If you like watching those famous martial arts movies from the south of China, you’ll be very familiar with the modern, bustling economic metropolis that is Hong Kong. This beautiful island is home to many famous romantic places where you can take your loved one for some you-and-me-together-time. Hong Kong, being the dynamic city that it is, also has several romantic activities for couples, many of which are immortalized on the silver screen. Winter’s around the corner and Hong Kong is never more romantic than when the cool breezes blow; you cannot find a better time to visit Hong Kong with your sweetheart!

  1. Hike Hong Kong’s Fabulous Mountain Trails Together!
Mountain Trails Hong Kong

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Feeling the strain a bit? Get your hiking boots on and get to Dragon’s Back to trek on Hong Kong’s stunning hiking trails. Get two eyefuls of the beautiful coastal scenery, including the sights of Shek O, Tai Long Wan, Stanley and Tai Tam regions and the pristine blues of the South China Sea. Hiking on Dragon’s Back is one of the best things to do in Hong Kong.

  1. Shopping – The Best Couples Therapy Ever!
Causeway Bay Hong Kong

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Whether you go shopping in Hong Kong’s malls or on street stalls, it’s great fun. Check out Tsim Sha Tsui, Central and Causeway Bay areas for luxury shopping. Visit Mongkok, Jordan and the Fashion Wholesale District in Cheung Sa Wan Road for mid-range fun stuff. Shop at Temple Street and Ladies Market for bargain-worthy goodies your lady will love.

  1. Celebrate Your Couples Foodie Fetish

Sharing munchies together is a sign of good times to come. Start your morning with a ‘yumcha’ dim sum breakfast, or do the A B C– Bacons, Eggs, and Bread. Lunch on roast meats, char siew and roast duck in Wellington Street near Central. Seal your couples’ foodie fetish with some authentic fish curry balls over rice at Hong Kong’s night market!

Best Romantic Things to Do in Hong Kong

  1. Enjoy Fabulous Views With Your Honey
Victoria Peak Hong Kong

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Stroll along the harbor, and enjoy Hong Kong’s shimmering lights reflected on the water. Take the tram to Victoria Peak and take in the fabulous views of the city from the peak. Stroll along Lan Kwai Fang and Victoria Harbor to capture some spectacular views of the coastal sights. End your picturesque Hong Kong sightseeing evening with a breathtaking view of the Symphony of Lights show at Victoria Harbor.

  1. Take A Couples Trip To Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland

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Hong Kong’s Disneyland is based on Chinese and Feng Shui design traditions. Explore the delights of Fantasyland, Frozen Land and the Marvel Area together. Watch the daytime parade “Flight of Fantasy,” and nighttime parade “Paint the Night,” as they pass by. Enjoy the “Disney in the Stars” fireworks display at night and the special Disney performances during major holidays like New Year’s Day.

  1. Cruise Around The Hong Kong Waters
Symphony of Lights Hong Kong

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A nighttime sail is breathtaking, with the Symphony of Lights and the city lights throwing brilliantly colored stars into the water. Take a picnic along – some seafood, a bottle of wine and something sweet to make it perfect. An evening cruise on the South China Sea is one of the most romantic things to do in Hong Kong.

  1. Ride The Big Ferris Wheel Together
Hong Kong Observation Wheel

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The 60-meter tall Hong Kong Observation Wheel may not be the tallest in the world, but it’s no less romantic. Go up to the top in the evening and watch incredible views over Victoria Harbor, while the skies and the sea glow with a million reflected lights.

  1. Catch Spectacular Sunsets Together!
Yung Shue Wan Village Hong Kong

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There’s something about watching a magnificent sunset together that brings couples closer. Catch some incredible sunsets at the Yung Shue Wan village on Lamma Island. Also grab some panoramic, magnificent 360-degree views of Hong Kong’s skyline from the city’s highest viewing platform, the open-air Sky Terrace 428.

  1. Enjoy A Romantic Dinner Together
Romantic Dinner Hong Kong

Romantic Dinner Hong Kong I

Enjoy a lovely candlelit dinner while feasting your eyes on fabulous view of the city from the 396-meter tall Peak Tower, Hong Kong’s magnificent leisure, and shopping complex. Take your pick of these terrific restaurants – Wildfire, Lú Fēng, Fujiyama Mama or Hong Kong Day.

  1. Take A Romantic Chopper Ride Over Hong Kong
chopper ride Hong Kong

chopper ride Hong Kong

Enjoy a fabulous helicopter ride over Hong Kong and the spectacular birds-eye view of the city. Several tour operators provide helicopter tours, so do check them out. Grab a hi-tech camera with a telephoto lens and capture some incredible aerial views of the city.

  1. Picnic Together At Hong Kong Park
Hong Kong Park

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This 80,000-acre public park’s stunning natural landscape with its streams, ponds, waterfalls, and cliffs made from artificial rocks offers a much-needed breath of fresh air. Grab your honey by the hand and stroll along the free guided bird-watching walks held every Wednesday.

  1. Get Some Couple Pampering Done At A Fabulous Spa!
Hong Kong couples spa

Hong Kong couples spa

What better way to bond with your love than at a spa, being pampered by practiced hands, while fragrances from aromatic oils and scented candles fill the air. After a day of sauna, steam, whirlpool and instant rejuvenation treatments, the two of you will feel closer than ever to each other.

  1. Go Beach Bumming With Your Honey!
Tung Wan beach Hong Kong

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Hong Kong has some really nice beaches for beach bumming. So go ahead, do the hold-hands-and-stroll thing with him, enjoying sunsets over the water. If you’re into surfing, check out Big Wave Bay. However, for a bit of a private coochie-coo, Tung Wan beach is your best bet.

  1. Couples Fun At The Cool Ocean Park Theme Park
Ocean Park Hong Kong

Ocean Park Hong Kong

This park is just perfect for couples. There’s a panda observatory with tiny pandas in it that’ll make her squeal in happiness. The dolphin shows, the aquarium and the vintage Hong Kong theme park are definite people pleasers. Lunch at Neptune’s restaurant and enjoy fabulous views of the sea.

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Conclusion

Hong Kong’s a place made for couples; it’s a place filled with beautiful landscapes, fun places to hang out, great spas and wonderful parks and attractions. There’s no dearth of romantic fun to enjoy in Hong Kong. The important thing is to discover what the both of you like to do and then do those things together. If you’re into artsy stuff, do a tour of Hong Kong’s museums, theaters, and Madame Tussaud’s chamber. You get the idea.

 

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As a Mass Comm postgraduate, Neha naturally has an artistic take on everything about life. This is quite evident in her writings as well. An avid trekker, explorer and a true foodie; Neha finds happiness in small endeavours of life and loves to pen them down as a cherished memory. A firm believer that “we have just one life to live and so much to do”, Neha lives every moment to the fullest.