Repulse Bay Road
Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong, China
tel: +852 2508 1234
8a-6p M-Su (Visitor hotline hours)
Repulse Bay is one of the more controversially styled beaches, and may or may not the best choice for swimming. Deep Water Bay along the South Coast is a better choice for swimming and Repulse Bay is a better place for a suntan. This popular sandy bay has many facilities, such as shops, restaurants and bars, and during the summer the beach is packed with young friends, families, old couples. The eastern end of the beach is home to statues of the goddess of mercy, Kwun Yun, and the goddess of the sea, Tin Hau. The nearby Tin Hau temple is a sure draw The nearby temple houses many other religious figures, including a four-faced Buddha draped in pearl necklaces and ornaments. In front of the temple is the Longevity Bridge, and it is said that anyone crossing it can add three days to his or her life. Repulse bay is home to millionaires so be sure to pay attention to the many Villas around this area that may cost over billions.