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Shek O

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“nice beach”(19 reviews)
“big wave bay”(12 reviews)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 June 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...More

12  Thank Ian47
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Went there with a lady friend quite early in the evening. There was only one other table of people in the restaurant - all men, eating and drinking and making quite a noise. Since I can also speak Chinese, it soon became apparent to me...More

5  Thank scugnizzoHongKong
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful village and beach on the east side of HK Island. Take a bus ride around the island to this secluded spot; you'd never know you're in Hong Kong! A few nice restaurants off the road between the bus terminus and the beach.

1  Thank AlvinNarod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last week for the day. The scenery on the way is spectacular through mountains. Beach was very quiet. Some work going on in various places due to last months typhoon, therefore a few piles of driftwood etc to still clear. Weather was overcast...More

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Try to fine the cave closer to the beach It’s so nice and can be dangerous as the waves can hit harder and comes in close to you The lights house is a place for pictures The beach is nice and few places to have...More

Thank MathishaY1
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is where I would go after the hike to the Dragon's Back. Sitting by the beach sipping a bottle of beer.

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We came to Shek O village in a very rainy day. Yet, the views were beatiful! We reached the beach side and then climbed a little bit up to the hill, via the Lovers' Bridge (taking the path toward Tai Tau Chau). On the top...More

Thank Rina L
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We explored this area by foot, and really enjoyed it. We wished the weather had been better so we could have enjoyed it more.

1  Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 8 August 2018

On 21 July 2018, the writer went to Shek O by taking metro to Sheu Kei Wan station and then bus No. 9 to the final stop in the early morning. There were facilities such as toilet, fresh water shower bath and changing room. After...More

1  Thank Wilfred P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice spot HK getaway. A bit far but worth the trip. A petty they took the barbecue. Can be a bit crowded on weekends or public holidays. Nice relaxed atmosphere and with good restaurant options around.

2  Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Shek O is the perfect example of what amazes me about Hong Kong! You would never know you're just a couple of miles away from the concrete jungle that is Hong Kong island. This is definitely a touristy area (if you're looking for more essential...More

4  Thank Ron M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I have been on this beach during the trail from Chai Wan - Shek O - Dragon's Back - Chai Wan. Its a small fishing village typical beach with gold sand surrounded by big and smaller rocks. They even have a lifeguard here! At the...More

Thank Glenn M
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Response from Gerardo R | Reviewed this property |
It deppends on what are you planning, the beach is small and the waves are just perfect for surf but, is kinda far away and there is just 1 bus once in a while during day so if you are planning to stay the whole night there... More
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Response from Bucefalo_Simi | Reviewed this property |
well why not? short bus ride and you are in a quiet place , beach, fewe shops, nice atmosphere!