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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take MTR to Shau Kei Wan on the Island line then hop on a bus (#9) to Shek O. Sit upstairs and enjoy the approximately 30 min double-decker ride through the Aberdeen Tunnel and then the windy road to Shek O, a quaint village with...More

Thank AlvinNarod
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of atmosphere and set-up I was expecting in Stanley (which disappointed me), with a laid back feel and beautiful beach. Best on the island? Maybe, it runs Repulse Bay close. Worth coming here for the sea and sand alone but wandering...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Shek O is one of the must visit places of Hong Kong. It is easily reachable by city bus (route # 9) or the green mini bus from Chai wan. Water quality is not good, a bit polluted but fair enough for swimming. It is...More

Thank Jyotirmoy D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I enjoyed our quick stop there while touring this side of the Island. We saw it in the same trip as Repulse Bay and Stanley. It fit in well as a place to visit too. It was quiet, quaint, not really very commercial and very...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We came to Shek O at 11 AM on a Saturday and had no real crowd at Shek O. (see photo) As soon as we got out of our taxi we were greeted by someone offering to rent us a beach umbrella for $60 HKD....More

1  Thank JSB1979
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I visited on a weekend as it is not so crowded. If you looking for a place laz around, not much shopping as only few shops, I would say this is the place. The water is clear, the air is fresh. There is a cafe/restaurant...More

Thank Leslie3663
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Nice quiet place to get away from the hectic city ambience. Easily reached from shau kei wan MTR, take bus 9. If you like hiking, take the dragon back hike trail. Beach, go to the beach area. Very scenic scenery, but price here are expensive,...More

1  Thank Leo B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Says it all...do not go to Shek-O during the holidays or weekend. We went there by bus inadvertently....original plan was to get off at the penitentiary to do the Dragon Back hike but the instructions found on the web was way off. It said to...More

1  Thank travelinggeo
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I've beeen in Hong kong several times and just in my last visit i went in the south part and " discovered " this nice place .. Shek O Beach ! To reach it it takes less than 1 hour ! From Admiralty get MRT...More

Thank Bucefalo_Simi
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The location was great. Hard to believe this place is just on the other side of Hong Kong island. It's like being in a completely different country. The only downside is the wait for the bus. It can get pretty daunting and tiring before you...More

Thank Finemind1st
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hazem h
18 June 2017|
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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!
22 June 2016|
Response from MoeavaH | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's great place to go with kids.