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Repulse Bay’s Many Faces: Glamorous, Exciting, Relaxed

With the lifestyle of an exclusive resort, The Lily is designed for busy executives to unwind


Repulse Bay provides a convenient, relaxing escape from urban Hong Kong. The serene natural beauty of this beach-side residential area is matched with a lux lifestyle. Fine dining and luxury shopping make it a popular weekend getaway for expats looking to soak up the sun and its resort-style atmosphere. Next door is Stanley, famous for the winding lanes of its market that bulge with garments, jewellery and art, and for the restaurants and pubs that line its seaside promenade.  

But there is more than just good food and fresh sea air to recommend Repulse Bay as one of the best neighbourhoods to raise a family. It sits close to some of the most prestigious schools in the city, including Hong Kong International School. For smaller children, a nearby retail complex is packed with children's soft play areas and other entertainments. 


Located at one of Hong Kong's most exclusive addresses, 129 Repulse Bay Road, is The Lily, winner of the 2011 Asia Pacific International Property Awards' five-star 'High-rise Architecture' accolade. Unrivalled panoramic views over the South China Sea and the surrounding mountains are among the reasons this 24-storey luxury property is the jewel in the crown of its developer, Chinachem Group.

Chinachem purchased the site for The Lily in a government land auction shortly after the handover in 1997. Its chief architect was Lord Norman Foster, who also designed Hong Kong airport and the HSBC building in Central. His curved, lily-shaped design has made it one of Hong Kong's most iconic and instantly recognisable buildings. 

The development's apartments have been newly renovated. Each is furnished with impeccable taste, featuring every luxury amenity and well-designed open-plan kitchens. The spacious serviced or rental apartments range from 1,816 sq ft to 7,000 sq ft. Facilities include indoor pools, a jacuzzi, a sauna, fitness centre, clubhouse, children's playrooms, function and conference rooms, all just minutes from the beach and 20 minutes' drive from Central. 


The Ocean Park MTR station on the Island South line is a short taxi ride from Repulse Bay, and the road from Central past Shouson Hill through upmarket Deep Water Bay makes for a captivating commute.

Many people who grew up in Hong Kong have warm childhood memories of family outings to the beach at Repulse Bay. JLL Hong Kong's Head of Residential Leasing and Relocation Services, Stella Abraham, fondly reminisces about crossing the harbour on the now defunct vehicular ferry from Kowloon, eating a bowl of noodles with a fried egg on the way, before driving along the coast. 

As adults, they now return to the popular beachside entertainment venue, the pulse. This complex offers al fresco dining at award-winning restaurants that serve cuisines from all over the world. Aerial yoga courses, a gym, family members' club, lifestyle stores, an art gallery, pet grooming and a hair salon are available for all to enjoy the sunshine-filled Southside way of life.​

For more information about our Residential Leasing and Relocation Services, please contact Stella Abraham

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