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  • An archipelago constituted of more than 100 islands, Langkawi’s coral reefs and exotic beauty is beyond expressions. Words may fall short of the stunning attitude displayed by the Andaman Sea and its jewels. This tropical; paradise is a home to some of the most splendid beaches and Langkawi welcome its visitors with a splash. The golden sands and blue lagoons wait anxiously for the visitors to delve deeper in the beach holiday mood. Equally mesmerizing are the Langkawi beach resorts, who offer hospitality at their best.

    A name that resounds with luxury par excellence, which is offered at exquisitely through splendid views of beachfront and tropically high mountains. This beach resort is a perfect getaway for peace lovers. It is located smartly amidst Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok Langkawi in Malaysia.

    Standing as an amalgamation of richness, luxury and peaceful environs, The Andaman is a wonderful beach resort to discover the tropical onset of beaches and resting rainforests. Tourists can reconnoitre its exotic nature by traveling between Datai Bay and Ancient Rainforests of Langkawi.
  • 01The Danna Langkawi

    A pure reflection of timeless luxury, The Danna Langkawi is the perfect get away from the monotonous harbour of daily life. An exquisite vacation awaits the ardent traveller at The Danna Langkawi which sprawls across several acres of majestic beauty and immaculate splendour of beaches, complete with marina and lush tropical hills.

    Location: The hotel is located amidst the Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok Langwaki in Malaysia.



    Highlights: The hotel is situated at a prime location and is an award winner hotel in Langwaki. The architecture embracing beauty, brought to the modern world right from the colonial era is a five star hotel which offers an experience of various attractions and outdoor activities. The Danna is located at a very close proximity to the Langwaki International airport and Pantai Cenang.

    Best time: The luxury of the hotel is enjoyed all round the year.

    Price: Starting with INR 30,000.


  • 02The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort

    Langwaki has a lot to offer to travellers and tourists and The Andaman Resort is a fine way to discover that spirit. It is a luxury collection resort that is located in the tropically set Langwaki island of Malaysia. The location of the hotel rests between the Datai Bay and the ancient rainforests of Langwaki.

    Highlights: The resort is known for creating its own Coral nursery which is the first of its kind in South East Asia. The attractiveness of the resort has landed it with many honours and awards. The hotel rests on a private beach and offers complete recreational facilities to its inmates. It is also ideal to access the Datai Golf club or the Air Terjun waterfall from the hotel.



    Location: The hotel is located at Jalan Teluk Datai, Langwaki in Malaysia.

    Best time: The beauty of the hotel can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

    Price: Bookings start with INR 12,000.


  • 03The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

    If you are in a plan to go on a long holiday filled with tranquillity and calmness, The Westin Langwaki Resort & Spa is the best choice that you could fall for. Luxury and comfort are offered in abundance at this hotel which is also a one stop destination for all your cuisine breaks, sports and wandering adventures.

    Highlights: This hotel is highly rated on the recommendation list by travellers. The hotel, which has been constructed on a private beach offers several recreational facilities and lies in very close concurrence to the Langwaki Terminal ferry, Kuah jetty, Eagle square, Lagenda Park and more. The abundant comfort offered with each of the hotel rooms will find way to please and relax you on the holiday.



    Location: The hotel is situated at Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langwaki, Kedah in Malaysia.

    Best time: Travellers suggest that the hotel can be visited at any time of the year.

    Price: Starts at INR 12,000.


  • 04Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi

    The Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa at Langkawi is a highly enhancing and fine four star resort that offers an amazing travel experience around the Langwaki islands and its fine beaches. It has an extensive range of guest rooms that give magnificent views in and around the resort.

    Highlights: The resort is located at a private beach which attaches a sense of opulence and calmness to the serene surroundings. Besides several recreational services offered on a prime basis, guests are taken care of with high level of hospitality and attention. One can visit the Tengah beach, Cenang mall and the Rice Museum which are located very close to the resort.



    Location: The resort is located at Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, Daerah Langwaki, Kedah Darulaman in Malaysia.

    Best time: The resort is a great place to spend your next holiday at any time of the year.

    Price: Bookings start with INR 6,000.


  • 05Casa del Mar Langkawi

    Casa Del Mar Langwaki is a unique and enhancing treat for individuals who come here to explore the tranquillity of the island. The view of the sea is an enchanting treat for the eye here. A wide array of dining options are available among other recreations for the pleasure of the guests.

