Langkawi

The Jewel of Kedah

Introduction

5. LANGKAWI – YOUR FIRST STOP, KUAH
8. BEACHES & CRUISING
10. NATURE’S BEST IN LANGKAWI
14. RICH ISLAND CULTURE
16. THINGS TO DO, SIGHTS TO SEE
22. SAILING IN LANGKAWI
24. LIVE ACTION ON THE ISLAND
25. SHOPPING & DINING
26. ACCOMMODATION
28. GETTING TO LANGKAWI
30. USEFUL CONTACTS

8. Beaches & Cruising

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PANTAI KOK, PANTAI CENANG, PANTAI PASIR TENGKORAK, DATAI BAY, BURAU BAY, PANTAI TENGAH AND PANTAI TANJUNG RHU are just some of Langkawi’s idyllic beaches, perfect for carefree sun-filled days and quiet evening strolls. First-class ­accommodation in modern hotels or comfortable chalets is available. A wide range of exciting water sports ­provide fun and thrills for the ­energetic. Restaurant outlets in the hotels and ­outdoors serve a variety of appetising cuisine with live music and an explosive atmosphere.

ISLAND CRUISES are a great way to relax and take in the breathtaking scenery of Langkawi. As your boat weaves through the watery passageways between the islands, enjoy the cool breeze and warm rays of the sun.   A round trip around Dayang Bunting and Beras Basah Island takes about four hours. Alternatively charter a boat and enjoy a fantastic sunset cruise with cocktails. Special itineraries with  ­barbecue meals, snorkelling trips or excursions to other islands can also be arranged.

TANJUNG RHU lies on the northern cape of Langkawi. Aptly named for its ­abundance of casuarinas, its enchanting beach affords magnificent views of nearby islands, which can be reached at low tide on foot.

PARADISE 101  Langkawi’s number one eco-friendly private day-resort island to relax, play and refresh. This new attraction is the place to enjoy water sports such as jet ski, banana boat rides, snorkelling or even having your own private island party. Paradise 101 is located near Telaga Harbour at Pantai Kok in Langkawi, It is accessible via a boat shuttle which takes you to the island in minutes.

Tel: +604 963 9200

www.paradise101.com

Tourist Map of Malaysia

There is so much to do and so many places to see in Malaysia. To make sure that you don’t miss anything, use this handy map to navigate your way across the country and find great places to visit.

Perlis

Perlis is the northern gateway to Malaysia. Despite its small size, Perlis has an abundance of attractions that make it a great destination.

Kedah

Kedah is Malaysia’s largest paddy producing state. Delve into history in Lembah Bujang, the site of an ancient civilisation or relax in Langkawi, a world-famous resort island.

Penang

The site of a UNESCO World Heritage City, Penang is a holiday paradise with fabulous beach resorts and eclectic cultures. It is also the undisputable haven for foodies.

Perak

A tin-rich state in its heyday, Perak beckons with a range of sights and experiences. The state’s top attractions include Pangkor, an island getaway and Pangkor Laut, an internationally-acclaimed private island.

Kelantan

Hailed as the Cradle of Malay culture, Kelantan is a destination teeming with age-old arts, crafts and pastimes.

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Pahang

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