Langkawi Island

Langkawi Island in Malaysia  has everything you need for idyllic retreat from the urban jungle: wide sandy beaches, beautiful lakes, abundant marine life and lush green forest. 

Highlights

  • Take the SkyCab and walk across the SkyBridge
  • Spend the day out snorkeling or diving at the Pulau Payar Marine Park
  • Cruise through the Mangrove Kilim Geoforest Park
  • Go to Tanjung Rhu Beach, one of the best beaches in Langkawi

Langkawi comprises a group of 99 tropical islands lying off the north western coast northwest of Kedah state in the Peninsular Malaysia. The main island, known as Pulau Langkawi is a versatile beach destination with world-class infrastructure and facilities.

The islands of the archipelago are shrouded with an intrigue heritage of myths and legends that feature ogres and gigantic birds, warriors and fairly princess, battles and romance.

Langkawi’s idyllic beaches are perfect setting for a fun-filled vacation. The wide sandy Tanjung Rhu Beach is fringed by casuarina trees offers unmatched tranquillity. The sunset here at dusk, in a blaze of orange and red is truly a spectacular sight.

On the Western Coast of Langkawi Island, lie the beaches of Datai, Burau Bay and Tengah.

Pantai Cenang, the most popular beach, is only 3 km from the Langkawi International Airport and is the most developed housing several luxury class hotels, dozens of budget chalets and restaurants. Cenang beach offers a variety of water sports providing fun and excitement for all.

Langkawi Island has been accorded the Geopark status by UNESCO, for its beautiful geological heritage of stunning landscape, karsts, caves, sea-arches, stacks, glacial dropstones and fossils. With a geological history dating back 500 million old years, the islands contain unique formations that stir the imagination and baffle the mind.

HOW TO GET THERE

Malaysia Airlines, Airasia and Firefly airlines provides direct air service from Kuala Lumpur airport (KLIA and Subang) to Langkawi

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

The mid-season (neither dry nor rainy) is from mid April until August. The mornings are again sunny, but the afternoons can be overcast.

The dry season is from mid November until mid April, during which time there is very little rain.

ACCOMMODATION

While Langkawi has many high end beach resorts that can cost a pretty penny, there’s also more than plenty of options for those on a budget.
Pantai Cenang is the busiest beach town on Langkawi Island, where you can find many hotels, beach resorts and guesthouses.
The most exclusive beach resorts in Langkawi face the azure colored waters of the Andaman Sea.

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