Langkawi Island

Immerse yourself in the warm beaches and graceful scenery here in the Jewel of Kedah.

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With over 3 million visitors yearly, Langkawi is a popular hit among holiday goers for its beautiful beaches, underwater gems and mishmash of Malaysian culture.
What to do there?
Sightseeing areas are aplenty on the island. Go to the Langkawi Sky Bridge for breathtaking views as you’re elevated 700m above sea level.... + More
What to see there?
The beaches are the first place to go once you arrive on the island. Pantai Cenang is famous for it’s soft sands and nightlife along with... + More
When is the best time to go there?
  • January - Dry season
  • February - Dry season, Ironman Langkawi Triathlon
  • March - Dry season, LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition
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Who should I travel with?
Solo , Couple , Friends , Family , Group
What to eat?
Nasi campur, Grilled fish (Ikan bakar), BBQ Lobster and chilli crab, Nyonya pongteh, nasi kandar, giant tiger prawns, ramly beef burger.
Where to eat?
Kak Yah Kondo, Restoran Siti Fatimah, Langkawi Fish Farm Restaurant, FatCUPID, Tomato Nasi Kandar, Orkid Ria Seafood Restaurant
Useful local terms.
  • Selamat pagi/petang. (Good morning/evening)
  • Terima kasih. (Thank you)
  • Maaf. (Sorry)
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Insiders’ tips.
  • Technically, you can travel the island by bike, but due to the hot weather it’s much better to just rent a car from one of the many licensed dealers. It’s quite cheap too!
  • The fastest way to get here is by a flight. Ferries from Penang Island and the mainland are also operational but there isn’t a big difference in price to make up for the drastically different travel times.
  • Kuah is the perfect place to get duty-free cheap booze, chocolates and cigarettes. Do read up on the limits before going on your shopping frenzy.
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