Long Beach holds the majority of budget accommodations, restaurants and a beautiful wide beach with corals at the northern end. Coral Bay (15min jungle walk from Long Beach) is more quite and offers beautiful sunsets but has limited food options.
Long Beach (Pasir Panjang)
Most popular beach on the small Island for backpackers with many chalets and restaurants, snorkel spots right at the beach
Coral Bay (Teluk Aur)
Smaller Beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets
Colonia District / Fort Cornwallis, Penang
Penang was the first british settlement in Malaya so many colonial building can be found like the remains of Fort Cornwallis where Captain Francis Light stepped ashore in 1786