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What to Do around The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

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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.
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Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Kedah, 07000, MY-09, Malaysia
The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa has a lovely pool overlooking the sea. Perfect for relaxing and taking it easy and doing absolutely nothing. But if you do feel like going out and about, the main town, Kuah, and its jetty is pretty close by.
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Pulau Dayang Bunting, Kedah, Malaysia
Enclosed in an almost uninhabited lush green forest surrounded by calm waters, Pulau Dayang Bunting is a must for those into island hopping, hiking and swimming excursions. As you enter its long footbridge, mischievous monkeys greet you from every...
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Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Make your way to the Kuah jetty point to catch a catamaran or speed boat to the Pulau Payar Marine Park. Situated about 1 hour away, this sanctuary is a series of islands and beaches perfect for viewing endangered marine life. While there are many...
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Jetty Point Complex, 110, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Unless you plan on lounging on the beach the whole time, which many people do, you'll need some form of wheels to get around Langkawi. Taking a scooter around the island makes the journey an adventure, and suddenly your destination is secondary to...
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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...
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Kompleks Dermaga Tanjung Lembung, Mukim Ulu Melaka, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
It sounds almost too fantastical to be true. A German man came to Malaysia thirty years ago and saved the ancient boat-building industry from the brink of extinction. Today, you can sail on his authentic Malaysian junk boat, the Naga Pelangi, and...
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Jalan Makam Mahsuri, Kampung Mawar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
On the island legends and folklore have evolved for hundreds of years. The most well-known of these fables tells the story of a beautiful woman named Mahsuri who was unjustly accused of adultery. The maiden was sentenced to death but when the...
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Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Kedah, 07000, MY-09, Malaysia
A trip to Langkawi typically means you're there for the nature, culture, and to unwind. After an active day of exploring, instead of indulging in a heavy meal or happy hour, re-energize with a massage. They offer all types of massage and have a...
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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...
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Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
If you are in the Langkawi area, Eagle Square is not to be missed. This 40-foot statue provides an excellent opportunity to take some unforgettable photos with your family and friends. Fun Fact: The reddish-brown eagle at Dataran Lang was built as...
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Waterfalls as beautiful as these seem like they should be reserved for postcards and travel posters. It's hard to believe that you can actually go here. The Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls are also called the Seven Wells, because there are seven pretty...
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Jalan Pantai Chenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Apart from marvelling at the wonderful array of fish in the largest aquarium in Malaysia, the Underwater World Langkawi, you can also find a nice collection of sea shells. Each one is carefully labelled with their scientific name, shape, and where...
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Telaga Harbour Park, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
The Langkawi cable car overlooks lush jungles, cascading waterfalls, and peaceful islands. At the base of Machincang mountain catch the SkyCab and get off at the middle station. From here you can trek along the SkyTrail with a nature guide who...
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Kompleks EB Adina peksn Baru Baron Kuah, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Swimming with sharks is one of those exhilarating experiences you just have to take part in on a trip to Malaysia. The Pulau Payar Marine Park boasts unique experiences—the setting can not be more idyllic and the diving more unique. For those who...
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Kuah, 07000 Kuah, Kedah, Malaysia
Lagenda Park, within walking distance from Eagle Square, is worth a visit if you're in the area. Sculptures of Langkawi legends (ogres, giants, and princesses) will set off kids' imaginations. The fact that the place is in slight disrepair and...
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For the up-close tour and mini-zoo experience visit the Langkawi WildLife Park. Unique and local species are just the norm in this place. Here you can really enjoy both a tour and your close interaction with the animals. Some, like the parrots,...
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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;...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...