Pantai Cenang, Langkawi · 18 hotels available
59, Jalan Pantai Tengah, Kg. Padang Putih, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi, Malaysia, 07000
Lot 2021 Kampung Lubuk Buaya, Mukim Kedawang, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Malaysia, 07000
Pantai Cenang is the busiest beach town on Langkawi Island and located in Kampung Lubok Buaya. Here you can find a diverse mix of cafes and restaurants, as well as souvenir shops, and duty-free outlets along its picturesque beach strip. Just a 10-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport, it’s a popular holiday destination for travelling families thanks to its kid-friendly attractions such as Underwater World Langkawi, Rice Garden Museum, and Kiki Club at Meritus Pelangi Resort & Spa. Featuring white sands and clear waters, Pantai Cenang’s expansive beach is also great for sunbathing and exciting water sports such as jet skiing and parasailing. High-end resorts, chalets and budget hotels with views of the Andaman Sea are aplenty here, attracting throngs of locals, expats, backpackers, and foreign tourists. Pantai Cenang’s nightlife scene is the liveliest on Langkawi Island, with plenty of beachfront bars and lounges offering inexpensive alcohol and snacks, as well as live music and cultural performances until late.
If you are traveling by air, nearest airport is the Langkawi International Airport (IATA: LGK, ICAO: WMKL), which is an airport in Padang Matsirat, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia. Kampung Lubok Buaya and Pantai Cenang are around 10 minutes drive from the airport.
Choice of public transportation is limited in Langkawi. However you can find taxi easily at Langkawi International Airport and few tourist spots. In addition, Uber and Grab are now available in Langkawi. The best way to get to the Kampung Lubok Buaya and Pantai Cenang are by rented car or by getting on a taxi.
Island hopping tour is one of the most popular activities organized by the local agent. In Langkawi, travel agents can do arrangement for the island tour. Basically there are plenty of travel agents available in Langkawi. The price for an island hopping tour costs about RM 35 to RM 60 per person. For those who travel in a group, you can choose to rent the boat for 8 persons at RM 280 or RM 300 for a 12-person boat. The tour usually starts at 10.00 am and the boat will depart from Awana Porta Malai terminal. Some agents do offer complimentary pickup from hotel to the terminal, especially for guests staying in Pantai Cenang. From the terminal (which is located at Pantai Tengah), it takes about 20 minutes to reach Pulau Dayang Bunting by boat. There will be a small jetty for drop-off purpose and merely a 2 minute walking distance from the jetty, you will be able to see the entrance to the Tasik Dayang Bunting Lake, Marble Geoforest Park.
Away from the crowded area of Cenang yet not too far from the beach or other attractions, this motel offers cottage style rooms in a quiet environment with lots of open space around. Cenang beach is about 2 kms away. The simple cottages are spread out and most have two independent rooms with attached baths. All the cottages have nice veranda where table and chairs are laid out for one to relax and watch the greenery around. The motel has two kinds of rooms - Double bedded rooms for couples and family rooms with a single and a double bed for family of three.
The budget D'Warung Motel offers free self-parking and free private parking. The property lies within 5.7 km from Al-Hana Mosque, Field of Burnt Rice and Summer Palace Langkawi. D'Warung Motel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Pantai Cenang. Langkawi Intl airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car from D'Warung Motel.