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Best things to do in Shek O Village, Hong Kong Island

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Establishment
“Great hike, and great views of both sides of the ridge. Definitely recommend!”
15local recommendations
Park
“Most popular hiking trek. Good views, many paths and easy to find the way - ask around.”
7local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“My favorite "city beach" in HK, about 25-30 min in a taxi. Good sand here compared to other beaches. Can head here after hiking Dragon's Back.”
18local recommendations
BBQ Joint
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“Pretty beach, on the island. You can hike here by doing the Dragon's Back trail.”
8local recommendations
Trail
“Hop on the MTR and get off at Shau Kei Wan and then take Bus 9 and get off 11 stops later at To Tei Wan to begin one of the most scenic hikes (two hours) on the island”
6local recommendations
Trail
“Popular with tourists, a good start to a very scenic but doable trail, plus ending at Big Wave Bay to cool off after a long hike. ”
5local recommendations
Trail
“One of the most famous hike of Hong Kong and not too difficult. Perfect for warm days because the hike finish on a beach.”
3local recommendations
Establishment
“Shek O is the default beach destination to head to when you don't want to go too far. About a 30 min taxi to the south side of the island. Large enough beach, can get crowded on hot days. In a fishing village with a few cool restaurants, bars etc so fun for a day on the beach then followed by drinks.”
2local recommendations
Establishment
“A quaint local pizza joint. Try out the 4-mushroom pizza and baked garlic cloves!”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
“The very relaxing restaurant on the beach where you can have a drink enjoying the sunset on the beach.”
2local recommendations
Route
1local recommendations
Establishment
“One of the best Thai restaurants in Hong Kong is just a few minutes away. Or, stop here after hiking Dragon's Back and recharge with a fresh, young coconut to drink!”
2local recommendations
Trail
“Easy and often breathtaking hike along Shek O peninsula. Discover Hong Kong.com has a clear description of how to get here. Well worth it!”
2local recommendations
Harbour / Marina
Route
1local recommendations
Route
“Walk uphill to the Headlands and past the temple for a picturesque path, winding through an uninhabited island with the sights and sounds of a the ocean waves crashing against the cliffs.”
1local recommendations