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, as does its cosmopolitan and scenic location. Local cultural sights include Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Cultural Centre. If you're looking for accommodation options 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.


Sightseeing in and around Kowloon

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

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kowloon

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kowloon

Fly into Hong Kong (HKG-Hong Kong Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre. 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 travelling 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. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Whampoa Station or Kowloon Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay near Kowloon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 271 holiday rentals near Kowloon. From 15 Houses to 230 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kowloon for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kowloon?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kowloon. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Yau Ma Tei: 267 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui Station: 483 holiday rentals
  • Ho Man Tin: 145 holiday rentals
  • Tsim Sha Tsui: 159 holiday rentals
  • Sham Shui Po: 59 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kowloon! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Kowloon. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui Station: 483 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Yau Tong Station: 483 holiday rentals
  • Olympian City Shopping Mall: 484 holiday rentals
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH): 484 holiday rentals
  • Hong Kong Mong Kok Station: 483 holiday rentals

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