Mui Wo is located in the eastern part of Lantau Island. The local economy relies primarily on tourism development, including dining and retail, vacation home rentals, and more. In the "Lantau Development Concept Plan," the government proposed renovating Mui Wo to improve the local environment and infrastructure.
Additionally, they plan to construct government-subsidized housing, including public housing and Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) flats. To facilitate the development of East Lantau, the government is undertaking reclamation projects in the waters near Mui Wo, aiming to promote water-based commercial activities in the area.
In addition to essential amenities such as civic buildings, Mui Wo also features Silver Plaza, a waterfront promenade, Silvermine Bay Beach, a cooked food market, and more, catering to residents' basic living needs. Furthermore, there are several schools, fire stations, clinics, and other facilities, ensuring a well-rounded living environment. In terms of transportation, aside from licensed vehicles, private cars are strictly prohibited from entering the area. Public transportation within the district relies on buses and ferries, connecting to places like Tai O, Tung Chung, and Central.
Most of the village houses in the area are concentrated on the western side of Wu Tip Shan, including Lim Po Tsuen, Luk Tei Tong Village, Ma Po Village, Mui Wo Kau Tsuen, Pak Ngan Heung Tsuen, Tai Tei Tong Tsuen, and more. Private residences are scattered around Silvermine Bay Road and the vicinity of the pier, encompassing developments like Gallop Court, Lucky Court, Mui Wo Centre, Regent Villa, Riverwalk, Scenic Crest, Sea Crest Terrace, Silver Waves Court, Wah Lam Villa, and others. Residences in this area are close to the coastline, offering some units picturesque views of Silvermine Bay.