PENANG OVERVIEW

Small but perfectly formed, Penang is Malaysia’s most established beach holiday destination, loved for its heritage, fascinating mix of cultures, long beaches and laid-back atmosphere. This beautiful little island lies off to the north west of the Malaysian coast with golden beaches, blissful weather and a colourful cultural mix. Relaxed and welcoming it’s a favoured destination with Malaysian and foreign tourists alike. Everything you need for a wonderful holiday is here on this tropical island that embraces modernity while retaining its traditions and old world charm from the small, historic capital to the exciting cuisines. The atmosphere is lively and fun and there is lots to do on an intimate island scale.

ABOUT PENANG

GMT: +8 hours
FLIGHT TIME: Approximately 13 ½ hours (via Kuala Lumpur)
CURRENCY: Malaysian Ringgit
CLIMATE: Malaysia has a tropical, humid climate which rarely gets too hot. Major season changes are marked by the arrival of the monsoons. One the whole, days in Malaysia are quite warm, with fairly cool nights.

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