Langkawi for Anyone
Collected by Max Power
Off the coast of mainland Malaysia, Langkawi is an expanse of sandy beaches, forested mountains, and unique wildlife. Socialize with the residents or find solitude on the shores of a private island for the day. No matter what you do, it’ll be a trip to remember.
Jalan Pantai Chenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
As an aquarium enthusiast, there was no way I was going to skip out on visiting Underwater World. This aquarium is home to playful penguins, seals, turtles, flamingos, and a plethora of fish. Due to the fact that this is a relatively small...
Lot 2273 Kampung Tasek Anak, Jalan Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Usually when a restaurant tries to offer two distinct menus, they fail miserably. Not at fatCUPID. The beefburger smothered in fried egg and the lemon butter snapper are just as tasty as the nyonya laksa or the sambal udang, with their juicy...
Batu 5 1/4, Jalan Kampung Tok Senik, Kawasan mata Air, Ulu Melaka, Langkawi, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah, Kampung Mawar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
People flock here for the absolutely authentic Malaysian food. The restaurant serves a lunch spread that seems to go on for miles. Expect to find a lot of local, fresh-caught fish. And, I especially like the comfort food here—noodles or rice, with...
Kompleks Kraf Langkawi, Jalan Teluk Yu, Mukim Bohor, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Whenever I travel, I must buy at least one souvenir from each of the places I visit. And I usually make sure it's a locally produced good and not a 'Made in China' keychain (unless, of course, I'm actually visiting China!). If you're like me when...
Langkawi Parade, 07000 Kuah, Kedah, Malaysia
A mega mall is usually at the bottom of my travel list, however some duty-free shopping in an air-conditioned space can start to sound like a welcome escape from the Malaysian heat! While you're shopping there may be a fun event on for the kids;...
210, Jalan Penarak, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
A very rare gem, the rice museum was a surprising highlight of my trip to Langkawi. Rice paddys and herb gardens surround the museum, making it an immersive experience instead of a lecture. If asked, a guide will leisurely take you around the...
07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
This roving night market can be found on different points of the island every night. An evening browsing here was unlike any other shopping experience I've had before. When the sun goes down the energy is contagious. I couldn't help but stop by...
Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
The Al-Hana Mosque, also know as Masjid Al- Hana, is the place to visit if you're looking for modern culture, historic religion, and stunning architecture. The elegant peach and gilded domes were the first eye-catching elements that drew me here....
Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
The unmistakeable beach-bistro atmosphere makes the Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar one of the best places to eat in Langkawi. With two floors of seating, the ambiance changes in each room and even stretches out onto the beach. Dine on the sand under...
No.163, Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Ayer Hangat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Junglewalla's immersive experiences and unique guides inspire visitors to experience Langkawi’s incredible natural history close up. The islands contain unique habitats—from the cave formations to the Malay rainforest. Take the early rainforest...
Kampung Padang Mat Sirat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Batik, a traditional wax-dyed cloth technique, is a beautiful and ancient art form. The Malaysian version of this is typically characterized by colorful nature motifs and geometric spirals. A place of unity, art, and heritage, the Atma Alam Batik...
Lot 85, Kampung Penarak, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Knowing my meal came from the floating fish farm visible from the patio gave a whole new meaning to "local fish." Any seafood dish comes recommended (the whole fish and tom yam especially), as well as the fresh fruit juices. A cool breeze and...
Kompleks Lada, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Babylon is the Langkawi version of an outdoor nightclub. With great music, fresh drinks, lounge space, and a cool vibe, a night spent here is exhilarating. What's more, the structure was created with sustainability in mind. Using recycled...
Kampung Kilim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
This unique museum houses everything from valuable crystal, to wood carvings, and even retro cars—all gifts given to the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad. The huge collection is housed in a beautiful building with...
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