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Lo So Shing Beach has very good water quality. The annual ranking of the beach has been maintained as “Good” since EPD’s beach water quality monitoring programme in 1986. During a bathing season, the beach mostly achieves the weekly rating of Grade 1, while occasionally it hovers to Grade 2.
During and after periods of heavy rain, many beaches are likely to be more polluted than the beach grades suggest. Bathers should avoid swimming at beaches for up to three days after a storm or heavy rain.
The public are also advised to avoid swimming at "Grade 4" beaches until the water quality has improved.

Lo So Shing Beach
Beach Grading in 2020

Lo So Shing Beach
Breakdown of beach grading in the last three bathing seasons (2017 to 2019)

Figures may not add up to 100% due to roundings

Lo So Shing Beach
Long-term trend of beach water quality


Lo So Shing Beach is located on the west of Lamma Island. As it is remote from both ferry piers on the island, the beach is particularly quiet.

Lamma Island, about halfway between Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan
Beach length:
Public transport routes to Lo So Shing are:
Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry Holdings Ltd. (Central ---- Sok Kwu Wan)
Cheun Kee Ferry Limited (Aberdeen --- Sok Kwu Wan)
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Facilities & Opening Hours

Please visit the Leisure and Cultural Services Department Website or call the Beach Office for details: (
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