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 features

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.

Where to stay around Gelugor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 334 holiday lettings near Gelugor. From 80 Houses to 229 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gelugor for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Penang Bridge West End: 335 holiday lettings
  • Fort Cornwallis: 334 holiday lettings
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion: 334 holiday lettings
  • Old Protestant Cemetery: 334 holiday lettings
  • Gleneagles Penang Medical Centre: 334 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gelugor listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 80 Houses in Gelugor. Our other popular types of Gelugor holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 229 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

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 130 holiday homes with pool available in Gelugor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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