Langkawi officially known Langkawi Island, the jewel of Kedah is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. This charming tropical isle boasts some of the region’s best natural attractions. It is home to Southeast Asia’s first Geopark- a status accorded by UNESCO for its geological formations and is blessed with emeralds waters and beautiful white sandy beaches. Myths and Legends shroud many of the island's attractions, the most famous being the legend of Mahsuri, a beautiful maiden who was unjustly accused of adultery and sentenced to death. This duty-free island has an international airport, five star beach resorts, picturesque golf courses and well equipped marinas.
Langkawi International Airport is located at Padang Matsirat, on the northwestern part of the island. In 2008, it handled 1.2 million passengers. The majority of shops and eateries are located before security and immigration, so don't go airside until your flight is called. There is free airport Wi-Fi and no air bridges, so in the event of rain, the airline will supply umbrellas for the walk to the plane. The airport offer service to and from Langkawi by Tigerair and Silk Air from Singapore, Air Asia to Singapore, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Airlines to KLIA and Penang while Firefly to Subang airport and Penang. Direct flights are available to Langkawi from Penang, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hat Yai, and Phuket.
Visitor can take flight to Langkawi by Tigerair, Silk Air, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Airlines and Firefly. Direct flights are available to Langkawi from Penang, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hat Yai, and Phuket.
Visitor may take ferry to Langkawi. Langkawi Ferry operates fast air-conditioning boats from Kuala Perlis (75 minutes), Kuala Kedah (105 minutes), Penang (165 minutes) and Satun (75 minutes). Bookings can be made online, but the ticket needs to be printed out. This can be done at the terminal for RM1 per ticket. The terminal is at Kuah Jetty, near Eagle square, in Langkawi.
Cenang Beach has long stretches of fine white sand. It has a number of restaurants and bars for evening entertainment, several hosting live music and for watching the sunset. The beach is lined with tall coconut and casuarina trees. You can walk along the soft and beautiful white sandy beaches, spend an hours admiring the beauty of the beach.
Pantai Tengah is separated from Cenang by a small cape. It also faces the setting sun and has hotels more than bars, making it less busy in the evening.
Skydive Langkawi is suitable for visitor who looking for adventurous activity where they may have an amazing experience here, fun and exciting.
The Rice Garden Museum is a gallery in Laman Padi with a collection of artifacts, photos, charts and tools on the history of rice cultivation in Langkawi. It is divided into the Heritage Gallery, Paddy Gallery, Herb Garden and Garden of Variety. Afternoon is a good time for visitor to visit and spend time here.
Visitor may spend time here to watch 200 different species of marine and freshwater fish. They provide tourist friendly Underwater World include an Educational Resource Centre, a cafeteria and a three-dimensional (3D) theatre.
Langkawi Sunset Cruise is a mid-afternoon day trip that takes you sailing on the Andaman Sea as you kick back and relax on board a yacht. The upscale adventure starts off at the Awana Porto Malai jetty and once on board, there is an open bar with chilled soda, fruit juice, wine, and beer.
Century Helang Hotel is a 3 star hotel is a good choice for visitors who are looking for affordable and comfortable accommodation with outstanding service. This hotel located next to airport and near to Langkawi main attractions
Gelam Inn Motel Langkawi is a 2 star Motel located in Kampung Kedawang. It is a 10 minute drive from Underwater World and Pantai Cenang . It has a very good location and offers splendid service and facilities to guests.