Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Butterworth

Learn about the unique charm of Butterworth with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's bird watching, canoeing and fishing draw many visitors. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Butterworth

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Butterworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penang Butterfly Farm (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Penang Bird Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kidland Penang (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Kepala Batas Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Butterworth

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Butterworth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penang Hill (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Penang Botanic Gardens (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Mengkuang Dam (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Ferringgi Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Tropical Spice Garden (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Butterworth

Fly into Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Butterworth, MY?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 370 vacation rentals near Butterworth. From 82 house rentals to 257 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Butterworth for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Butterworth?

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

  • Georgetown: 37 vacation rentals
  • Seri Tanjung Pinang: 70 vacation rentals
  • Miami Green: 21 vacation rentals
  • Kastam: 23 vacation rentals
  • Puncak Ria: 22 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Butterworth?

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

  • Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal: 382 vacation rentals
  • Kelab Tentera Udara: 381 vacation rentals
  • Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth: 383 vacation rentals
  • Ninth Emperor God Temple: 382 vacation rentals
  • Penang City Hall: 381 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Butterworth?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 82 Houses in Butterworth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Butterworth include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 257 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Butterworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 149 vacation rentals with pool available in Butterworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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