Sai Kun is the second largest district in the Hong Kong area. It compromises the southern half of Sai Kun Peninsula and Clear Water Bay Peninsula in the new territories plus a strip to the east of Kowloon. The district has the second youngest population and residents. It consists around 70 islands of different sizes.
Sai Kun town is a former fishing village, and is a heaven for Seafood lover, in front of the promenade are the best restaurants Sai Kun has to offer with fresh fish specialty’s and big aquariums with all kind of fish, mussels, and alike.
Sai Kun has some of the most beautiful and cleanest beaches in Hong Kong, (Clear Water Beach1 &2, Silver-strand Beach, Tai long Wan or Big Wave Beach)
Sai Kun District is served by Sai Kun Magazine a free distributed English newspaper.
In contrast of Hong Kong and Kowloon Sai Kun has a remote and idyllic costal area, with charming small Villages beside remote beaches and stunning seascapes. The locals describe Sai Kun as the last untouched back garden of Hong Kong.
The MTR system has currently 4 stations in Tseung Kwan O New Town. The new Town is also served by comprehensive bus network that connects it to Kowloon via several main roads including Tseung Kwan O Tunnel and Po Lam Road.
The nearest MTR station to Sai Kun is Hang Hau.
The most beautiful places in Sai Kun can only reached on foot or by boat. Where a destination is accessible by public transport, it is usually served via a complicated network of bus routs.
Local and tourist attractions
There are numerous cultural sites, and country parks in the Sai Kun Peninsula:
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum
Sai Kun Outdoor Recreational Centre
Sai Kun East and West Country parks
Jin Island or Tiu Chung Chau
Leung Shuen Wan Tin Hau Temple
Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course