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Shek O Beach, Hong Kong

4.3
A contrast to Hong Kong's tall skyscrapers and big business, the seaside village of Shek O Beach shows the island's other side: pleasant beaches, a relaxed pace, and nature to explore. The area is even home to a prehistoric rock carving, depicting geometric designs and animals. Seemingly untouched by the arrival of the British, this little town has a stronger Chinese feel to it, with narrow lanes, colorful houses, and small temples. A hike up to a popular viewpoint affords a panoramic view of the coastline below. Use our Hong Kong trip itinerary planning site to visit Shek O Beach on your trip to Hong Kong, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • such a perfect place to go for hiking and I also enjoyed cooling off after the hike at the beach. I did spend about 3 hours hiking and and 1 hour at the beach. I wish I had more time to explore  more »
  • This beach is easily accessible by train to Shau Kei Wan mtr stop and the by bus no. 9. The beach is fully serviced in that there’s a life guard on duty, rinse off facilities, toilets for changing...  more »
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  • Nice beach 🏝 but parking is usually an issue. Thai restaurant is a reliable spot for a meal. Umbrellas and beach 🪑 chairs can be rented. Changing rooms and the waves 🌊 are free. Nicer to visit in the fall when the crowds thin out. The village is a nice walk.
  • Beautiful beach and can be reached by buses easily. Ideal place for family activities and picnic.

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35 days in China BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in Hong Kong BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Hong Kong BY A USER FROM ISRAEL December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Hong Kong BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 55 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Hong Kong BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, kids, popular sights Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
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