The Malaysian island of Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
Penang Malaysia has two main parts, Penang Island where the capital George Town Penang is located, and Seberang Perai on the Malay Peninsula.
The beaches in Penang are breathtaking, so you will enjoy the beautiful beaches if you book your stay at a Penang beach resort.
Penang island makes the perfect honeymoon spot if you want to spend some romantic and relaxing time with your loved one.
Another option is to enjoy your honeymoon at the historic George Town and book at one of its beautiful historic boutique hotels.
The official currency of Penang is the Malaysian Ringgit.
If you're wondering about the weather in Penang, the best season to visit this island is during the high season from December to March. As the wet season is from April to November.
What can you do while you're staying in Penang, and what are the most important places to visit while you're there? We've done the research for you. Here you go:
George Town: This historic and beautiful city has tourists coming from all around the world to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old streets and colonial architecture. You will come across The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Kapitan Keling Mosque and golden crowned Buddhist temples. If you love museums, then you will find what you're looking for in George Town. If you're in the mood for shopping, or a delicious meal, then George Town has amazing shopping malls for you to choose from.
Chew Jetty: One of the important tourists attractions near the sea banks of George Town is Chew Jetty, you will love the houses on stilts built by the early Chinese settlers in Penang.
Penang Hill: This famous hill stands 823 meters above sea level, and is located in Air Itam, 6 km from George Town. Once you climb up the Penang Hill ,make sure to try the local cuisine at the hilly food centre.
Penang Peranakan Mansion: This is considered to be one of the most beautiful Peranakan architecture in the world.
Batu Ferringhi Beach: Batu Ferringhi is one of the most popular beaches in Penang, you can also stay at some of the top hotels there and enjoy the beaches whenever you want.
Penang National Park: Once you arrive to Penang National Park, you can either walk the natural path or take the easy ferry route. Penang National Park has 8 beaches, the most famous one is Monkey Beach. If you're looking for a less crowded beach for more relaxation on your honeymoon, check out Pantai Kerachut Beach.
Try the Cuisine: Once in Penang you must try some dishes such as Penang Laksa, Fried Kuay Teow, Curry Mee, Cendol, Oyster Omelette, Prawn Noodle and Penang Rojak.