Tanjung Bungah is a seaside suburb located in the north of Georgetown, Penang. It is a short distance away from the city centre. Tanjung Bungah is also a short distance away yet another popular seaside area Gurney Drive and a short drive to the Tanjung Bungah beach.
Tanjung Bungah was once a sleepy fishing village. Today, it is a thriving modern suburb and a beach destination and home to a great number of expatriate communities and hotels and resorts making Tanjung Bungah an exciting place to live.
Tanjung Bungah is easily accessible through the coastal Tanjung Bungah Road. It can also be accessed through Jalan Gurney and Batu Ferringhi Road. There are also several inner/coastal roads to take to avoid the notorious jam. Alternatively, the local bus line is available to serve the suburb’s community. Additionally, cycling is a great and healthy way to get around Tanjung Bungah area via a 1.2km long dedicated cycling lane. Taxis and e-hailing services are also readily available here.
A host of amenities such as schools, banks, telecommunications services, shopping, eateries, clinics, and more are available to serve the lifestyle needs of its community.
There are several public and international schools along the stretch of Tanjung Bungah. Amongst the public schools are SJKC Poay Wah, SMK Tanjong Bunga, SJKC Hun Bin,Sekolah Kebangsaan Tanjung Bunga, and Sekolah Menengah Pendidikan Khas Persekutuan whilst nearby international schools include Dalat International School, Tenby Schools Penang, Prince of Wales Island International Primary School and Pelita International School.
Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital, a private hospital for cancer treatments is located between Tanjung Bungah and Tanjung Tokong. Other nearby hospitals include Penang Adventist Hospital, Island Hospital, Gleneagles Penang, and Penang General Hospital. Besides, several clinics such as Poliklinik Tanjung Bungah, Poliklinik Teng, Klinik Kesihatan Tanjung Bungah, and Penang Korea Clinic are places to go for minor medical condition.
Within the suburb is Tanjung Bungah Market where you can get the freshest produce. Besides that, there are many mini-markets such as Mini Korean Mart, Pasarava Mini-Market,Kedai Runcit Lean Hua, DC Mart Different C Mart while Cold Storage and Jaya Grocer are a stone’s throw away.
Within the vicinity of Tanjung Bungah are several shopping malls namely Precinct 10, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Paragon Mall, City Junction, Island Plaza, Straits Quay Marina Mall, and Teso Tajung Pinang. All of these malls offer a wide range of retail outlets/brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren Sephora, eateries like Haidilao, cafes like Starbucks, lifestyle services, entertainment and not to mention, a different shopping experience. There are more shopping malls to visit in the city centre as well as all over the island.
As a seaside suburb, it is not surprising to find many water sports activities here for recreational purposes such as Penang Water Sports Recreation Centre, Thrill Seeker Sports & Recreation, Water Sports Activities Centre, Tanjung Bungah Public Beach, and Chinese Swimming Club. For those who are not into the thrills of water sports, within the vicinity are Elaine Yoga, Zi Zai Mountain, Pearl Hill Park,Casa Permai Central Park, and Penang Avatar Secret Garden. In addition, within most housing estates are pockets of parks for the community’s usage.
Penang is well-known as a food paradise, Tanjung Bungah is no different. There are plenty of options when it comes to food at Tanjung Bungah. From humble street stalls to established fine-dining establishments offers a variety of cuisines to suit different tastebuds. Annabelle’s Place is a quaint little café that serves home-styled Western and local cuisine while Blue Reef Fish & Chips specialises seafood meals. Popular Mutiara Food Court offers an array of hawker’s delights. In addition, Sri Ananda Bahwan, a popular franchise in Penang served delicious South Indian cuisine. Meanwhile, Mom’s Thai Cuisine is a Thai restaurant tucked away in a cosy neighbourhood which serves authentic Thai food.
Properties in Tanjung Bungah are generally freehold which explains why properties around the area are on the high side aside from the fact that it is popular with the expatriate community. Generally, properties in Tanjung Bungah has a median price psf of RM 499 or median price of RM 1,030,520. There are several projects in the vicinity of Tanjung Bungah for those who are looking to invest and make Tanjung Bungah home like Tanjung Point Residence, Alila 2, 1 Tanjong Timor Laut (Island), Skyhome Timor Laut (Island) and The Cove. Meanwhile Straits Residences@Seri Tanjung Pinang, is an upcoming project worthy to consider.
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