For an outdoorsy (but not too outdoorsy) getaway, consider glamping. We’ve rounded up a few easy Hong Kong glamping packages so you and a small crew can whisk away to enjoy starry nights, refreshing ocean views and glistening sunsets.

Enjoy an island retreat at Cheung Chau Sai Yuen

Cheung Chau, accessible by ferry from Central
From HK$1,380.00/4 people
Book your stay online

Drone view at Cheung Chau Island. | Photo by CHUNYIP WONG/iStock via Getty Images

Cheung Chau is a barbell-shaped isle with sweeping bays, fishing villages, beaches, and hiking trails. It’s also car-free, so grab a bike (like everyone else), and the island is yours to explore. Cheung Po Tsai Cave and Reclining Rock are two nearby attractions.

Package details

You can book a 1-night stay in an air-conditioned glamping tent that fits 4 people. If you’re going with a bigger group, there is an option to upgrade to a 9-person tent. In the morning, enjoy a DIY breakfast.

Feel free to pack light; you’ll be provided with towels, slippers, and bathroom amenities. Your tent set-up includes a ceiling fan, lamp, breakfast veranda, folding camping table and chairs, and tent padlock.

Guests will also receive 15% off the daytime activities, which include: climbing, archery, canopy walks, bubble soccer, craft workshops, and cooking classes.

Accommodation options

The medium-sized tent provides 110 sq ft of space, with 2 single beds and 1 double bed. Bathrooms and showers are shared.

If you choose the XL tent, you’ll double your space with 260 sq ft, with 2 single beds and 2 double beds, a nightstand, an outdoor sink, a private shower and toilet cubicle, an outdoor family area, and a picnic table.

If you really want to go all out, there’s the stargazing geodesic dome for all you astronomers at heart. The dome offers 310 sq ft of space, with 2 double beds, a lounge, private bathroom facilities and outdoor family area with picnic table.

Indulge your (water) sporty side

Cheung Sha Village, Lantau Island, accessible by MTR and bus
From HK$2,250.00/3 people
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Cheung Sha Village is a small, rural area on Lantau Island. It’s a peaceful place with almost no visitors on a weekday.

Cheung Sha Beach, a long, sandy bay with a handful of waterfront restaurants and bars, is right next to the glamping site. It’s the perfect spot for water sports enthusiasts, who can use the included package vouchers to go kayaking, bodyboarding, skimboarding, windsurfing, stand-up paddle boarding, or surfboarding.

Package details

A 1-night stay includes accommodation (options below), water sport vouchers, and an American-style breakfast. Guests can upgrade their package to include a barbecue. Sites include a private bathroom and shower, air-conditioned tent, camping lamp, outdoor furniture, and locker.

Accommodation options:

  • a small safari tent for up to 2 people
  • a caravan for up to 3 people, or
  • a large safari tent for up to 4 people.

Glamp by the seaside

Cheung Sha Village, Lantau Island, accessible by MTR and bus
From HK$1,408.00 for a 2 days, 1 night package for up to 5 people
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If you’re looking to stargaze, camp, and basically feel like you’re not in Hong Kong at all, this is the perfect glamping package for you.

Package details

A 1-night stay includes accommodation, and self-inflating floor mats, LED headlights, a retro gas lamp, small table, cooking set, camping chairs, a couple of wicker chairs and various other items to complete your camping experience.

Additionally, you can add a BBQ package (from HK$350.00), which would include foods such as chicken wings, steak, cuttlefish balls, and a few vegetarian items such as corn. Alternatively, rent a charcoal grill and bring your own nosh. (The latter may work out cheaper depending on where you get your groceries!)

Luxury antique houseboat in Aberdeen

Aberdeen, accessible by MTR
From HK$2,768.00/2 people
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While no portmanteau exists (yet) for a glamorous houseboat, staying in this one in Aberdeen is swanky nonetheless. This massive three-floor 2,100 sq ft houseboat docked in Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter claims to accommodate up to 14 people!

This British-style antique boat is outfitted with a cosy living room, a well-equipped open kitchen, a balcony, and a spacious front deck. It also comes with quintessential staycation entertainment: ultra HD LED television, free Netflix, Bluetooth speaker, board games, mahjong and poker.

Transport yourself to Japan with Japanese-style glamping in the New Territories

Sha Tau Kok, New Territories, accessible by MTR and bus
From HK$1,580.00/2 people
Book your stay online

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Experience the opulent charm of the highly sought-after Ogawa Type 52R compact mountain dwelling tent, renowned in Taiwan and Japan.

Ogawa Hong Kong offers a comprehensive camping equipment ensemble. During the summer months, relish the convenience of a portable air conditioner. The camp is equipped with clean bathroom facilities and provides hair dryers for guests’ convenience.

Package details

The package includes a camping tent, canopy, camping lamp, camping bed, quilt, camping bench, cooking stove/BBQ stove, tableware (chopsticks), seasoning , water cup, kettle, refrigerator, garbage bag, mosquito coil (optional), lighter and mobile power supply. As mentioned, a portable air conditioner is provided during the summer season.

Accommodation options

  • Khaki Hill House for up to 2 people
  • White Hill House for up to 2 people

Cheapo Tip: Book your stay for the week for a discount of HK$620.00.

This post was originally published in September, 2020. Last update in February, 2024.