Langkawi
Malaysia
By Christine M. Soltis

Discover the naturesque beauty contained within the endless islets of Langkawi, Malaysia.  Hop from island to island via a guided tour, with opportunities to take pictures of eagles as they dive by.  With over 200 different species of birds and twice as many butterflies as Japan, prepare yourself for a vacation that is a wonderful feast for the eyes.

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While in Langkawi, you will have the opportunity to hop between many islands, one of which is the lush, green Pulau Singa Besar, also known as the Island of the Big Lion.  While there, WhatsCheaper.com recommends taking a moment to watch as eagles soar overhead, ruling the sky.  Continue on to other beauties, such as Pulau Dayang Bunting on the Pregnant Maiden Lake.  Next up is Beras Basah Island, another popular one full of beaches that are sure to please you with unforgettable views.  Head on over to Pantai Cenang, which is known as one of the most popular and best beaches in Langkawi.

Discover endless exotic animals with a visit to Langkawi Bird Paradise.  Inside, is a tropical garden interior beaming with the sounds and sights of thousands of birds.  Enjoy your time at this aviary, which is also known as Taman Burung Langkawi.  Next, stop over at the popular Langkawi Underwater World, which houses many different oceanic species such as sharks, penguins, seals and more.  See the gigantic Amazonian arapaima, which is the king fish and is known as one of the biggest in the world.  And that’s not all!  The outdoor adventure continues with Sungai Kilim Nature Park Wildlife & Landscape, a protected swamp full of lush forestry, blue lagoons and isolated beaches.  While there, discover a world outside your own, while spotting tree crabs, iguanas and plenty more of nature’s creatures.  Once you’re energized from the scenery all day, continue your outdoor trek with a mixture of climbing, hiking and sliding through the jungle with the Langkawi Canopy Adventures. 
    
To keep you chugging along on your outdoor adventure, WhatsCheaper.com recommends enjoying the fact that approximately 65% of Langkawi, Malasia is covered with the verdant spread of the rainforest.  WhatsCheaper.com recommends heading over to the majestic Seven Wells Waterfall (Telaga Tujuh), which has seven sparkling natural pools of water within its path.  If snorkeling and diving is what you seek, take a visit to Pulau Payar Marine Park.  Within the park, you will find even more islands such as Lembu, Paya, Kaca and Segantang.
 
Once your outdoor adventures wind down, WhatsCheaper.com recommends a visit to a local museum.  Visit the Langkawi Galeria Perdana Structure, which is made up of three interconnected buildings.  Find your way into the many different sections such as the Wood Carving Room, which houses wooden Malay architecture.  In addition, the Reading Room houses reading reference materials and racing car models.  Finish up with a visit to see a variety of plants in the outdoor Green House.

Later on, WhatsCheaper.com suggests having a romantic dinner at one of Langkawi’s many local restaurants and cafes.  Seek one that provides entertainment while you dine.  Enjoy the abundance of fresh, local seafood at a nearby family restaurant.  After dinner, remember that many of the local resorts have discos and bars, making for an exciting nightlife adventure.  

WhatsCheaper.com recommends that you book your trip to Langkawi, Malaysia today.  Prepare to open your eyes to the endless, picturesque sights and sounds of nature before you.

MUST SEE IN Langkawi LIST:

  • 1. Cable Cars & Skybridge
  • 2. Galleria Pendana
  • 3. Al-Hana Mosque
  • 4. Dataran Lang
  • 5. Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman
  • 6. Mahsuri's Tomb
  • 7. Langkawi Bird Paradise
  • 8. Sungai Kilim Nature Park
  • 9. Underwater World
  • 10. Sunset Dinner Cruises

Langkawi EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Ironman Malaysia Triathalon - February
  • 2. Chinese New Year - February
  • 3. La Tour de Langkawi - March
  • 4. Langkawi International Festival of Art - April
  • 5. Wilderness Langkawi Challenge - May
  • 6. Fire Extinguishing Contest - June
  • 7. Langkawi Food & Fruit Fiesta - June
  • 8. National Day - August
  • 9. Ramadan Bazaar - September
  • 10. Malaysia Fest - September

