Repulse Bay, Hong Kong

Repulse Bay, Hong Kong (must see)

The Repulse Bay is located in the southern end of Hong Kong Island. The bay area consists of a beach, and the Repulse Bay residential community, which was built on the former site of Hong Kong's famous Repulse Bay Hotel. The beach is a popular tourist destination in Hong Kong with visitors flocking its shores throughout the year.

The Repulse Bay Beach was made during the 1910s. The beach has been artificially extended and many attractions have been added over time to attract tourists. The climate of the region is temperate enough to attract visitors even in the middle of winter, as the temperature seldom drops below 15-20 degrees Celsius.

The Repulse Bay Hotel was a famous landmark in Hong Kong where many celebrities and royalty stayed. It was built in 1920 and became a favorite holiday spot for locals and tourists alike. Actor Marlon Brando and famous writers like Noel Coward and George Bernard Shaw were just a few amongst many celebrities who stayed at the hotel. Spain’s Crown Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia also spent their honeymoon at the hotel. Among other royal guests here have been Prince Peter of Greece and Prince Axel of Denmark. In 1982, the Repulse Bay residential community was built at the site of the former hotel.

Why You Should Visit:
One of the most astounding landscapes where, on one side, you will find skyscrapers, and on the other side, the expansive sea views with sunsets as beautiful as you can see anywhere in the world.

Tip:
Find out the bus schedule and go by bus – it will be a fun trip.
From there, you can take the coastal walk to Deep Water Bay. If you wish to go further afield, you can walk on to Aberdeen. Along the way, you will see some of the attractions at Ocean Park in the not-too-far distance.
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Repulse Bay on Map

Sight Name: Repulse Bay
Sight Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: The Repulse Bay Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Create Your Own Walk in Hong Kong

Create Your Own Walk in Hong Kong

Creating your own self-guided walk in Hong Kong is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
The Repulse Bay Walking Tour

The Repulse Bay Walking Tour

Located on the southern shore of the Hong Kong island, next to Aberdeen Harbor, the Repulse Bay is famous for its clean beach. As of recently it has been rated one of the most expensive housing areas in Hong Kong. A walking tour around the Bay will take you far from the hustle of busy districts to the relaxing and quiet spots for a good time. Below are some of the nice places to see in the Repulse...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay Walk

Wan Chai and Causeway Bay Walk

Wan Chai District is well known for its shopping places and skyscrapers that lie adjacent to its rustic streets and picturesque corners. It is adjacent to the Causeway Bay region that has many shopping complexes and is a popular destination among tourists. Pay attention to the next list, where the most accessible attractions are compiled in an interesting walking tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
Western - Central District Orientation Walk

Western - Central District Orientation Walk

The Central and Western areas of Hong Kong are often referred to as one large district. It has the second highest household income in the territory, being famous for housing the majority of Hong Kong's skyscrapers, office towers and historic sites. This tour features some of the area's most notable attractions. To find out more about Western-Central District of Hong Kong, follow this...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Hong Kong without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Hong Kong, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Kowloon Orientation Walk, Hong Kong

Kowloon Orientation Walk, Hong Kong

One of the most famous parts of Hong Kong, the Kowloon district is also one of the most densely populated on the planet, having streets packed with shops and diners. Located north of the Hong Kong island, Kowloon can be described as the mirror of Central Hong Kong, featuring great places to view the night skyline from. Some of the most popular attractions to shop or see in Kowloon are listed...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Colonial Buildings in Central Hong Kong

Colonial Buildings in Central Hong Kong

Having been a British colony for over a century, Hong Kong has kept many of its colonial buildings until today. The majority of these old buildings are in the Central district of Hong Kong; some of them have been declared national heritage objects. Check out the list below.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km

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