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LAMMA

Lamma island is located in the southwest of Hong Kong Island. It is 13.5 square kilometers with an estimated population of 6 000.

On the way to Lamma island
There are ferries to go to Lamma from Central piers. Another option is to take a small boat (Kaido) from Aberdeen.
On the way to Lamma island
Sok Kwu Wan includes many seafood restaurants near the ferry pier and a Tin Hau Temple.

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Sok Kwu Wan
Sok Kwu Wan
Sok Kwu Wan
Lamma island is popular with expatriates as it offers a life on a remote island with affordable rent for houses.
Sok Kwu Wan
Lamma island is peaceful and tranquil. It offers natural beautiful scenery.
View on Sok Kwu Wan
View on Sok Kwu Wan
View on Sok Kwu Wan
There is a nice hike through the mountains from Sok Kwu Wan to Yung Shue Wan.
View on Sok Kwu Wan
The trail between Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan, surrounded by grassland, offers an easy family walk.
Trail
Trail
Yung Shue Wan
Yung Shue Wan is the most populated area on Lamma island and features a nice beach.

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Yung Shue Wan

There is a pending development on Lamma island, i.e. a Marina with hotel, 800 flats and a car park. Many villagers sold their land to the developper but to make it happen a change of conversion zoning is needed. Some people support the project for because it would bring more tourists. Other people reject it as it is pristine natural area. Hopefully it will not happen as Lamma island is one of the last place that allows easy fresh fast escape from HK island high density areas. Not everybody is living on the Peak. Already rejected in 2010 but a new 2011 plan application is ongoing...



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