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Learn to surf! Surf Hong Kong offers two-hour lessons for beginners at Tai Long Wan, where you’ll find the most picturesque surfing beaches in all of Hong Kong. For just under US$40 you’ll receive all the instruction and equipment you need to get started.
Refuel afterwards at one of the modest beach cafes that serve up simple fare like calamari, fried rice and stir-fries.
Visit the cutting edge Para-site Gallery, founded in 1966 by a group of artists and now Hong Kong’s leading contemporary art space.
If this inspires you to create some art of your own, visit the David Chan Photo Shop for collectible old film cameras (16 Kimberley Rd, Champagne Court, Tsim Sha Tsui, Tel: 85 22 723 3886).
Enjoy a leisurely cruise around Victoria Harbour on Aqua Luna’s iconic red-sailed junk. Disembark for English afternoon tea (it’s part of the Afternoon Delight cruise package) at Hullet House, a hotel in Tsim Tsa Shui that’s housed in a magnificent colonial building.
Afterwards, head to Salt Spa at the nearby K11 Art Mall to experience Halotherapy. It’s a treatment that takes place in a room that mimics the conditions of a salt mine, and is purported to alleviate allergies and other ailments.