Langkawi is the jewel in the crown of Kedah is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. This charming tropical isle claims some of the region’s best natural attractions. It is home to Southeast Asia’s first Geopark and is blessed with emeralds waters and beautiful white sandy beaches. This duty-free island has an international airport, five-star beach resorts, picturesque golf courses and well equipped marinas. You may reach Langkawi by flight to Langkawi International Airport. The airport is located at Padang Matsirat, on the northwestern part of the island. The airport offer flight service includes Tiger air, Silk Air, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Airlines. Direct Flights are available to Langkawi from Penang, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hat Yai and Phuket.
It is a year-round destination with fairly constantly warm temperatures. It’s driest from December to February, so that’s the most popular time for tourists to visit as best for beach and outdoor activities. April to October is the wettest. There are also many major events to consider linking any visit to. These include Langkawi International Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), Ironman Triathlon and the Tour de Langkawi Cycle Race. You can get to various main tourist attractions in Langkawi is either by renting a car or motorcycle. If you are renting a drive-yourself car or a motorbike to get around, beware of the traffic, drive carefully and carry your driver’s license at all times. Take note that Bahasa Malaysia is the official language, but English is widely spoken and understood.
You can board flight to Langkawi by Tiger air, Silk Air, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Airlines and Firefly. Direct flights are available to Langkawi from Penang, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hat Yai, and Phuket.
You can take ferry to Langkawi where Express ferries provide regular services to Langkawi from Kuala Kedah in mainland Kedah and Kuala Perlis in the neighboring state of Perlis. The ride from Kuala Kedah takes about 1 hour 15 minutes. Ferry services to Langkawi are also available from Penang as well as Satun, Thailand.
Cenang Beach is the busiest beach town on Langkawi Island, where 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 is a popular holiday destination for travelling families. You can walk along the soft and beautiful white sandy beaches, spend an hours admiring the beauty of the beach.
Underwater World Langkawi is one of the island’s best-known attractions. Located at the southern end of Pantai Cenang, beside the Zon duty-free shopping centre, it is Malaysia’s largest aquarium. You may enjoy here to see more than 200 different species of marine and freshwater fish including harbor seals, rock hopper penguins, sharks, giant rays and the enormous Amazonian.
Makam Mahsuri is located in the village of Mawat, 12 minutes’ drive from Langkawi Airport. Most of the island’s natural attractions have fables attached in true Malay style and Mahsuri’s Tomb is probably its most famous legend. The story begins with the beautiful Mahsuri, a maiden born over 200 years ago, who married the love of her life during a time of conflict with the Siamese. Her husband went off to fight in the war and her mother-in-law, jealous of her beauty, vengefully accused Mahsuri of adultery.
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls is billed as Langkawi Island's most wonderful natural attraction with locals claiming it to be the home of faeries. Set on Langkawi's western headlands, its name means Seven Wells Waterfalls, referring to a series of seven connected natural pools fed by seven separate waterfalls in Mount Mat Cincang. Visitors can enjoy a dip in the cool water or brave the steep climb to the top of the waterfalls.
The Langkawi Sky Bridge, situated at the end of the Langkawi Cable Car ride, is a 410ft-long curved pedestrian bridge above Mount Mat Cincang which located 2,300ft above sea level. You may get a wonderful experience to see the Sky Bridge with view of the surrounding rainforests and tiny islands surrounding Langkawi.
Lavigo Resort is located in the lovely area of Langkawi Airport. Only 2 km away, this 1-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport and near to Langkawi main attractions such as Cenang Beach within 2 km and Underwater World Langkawi within 3 km. Lavigo Resort is the ideal choice for you who are looking for a comfortable and affordable accommodation.
D’Coconut Villas is a 2- star motel located near the Langkawi International Airport which is only 0.68 km away. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant, free Wifi and free private parking. It has a very good location and offers splendid service and facilities to guests.