Header image courtesy of Sai Yuen Camping and Adventure Park
Although Hong Kong boasts iconic and beautiful urban scenes, it can get chaotic and hectic at times. Feeling tired and slightly irritated by the hustle and bustle of city life? Spend a day or two hiking, firing up the barbecue, and immersing yourself in the natural splendours Hong Kong has to offer. Camping is one alternative to soothe your soul, but sometimes it can be an inconvenient hassle. If you are not looking for trouble with setting up a tent and organising all that gear, glamping is the perfect alternative.
All over Hong Kong, companies offer unique and different styles of tents for your enjoyment. From bubble tents to safari tents to tipi tents, the city has got you spoiled with a multitude of choices. Here is our guide to the best and most unforgettable glamping experiences in Hong Kong.
Located on the island of Cheung Chau, Sai Yuen is an 11-acre outdoor adventure park. From treetop canopy walking to archery and bubble football, this place has a whole range of activities to keep your day active and fun. On top of that, it is also the perfect place to glamp! Sai Yuen’s glamping site consists of Native American tipis, African safari tents, stargazing geodesic domes, and Mongolian gers. You can hardly go wrong with all four of them since all accommodations include air conditioning, mosquito screens, indoor lighting, and even a private bathroom with hot and cold showers to ensure that your stay is as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. What’s not to like?
Sai Yuen Camping and Adventure Park, Sai Yuen, DD CC Lot 12, Cheung Chau | (+852) 2981 1010
Located on the beautiful island of Lantau, Welcome Beach is the perfect weekend escape. Instead of luxurious tents, the glampsite provides its guests with premium campervans on a piece of seven-acre land. Afraid of the heat and all those pesky mosquito bites? Don’t worry—the caravans come equipped with with a double bed, air conditioning, television, mini-fridge, an open kitchen, and even WiFi for those who simply cannot be without their phones. The location and proximity of Welcome Beach are unbeatable as well—just a few steps away from the stunning Cheung Sha Beach. If you’re feeling peckish, fire up a barbecue grill or spread a blanket for a picnic right outside your caravan!
Welcome Beach, 57 South Lantau Road, Lantau Island | (+852) 2890 9980
In Yuen Long’s Mingle Farm, there are transparent, bubble-shaped tents that are by far the best spots for a comfortable stargazing session! This boutique outdoor adventure company offers four types of glamping experiences: an inflatable mushroom tent, small bungalows, caravans, and the ever-popular bubble tent. As their signature transparent tent is quite snug and fits only two people, we think this is the perfect place for a date!
Mingle Farm, 154 Nim Wan Road, Lau Fau Shan, Yuen Long | (+852) 9785 8263
Note: Mingle Farm is temporarily closed according to their website. Re-opening date to be announced.
Long Coast Sea Sports is perfect for people who love water sports and beach life. Based right on Lower Cheung Sha Beach in Lantau, Long Coast Sea Sports mostly runs a water sports centre that offers kayak rentals, windsurfing, and wakeboarding lessons. However, they also have cosy safari tents and caravans on-site so glampers can bask in a stunning, luminous view of Cheung Sha Beach after a full day of water activities. Both types of accommodations come with air conditioning, shower facilities, and deluxe camping mattresses for a relaxing glamping experience. Additionally, to keep you entertained, you can opt for packages that include breakfast, water sports equipment rental, and access to other facilities such as a snooker table, a trampoline, and a playground for the kids.
Long Coast Sea Sports, 29 Cheng Sha Ha Tsuen, Lantau Island | (+852) 5545 5625
Another glampsite situated in Pui O, JK Club’s location makes it highly convenient for visitors to explore the breadth of Lantau Island during their stay. Offering caravans that can fit up to five people, JK Club is stocked and equipped with all the essentials to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Power sockets, Bluetooth speakers, bedding, air conditioning, and showers are provided, making it an ideal getaway for families, couples, and even friends, especially during the summer holidays.
There are also numerous things to do and activities to engage in around JK Club due to its accessible location—they have their very own organic farm where you can pick and eat freshly grown strawberries, as well as a goat playground. Hiking trails such as Lantau Peak and beaches like Pui O or Cheung Sha Beach are all very near JK Club, making this site the ideal glamping experience.
JK Club, 20D, Lo Wai Village, Pui O, Lantau Island | (+852) 9531 0299