A Mystical Tropical
(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 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
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.
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.
combined with duty Free Shopping makes Langkawi a wholesome vacation. Many sailing
enthusiasts from around the world make Langkawi their Home.
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
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,
Exclusive Golf resort at Datai
the thrilling experience on the Langkawi Cable car
northern tip of the Island is Tanjung Rhu where is situated a
Yachts- Charter a Yacht and sailing to Island coves on reachable by
Bay- White Sandy Beaches
For beautiful scenery, great adventures and five-star conveniences,
Langkawi is the perfect getaway for families, couples and individuals.