Spectacular Seascape Of Tanjung Bungah
Tanjung Bungah might not live up to the expectation of Batu Ferringhi, but it's an ideal getaway if you want a degree of seclusion. Sandwich in between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, the once unknown fishing village, has now populated by many commuters in and out of Georgetown.

Tanjung Bungah is hidden among lush greenery and rocky landscapes. It's the stretch of golden beaches with shorelines of overhanging cliffs, gigantic rocks and lush vegetation. Adding grace and luxury to the spectacular seascapes are many first class international hotels and resorts.

Some of the famous hotels such as Copthorne Orchid Penang, Crown Prince Hotel and
Paradise Sandy Bay Penang are located here.

If you're looking for cheap and high class hotel, this is the right place. The average rate for a night stay in Tanjung Bungah is about RM100 (inclusive breakfirst). For more information on the latest room rate, click here!

Although the beach here is not suitable for swimming, but it can easily be replaced with an ocean panoramic view said to be one of the best on the island! Of course, you'll need to get a room that is facing the sea.

There are two swimming clubs in Tanjung Bungah, Chinese Swimming Club and Penang Swimming Club which are only open to members.

If you are free at night, do take a stroll along the night market. Currently it is available every Tuesday night. You can get many cheap stuff there - shirts, delicious food, watches, souvenir and many more. Please note that the entire item sold there is not 'branded' and are mainly made locally. Price for certain items like clothing, toys and watches are not fixed. So, it is best to ask for the actual price and try to bargain 'a little' if you are not satisfied with the price. Show it to them your skills and talent in 'bargaining'

In the morning, you can visit the wet market which is located behind the Bus Terminal. The market sells fruits, vegetables, tofu, spices, fresh meat, fish, crabs and many others seafood delicacies. It'll be perfect if you like to cook your own food.

Situated in front of Copthorne Hotel are the famous Penang tourist attractions - Penang Toy Museum.

Boast with over 100,000 toys, the Egyptian design museum is reputed to be the largest of its kind in the world. You'll be amazed with thousands of
toys collection on display. More on the museum, click here!

The latest attraction of Tanjung Bungah is the floating mosque which was completed in 2005. At a cost of about RM15 million, the two storey mosque has a blend of local and Middle Eastern architecture design which can easily accommodate 1,500
people.

It boasts a seven-storey minaret and an open space for the people to enjoy the view of the sea before and after sunset. Locals and tourists will be delighted to see the unique structure, especially when the lights are switched on at night. Penang floating mosque can be accessible via a platform from the Tanjung Bungah beach.


The Floating Mosque