Overview Langkawi

Visiting Langkawi

Officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, this archipelago of 104 islands in the Adnaman Sea boasts dramatic vistas, incredible beaches and tourist-friendly accomodations, making it one of the most popular and beautiful vacation spots in southeast Asia.

The forest-covered mountains of Langkawi are a sight to behold, and there’s no place better to do so than from the top of Machincang Mountain, accessible by the Langkawi Cable Car. Enjoy the circular viewing platforms, or brave the suspended SkyBridge, 300 feet above the jungle below.

Families will enjoy a trip to the Underwater World Langkawi, which boasts a host of aquatic life from around the world, but the real fun of Langkawi takes place outdoors. Explore the rainforests of south east Asia with any of the many tour outfits like Devs Adventure Tours or ... Read More
Officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, this archipelago of 104 islands in the Adnaman Sea boasts dramatic vistas, incredible beaches and tourist-friendly accomodations, making it one of the most popular and beautiful vacation spots in southeast Asia.

The forest-covered mountains of Langkawi are a sight to behold, and there’s no place better to do so than from the top of Machincang Mountain, accessible by the Langkawi Cable Car. Enjoy the circular viewing platforms, or brave the suspended SkyBridge, 300 feet above the jungle below.

Families will enjoy a trip to the Underwater World Langkawi, which boasts a host of aquatic life from around the world, but the real fun of Langkawi takes place outdoors. Explore the rainforests of south east Asia with any of the many tour outfits like Devs Adventure Tours or JungleWalla Tours, or take in the best of the beaches on the Langkawi Beach Tour. However you approach it, be sure to bring your camera, because Langkawi is a photographer’s paradise.

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Stories and Tips Langkawi

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Pulau Payar Marine Park Via Coral Island

Written by HankFontaine on 27 Jan, 2005

Any trip to Langkawi would be incomplete without a visit to the Pulau Payar Marine Park. This little gem of an island is located about an hour's boat ride away from Langkawi and is a protected natural area. The waters are crystal-clear, and there are…Read More


Four ways to get to Lankawi from Kuala Lumpur

Written by HankFontaine on 30 Jan, 2005

There are four main ways to get to Langkawi from Kuala Lumpur, and I have tried three of them. Each way has its goods and bads. The most common for tourists is to fly of course, but you can also go by tour bus or…Read More


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