Hotel staycations are nice and all, but there is just something inherently personal, local, and communal about Airbnb rentals that luxurious hotels can’t match. Families looking to explore new neighborhoods in the city, islands around Hong Kong, boat living, and farms in the New Territories can count on this handy guide to unique Airbnb rental properties in Hong Kong. These short-term stays offer unique perks that include beach access, stylish city, and village escapes, and ultimately a change of perspective – may also be an exchange of experiences with your lovely hosts – that can recharge you and enrich your vacation like little else.
If you have not visited the charming village of Tai-O on Lantau Island - be sure to bookmark it now! This Airbnb rental in Tai-O is perfect for a single-family looking to experience the stilted village, the delicious Hong Kong snacks famous in the area, pink dolphins, and The Big Buddha. Located in the Espace Elastique boutique hotel, the Family Suite is on the first floor and has a balcony with village views.
Tai O Family Suite at Espace Elastique, Tao-O, Lantau, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/578652. This rental has 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 4 beds - accommodates up to 5 people. Perks in this space include exploring Tai-O - one of Hong Kong's most unique areas.
Staying on a unique houseboat in Aberdeen can't compare to any other accommodation in Hong Kong! This houseboat accommodates up to 7 people over 5 floors. Fire up the grill on the roof deck and enjoy 360° views of the Aberdeen harbor. Families love exploring the floating Aberdeen Fishing Village, jumping on a sampan ride around Aberdeen harbor or further away to Lamma Island. Ocean Park is also nearby, which is an added bonus!
HouseBoat In Aberdeen, Aberdeen Marina, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/32796715. This rental has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 5 beds - accommodates up to 7 people. Perks in this space include a large roof deck for a BBQ, children's books & toys, and a dedicated workspace.
Lantau offers so many amazing activities for kids and families. This 2100 square foot home is only 10 minutes from the ferry terminal to Central but worlds away in spirit! This 3-story home has 4 bedrooms and also has a gorgeous little garden for chilling after beach activities. Families especially love the 7-minute walk to the beach. Note, this house can only be rented by the week.
Lantau Country House, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/9351926. This rental has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 4 beds - accommodates up to 6 people. Perks in this space include a quiet stay just minutes from the beach and hiking trails at your doorstep!
This home is simply gorgeous in a uber-luxurious way and only 25-minutes from Hong Kong Central! It's a 2-bedroom stunner with an open plan design and situated on 2-stories. Only 2-minutes from the beach, shops, and Shek-O restaurants - the property is ideal for a beach getaway during the summer months. The property also has a roof deck for sunset spritzers!
Shek-O Luxury Beach Rental, Shek-O, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/43193507/. This rental has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 beds - accommodates up to 4 people. Perks in this space include the short distance to the beach and the 5-star experience.
Located between Hebe Haven Marina and Sai Kung public pier, this Airbnb rental is breathtaking inside and out. It's the perfect haven for recharging from city life but still close to restaurants and water activities. This property can accommodate families and is a wonderful place to enjoy nature (amid the smells, sounds, and sights of its serenely lush 10,000 sq ft garden), sunsets (from its rooftop terrace overlooking the bay), and Sai Kung activities. The owners will also help you plan roasts and BBQs!
Sai Kung Holiday Rental, Sai Kung Hong Kong. www.airbnb.com/rooms/16863258This rental has 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 beds - accommodates up to 4 people. Perks in this space include a huge garden and incredible views from the rooftop! Sai Kung is a fun playground of activities, eating, and hiking for families.
The Tai Po Live-in boat is a sustainable 2,800 sq meter, 3-story accommodation with a uniquely charming design and concept, but that's not all. The hosts are unprecedentedly beloved by the guests, and for a good reason - besides being delightful people, they provide guests with transportation, take them kayaking, island hopping, seafood hunting, cooking them unforgettable dinners, and ultimately an unmatched Hong Kong experience.
Living Boat, Taipo, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/43048740. This rental has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 beds - accommodates up to 6 people. Perks in this space include transportation, kayaking, and exceptionally beloved hosts.
This property books fast - in fact - we just saw that it's fully booked throughout the year. So, for those looking to plan ahead, we suggest you go for it early. A 10-minute walk to Stanley, this apartment literally sits on the water's edge with stunning views of The South China Sea. The property has a bunk bedroom (ideal for kids), a balcony for family fun, and a superb treat for those with a sweet tooth for eye candy. Daily housekeeping is included in the rental fee.
Stanley Luxury Rental, Stanley, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/767022. This rental has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 6 beds - accommodates up to 7 people. Perks in this space include an easy walk to Stanley, modern taste in design, and a balcony with top views.
For families seeking an escape to the country from city life, this gorgeous home hosted by a lovely family has a room for your small pack as well. The property has a rustic charm and is located near the Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees, close to Kadorrie Farm and Ng Tung Chai Waterfall, and only 15 minutes away from the Tai Po district. You may only be renting out a room, but it's spacious, exclusive and serves as the perfect starting point for exploring the surroundings!
House Near Hugging Tree In New Territories, Lam Tsuen, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/8743778. This rental has 1 bedroom, 1 private bath, 2 beds - accommodates up to 3 people. Perks in this space include proximity to natural and cultural wonders, a rooftop yoga space, and a charming greenhouse.
This modern apartment is a truly unique offering on Airbnb that will have interior design junkies beyond excited. The property is based in Chai Wan (an artsy up-and-coming neighborhood) and offers fabulous indoor and outdoor spaces. While the Chai Wan area is more industrial in feel, it is close to Shek O and Tai Tam, including famous hiking trails such as Dragon's Back. Chai Wan also has a fun public swimming pool, skate park, and Chai Wan Park for kids that is well worth a visit!
Chai Wan City Rental, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/13468045. This rental has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 4 beds - accommodates up to 6 people. Perks in this space include a fabulous terrace and lots of uniquely designed space.
A ferry ride from Aberdeen or Central, the island of Lamma awaits! This property is settled against the mountain and is only a 10-minute walk from Yung Shue Wan ferry pier and 5 minutes away from the beach. The apartment is newly renovated and has a fully equipped toddler room, private children’s garden with a slide, swing, and trampoline, making it ideal for families. Huge one-way windows offer privacy and incredible views of lush greenery the apartment is surrounded with. Even the rooftop terrace offers serene privacy - and a gas BBQ!
Lamma Island Rental, Lamma Island, Hong Kong, www.airbnb.com/rooms/41393040. This rental has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2 beds - accommodates up to 3 people. Perks in this space include incredible nature views, kids' amenities, and 5-minutes to the beach.
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Airbnb Boat-House Rental in Aberdeen
Black Dragon houseboat at Aberdeen fishing village.
Airbnb Rentals in Sai Kung
Cottage-style, 4-bedroom apartment in Sai Kung.