Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Kowloon

Enjoy the culture and other features of Kowloon. This city's shopping, skyscrapers and restaurants attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and scenic location add to the charm. Local cultural sights include Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Cultural Centre. 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

Sightseeing in and around Kowloon

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kowloon a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Happy Valley Race Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ocean Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hong Kong Disneyland (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Ngong Ping 360 (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Hong Kong Zoo and Botanical Gardens (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Sha Tin Race Course (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kowloon

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kowloon is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stanley Main Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Fa Hui Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Kowloon Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Victoria Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Hong Kong Zoo and Botanical Gardens (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Repulse Bay Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Kowloon

Fly into Hong Kong (HKG-Hong Kong Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Shenzhen (SZX-Shenzhen Intl.), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Hong Kong Kowloon Bay Station, Hong Kong Choi Hung Station and Hong Kong Ngau Tau Kok Station are the main stations in the city. Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Whampoa Station or Kowloon Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay around Kowloon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 192 vacation rentals near Kowloon. From 171 Condos/Apartments to 11 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kowloon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kowloon?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kowloon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui Station: 319 vacation rentals
  • Tsim Sha Tsui: 109 vacation rentals
  • Mong Kok: 146 vacation rentals
  • Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal: 319 vacation rentals
  • Tsim Sha Tsui: 320 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kowloon! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kowloon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Kowloon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui Station: 319 rentals
  • Hong Kong China Ferry Terminal: 319 rentals
  • Tsim Sha Tsui: 320 rentals
  • Hong Kong Mong Kok Station: 320 rentals
  • Hong Kong Yau Ma Tei Station: 318 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kowloon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.