Destination guide

The exciting area of Hong Kong awaits your stay

The area's architecture and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Hong Kong. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is known for its shopping, island views and restaurants. Local cultural sights include Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and City Hall Concert Hall. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Hong Kong

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hong Kong a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Happy Valley Race Course (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Ocean Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Hong Kong Disneyland (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Ngong Ping 360 (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hong Kong Zoo and Botanical Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sha Tin Race Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Hong Kong

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hong Kong. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Main Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Hong Kong Zoo and Botanical Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Kowloon Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Victoria Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Fa Hui Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Repulse Bay Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Hong Kong

The nearest airport is in Hong Kong (HKG-Hong Kong Intl.), located 14.4 mi (23.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Shenzhen (SZX-Shenzhen Intl.), which is 33.3 mi (53.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hong Kong Central Station, Hong Kong Sheung Wan Station and Hong Kong Admiralty Station are the main stations in the area. Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Hong Kong Station or Hong Kong Tin Hau Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay around Hong Kong Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 443 holiday lettings near Hong Kong Island. From 388 Condos/Apartments to 29 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Hong Kong Island area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hong Kong Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hong Kong Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Central And Western District: 442 holiday homes
  • Causeway Bay: 105 holiday homes
  • Happy Valley: 81 holiday homes
  • Wan Chai: 82 holiday homes
  • Sheung Wan: 48 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hong Kong Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Hong Kong Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Hong Kong Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lippo Centre (Bond Centre): 448 holiday rentals
  • Victoria Peak Tram: 445 holiday rentals
  • Wan Chai Ferry Pier: 447 holiday rentals
  • World Trade Centre: 448 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Central Library: 450 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hong Kong Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.