Bayan Lepas, Penang Island · 30 hotels available
PICE Arena is an indoor stadium in Bayan Baru, Penang. It was formerly known as PISA, or Penang International Sports Arena. The indoor stadium was originally completed in the year 2000 and known as the largest indoor stadium in northern Malaysia. The SPICE Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena with 33,000 square feet, surrounded by 10,000 terrace seats capable of holding a range of events for large crowds. The venue includes a variety of well-equipped function rooms suitable for corporate and social functions. The arena is often the venue for exhibitions and sports tournaments. Annual dinners and banquets have also been held in there.
SPICE Arena can be easily accessible via Penang International Airport. You can board Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Air to Penang International Airport where the flights fly to Penang regularly. Once you reach airport you may take a taxi to get to SPICE Arena where the distance is only 5 km.
You can drive to SPICE Arena via the Second Penang Bridge and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Penang Island along the way. If you travel from Kuala Lumpur you may use North-South Expressway to reach SPICE Arena. The journey from Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours 46 minutes’ drive away.
One of The easiest ways to reach SPICE Arena is by train. You may take ETS train from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station to Butterworth train station. Once you reach there you can take a ferry for 15 minutes journey to Georgetown. From Georgetown, you may take taxi or bus to reach SPICE Arena where the distance is within 17 km.
You can treat yourself to golf while visiting SPICE Arena, where you could have entertaining rounds of golf and then you could unwind yourselves at the golf courses. The Penang Golf Club is a 36-hole golf resort nestled within the master plan of a new township. It challenges players of all golfing capabilities and temperament with three sets of tees, tree-lined and landscaped lush fairways culminating with well-manicured verdant greens. The club also offers excellent venue for entertaining family, clients and friends for business and simple pleasure.
Queensbay Mall is one of the premium shopping malls in Penang Island, is just 10 minutes’ drive from SPICE Arena. The mall features 5 retail levels of international and home-grown brands including fashion, lifestyle, dining, entertainment, sports, electronics, home furnishing and department store. Its main anchor tenant is AEON and a Golden Screen Cinema complex is housed within its top floor.
Fisheries Research Institute is another popular tourist destination that you can visit when you are visiting SPICE Arena. You can experience the underwater world at Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute, featuring 25 tanks housing different forms of marine life. Observe a range of species that include lionfish, boxfish, moray eels, stonefish, and stingrays.
You can explore the historical site of The Penang War Museum to learn about the history, culture, military gadgets and the way of life for those living in this fort. The Penang War Museum was restored as a memorial to its dark days and opened to the public in 2002. Most of the buildings and underground tunnels were built by the British Royal Engineers. You also can see the signs of the artefacts and the way of life of the soldiers and prisoners that once lived here.
Staying at Olive Tree Hotel is a smart choice for those looking for luxury and comfortable stay. This 4-star hotel is ideally located at Bayan Lepas, just 241 meters from SPICE Arena. This hotel provides easy access to the city's biggest attractions. Enjoy luxurious treats and incomparable experience by staying at Olive Tree Hotel.
Super 8 Hotel Bayan Baru is a 2-star hotel located in Bayan Lepas is an ideal hotel for those travel comfortably on a budget. The hotel located just 592 meters from the SPICE Arena. Super 8 Hotel Bayan Baru is the perfect place to stay that provides decent facilities as well as great services.