Located on the south side of Lantau Island, facing the South China Sea, Lower Cheung Sha Beach has a long coastline. With a variety of restaurants, you can get away on an easy journey and enjoy a holiday without a trip to the airport.
The wave season at Lower Cheung Sha Beach is found in the summer months. Hong Kong summer (May to September) often has south or southwest swell. As Cheung Sha is located in the south of Hong Kong, the waves come in directly from the south. It makes summer the perfect wave season on Lantau Island, where you can find very good waves. When the waves come in, they can reach as large as head-high. It not only attracts novices and experienced surfers to surf in Cheung Sha, it also attracts a lot of total beginners with no experience to pick up the surfboard here.
Wave point terrain: Sandy bottom, with multiple peaks.
Wave type: Relatively mild, slow. When the waves are big, the shore break can be heavy.
Surfers of different levels; also suitable for different board types including skimboard, boogie, shortboard, longboard and SUP board. Due to the long coastline, the waves at different locations vary in size. Choose a suitable area for yourself.
Best Wave Direction: South/Southwest Swell
Tides: Mid to low tide or low to mid tide
Lantau non-wave season:
Winter (October to April) is not the wave season in Cheung Sha, Lantau, but there can be waves on occasion. When there is a big easterly swell, there will be waves suitable for practice in Cheung Sha. Waves can also be good.
✅Western restaurant and coffee shop
✅Rental board shop
✅LCSD changing room and shower
✅Surfing school (www.hongkongsurfinglesson.com)
How to get there:
15 minutes from Mui Wo, or 25 minutes from Tung Chung; direct buses and taxis
Advice by Sport