Kedah, Malaysia · 3 hotels available
Beris Lake is a large man-made lake located in Sik district, Kedah. It was formed as a result of the construction of Beris dam. It is about 77 km from Sungai Petani town. This "concrete faced rockfill" dam situated in a narrow valley of Sungai Beris 1.6 km upstream of the confluence between Sungai Muda, designed to regulate flows in Sungai Muda basin to augment water available for irrigation of paddy/upland crops, domestic and industrial water supply and other uses.
If you are travelling by air, the nearest airport is the Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (IATA: AOR, ICAO: WMKA) is an airport that serves Alor Setar, a city in the state of Kedah in Malaysia. The airport is in Kepala Batas, about 60 minutes from Beris Dam. Alternatively, Penang International Airport (IATA: PEN, ICAO: WMKP), is about one and half hours from the dam.
In-town public buses are available at reasonable price, depending on the type of bus and destination. Metered taxi can easily be found at an affordable price. You also can rent a car in nearby cities such as Sungai Petani and Alor Star to go to Beris Dam.
Pekan Rabu literally translated “Wednesday Market”, is a well-known attraction among both the locals and tourists from outside Kedah. From its humble beginnings as a weekly market operating from an attap-roofed shack, it has since expanded into a multi-storey arcade selling a wide range of traditional delicacies, handicraft products and apparel. It is one of the best places to get traditional Malay foods such as serunding, dodol durian, kuah rojak and garam belacan. For its success, the business complex has become a source of pride among the Malay community in Kedah for helping encourage Malays to take an active role in commerce. Opening hours are from 8 am to 9 pm daily. Stalls remain open even on public holidays and festivals.
The Zahir Mosque is Kedah's state mosque. It is located in the heart of Alor Star, the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. It is one of the grandest and oldest mosques in Malaysia, built in 1912. The design was inspired by the vision of the late Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Abidin II who was inspired by the Azizi Mosque of the Langkat Sultanate in North Sumatra. This mosque has been voted the top 10 most beautiful mosques in the world.
Seri Pelangi Homestay is a great choice if you want to experience living like locals. This homestay is affordable for those travelling with families or in a group of 5 to 6 peoples. Seri Pelangi Homestay provides basic amenities for all guests.
Sg Batang Lake Chalet, located in the Northern state of Malaysia offers a budget accommodation for your stay. The chalet also provides a range of recreational facilities. Located near Beris Lake, there are 12 units of the chalet, a multipurpose hall and a dining hall. The chalet is just one hour and a half from Sultan Abdul Halim Airport in Kedah and about 2 hours from Penang International Airport.
Hill Lake View Resort catering the needs of discerning travellers and suitable for all walks of life ranging from group, family, single or couple who prefer fuss-free and convenient living. Each room at this resort is air-conditioned and is equipped with a TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom. Hill Lake View Resort features free WiFi throughout the property. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.