Relax at Lower Cheung Sha Beach
If you want to 'get away from it all' then Lower Cheung Sha beach in South Lantau is the place to go. This beach has wonderful views of Lantau's hills and is also home to some fabulous laidback beach restaurants.
About Lower Cheung Sha Beach
Lower Cheung Sha beach is a peaceful spot on the South of Lantau Island, with not a highrise in sight, a visit here is good for the soul. The sand is soft, the views are green and peaceful, and the water is great for swimming and watersports. You’ll feel like you’re really getting back to nature when the local buffalo wander through (usually in the late afternoon).
The beach here has a showers and changing rooms, and lifeguards are present from April to October. You can check the latest water quality information from the government here.
You can reach Lower Cheung Sha beach by car (there is some parking), taxi or bus from Tung Chung. From Tung Chung take bus 11, 23, or A35.
Or take the ferry from Central to Mui Wo and get a taxi or take bus 1, 2, 3 or 4.
Note that there are no bus stop signposts and there’s also an Upper Chueng Sha stop which could cause confusion. So be sure to ask for LOWER Cheung Sha and ask for help if you’re unsure where to get off.
Glamping & Watersports
Longcoast Seasports rent out all kinds of watersports equipment including bodyboards, SUP, surfboards and kayaks. If you’re keen to try but need a little direction, lessons are also available. You can also hire lifejackets, deckchairs and umbrellas here. If you’d like to try wakeboarding here’s your chance, a $1,600 wakeboarding package includes all the gear and instruction.
Longcoast also have comfortable safari tents, caravans and rooms available if you’d like to stay overnight. The safari tent campsites have a small playground and trampoline for the kids. You can hire a BBQ complete with food or bring your own sausages! The overnight stay package includes watersports equipment rental and is a really fun and affordable way to take a ‘staycation’ in Hong Kong.
Eating & Drinking
This small but well stocked store has all your beach essentials, a good selection of food (great if you’re camping), beers and wines. As well as that, they also have a nice terrace with a view of the beach and sell freshly brewed coffees and snacks. The best thing about this place though is the BBQs! Contact them in advance to arrange a BBQ package for a group of friends, they’ll tailor the food to your budget and preferences.
Tuck in to some excellent thin and crispy pizzas and delicious Italian food while you watch the waves roll in. You can also grab a pizza takeaway for those days when you’re too busy messing about in the water to take a long lunch break.
The most upmarket option on Lower Cheung Sha, this al fresco restaurant serves all your favourites including burgers, fish & chips, salads, steaks and more. They also have an appealing kids menu.
Only open on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, this place serves really good fish & chips to takeaway.
The friendly staff at this laidback beachfront restaurant serve up a tasty mix of Western and Asian dishes, cocktails and beers.