Kuah Town Guide

Everything you Need to Know about Kuah Town

Langkawi’s main town, Kuah, is located on the southeast corner of the island and is the arrival point for most of the ferries. If you’re arriving here with the illusion that you’re going to see clear white stretches of beaches as far as the eye can see, then you’re sadly mistaken. They’re located elsewhere on the island.

Kuah is a town which sits on reclaimed land and the waterfront sadly looks like a mucky and murky strip. Ships are ever-present in the distance and the looming mountains on the nearby islets are visible during the day but truthfully the Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah stretch is the place to go for clear and inviting views of the crystal clear ocean.

That being said, Kuah is not without its charms – the town has many excellent duty-free stores selling everything but the kitchen sink. Confectionary, tobacco and perfumes are easily found; the stores may not always be pretty, but they serve their purpose. In other words, apart from the numerous duty-free stores, there’s little to stop you proceeding to the beaches on the north side of the island.


Where To Stay in Kuah Town

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Located on the south-eastern part of the island, Kuah is Langkawi's main town and the transit point for ferries to the neighbouring islands. Read More...

 
Top 10 Hotels in Kuah Top 10 Hotels in Kuah

Handpicked for a pleasant night’s sleep after exploring Langkawi Island, our best hotels in Kuah offer great value guestrooms, impeccable service, as well as easy access to duty-free shopping complexes and countless dining options. Read More...

 

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The Best of Everything in Kuah Town

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A great place to kick start your vacation in Langkawi, check out our top places to see, shop, eat, and enjoy a pint after the sun sets in Kuah. Read More...

Top 5 Attractions in Kuah

From the iconic Dataran Lang to the lush rainforests of Gunung Raya, check out our Top Five attractions in Kuah, Langkawi before hitting the sandy beaches of Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah. Read More...

 
Top 5 Nightlife in Kuah

Our Top 5 pubs and lounges in Kuah offer a winning combination of affordably priced drinks, chilled-out settings, and live music to keep night dwellers entertained until the sun rises! Read More...

Top 10 Restaurants in Kuah Top 10 Restaurants in Kuah

From local delicacies and fresh seafood to exotic Arabic and Indian cuisine, there is no shortage of excellent restaurants for visitors to dine in tourist-friendly Kuah, Langkawi. Read More...

 
Top 10 Shopping in Kuah Top 10 Shopping in Kuah

With shopping complexes and unique retail outlets scattered around the town centre, Kuah is a shopping haven for duty-free goods from around the world! Read More...

 

Kuah Town Travel Guide
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Located on the south-eastern part of the island, Kuah is Langkawi's main town and the transit point for ferries to the neighbouring islands. Read More...

 
Kuah Attractions Kuah Attractions

While Kuah is more of a commercial center and shopping zone, there are a few landmark attractions you can visit in Kuah. Read More...

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In Kuah Town, expect to find some traditional culinary delights. Because of its relatively large population and number of hotels in the area. Read More...

 
Kuah Nightlife

In Kuah Town, expect to find some traditional culinary delights. Read More...

Kuah Shopping Kuah Shopping

Langkawi is a shopping paradise for duty-free goods from around the world. Read More...

 
Kuah Activities Kuah Activities

Kuah may feature an unattractive waterfront, but Langkawi’s main town is not completely devoid of stimulating activities. Read More...

Map of Kuah

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Our interactive map (and satellite views) displays all available hotels with photos, facilities and guest comments as well as attractions. Read More...

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