Stay in our Hong Kong Island hotels and be in the heart of the city. No visit to Hong Kong Island is complete without a trip on the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak. Victoria Peak is the highest mountain on Hong Kong Island, standing 552m above sea level. The newly constructed Peak Tower is a great place to appreciate the 360 degree views of the Island.Things to do
A perfect time of year to visit Hong Kong is during the northern hemisphere's summer months. From 27 June to 31 August 2014, Hong Kong comes alive with fun celebrations of the Summer Spectacular festival. Live it up while you're here, with two months worth of citywide parties, shows, live performances and special events. Most of the city's biggest attractions are in on the action, too and will be putting on special summer themed activities and expos. Prepare to be amazed by the vibrancy of this unique festival, and don't forget to bring your dancing shoes.
While you are on the Island, be sure to stroll along the Central Promenade and take in scenic views of Victoria Harbour, the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Central Plaza and the Star Ferry Piers. Also not to be missed is Man Mo Temple, the Island's oldest temple built in the 1840s, it is located on Hollywood Road. For a little free fun why not try out the world's longest outdoor escalator which runs Central to Soho and further up to the mid-level residential developments.While staying in our Hong Kong Island hotels, the Aberdeen district should not be missed. Visit Aberdeen Harbour and see the amazing juxtaposition between the modern and the traditional – as residential high-rises cover the hillsides, hundreds of people live on traditional fishing junks in the Harbour. Also in the area is Ocean Park, a popular theme park which covers 80 hectares and features thrill rides, an aquarium, giant pandas and displays on their marine conservation programs.
If you want to experience the local nightlife, while staying in our Hong Kong Island hotels, head to the Lan Kwai Fong district, which offers an array of Western-style restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Hong Kong Island is a shopper's paradise offering numerous boutiques, malls and markets. The majority of shopping opportunities occur in Hong Kong Central: Browse a variety of shops in the International Finance Centre Mall, above Central station; find a plethora of goods available at the Stanley Market; and shop for leather goods, watches and Chinese dress on Li Yuen Street West and Li Yuen Street East. Causeway Bay also offers numerous shops in the World Trade Centre and Times Square. Cat Street, in the Western District, contains stalls selling souvenirs, Buddha statues and Mao memorabilia and you will find traditional Chinese food and household items on Chun Yeung Street, North Point.
At Repulse Bay you will find one of Singapore's most beautiful beaches. Although primarily an upmarket residential area, Repulse Bay has wide shore front promenades and plenty of sandy and sun-drenched coastline for you to stroll and enjoy.