Hong Kong is no Doubt one of the most popular cities in the world. The busy city receives hundreds of thousands, if not millions of visitors every year both on business or leisure travel. Apparently, many may not know that Hong Kong is also a gay-friendly city. Here are some of the best spots for gay people in Hong Kong.
1. Hotels – Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) Hotel
Just as its name suggests, this popular gay-friendly hotel sits right in the middle of the Lan Kwai Fong Street, a famous square of busy streets. It is a middle-budget luxury hotel that offers more than 90 guest rooms, contemporary=-styled, spacious, and comfy. Its strategic proximity near a couple of gay bars and other gay spots such as saunas further makes it an awesome hotel to stay in if you’re a gay visitor or local in Hong Kong. Especially if you’re a fan of nightlife, you will find the LFK quite accommodating and fun. The hotel features include a bar, restaurant, spa, fitness center, café, a rooftop terrace, and free Wi-Fi.
Even more interesting is that the LKF is not the only great gay-friendly hotel on HK. Others include the Citadines Mercer, The Upper House, and Conrad Hong Kong the Citadines Mercer offers a restaurant, a fitness center, a swimming pool, and is equipped with free wi-fi. It is also walking distance away from the famous gay bar, the Zoo Bar.
2. Beaches – The Middle Bay Beach
Even though the Chinese capital doesn’t have a beach that is exclusively for gay people, there are some that attract more gays than others. A good example is the Middle Bay Beach in Hong Kong Island, which is one of the best spots for gay people in HK. It is located just next to repulse bay and is a popular beach attracting both the locals and tourists. It is easily accessible by foot or taking a cab.
If you’re a fan of spending time in the sunny sandy beach, playing beach sports and water sports, the Middle Bay Beach can be a great spot to spend your weekend or vacation in Hong Kong. Other popular beaches for the gay community in Hong Kong include the South Bay Beach Hong Kong Island and the Cheung Sha Beach in Lantau Island.
3. Bars and Clubs – The TIME Bar
There are various reasons why The Time bar is arguably among the top best spots for gay people in Hong Kong. In 2017, this popular gay-friendly bar received the 2017 5 star winner award. They also have discounts on drinks, exclusive for members. It’s a wonderful place to spend your evenings enjoying drinks with a friend or loved one. The Glass-fronted bar has a chic look and the environment is quite welcoming. It’s also a great entertainment spot, especially if you are a lover of music. Located at 65 Hollywood Road, the Time bars entrance is located on Man Hing Lane at the back of the building. The time bar is open at 18:30 pm to 02:00 am Monday through to Saturday.
The Zoo bar is also another popular gay bar in Hong Kong. Located at 33 Jervols Street in Sheung Wan, this popular gay bar becomes full to the brim on weekends. It hosts popular events from time to time and is home to great music, dancing, and wonderful bar experience.
4. Massage Joints – The Wiz Spa HK
If you’re looking for a great Hong Kong massage spot in the busy city, the Wiz Spa is one of the best places to relieve stress, relax your body, and calm your mind. The beautifully designed massage spot offers high-quality services and provides an awesome view of the Victoria harbor. In addition, you are served by the most handsome masseurs in town, plus all the rooms are equipped with beautiful individual showers. There’s a huge range of treatment options to choose from. This famous Hong Kong gay massage spot is open from 12 pm to 2 am throughout the week.