WHAT TO EXPECT
This area is home to a larger expatriate population and is supported by the larger amount of International Schools (e.g. Prince of Whales Island International School). It is also a popular beach destination with various activities available.
For groceries, there is a Morning Market and Mount Erskine Market for fresh and cheaper produce. For imported items, Cold Storage Island Plaza is available. Various other mini marts litter the area. In Tanjung Bungah, there is a Tuesday Night Market for those who are interested.
For seafood enthusiasts, Crab Village Restaurant is a go to. Ingolf's Kneipe German Restaurant, The No Eyed Deer and Vintage Bulgaria Restaurant & Bar are all recommended restaurants in this area. There are also various local foodcourts to your choosing.
The closest hospital is the Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital, specialising in cancer treatments. Penang General Hospital is a 18 mins drive away.
There are multiple international schools in this area and a private college, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.
Overall, most amenities are within the suburb but it is a little far from the city center (Georgetown) and the airport.