Surf spraying over rocks, as a southwest monsoon pushes waves onshore.
Exploring Hong Kong's islands, you can stroll along narrow streets, hike trails across hills and headlands, admire waterfalls, and relax on beaches.
Though just three kilometres (1.8 miles) long, Cheung Chau boasts plenty of variety for visitors. In the middle is an easy–going village, with few buildings higher than three storeys, narrow streets, and no cars except the scarcely seen police car. West of the village is a harbour that’s home to Hong Kong’s main fishing fleet; there are beaches to the east, and to north and south are granite hills with convoluted coastal trails.
1-2hrs travelling; 2-5 hrs strolling
Cheung Chau (長洲) looks tiny on a map yet boasts plenty to see and do in a day.
Hong Kong is dotted with beaches, some of which are wonderful, and great to head to during the long hot summer.
A brief summary of places you can rent bicycles in Hong Kong.
Ferry companies serving islands in Hong Kong.