Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort
This beach hotel is only 15 minutes from the city centre of Penang and 45 minutes from Bayan Lepas International Airport. Penang's best attractions are easily accessible from the premises. Sandy Batu Ferringhi Beach is just a short drive away. The resort comprises 3 elegant categories of 333 luxu...
Travel Dates: 1 February - 26 March 2018.
Holiday Inn Penang
Family-friendly resort, situated in the prime location of Batu Ferringhi beach, with 350 newly-renovated contemporary rooms and suites, all featuring state-of-the-art amenities including 32" and 40" LCD TV, new beds and linen, the choice of soft or firm pillows. Ferringhi Tower rooms come with iP...
Travel Dates: 1 February - 31 March 2018.
Lone Pine Hotel
Tucked idyllically along Penang's coastline, Lone Pine Hotel is Batu Ferringhi's only luxury boutique hotel. Contemporary beach hotel retains its uniqueness & charm with only 90 rooms, making it the most intimate among top hotel on Penang Island's most famous beach; offering from cosy rooms to sp...
Travel Dates: 21 February - 31 March 2018.
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Visit 'Malaysia's Silicon Valley'
George Town is the capital of the 28-square kilometre island and sliver of mainland Malyasian peninsula, sporting a mixture of pre-war houses, colonial buildings, mazes of alleyways, churches and mosques. The nearby beautiful Kek Lok Si Temple pagoda is worth a visit and you'll see fine views of the region atop Penang Hill. George Town hotels include budget stays and restored Edwardian Anglo Malay mansions.
The northern beaches around Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang (with all their watersports) steal the hearts of many. On this part of the island, the pasar malam (night market) stocks cheap food, jewellery, handicrafts and clothes and is a pleasant nocturnal diversion from sun and sea. When your appetite flares, wherever you are in Penang, you'll find the hallmarks of Nyonya, Chinese, Indian and Malay-style cooking. Hawker (street stall) fare is particularly tasty.
It's easy to get here too: the international airport is on Penang Island, about 20 kilometres from George Town, and links directly to Singapore, Bangkok, Medan, Xiamen, Madras, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.