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Press Release

Immediate Release
26 January 2018
Romantic Rendezvous @ Discovery Bay 2018
Classic Heart-shaped Candle Lights on the Beach, Panoramic Sea Views and Exquisite Valentine Cuisine

Peach blossom has long been a symbol of romance and relationships, announcing the arrival of Spring - a time for love and new beginnings. This year, Discovery Bay is delighted to welcome you and your loved one with the “Romantic Rendezvous”, celebrating Valentine’s Day and Lunar New Year together. Resplendent in auspicious peach blossoms and romantic decorations featuring meticulously designed western-style floral arrangements, Discovery Bay will offer a series of unique and enchanting experiences for couples. To begin with, seal your love at DB North Plaza’s Love Lock Promenade with your valentine and enjoy a classic horse-drawn carriage ride touring romantic scenic areas. Create long-lasting memories with classic heart-shaped candle lights on Tai Pak Beach as your photo backdrop and round off the evening with exquisite Valentine’s Day’s specials at D’Deck - the renowned oceanfront alfresco dining destination, or hit DB North Plaza where love is in the air!

“Romantic Rendezvous” (29 January – 4 March)

D'Deck and DB North Plaza will be filled with colourful peach blossoms from 29 January to 4 March, bringing happiness and loving surprises to this romantic season.

D’Deck

The “Peach Blossom Pavilion” will be adorned with sparkling lights to set a romantic scene for lovers. Come and stroll along the softly-lit “Peach Blossom Pavilion” to capture your magical moments!

DB North Plaza

The 4-metre high "Lovebirds Paradise" features an open birdcage amid spacious gardens, overflowing with stunning pink peach blossoms and peony. Bring your beloved to take a swing in harmony like a symphony of the birds, whilst indulging in a picturesque setting surrounded with lovely flowers in shades of pink. May your holidays be filled with endless blessings and romance!

Love Lock Promenade at DB North waterfront 

The well-known Love Lock Promenade has always been one of the must-go destinations for couples. This year, Discovery Bay creates a romantic ambience for you and your loved one to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the floral decorated Love Lock Promenade – let the beautiful ocean and blue sky witness your eternal love for each other. 

You can redeem a complimentary love lock at the DB North Plaza during the promotional period by liking and tagging friends on the “Visit Discovery Bay” Facebook Fan Page and Valentine’s Day promotion post. Invite them to seal their unbreakable love at this lovers’ spot as well.

Complimentary Love Lock Redemption at DB North Plaza

Date: 10 to 14 February

Time: 2.30pm to 11pm

Location: DB North Plaza Love Lock Redemption Counter near the clock tower

Redemption method:

Classic Heart-shaped Candle Lights on Tai Pak Beach (14 February)

Tai Pak Beach will again be lit up with thousands of romantic candles in various giant heart shapes on Valentine’s Day evening, creating an ideal setting for couples to exchange their vows and capture heart-warming moments.

Date:    14 February

Time:    6pm to 11pm

Venue: Tai Pak Beach at Discovery Bay

Fee:      Free admission 

Classic Horse-drawn Carriage Ride1 at Discovery Bay (10 – 14 February)

Drawn by European thoroughbreds, the classic carriage ride offers a memorable romantic getaway experience for couples. With the European-style architectures and breath-taking sea views, the fascinating scenery will make you and your loved one feel like visiting Europe.

Date:                               10 – 14 February (Regular Horse-drawn Carriage Ride: available daily)

Opening time:                  9am to 11 am & 3pm to 6pm

Duration:                         About 10 minutes per ride

Ticketing Point:                Activity Centre at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Fees:                               HK$300 per ride

Note:                               A maximum of 4 people per ride

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Exquisite Cuisine that Takes You and Palate on a Romantic European Getaway

Pamper your loved one with sumptuous Valentine’s Day specials at the renowned oceanfront alfresco dining hotspot D’Deck. Specially-reserved ‘couple seats’ are available at various restaurants for lovers to enjoy international cuisine, taking you and your palate on a romantic getaway accompanied by spectacular 180° panoramic sea views.

 

Appendix: 

Transportation Tips

  1. Free Ferry Ride by D’Deck

Upon dine-in consumption of at least HK$120 at any of the 14 designated D'Deck restaurants2 and presentation of the original on-day transaction receipt for validation at "D'Deck Free Ferry Service Counter", a single trip of a Free Ferry Ride from Discovery Bay to Central3 on the same day is offered. 

  1. Bus Interchange Discount by DB North Plaza

DB North Plaza offers a Bus Interchange Discount4 when departing from DB North Plaza to Sunny Bay, Tung Chung DB Bus Terminus or Discovery Bay Pier. 

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 ferry ride3 is offered to diners at selected restaurants2 at D’Deck and a discount on bus fare4 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 Tickets for the “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 8355. 

2 The 14 designated D’Deck restaurants are: 22˚North, Café Duvet, Coyote Mexican Cantina, Ebeneezer's, Figos, First Korean Restaurant, Hemingway's by the Bay, Il Bel Paese, Koh Tomyums, McSorley's Ale House, Pascucci Italian Caffe & Fine Food, PizzaExpress, Solera and Zak’s. 

3 The D’Deck free ferry ride is valid for dinner (6pm to 11:30pm) from Monday to Friday, and for lunch / dinner (12 noon to 11:30pm) on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Customers should redeem and use the offer within the day of consumption. The free ferry time are from 7:30pm to 11:45pm on weekdays and from 12:45pm to 11:45pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The “D’Deck Free Ferry Service Counter” is located near the glasshouse at Discovery Bay Pier. 

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