Nothing gets us more excited than shopping for summer fun! From finding the right waterproof beach bag to locating the perfect paddling pool to shopping for lots and lots of sunscreen, this guide has it all. Get styled for the perfect lazy summer day with the kids on the beach or prep for an amazing beachside getaway with this handy list of go-to summer shops in Hong Kong.
Cute and fancy-free...Singapore kids are dressing the streets and poolside in serious style these days. The carefree and playful vibe to Hunter + Boo apparel always appeals, but it’s the ethically-made nature that really captures the imagination and keeps us coming back for more. For kids ages 0-12, Elly is always a favorite for stylish clothing and shoes. For summer, Elly stocks the popular Salt Water Sandles and Native brands! Hailing from Hong Kong, we are loving the summer sun camp from Naomi Wear and cute baby and toddler breathable outfits from Ganas Kids. For sporty kids, Moody Tiger is a newly launched e-boutique that offers amazing athleisurewear for kids - yoga, sports camps, beach play here we come. For stylish summer party outfits, be sure to check out Little Islanders! For baby swim diapers and eco-friendly swim shirts - Petit Tippi rocks!
Hunter + Boo, hunterandboo.com
The Elly Store, www.theellystore.com
Moody Tiger, moodytiger.com
Ganas Kids, www.ganaskids.com
Little Islanders, www.little-islanders.com
Summer is here, so let's get swimming, and what better way to stay safe, and above all have fun than with floatables that come in all shapes and sizes! Little Steps has rounded up our top float picks - Pineapples, Giant Flamingos for groups and cute Hello Kitty tubes with matching bow cup holders. For discounted floats, we recommend heading to Toy Street in Sham Shui Po, where the choice is abundant and the prices are low.
Top Pool Floats In Hong Kong, Click here
Toy Street, Click here
Hitting the beach and pools is part of summer, and living in this wonderful city gives us an ample choice. But now to find the perfect pool and beach bag to pack it all in? Luckily for you, Little Steps has rounded up a list of go-to stores in Hong Kong offering the best beach totes, canvas pool bags, swimming pouches (for wet clothing), straw bags (for chic summer nights), and so much more!
Unique Beach Bags And Totes In Hong Kong, Click here
Start shopping and get beach styling! From itsy-bitsy bikinis to groovy board shorts to eco-friendly swim diapers, Hong Kong offers stores for all types. Fashionistas beware, Hong Kong is seriously getting into the swim of things! For kids, we have an entire list of go-to swim shops including both local designers as well as international brands that deliver to Hong Kong. For babies, see below for reusable swim diaper options. For mom and dad - we have you covered too.
Guide To Shopping For Swimsuits Hong Kong, Click here
Swim Diapers For Babies In Hong Kong
Swimsuits For Men In Hong Kong
Swimsuits For Women In Hong Kong
Hollow *Designed in Hong Kong
COS *Good for basics
Cotton On *Affordable
J.Crew *Excellent selection
Having the perfect beach towel to compliment your new swimsuit is key. Finding something that suits the kids is equally important, do you want something fluffy to sit on in the sand, or something absorbent for pool time? Whether you are looking for something lightweight to send with the kids or heavy and snuggly for days by the pool, there are plenty of stylish options in Hong Kong. Here are our favorite beach towels for keeping you dry in the sun.
Best Beach And Turkish Towels In Hong Kong, Click here
Making sure your kids have the right equipment for the pool and sea is crucial. Their safety is your number one priority. Luckily in Hong Kong, there is a vast selection of swim accessories to choose from. From armbands for floating, to goggles for seeing and snorkels for underwater exploration, choices are endless. Here are some of our favorite stores in Hong Kong, that will ensure you have plenty of water fun.
Goggles, Arm Bands, Snorkles In Hong Kong, Click here
Always a "hot" topic in Hong Kong, sunscreen can be expensive and quality can vary in Hong Kong. If you have a trip or friend heading to Australia, be sure to ask them to pick up some screens for you. If not, the below list offers the best sunscreen shopping in Hong Kong for babies, kids, and mom/dad too.
Great Sunscreens For Kids:
MooGoo Sunscreen, Website *Great for babies!
Thinksport Sunscreen, Website
Made4Baby Sunscreen, Website
Zinke by Key Sun, Website *Favorite for Faces + Variety of colors!
Neutrogena Beach Defence, Website
COOLA Sunscreen, Website
Stores With A Nice Variety Of Kids Sunscreen:
With the heat on the rise, a paddling pool is calling and we all dream of a swimming pool in the summer months. There are a variety of pools in Hong Kong, including small pools for balconies to large pools for gardens. Prices can vary as well from the cheap to the expensive. Little Steps has shopped around town to put together a guide on where to buy inflatable paddling pools for kids in Hong Kong.
Inflatable Paddling Pools in Hong Kong, Click here
Hit the pools with a traditional dive stick or ring, a speedy shark, or a trendy mermaid tail. The stores below offer the widest range of pool toys in Hong Kong. Browse, shop, and cannon-ball!
Where To Buy Pool Toys In Hong Kong?
Toys Club - Mermaid tails, rings, toys
Decathlon - Pool noodles, rings, more
Toys "R" Us - Everything
BabyCentral - Mermaid Tails By Fin Fun
Escapade - Swim toys, Swim sports
Families are hitting the high-seas this summer in Hong Kong. If you are looking to purchase a kayak or SUP, head to Kayak & Hike. Just let them know what you are looking for, how many paddles, and they can make a recommendation that fits your families needs.
Buying SUP Boards:
Buying Kayaks And Other Water Fun
Life Jackets For Kids And Adults
Protecting your kids' skin from all the mosquitos, bugs, and insects in the city can be a challenge especially during the summer months. From DEET-free to natural oils and beyond, Little Steps has gathered up the 5 mosquito repellents that work for kids in the city. Let them play - bite free!
Insect Repellent For Kids, Click here