They say summer can be every day. And it is very applicable in a country like Malaysia, for it has an all-year-round hot season. So, for those who are always in search of a nice place to spend their vacation leave, we have here one of the best islands that Malaysia has—Langkawi.
Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands and dubbed as the Jewel of Kedah. By having numbers of beautiful beaches, world-class infrastructure, mangroves with rich flora and fauna, absolutely cheap duty-free shopping and so on, it is no wonder that many tourists have been visiting and staying at the island.
In addition, Langkawi offers a lot of beautiful places to explore, exciting activities to experience and, of course, a range of delectable food to taste!
1. Langkawi Sky Bridge
Want to have magnificent views of Langkawi? The Langkawi Sky Bridge is the perfect place for you, as this 125-meter curved-pedestrian bridge is set above Mount Mat Cincang, giving you a truly fantastic view that will surely take your breath away!
Location: Langkawi Cable Car Station, Oriental Village, Burau Bay, 07100 Langkawi
2. Paragliding experience
Those who say you need to go abroad to experience the thrill of paragliding have not been to Langkawi yet! Yes, Langkawi allows adventure-seekers to enjoy flying 300 meters above sea level and have a magnificent sea view in bird’s-eye view.
3. Pulau Payar
This island located between Penang and Langkawi is like a paradise for those who want to escape the noise of the city!
4. Ayer Hangat Village
A village where you can stay a day or two without feeling the pressure of work and the society. Not only this place offers quiet and elegant surroundings but also provides massage services that can surely soothe all your stress!
Location: 16, Jalan Air Hangat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
5. Seven Wells
A falls with seven natural pools formed at various levels of water streams, hence the name Seven Wells. The place is perfect for tourists who wish to be refreshed, as the cold water cascades from Mount Mat Cincang.
6. Durian Falls
If Seven Wells has seven pools formed in various location, Durian Perangin Waterfalls offers a magnificent 14-tier waterfalls that flows down the slope of Mount Raya.
7. Tanjung Rhu
Tanjung Rhu, located beyond Pantai Pasir Hitam is famed for its crystal clear water and white-sand beach—not to mention that the place is secluded, letting you enjoy a peaceful atmosphere.
Location: Mukim Ayer Hangat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
8. Black Sand Beach
Most of us might always be looking for a powdery white-sand beach, right? But don’t you know that Langkawi also boasts of a spectacular black beach? If you’re wondering why it the sand at this particular beach is black, well it is due to the mixture of main mineral sands like tourmaline, zircon, and ilmenite that are present in the beach.
9. Pantai Cenang
Features white sands and clear waters, plus numbers of cafes and restaurants and souvenir shops, no wonder it is dubbed as the busiest beach in Langkawi Island.
10. Underwater World Langkawi
Want to see beautiful marine life without going underwater? Yes, it’s possible at Underwater World Langkawi! It features a large aquarium which holds a variety of rare marine life and even cute penguins!
Location: Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
1. Orkid Ria Seafood Restaurant
Fighting the temptation over a range of sumptuous seafood offer on the table? If I were you, don’t! Instead, call your food buddies and enjoy a seafood feast at Orkid Ria!
Location: Lot 1225, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, 07100 Langkawi
Hours: 12:00nn – 3:00pm; 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Contact: 019-436 1151
2. Deng Long Seafood Restaurant
Aside from serving a range of seafood dishes, the restaurant’s most famous and recommended is the giant tiger shrimp.
Location: Lot 1697, Mukim Kedawang, Teluk Baru, 07000 Langkawi
Hours: 11:30am – 11:00pm
Contact: 012-720 6005
3. Z & F Restaurant
For tourists who some refreshing desserts while in Langkawi, don’t forget to drop by at Z & F Restaurant. Aside from seafood, the restaurant also offers luscious fried ice cream using fresh fruits, including durian and mango.
Location: Z & F Restaurant, Jalan Simpang Pantai Tengah, Langkawi
Hours: 12:30pm – 3:00pm; 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Contact: 012-560 6606