Things to do in Langkawi

Langkawi – an archipelago of around 100 islands in the Andaman Sea

Langkawi is a tropical archipelago consisting of a collection of around 100 islands. It is located in the northwestern peninsula of Malaysia, and just about 51 kilometers from Kula Kedah.


Things to do in Langkawi

There are several attractions and a lot of things to do in Langkawi. If you go to the tourist information point it will allow you to choose the ones that suit you best. At the western tip of the island, after the village of Pantai Kok, is the ”East Village.” From there, you can have an exceptional view of Langkawi and the surrounding islands.


Langkawi Underwater World & Beach Life

The Langkawi island can be popularly called ‘the ideal holiday island’ for perfect underwater world enjoyment. You can have fun in the sun and water and many other attractions in this beautiful group of islands. Tourists usually enjoy swimming among the fish and snorkeling is encouraged and very popular here as well as diving from the barge.


Shopping in Langkawi

There are countless Duty-free centers in Langkawi because the island is labeled an ”island without taxes” and you will easily find enough to fill your bags and then some.


Langkawi Nightlife

Lively nightlife can be enjoyed to the fullest during any day of the week by going and checking out the area bars, pubs and restaurants.


When to go to Langkawi

The equatorial climate in Langkawi is hot and humid all year round and whenever you visit the area you will be able to enjoy a lot of great things to do in Langkawi. The temperatures at night rarely drop below 20° C (68° F) and can climb during daytime to over 30° C (86° F). In Langkawi, you must welcome every season with expected warmness. If you want to enjoy the beaches, come during a true dry season from December until February, because March to November is the rainy season.


Things to do in Langkawi

Langkawi Facts

Population64 792
CurrencyMalaysian Ringgit
AirportLangkawi Intl, Malaysia (LGK)

Langkawi average temperatures

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Golf in Langkawi

The island of Langkawi has plenty of options for golf enthusiasts. On the eastern part of the island you will find the 18 hole course Gunung Raya Golf Resort, known for its natural beauty with views of the nearby mountains. On the north-western tip you will find the Els Club Teluk Datai featuring a course that will leave you in awe as the surrounding rainforest and the ever present ocean sets the scene for an amazing round of golf. You can also play on 99 East Golf Club, an 18 hole course located on the southern tip of the island.

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