    Highlights: The Casa Del Mar is located at the north west of peninsula in Malaysia. Tropical beach settings are waiting to be explored at this magical island. It is a UNESCO World Geopark site. The Langwaki International Airport is a mere ten minutes’ drive from the Casa Del Mar. The facilities at this place are available in abundance.



    Location: The hotel is located at Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Langwaki, Kedah, Malaysia.

    Best time: People travel to this destination all round the year as the experience is just the same.

    Price: Bookings for the destination start at INR 15,000.


  • 06Sunset Beach Resort

    Sunset beach resort offers an innovative and exquisite way of discovering nature and calmness for a perfect holiday getaway. The area has evolved and transformed to what it is today in a beautiful and opulent way.

    Highlights: The sunset beach resort offers plenty of amenities and comfort with its well designed hospitality culture. Located near the beach, a fantastic tour service takes the guests around the resort. Sea facing guest rooms offer a splendid opportunity to discover the uniqueness of the area. There is plenty to see around the hotel such as Under water World, Cenang mall, Panatai Cenang Beach, Tengah Beach and Rice museum Langwaki. The accommodation offered consists of spacious and comfortable rooms.



    Location: The resort is located at Jalan Pantai tengah, Pantai Cenang, Langwaki, Malaysia.

    Best time: Any time of the year is perfect to discover the peace of this destination.

    Price: Bookings start at INR 5,000.


  • 07Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa

    The Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa is designed in the style of a traditional Malay village. It sits along the white sandy beaches of the well renowned Cenang Beach in Langwaki. It sprawls across a wide 35 acres of beach resort in which more than 300 guest rooms are provided for the convenience of guests.

    Highlights: The destination offers a versatile line up of water sports and outdoor activities that are designed to offer the thrill and complete experience of this place. Cuisines are peculiar to the theme of this place. It is a popular destination for various corporate events and get together. It has been dubbed as the jewel of Langwaki.

    Location: The resort is located at Pantai Cenang, Langwaki in Malaysia.

    Best time: The opulent destination can be visited at any time of the year for enjoyment.

    Price: Bookings for the resort start at INR 7,000.

  • 08Berjaya Langkawi Resort

    The Berjaya Langkawi Resort is set amidst the lush and opulent tropical rain forests in the Langwaki islands. Azure waters and an amazing beach front are the prime attractions of this resort. It is a near magical destination which is clearly gift wrapped in the lap of nature which offers an enticing experience of the resort.

    Highlights:
    This upscale beachfront resort has a spa, outdoor pool, fitness centre, business centre, in room childcare, daily housekeeping and more. Those who wish to discover immense adventure at this place can travel around in the Langwaki cable car to the oriental village, Pantai Kok Beach, sky bridge, Mount Mat Chinchang and more.



    Location: The resort is situated at Karong Berkunci, Burau Bay, Langwaki, Kedah, Malaysia.

    Best time: Travellers come to this prime destination for a holiday all round the year.

    Price: Bookings for stay at the resort start at INR 8,000.


  • 09Federal Villa Beach Resort Langkawi

    The Federal Villa Beach Resort Langkawi is situated along side its sister resort. The three star resort is spread across a four acre area and commands a splendid view of the tranquil sea. Set amidst the natural surroundings of the Pantai Tengah, this beach resort is a pleasant getaway from the monotonous daily life.

    Highlights: The resort is equipped with three restaurants and a spa which is the speciality of this place. The resort has more 88 guest rooms and overlooks the beach from the rooms. All basic amenities are offered along with accommodation. One can take a tour around the place and visit the Tengah beach, Under water world, Cenang mall, rice museum and more.



    Location: The resort is located at Pantai Tengah Mukim Kedawang, Langwaki, Kedah, Malaysia.

    Best time: Tourists reach out to this tranquil destination at all times of the year.

    Price: Accommodation starts at INR 4,000.


  • 10Malibest Resort

    The Malibest Resort at Langwaki is a prime getaway destination to the conglomeration of 99 islands which is called the beauty of Langwaki. The resort has amazing views and experiences to offer to each of its guests.

    Highlights: One can opt for Deluxe rooms, standard rooms with hill views and garden views. The resort has 3 restaurants and a spa which offers complete relaxation and comfort to its guests. Several recreational facilities are available for the fun of the guests. Roaming around, one can find the beach, Tengah beach, Underwater world, Cenang mall, Panatai Cenang Beach, and rice museum at the destination. Beautiful beaches and amenities await the sight of the tourists.



