Outlying Islands

Peak Rd is the main route to the island’s cemetery in the southwestern part of the island; you’ll pass several pavilions along the way built for coffin bearers making the hilly climb.

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Nearby Outlying Islands attractions

1. Pak Tso Wan

0.13 MILES

If you are visiting the nearby cemetery, it’s worth dropping down to Pak Tso Wan (known by local westerners as 'Italian Beach'), a sandy, isolated spot…

2. Care Village

0.28 MILES

In Sai Wan, there's a Chinese village gate with a Canadian flag and the word 'Care'. It's the entrance to one of Cheung Chau's three Care Villages. In the…

3. Reclining Rocks

0.33 MILES

In the southwestern corner of Cheung Chau are five giant eroded rocks on a cliff, like something from Chinese mythology. The largest of the scenic…

4. Sai Wan Tin Hau Temple

0.35 MILES

This small 200-year-old temple is dedicated to Tin Hau, goddess of the sea, a most important deity for a sea-centric island like Cheung Chau.

5. Cheung Po Tsai Cave


This ‘cave’ – in truth not much more than a hole in some rocks – on the southwestern peninsula of the island is said to have been the favourite hideout of…

6. Cheung Chau Market

0.67 MILES

You'll find plenty of dried seafood, plus staples such as vegetables, rice and meat, at this traditional food market.

7. Kwan Kung Pavilion

0.74 MILES

This small temple houses a 2.5m statue of the god Kwan Kung, a Han dynasty general, made from a whole camphor tree.

8. Cheung Chau Main Street & Vicinity


The island’s main settlement lies along the narrow strip of land connecting the headlands to the north and the south. The waterfront is a bustling place…