Macao Holidays

Located on the Southeast coast of China to the western bank of the Pearl River Delta and bordering Guangdong Province, Macao is a Special Administrative Region of China, located 60 kilometres from Hong Kong.

Only an hour by high speed ferry from Hong Kong, Macao could not be more different. With its relaxed Portuguese influenced atmosphere, and architecture, along with the UNESCO World Heritage listed historic centre, Macao is a unique fusion of Chinese and Portuguese culture. As one of the fastest growing destinations in the Far East, Macao makes for an ideal stop over or city break.

 

Destination Highlights
  • Culture and History
  • Shopping
  • Vibrant Entertainment
  • Relaxing in Macao
  • Senado Square

Time Zone

GMT +6 hours.

Flight Time

Flights directly into Hong Kong take approxoimately 11 Hours 35 Minutes from London Heathrow and then take the short high speed ferry crossing to Macao.

Currency

MOP - Macao Pataca or HKD - Hong Kong Dollar

Visa Information

British passport holders can stay for up to three months without a visa.

Health Information

No vaccinations required
  • Shopping

    From Baroque churches to Chinese temples, this beautiful area is one of Macao’s greatest gems. It was in 2005 when UNESCO named over 20 buildings and squares collectively, as the Historic Centre of Macao World Heritage Site, providing a distinctive connection to the fusion of the East and West. Perfect for strolling around, highlights include A-Ma Temple, the oldest building in Macao, the Iconic ruins of St Paul's and the elegantly beautiful Senado Square.

  • Vibrant Entertainment

    From glitzy malls with all the latest designer labels to traditional markets selling antiques and souvenirs of all kinds, there’s no shortage of options in Macao for the shopaholic.  Popular areas are around São Domingos near Senado Square, and in the Three Lamps district (Rotunda de Carlos da Maia) near the Red Market.   

  • Relaxing in Macao

    Macau is famous for its casinos; however, there are many other hot nightspots available to keep everyone entertained. Apart from Macau’s world class restaurants, there are plenty of options for night owls including vibrant bars and clubs welcoming international DJs. Or catch one of the shows, such as the spectacular multi-million dollar House of Dancing Water, with its breathtaking high dive acrobatics. 

  • Senado Square

    It's two beaches, Hác-Sá and Cheoc Van, are perfect for lazy afternoons of sunbathing and swimming, while Coloane Park boasts walking trails, a sizeable hill to climb and excellent picnic spots. Both of which are ideal for a relaxing afternoon after a morning of exploring the city. And with the vast amount of 5* hotels there is no shortage of elegant spas offering a wide range of local and international treatments. 

Types of Macao holidays

Macao Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend flying in to Hong Kong and taking the 60 minute high speed ferry to Macao. 

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