    Location: The resort is located at Pantai Tengah Mukim Kedawang, Langwaki, Kedah, Malaysia.

    Best time: Travellers come to this resort all round the year for a fulfilling experience.

    Price: Bookings for accommodation start at INR 4,000 at the resort.



Attractions

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Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls

One of the most beautiful natural formations of Langkawi, Telaga Tujuh is an awe inspiring view to observe. According to the island’s myth, the waterfall had captivated the hearts of fairies and hence they transformed it their bathing place. Therefore, it is believed that the waterfall and its springs have several healing powers and medicinal value. You can either hike up to the Gunung Mat Cinang or use a cable car to reach the place.



Highlights: The water fall also has 7 absolutely gorgeous pools and hence the name Seven Wells Waterfalls is derived from this. There are few food jaunts for refreshments, namely ‘The loaf’, ‘Eagle Fruit juice and Snacks’ and ‘Dropstone café’. The waterfall is surrounded by frondescence of sintuk and local lime plants.

Location: Gunung Mat Cinang

Hours taken: 3 – 5 hours including transportation. (5 hours if you decide to take a dip)
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Dataran Lang (Eagle Square)

Dataran Lang that is also popular as the Eagle Square is one of the most known manmade attraction in Langkawi. It is a huge sculpture of an eagle poised to take flight. It is said to be the ideal place for those postcard-perfect holiday photos courtesy its fancy miniature fountains, terraces and bridges.

Location:
Dataran Lang is located besides the welcoming views of Kuah Bay in the southeast corner of Pulau Langkawi.


 
Highlights: The sight of Eagle Square greets the visitors to the island by way of a ferry ride. It is a massive 12 meter tall statue situated on the most recognizable monument of the island. Certainly the best place to view the ferries ply across the harbor.

Best Time: Eagle Square is open 24 hours however the best time to visit the place is certainly early in the morning or late in the evening when sun is at its best.


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Batu Hampar Beach

Batu Hampar Beach is a public beach that is filled with rock formations at both the ends. You can find many trees, mangroves and coconut trees here.

Highlights: Batu Hampar Beach does not have any public facilities like shower or toilets however, since it is exclusively used by the Sheraton hotel guests, they enjoy the access to the hotel amenities including beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and even washrooms located adjacent to the beach. Chairs and umbrellas are also found here.

Location: Situated in the Pantai Kok area in a place known as the Teluk Nibong. Batu Hampar Beach on the western coastline of Langkawi, lies in front of the hotel Sherataon Langkawi Beach Resort.

Price: There is no entry fee to go to this beach.

Best Time: Batu Hampar Beach is a public beach hence you’ll find it open 24 hours of the day.

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Underwater World Langkawi

Langkawi’s underwater world is one of the beautiful aquariums in the whole of Asia and is the largest marine freshwater aquaria in South East Asia. It was incorporated in the year 1995 and since then, it has been growing popularity. Today, it is not only referred to as a marine world entertainment, but rather, people come here as a form of education and knowledge tour.



Highlights: There are 10 free attractions included in the aquarium for the tourists namely: The tropical forest, Freshwater, Marine life, Temperate, African penguins and more. You can also feed African Penguins, Rockopper Penguins, Furseals and Tunnel Tank in the Aquarium. The best way to get connected with nature, understand the underwater life and realize their importance in the eco system - That’s all about Langkawi Underwater World.

Location: Zon Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

Price: Starts from $10

Best Season: Throughout the year

Timings: 10 am to 6pm
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Pantai Tengah Beach

The Pantai Tengah Beach is the longest stretch of the beach in the Langkawi. Popular amoungst the young families, the beach has a few basic chalets as well as a few big all-inclusive resorts.

Location: Pantai Tengah Beach is located just near the southern road bend of Pantai Cenang. It is believed to be the continuation of the much popular Pantai Cenang.

Highlights: If the truth be told, there is not much of sightseeing here but that of course is a case with most of the islands here in Langkawi. Despite that, it is a great place to unwind and relax. Spas are in abundance here and you can actually find a tour operator who’ll guide you across the island. Shopping outlets may be sparse but the nightlife scene is something that speaks of the vibrancy of the place.

Best Time: Open daily but definitely a must visit during the night hours.

