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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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

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
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We go here every Sunday with our dog (beware of local dogs there - they mostly mind their own business but I have heard of incidents). Peaceful place away from the city chaos. Our favorite place to eat is the Thai restaurant at the corner...More

Thank P D
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We came for a BBQ and swim whilst the weather was super hot and would highly recommend Lui's Family Beach BBQ (luisfamilyATnetvigator.com), set up on the left hand side of the beach. Your BBQ rental includes the grill, table and chairs, bin, tongs, charcoal and...More

Thank SuttonLJ
Reviewed 12 April 2017

we walked down to Shek O from our Dragon's back height. Very nice little village - not developed which for Hong Kong was very refreshing. The beach was empty - I think the cloudy windy weather would have a lot to do with that! Well...More

Thank CapeTownCapetown
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a bit less touristy, and is on HK island. From the metro station, you still have to catch a RMB100 taxi. I would suggest rather catching a taxi from Admirality as it is also a R120 taxi fare, and does not involve you...More

Thank adz_702
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice sandy broad and long beach. Very eager hawkers of chairs and parasols. Big Wave Beach, 2 km down the road, is much more isolated, pristine and private. Both have shark barriers.

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hazem h
Is it convenient in a rainy day?
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!
do u recommed to go to shek o with kids ?
22 June 2016|
Response from MoeavaH | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's great place to go with kids.