18thJuly -Day3 – Macau : I had pre-booked the Macau tour through Vaitor. So, next morning I grabbed an early breakfast and was picked up by Vaitor staff from my hotel .We picked up rest of the people on our way as we headed towards the Ferry terminal and were handed out our tickets there.It was an hour ride to Macau & the sea was quite rough ( blame it on d typhoon ).Since I have a vertigo problem, I thought it wise to sleep through the journey .On reaching Macau; we got our Visas and met our guide Mario. We all got into a bus and thus started our Macau sojourn .Our city exploration started by our visit to goddess of Mercy .Post which we went to The Macau tower, which gives a bird’s eye view of theMacau city .Also ,there are options of sky walking & Bungee jumping. Statistics has it that every 4 minutes a woman goes bungee jumping there .Next we went to The Venetian , checking out the casino & the hotel. Watch performance at the Venetian here.
Macau is a city of dark indulgence, just around 55 minutes from Hong Kong by ferry. This is only place in China where gambling is legal and it isn't uncommon to find people betting amounts five times higher than what you would find in Vegas. Though more than 90% of the population is Chinese, you will a good number of Portuguese and Filipino expats settled here.1. Go on a food walk and try everything from Portuguese egg tarts and pork chop buns to dimsums and almond cookies2. Explore the Ruins of St Paul’s, a beautiful church and one of the most famous icons of Macau – unarguably a popular part of Hong Kong.3. Take a journey through time at the spectacular water show at the City of Dreams.
Once you've landed at the Hong Kong International Airport, proceed to the SkyPier ferry terminal area in the airport. Here you can buy tickets for the ferry that will take you to Macau in approximately 55 minutes.Things To Do.1. Shell out some big bucks and try your luck at The Venetian Macau, one of the biggest casinos in the world. This is definitely one of the not-to-miss sites on the places to visit in Hong Kong list.2. Walk around the narrow Portuguese houses and restaurants in Taipa Village and let its rustic charm woo you.
THE ST REGIS MACAOCheck in here—if only for St Regis’s signature (and Macau’s first) 24-hour butler service. Opened last year, this is the brand’s grandest hotel with 400 rooms and suites, the Athletic Club, the Iridium Spa, and The St Regis Bar. The Presidential Suite: A rich man’s not-so-humble abode, this three-bedroom suite overlooks the Cotai Strip. Decorated with oriental-inspired furnishings, it has four bathrooms, living and dining areas, an entertainment room, and a gym. US$3674 upwards; stregismacao.comTHE VENETIAN MACAO The larger-than-life resort has recreated Venice, and how! Gondola rides in artificial canals, sky ceiling, rooftop murals, more than 40 restaurants, a theatre promising Broadway musicals, and a multi purpose Cotai Arena—now you know why it took US$2.4 billion to build this 3,000-suite resort. The rules are relaxed here, so slippers and shorts won’t cause a gasp of horror. Cielo Suite: Two bedrooms, a media room, a spa room, living and dining areas, and marble bathrooms make this 3,830-squarefootsuite so grand. venetianmacao.com
Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, is a one-hour ferry ride from downtown Hong Kong. A former Portuguese colony, Macau is a semi-autonomous special administrativeregion of China and comprises a peninsula and two small islands off the coast of southern China. Macau is host to dozens of brash casino hotels, including the Venetian, the Wynn,the Sands, MGM Grand and StarWorld.YOUR TYPE : With lots of entertainment and engagement for the family, you can combine serious gambling time on your own or with friends, while the family can be out enjoying all the adventure, food, shopping, and heritage in a super safe setting.