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Budget Pleasant Homestay - Penang Vacation Rentals

Budget Pleasant Homestay

Entire Home Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

9 reviews (9)

USD

33

per night

Penang Vacation Apartment -Best Price - Penang Vacation Rentals

Penang Vacation Apartment -Best Price

Entire Home Gelugor, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

5 reviews (5)

USD

63

per night

The White House @ Straits Quay - Penang Vacation Rentals

The White House @ Straits Quay

Entire Home Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

15 reviews (15)

USD

125

per night

NEW SOHO SUITE FOR RENTAL - Penang Vacation Rentals

NEW SOHO SUITE FOR RENTAL

Entire Home Tanjung Tokong, Penang, Malaysia

6 reviews (6)

USD

55

per night

Homestay Jerejak Villa - Penang Vacation Rentals

Homestay Jerejak Villa

Entire Home Gelugor, Penang, Malaysia

1 review (1)

USD

172

per night

Seafront Cozy Luxury Condo 海洋小屋 - Penang Vacation Rentals

Seafront Cozy Luxury Condo 海洋小屋

Entire Home George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

10 reviews (10)

USD

87

per night

Homestay By Penang Hill - Penang Vacation Rentals

Homestay By Penang Hill

Private Room Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia

1 review (1)

USD

25

per night

Cozy Room By Penang Hill - Penang Vacation Rentals

Cozy Room By Penang Hill

Private Room Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia

USD

30

per night

Penang Landed Homestay - Penang Vacation Rentals

Penang Landed Homestay

Entire Home Bayan Baru, Penang, Malaysia

2 reviews (2)

USD

149

per night

Holiday At The Beach - Penang Vacation Rentals

Holiday At The Beach

Entire Home Batu Feringghi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

1 review (1)

USD

50

per night

Homestay Palm Penang - Penang Vacation Rentals

Homestay Palm Penang

Entire Home Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

2 reviews (2)

USD

50

per night

Luxurious 3-storey Beach Villa - Penang Vacation Rentals

Luxurious 3-storey Beach Villa

Entire Home Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia

1 review (1)

USD

199

per night

Fastbook Grandview Heights Home - Penang Vacation Rentals

Fastbook Grandview Heights Home

Entire Home Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

USD

58

per night

Campbell Antique - Standard Queen - Penang Vacation Rentals

Campbell Antique - Standard Queen

Private Room George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

USD

40

per night

Campbell Antique - Standard Twin  - Penang Vacation Rentals

Campbell Antique - Standard Twin

Private Room George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

USD

45

per night

Living Far But Feels Like Home - Penang Vacation Rentals

Living Far But Feels Like Home

Entire Home Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

1 review (1)

USD

87

per night

黄妈妈 Homestay near BM Town - Free WiFi - Penang Vacation Rentals

黄妈妈 Homestay near BM Town - Free WiFi

Entire Home Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

1 review (1)

USD

99

per night

Exclusive Beach Mansion Tanjung Bungah - Penang Vacation Rentals

Exclusive Beach Mansion Tanjung Bungah

Entire Home Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia

4 reviews (4)

USD

162

per night

Duplex Family Suite - Sleep 4 Pax - Penang Vacation Rentals

Duplex Family Suite - Sleep 4 Pax

Private Room George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

USD

50

per night

Deluxe City View - Sleep 2 Pax - Penang Vacation Rentals

Deluxe City View - Sleep 2 Pax

Private Room George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

USD

45

per night

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Penang

Penang

The island of Penang’s long-established trade routes have been in action since the 16th century when the Portuguese first started distributing Thai spices around the world. During this time, they also brought their own influential European culture to Penang’s shores – shores so beautiful they have garnered this island its nickname, ‘pearl of the Orient’. Don’t leave without exploring the capital city, George Town, which has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.

For a snapshot into Malaysia’s incredible wildlife, head for Penang National Park, where you can spot everything from flying squirrels and fruit bats to lemurs and otters living in its lush mangrove forests and vast lakes. The idyllic Monkey Beach also sits on the National Park’s fringes. Pantai Kerachut’s remote sands are home to hawksbill turtles, kingfishers and four meromictic lakes. Hop on a boat out to the idyllic islets that sit to the south west, where coral reefs offer brilliant snorkelling.

Penang’s Buddhist rule began in the 4th century in the Kingdom of Bujany Valley and Buddhist temples can be found across the island. One of the most famous is a seven-tiered Pagoda of 1000 Buddhas. There is also the 1845-built Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, which features a 33-metre-long reclining Buddha statue. Over in George Town, the Kek Lok Si temple has been carved into the rockface on a hilltop at Ait Itam.

Architecture isn’t the only thing to admire here either. Penang’s art scene is equally excellent. To discover what it has to offer, walk around George Town and survey the street art, starting with Ah Quee Street’s large murals and ending with the Hin Bus Depot Art Centre.

A great way to discover Penang’s food scene is out in the open air, as there are plenty of roadside street stalls, known locally as hawkers, to try out. These offer a huge variety of styles and flavours including influences from Malaysian, Chinese, Thai and European cuisines. Another string to Penang’s culinary bow is its famous Penang white coffee, which is mixed with a fine coconut powder.

The bus is your best bet for getting around Penang. There is the new Rapid Penang CAT, which runs a great service, or the free shuttle bus. If you would prefer more flexibility, hire a car or a driver to help you get around the island. Don’t miss out on travelling by beca, a pedal-powered trishaw.