Living in Stanley and Chung Hom Kok

26 Jun 2023

Neighbours Stanley and Chung Hom Kok are renowned seaside areas in Hong Kong that encompass Stanley Beach, its famous Market and waterfront restaurant area, the hilly section above (Chung Hom Kok) and tranquil St Stephen's Beach.

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Things to do in Stanley




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A range from modern luxury and larger colonial-era family homes with gardens and pools to mid-rise townhouses or apartments, some with communal pools and play areas. In the market area itself, there are low-rise, village-style buildings fronting the sea.

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Things to do in Stanley

Stanley Plaza offers local and family-friendly restaurants, cafes and retail, while the Market hub draws tourists and locals alike.

Pane E Latte, a new Italian bakery and patisserie which opened in Stanley in July, should not be missed. They create traditional, authentic, freshly baked goods all day long.

Activities at Stanley

Plenty of exhilarating activities can be enjoyed in Stanley, particularly to do with watersports. From windsurfing to kayaking and riding on paddleboards, you are only limited by your imagination in this seaside oasis. What makes Stanley stand out even further from other Hong Kong districts is that it is just a stone’s throw away from organisations such as the Hong Kong Schools Sailing Association, which promotes a healthier and more active lifestyle through various sports. Add in neighbourhood’s close proximity to Repulse Bay and Shek O beaches, and it’s clear to see why Stanley is one of the premier go-to destinations for sailing and yacht enthusiasts looking to enjoy a day out soaking up the sun.


How to get to Stanley

Home to a sizable expatriate population, Stanley is roughly 30 minutes drive or taxi ride from Central, HK’s bustling business district, and can be accessed via several bus and minibus routes.



Named after Lord Stanley, British Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1841, both districts are ideal for families and those seeking an outdoor lifestyle. There’s easy access to hiking trails, family and pet-friendly walks, sailing and windsurfing. Dragon's Back trail and Stanley Ma Han Park offer a leisurely hike for kids and pets. 

Schools at Stanley

From elementary programmes at International Montessori School (IMS) to HKDSE and IBDP offered at St Stephen’s College, there is a wide selection of schools in Stanley that cater to youngsters at different stages in their educational journey. These elite educational institutions provide students with an expansive list of future career prospects as they gain admission to and graduate from the top universities around the world.

International Montessori School (IMS)
Phase III, Ma Hang Estate, Stanley
St Stephen’s College
22 Tung Tau Wan Rd, Stanley
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