City Guides

the most important aspect of travel is knowing where to go. THE PRACTICAL MAN shows you the best places to eat, sleep, exercise & relax whilst you're away from home.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong may be small, but the former British colony and gateway to the East packs in an array of sophisticated fitness and emerging health offerings for busy locals and travellers. Firstly, there’s the diverse range of outdoor fitness options that take in the iconic scenery: from challenging runs with breathtaking views along the harbour, peaks and historic roads, to some spectacular climbs on Little Tung Lung Chau island. With an emerging clean eating scene and home to state-of-the-art, innovative fitness centres, such as the Pure Chain of luxury Health Clubs and the sleek nightclub-inspired cycle studio, XYZ the island is no longer short of feel good activity.

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Grand Hyatt Plateau Spa

The award-winning Plateau spa was opened in 2004 and has proven a highly successful experiment for the Grand Hyatt, which they now plan to roll out to their other hotels. Occupying the entire 11th floor of the Hyatt’s Asian flagship, Plateau Spa aims to be a hotel within a hotel. As well as saunas and a 50 metre pool with views of Victoria Harbour, Plateau Spa provides 24-hour access to high-quality, fitness facilities. You’ll find high quality equipment, free weights, personal trainers and an array of classes, a 400 metre jogging track and squash and tennis courts. And after your workout is done, expert masseuses are close to hand.

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Mandarin Oriental

As well some of the most sublime rooms in Hong Kong, this luxurious harbourside hotel also has an impressive, fully equipped fitness centre and spa which is open to hotel visitors whether or not you’re staying the night. The quality, modern equipment is first-class and excellently maintained, with unique in-built technological features for measuring and tracking your performance. Private consultations and tailored training are available to help you get the most out of your visits. You can continue your workout and cool off in the two lane swimming pool or treat your muscles in their spa.

Hong Kong