Cheung Chau Island, 10 kilometers (6 miles) southwest of Hong Kong, is shaped like a barbell and has several beaches. The one on East Bay is bordered by cheap hotels while Italian Beach (Pak Tso Wan) is all but deserted. In between the two extremes is Windsurf Beach (Kwun Yam Wan) where Olymphic gold medalist Lee Lai-shan trained. Ferries from Central Pier 5.
Cheung Chau, Hong Kong