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...

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...

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...

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...
tap mun

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...

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...
Tso Wo Hang

Tso Wo Hang

Handy for Sai Kung and Sha Tin, with a new paved village centre and a stunning view, Tso Wo Hang is on the up and up. Never one of Sai Kung’s prettiest villages, Tso Wo...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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....

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...
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Sai Kung Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

The results are in! It's that time of the year again when we celebrate the best things in Sai Kung, as voted by you. *****...