With a population of about 420,000 people, Sungai Petani is the largest town in Kedah followed by Alor Setar. It is one of the fastest growing towns in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia. Sungai Petani meaning Farmer’s River got its name from the geographical position bounded by two parallel rivers, Sungai Petani and Sungai Pasir. There are various businesses that contribute to the growth of the local economy, from semiconductors to television tubes and from textile to wood products.

Attractions in Sungai Petani:
1. Pantai Merdeka
Pantai Merdeka
Recommended Hotels in Sungai Petani, Kedah:
1. T+ Hotel @ Sungai Petani
Easily accessible with nice hotel environment and clean room.
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2. Park Avenue Hotel Sungai Petani
Affordable price tag with all necessary amenities in place.
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3. Cinta Sayang Resort
For those who are looking for a peaceful family getaway.
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4. Swiss Inn Sungai Petani Hotel
Good location with spacious room and nice service.
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How to get there:

Sungai Petani is accessible conveniently either by air, by road or by rail.

By Air

For international travallers, you may either fly to Kepala Batas Airport or the Penang International Airport. Then travel by car or bus on the North-South Expressway to Sungai Petani.

By Bus

If you are from other cities or town close by, then you may consider taking the national coaches or express buses. There are many buses available from major towns like Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, Ipoh and more.

By Train

Lastly you can come to Sungai Petani on trains from Kuala Lumpur or Thailand as well.