Wednesday, 24.5.2017

Fook Lee Teahouse B&B, N.T. Remote B&B for Hiking Fans

[05/06/12] 

The Fook Lee Teahouse is found in the North Eastern part of the New Territories and is one of the few places you can spend the night between Sha Tin and Shenzhen. Of course, it's not like yester year when people travelled everywhere on foot and found themselves needing an inn for the night (we'd like to live like that for a week) but if you're planning an excursion to these parts it's a must stop. Often quite literally.

The manager speaks remarkably good English and the rates are reasonable, HK$125/night to be precise. A roof over your heard for the same price as a bowl of olives in Sevva. As you might imagine, the accommodation is simple, clean and satisfying in a 'there's more to life than money' kind of way. An opinion quickly pushed to the back of your mind when you're enjoying the spa in the Mandarin Oriental. 

To get to the B&B you have to hike for two and a half hours from Tai Mei Tuk to the hamlet of Sam A Tsuen in Plover Cove Country Park which is one of the best names we've ever come across. It sounds like a level on Super Mario. The guesthouse has three rooms but the biggest attraction is the fresh, cheap food; particularly the steamed fish. After a long day's walk it's all you want in the world, and remember to take your time eating - it's a long way back.

Fook me it's special.


Related-Articles

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

Seadventure Dive Resort

Real men are all about being practical as well as innovativ...

Secret Tour HK

Secret Tour HK runs secret tours around Hong Kong that aren’...

Crazy Kyrgyzstan Adventure

Oh how we yearn for adventure. The adrenaline of flying over...

Only You Hotel Atocha

Once in a generation, a hotel comes along that helps define ...

Alila Purnama

Cast back, if you will, to a time of innocence, when you wer...

Espace Elastique B&B, Tai …

Espace Elastique is a little B&B in Lantau’s Tai O fishi...

The Sarojin, Thailand

The Sarojin is a small hotel in the Thai jungle that's ideal...

Qatar Airways Specials

Partner Pulsit: For whatever reason we do it, we all love to...

Banyan Tree Lang Co

You work hard, and you deserve a break from time to time. So...