Big Wave Bay Beach

Located on the eastern end of Hong Kong island, Big Wave Bay Beach is a favorite for surfers and beach goers alike. It’s not just big waves and this is a great location to learn how to surf and surfing lessons are available. You will find a number of places to rent all the equipment you need.

If you want to just relax and enjoy the scenery, the golden sands are smooth and the beach is surrounded by green hills. For those looking for something a little deeper, there is a prehistoric rock carving located on the headland to the east of the beach - discovered in the 1970s it is one of eight found on the island. This beach is a little bit less crowded and more secluded than some of the others on the island so you should have no trouble finding a spot to relax and enjoy your day. When the swell is up, you can enjoy watching the surfers catch the waves.

Nearby is the Dragon’s Back hiking trail and this is a popular way to explore the coast. You can also hike to the beach from Chai Wan or Siu Sai Wan. The other way to get here is by way of a bus from Shau Kei Wan.

No matter how you get there, this is one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong and it is a great spot to learn how to surf.

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