Despite the ongoing travel restrictions, we’re lucky that in Hong Kong we’re but a stones throw away from misty mountains, sandy beaches and sleepy towns full of quaint bars and restaurants. But if you’re looking to prolong the tranquility, these Airbnbs are on hand to host you for a long-stay and ensure that you leave well rested and relaxed. Here are some of the best Airbnbs for a Hong Kong getaway…

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A tranquil, rooftop cottage on Lamma Island

Residing in the tranquil village of Lamma’s Pok Kok, this sleepy two-bedroom cottage is just a 25-minute ferry ride away from Hong Kong’s Central district and five-minutes by boat from the main town of Yung Shue Wan. Sleeping three guests over one double and one single bedroom, the three-story house is a private abode inclusive of a garden with a trampoline and roof with 360-degree views of the ocean.

Sleeps: three guests
Price: HK$600 per night.
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An open island home in Sai Kung

This three-bedroom open-plan home is just ten minutes from the beach and moments from bustling Sai Kung Town. Boasting a quiet oasis with lush views of Hong Kong greenery, you and your guests will have access to both floors of the house and all the amenities that come with the property.

Sleeps: five guests
Price: HK$1,886 per night.
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Spacious and quiet one-bedroom apartment on Lamma Island

If you’ve been tempted by the Lamma lifestyle, this spacious one-bedroom home away from home offers a taste of island life just minutes from the vibrant main town of Yung Shue Wan. Sleeping two, kick back and relax with friends or family on the large terrace while the sun goes down.

Sleeps: two guests
Price: HK$900 per night
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A treetop escape on South Lantau

Nestled amongst the treetops and foothills of Sunset Peak on South Lantau, the apartment is just a five-minute walk to Shan Shek Wan beach and closeby to Cheung Sha and Pui O. With hiking trails and tranquil streams and swimmable rock pools on your doorstep, this property is perfect for those looking to get back to nature.

Sleeps: 4 guests
Price: HK$2,245 per night
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A spacious, artistic villa in Sai Kung Town

Situated just atop a small hillside only a five-minute walk from Sai Kung Town, this artistic, quirky villa has been adorned with original and creative artworks from all over the world. Recharge and reset in a spacious double bedroom overlooking nature, a far cry from city skyscrapers and busy roads.

Sleeps: two guests
Price: HK$1,080 per night.
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A chic jungle loft in New Territories

With living space expanding over three floors, this jungle loft has plenty of room for up to four guests to enjoy. Its expansive terrace garden overlooking the sea is a gorgeous space for a couple of drinks in the evening with friends and its open kitchen equipped to cook up a storm.

Sleeps: four guests
Price: HK$4,800
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A bright village house on Lantau Island

Four kilometers from Mui Wo pier, this bright, modern home is located in Pui O village, three minutes uphill from the road. Close to hiking trails and the ocean, go for long walks during the day and come home to a large rooftop, barbecue and enviable sunset views.

Sleeps: six guests
Price: HK$2,000 per night
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A luxury castle villa next to Golden Beach

Akin to a castle, this luxurious villa sleeps eight guests across six bedrooms, a ginormous private garden, gym, sauna and heated swimming pool with jacuzzi — complete with sea views. What more could you ask for?

Sleeps: eight guests
Price: HK$31,000 per night.
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Mansion on Cheung Chau

It comes as no surprise to learn that this colonial Cheung Chau based mansion is often fully booked for months at a time. 20 minutes from the harbour, the secluded clifftop property sleeps eight and is fully equipped with a large sundeck, barbecue, bar and jacuzzi.

Sleeps: eight guests
Price:HK$9,929
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The Lighthouse

Another very popular property on Airbnb, ‘The Lighthouse’ is sought after for its location, outdoor space and sea views. With over 10,000 square feet of well- manicured, and usually flowering gardens, this idillic home is perfect for relaxed weekend brunches and sunny barbecues.

Sleeps: four guests
Price: HK$7,288 per night
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A cottage-style oasis in Sai Kung

Recently renovated in an old French cottage style with Scandinavian influence, this Sai Kung oasis opens up over 700 square feet and three storeys. Just 10 minutes from Sai Kung Town and close to public transport, its private outdoor terrace and barbecue make for lazy weekends.

Sleeps: three guests
Price: HK$1,600 per night
Book here.

Lexi Davey
Managing Editor
A typical ‘third culture’ kid, Lexi spent the best part of her life between Hong Kong and Malaysia. A self-confessed heliophile with a thirst for travel and adventure, she moved home to foster a career in digital editing and lifestyle copywriting. Loves include: commas, nervous laughter and her rescue pup, Wella