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If you are an expat working in Thailand, Malaysia or even Hong Kong, there’s a great way to send the next long weekend by chartering a yacht from Friday to Sunday and exploring the small bays around the main harbour.

Here is a sample itinerary for a yacht charter in Hong Kong, for two days and two nights.

Friday – Take in a cruise at Victoria Harbour, and as the sun sets, you sail closer to the amazing Disneyland fireworks show, where you can enjoy the spectacular fireworks display before sailing to an up market residential development by the name of Discovery Bay, where you will moor for the night.

Saturday – The traditional fishing villages of Cheung Chao and Tai-O make for a very interesting day, as you gain in insight into the lives of the fishing community that live in special houses built on stilts. Cheung Chao Island is a very popular venue located between Lantau and Lamma Islands, where you can relax on pristine sandy beaches with clear, blue water, and enjoy fine seafood dining in the evening. Here are a few tips when chartering a yacht, which you will find useful.

Sunday – Lamma Island is a beautiful area, with Yung Shue Wang the main settlement that consists of timber houses and a few famous restaurants and local stores attractively decorated. Then head to Sok Kwu Bay, which is a traditional fishing village where life is unchanged for centuries. Then, as evening approaches, you make your way back to the marina, having had an amazing weekend sightseeing around the coves of Hong Kong.

Other Attractions

Aside from the above itinerary, there are other great venues for sightseers, with Sai Kung and the Kao Sai Fish Farm, where you can catch a wide range of fish, or simply observe them in a natural environment. You can ask the captain to moor off one of the quiet islands, where you can sip your favourite cocktail and watch an incredible sunset.

Online Solutions

The Internet makes booking a long weekend in Hong Kong very simple, and with a Google search, you can locate the website of a local yacht charter firm, who would have several long weekend packages to choose from. The yachts are new and range from 40-80ft, so there will be something ideal for your group, which might be a single family or a group of friends. Yacht charter works out to be very reasonable when the costs are shared by all the guests, and the price is all-inclusive, so you won’t have a problem to budget your weekend. Here is some online information on Covid-19 in Hong Kong.

New Year

There’s no better way to say goodbye to 2020 than on a private luxury yacht overlooking Hong Kong, and if you would like to learn more about their packages, enquire with the online yacht charter company and see what they have on offer. The New Year is not far away, so we would advise you to book soon, if you want to be sure of a booking on your preferred dates.

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