Pantai Cenang is the most famous beach area to both tourists and locals in Langkawi, Kedah. It is a 2-kilometre long stretch of beach fringed with fine white sand located on the western shoreline of the jewel of Kedah, Langkawi. Featuring the crystal clear water and calming waves, this expansive beach allows you to sunbathe, parasail and many more. Its nightlife scene promises you a night to remember! You can enjoy the night chit chatting with your companion whilst enjoying the inexpensive beverages in any of the lounges or beachfront bars. So, visiting Pantai Cenang seems like a good idea, right?
You can hop on a ferry from main destinations like Kuala Perlis, Penang and Kuala Kedah to Langkawi Jetty Point. From Langkawi Jetty Point also, you can travel to Satun Town and Ko Lipe Island in Thailand. To reach Pantai Cenang, you can choose to travel by land. There is no public bus service here. Thus, taxis are the most convenient form of transportation to the destination. Many taxis with reasonable fares are available from early mornings to late nights.
By air, you can travel from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Subang and also Penang to Langkawi International Airport. Do not miss the chance of viewing the full stretch of the picturesque beach from the sky as your aircraft lands.
Located a stone’s throw away from the beach is the largest aquarium in Malaysia. It is also one of the major attractions in Langkawi that you should not miss to visit. The huge structure which is spread across almost six acres houses more than 200 different species of marine and freshwater fish like penguins, sharks, giant rays and the gigantic freshwater fish in the world, Amazonian Arapaima. Enjoy the jaw-dropping walk through the tunnel-like aquarium with your loved ones while gaining useful knowledge about marine lives. It opens everyday from 9.30 a.m and closes at 10.30 p.m on weekends. Plan your trip well so that you will have ample time to visit this oceanic aquarium!
If you are looking for affordably priced Jet Ski island tours, be sure to check on Mega Water Sports. It offers visitors to tour several tiny islands scattered around Langkawi like Pulau Dayang Bunting and Pulau Beras. You will be able to enjoy the natural attractions like lakes, caves, lagoons and limestone cliffs as they cruise along. Soothe your stress away as you jump and swim at the fresh water lake, go trekking through the challenging mountain forests and kayaking. Feel your adrenaline rush rushing through by renting the parasailing, banana boats and wakeboards from Mega Water Sports.
Starting from RM 1,127 per night, this exclusively luxurious beachfront hotel lets you experience the best stay in Pantai Cenang. Located close to main attractions like Underwater World Langkawi and Pantai Cenang, this 4-star hotel provides facilities like outdoor pool, library, garden and fitness center that you can enjoy. Guests staying here experience the premiere service offered called Castaway Picnic. Guests will enjoy a short cruise through several islands before indulging into a gourmet dining experience on a magnificent beach of a deserted island. Since this service is available to both guests and non-guests and is limited to one session per day, interested customers should proceed to make a booking in advance. This appealing package which is priced at RM 600 includes a private boat and crew, picnic basket and a tent set up by the panoramic beach. Don’t hesitate to book if you are interested!
If you are on a moderate budget, this hotel sounds like a good bargain for you. It is strategically located near main attractions like Underwater World Langkawi and Pantai Cenang. Priced at RM 767 for a night, this hotel is definitely suitable for families. Children will have a lot of fun playing in the play area and swimming in the children's pool. If you are an outdoor person, do not miss the chance to sweat by enjoying activities like squash, outdoor tennis, swimming, playing volleyball, fishing and many more! Shake your stress away by getting a rejuvenating massage at the spa and sauna. Then, stroll along the beachline while watching the sunsets with your loved ones before you get back to the hotel for the scrumptious dinner served.