It’s summer, it’s hot, and you’re stressed out from sweating too much – how does an island getaway sound? If you’ve had it with frantic city living, then you’re in luck, because we’ve sussed out the dreamiest island getaways to rent around Hong Kong for the ultimate chilled lifestyle.
Butterfly Crest, South Lantau
- $70,000 / month
- 2,777 sqft
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious garden, equipped kitchen, balcony, roof terrace
Conveniently located next to Cheung Sha Beach, this high-ceiling detached house at Butterfly Crest is the perfect island getaway for the whole family. With floor-to-ceiling windows allowing plenty of natural light to pour in, a spacious living room area for day-to-day activities, and a huge garden with all the room you need for the little ones to run wild in, this beautiful village house is the full package.
Marina South, Ap Lei Chau
- $103,000 / month
- 1,787 sqft
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sea view, balcony, staff quarters, club house amenities include: swimming pool, gym, kids area etc.
If you’re not looking to get too far away from the city, then the Marina South is the ideal place to shack up. Located by the shores of Ap Lei Chau, this complex is as swanky as they come. With an outdoor pool, well-equipped gym, restaurant, children’s play area, and many more amenities available at the property, you won’t even have to step outside!
Contact: Executive Homes
Scenic Villa Drive, Pok Fu Lam
- $88,200 / month
- 2,311 sqft
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious L-shaped living room, walk-in closet, fully-equipped kitchen, utility room, staff quarters, balcony, sea view
Just like your typical rental apartment, Scenic Villa Drive covers all the basics, but add to that a breathtaking sea view, and you’ve got yourself the hottest piece of property in the area. Perched along the quiet hills of Pok Fu Lam, Scenic Villa Drive is an apartment complex designed to give you all the benefits of living in the city, without compromising the comfort and privacy of being at home. Perfect for those who need a quick getaway from the city.
Stanley Knoll, Stanley
- $300,000 / month
- 3,151 sqft
- 5 bedrooms, balcony, ground terrace, three storeys, garden, staff quarters
If outdoor soirees and a dip in the pool is what you’re looking for, then this stunning townhouse at Stanley Knoll is your dream pad. With natural light hitting every corner of the open living area through the floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious kitchen with plenty of counter space, and rooms opening out on to the ground terrace, this versatile loft-style property is up for anything – whether it’s an intimate family gathering, or a summer party under the stars.
Contact: Habitat Property
Paloma Cove, Peng Chau
- $37,800 / month
- 1,325 sqft
- 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully-equipped kitchen, garden, roof terrace, sea view
Nestled on the small, but peaceful island of Peng Chau, Paloma Bay is the dream location for those looking to retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Only a six-minute walk from the Ferry Pier, here you will be pampered with the gentle sea breeze, the warm colours of dusk to dawn, and a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. With a monthly rent of $37,800, we say this place is a steal! (Well, kind of.)
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