Teluk Bahang Beach
Tanjung Bungah Beach
Tanjung Bungah Beach is the nearest beach resort from Georgetown. It too has numerous hotels along its beach such as Sandy Bay Paradise , Beachcomber Paradise Hotel, Motel Sri Pantai, Novotel Hotel and Crown Prince Hotel. This beach has manysecluded coves with overhanging cliffs and gigantic rocks.
Monkey and Kerachut Penang Beaches
For those who are into adventure and wanted to get away from the crowd of the popular Penang beaches, head for Monkey Beach whichis located the the west of Teluk Bahang Beach. It is a secluded beach which is an ideal place for a time of quiet picnicsunder the casuarinas trees. Try climbing the jungle trail from Monkey Beach to Muka Head Lighthouse which is located on a 785 feet cliff.
The Kerachut Beach is only accessible by boat or hiking trails from Teluk Bahang. Hence, this beach and its surrounding arestill unspoilt. If you are observant, you will be able to see squirrels, monkeys and a many species of birds here. Rememberto bring along your binocular and camera. Get a guide to help you if you are not familiar with this place.
There are many hotels and resorts of international standards that you can choose to stay along the northern Penang beaches. They are Holiday Inn, The Bayview Beach Resort, Crown Jewel Hotel, Mutiara Beach Resort, Paradise Sandy Bay Hotel, Shangri-La's Golden Sands Resort, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Casuarina Beach Resort.
Taking the taxis is the most convenient way to go to the beaches. However, there are also buses that go to this area.
The Transit Link(white and red) city buses BUS NO 202 will take you to Batu Ferringhi/Teluk Bahang. The main terminals of the buses are the Pengkalan Weld where the Ferry Terminal is located and the Ground Floor of KOMTAR building.
The HIN BUS(white and blue) BUS NO 93 will also take you to Batu Ferringhi/Teluk Bahang.