How do I get there?
- CityBus/NWFB 6/6X from Central
- Green Minibus 40/X from Causeway Bay
Where is it?
On the south side of the island, Stanley is arguably a hub for tourists and residents alike. Facilities include banks, grocery stores, fruit and vegetable street stalls, pharmacies, a post office and Stanley Plaza, with a wide selection of stores. Stanley is also the venue for the annual Dragon Boat Races in June. The Hong Kong International School is within easy reach of the area.
Why live here?
Stanley is renowned for its traditional open-air market, which attracts locals and tourists alike with its wide variety of souvenirs, artwork, silk garments, and more. Stanley beach is famous for wind surfing and has a lovely area for BBQs. It is a popular weekend spot, offering many beach-side restaurants and bars. Despite its popularity, Stanley maintains a village-like character and is still relatively affordable, with low-rise buildings around the market and spreading up the hill. For residents, the area boasts a range of other housing options, including townhouses, apartments and condominiums.
Swimming and beach activities
One thing you might not know…
Stanley Fort was a large British army base during colonial times.