This place was launched by YA Bhg. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 2005 and since then, Underwater World Langkawi has become one of the island’s best-known attractions and become Malaysia’s largest aquarium. It is located at the southern end of Pantai Cenang and houses more than 200 different species of marine and freshwater fish including harbour seals, rockhopper penguins, sharks, giant rays and the enormous Amazonian arapaima which is the biggest freshwater fish in the world. The complex is divided into three sections which are Tropical Rainforest, Temperate and Sub-Antarctic. Established in August 1995, the objective of the Underwater World is to provide entertainment along with knowledge and education to those who are interested in marine life. It is also aimed to raise awareness on the importance of conserving our precious aquatic life forms. Since the start of its operations on 26 August 1995, it has become one of the “must visit” tourist destinations in Langkawi and has attracted a large number of foreign as well as local tourists.
There are flights such as Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air available daily from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Langkawi Airport which takes around 2 hours. From the airport, there are many cars available for rental and also taxis. It takes around 20 minutes from Langkawi Airport to Underwater World by using Jalan Kedawang.
Pantai Cenang is a spectacular and busiest beach town on Langkawi Island where people can find cafes and restaurants as well as souvenir shops and duty-free outlets along its picturesque beach strip. It is one of the most popular holiday destinations for traveller, families and also international tourists. Pantai Cenang’s expansive beach is great for sunbathing and exciting water sports such as jet skiing and parasailing.This place is only 6 minutes from Underwater World Langkawi.
The journey spans 2.2 kilometers, 600 metres above sea level, which you get to see the crystal clear waters of Langkawi and its sandy white beaches in the distance. The panoramic view also offers a breathtaking view beyond the island. You can even spot the massive Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls from a distance and this place is a ‘must visit’ when you come to Langkawi.
This place is about the legend of the virtuous maiden which is a folktale about an innocent girl, her tragic death and her dying curse. Peruse ancient artifacts such as olden day weapons, farming tools and currency is available here to better understand the island's history and visitors are also welcomed to freshen up by drawing cool water from the adjacent well which believed to have healing properties. This place features educational museum, Informative historical plaques, Mahsuri's tomb and exotic bird aviary and there are stalls selling traditional snacks along the road inside this mausoleum.
The Cabin features 10 beautifully designed bungalows and only a short walk from the beach. The rooms are pleasantly cosy decked out with colourful furniture and offer a comfortable stay for visitors. The rooms are modern and tastefully styled in a minimalist way. Each room has a balcony out the front, air conditioning, satellite TV and hot water in the spotlessly clean bathrooms. They also offer breakfast and free WiFi access at the hotel and also give a wide range of affordable prices for rooms.
Rasa Senang Villa Langkawi is conveniently located in the popular Pantai Cenang area. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Among the amenities and facilities are the hotel's free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, valet parking, car park, family room. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature internet access which is complimentary and non smoking rooms. There are also access to the hotel's diving, fishing, spa, water sports (motorized) and is within a 5-minute walk to Underwater World Langkawi, Cenang Mall and Cenang Beach. This place also is 1.4 kilometre from The Rice Museum and 5 km from Langkawi Airport. Guests can rent a bicycle or car to explore the surrounding area.