Repulse Bay Hong Kong – Golden sands

The Repulse Bay can be found in the South of Hong Kong and is one of the best beaches in the country. If you love sunny beach days during a vacation, a visit to the Repulse Bay is a must.

Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas or alternatively © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas, Hong Kong China Middle-Island-01, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas or alternatively © CEphoto, Uwe Aranas, Hong Kong China Middle-Island-01, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons


In the 19th century, there was a pirate attack at this bay, and the British Army defended the land and did not let the attackers gain control of the land. Thus, the bay was named Repulse Bay.


Now, this beach is known for its clear blue water and gentle waves. Many a tourist or local can be found lounging on the sand at any time of the day, and the water is the perfect temperature to dip into, ranging from 17 degrees to 25 degrees.


If you are residing at one of the Tsim Sha Tsui hotels the likes of Park Hotel Hong Kong, then the bay is less than one hour away.

What to expect

Give yourself one whole day at the beach. Pack up plenty of food and beverages, the usual beach essentials and make the trip to Repulse Bay. The evenings can get crowded at the beach, with youngsters tossing a ball around, but none of it will matter as you will get to view the gorgeous sunset the bay has to offer.

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting.


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