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Andaman Resort
Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi, 07000 Malaysia
By Suhair Mullen

The Andaman, a Resort on Langkawi is a unique place for nature lovers. The combination of the 10 million year old rainforest and the splendid Datai Bay provides a serene and tranquil setting for the most amazing holiday. The Andaman's advantage is its spectacular view and great waters. The private coral sand beach and fringing reef are picturesque and the wildlife experiences available are really very special, a nature lovers paradise! The Andaman is approximately 30 minute ride from Langkawi International Airport. Check in: 3 p.m. check out: 12 p.m.

The Andaman has an impressive open lobby. There is a tour and spa desk. Guests can choose from several wildlife tours to sign up for. Nature excursion outside the hotel is a great opportunity to view the wildlife living around the area and spot animals. If you’re interested in exploring the beauty of Langkawi, The Andaman will help you rent a car. It’s an approximate two hour round trip to navigate the island. The resort has a fully equipped business center with a mini-library. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. The resort offers free shuttle service to the surrounding area and free car park.

Each room includes 32” LCD flat panel television with satellite television channels and a DVD player, a fully stocked mini-bar, and a coffee pot. The bathroom has a collection of luxury eucalyptus products, a large bathtub, and a separate rainforest shower. A cotton kimono and cozy slippers are provided for your comfort.

The Andaman is also the location for a family retreat. The “Young Explorer’s Club” aims to celebrate the rainforest location, and engage the younger guests in nature, wildlife and marine activities and also offers kids Yoga. The resort also offers excellent childcare. There’s also luxury pool access and luxury garden rooms and beach bar for your relaxation. The pool is well-maintained and child friendly. Take advantage of the V Botanical Spa and the decent-sized gym that’s open 24/7.

Guests have a wide range of dining options to choose from. The Jala restaurant serves fresh seafood. The Teppanyaki Table at the hotel's Japanese Restaurant is worth visiting; guests can enjoy watching their dinner being prepared. Lounge at the Jentayu for a drink and peaceful time with nature by the pool. Tepian Laut and The Restaurant both serve international cuisine.

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Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Kedah Langkawi, Malaysia
By Samuel Kreimeyer

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa is a luxury resort on the Langkawi Island located a short twenty minute drive from Langkawi International Airport. Taxis, private car rentals and chauffeurs from the airport can be arranged as part of your travel package. Check in ends at 3 p.m., and check out ends by 12 p.m. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa overlooks the Andaman Sea and is near many of the island's destinations, such as Eagle Square Gunung Raya Golf Course, Langkawi Parade Megamall and four beaches. Shuttle service is available to take visitors to the Langkawi Fair to the hotel at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa has a variety wide variety of rooms, and come standard with plasma television, DVD player and rental, satellite TV, telephone mini-bar, coffee maker, electronic safe, climate control and high speed Internet access at nominal rates. Select rooms come with private balcony or patio viewing the surrounding tropical forests and the Andaman Sea. Room styles include Superior rooms, which come with Heavenly twin bed 42 in plasma television and provide connectivity and comfort to visitors. Premium rooms include one king sized and two double Heavenly beds, and each comes with the standard amenities and private balcony. One and two bedroom suites are available, each with standard amenities and private balconies. The two bedroom suite is perfect for accommodating large groups and comes with a private Jacuzzi.

