With its official title of ‘The Jewel of Kedah’ a holiday in Langkawi will take you to the largest of 99 tropical islands that make up the Langkawi archipelago. Set in the serene, sparkling waters of the Andaman Sea and located on the northwest coast of Malaysia, the island is full of exquisite beaches, lush rainforests and mangroves spanning back millions of years. It really is an island paradise of unspoiled natural beauty.
Luxury holidays in Langkawi
Let Langkawi holidays whisk you off to this glorious island for the ultimate in luxurious holidays unrivalled the world over.
Imagine yourself lying on a floating sun-lounger as you drift serenely in the clear azures of the Andaman Sea with unspoiled views of immaculate white sandy beaches and thriving green-forested hills. On a holiday to Langkawi, you will experience the ultimate in luxury and relaxation.
10 great reasons to holiday in Langkawi
- Fantastic for diving
- Swimming with sharks
- The Langkawi cable car for unbelievable views of the island
- A trip to the Bird Paradise & Wildlife Park
- Magnificent sea food
- A spot of yoga and holistic treatments at the many spas and health clubs
- Swimming in the Seven Wells Waterfall
- Excellent tropical snorkelling spots
- Beautiful Beaches
- Easy access to Kuala Lumpur
Things to do whilst on holiday
Experience the heady heights with a trip on the cable car and sky view to the apex of Gunung Machinchang. Once you’ve made it to the top you’ll have spectacular panoramas of the island and surrounding mountainside.
Submerge yourself at the amazing Underwater World, Malaysia’s biggest aquarium and one of the islands best attractions. You can experience over 200 species of marine life in the Tropical Rainforest, Temperate and Sub–Antarctic zones.
Take a boat trip to one of the smaller Islands just off Langkawi for some super snorkelling in the calm and shallow waters where you will find tropical reef fish, colourful angelfish, beautiful butterfly fish and even baby black tip sharks!
Try taking a hike to The Seven Wells Waterfalls where a reasonable uphill trek comes to fruition when you discover a series of lovely waterfalls flowing down Mat Cincang Mountain to create seven individuals pools. Don’t forget your swimming costumes to bathe in their cool waters or have a picnic overlooking some spectacular views.
With temperatures remaining fairly consistent between 23°C and 32°C it really is a perfect island to visit any time of the year. Even during rainy season (September to mid November) there is only about 2 hours of rain. This usually consists of sunny mornings and early afternoons with rain in the latter part of the afternoon - the perfect time for a cocktail at the bar.
Interesting facts about Langkawi
- Population – 64,792
- Area – 478.5 sq. miles
- Currency – Malaysian Ringitt (MYR)
- State – Kedah
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