Living in Tung Chung
Tung Chung Town Centre features a variety of shops, restaurants, a cinema and entertainment facilities centred around Citygate development; as well as, transportation to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island.
Citygate Outlets is at the heart of this new town, developed in conjunction with the Tung Chung MTR Station and bus terminus, and provides a focal point to the town. The Tung Chung Citygate Outlets have many factory outlets of high-end brands and other brands as well offering huge discounts in 500,000 square feet (46,000 m²) of shopping, entertainment, and food outlets spread across five floors. A square outside the mall contains a special fountain, which performs a musical show regularly. Fu-Tung Shopping Centre, Yat Tung Shopping Centre and Caribbean Square are three additional shopping centres in Tung Chung.
Both Chinese and Western foods are readily available at the many food outlets in Tung Chung. For something more unusual, one can enjoy a meal at a temple behind the Tung Chung Battery and a restaurant in Po Lin Monastery, which serves vegetarian food. Additionally, there are restaurants and bars offering Asian and European dishes near the Ngong Ping cable car terminal.
Tung Chung has a wide array of housing available. Some of the estates include Tung Chung Crescent, Seaview Crescent, Coastal Skyline, La Rossa, Le Bleu, Le Bleu Deux, Caribbean Coast, La Mer and The Visionary (coming soon)! Tung Chung Crescent is comprised of 8 towers totalling 2,158 flats averaging 829 sqft (77 sq.m.) The facilities include Children’s playroom, clubhouse, conference/function room, fitness room games room, gymnasium, Jacuzzi, reading lounge, sauna, squash courts, sun deck, outdoor swimming pool, table tennis and tennis courts.
Seaview Crescent has 4 towers which include 1,536 flats. The average size is 71 sq. m. The clubhouse consists of a badminton court, squash court, tennis court, basketball court, billiard room, function room, games room, gym, Jacuzzi, playground and swimming pool.
Coastal Skyline has 5 high-rise towers, totalling 3,370 flats. The average size is 807 sqft or (75 sq.m.). Coastal Skyline has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool in the clubhouse plus a children’s play area, tennis courts, squash court, basketball court, billiard room, gym, bowling alley, sauna and several spacious outdoor children’s play areas.
La Rossa is part of Coastal Skyline and has 2 towers high-rise. It shares the same facilities as Coastal Skyline. Le Bleu is also part of Coastal Skyline but has a separate entrance. It has 6 mid-rise towers. Residents also share the facilities with Coastal Skyline. Le Bleu Deux has 41 houses and like La Rossa and Le Bleu, they all share the clubhouse. Caribbean Coast consists of 13 high-rise towers, plus 56 houses. There are approximately 5,336 flats with the average size being 818 sqft (76 sq.m.) Caribbean Coast offers both indoor and outdoor children’s play areas, clubhouse, conference/function room, fitness room, games room, Jacuzzi, music room, reading lounge, sauna, shuttle bus, steam rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools. La Mer is part of the Caribbean Coast family. It was completed in 2011 and is made up of 56 houses located along the Tung Chung Waterfront with panoramic sea views. It also has a resort-style landscaped garden including a wonderful outdoor play area for the kids! The complex has 120m swimming pools, the exclusive clubhouse of 610,000sqft and more than 120 kinds of facilities.
Sunshine House runs international preschools in Seaview Crescent. Lantau International School in Mui Wo provides British curriculum schooling from Primary One to Six. It has 110 students with vacancies at various levels. A new English Schools Foundation (ESF) private school, Discovery Bay School, will have its first intake of students from August. It will use the campus of the ESF's Bauhinia School in Kwai Chung until its new school campus in Discovery Bay is ready in January.
Tung Chung is known for its convenience as it is in close proximity to the airport and MTR. Tung Chung to Central is only 30 minutes by MTR. Tung Chung connects to Hong Kong via the Tsing Ma Bridge, Ma Wan Viaduct, North Lantau Expressway and Cheung Ching Tunnel. The Tung Chung MTR line provides direct access to Central via Tsing Yi and Kowloon. Kowloon-Canton Railway's West Rail is accessible from the Nam Cheong MTR and KCR station. Buses connect Tung Chung to other parts of Lantau and the rest of Hong Kong. Ferry services link Tung Chung with Tuen Mun and Tai O.