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Natural Salt Water Jacuzzi, Air Hangat Village

Ayer Hanghat Village is a multifaceted set in the north of Kuah Town. But what makes it world famous is its three tier natural salt water hot spring wells (one of the three in the world). In the past, it was just a hot salt water spring for the tourists; now the management has actually converted it into a recreational center, with Jacuzzis, fountains and small ponds filled with pumped natural spring water. There is nothing more enriching than embracing the raw nature; hence this place is must for all tourists.



Highlights: Submerge yourself in a beautiful experience; relax and rejuvenate your mind and body in Air Hangat Village. The place also entertains the tourists with cultural shows, gift and souvenir shops, Malaysian dance and Batik painting.

Location: Jalan Air Hanghat

Price: Free Best Season: All year long

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm (last entry 5 pm)
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Taman Lagenda Langkawi

Taman Lagenda Langkawi is an artistically beautiful landscaped folklore-themed park. Commenced in 1996, this open-air ‘garden museum’ has the Kuah waterfront as well as several colourful statues. Spread all across the park, these statues have signboards in English that presents the details of myths that are associated with every specific sculpture.

Highlights: Taman Lagenda Langkawi is a 50-hectare compound with a total of about 17 colourful sculptures that bring forth legends including legends of heroic giants, mythical birds, evil ogres and beautiful princesses. It also has four manmade lakes and a narrow strip of beach with walking trails for the joggers.

Location: Taman Lagenda Langkawi is situated besides the Kuah jetty and is about 400m from the jetty. It is located within the walking distance of several of the island’s duty-free stores in Kuah. Here you can get chocolates and alcohol at good bargains.

Price Range: Free

Best Time: Daily, 9am to 7pm

Missing

Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market

Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market is a night market organized in the Ayer Hangat every Friday night. The market usually starts in the afternoon or early evening and is extremely local. This market has a little bit of everything. So, if you wish to browse the local side of Langkawi over the touristy side, this is the place to go.

Highlights: Food is the highlight of the place since it is exceptionally delicious. Nasi Kerabu is one of the most popular dishes here.

Location: Ayer Hangat Friday Night Market is located in close proximity to the Tanjung Rhu Beach, on Jalan Tanjung Rhu.

Food prices: Food is budget friendly and the street food prices prevail. The nasi kerabu will cost you about 5 MYR ($1.37)

Best Time: The market starts at about 5 pm on Friday and goes on till late in the night.

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Pantai Kok Beach

Pantai Kok Beach is a home to some of the most high end and upscale resorts such as the Sheraton and Tanjung Sanctuary. Beautiful with clear waters and clean sands it is definitely a great tourist attraction. It is peaceful and calm, making it a popular spot for young couples.

Highlights: Lined with an exquisite modern marina it is further surrounded by verdant jungle and the front of it is a beautiful bay surrounded by limestone hills. It is a home to a string of shops, restaurants and bars. Besides this, there is a post office, petrol station and a bank for your easy access. Besides this, there are several other recreational attractions such as the cable-car ride to the peak of Mat Cincang Mountain and the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls.

Location: Situated on the western part of the island it is about 12km north of Pantai Cenang.

Best Time: Those who enjoy quieter holiday destination, this is the place to be. Open Daily.

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Cenang Beach

Turquoise blue waters, white sandy beaches and a host of local and international tourists, Cenang Beach in the scenic Langkawi Island, is one of the busy beaches in Malaysia. There are lots of resorts here in various ranges to suit the travellers.

Highlights – This is one of the upmarket beaches in Malaysia as you will find tourists from Asia and abroad in large numbers, especially during weekends and school holidays. Apt for water sports activities like swimming, parasailing, jet skiing, para-motoring, banana rides etc. To cater to the tourists, many foods stalls are put up all over the shores. While swimming, watch out for jellyfishes.

 Location - Langkawi.

Timings – Beach can be visited all through the year.

Price – depends on the activity of your choice.
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Tanjung Rhu beach

One of the beautiful island beaches in Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu is known for its crystal clear water and white sands. This is a delight for tourists who love to come here for a vacation with their friends and families.

Highlights – Wildlife lovers are in for a treat as this beach can be accessed only after passing through dense forests. The flora and fauna at this place are simply exotic and rare, giving you lots of busy moments with your camera. This beach is completely secluded; therefore it offers tourists a great deal of privacy. Limestone cliffs are found in most of the places in the borders of this island. Due to its unexplored character, this beach has pollution-free air and waters, a rarity in a hot island destination like Malaysia. Do not miss boat cruises to explore the mangrove forests here.

