Top 3 Places for Accommodation for a Tourist in Langkawi

Top 3 Places for Accommodation for a Tourist in Langkawi

Top 3 Places for Accommodation for a Tourist in Langkawi

Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, is not only the best honeymoon destination in Asia, but also a solo and family traveler’s haven for people across the globe! Apart from crystal clear waters and soft sand beaches, Langkawi travel is also home to some of the best attractions and activities, which is why the island is on the list of a number of travel magazines and travel websites!

From Malaysia’s largest underworld water world to Langkawi’s Sky Bridge, there is plenty to see on this island. Though you will hardly spare any time to stay in the hotels, it’s always good to base yourself well to travel around. So check out the best areas to stay In Langkawi:

1. Pantai Cenang

The Cenang beach is located on the western coast of Langkawi and is the most renowned tourist place on the island. A stretch of white sands in a picturesque setting with turquoise blue waters, Patai Cenang is the best place for sunbathing and exciting water sports such as jet skiing and parasailing. One of the most splendid attractions that lie on this beach includes Underworld Water-world Langkawi. Malaysia's Largest under water attraction is a huge whitewashed structure and houses more than 200 species of marine and freshwater fish including giant sharks and giant rays and enormous Amazonian Manatees. Also, there are many more highlights including an Educational Resource Center, a cafeteria, and a three- dimensional 3D theatre. Another thing to explore in this area includes the Rice Garden Museum, which is a gallery in Laman Padi with a collection of artifacts, photos, charts and tools describing the history of rice cultivation in Langkawi. And if you are in for an adrenaline rush, Marc International Karting is a ideal tourist spot in Lagkawi. The Karting offers go-kart and track rental services for its customers. For all those who like to take souvenirs from where ever they go, Thursday Temoyong Night Market, which is one of the most popular street bazaars in Lagkawi. The bazaar takes place on Thursdays and sells all kinds of local items including snacks, food, paintings, handbags, sunglasses and etc. Pantai Cenang is one of the best areas to stay in Langkawi as the district is also home to some of the best spa resorts.

2. Pantai Kok

North of Pantai Cenang is another great area of Langkawi, Pantai Kok. This region has a pleasant range of tourist attractions to grab your attention, but the area is also well known for its great luxury resorts with private beaches. Of the note is the Telega Harbour Park, a small fishing village turned into a well-developed township that’s home to transient, home base as well as mega yachts. You will also find many seafood restaurants along the Telega Harbor Park, boasting a collection of eateries including Italian, Russian, Japenese, Spanish cuisines etc. After the Harbor Park, do not miss the the Langkawi Cable car ride, which takes up the visitors all the way up to Mount Mat Cincang, Langkawi's second highest peak . As the cable car ride ascends, you will begin to notice the temperature dropping. Also at the end of the cable, you will spot another majestic attraction of Langkawi, the Langkawi Sky Bridge, a 410 ft-long curved pedestrian bridge above Mount Mat Cinchang. Located 2300 ft above the sea level, the Sky Bridge is easily accessible by the Langkawi Cable Car. The views from up there include those of Tujuh waterfalls and the rainforest. A fun fact for Bollywood movie enthusiasts; the last scene of Hind Blockbuster: Don 2 was filmed here.

3. Kuah Town and adjoining area

The capital of Langkawi and the hub of commerce is home to a lots of tourist attractions. One of the most popular ones includes Langkawi's most iconic man-made attraction, the Dataran Lang or the Eagle Square. The massive sculpture is a 12-meter tall statue of an eagle and is the island’s most recognizable monument. Also in the same area lies the highest peak of Langkawi at about 881 meters. Covered in thick tropical forests, this mountain has become a much-loved destination for the adventurers. Other attractions include the Taman Legenda Park (a landscape Folklore themed park), with the Garden Museum here boasting 17 colorful giant sculptures of birds and orgies. This district is generally a top-runner for people traveling with kids.

Langkawi can entertain any age group and all traveler categories! Selamat Jalan!