Surrounded by turquoise waters and home to the most wonderful forest valleys, it is unsurprising that when it comes to deciding on ideal destinations to visit, Langkawi naturally comes to mind.
Langkawi, widely known as the “Jewel of Kedah”, is the ultimate tropical escape in Malaysia. Surrounded by turquoise waters and home to the most wonderful forest valleys, it is unsurprising that when it comes to deciding on ideal destinations to visit, Langkawi naturally comes to mind. The island’s duty-free shopping scene is the next best reason to visit after its expansive beaches and verdant mountains. With the unbeatable combination of culture, history and a lively food and beverage scene, Langkawi truly has it all.
Alluring and idyllic in its natural beauty, Langkawi is regarded as a significant nature haven. The natural landscape of Langkawi is a combination of highly vegetated rainforest hills and some rather barren rocks. There is an abundance of natural wonders, from ancient rock formations and dramatic mountain peaks to a wealth of flora and fauna. The diverse land and seascapes of Langkawi are home to a bounty of fascinating wildlife: an incredible cast of characters that includes long-tailed macaques, the ubiquitous eagles, and the rare colugo, the world’s only flying primate.
Keep an eye out for the mangrove region and the muddy flats and you will catch a peek of a bunch of astonishing animals
An unblemished nature reserve and an assortment of geo-sites loaded, Langkawi is the home of dazzling geological formations such as mammoth limestone rocks, fossils, caves and lagoons, beaches and, of course, thick forests of mangroves. Keep an eye out for the mangrove region and the muddy flats and you will catch a peek of a bunch of astonishing animals. In various parts of the island, you will go back in time as you witness sleepy village life and vast stretches of paddy fields, banana trees and coconut palms.
You will also find some of the world’s best and most luxurious hotels in Langkawi for a spectacular island getaway. Set within an array of picturesque landscapes, hotels such as The Danna Resort and Villas, Casa del Mar, and The Datai Langkawi which boasts a pristine private beach and a large infinity pool are definitely on top of the list. These amazingly scenic beaches feature clean white sand, jungle-covered mountains in the background, and shimmering blue seas stretching for miles in almost every direction. There is also a famous beach in Langkawi that is fringed with black sand.
This scenic paradise is the largest archipelago consisting of a cluster of 99 islands off the coast of Kedah in Malaysia, where the Andaman Sea merges with the Straits of Melaka. The exploration opportunities are endless in this electrifying island. One of Langkawi’s most recent developments is the explosion of its food scene. Ranging from local specialities, humble yet cosy cafés to night market snacks, Langkawi has something to offer to every palate. When hunger strikes, allow your senses to be elevated with the sensational line up of cuisine Langkawi has on offer to tickle your fancy.
For an action filled trip, adrenaline junkies can indulge in adventure by participating in water activities and gravity defying stunts such as skydiving. Meanwhile, for those seeking a change of pace, you can’t go wrong with a relaxing night soaking in the sunset by Chenang Beach. While sipping on sweet beverages, night dwellers can enjoy watching performers lighting up the sky with a fire show in what is sure to be a one-off experience. There are also sunset cruises available for booking. There is nothing more romantic than going on a sunset cruise with your partner or enjoying an evening adventure with your loved ones in Langkawi. This is one of the best things to do in Langkawi at night purely because of the incredible view of the Andaman Sea that you can get while sailing. Langkawi truly comes with the promise of unforgettable moments and memorable experiences. Look no further, your ideal holiday destination awaits you!