Hoi Ha

Hoi Ha is about as far-flung as a village can be in Sai Kung and still be on the beaten track. Located literally at the end of the road in Sai Kung Country Park, visitors...

Po Toi O

Some places just ooze charm – even on a gloomy Wednesday afternoon. Po Toi O is not smart, wealthy or particularly beautiful, but it’s always a pleasure to be there. After all, what’s not...

Shek O

What it is: Set around a rocky headland between two beaches, Shek O is an eccentric, laid-back seaside destination about as far from the city madness as it is possible to get on Hong Kong...

Yan Chau Tong (Double Haven)

Double Haven doesn't feel like Hong Kong. Dozens of deserted, curiously shaped islands lie peacefully on the tranquil sea like green jewels on a clean blue cloth. But this is not Thailand or Malaysia....

Ultimate guide to High Island

Exploring High Island.   A favourite Sunday destination for junk trippers and hikers, High Island or Leung Sheun Wan, was once an island in Sai Kung East Country Park. In 1979, it was connected to the...
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum and Village

Village Focus: Sheung Yiu

Take a visit to the hidden repurposed village, Sheung Yiu Although many have crossed the Pak Tam Chung barriers, few have ventured to the nearby Sheung Yiu Village. The Hakka village is located along the...
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Village Focus: Tap Mun

Visiting Tap Mun (Grass Island)  Eric Ho visits the grassy island with two names. Tap Mun is located off the northeastern corner of the Sai Kung Peninsula, sat within the opening of Long Harbour. Tap Mun...

Village Focus: Yim Tin Tsai

We pay a visit the revitalised village. Like many remote Sai Kung villages, Yim Tin Tsai is a small island which has succumbed to the perils of village abandonment. But fast forward to the present day...

Village Focus: Tai Mong Tsai

Tai Mong Tsai: Barbecues, greenery and battlegrounds Tai Mong Tsai has become a favourite weekend destination for many families in Hong Kong. Situated along the southern edge of Sai Kung West Country Park, Tai Mong...
Tai Wan Tau Village

Tai Wan Tau

A village caught in time, tiny Tai Wan Tau sits peacefully on the edge of Clearwater Bay, writes resident Alison Monge. A traditional Hakka village, Tai Wan Tau in Clearwater Bay largely remains the preserve...

Yan Yee Road village

Yan Yee Road Village is Sai Kung in microcosm. Winding steeply up from the sea deep into the hills of the country park, it has a little bit of everything we love best about...

Pak Sha O

  Abandoned by locals and restored by expats, Pak Sha O village retains its historic charm. Pak Sha O, which literally translates as ‘white sand cove’, is a small village surrounded by lush greenery, hidden in...

Ngau Liu

With a close-knit community, pools and parking, Ngau Liu ticks all the boxes for resident Becky Merrett. With a close-knit community, pools and parking, Ngau Liu ticks all the boxes for resident Becky Merrett. After almost 10...

10 Movies filmed in Sai Kung

Hong Kong has appeared in its fair share of films since World War II. Its vibrant cityscapes and idyllic countryside pop up in numerous big-budget Hollywood epics and Hong Kong feature films alike. Some of...
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Village Focus: Tui Min Hoi

Where? Tui Min Hoi Head to the waterfront at the end Sai Kung old town, look out across the water, past the numerous parked boats - and there you’ll find Tui Min Hoi, a quiet...
Razor Hill

Razor Hill

It may not be as pretty as Lobster Bay or as smart as the Giverny, but Razor Hill has a certain charm. It’s not village living, but it’s a great location if you’re looking...

The Giverny

Sai Kung magazine takes a peek around the award-wining development. The original Giverny - home of artist Claude Monet - is in northern France. But we reckon the great impressionist painter would have been very...

Village focus : Sai Wan Tsuen

This month, we head out to the far-flung Sai Kung village. Located out on the eastern side of Sai Kung East Country Park, the village sits in the bay of Sai Wan and has a...

Ho Chung at the movies

  New film Big Blue Lake is an ode to Ho Chung, where its director, Jessey Tsang Tsui-shan, grew up. She talks to Coco Marett about homecoming. It’s not often that Sai Kung appears on the...

Village Focus: Kei Ling Ha

Tucked on the innermost shore of northern Sai Kung’s Three Fathoms Cove, Kei Ling Ha is a quiet waterside haven, home to various precious flora and fauna. Situated on Sai Sha Road, on the...
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Interview with Tony Cheng, artist and organiser of Sai Kung Art and About

We sat down with Tony Cheng, local artist and organiser behind Sai Kung Art and About to find out what inspired the art fair and...

Escape the Christmas crowd with a trip to Sharp Island

Tara Smyth escapes Christmas fever by heading to the hills It’s December! The festive season is upon us. The shops are bulging with Christmas shoppers...

Walkies – Pak Kong Au Road

Sai Kung resident Sarah Rock shares her favourite dog walk. Haven’t got time for a long hike, but want to see breathtaking views? This is...