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Immediate Release
9 January 2019
Romantic Rendezvous @ Discovery Bay celebrates Moonlight Romance
Embrace the month of love with events featuring Lovers in the Moonlight, classic heart-shaped candle lights on the beach and Love Lock Promenade

Reflecting the spirit of happiness, unity and plenitude, the moon has long been associated with love and romance. With back-to-back celebrations for Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day and the Lantern Festival this February, Discovery Bay proudly presents the splendid “Romantic Rendezvous”, centred around the theme of “Moonlight Romance”, which includes a series of unique and memorable experiences for you and the one you love—from the moon and back! 

Lovers can expect nothing short of romance with the spectacular installations at D’Deck and DB North Plaza, which bring together the best of east and west. Complemented with the twinkling lights at the Love Lock Promenade, DB North Plaza features “Lovers in the Moonlight” decorations, creating a truly picturesque setting for taking selfies. And at D’Deck, traditional peach blossoms take on a surreal look, where couples can make their wishes in the month of love. 

From sealing your love at DB North Plaza’s Love Lock Promenade, enjoying the fascinating scenery along the classic horse-drawn carriage ride, taking the best shots with classic giant heart-shaped candle lights at the moon-blanched Tai Pak Beach, to pampering your valentine with a delectable Valentine’s Day menu at one of the restaurants along the renowned promenade at D’Deck or DB North Plaza, Discovery Bay is the perfect place for you and your loved one to savour special moments together on an enchanting break. For those who wish to express their love through hand-made gifts, the one-of-a-kind open-air Discovery Bay Sunday Market offers a wide array of gift choices specially crafted for this romantic season. 

For more information about “Romantic Rendezvous @ Discovery Bay celebrates Moonlight Romance”, please visit our websites www.ddeck.hk and www.facebook.com/VisitDiscoveryBay or email explore@visitdbay.com.

 

Appendix

A) Romantic Rendezvous @ Discovery Bay Celebrates Moonlight Romance (From now until 19th February)

From now until 19th February, lovers can expect nothing short of romance with the stunning installations at D’Deck and DB North Plaza, which bring together the best of east and west in the season of love.

DB North Plaza

Featuring a silver-white crescent moon and heart-shaped decorations, the circular waterfront piazza creates an inviting atmosphere for Lovers in the Moonlight to soak up the romantic ambience and engage in heart-to-heart talks. The Love Lock Promenade at DB North Plaza along the seaside has long been a “must-go” destination for couples. This year, the Love Lock Promenade is adorned with glittering lights to celebrate Valentine’s Day, setting the scene for sweethearts to seal their unbreakable love with the endless ocean and blue sky as their witnesses.

Lovers in the Moonlight Installation                 

Love Lock Promenade  

D’Deck

D'Deck waterfront promenade boasts a traditional peach blossom tree with an artistic twist, wishing every couple a lifetime of love and happiness.

B) A romantic Valentine's Day Getaway filled with activities

With captivating activities at D’Deck and DB North Plaza, Discovery Bay offers a lovely getaway for couples to make it a day to remember, alongside the exquisite decorations which fill the air with romance.

Valentine’s Day Activities at D’Deck

Every year, Tai Pak Beach is lit up by thousands of candles arranged in heart-shaped displays on Valentine’s Day, making it the ideal place for couples to exchange their vows and capture moments of love.

Giant Heart-shaped Candle Lights on Tai Pak Beach:

Date:                  14th February (Thursday)

Time:                  6pm – 11pm

Venue:                Tai Pak Beach at Discovery Bay

Fee:                    Free admission

Discovery Bay Sunday Market hosts 102 booths which showcase extraordinary gifts hand-picked or handmade by local artists and indie-crafters, ranging from hand-crafted jewellery, eco-friendly clothing and portrait sketches, as well as small gifts and floral ornaments designed for Valentine’s Day – it’s time to shop for your special someone!

