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Vacation rentals in Sungai Petani

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Condo in Bayan Lepas
Cozy Seafront Studio Suite Near Queensbay
Cozy Seaview Studio Suite (Available Check In for self-driving only) Our home stay is a studio suite & private condo near Penang bridge with strategic location where you can easily access to Penang bridge,queensbay mall and Bayan Lepas industrial zone.Our studio suite offer one car or one motor parking lot and It is an open concept studio with no bedroom and kitchen attached which is suitable for young couple or family with young children and can comfortably accommodate up to2adults and 1kid
$43 per night
Condo in Jelutong
Great review! WiFi + Netflix SEAViEW CleanCozy Suite3 Seaview Suite @ Anju
a SEAVIEW DELUXE SUITE in the PERFECT location Charming, cosy seaview suite with NETFLIX, high speed WiFi & WATER DISPENSER located just a few km away from the city centre & the UNESCO World Heritage Site. By feet: - 7-11 (24hrs) Convenience Store at ground floor - Food stalls, restaurants, super market & wet market By car: 5 km - UNESCO Heritage Site/G’Town 6 km - Gurney Drive 8 km - Queensbay Mall 14 km - Int'l Airport 16 km - Batu Ferringhi beach
$38 per night
Condo in Butterworth
Delightful Japandi Retreat | MUJI concept
With a spectacular view of Penang, Pearl of the Orient, Delightful Japandi Retreat is an escape from the hustle & bustle of the city and yet allows you to stay connected to the transport hub within walking distance (1.2 km). Being the first convertible space service apartment, Delightful Japandi Retreat comfortably host 4 adults or a family with children, provides an unmatched flexibility for an unwinding vacation or a delightful business trip.
$32 per night

Stay near Sungai Petani's top sights

Amanjaya Mall6 locals recommend
Tesco Sungai Petani Selatan3 locals recommend
Mydin Taman Batik Hypermarket4 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Sungai Petani

Condo in Georgetown
Seaview【MUJI Studio 3】Near Komtar & Food Heaven
$43 per night
Apartment in George Town
☀ Couples Getaway X ☀ Cozy Suites | 舒适城市公寓
$36 per night
Apartment in George Town
HOME[ 家 ] Cosy SeaView Suite+WIFI+舒适溫馨小套房
$35 per night
Condo in Tanjung Tokong
Sea View Marina Suites @ Straits Quay
$60 per night
Condo in George Town
#01 Penang Lovely Pool Suite(100Mbps) 优美景色套房
$43 per night
Home in Sungai Petani
★Riverfront City★ 2~8 Pax, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Car Park
$40 per night
Home in Sungai Petani
BohoStyle Homestay / Party & Event allowed
$62 per night
Home in Sungai Petani
Cozy SEMI-D Home, Perdana City (3 Airconds)
$50 per night
Home in Sungai Petani
[Yarra Park] 2~10 Pax, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Car Parks
$86 per night
Home in Sungai Petani
Basic Homestay for Big Fam
$69 per night
Home in Kuala Ketil
Premium Suite Casa Sapphire, 3 Bed & 300MbWifi
$43 per night
Home in Sungai Petani
Welcome to our cozy and comforting homestay
$74 per night

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Sungai Petani

Total rentals

230 properties

Rentals with a pool

10 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

10 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

170 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

1.7K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$10 before taxes and fees

Your guide to Sungai Petani

All About Sungai Petani

Sungai Petani is the largest city in the Kedah state of Malaysia, about an hour south of the state capital, Alor Setar. The modern city with shopping corridors, restaurants, attractive green spaces, and an impressive clock tower on the main street also has several water parks where kids and grownups can enjoy the beaches, rides, and shops.

The city also makes a convenient base for exploring several nearby attractions, as well as George Town, the capital of neighboring Penang, which is about an hour southwest. Within a 30-minute drive, you can reach the Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum and the Sungai Batu Archaeological Site, which have collected 2,000-year-old remnants of one of the oldest civilizations in Southeast Asia. Thirty minutes to the west, you’ll find Pantai Merdeka on the coast of the Straits of Malacca, offering a sandy beach with food stalls and picnic grounds. And less than a half-hour north of town, the Tupah Recreational Forest offers trails near streams and waterfalls with spots for swimming and picnics. Just 20 minutes away, the Merbok River Mangrove Forest has boats that will transport you through the ecological reserve to take in the Mangrove forest and spot monkeys, birds, and other wildlife.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Sungai Petani

The climate in Sungai Petani is tropical, which means it is hot all year round, with humidity that ranges from moderate to steamy. The rainy season is April through November, with October generally seeing the most rainfall. The most pleasant time to spend time outdoors in the area is the dry season between December and March, when the skies are clearer and the humidity is slightly lower. During the Lunar New Year, which usually falls in late January or February, you will find the city embracing celebrations and holding festivals with activities, performances, and lion dancers. The city also celebrates many Hindu festivals. Deepavali — also known as Diwali or the Festival of Light — is a public holiday throughout Malaysia occurring in October or November.

Top things to do in Sungai Petani

Merbok River Mangrove Forest

Just 20 minutes from town lies the 10,000-acre Merbok River Mangrove Forest. You can take the river cruise from Semeling Jetty through the forest, where you may come across eagles, herons, lizards, monkeys, and kingfishers. The journey lasts about 2.5 hours but involves a few stops where you can disembark and take short walks if you choose. You’ll want to bring binoculars for this.

Bujang Valley Archaeological Museum and Archaeological Sites

The Bujang Valley, 11 miles northwest of town, is one of the richest archaeological sites in Malaysia. At the museum, you’ll find a collection documenting the thriving civilization that inhabited the area from the third through 14th centuries. You’ll also learn about the existence of a Hindu-Buddhist civilization that flourished in the 1100s. The attached archaeological site is not developed as a tourist attraction, but you may be able to witness archaeology in action.

Pantai Merdeka and Pulau Sayak

Pantai Merdeka is the beach that Sungai Petani locals flock to on weekends. It’s a lovely spot for wandering along the water, although it’s not swimmable due to dangerous currents. If it only whets your appetite for sand and coast, make the short three-mile drive west to Pulau Sayak, a scenic beach that offers a bit of quiet and sunsets that are particularly stunning.

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