If you are visiting Penang then you must also visit Batu Ferringhi which is famous for its beaches. There are acres and acres of sandy and smooth beaches across the coast line of Batu Ferringhi. You can just lie there and enjoy the sun or you can go for swimming. There are a lot of activities in which you can participate at Batu Ferringhi.
There are a lot of hotels for you to stay so finding a budget hotel will not be a problem.
Since the beaches at Batu Ferringhi are very smooth and sandy, they are considered as the safest and ideal venues for water sports. You can take part in different types of water sports like horseback riding, beach buggy, beach volley ball, Frisbee throwing and much more. Some adventurous water sports in which you can take part include; Jet-Skiing, Deep Sea diving and Fishing and Parasailing.
If you are not that much of a sports person then you just go to the beach and enjoy sunbathing. You can also go on a visit to nearby beaches and explore the beauty of Batu Ferringhi. This place is nothing less than heaven on earth and some neighboring beaches are ideal spots for snorkeling as well.
Foot Reflexology and Fish Spa
Foot Reflexology and Fish Spas are very famous in Asia and Batu Ferringhi is one of the most famous destinations if you want to let fish to clean your dead skin. Foot reflexology sessions last from 30-60 minutes and after that, you will feel like lighter as fur. You can also find these facilities in the hotel where you are staying as well.
Some other places that must visit in Batu Ferringhi are described below.
This farm is open 365 days a year but on the day of Chinese New Year, the farm opens only for half day. It is not just a tourist attraction but also serves as the research center for scientists and researchers all over the world who want to learn the best breeding methods. There are more than 4,000 Malaysian butterflies that belong to 120 different species. The sight of thousands of butterflies flying around in so many different colors is definitely breathtaking.
Muka Head Lighthouse
While you are visiting Penang Island and exploring the beauty of Batu Ferringhi, you must also visit Muka Head Lighthouse that is situated at the northwestern cape of this island. The impressive thing about this lighthouse is not its name but the built, design and purpose of it. You can either take a boat to reach the site or climb over the hills, choice is yours.
Tropical Spice Garden
Between Batu Ferringhi and TelukBahang, there is a beautiful and exotic tropical spice garden as well. You can reach there easily by taking a bus or taxi. In this garden, there are more than 500 types of spices exotic flora and herbs to explore. You will be amazed to see the beauty of this place and take delightful memories back home with you.