Popular Lettings in Langkawi
Highlights in Langkawi
- Unique and amazing nature wonders
- Fantastic diving sites
- Exciting activities
- Wonderful beaches and coves
- Great island hopping
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Langkawi
Deciding where to stay in Langkawi is not an easy job because of the large extension of the island. To simplify your search here are some of the best places to stay, summarised in 5 main areas. Pantai Cenang is the most popular area and close to the airport with great cafes and restaurants, the best sunsets drinks to die for and a wide array of watersports on offer. On the south, in Pantai Tengah, the atmosphere is more relaxed, with less nightlife and quieter beaches. Ideal for those wanting to relax, rest and have some spa time and a nice and quiet meal out. In a secluded area of the island, there is Tanjung Rhu, with crystal clear waters and pristine sandy beaches. Lovely, beautiful and quiet. For an upscale stay, head to Patai Kok, where the exclusive rentals are, a fantastic beach and the unique Sky Bridge attraction, a total must-see if you are staying there. Finally, Kuah is another area, much better to visit rather than to stay.Stay in the jewel of Malaysia
Choose from fantastic beachfront properties and wake up to the sound of waves and the fantastic turquoise waters with excellent and unbeatable views of the Andaman Sea. Admire the sea from the balcony and enjoy your family meals at your stylish kitchens. Relax in the afternoon and have a great time at the modern conveniences. Wooden floors and open plan rooms with ceiling fans and air conditioning to beat the heat. Most properties have a tropical garden with lovely areas for a hammock, BBQs and playing areas for the kids.Enjoy your property in Langkawi!
Holidays in Langkawi
The area and getting around
On the west coast of Malaysia, Langkawi is a large and beautiful archipelago of 99 islands that should be on everybody’s bucket list when it comes to holiday destinations. It ranks among local and international tourists as one of the best holiday destination in Asia. A mix of picturesque inland areas, a great jungle to explore, fantastic activities and outdoor fun and everything surrounded by turquoise waters and sandy beaches dotted with swaying coconut trees. A truly paradise for divers and a tropical gem in the heart of Kedah.Experience the best activities in Langkawi
Amazing islands to visit, excellent nature and parks and lots of water activities to enjoy fun days out with your family, friends or celebrate your honeymoon. To discover every corner of the island, there are so many organised tours that will take you to unique places and will give you extra tips and stories about fascinating areas, wildlife and legends. From excellent gastronomy to its fantastic beaches, if you visit Langkawi you will come back for more!
Travellers and activities
The stunning outdoors of the island is a natural paradise that will make you fall in love with it immediately. Go and visit the impressive waterfalls of Durian Perangin, Temurun Waterfalls or Seven Wells. The mountains are home to natural parks and wildlife areas where nature lovers can spend the day strolling around, admiring the birds and the lush vegetation of the region. From the top of Gunung Raya Mountain and Gunung Mat Cincang you will get the most spectacular views of the island. For an exciting experience, try a jungle trekking with an expert guide.Langkawi for snorkelling and diving lovers
From amateurs to experienced divers, Langkawi offers amazing spots around the island to discover and explore the underwater world. Take your fins and a mask so you can take a good glimpse of the amazing multicoloured fish and the seabed. Go to the reefs of Pulau Payar Marina Park or one of the most popular diving sites in Langkawi such as Sunken Boat Point, Lembu Rocks, Grouper Farm, the Coral Garden, Shark Point, House Reef or Sponge Reef. Admire schools of large fish and other marine creatures including seahorses, starfish, snappers and manta rays.
The origin of Langkawi’s name comes from two Malay words - “helang” (eagle) and “kawi” (reddish-brown): hence Langkawi. A 40-foot reddish-brown eagle was built as a symbol of the island at Dataran Lang.
Top 5 travel tips in Langkawi
The verdant jungles, beaches and caves and the unique wildlife of the islands around Langkawi is one of the main attractions for tourists. Even though some islands remain uninhabited, some have been picked to be exclusive diving sites, protected marine parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The coral reefs of Pulau Payar National Park are a great snorkelling and diving point to admire the underwater life. For a nice swim and enjoy the fresh waters of the lake, head to Pulau Dayang Bunting. For water sports, parasailing, banana boating and active days, Pulau Beras Basah is the perfect spot. The Giant Lion Island is a wildlife sanctuary where to spot monkeys, snakes, eagles and other fantastic animals roaming freely. And no worries, there are no lions. Prepare your camera to take a good snap!2. A day under the sun
The entire coastline of Langkawi is lined with restaurants, shops and beach shacks. Enjoy a varied offer of water sports such as kayaking, surfing or snorkelling. Head to the beach and spend a lovely day under the sun at the most popular beaches of the island. These include the beaches of Pantai Cenang, Pantai Pasir Tengkorak, Patai Tengah, Blanck Sand Beach and Datai Bay to name a few. Excellent beaches with excellent sand quality. What else do you need for a day basking in the sun?3. Get suspended in the air
Go and visit Langkawi Sky Bridge. This is a 125 metres suspended bridge built on top of Machinchang mountain. It hangs about 100 metres from the ground and it is suspended from a pylon of 82 metres. Visit this bridge and experience a unique time while getting spectacular views of the jungle. This curved bridge offers a completely different view as you proceed along it to the end. Get on the longest free span and curved bridge ever built!4. An unforgettable cruise
Get on a fantastic cruise that will take you to a UNESCO Heritage Site - the Langkawi Geopark Mangrove Cruise. Hop on the boat and enjoy the day learning about the remarkable uniqueness of its ecosystem and the mangrove forest, a truly biological wonder. Immerse and admire the magnificent scenery and the biological diversity of this natural wonder.5. Get to the top!
Want to get sweeping views? Langkawi SkyCab is not just a simple cable ride! There are also fun and engaging activities you can enjoy too. Before you get on the cable car, spend 10 minutes at the SkyDome and enjoy the show before getting on the cable ride that will take you to the top of the highest peak of Mt. Machingchang. Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding islands, the hillside flora and the animals running freely. Try the SkyRex for a sensory and physical simulation that will release your adrenaline to the max! Find out more about SkyGlide, to get you around the area or SkyTrail, to trek from the Middle to the Top station of the journey.