Hong Kong Neighbourhoods: Tung Chung, Lantau

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Everything You Need to Know About Moving to or Living in Tung Chung!

Tung Chung Town Centre features a variety of shops, restaurants, a cinema and entertainment facilities centered around the Citygate development; as well as, transportation to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island.  Tung Chung (東涌 in Chinese characters) is known for its convenience as it is in close proximity to the airport and MTR.  Tung Chung to Central is only 30 minutes by MTR.

Citygate Outlets is at the heart of this new town, developed in conjunction with the Tung Chung MTR Station and bus terminus, and provides a focal point to the town. The Tung Chung Citygate Outlets have many factory outlets of high-end brands and other brands as well offering huge discounts in 500,000 square feet (46,000 m²) of shopping, entertainment, and food outlets spread across five floors.  A square outside the mall contains a special fountain, which performs a musical show regularly.

Fu Tung Shopping Centre, Yat Tung Shopping Centre and Caribbean Square are three additional shopping centers in Tung Chung.

Both Chinese and Western foods are readily available at the many food outlets in Tung Chung. For something more unusual, one can enjoy a meal at a temple behind the Tung Chung Battery and a restaurant in Po Lin Monastery, which serves vegetarian food.  Additionally, there are restaurants and bars offering Asian and European dishes near the Ngong Ping cable car terminal.

Tung Chung has a wide array of housing available!  Some of the estates include:  Tung Chung Crescent, Seaview Crescent, Coastal Skyline, La Rossa, Le Bleu, Le Bleu Deux, Caribbean Coast, La Mer and The Visionary (coming soon)!

Tung Chung Crescent is comprised of 8 towers totaling 2,158 flats averaging 829 sqft (77 sq.m.)  The facilities include:  Children’s play room, club house, conference/function room, fitness room games room, gymnasium, Jacuzzi, reading lounge, sauna, squash courts, sun deck, outdoor swimming pool, table tennis and tennis courts.

Seaview Crescent has 4 towers which includes 1,536 flats.  The average size is 71 sq. m.  The clubhouse consists of a badminton court, squash court, tennis court, basketball court, billiard room, function room, games room, gym, Jacuzzi, playground and swimming pool.

Coastal Skyline has 5 high-rise towers, totaling 3,370 flats.  The average size is 807 sqft or (75 sq.m.). Coastal Skyline has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool in the clubhouse plus a children’s play area, tennis courts, squash court, basketball court, billiard room, gym, bowling alley, sauna and several spacious outdoor children’s play area.

La Rossa is part of Coastal Skyline and has 2 towers high-rise.  It shares the same facilities as Coastal Skyline.

Le Bleu is also part of Coastal Skyline but has a separate entrance.  It has 6 mid-rise towers.  Residents also share the facilities with Coastal Skyline.

Le Bleu Deux has 41 houses and like La Rossa and Le Bleu, they all share the clubhouse.

Caribbean Coast consists of 13 high-rise towers, plus 56 houses.  There are approximately 5,336 flats with the average size being 818 sqft (76 sq.m.)  Caribbean Coast offers both indoor and outdoor children’s play areas, club house, conference/function room, fitness room, games room, Jacuzzi, music room, reading lounge, sauna, shuttle bus, steam rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

La Mer is part of the Caribbean Coast family.  It was completed in 2011 and is made up of 56 houses located along the Tung Chung Waterfront with panoramic sea views.    It also has a resort-style landscaped garden including a wonderful outdoor play area for the kids!  Complex has 120m swimming pools, exclusive clubhouse of 610,000sqft and more than 120 kinds of facilities.

The Visionary is Tung Chung’s newest housing estate.  It is available for first sale now!

In a move to encourage green transport biking tracks are available throughout the town, and most of the private estate provides full clubhouse facilities for its residents. The public library is behind Citygate outlet shopping centre. A large swimming pool opened near the NgongPing Cable Car. Opening days & hours are available on:

Swimming Pool

Public Library

Transport

The Tung Chung MTR line takes around 30 minutes to reach Central and connects to the Tsuen Wan Line, West Rail Line and Island Line via Lai King station, Nam Cheong station and Hong Kong station respectively.  It is also 2 stops away from Hong Kong Disneyland.  There is an extensive bus service to the airport and to most parts of the Island, the New Territories and South Lantau.

