Tanjung Bungah Beach

The Tanjung Bungah Beach which literally translates to ‘Flower Cape Beach’ is a coastal suburb situated between Batu Ferringhi and Gurney Drive. Originally, Tanjung Bungah Beach was a tranquil and sleepy fishing village. Over the years, it has risen in popularity.

Today, this beach is one of Penang’s most visited beaches for tourists and locals. The Penang Water Sports Centre is based here, making water sport activities popular at the beach. Alongside the stunning natural landscape of the beach, there are many world-class resorts and hotels.

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Opening Hours

Always open. However, certain areas may not be accessible during high tide.




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Hear From Others

The Tanjung Bungah beach may not offer white sandy beaches like those in Andaman Sea but the it look scenic over sunset. It is along this famous coastline that resorts of international standard have sprouted up, offering a host of water-based recreational facilities


This is Tanjung Bungah Beach. The hotels in this area are 2-4 times cheaper than Batu Ferringhi Hotels that is just 10 minutes drive away .

Grateful Traveller

Located along the northern coast of Penang Island between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, this suburb is becoming a well-known beach destination with the expat population, which is increasing every year.


Nearby Attractions

Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi is a splendid beach that offers visitors amazing sights, great water activities as well as unique items sold at its famous night market!

Penang Floating Mosque

The Penang Floating Mosque is a masterpiece and is a lovely to be visited in the evenings when bright artificial lights reflect in the ocean.

Gurney Drive

Gurney Drive

A good place to unwind, Gurney Drive has it all – amazing beach view, great food and a mix of modern as well as traditional aesthetics.