Batu Ferringhi is a beach resort northwest of George Town. Located in the Penang Island in West Malaysia. It is a popular destination for holiday going tourists for its beautiful beach, water sports, food and shops and kiosks along the area that sells local and beach stuffs, batik clothing and night market and street food. This nice tropical island is surrounded by popular hotels like Shangrila Rasa Sayang Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Holiday Inn Resort, Park Royal Hotel and many more.
Just located about one km away is 4 storeys tall Ferringhi Residence Apartments, a guarded residence in Batu Ferringhi. Near its vicinity is also the Uplands international school, holding primary to secondary going students, a school for local and international students from China, Hong Kong, Dubai, American and Australian.