Langkawi Island Information

A Mystical Tropical Island


Langkawi Island (locally Called Pulau Langkawi) is a small Island on the Andaman Sea located just off the coast of North of Peninsular Malaysia, of the State of Kedah and shares a Maritime boundary with Thailand. The archipelago of Langkawi contains about 99 islands. Langkawi Island itself is the largest among the archipelago, an area of 478.5 sq km.

Langkawi Secrets:

Yatch anchored  at a cove off Langkawi Island

Langkawi beaches are simply lovely and wonderful with white sands best described as magical. The islandís white sand beaches are renowned across the world. The inland is a Sanctuary to ancient rainforests, and is teeming with exotic flora and faunas.
There so many things to do in Langkawi.
There are indoor and outdoor activities. Outdoor thrills- go up to the summit of Mount Mat Cincang by cable car for a Spectacular view of the Island or to Telaga Tujuh (The Seven Wells) and the Beach of Black Sand or the field of Burnt Rice, Hot springs, trekking through the pristine rainforest or boat tours.
There is a decent network of roads on the Island. Many visitors chose to drive around the Island themselves. Vehicles can be rented from the many rental agencies located on the Island itself.
If you are into golf there are some great golf courses at the five star resorts.
There is also diving and an underwater world, where an underground tunnel that runs though a giant aquarium giving a surreal experience of being inside the aquarium.
The weather is usually between 25 deg C to 35 deg C throughout the year making it and Ideal getaway anytime of the year.
All that combined with duty Free Shopping makes Langkawi a wholesome vacation. Many sailing enthusiasts from around the world make Langkawi their Home.
All modern conveniences are available. All the major credit cards are accepted and there are many money changers around town. Shop around you may get a decent deal. All the local banks do have forex services too.
Langkawi is also a duty-free zone so lots of things are cheap here.
Places that are must in your list should include:

  • Pulau Payar Marine Park

  • Pantai Pasir Hitam- Black sand Beach,

  • Langkawi mangroves

  • Exclusive Golf resort at Datai Bay

  • Experience the thrilling experience on the Langkawi Cable car

  • On the northern tip of the Island is Tanjung Rhu where is situated a magnificent Resort.

  • Charter Yachts- Charter a Yacht and sailing to Island coves on reachable by sea.

  • Canang Bay- White Sandy Beaches

For beautiful scenery, great adventures and five-star conveniences, Langkawi is the perfect getaway for families, couples and individuals.

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