The food capital of Malaysia, Penang, has some delectable Malaysian delicacies and a host of other entertainment avenues lined up for travellers. The natural beauty of the pristine white beaches and hilltops along with a culturally rich heritage, lures many to explore the island of Penang. Places to visit and things to do
- The colourful town of Georgetown is a colourful mix of street art caricatures alongside historical colonial buildings coming together for a fulfilling travel experience. Must-visits include the indigo-blue Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and the ornate Kek Lok Si Temple. Georgetown has a wide range of accommodation from 5-star to budget hotels. The designer stores, vintage shops and trendy cafes are in close vicinity to these hotels in Georgetown.
- Georgetown’s suburb Tanjung Bungah also has some upscale 4 and 3-star hotels that offer exceptional services and scenic rooftop views. The hotels in Tanjung Bungah are close to historical sites like the Floating Mosque and the Toy Museum.
- The Batu Feringghi beach area is one of Penang’s most popular beach destinations known for its seafood restaurants and exciting water sport activities. This area has some of the best resorts in Penang with top class facilities like outdoor pools, gymnasium, ballrooms and more. The luxury 5-star hotels in Penang in Batu Feringghi have exquisite décor and quality services for their guests. The area is ideal for a night of partying as it has a buzzing nightlife.
- Tourists looking for hotels near Penang airport can choose Bayan Lepas for budget accommodation. Bayan Lepas has famous attractions like The War Museum, Snake Temple and the Penang Aquarium.
- The most popular food in Penang includes Char Kway Teow, Asam Laksha and Cendol available at affordable dine-outs in Penang like AhMa Pan Mee.
- Cheap Indian/veg-friendly restaurants in Penang like Sri Ananda Bahwan and Thali NR Sweets Café have some delicious South Indian food.