Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Gelugor

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Gelugor. This city's university setting, cafes and sporting events attract many visitors, as does its walkable and welcoming location. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Gelugor

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Gelugor has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penang Butterfly Farm (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Kidland Penang (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Penang Bird Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Tropical Fruit Farm (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gelugor

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gelugor is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penang Hill (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Penang Botanic Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Tropical Spice Garden (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Ferringgi Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Teluk Bahang Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Gelugor

Fly into Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Gelugor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 391 holiday rentals around Gelugor. From 90 Houses to 268 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Gelugor is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gelugor?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gelugor:

  • Taman Pekaka: 20 holiday homes
  • Taman Jerjak Indah: 15 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 37 holiday homes
  • Miami Green: 21 holiday homes
  • Seri Tanjung Pinang: 71 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gelugor?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gelugor. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Penang Bridge West End: 395 holiday rentals
  • Penang Times Square: 394 holiday rentals
  • Straits Quay Mall: 395 holiday rentals
  • Kidland Penang: 394 holiday rentals
  • Gurney Plaza: 394 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gelugor listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gelugor?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 90 Houses in Gelugor. Our other popular types of Gelugor holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 268 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gelugor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 160 holiday homes with pool available in Gelugor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.