Village houses on Lamma Island where, on average, properties are being let on Airbnb for more than comparable ones on The Peak. Photo: Shutterstock

Airbnb flats on Hong Kong’s Peak cheaper than on Lamma and Lantau islands, data shows

As Airbnb listings in the city shoot up despite stiff penalties, two-bedroom flats on outlying islands are being let out for nearly HK$13,000 more a month on average than in the city’s most exclusive residential area

Topic |   Hong Kong property

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Village houses on Lamma Island where, on average, properties are being let on Airbnb for more than comparable ones on The Peak. Photo: Shutterstock
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Jane Li

Jane Li

Jane Li is a reporter covering China’s economy and social trends. She graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a master's degree in journalism. Prior to SCMP, she worked for Bloomberg Businessweek and her stories have featured in MSNBC, Quartz and the Financial Times’ Chinese site.