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...

Pak Sha Wan

With enviable views, a handy location and big business in boats, Pak Sha Wan is a bustling village with a bright future. For a relatively small village, Pak Sha Wan has a lot going on:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Welcome to Hoi Ha Wan

Nicola Newbery takes us on a journey to north of Sai Kung Peninsula, Hoi Ha Wan, ‘the bay beneath the sea’. With an AFCD-estimated 45,000 visitors in 2015, Hoi Ha Wan is Hong Kong’s most...
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...

Tai Lam Wu

Carolynne Dear speaks to local resident Sara Hopkirk about Tai Lam Wu, a village that is full of surprises. Nestled roughly beneath Razor Hill and Fei Ngo Shan is the tiny village of Tai Lam Wu, or Big...

Mang Kung Uk

A guide to Mang Kung Uk. Although this string of little villages along Mang Kung Uk Road is not the prettiest area in Clearwater Bay, it is one of the most convenient. Handy for the bus routes...
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...
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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Hing Keng Shek

Nestled in the hills above Marina Cove, Hing Keng Shek is a pretty, peaceful village. That is, when workmen are not re-routing the road into the village, which seems to be neverending. On the plus...
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...

Developers take Tai Tan

Residents lose the battle against the bulldozers in Tai Tan, the last village in Sai Kung Country Park, as government plays the “indigenous” card. A year-long battle to stop a rural backwater in Sai Kung...
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