Penang Beach

– Penang beach with gleaming emerald waters and beautiful sandy Malaysia beaches is just the right vacation destination.

It’s the beaches why many people travel to Penang and have a good time. Some Penang beaches have some granite boulders laying around which makes certain beaches even more attractive. Many beach resorts of Penang have a commanding views over the Andaman Sea, a part of the Indian ocean.

All beach resort on Pulau Penang are designed for families, couples, singles and a ideal place for honeymooner, also some sea sports could be done. Spa facilities, great restaurants, swimming pools and shopping facilities are everywhere and breathtaking ocean views are common on every Penang beach hotel. Windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, horse riding and a run with the jet ski can be done.

The multicultural capital of Penang Malaysia is Georgetown can be reached within a short time car ride from almost any part of the island, Penang is quite small. There are still some patches of forest left on the hills, some streams and waterfalls, coconut palm trees, shimmering white-yellow sands. If you like exceptional tropical holidays on a island with lush tropical vegetation, a relaxed atmosphere, some nightlife, nightlife is not as in Thailand and Phuket nightlife further north, great exotic food, diving or snorkeling, some luxury hotels and beach resorts plus lots of other accommodation and all not expensive take Penang island as your next vacation destination, you wont regret. The island is ok for single traveler, couples, families and a favorite place for many who retire. The natural tropical island beauty still can be found, daytrips around the Pulau Pinang are offered and there are several other attractive vacation destinations around, Malaysia beaches are plenty.

The Malaysian National Park (Taman Negara) is only a few hours drive away on the the mainland, a few hours away. Taman Negara is a beautiful tropical adventure destination with jungle, river and some wildlife.There are great opportunity for photos and videos shots, if you make some pictures try to make it not so visible since there are naturally always some people around who don’t want to be pictured, keep in mind the main religion in Malaysia is Islam.

Malaysia beaches
Malaysia beaches Penang beach video

Penang island North Coast
Penang island North Coast

Beach comber’s can have a real pleasant time particularly between December and April.There are indoorand outdoor markets for shopping and the items are quite cheap,shopping goods ( textile, handbags, sport shoes, sunglasses, belts, fake bling bling, fake watches etc.) are more or less the same as in Thailand. At Georgetown are several tattoo studios to make you a great tattoo during your holiday at Penang.During the evening open air restaurants close to the beach and food courts offer seafood and plenty of other Penang food such as Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian, Arab, (what about some Kebab), Thai food and other delicacies.

– A trip to Penang is among other to hit the beach.

Take the right accommodations close to the beach, either a luxury hotel, beach resort, or just a cheap beach bungalow its all available. There is sun, luxury and beach accommodation just for your basic instincts.

Sandy beach and granite bolder
Sandy beach and granite bolder

The best of the Penang beach hotel is, all are close to the beach. Guests can leave their room and head out directly to the beach, enjoy the waves, sun and the fact that at most Penang beach hotel and resorts there is no road in between the hotel and the beach to disturb you.

Penang holidays
Penang holidays

Penang beaches are around some beautiful small bays with sandy beaches and long stretches of beaches with light yellow sand and old casuarinas in the back. The most pristine beaches are behind Batu Ferringhi You can swim, surf, scuba dive, snorkeling, Jet Ski, water ski or fishing. In addition to the water activities, there are fitness trails and horse riding. A spice garden, monkey colonies close to the botanical garden and other action keeps you busy if you like.

The gorgeous Penang beaches at the North Coast are favorite of locals and tourists, so guests are able to immerse themselves in Penang culture such as locals build up a tent at the beach to change dress before walking into the water, actually local Muslims swimming is always with cloth on. That’s part of the local culture, as local people love to come to the beach to relax and enjoy the waves.

After a fun day at the beaches of Penang you can move back to your hotel or beach resort and maybe use the outdoor pool, a swim in the calm pool waters is perfect after being out on the beach.

Most Penang beach hotels and resorts have some whirlpools, just sit down and jet the water jet get rid of the tension in your body. The stress will melt away and you will feel great. The beach hotels provide you with everything they need for a great vacation.

– Batu Ferringhi Beach is the most popular beach in Penang, Malaysia.

Since the whole stretch of sand is quite a long one it never gets crowded, only certain parts are full with tourists during the usual holidays. All kind of Batu Ferringhi hotels and beach resorts are around. There are also myriads of shops, restaurants and the famous night market, the market is very similar to the Night Market at Kuala Lumpur Chinatown.Plenty of restaurants are along the road, offering food for every taste, such as Chinese, Indian, Malaysian, Thai food and plenty of other delicacies. Some shops selling Asian antiques such as jewelry, painting, wood carving and other art objects. There are some interesting facilities such as the Fruit Farm with app. 200 different s of tropical fruits.

Batu Ferringhi Beach behind the village ideal for Penang holidays
Batu Ferringhi Beach behind the village ideal for Penang holidays

Penang Beaches North Coast
Beaches at north coast and Batu Ferringhi hotels 
Muslim style Penang holidays swimming at Penang Malaysia
Muslim style Penang holidays swimming at Penang Malaysia
Muslim Beach at Penang Malaysia
Muslim Beach at Penang Malaysia

At the north coast
At the north coast

There is a large adventure zone to make the kids happy and at the Penang. Butterfly Farm you can see around 4000, a visit there is just right when you get bored with the beach.Buddhist pagodas, Indian temples, Muslim Mosques, Christian churches, Taoist temples and more as a cultural backdrop to visit in the time after you have your first sunburn. After plunge into the warm tropical waters of the Andaman Sea, do some snorkeling or diving, have a look for colorful corals and say hello to the fishes, that is (among other) Penang island.

There is a toy Museum at Batu Ferringhi and this one is not only for the kids. It is said that the Penang toy museum is the world’s biggest. It houses over 100,000 objects such as toys, dolls and other items in this direction. There are also cartoons, comics, computer games and other. Its obvious Malaysia beaches are not only beaches!Penang holidays and travel Malaysia are sunny beaches, not so many coconut palms, rather casuarinas, fine sand, great rock formations at the beaches which are usually granite boulder and limestone rocks , vibrant colorful blossoms in the gardens and along roads, fresh tropical fruits, beach resorts and bungalows and a colorful Penang heritage fueled by Chinese, Malay and Indian people plus some festivals from time to time.There are plenty of Penang beaches, the best are at the north coast where beaches are quite different, means some are long stretched, some are at small bays with some granite bolder. Penang beaches have light yellow sandy shores and some have great rock formations all together a ideal tropical vacation destination.

Penang island offers plenty of flora and fauna to be discovered, there is a tropical spice garden, botanical garden and plenty of wild monkeys around, best visible close to the botanical garden which is a real rainforest park with plenty of green foliage and colorful blossoms of orchids, hibiscus and other tropical flower.

travel Malaysia at Penang beaches
travel Malaysia at Penang beaches

Penang holidays at a Penang beach hotel
Penang holidays at a Penang beach hotel
Wild monkeys near botanical garden
Wild monkeys near botanical garden

Tropical Spice Garden
Tropical Spice Garden

Enjoy fresh seafood at Batu Ferringhi beach and elsewhere, Chinese food, Indian food, Malay and Indonesian food, Thai restaurants or maybe only some pasta or burgers. There are plenty of tropical fruits among other papayas, coconuts and pineapples, mangoes, imported apples, and oranges plus bananas and melons all for very moderate prices. Actually the whole travel Malaysia is very affordable, very similar to Thailand which is about 2 hours drive to the north.

Penang island north coast
Penang island north coast