To many a traveller,Batu Ferringhi has becomes synonmous with Penang's tourism as a haven for a complete holiday gateway. Batu Ferringhi is home to Penang's premium world class reasorts and fine dining eateries who thrive just a stones throw away from the golden, palm tree nestled beaches.
After all, it was from this longest stretch of unhindered coast that first caught the hearts and imagination of the founder of Batu Ferringhi, translated from the English "Foreigner's Rock".
For the young at heart, plenty of beach front water sports and activities await, from horse riding to jet skiing, quad bikes to boat rides, Batu Ferringhi is team up with sun kissed adventure,
Come dusk and the magic of the night market begins its journey into late night where stalls adorn the pavements with a countless array of paintings, carvings, weaved bags, t-shirts of every size and brand, batik kaftans, beaded jewellery and unique knick knacks - a shopper's paradise amidst the cool of the beachfront breeze.