There is also a scheduled ferry service linking Tung Chung to Tuen Mun and Tai O though they run very infrequently.

The Ngong Ping Cable Car is a 5.7km cableway that links Tung Chung and Ngong Ping and is a joyful and scenic 25-minute ride.

 

Grocery Shopping & Other Shopping

To purchase groceries, Tung Chung has Taste, International, Market Place and Welcome in the main shopping areas.  Additionally there are 2 wet markets in Fu Tung and Yat Tung shopping centre which also sell Indonesian, Thai and Filipino groceries.  Chef Express at Tat Tung Garden Road offers quality and imported meat, fish, poultry and other products.

eCosway in Caribbean Square offers a wide range of products including health and nutrition,  household cleaning, car care, personal care, cosmetics and fragrances, kitchen and cookware, food and beverages and water systems.  They have stores in over 17 different countries.

759 Store are in several locations around Tung Chung (Podium Level 1 of Coastal Skyline, Yat Tung shopping centre, Fu Tung shopping centre) and they sell confectionery, beverages, noodles and other packed food imported from Japan, as well as groceries from Korea, Taiwan & Europe.

Japan Home Centre – Caribbean Square and Seaview Crescent

Bike Shop – Yat Tung shopping centre

Stationery Shops are available in the Fu Tung and Yat Tung shopping centre

Restaurants & Coffee Shops

360 Sports Bar & Grill Restaurant – G/F, Tai Tung Road Garden, Tung Chung +852 2109 4360

Amante Bar & Restaurant – Shop 1, G/F, Fu Tung Plaza +852 2907 6808

Andante at Novotel – 1/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 3602 8828

Bistro Delifrance – Shop 16, G/F, Tung Cung Crescent +852 2109 4187

Buddies Café – Shop 29-30, 1/FL, Caribbean Square, Caribbean Coast, Tung Chung +852 2856 8652

Café de Coral – Shop 106, 1/F, Fu Tung Plaza +852 2109 0726

Coco Café – G/FL, 20 Ma Wan New Village, Tung Chung +852 2108 4422

Come Thai House – 2 Wong Nai Uk Village, Tung Chung +852 3689 4360

Deli Viet Restaurant – Shop 21, G/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 2109 0036

Erawan Thai Restaurant – Skycity Nine Eagles Golf Course, Chek Lap Kok +852 3760 6633

Essence at Novotel – 1/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 3602 8808

Fairwood – Shop 18, 1/FL, Caribbean Square, Caribbean Coast, Tung Chung +852 2856 4459

Federal Palace (Dim Sum) – 2/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 2626 0181

Food Republic – 2/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 2109 4618

Genki Sushi – Shop 25, G/F, Tung Cung Crescent +852 2459 5368

Golden Shanghai Cuisine – 1/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 2625 9008

Handi Indian Cuisine – 8 Ha Leng Pei Village, Tung Chung fort +852 2988 8674

HK Diner – Shop 21, 1/FL, Caribbean Square, Caribbean Coast, Tung Chung +852 2162 5611

Holly Restaurant – 1/F, Fu Tung Plaza +852 2109 1348

Kanamizu Sushi – G/F, Fu Tung Plaza +852 2109 4433

Kimos – Shop L, G/F Retail Seaview Crescent +852 2805 1331

Mansarover Indian Restaurant – 21 Ha Leng Pei Village, Tung Chung fort +852 2109 1927

McDonald’s Restaurant & McCafe – 1/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 2109 2404

Melody Inn Thai – 10 Ha Leng Pei Village, Tung Chung fort +852 2988 8129

Moccato Coffee Shop – 2/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 3602 8838

Olea at Novotel – 1/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 3602 8818

Pizza and chicken – 2A-2B Wong Nai Uk Village, Tung Chung Village +852 2988 8063

Pizza Hut – Shop 24, G/F, Tung Cung Crescent +852 2109 2801

Resto Restaurant – G/F Retail Seaview Crescent +852 2886 3156

Spaghetti House – Shop G20, Citygate shopping mall +852 2109 1297

Starbucks – Shop G19, Citygate shopping mall +852 2109 1227

Starz Wine Bar – Shop G01A, Citygate shopping mall +852 2109 0612

Sugar & Spice – G/F, Fu Tung Plaza +852 2907 6060

Tao Heung – Podium level 1, Coastal Skyline Circle, 12 Waterfront Road, Tung Chung (Chinese food & Dim Sum) +852 8300 8133

