Batu Ferringhi view from a hotel.
|District||Northeast Penang Island|
|• Local Government||Penang Island City Council (MBPP)|
|• Penang Island City Mayor||Dato' Patahiyah binti Ismail|
|• Bukit Bendera Member of Parliament||Zairil Khir Johari (DAP)|
|• Tanjung Bungah State Assemblyman||Teh Yee Cheu (DAP)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Not observed (UTC)|
|International dialling code prefix||+6048 (landline only)|
Batu Ferringhi (Foreigner's Rock) is a beach area in Penang, Malaysia. Along this famous beach area, there are numerous large hotels, restaurants, transport rental services, and souvenir stores. Batu Ferringhi is located adjacent to Teluk Bahang and Tanjung Bungah. Counterfeit goods can be purchased at the night markets along the beach road.
For tourists, Batu Ferringhi features hotels such as Hard Rock Hotel Penang, Hydro Hotel, Holiday Inn, Bayview Beach Resort, Golden Sands Resort, Grand Plaza Parkroyal Penang, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, etc. It is also famous for its Night Market, featuring many foreigners at night. Beach boys would able to service the many tourists to this place.
Batu Ferringhi was hit by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. No lives were lost. This was unlike other parts of the island where lives were lost to the tsunami.
- "Malaysia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 2010-10-31.
- Staggeringly beautiful beaches and scenery
- Batu Ferringhi travel guide from Wikivoyage
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