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04/07/2014

Have a nice day in Repulse Bay

Among all the Hong Kong Hong Kong tour beaches, Repulse Bay is most famous. The English name may sound repulsive, but the beach is not - the name came from the fact that the British army had chased off some pirates in the old days. The Chinese name is more descriptive - it means "Shallow Water Bay".

The beach stretches long with clear azure blue water gently lapping the seashore. Its sand is golden and soft. With water temperatures ranging from 16ºC (60.8ºF) to 26ºC (80.6ºF) year round, it is a mecca for locals and visitors alike to escape the heat.

sun-drenched Repulse Bay has a relaxed resort-like atmosphere. The wide, wave-lapped beach is popular with locals and visitors alike and great for sandy strolls in the early morning when the sun is up and the sunbathers are out in force, or at sunset when all is at peace.

This crescent-shaped stretch of sand is one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong last minute China travel deals. The beach features a lifeguard clubhouse built in traditional Chinese style. Its ceiling is decorated with magnificent swirling dragons. Towering twin statues of Kwun Yum and Tin Hau, both protectors of fishermen dominate the picturesque gardens that lead down to the beach.

The nearby colonial-style, The Repulse Bay, houses designer shops and award-winning restaurants and resembles the luxury hotel built in 1920 that originally occupied the site. Most of the grounds were redeveloped into luxury apartments more than 20 years ago. Only the original arcade remains. This is the ideal place for a romantic dinner under the stars. For something more down-to-earth, several open-air restaurants nearby specialise in wholesome barbecued food, including the freshest prawns, squid and fish. All are cheery hives of activity every night of the week top 10 China tours.

The Repulse Bay Tower was rebuilt on the site of the Repulse Bay Hotel. Now, it's a building for residence. In its front is the Repulse Bay Shopping Plaza. In it, many restaurants and shops can be found.

Additionally, you may go to the Deep Water Bay, Middle Bay or South Bay, if time is not so pressing. They are all prefect bathing beaches, not far from the Repulse Bay.

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