The Repulse Bay

School's plan for flats will be bad news for residents in Repulse Bay

Hong Kong International School is seeking Town Planning Board approval to expand its campus with 200 more student places in Repulse Bay and 300 in Tai Tam.

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am

Settling in made easy for children

The mobility of the modern business world means executives can find themselves moving to new roles in different cities at short notice. When that happens, a big factor in helping the family settle in is to live somewhere that makes it easy for children to get out, make friends and always have plenty to do.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am


Government ignoring obvious benefits of double glazing

Earlier this month when the weather cooled down the windows of my flat were dripping with moisture.

21 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Stroke of genius

Art imitates life, or is it the other way around? For Anastassia Katafygiotis, the two are one and the same. Art has been her life since she took a painting class in her native Russia when she was four years old. After graduating from Moscow State University's prestigious art programme, Katafygiotis brought the school's rigorous and creative methods to Hong Kong.

31 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Upmarket marketing

Featuring art from far-flung corners of the world, gourmet cuisine and wine matching, an art studio and a luxury-clothing boutique catering to children, the new-look arcade at The Repulse Bay couldn't be better suited to the area's well-to-do residents and visitors to the yacht-dotted bay.

18 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Out and about

Southern Hong Kong Island's breathtaking rugged coastal scenery and picturesque beaches have been popular with visitors and residents since the 19th century. The beaches around Repulse Bay became easily accessible when the road over Wong Nai Chung Gap opened in 1924. The Repulse Bay Hotel had opened its doors four years earlier and remained a local landmark for more than half a century.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Renovated Repulse Bay arcade to offer taste of 1920s high life

More than 400 items that provide a glimpse into the lives of the privileged in old Hong Kong will go on display at The Repulse Bay arcade at the end of the year.

5 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

'Village people' always ready to help

A village on stilts is how Christine de Santis considers The Repulse Bay, the place where she has lived with her husband and daughter since 1997.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Furore over beachfront development plan

District councillor upset over government proposal to auction landmark building in Repulse Bay for hotel project

Repulse Bay is fighting to save a beachfront building that has helped define the shoreline for at least 50 years.

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

De Ricou at The Repulse Bay

Down by the sea


The Repulse Bay is an architectural landmark in Hong Kong which offers sea views in front and green views at the back.


5 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Grosvenor Place

{in the heart of Repulse Bay}


Grosvenor Place is a prestigious residential development that was completed in 2004. The 29-storey single tower comprises 21 apartments, each occupying a whole floor. There is a larger duplex penthouse. All units have unobstructed panoramic views over the Repulse Bay beach and the South China Sea.


10 May 2006 - 12:00am


A photograph on page 42 of the Property magazine on March 29 was incorrectly captioned as a Swire Properties serviced apartment. It was in fact a serviced apartment at The Repulse Bay.

5 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

wine coolers

1. Greggio silver-plated wine cooler, $1,195, from Townhouse, shop 210, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2845 0633.

2. Ivory-ceramic wine cooler with wooden rim, $795, from Tequila Kola, 1/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2877 3295.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

The good, the bad and the ugly

Bank of China Tower, Central (top left) Architect I.M. Pei said the tower's shape represented bamboo shoots but many saw it as a knife slicing the sky. Former governor Chris Patten planted three willows in his garden to repel the building's negative chi.

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

House 49

House 49

56 Repulse Bay Road

Size: 4,000 sq ft

Layout: five bedrooms

To rent: $200,000 a month

Agent: Colliers International

4 May 2005 - 12:00am