Destination guide

Arty Shenzhen will entice you

The area's museums and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Shenzhen. Renowned for its shopping, parks and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions such as OCT East and Splendid China Folk Village. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Shenzhen

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Shenzhen a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • OCT East (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Hong Kong Disneyland (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Ngong Ping 360 (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Hong Kong Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Splendid China Folk Village (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Happy Valley (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Shenzhen

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shenzhen is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hong Kong Wetland Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Fa Hui Park (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Silvermine Beach (20.2 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Shenzhen People's Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lizhi Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Shenzhen Central Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Shenzhen

Fly into Hong Kong (HKG-Hong Kong Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Shenzhen (SZX-Shenzhen Intl.), which is 20.3 mi (32.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Shenzhen Station, Shenzhen Bantian Station and Shenzhen North Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Shenzhen by catching a ride on the metro at Guomao Station, Laojie Station or Luohu Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shenzhen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shenzhen:

  • Tsim Sha Tsui: 112 holiday homes
  • Mong Kok: 144 holiday homes
  • Wan Chai: 51 holiday homes
  • Central: 59 holiday homes
  • Causeway Bay: 74 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shenzhen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Shenzhen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Splendid China Folk Village: 53 holiday rentals
  • Shun Hing Square: 238 holiday rentals
  • Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center: 225 holiday rentals
  • Minsk World: 187 holiday rentals
  • Donghai Cultural Square: 129 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shenzhen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Shenzhen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2 Condos/Apartments in Shenzhen. Our other popular types of Shenzhen holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 2 holiday houses