Lantau Island Hong Kong is the biggest out of the 230 islands belong to the territory of Hong Kong. In fact, it is even bigger than Hong Kong Island itself. The lantau island maps comprise of very attractive mountain scenery and an impressive rocky coastline with pretty white beaches. Mostly visitor’s visit in order to visit the famous Po Lin Monastery, as well it is ideal for hiking tours.
A few years back very few visitors would go to Lantau Island. But now the Lantau Island Hong Kong sees a large number of tourists visiting this beautiful place. It’s a place of contrasts, where the most modern of Hong Kong meets the most traditional. At one end, the Chek Lap Kok, where the tops were knocked off islands and the land between reclaimed to build a huge ultra-modern airport to serve Hong Kong; at the other, lies a tiny fishing village where locals lead a life still pretty much undisturbed.
On the Lantau Island maps, the beautiful scenery and famous historical sites are truly fascinating. There is a chain of mountains that stretches from the higher elevations in the west to the lower ridges in the east. The highest peak in the mountain range is Phoenix Mountain which is the second highest peak in all of Hong Kong. The most popular attraction for tourists visiting Lantau Island Hong Kong is climbing Phoenix Mountain to view and admire the sunrise. Tourists often climb up at night, and reach the top before the daybreak. A part of the island has been designated as Wild Countryside Park. Tai O, village also known as "The Venice of the Orient", is the largest settlement on Lantau Island. Tourists can take part in many outdoor activities in the Wild Countryside Park such as hiking, camping, swimming, and fishing or just barbecue in the mountains far from the hustle and bustle of the towns. The tranquil, natural environment has turned Lantau Island into a very popular spot for not only nature lovers and hikers but who like large entertainment parks as well.
During your visit to Lantau Island, put up at the comfortable Lantau island hotels which are all world class hotels. Lantau Island hotels provide with all the best of facilities and amenities located in excellent location for the convenience of visitors. Lantau island hotels provide with excellent accommodation catering to all brackets of visitors.