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HAPPENING ’HOODS

DAYS OUT WITH A DIFFERENCE Lamma Island

Shek Kok Tsui

Located in the southwest of Hong Kong Island, Lamma Island is not just the hippie hideaway it’s known to be: The third largest island of Hong Kong, it’s also home to many hidden treasures for the keen shopper and, of course, the beach. Don’t forget to check out these activities on your next day trip.

Tai Peng

O Tsai

Yung Shue Long Old Village

Luk Chau Wan Yung Shue Wan

Luk Chau

Sha Po Old Village

Lamma Winds

Herboland There are lots of organic farms in Hong Kong, but organic farm Herboland offers enough activities for you to spend the entire day. Start your journey by exploring the expansive grounds. You can then learn how to grow organic crops, learn to cook dishes using the farm’s produce, and end your day with an organic meal at the café.

Hung Shing Yeh Lamma Power Station

Beach

Art Lab Before you hit the sand and go out of commission for the day, check out the cool shops like Artlab that you pass on the way there from Yung Shue Wan pier. The store’s perfect for the urban hippie. Stocked to the rafters with dreamcatchers, handmade jewelry and crafts. It also holds ceramic and painting workshops.

Hung Shing Yeh Beach, 9094-6206

G/F, 56 Main St., Yung Shue Wan, 2982-2120

Sok Kwu Wan

Picnic Bay

Lo So Shing

Lo So Shing Beach With crystal clear water and sand, Lo Shing Beach has assets that we know not all Hong Kong beaches do. It’s always the less populated beach on Lamma, even on weekends, since it’s not as accessible as the others. You won’t cut your feet on any rocks or get tangled in any seaweed here, so enjoy a dip in the water on quiet shores that feel like your own little secret. Sign for the beach posted one third along the Family Trail from Yung Shue Wan

Lamma Island Family Trail Chung Mei

Among the other hiking trails on Lamma, the Lamma Island Family Trail gives you the most thorough experience of Lamma by far. Grab a frozen pineapple from the stands that dot the start of the path, before it gradually elevates you above the beautiful hills, and over to the other side of the island. Among the gorgeous views, a historical kamikaze cave used by Japanese soldiers during World War II can be found at the halfway mark. Duration: Around 70 minutes. Trail head posted at the end of Yung Shue Wan

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