great beach, big waves, plenty of options for food from plenty of restaurants to BBQ on the beach. Connected by bus to town through bus 9 from Shau Kei Wan and different minibus options

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

nice wide beach with fine sand and big waves, approx. 30 - 40 mins from Central. Great for a day trip!

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nice to have a BBQ. One of the best locations to go into the water, clear and some waves. Also in winter very warm and decent

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