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Hong Kong’s Hidden Gem : Sai Kung

One of Hong Kong’s little unknown secrets is Sai Kung; which offers some of the most spectacular country landscape in the world. Its country park has some of the best walks and trails for all ages and experience. The preservation of the area has been done well and unlike the rest of the Hong Kong, it is still relatively unscathed by the bulldozers that are all-too-ready to erect another 50 storey residential building.

Sai Kung Country Park

Sai Kung Country Park

The most famous trail is of course the MacleHose one ( which is simply resplendent; the scenery that you will see on this walk is breath-taking. The above picture gives the viewer an idea of the splendour on offer in Sai Kung; the waters off its coast are also least polluted as the effluence of the pearl river delta comes out of an estuary far away Sai Kung.

Discover Hong Kong has compiled a concise guide to Sai Kung which covers all of the attractions in and around Sai Kung that any visitor of Hong Kong should experience.

For expats who have not discovered Sai Kung, this is certainly a district to consider if you are looking for a peaceful area to bring up the family. It is about 40 minutes drive to Central and offers some lovely houses and properties that enjoy the benefits of suburbs such as a some great sea views, cleaner air and lots of greenery. There are some great eateries to choose from with a sea front promenade where some of the best seafood can be found and just around the corner to that there are some pubs where you can enjoy a pint of ale or two.

There is an estate agent with a good reputation in Sai Kung called Eastmount Property ( who can help you find a suitable house or apartment for those wishing to re-locate to Sai Kung. There is also some property portals such OneDay that offer a selection of properties ( for the Sai Kung area.

The seafood restaurant that is famous is called 香港西貢全記海鮮 and it might be easier to give that name to a taxi driver because everyone know this place. Here are some pictures that may whet your appetite.