STAYING IN PENANG
Penang is a beautiful island state located off the west coast of Malaysia. Often referred to as 'The Pearl of the Orient', its landscape is a unique blend of colonial, oriental, and local influences, which can be seen in the diverse architecture, customs, and traditions that can be found throughout the island. The foundational social fabric of Penang is also coloured by some of Asia's most influential cultures, making it a truly extraordinary place to be.
The combination of these cultural influences has created a diverse society. Whether you are interested in Penang's history, its cultural traditions, or its natural beauty, there is always something to enjoy on this special island state. From an array of attractions and activities for tourists to historical sites of pilgrimage and prayers and more. Be it an exciting adventure or just some relaxation and exploration, Penang is sure to satisfy your desires.
Accommodation options vary from luxury resort suites and high-end serviced apartments for a home away from home experience. Many of the accommodation options are also situated close to beaches, or near popular attractions like the Kek Lok Si Temple and Fort Cornwallis. Capri by Fraser, Penang is also right beside Georgetown, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site and capital of Penang.
Penang is also known as 'The Food Paradise' of Malaysia. Whether you are looking for traditional Malaysian fare or fusion cuisines you'll be spoilt for choice. Street food is extremely popular here, so make sure to go to bustling street markets and hawker stalls in the evenings for the best food haunts that will leave you craving more.
When it comes to things to do, Penang is a destination full of landmark attractions and fun activities for visitors to enjoy. Don't miss the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Penang Hill, or take a ferry to Pulau Payar Marine Park for a snorkelling adventure. Penang also has enchanting temples for prayers and pilgrimage and even stunning beaches, such as Teluk Bahang, where you can relax and soak up the sun.