Interesting Places In Malaysia
Batu Ferringhi is situated along the coastal road north-west of Georgetown and lined with a string of international-standard resorts and it is the most popular beach in Penang. Soak in the sun or unwind on the Batu Feringghi beach while you enjoy a host of aquatic thrills from wind-surfing to canoeing. For a spine-tingling adventure, try para-sailing to enjoy the view of the beach from the sky.
The beach is kept clean, even on weekends when hordes of day-trippers visit. Bathing areas are often cordoned off by floating buoys to protect swimmers from speeding jet-skis and water-skiers. Along this famous beach area, there are numerous large hotels, restaurants, transport rental services, and souvenir stores. Batu Feringgi is located adjacent to Teluk Bahang and Tanjung Bungah.
For tourists, Batu Feringgi features hotels such as Hard Rock Hotel, Hydro Hotel, Holiday Inn, Bayview Beach Resort, Golden Sands Resort, Grand Plaza Parkroyal Penang, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, etc. The roadside of Batu Ferringhi's beach hotels transforms into a bazaar after sunset every day. In a tribute to free enterprise, traders from all over the island set up their stalls under colourful canopies all along the stretch.