Tai Wan - A Silky White Sand Beach

This beach is one of the most popular destinations for surfers and hikers in Hong Kong.
It is a beautiful wild beach with long stretch of silky white sands.
It is also known for its surging waves and dramatic landscape.

The beach is located in a country park and it is accessible only on foot.
It is an idyllic beach looked after with forested hills and spectacular sea views.

This beach is also a good place for surfing.
If you want to enjoy the big waves over there, you can also rent a surfboard from the refreshment kiosks nearby.

Please note that this beach does not have lifeguards and shark prevention nets.
Therefore, swimming here is not recommended.

This is a remote beach which is hard to reach, especially for the casual visitors.
To visit the beach, it usually requires a full day excursion.
So, before go there, pack everything you might need.

To get there, you can take the MTR to the Diamond Hill MTR Station and leave at Exit C2.
Then, take bus No.92 at Diamond Hill Station Public Transport Interchange and get off at Sai Kung Bus Terminus.

Afterwards, walk along Fuk Man Road to Chan Man Street and take village bus No.29R at Chan Man Street and get off at Sai Wan Pavilion.
Alternatively, at Sai Kung Bus Terminus, you can take a taxi to Sai Wan Pavilion.

At Sai Wan Pavilion, follow the signposts and walk along Maclehose Trail Section 2 to get to Sai Wan.
You will pass through Sai Wan Village and the walk takes about 45 minutes.

After reaching the Sai Wan, follow the beach path, and walk along Maclehose Trail Section 2 to get to Ham Tin Wan for about 40 minutes.

Then, walk along Sharp Peak Path to get to Tai Wan for about 15 minutes.

By the way, on Sundays and Public Holidays, the schedule of public transportation is more frequent than weekdays.
Therefore, it is recommended to go on Sundays or Public Holidays.

Location: Tai Wan
Address: Tai Wan, Tai Long Wan, Sai Kung, New Territories

Credit: Cafeew Wong @ Hong Kong Footprint (HongKongFootprint.com)

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