"Repulse Bay" Repulse Bay Tip by Willettsworld

Repulse Bay, Hong Kong: 58 reviews and 89 photos

Repulse Bay is Hong Kong's most popular beach, often attracting over 20,000 visitors at weekends. It has a nice sandy beach but is overlooked by several apartments include the famous "building with a hole" - The Repulse Bay Building, site of the former Repulse Bay Hotel that was built in 1920. One theory about the bays name comes from that it was named after HMS Repulse which was stationed at the bay at one point during the early days of the British Navy to fend off pirates.

Address: Hongkong Island
Directions: Take buses 6, 6A, 6X, 260 from Central or minibus 40 from Causeway Bay.
Website: http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/beach/en/index.php

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 7, 2008
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