Penang is a city that has quite a lot of attractions that has tourism importance. The attractions range from beaches, various types of temples, churches, heritage sites, amazing infrastructures, islands, monuments, mosques, natural locations and last but not least shopping centres. After the capital of the state George Town was named as a world heritage site by the UNESCO in 2008 the number of tourists visiting Penang increased in large numbers.
From all these attractions in the city, beaches are considered one of the most visited places by both the locals and foreigners. The Monkey Beach also known as Teluk Duyung is located at the Penang National Park. This park is located in the North West corner of Penang Island. Renowned as one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches that the island offers, this beach has been named after the Macaques that live along the shore. The crabs on the shore are these monkeys main meal.
The white strip of sand of the Monkey Beach that spreads meters and meters ahead calms the mind of any visitor with its beauty. Unlike other beaches around Penang this beach does not have jelly fish threats which limit people visiting. A dip in the turquoise blue cool water and lazing on the beaches will surely give relief to the visitors from the stressful day to day routines. No one would feel bored by gazing at the endlessly spreading water. The Macaques would be a unique site to keep watching and a good option for animal lovers to capture a few good photographs. The beach is crowded by tourists and locals during week days and public holidays. If a visitor needs relaxation the best days for a visit are the week days. Camping near the shore is also an option for the environment loving people who visit this beach.
While enjoying the wide variety of attractions , there are many Penang hotel that offers accommodation options to all its visitors suiting their individual requirements. Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang is a luxury Tanjung Bungah Hotel Penang which offers a remarkable service to all its guests. Located at the Tanjung Bungah beach, the hotel is a picturesque and unique hotel. All modern accommodation facilities are provided to their clients. This hotel offers great value for all the money spent.