Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Gelugor

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Gelugor. This city's university setting, cafés and sporting events attract many visitors, and its walkable and welcoming location add to the charm. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Gelugor

Fly into Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Gelugor?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 389 vacation rentals near Gelugor. From 94 Houses to 263 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gelugor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gelugor:

  • Taman Pekaka: 18 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown: 37 vacation rentals
  • Seri Tanjung Pinang: 74 vacation rentals
  • Miami Green: 23 vacation rentals
  • Kastam: 23 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gelugor?

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

  • Penang Bridge West End: 393 vacation rentals
  • Penang City Hall: 392 vacation rentals
  • Gurney Plaza: 392 vacation rentals
  • Straits Quay Mall: 393 vacation rentals
  • Queensbay Mall: 393 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gelugor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 94 Houses in Gelugor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gelugor include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 263 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 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 Gelugor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 154 vacation rentals with pool available in Gelugor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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