Pregnancy is a beautiful albeit stressful period for couples. As you embark on this pregnancy journey, why not head to a nearby destination to unwind and spend some quality time with your partner?

Located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Penang is a food haven, known for its cheap and mouth-watering local delicacies.

places to stay in penang

After getting up close with street art murals by Ernest Zacharevic and savouring the local food (think Assam Laksa and Teochew Chendol), its important to find an accommodation where you feel safe and comfortable, to rest and rejuvenate for the next day.

Airbnb is a great option for expectant mothers during travel, as the apartments provide not only space and privacy, but also convenience and a host of amenities to ensure a comfortable and memorable babymoon. Here are five accommodations in Penang for you to consider staying for your Babymoon travels!

1. The Shophouse Studio, George Town

Shophouse studio

Immerse in the colloquial beauty of this three-storey George Town shop house which has been around for more than a hundred years! Take in the sights of this World Heritage City by day and go on a food trail along Penang’s best hawker stalls by night. To further appeal to the foodie in you, the apartment is located just next door to one of the last few bakeries specialising in baking traditional Hainanese bread so guests can wake up to the aromatic smell of baking bread every morning!

shop house

Location: George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Accommodates: 3 guests
Where to book: www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/1049215

2. Exclusive Suite by the Marina, George Town

Exclusive suite

Enjoy a quiet and tranquil getaway in this apartment located right along the Marina, where you can take a romantic stroll along the sandy beaches of Batu Feringhi and the heritage walk of Georgetown. Besides its quiet and exclusive location, the apartment is also close to the shopping district, spas and even offers the option of taking a cruise on a chartered yacht. It’s definitely perfect for some quality couple time!

Marina

Location: George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Accommodates: 4 guests
Where to book: www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/3843144

3. Elegant Resort Home by Waterfront, Timur Laut Pulau Pinang

Elegant Resort Home

Why not grab some friends and turn your babymoon into a celebration in this elegant resort home, fit for eight guests. Hang out by any of the four swimming pools or jaccuzzi, enjoy a feast at the barbeque pit or hire a yacht to spend a day out at sea. Most interestingly, the resort features a vast coral and fish waterway where it houses an extensive array of marine life ranging from turtles, sharks and rays to numerous types of fish right at your doorstep!

jaccuzzi

Location: Timur Laut Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
Accommodates: 8 guests
Where to book: www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/5593961

4. Novia’s Queen Double Bed by the Sea, George Town

where to stay in penang

This cosy bedroom with a large window overlooking the swimming pool offers you ample of natural light. With the host family living across you in the next room, you can be sure to get valuable local insights about the sights and sounds of the heritage site of Georgetown. If you’re feeling like staying in for the day, you can settle down for some quiet time in the balcony as you watch ferries go by the iconic Penang bridge – perfect for some quiet time with your partner!

airbnb places to stay in penang

Location: George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Accommodates: 2 guests
Where to book: www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/4791264

5. Romantic Suite in Georgetown

romantic places to stay in penang

This luxurious duplex apartment is spacious enough for 6, so grab a couple of friends and turn your babymoon into a celebration! With a fully functional kitchen, preparing meals can be exciting especially alongside breathtakingly beautiful panoramic views of Georgetown and the seaside. In the mood for some alone time with your better half? Why not take a quick stroll alongside the harbor to the stunning seaside promenade?

places to stay in penang airbnb

Location: George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Accommodates: 6 guests
Where to book: www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/7432264