Peng Chau is only four kilometers from Hong Kong Island, and yet it has a striking contrast with the city. As soon as the tourist set foot on to Peng Chau, a feeling of relaxation and ease will overcome the visitor. Children are extremely happy here, because there are no cars on the street, so they can run all over the place. The lack of traffic also makes this broad spaces popular with the elderly, who like to sit under the Chinese banyan trees, enjoy the sea breeze and gossip.
The Peng Chau resident lives peacefully and more relaxed in the leisurely environment and enjoys cleaner air. Relations between the residents are friendly, and even though the community has diverse backgrounds, it still retains a high level of community spirit. Until now, Peng Chau has the lowest crime rate in all of Hong Kong.