9 Best Hotels With Private Beach In Penang, Malaysia - Updated 2024

Isabela Marie
Isabela Marie 
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Updated
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Found right by the Malacca Strait, Penang will surely give you the most unbelievable beach resorts and accommodations that will satisfy your tropical dreams. Not only is it known for its soft sand coasts, but also as the food capital of Malaysia! This probably just beat out all your other prospective destinations for your summer trip. Don’t miss out on the many hotels on the shorelines of the best beaches in Penang to get a feel of Malaysian culture and the tropics. Regarded as a famous tourist spot, you won’t have to worry about limited resources for travelers in this area. Continue reading to find out about the best hotels with private beach in Penang, Malaysia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to a private beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

From transportation tips to medical essentials and everything in between, the Penang local guides share all the must-know information to help you plan your trip.

1. Mercure Penang Beach (from USD 74)

Live out your summer trip at the vibrant Mercure Penang Beach hotel 15 minutes away from the famous Batu Ferringhi. You’ll make sure to get the best facilities with an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a beachfront location. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning to help you beat the heat after a long day at the beach.

If you’re not quite sure what to do during your trip, head on over to the hotel’s tour desk where you can plan your travel arrangements. The Straits Quay Mall and Convention Center can be found 10 minutes away from this beachfront hotel in Penang.

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Mercure Penang Beach

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 505, Jalan Tanjung Bungah

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

Hotels near the beach in Penang, Malaysia

2. Lone Pine, The Boutique Hotel by The Beach (from USD 163)

Lone Pine, The Boutique Hotel by The Beach offers everything you’ll be looking for to make a memorable Penang trip. Sleep in lovely bedrooms decorated in posh modern styles, made extra-comfy by amenities such as air-conditioning and large beds dressed in fine linens. Save for a handful of configurations, nearly all accommodations of this 5-star hotel feature a patio or a balcony.

Spend a relaxing day out in the hotel garden, reading a book while tucked inside one of the many hammocks they have prepared. You can also take a dip in their private pool, or sign up for activities at the beach.

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Lone Pine, Penang, a Tribute Portfolio Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 97, Jalan Batu Ferringhi

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms

3. Hompton Hotel by the Beach

Hompton Hotel by the Beach boasts an enviable location on the northern shores of Penang Island. Take a walk on peaceful Hompton Beach, admiring the watery horizon. Beyond their fine private beach, the hotel also has other great features to take advantage of, including a lovely pool area with a deck for viewing and lounging.

Guestrooms come with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. You can also stash your valuables in the safe while you’re out enjoying other attractions in Penang. Don’t forget to start the day with their delicious breakfast, offered in various options such as American, continental, as well as halal.

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Hompton Hotel by the Beach

Wifi Available

Address: No 533, Jalan C.M. Hashim Tanjung Tokong

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

Penang Tour Guide

Ang Chin Boon

Ang Chin Boon

Hello...I am ANG. Licenced Tourist Guide by Ministry of Tourism Malaysia. I was born and raised in George Town, Penang. I just love Guiding! I have been actively doing guiding all these years. Drive my guests to interesting places in Penang Island, Sharing my knowledges & experiences of George Town. I wish their trip becomes story worth sharing. Will you be one of my esteemed guests ?

Tours by Ang

Penang Tour Guide

Fong Seok Kong

Fong Seok Kong

I am a licensed tourist guide of Malaysia specialising in the English language, though I am also able to communicate in the Chinese dialects of Mandarin, Cantonese, Taishanese, Hokkien and my country's national language of Malay. I do all tours inbound of Penang island such as walking tours, food tours, drive tours, historical tours, hill & temples, etc. I am a tourist guide with passion an... Read more

Tours by Fong

Penang Tour Guide

Beth Chong

Beth Chong

My interest in travel started from childhood and when I was a teenager, I went for my first solo backpacking trip to Paris and London. It resulted in my working in the Tourism Industry and eventually becoming a nationally licensed Tourist Guide of Malaysia. I managed to go to almost to every corner of my country and now, have become a trainer of Tourist Guides imparting knowledge and experience... Read more

Penang Tour Guide

Hon Seng Phuah

Hon Seng Phuah

Hello. I am Hon Seng Phuah from Penang. I am a freelance tourist guide since 2013. My tour service includes Penang around island and George Town heritage walking tours. You may experience the Penang multi-culture and best foods like Penang assam laksa, nyonya cuisine, nasi kandar and to name a few, traditional business activities, colonial buildings, modern living city and last least the greene... Read more

Tours by Hon seng

Penang Tour Guide

Jenny Wan Kim Lim

Jenny Wan Kim Lim

Hi, I'm Jenny! I love showing people around Taiwan and Malaysia. I grew up in Penang and spend a lot of time in Tainan too. For the past few years, I've been a licensed tour guide for these 2 countries , sharing my passion for exploring. Being a guide isn't just a job to me, it's what I love doing. I enjoy finding hidden spots, introducing you to tasty local food, and making sure you have amazi... Read more

Tours by Jenny wan kim

4. Lexis Suites Penang (from USD 116)

Relax in luxury at Lexis Suites Penang! Guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi as well as the beachfront location. Other facilities available on the property include a fitness center, a kids’ club, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry services.

