Welcome to TELUK KUMBAR
Teluk Kumbar is located on the southern coast of Penang Island, beside the Bayan Lepas. It is mainly a small fishing town with a population consisting of mostly Malays and a smaller portion of Chinese ethnicities.
WHAT TO EXPECT
It is a small and quiet residential town. A good place to get away from the busy and bustling city to recuperate over a weekend.
There is a beach at the coast that is less crowded compared to the beaches in the northwestern part of the Island. There is also a seaside promenade to enjoy a walk.
For groceries, there is the Taman Sahabat Morning Market and Gerai Hasil Laut for fresh seafood. For more street food, there is the Sungai Batu Night Market and Teluk Kumbar Weekly Night Market.
Other than that, there are various mini convenience stores.
Rapid Penang bus routes connects Teluk Kumbar to other areas of Penang including Georgetown. You can plan your journey here.
Georgetown - 30 mins by car
Airport - 8 mins by car
Penang 2nd Bridge - 16 mins by car
This area is popular for its fresh seafood as it is a fishing village. A good option is to buy the seafood home or eat at the seafood restaurants by the seaside. Good Friend Seafood is recommended. There are other local eateries like Ayu See Udang and Bee Ghah Cafe for some toast and eggs.
There are multiple clinics in the area like Polyclinic Teluk Kumbar and Clinic Series Island.
This area also has multiple local primary and secondary schools and an Islamic school.
Overall, this place is suitable for people who likes a calm and quiet lifestyle and enjoy the older architecture.