Location – Next to Patai Pasir Hitam, Langkawi.

Timings – Can be visited any time during the year.

Price – No permit fee to enter this beach.
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Pantai Cenang Beach

Pantai Cenang Beach is said to be the busiest beach town on Langkawi Island. It has a range of cafes and restaurants, as well as souvenir shops, and duty-free outlets placed significantly along the picturesque beach strip. Ideal for the locals, expats, backpackers as well as the foreign tourists since there are a number of budget hotels, high end resorts and chalets along with magnificent views of the Andaman Sea

Location: The beach is just a 10-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport.

Highlights: Pantai Cenang Beach is an exceptionally popular holiday destination for families. It has some of the best kid-friendly attractions such as Underwater World Langkawi, Rice Garden Museum, and Kiki Club at Meritus Pelangi Resort & Spa. Courtesy its clear waters as well as the white sands, the beach is also a great place for sunbathing. You can also practice water sports such as jet skiing and parasailing.

Best Time: Open daily

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Rebak Island

When you make your way to the Langkawi Island, you can come across a number of outlying islets. Measuring some 390 acres, Rebak Island is just a short boat ride away. It is one of the most exquisite international hotel chain, Vivanta by Taj, part of the Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces. There is nothing much to do or see on these shores besides the soaking in the surf or sunbathing. So, for those who enjoy sightseeigs, you can take the boat back to the mainland and visit the Langkawi Island’s more popular beaches including the Pantai Tengah, Pantai Kok and Pantai Cenang.

Highlights: The Rebak Island is an incredibly calm and secluded place that makes for a perfect romantic gateway. It has an exceptionally beautiful marina and is the only fully equipped marina in the entire country.

Best Time: Open daily so you can visit the beach anytime of the day.

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Pulau Payar Marine Park

If you want to relax with your family, away from the chaos and monotonous life of the city, in a serene climate where everything is beautiful and inundated with unclaimed nature, then you should definitely consider Pulau Payar Marine Park in Langkawi. The park is a collection of smaller islands, Palau Payar being the main. What fascinates the tourists is the world which lies underwater. Lovely sea fishes, corals, and other sea animals can be observed from the marine park.



Highlights: Enjoy the beauty of nature underwater via the undersea marine chambers; if you want to learn a new sport then there are aplenty opportunities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, wakeboarding and lot more. Everything is taught under professional guidance. Learn Scuba Diving and other diving course with certification.

How to reach: Palau Payar is 30 km from Langkawi Island and can be reached by Catamaran or Speed boat.

Best Season: November to April
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Datai Bay

Datai Langkawi houses some of the Langkawi Island’s most swanky and exquisite resorts i.e. The Datai and The Andaman. If you are staying here during your trip to Langkawi, there is no other place to visit besides this.

Location: Located at the Datai area at the north western end of Langkawi, you can reach here via a taxi or a rental car along the road Jalan Datai (#161). From the Pantai Cenang, it is about a 45 minutes drive to reach the Datai beach.

Highlights: True that there are not too many tourist attractions in this quarter of Langkawi Island however, you can make your way to the Ibrahim Hussein Foundation Museum and the Langkawi Crocodile Farm that are definitely in the close proximity to the Datai Bay. You can also reach these attractions from Kuah and Pantai Kok. Several European visitors can be found here who visit the beach that brings forth breathtaking views.

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Mangrove Safari

The Mangrove Safari of Langkawi offers some memorable experiences and sights on this safari to the Kilim Nature Park. Spread over an area of 100 sq km it features a marvelous mixture of green mangrove jungles, blue lagoons, and isolated white beaches. Cruising down the serene and winding river, you will find the wonders of the unique marine ecosystem of the park consisting of flora and fauna and other natural inhabitants like Bogak Tree, Monitor Lizards, Macaques, Tree Crabs, and Brown Eagles.



 Another scenic view is offered by adorable and unique formations of limestone rocks bulging out of the floor of the mangrove seabed and swamp. These amazing wonders of nature have been given as fascinating names as they are. These include the Hanging Gardens, Temple of Borobodur, and the Elephant Stone. Also, explore the fish farming in the open sea and the Bat Cave (Gua Kelawar). Prices are charged depending upon the hours one takes the ride.