A balcony view of Bayan Lepas can be seen from the guests’ air-conditioned suites, coupled with a private pool for their enjoyment. En suite bathrooms are also decked out with facilities such as toiletries, a hairdryer, and a bathtub. The hotel is only 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) away from Penang Bridge and 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) away from Queensbay Mall.

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Lexis Suites Penang

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

5. Angsana Teluk Bahang (from USD 99)

Overlooking the beautiful Batu Ferringhi Beach, this hotel will ensure a beachfront right from your hotel room. Free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, a children’s playground, and a restaurant can also be found on the property. For a more scenic spot within the hotel, guests can visit the bar and terrace with a stunning sea view.

Other items such as bathrobes, slippers, a TV, and a safety deposit box are included in the room. Their continental and buffet breakfast offers Asian and American cuisines, with vegetarian and gluten-free options.

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Angsana Teluk Bahang

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 11, Jalan Teluk Bahang

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

6. Leisure Cove Hotel and Apartments (from USD 35)

Leisure Cove Hotel sits on Tanjung Bungah beach and it offers simple but well-equipped rooms. A beautiful oceanside view of mountains and the city can be seen in various rooms. Guests can also expect a private bathroom with a bidet and bathtub in each room. Facilities such as a spa center and a fitness center can be found in the establishment. Free Wi-Fi is also available in all rooms for the guests’ convenience.

If you’re looking for more adventure in Penang, this hotel near the beach is only a 20-minute drive to George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage-certified city center and 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) to Sungai Petani. Car hire is also offered by the hotel.

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Leisure Cove Hotel and Apartments

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No. 563, Jalan Wee Hein Tze Tanjung Bungah, Penang

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

7. Hotel & Chalet Sportfishing PNK Teluk Bahang (from USD 18)

Also located on Batu Ferringhi, Hotel & Chalet Sportfishing PNK Teluk Bahang features rooms that are furnished with a desk, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are also available to guests.

After looking out the scenic balcony view of Kerachut Beach from your room, you can relish some fun activities around the area like cycling. Moreover, Penang International Airport is 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) from the hotel.

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Hotel & Chalet Sportfishing PNK Teluk Bahang

Wifi Available

Address: Jalan Hassan Abbas, 11050 Teluk Bahang

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Hiking Cycling

8. Bahang Bay Hotel (from USD 47)

Bahang Bay Hotel features a modern interior for a lavish experience. Situated in Teluk Bahang, the hotel is 19 kilometers (11.8 miles) from Penang International Airport and 2.1 kilometers (1.3 miles) from Batu Ferringhi Beach.

Air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, a desk, and a safety deposit box are available. Also, expect fresh towels and fitted bed linens in your room. Continental breakfast is served each morning before you start exploring the many attractions in Penang. This hotel with a private pool also features a restaurant, a fitness center, a kids’ club, a 24-hour front desk, and room service.

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Bahang Bay Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 15 Jalan Teluk Bahang

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

9. Boutique By The Sea (from USD 29)

Set on the beachfront in George Town, 8 Boutique By The Sea offers rooms with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box, a seating area, and free Wi-Fi. Bidets are also available in each private bathroom.

This boutique hotel is only 1.9 kilometers (1.2 miles) from Tanjung Bungah Beach for a quick way to get sand on your toes. But if you’re looking for more adventurous attractions, visit the Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar for an amusement park experience that’s only 8 kilometers (5.0 miles) away.

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8 Boutique By The Sea

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Mukim 18, Jalan Tanjung Tokong

Non-smoking rooms Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning Beachfront WiFi available in all areas Beach

Soft sand beach and summer glow

Hotels perched on beaches are definitely a must for people who can’t be bothered with much travel distance. If you want an all-round trip in one place then go ahead and book yourself a room in any of these hotels. Enjoy the soft sand beach and summer glow that’ll scream your new tropical life.

Frequently asked questions about hotels with a private beach in Penang, Malaysia


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Isabela Marie is a writer based in Manila, Philippines. As a former student journalist, she turns to travel writing as an enjoyable blend between her two favorite things.

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