Living in Shek O

NEIGHBOURHOODS
By: HABITAT
17 Feb 2022

Shek O, literally means "Rocky Bay" in Chinese, is a small residential village nestled at the base of the famous Dragon's Back Hills on the eastern tip of Hong Kong Island. It’s popular with expatriate and local families seeking low-rise, beach-side living and an outdoors lifestyle.

Things to Do in Shek O

Featured Properties for Sale and Rent

Travel & Connections

Perks

 

Things to Do in Shek O

The main beach is popular for swimming and surfing and draws a fun-loving weekend crowd. Family-friendly and quiet, it has one of the biggest public barbecue sites. 

Two famous hiking trails are at your doorsteps, Dragon's Back and Cape D'Aguilar could be your perfect day trip route at Shek O. 

 

Habitat Property Shek O Village Property For Sale

Featured Properties for Sale and Rent

Homes range from compact, older-style village apartments, many painted bright colours and sometimes with roof top views, to luxury estate-like properties or family homes with gardens. Larger homes are found at the lower end of Shek O Road - within the grounds of the exclusive Shek O Country Club grounds bordering the village - or on the Headland road.

Steps to the Beach (Property ID: HZXB) | Unusual Double Lot House (Property ID: YG3B) | Perfect Weekender (Property ID: BWLB) | Gorgeous Beach House (Property ID: JMKB) | Very Unique Shek O House (Property ID: 27K3) | Wonderful Entertaining Spaces (Property ID: 19331) | High Ceilings, Space & Views (Property ID: 7895) | Unique House with Private Garden (Property ID: 4739) 

 

Travel & Connections

Shek O is roughly a 30 minute car or taxi drive from Central or accessed via a regular bus.

 

Perks

The neighbourhood Fook Lee store sells most essential items and the Shek O Thais restaurant serves popular food every day of the week. Local cafes surround the beach car park, serving take away and dine-in options.

Schools
International Montessori Elementary
Phase III, Ma Hang Estate, Stanley
25667196
South Island English Schools Foundation
50 Nam Fung Road, Hong Kong
25559313
Quarry Bay English Schools Foundation
25/F, 1063 King's Rd, Quarry Bay
25742351
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