One of the Langkawi archipelago’s nearly 100 islands, this pristine island on the Strait of Malacca is lined with white-sand shores, aquamarine waters, and a million-year-old rainforest. Explore one of the world’s awe-inspiring natural landscapes through outdoor adventures like rock climbing and diving.
For panoramic views over the idyllic tropical island, ride the world’s steepest cable car up to the top of Machinchang Mountain. Rising into the cool air above the treetops, the 20-minute journey offers a spectacular view of the ancient Langkawi landscape and terra cotta roofs of the village below. At the top, the Panorama Langkawi complex includes another opportunity for postcard-worthy views at the Langkawi Sky Bridge, the world’s longest free-span bridge, suspended from the mountain.Learn More
Climb the long wooden stairway into the Cave of Legends or navigate a small boat through Crocodile Cave. Langkawi is home to a dozen fascinating caves, each one with its own distinctive story. Set off on an adventure through these extraordinary natural environments, climbing the long wooden stairway into the Cave of Legends, navigating a small boat through Crocodile Cave, and searching for the ancient Arabic script etched into cave walls.Learn More
The traditions of heritage Malaysian craftsmanship is upheld in this vibrant emporium of handmade Malaysian goods. Watch artisans deftly weave colorful threads into textiles, and admire the intricate etching of terra cotta vessels. Also home to the Royal Museum, Islamic Museum, and Heritage Museum, the Langkawi Craft Cultural Complex presents a vivid picture of this Malaysia's artistic and cultural diversity.Learn More
Langkawi’s reputation as a foodie destination has grown rapidly, and the best way to sample its renowned street-food specialties is at its many night markets. Starting at around 5pm every day, vendors set up stalls on a different street in town, and both locals and visitors alike go from stall to stall, sampling different local specialties and perusing knick-knacks and knock-off designer goods.Learn More
Also known as the Seven Wells waterfalls, these awe-inspiring falls cascade from seven small pools down a 91-meter plunge. Long a fixture of local lore, the falls and its pools are said to have been the bathing place of fairies, though now humans hike around them and dip their toes in. The entrance is located near that of the SkyCab cable car.
40 boats ranging in class and sizes race in various regattas over this exciting five-day event on the high seas.Learn More
Cheer on cyclists from around the world who come to compete in this scenic eight-stage race that crosses through highlands and big cities.Learn More
Every two years, the largest maritime and aerospace showcase in Asia Pacific takes place in Langkawi. This tradeshow for professionals has over 500 exhibitions, and curious visitors are welcome on select days.Learn More
Learn cooking techniques from chefs and try the celebrated Malaysian dish laksa (rice noodles) and cuisine from across Asia at the delicious Langkawi International Laksa Carnival (Lilac).Learn More
Marvel at costumes and traditional dress from Malaysia and around the world at this young art festival with a focus on cultural heritage.
Watch as athletes compete in swimming, cycling, and running stages set against the stunning tropical backdrop of the Malaysian Ironman course.Learn More
"Take a closer look at the trees and you’ll discover the mysterious, squirrel-like colugos, which have inhabited the Southeast Asian rainforests for over a million years. They cannot be found on any other part of Langkawi Island with the exception of the little-explored northwest corner where they thrive."
Datai Bay is considered one of the world's most beautiful bodies of water and its beaches some of the most picturesque. Our guests enjoy access to a pristine, private beachfront.Learn More
Take a stroll through one of the world's oldest rainforests, surrounding the resort, with our resident naturalist.Learn More
After discovering a 6,000- to 8,000-year-old coral reef just offshore, the resort embarked on a coral conservation project. Participate through reef walks, guided snorkeling, and coral clearing.Learn More