Keep in mind that on the weekends people from all over the island and beyond descend upon the beaches of Batu Ferringhi, so be prepared to share the sand! There are all sorts to choose from, whether you want to take to the skies with a spot of parasailing or race across the surface of the sea on a banana boat! There are many bargains to be snapped up here, but you had better practice your haggling before you arrive! Foodies will also love it, as there are many local delicacies being cooked up on the street side stalls.
Try Your Hand at Exhilarating Water Sports Water sports and beaches go hand in hand, so Batu Ferringhi is home to a multitude of exciting activities to enjoy that involve the sea in some way or another.
Its wide bays, calm waters, and abundance of beachfront resort hotels make it a great choice for activity-packed family holidays.
You can also take a cooking lesson to learn about Malaysian, Indian, and Nyonya cuisine, using herbs and spices from the garden to prepare your dishes! Other insects and reptiles also call the sanctuary home, which features ponds, caves, and waterfalls within the gardens.
Its bustling night market draws in visitors and locals alike, with a huge array of local handicrafts, colourful clothes, and Malaysian souvenirs on display.
Kilat Beach is a lovely spot for a quiet stroll away from the crowds if you are craving some peace and tranquillity! The white sand and azure sea mingle perfectly with green palms swaying as a backdrop.