LANGKAWI: Island of Legends

Listen to the mellifluous beat of the waves and sway of coconut trees.  Soak up the sun. Weave your way into the sapphire sea and explore the colourful corals and marine life.  Or simply immerse in total tranquility amidst the embrace of nature.  And let the legend unfold….

A mystical island rich with legendary tales, Langkawi is more than just a tropical island paradise.  It boasts not just glittering gold sands on the beach but perpetual stretches of soft white alluring beaches.  The panoramic view of crystal clear water is great for many exciting sports and recreational activities.

Langkawi’s abundance of natural beauty was awarded the World Geopark status by UNESCO in 2007.  Being covered by 65% rainforest, a jungle walk in Langkawi will be fascinating and exciting as you experience the myriad of jungle sounds, sights and smells as you weave and crunch your way along the tracks.

The popularity of Langkawi is evidenced by the many hotels and beach resorts that have grown up around the island, from The Four Seasons, The Datai and The Andaman Resort, The Westin to The Sheraton.

As Langkawi Archipelago consists of 99 islands, island hopping can be really exciting.  Just hop on a speed boat and watch how picturesque the views are when you weave your way through the water passageways between islands.  Or for the more adventurous, you can go trekking through the tropical jungle or snorkel in the clear turquoise lagoons.  Or opt for a leisure round of golf at one of the many award-winning greens. For a different encounter away from sea, you can choose to have your evening event right in the undulating green landscapes of paddy field accompanied by gazing water buffaloes and waiters dressed up as farmers!

Shopping is a real bargain as Langkawi is a duty-free shopping haven.  With a rich variety of marine life, enjoy a gastronomic adventure of sampling large lobsters, salmons and rare fishes – all made available at the many amazing restaurants on the island.

There are so many facets of Langkawi just waiting to be discovered.  Langkawi is aptly called the mystical island paradise.