Date:                    10th February (Sunday)

Time:                   11am – 6pm

Venue:                  DB Plaza

Fee:                      Free admission

 

Valentine’s Day Activities at DB North Plaza

To redeem your complimentary limited edition love lock, simply ‘like’ the Visit Discovery Bay Facebook page and the Valentine’s Day promotional post, leave a comment on the post and tag three friends on 9th-10th (Saturday and Sunday) and 14th February. Lovers can then write down their names on the padlock and lock it to the railings of the Love Lock Promenade, symbolising their everlasting love for each other.

Love Lock Redemption

Date:                        9th-10th (Saturday and Sunday) and 14th February (Thursday)

Time:                       2:30pm – 11pm

Venue:                      DB North Plaza near the clock tower

Note:                        Limited offer whilst stocks last 

Redemption Method:

  1. ‘Like’ Visit Discovery Bay Facebook page and the Valentine's Day promotional post, leave a comment on the post and tag three friends
  2. Present the post at DB North Plaza’s Love Lock Redemption Counter to redeem the complimentary lock

 

Classic Horse-drawn Carriage Ride2 at Discovery Bay (14th February)

Drawn by two European thoroughbreds, the classic carriage ride offers a glamorous romantic experience for lovers. European-inspired architecture coupled with charming scenery will make you and your sweetheart feel like visiting Europe.

Classic Horse-drawn Carriage Ride: 14th February

(Regular Horse-drawn Carriage Ride: available daily)

Opening time: 9am – 11 am and 3pm – 6pm

Duration: About 10 minutes per ride

Ticketing Point: Activity Centre of Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Fees: HK$300 per ride*

Note: A maximum of 4 people per ride

* Terms and conditions apply.

* All prices are subject to 10% service charge

C) Celebrate Valentine’s Day with International Flavours

Embark on a Romantic Culinary Journey to Europe at the Oceanfront Dining Hotspot

The famed oceanfront alfresco dining hotspot at D’Deck and DB North Plaza is home to a variety of restaurants featuring different themes and international flavours. Specially-reserved ‘couple seats’ are available at various restaurants for lovers to indulge in an alluring array of Valentine’s Day specials—embark on a romantic getaway accompanied by stunning 180° panoramic sea views!    

D) Valentine’s Day Offers from Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Enjoy a romantic getaway with your loved one in the seaside oasis! Priced from HK$2,488*, the Romantic Getaway Package includes One Night Stay in a Mountain View Room for two with Breakfast Buffet and Valentine’s Day Set Dinner. From only HK$1,888*, the Love Never Ends includes One Night Stay in a Mountain View Room for two with Breakfast Buffet and Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea for two. These packages include Mini Sweets, a Special Gift and an Arts and Crafts class. Guests are entitled to upgrade to Ocean Front Room at just HK$400*. Free room upgrade is offered with full payment made on or before 31 January 2019. 

Valentine’s Day Room Packages:

Romantic Getaway Package

Love Never Ends Package

14 Feb

One night stay in a Mountain View Room Breakfast Buffet for two

Valentine’s Day Set Dinner for two

with a Complimentary Romance Delight

15-16 Feb

One night stay in a Mountain View Room Breakfast Buffet for two

Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

with two glasses of Special Drinks

Festive Surprise Mini Sweets

A Special Gift

Arts & Crafts

Upgrade to an Ocean Front Room for an additional HK$400*

Festive Surprise Mini Sweets

A Special Gift

Arts & Crafts

Upgrade to an Ocean Front Room for an additional HK$400*

 

Valentine’s Day Set Dinner

Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

14 Feb

HK$1,388* for two persons

A complimentary Romance Delight

An instant photo taken with European horse-drawn carriage in front of White Chapel from 5pm to 6:30pm

A complimentary bottle of sparkling wine on Valentine’s Day Set Dinner with full prepayment made on or before 28 January 2019

14-17 Feb

HK$398* for two persons

Two complimentary glasses of special drinks

 An instant photo taken with European horse-drawn carriage in front of White Chapel from 3:15pm to 4:15pm

 

 

 


For reservations or enquiries, please contact our reservations department by e-mail at reservations@aubergediscoverybay.com or at 2295 8355.

