Discover a selection of 391 holiday rentals in Penang, MY that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 29 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Penang. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The charming area of George Town awaits your stay

Take a holiday to George Town and enjoy the area's temples, monuments and museums. This walkable and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, shopping and beaches. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in George Town

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes George Town a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penang Butterfly Farm (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Kidland Penang (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Penang Bird Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • East Wind Watersports (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)

Seasonal weather in George Town

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, March, February, May and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in George Town

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, George Town is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penang Hill (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Penang Botanic Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Ferringgi Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Tropical Spice Garden (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Teluk Bahang Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around George Town

Fly into Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Penang?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 391 vacation rentals near Penang. From 266 flats & apartments to 109 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Penang for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Penang?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Penang. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Downtown George Town: 389 vacation rentals
  • George Town: 387 vacation rentals
  • Tanjung Bungah: 363 vacation rentals
  • Fort Cornwallis: 397 vacation rentals
  • Seri Tanjung Pinang: 362 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Penang! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Penang?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Penang:

  • Downtown George Town: 389 rentals
  • George Town: 387 rentals
  • Tanjung Bungah: 363 rentals
  • Simpang Ampat: 269 rentals
  • Perai: 349 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Penang?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Penang. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Cornwallis: 397 rentals
  • Loh guan Lye Specialist Centre: 395 rentals
  • One-stop Midlands Park Centre: 395 rentals
  • Clan Jetty: 397 rentals
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion: 397 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penang listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Penang

Downtown George Town
389 holiday rentals
George Town
387 holiday rentals
Tanjung Bungah
363 holiday rentals
Simpang Ampat
269 holiday rentals
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Kepala Batas
246 holiday rentals
382 holiday rentals
Bayan Lepas
384 holiday rentals
384 holiday rentals
Bukit Mertajam
85 holiday rentals
Seberang Jaya
325 holiday rentals
Sungai Dua
372 holiday rentals
Permatang Pauh
324 holiday rentals
Sungai Jawi
16 holiday rentals
Tasek Gelugor
48 holiday rentals
Kubang Semang
255 holiday rentals
Tiga Kongsi
16 holiday rentals
Kampung Bukit Tambun
21 holiday rentals
Bagan Pulau Betung
97 holiday rentals