Langkawi Beaches

Everything you Need to Know about Langkawi Beaches

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands set just 30km off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The main island is Pulau Langkawi and its accommodation options tend to occupy the luxury end of the scale: think teak villas and beautifully-embellished traditional huts with chandelier showerheads, silk sheets, and Wi-Fi access.

The main settlement at Pulau Langkawi is in the main town of Kuah (the best place for duty-free shopping), while Pantai Tengah, Pantai Cenang, Padang Matsirat, Pantai Kok, Tanjung Rhu and Datai Bay mainly play host to upmarket resorts. Just off the coast of Pantai Cenang is Pulau Rebak Besar, home to the exclusive Rebak Marina Resort, which offers 150 spacious and elegant chalets and a 200-berth marina.

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Most Popular Beaches of Langkawi

  • Pantai Cenang

    Pantai Cenang

    Pantai Cenang is the most popular beach town on Langkawi Island, where visitors can dine at beachfront cafes and Read More»

  • Pantai Tengah

    Pantai Tengah

    Separated from Cenang Beach by a small cape, Pantai Tengah is a relatively quieter and peaceful place with Read More»

  • Tanjung Rhu Beach

    Tanjung Rhu

    Tanjung Rhu, located in the north, is also known as the ‘Casuarina Beach’ for its abundance of Casuarina trees rather Read More»

Other Beaches in Langkawi

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    Choosing a hotel in the wrong area can ruin your holiday so it's worth spending a couple of minutes looking at the pros Read More»

  • Pantai Kok

    Pantai Kok

    A beautiful sweeping bay, Pantai Kok may be relatively far, but the pay-off is ultimate seclusion in a beautiful, Read More»

  • Datai Bay

    Datai Bay

    Surrounded a tropical rainforest and pristine beaches, the tranquil Datai Bay is home to exclusive five-star beach Read More»

  • Black Sand Beach Langkawi

    Black Sand Beach Langkawi, located four kilometres southwest of Tanjung Rhu Beach, offers memorable photo opportunities Read More»

  • Pantai Pasir Tengkorak Beach

    Pantai Pasir Tengkorak Beach is a secluded beach set along Langkawi’s northwestern coastline, featuring a forested area, Read More»

  • Burau Bay

    Burau Bay is a relatively hidden beach that’s located along Langkawi’s western coastline, approximately a 10-minute walk Read More»

Cities of Langkawi

  • Kuah Town

    Kuah Town

    Situated on the southeast corner of Langkawi, Kuah is the island’s main town and arrival point for those who travel via Read More»

  • Padang Matsirat

    Padang Matsirat

    Padang Matsirat is a quiet and peaceful town in Langkawi with only a handful of dining venues and shopping options.the Read More»

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