Please visit www.aubergediscoverybay.com for more details.

* Terms and conditions apply.

* All prices are subject to 10% service charge

E) Transportation Tips

1) Dine ‘N Ride

Upon dine-in consumption of every HK$120 at any of the designated D’Deck or DB North Plaza restaurants3 and presentation of the original on-day receipt for validation at “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” to enjoy a Free Ride back to town on the same day4.

2) Bus Interchange Discount by DB North Plaza

DB North Plaza offers a Bus Interchange Discount5 when departing from DB North Plaza to Sunny Bay, Tung Chung or DB Bus Terminus.

F) About Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay is located in the northeast of Lantau Island. With a land area of approximately 650 hectares and surrounded by mountains and oceans, it is Hong Kong’s foremost premium international residential community and a unique leisure destination, boasting a quiet environment, sophisticated urban planning and a variety of waterfront facilities. 

Situated next to Discovery Bay Pier, D’Deck is Hong Kong’s renowned oceanfront alfresco dining destination with numerous themed restaurants with spectacular views of the sea. The 400-metre-long Tai Pak Beach is an excellent venue for outdoor activities with pertaining facilities. Featuring a shopping arcade, restaurants, an open piazza and Love Lock Promenade, DB North Plaza serves as the second social hub for the Discovery Bay community and visitors alike. Adjoining is Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, home to 325 superbly appointed rooms and suites, European horse-drawn carriages and a seaside Pavilion with a one-of-a-kind design, offering a unique leisure experience. 

Discovery Bay is served by a comprehensive transport network that includes the 24-hour ferry service to Central, bus services to Tung Chung MTR Station, Sunny Bay MTR Station and Hong Kong International Airport. A Free Ride4 is offered to diners at designated restaurants3 at D’Deck and DB North Plaza, and a discount on bus fare5 is also available at DB North Plaza. Both urban and Lantau taxis can access Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong through the Discovery Bay Tunnel, providing a convenient alternative for residents and visitors. 

Notes

1 Discovery Bay Christmas Sunday Market is organised by Handmade Hong Kong. Admission is free. 

2 Tickets for the “Christmas Horse-drawn Carriage Ride” are available at the Activity Centre at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong. Each ride will last about 10 minutes and a maximum of 4 people are allowed in one carriage per ride. For details, please call (852) 2295 8140. 

3 The 14 designated D’Deck restaurants are: 22∘North, Three Sheets Marquee Bar, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingways, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Solera, Zak’s.

The 5 designated DB North Plaza restaurants are: Cali-Mex, Gilmore’s by The Golden Pig, Mirch Masala, MooFish, TigerLily. 

4 Dine ‘N Ride is valid only for dinner consumption (6pm to 11:30pm) from Monday to Friday, and for lunch / dinner consumption (12 noon to 11:30pm) on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Customers should redeem and use the offer within the day of consumption. The “Dine ‘N Ride Service Counter” is located at the glasshouse near Discovery Bay Pier.
The free ferry times are from 7:30pm to 12am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

To Tung Chung - the free bus ride times are from 7:30pm to 1am on weekdays and from 1pm to 1am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

To Sunny Bay - the free bus ride times are from 7:30pm to 12:20am on weekdays and from 1pm to 12:20am on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

5Bus Discount Fare applies to all visitors of DB North Plaza. Tap your Octopus card at the “Bus Fare Saving Station” next to Wellcome Supermarket or Uncle Russ Coffee, and use your Octopus card for any bus departing from DB North Plaza within the next 45 minutes (except to Hong Kong International Airport) to enjoy a discount fare at HK$4.4.