Malaysia is known for its fabulous cuisine and vibrant cities, perfect for spending a week or two in an urban metropolis of your choice. Whether Kuala Lumpur or Ipoh, you’re sure to find plenty to see and do so book your plane tickets and prepare to be amazed.
To some, Malaysia might be slightly less well known as an Island destination. But the fact remains that there are several large islands surrounding the waters of the Malaysian mainland which are well worth your time. In this article, we’ll be telling you all about Langkawi.
For a variety of reasons. First and foremost, Langkawi features some of the most well renowned beaches in the world, offering clear waters and perfect sand. In addition, the landscape covering most of Langkawi needs to be seen to be believed as you’re surrounded by mountains and waterfalls.
And if that wasn’t enough, Langkawi boasts an impressive nightlife scene which is sure to satisfy even the most verdant of partygoers. On this idyllic island you will find something for everyone.
Langkawi Sky Bridge
First up on our list is this spectacular bridge which spans a deep valley in the Gunung Mat Cincang region of the island. Great for helping to orientate yourself with the island, this opportunity should not be missed as the views you will experience whilst crossing this 125m long skybridge are truly mind blowing.
The bridge can only be reached by cable car which has a ticket fee of 35RM for adults and 25RM for children, making this excursion affordable fun for all the family. Just make sure you bring a bottle of water for the trip.
Find Somewhere suitable to Stay
Where you decide to stay whilst visiting Langkawi is up to you. Most of the island is accessible with several hotels and lodgings available in all of the popular locations. If you’re local, why not enjoy a staycation at a hotel near Langkawi International Airport. The transport links are great, placing you in an envious position to be able to see the entire island with ease.
Alternatively, you could always stay near to the coastal areas where you will be able to make full use of the bars and clubs open to you before heading to bed once the night is done.
For lovers of all things aquatic, this tourist attraction is not to be missed. Located near Pantai Cenang, you will be able to get up close and personal with over 500 species of sea creature including rockhopper penguins and seahorses.
You are sure to enjoy the 15m underwater tunnel walk which will take you through the heart of these magical creature’s domain. Sharks, green turtles and giant stingrays await you so be sure to bring a camera.
Book Your Trip
Whatever you decide to do during your stay, we’re sure you will have a vacation to remember. Langkawi makes a great alternative to other popular island destinations in the region so make sure that you visit at least once.