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“water sports”(138 reviews)
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Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took a Grab to this beach from George Town for a quick swim. Beach itself is ok, there are plenty of opportunities for parasailing, jet skiing etc. if you are into that sort of thing. Water is pretty murky and not very pleasant. Ok for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the beach with family for 2N stay beside the beach. Calm and nice beach, coarse sand, good for kids to run around and play on beach, not much shade. A beach with watersports available. Also saw horse/ donkey riding experience on the beach at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went with one of the MANY people on the beach to parasail. It was a lot of fun & they were very careful. Teenagers has a blast.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited in the day time when it was relatively quiet after catching the 101 bus from Penang Jetty. The beach itself is dirty with plastic rubbish galore which was a real shame. The water looked muddy. I’m not in any rush to visit Batu...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank radical_rts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here today with my young daughter First of all parking is very limited and it seems like there is only 2 carpark one by River Stone and one further west . Oh and do remember to pay the people at the shower room toilet...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank foomanch00
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed walking on Batu Ferringhi Beach from our hotel. There is something for everyone with restaurants and hotels along the beach

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 25hourstoDestin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favourite beaches ever, as a foreigner I didn’t want to be disrespectful and I tried to be modest even at the beach

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ndxwa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the seclusion of the beach but expected better in terms of swimming and cleanliness of the water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andalucian99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

smelly, dirty, full of plastic and baby wipes. surrounded by hawkers charging tourists more than standard shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Em T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A dark sand with lots of space to flop and tan . some jet skiers and para sailers , but they near main area by nard rock bay view hotel area all quiet , but jelly fish beware a netted area by hard rock hotel...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Chloe Y
June 22, 2017|
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Response from Steve D | Reviewed this property |
The horse riding is restricted to the southern end of the beach. The same people who run the water sports activities also operate the horse riding. I don't know what the cost is, but think it would be reasonably... More
April 24, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I have no idea. There weren't any pubs along the road, a few massage places but I didn't feel like any of them were inviting enough to go into. We were surprised at how many empty premises there were since our last... More
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
While I live in Batu Ferringhi.... the road is quite a long one.... with MANY shops & restaurants.... Sorry, I don't know either of these places!!!