Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Sha Tin

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Sha Tin. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and sightseeing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery and Sha Tin Race Course are just a couple of the must-sees. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Sha Tin

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sha Tin has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Happy Valley Race Course (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Ocean Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Hong Kong Disneyland (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • OCT East (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Sha Tin Race Course (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Hong Kong Zoo and Botanical Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sha Tin

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sha Tin is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Main Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Fa Hui Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Kowloon Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Victoria Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Hong Kong Zoo and Botanical Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Clear Water Bay Second Beach (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sha Tin

The nearest airport is in Hong Kong (HKG-Hong Kong Intl.), located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Shenzhen (SZX-Shenzhen Intl.), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hong Kong Sha Tin Wai Station, Hong Kong Che King Temple Station and Hong Kong Sha Tin Station are the main stations in the city.

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