Langkawi is famous for its beautiful beach rest, natural sights, fine infrastructure and duty-free trade. Duty free on Langkawi pleases with prices, especially for alcohol, which is very expensive in Malaysia.
Langkawi is the largest of the 104 islands on the same-name archipelago. The island is home to the capital Kuah and the international airport. By the way, you are able to rent a car at the Langkawi Airport.
On the south side, there are almost no beaches for swimming; there is the capital of the island, fishing villages and a port. All best beaches are on the southwestern, western and northern parts of the island. December, January, February, March and mid-April are the driest months on Langkawi. July, August, September and October are the wettest months. However, during this period, there are many fruits in the markets and discounts in hotels.
The beach vacation on this island would bring you maximal comfort without fuss. Fine, white sand and clear water- this is how the beaches of the island look like. There are many wonderful hotels on the island. Here is a list of three luxurious hotels, which worth staying in.
- Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
Location: Jalan Tanjung Rhu | Mukim Ayer Hangat, Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Four Seasons Resort in Langkawi, on the shore of clean, warm Andaman Sea, is a perfect place for a family holiday or for the sweethearts’ romantic holiday. Surrounded by UNESCO-protected mangroves, the hotel is artfully designed. On arrival, you would be poured a ‘welcome drink’ (chilled lemonade) and driven to the villa by a ‘club car’.
There are many exotic animals on the territory, even harmless little monkeys, which are simply walking around the hotel. A chic and always clean sandy beach. It is only a couple of meters from the room to the pool. With the help of the Geo spa, you would boost your spiritual physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
Beautiful sunsets, a deserted beach, exotic food, colorful territory, spacious and neatly furnished rooms. Four gorgeous restaurants with delicious food and breathtaking view over the Andaman Sea.
You are able to choose between casual and elegant, Mediterranean and Malaysian cuisine- one of these perfect dining options would be your favorite. The breakfast is varied.
In the territory of the Four Seasons Resort, there is a ‘Rhu Bar’, which was inspired by the Middle East. It would please you with cushion-strewn wicker chairs, Turkish water pipes, pool table, hanging swings, specialty malts, tropical cocktails, extensive wine and beer list plus wide variety of snacks.
- The Andaman (A Luxury Collection Resort)
Location: Jalan Teluk Datai, Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
The territory of the hotel resembles an oasis with an untouched forest. There are four different restaurants in the hotel with live music at evenings. Dinners are excellent- huge portions, real laksa, and hot assorted seafood in Asian style. Dinner for two will cost you about $70- $150. There is everything necessary for a continental breakfast.
It would take you approximately 25-30 minutes to get to the hotel from the airport. The hotel is a bit hidden in a unique combination of tropical forest and picturesque beach.
There are suites and 178 rooms in the hotel, some of them overlook the lagoon. You will watch beautiful scenery day and night, during sunset. The rooms are clean and perfectly equipped. You will find an iron, an ironing board, a capsule coffee machine, etc. There are air dehumidifiers in the rooms, which is very prudent. Room service is twice a day.
The beach is very picturesque: a small, cozy bay, sand is clean and bright. There are no umbrellas on the beach, because close to the water, the trees are shady enough. There is a nice swimming pool right near the beach. A slide for children, a Jacuzzi for adults. Enough sunbeds, lots of towels, cold lemon water from the cooler. There is also a bar, a couple of restaurants nearby. There are fresh coconuts in the bar, which are giving you a concentration of happiness, taste, and good health.
The layout of the territory is excellent. It is very well groomed and green.
You will see squirrels and monkeys (2 species), lizards, herons on the shallows, toucans, which are flying everywhere, black flying squirrels with orange stripes on the neck, little pigs coming out on the beach. This all would bring you a real childish delight! In the morning and in the evening, the excursions with the hotel biologist are held, you will find out a lot about the local flora and fauna. There is also a ‘Young Explorer’s Club’.
The Andaman hotel offers the perfect location for a wedding ceremony, surrounding a newly married couple, and their guests, by an ancient rainforest. The attention to details in the hotel is very scrupulous- there is even a full basket of toys for children on the beach. The hotel provides guests with bicycles.
Come to botanical spa not only for a massage, but also to visit the massage pavilion: on the mountainside, over the lagoon, the view is stunning.
- Casa del Mar, Langkawi
Location: Jalan Pantai Cenang Mukim Kedawang 07000, Langkawi
Rich wildlife and flora, wonderful beaches, natural highlights- you will see it all at Casa del Mar.
The hotel is small and very cozy. The staff is always smiling and friendly, ready to help in solving your problems. The hotel area is small, well-groomed and it is very clean everywhere. Fresh fruits are brought daily to the room. You would be pleased by such small things, as a newspaper in your language, which the staff brings daily for breakfast; water, fruits and ice cream, which are brought to the beach; cocktail and tonic at 17 o’clock.
You would be offered the Mangrove trips, water sports activities, chartered or private boat cruising and even the mangrove kayak adventure.
This place is a perfect destination for spending a relaxing day fishing, cruising or taking your sweetheart on a romantic Castaway Picnic on a deserted island beach.