Penang Travel Hotels Resorts Tourist Attractions
– A tropical resort island, Malaysia popular travel destination
Penang, located on west coast of Malaysia Peninsula, is Malaysia’s most popular travel vacation destination. Penang is famous throughout South-East Asia and Malaysia for the beautiful beaches, the fascinating culture and the glorious food. Penang Island is where the Malaysians come to enjoy a tropical getaway, on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Today, Penang continuously attracts tourists by its beach resort island, colonial architecture, unique temples, natural scenery, street markets and many other unique tourist attractions.
Based on 2013 data, Penang Island has population about 1.64 million.
Penang tourist attractions
George Town, named by the British after King George III, is Penang’s capital city and the government and financial centers. George Town is an interesting city with modern high rise buildings, cathedrals, mosques, government offices, temples, bazaars and shopping centers, as well as cafes.
Other historical and tourist attractions of Penang, Malaysia include: the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion with 18th and 19th century Chinese architecture, large and well-preserved Penang’s China Town, the 60 feet height clock tower, the popular waterfront promenade Esplanade, Kek Lok Si Temple, Fort Cornwallis, the 65-storey Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR), the Little India, the Nagore Shrine, Penang Islamic Museum, Penang Museum and Art Gallery, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the State Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen’s Penang Base, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum, the Tanjung City Marina, and the Penang War Museum.
Penang Hotels Resorts – for business & leisure travel
There are many luxury hotels and resorts in Penang with beach accesss and fitness center offered enjoyable travel and vacations. For business travel, some of these Penang hotels provide superb meeting facilities, state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment and advanced business centers.
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The Shangri-La Golden Sands Resort is a deluxe-class hotel located 31 kilometers from Penang International Airport. This breathtaking Penang resort hotel is cozily snuggled along the prime beachfront in Batu Ferringhi and is lushly landscaped with tropical flora. The sprawling gardens dotted by charming parasols contrast with the gentle Penang sea while beautiful palm trees sway to the cool sea breeze. With beautifully appointed guest rooms visitors can easily discover Penang’s unrivaled charms and its rich blend of cultures, views and glorious food.
Overlooking Batu Feringgi Beach, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang offers spacious rooms surrounded by 30 acres of tropical gardens. It has 5 dining options, 2 pools in the Garden Wing and 1 adult pool in the Rasa Wing. The resort also offers complimentary WiFi resort-wide.
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang offers free shuttle services to the UNESCO heritage city of George Town, located a 20-minute drive away. Limousine airport transfers are also provided on request.
Guest Rooms at Shangri-La Rasa Sayang have views of the sea or hills of Penang. They are spacious and decorated with wooden carvings and colourful fabrics. Private bathtubs and free internet are provided for guest’s comfort.
Guests can workout at the well-equipped gym or enjoy massages and treatments like aromatherapy at CHI, The Spa. The swimming pools and yoga pavilion are other good relaxation options. Rasa Sayang Resort has a 9-hole golf course, an Eco Centre and Adventure Zone, and a spacious play area for children at a sister property.
Feringgi Grill offers European dishes with beautiful views of landscaped gardens. It also provides a great selection of wines and cigars. Guests can savour authentic local dishes at The Spice Market Café or enjoy drinks at the Pinang Restaurant and Bar. The Rasa Deli, located under the rain trees, provides take away cookies, cakes and sandwiches.
The Hotel Equatorial Penang is a luxury hotel located 8 kilometers from Penang International Airport. The island’s only golf and convention resort, this hotel is majestically situated 150 miles above sea level and it is only minutes from the airport, the commercial district and the free trade zone. A winner of the “Best Deluxe Hotel” award, the Hotel Equatorial Penang is an architectural marvel, surrounded by landscaped gardens. The Hotel Equatorial Penang offers guests seven restaurants and bars, a fitness facility and a business center. One of the Equatorial Penang Hotel’s proudest features is its 18-hole championship golf course.
Parkroyal Penang Hotel, set in an ideal location by the white sands of Penang’s finest beach at Batu Ferringhi Beach, has everything you need to make your Penang travel and vacation enjoyable. This luxury hotel offers 4 dining options and an outdoor pool. Rooms feature sea or hill views, with free internet access and 24-hour room service.
The hotel is 11 miles from Georgetown and about 19 miles from Penang International Airport.
Rooms at Parkroyal Penang Resort are decorated in a modern Asian style. Offering air conditioning and a marble bathroom, they come equipped with a satellite TV, in-room movies and tea/coffee maker.
The renowned St. Gregory Spa features a range of facial and body treatments. Other facilities include tennis courts and a fitness center. The hotel offers assistance in arranging for water activities or day trips.
Guests may have Asian and international dishes at Parkroyal Tamarind Brasserie or Cool Bananas Poolside Café, which features sea views. For drinks, Javana Lounge and Sunset Bar are available. For business travel, Parkroyal Penang Hotel provides up-to-date conference facilities and banqueting resources as well as a fully equipped Business Center.