Batu Ferringhi (Foreigner's Rock) is a beach area in Penang, Malaysia. Along here are an array of hotels, restaurants, transport rental services, and souvenir stores. Batu Ferringhi is located adjacent to Teluk Bahang and Tanjung Bungah and is just a 25-minute's drive from George Town.
Batu Ferringhi features some of the finest hotels and resorts in Penang such as Hard Rock Hotel Penang, Hydro Hotel, Holiday Inn, Bayview Beach Resort, Golden Sands Resort, Grand Plaza Parkroyal Penang and Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa. It is also famous for its night market.
Soak up the sun or unwind on the beach while you enjoy a host of aquatic thrills from wind-surfing to canoeing. For a spine-tingling adventure, try parasailing and enjoy the view of the beach from the sky. As the sun sets, Batu Ferringhi comes alive with a carnival-like atmosphere with an open-air bazaar selling anything from ornate curios to souvenir items.
Watch local artisans demonstrate the intricate art of craft-making and batik-painting. Dubbed the Feringghi Walk, the bazaar offers shoppers a host of attractions.