Guests of the Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa will have access to the Westin Airport Lounge when they arrive at Langkawi International Airport from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Upon arrival, the resort provides activities and amenities for travelers looking for adventure and relaxation. The concierge desk is open 24 hours a day to assist travelers with child care and has information concerning local attractions. Take outdoor tours of waterfalls, jungles and mountain bike trails. See the island on one of the many cruise options. Visit the spa, fitness studio and tennis courts during your stay. Relax after a long day in the calming atmosphere of the Breeze Lounge which serves beverages at a 20% discount from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Four Points by Sheraton Langkawi Resort
Kuala Muda, Mukim Padang Matsirat, Kedah Langkawi, Malaysia
By Dennis Jove

Hailed as one of the top tourist destinations in the world, Langkawi’s clear turquoise waters and year-round tropical climate keep visitors coming back.  As a part of Malaysia’s western archipelago, Langkawi is the largest (and one of the few inhabited) 140 islands nestled in the Andaman Sea.  Propped nicely along the crystal waters of the Andaman, The Four Points by Sheraton Langkawi Resort is located less than a mile from Langkawi International Airport (LGK) and is surrounded by lush tropic-jungle greenery that make up the UNESCO World Geopark conservation area of coastal Western Malaysia.

The picturesque backdrop of Langkawi from the Four Points is easily admirable from the floor-to-ceiling windows in each room, visually stunning from any of its 214 bright and sunny rooms.  Four Points features a variety of rooms, all accommodating to families or business travelers.  Guests won’t have a difficult time relaxing or getting to sleep as all of the rooms feature specialty plush mattresses made exclusively for the Four Points.  Each suite comes with at least one LCD Flat Screen Television, and while all the rooms are big enough to feature a sitting area, others come with private balconies.

The first-floor Lanai Rooms feature spacious private lanais for easy access to outdoor facilities, which include amenities such as a fitness center and a grand outdoor pool.  The Junior Suites give you the space you need to work or relax, including a spacious private balcony. The Premier Suite and Premier Deluxe Suite are kept in mind for the specific needs of business travelers and families. Each suite provides televisions in each bedroom and lounge, a spacious bathroom, lounge and dining areas. With 24-hour concierge, the Four Points will make for a hassle-free stay in Langkawi.  

The Four Points is located within easy access to Langkawi’s beautiful beaches and lush UNESCO World Geopark tropic jungles.  The best way to experience the ecological wonders that Langkawi offers is from up above by way of the Langkawi Sky Bridge.  It’s a once-in-a-lifetime view that stretches high above the rainforest.  If keeping your feet on the ground better suites you, take a boat tour along the Andaman Sea into the numerous Oriental Markets or play a round of golf on any one of Langkawi’s nearby world-class courses.  Staying in Langkawi is convenient and luxurious with the Four Points by Sheraton and is made easy by booking through WhatsCheaper.com (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort
Teluk Nibong, Langkawi, 07000 Malaysia
By Keleigh M. Quinn

Located on 38 tropical acres, including a stretch of private breach coves, the Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort is the ideal choice for your stay in Malaysia. The hotel is located less than 4 miles from the Langkawi International Airport, and is part of the 99-island Langkawi archipelago, which has been designated as the Langkawi Geopark, South East Asia’s first Geopark. From the hotel, you can easily board the Langkawi cable car to enjoy views of the islands. The Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort is located about 13.7 miles away from the city of Kuah, which offers amazing shopping, nightlife and restaurants, especially fresh seafood.

The resort also offers plenty of activities without ever leaving the grounds. There is a private beach, a 24-hour fitness facility, and several outdoor pools, including a children’s pool. Children can enjoy the Lutong Kids Club, offering a variety of daily activities including picnics and nature walks. Located on the Andaman Sea, the Spa in the Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort provides relaxation for the more mature members of your group.

The Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort has 238 guest rooms, including 20 suites. All rooms feature French doors which open onto private balconies. Rooms feature either two double beds or a king bed, and there are also several larger suites to choose from. High speed internet access can be purchased for an extra fee. All rooms feature a 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels and free in-room movies.

You will never go hungry or thirsty with the 6 restaurant and bar options around the resort, including a swim-up pool bar. The restaurants offer Asian specialties, casual fare, an all day buffet, and fresh seafood. You can also choose to have the hotel staff set up a private dinner in a secluded spot in the resort, and have a tailor-made meal served to you by a private butler.

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