Check Out these Locals’ Favorite Beaches in Hong Kong
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Check Out Locals’ Favorite Beaches in Hong Kong

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During hot and humid days, we crave some fun under the sun by visiting beaches, islands, or hidden paradise. Whether you’re on an extended vacay or a weekend escapade, this article will help you to find the best island destinations featuring locals’ favorite beaches in Hong Kong.

Big Wave Bay

Known as the perfect surfing spot in Hong Kong, Big Wave Bay gives a surfer vibe whether you’re a first-timer or a professional. Compared to Shek O, this beach is tucked away in the eastern end of Hong Kong island.

While relaxing, there are other activities you can enjoy like watching the surfers, eating barbecues, and dining in nearby restaurants.

Big Wave Bay Hong Kong

Clearwater Bay

Embark on an adventure at Clearwater Bay and its nearby coveted territories. Located in the town of Sai Kung, this beach in Hong Kong provides the friendliest family activities including hiking, kite flying, seaside walks, family barbecues, skateboarding, picnics, and indoor playrooms for toddlers.

If you’re looking for some extracurricular fun for your kids, there are programs for children of all ages including gymnastics, soccer, dance, ice skating, and horse riding lessons.



Golden Beach

If you’re looking for a pristine beach with crystal waters, Golden Beach is the perfect destination. This is also considered the longest beach in Hong Kong that stretches through Castle Peak Bay and spans 1,788 feet.

Despite its artificial sand, beachgoers love lying in the soft seashore with a towel and sun umbrella. For those who are thinking of going to Golden Beach, it is preferable to visit on weekdays to avoid the crowd or arrive early on weekends to acquire the best spot.

Ham Tin Wan

Considered one of the hidden beaches in Hong Kong, Ham Tin Wan's picturesque beach is an ideal place to relax after hiking. Surrounded by mountains and terrains, the beach is not always too crowded and is a perfect spot for surfing.

It is recommended to spend a day trip at Ham Tin Want but others love to camp overnight.

Long Ke Wan Beach

Claimed to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the Long Ke Wan Beach is located in Sai Kung near the hills of the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark.

The beach features rustic surroundings and is far from civilization which means there are no restaurants or cafés within the area. Some tourists choose to buy drinks from vendors at Sai Kung.

Long Ke Won Hong Kong



Repulse Bay Beach

This has been one of the locals’ favorite beaches in Hong Kong because of the clean water and public facilities.

Residents and tourists are free to relax and swim on the beach with lifeguards on duty to ensure everyone’s safety. However, visitors have to pay for the parking space.

Other attractions you can check out are Victoria Peak, Ocean Park, and Aberdeen.

Repulse Bay Beach

Shek O Beach

Shek O Beach is likely the most popular beach in Hong Kong because it is accessible and is perfect for nature-living beachgoers. Its name means “rocky bay” when translated in English, but the beach is generally peaceful as the waves are almost always calm.

This is also one of the locals’ favorite as throngs of beachgoers visit, especially on weekends. In this case, some people stay on the Shek O Back Beach, which is quite smaller and not as attractive as the front beach area. But the best thing about the back beach is that it is dog-friendly and there’s also an available bar that serves refreshments.

Shek O Beach

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