Tsui Wah Restaurant – 1/F, Fu Tung Plaza +852 2261 0277

Watami – Shop B13, B1/FL, Citygate shopping mall +852 3695 0660

Zentro Bar – G/F Retail Seaview Crescent +852 2802 8000

 

Schools

Buddhist Chun Yue Kindergarten

Caritas Charles Vath College

Discovery Mind International Play Center & Kindergarten

Greenfield English (International) Kindergarten

Green Pasture Kindergarten

HKFEW Wong Cho Bau School 

Ho Yu College and Primary School 

Ling Liang Church Sau Tak Primary School 

Po Leung Kuk Cheung Poon Mei Yee Kindergarten

Sunshine House International Pre-school

Sun Island Kindergarten

Tung Chung Catholic Kindergarten

Tung Chung ESF International Kindergarten (Coming soon!)

Tung Yan Day Nursery

The Salvation Army Lam Butt Chung Memorial School

YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College

 

Accommodation

Hong Kong Skycity Marriott Hotel is a few minutes away from the Tung Chung MTR station and Hong Kong International Airport.  +852 3969 1888

Novotel Citygate Hong Kong is located in the Citygate shopping mall.  +852 3602 8888

Regal Airport Hotel is a 2 minute walk from the airport and is connected to the passenger terminal by an enclosed, air conditioned link bridge.  +852 2286 8888

 

Fitness & Activities

9 Dragons Fitness is Lantau Islands first and only premier fitness facility with an 8000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor gym space, licensed CrossFit facility and yoga studio.  They offer Adult Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Aerial Silk, Zumba, Pilates, 9D-Fit, Capoeira and Circus Conditioning. +852 2786 9699/9494

Aqua Gym runs classes at the Tung Chung public swimming pool and Coastal Skyline swimming pool   +852 2914 0658

Asia Pacific Soccer Schools offers football for children from 4yrs old   +852 2385 9677

Asia Swimming Sports Center runs adult and children lessons at the Tung Chung public swimming pool  +852 2388 1426

CDC Tennis Club offers private one-to-one lessons for children & adults.  Students need to book their own tennis courts. +852 8202 2247

HK Dragons offers football coaching for children from 3yrs old.  Also on offer are private swimming lessons at your own home or venue +852 2987 4274/6417 3303

Kinder Kicks offers classes for children under 4yrs old. +852 2385 9677

La Cantera Football Club has a program design for boys and girls aged 18 months to 14 years old. +852 5410 1092

Stepz Studio offers a variety of dance classes including Jazz & Ballet, hip hop and contemporary dance, yoga and drama classes.  The classes are run in the Coastal Skyline Clubhouse. +852 3152 7535

Tung Chung Rugby Club caters for boys and girls aged 4 to 12. +852 6272 2375

Tung Chung Man Tung Road Public Sports Centre offers facilities including a children’s playroom, fitness room, table tennis room and multi-purpose activity rooms. There is also a variety of dance and martial arts activities for kids and adults which take place in the activity rooms:

Edge’ n Pointe offers classical ballet, youth jazz, youth tap, elementary contemporary, musical theatre and Zumba for kids and adults. +852 6688 2167

Dance for Joy offers funky dance classes for kids and adults  +852 9264 8597

Tung Thai Combat offers muay thai boxing classes for kids and adults. +852 9478 4625

Tung Chung Chinese Martial Arts Association provides various forms of traditional martial arts such as Gong Fu, Tai Ji and Chi Gong exercises.  +852 9427 6707

Pilates Plus runs a range of adult classes from pilates to TRX to step aerobics and also private one-on-one sessions. +852 9838 3937

Vision Pilates offers pilates and circuit training. +852 5132 3213

Zumba Fitness offers Zumba classes for adults. +852 9861 6657

Art & Music

Art Century’s two branches in Tung Chung offer a wide variety of music and art classes – Shop 3B, Caribbean Square
ns Music Centre offers various music lessons and has a retail shop selling a good range of instruments.  – Shop 17, G/F, Tung Chung Crescent, 1 Hing Tung Street, Tung Chung +852 2109 2882

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