Northwest of Georgetown are some beaches, of which Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Bungah are the largest ones. These get most tourists who visit Pinang and want to spend some time on a beach. These beaches are far from impressive and consist of a narrow strip of yellowish sand. The seawater is very dirty, probably due to the proximity to a large urban centre and an industrial area. In addition, western tourists in swimsuits meet Asian tourists who are on the beach more or less fully dressed (see for instance photo Nr 13).

01 Tanjung Bungah beach 02 Tanjung Bungah beach 03 Tanjung Bungah beach 04 Jetskis
05 Tanjung Bungah beach 06 Tanjung Bungah beach 07 Jetski 08 Dirty seawater on Bungah beach
09 Parasailing 10 Batu Ferringhi beach 11 Batu Ferringhi beach 12 Batu Ferringhi beach
13 Batu Ferringhi beach 14 Batu Ferringhi beach 15 Batu Ferringhi beach 16 Batu Ferringhi beach 17 Batu Ferringhi beach
18 Batu Ferringhi beach 19 Batu Ferringhi beach 20 Trees in Batu Ferringhi 21 Tanjung Bungah beach at dusk
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