Formerly a British enclave in the Chinese Empire, Hong Kong is a shock and surprise. Known as a great international city, Hong Kong or the "Port of Fragrances" is actually an independent territory and an archipelago of 262 islands. Rich in its Chinese imprint and British colonial history, Hong Kong will delight you with its sophistication, authentic landscapes and cosmopolitan side that varies a diversity of international lifestyles.
A yacht charter in Hong Kong, will allow you to sail through a hundred islands, often little known.
The majestic Victoria Bay includes the third largest harbour in Asia and is the capital's most famous landmark. Hong Kong is also known for its many skyscrapers, its financial centre which is among the most important in the world. At the height of contemporary luxury, stroll through Hong Kong's streets, stroll along the harbour, alongside liners and luxury yachts, and enjoy the ubiquitous presence of the many towers. Climb to the top of the Victoria Peak for a breathtaking view of the entire city and harbour.
At night, you can enjoy the Symphony of Lights,a unique spectacle of the city's lights. Lovers of cultural discoveries will be delighted by the numerous museums, while the many traditional restaurants and local specialities such as Dim Sum or Hong Kong waffle will surprise many a gourmet.
Unique capital of its kind, the city of Hong Kong will surprise you!
To rent a boat in Hong Kong is also to sail among the hundreds of islands of the territory such as Lantau, Cheung Chau, Lamma, Peng Chau, Tsing or the festive Macao. Far from the atmosphere of the capital and the tourist mass, you will discover charming landscapes, authentic fishing villages, luxuriant vegetation characterized by abundant forests... The contrast with the animation of the capital will take you away from the city. Take the opportunity to take a breath of fresh air.
One hour from Hong Kong, Macao is at the crossroads of Western and Eastern civilizations. The city will plunge you into an atmosphere of American entertainment defying Las Vegas with its abundance of casinos. Rich in history, the city will also make you travel between continents with the variety of architectural styles, dominated by traditional Chinese and European Baroque, a sign of its former belonging to Portugal.
Your catamaran will also allow you to travel to islands close to the archipelago such as Taiwan.
In Taiwan, a yacht charter will offer you a rare opportunity. You will meet incredibly welcoming inhabitants, discover a moving culture and understand the authenticity of the country by visiting its thermal waters, its magnificent caves and its buildings if you agree to set foot on dry land.
Renting a boat in Hong Kong means soaking up Chinese culture while discovering its coastal cities.
Language : English, Chinese
Currency : The Hong Kong dollar (HK$), some shops and restaurants also accept yuan (¥).
When to go : November and December are the driest and sunniest months (20 to 25°C). March and April are good, but May is very humid. July-August is the monsoon period with temperatures around 30°C. Then September is to be avoided with a risk of important typhoon.
Our favorites : Fill up with colour in the markets and taste the dragon's fruits, have a snack at the Peninsula, Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin temple.
To be visited by boat : Upper Cheung Sha Beach.
Events not to be missed : The Hong Kong City Festival, the colourful lantern festival that marks the end of the Lunar New Year festivities. The Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes.
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