The best nightlife in Langkawi comprises a mix of hippie bars and sophisticated lounges offering great views of the Andaman Sea as well as an extensive range of alcoholic beverages. Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah house the best places for after-hours drinks: Pantai Cenang’s bustling stretch is popular for its restaurants that morph into cocktail bars while Pantai Tengah’s strip is comparably tamer, with laidback pubs featuring DJs spinning music and live performances from local acts.
While clubs that belt out skull-pounding music are non-existent in Langkawi, night dwellers can opt to spend a cool evening with their choice of ice-cold beer, strike up a conversation with fellow tourists or locals, listen to some good music, catch the latest match on the big screen TVs or simply enjoy the sunset with while sipping on a delicious cocktail. Read on and discover our pick of the most popular nightlife spots in Langkawi.
- Grand Island Tour
- Mangrove Forest & Eagle Watching Tour
- Sunset Cocktail Cruise
- Half-Day Island Hopping
- Mangrove Forest & Eagle Watching
- Private Cable Car & Oriental Village Visit
- Private Half-Day Island Hopping Experience
- Helicopter Experience Over Dayang Bunting Lake
- Scenic Cruise with Lunch
- Half-Day Langkawi Island Tour
Pantai Cenang Beach BarsPantai Cenang
Pantai Cenang’s beach bars are arguably the best places to unwind with a cold drink after a day of sightseeing in Langkawi. Open daily, these nightlife spots often have colourful beanbags, low tables and sunbeds set right on the beach, offering great views of the Andaman Sea and surrounding islets. You can enjoy vibrant live fire shows and live bands playing (mostly) reggae and covers, or strike up a conversation with fellow tourists or locals. Beach bars in Pantai Cenang are also well-frequented by budget-conscious travellers because of their strong and affordably-priced beers, cocktails, wines and liquors. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – Late
- Location: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Langkawi
D’Reef at The CliffPantai Cenang
D’Reef at The Cliff is a sleek open-air bar that is suspended over the headland of Pantai Cenang, offering a panoramic sunset view of the Andaman Sea. In addition to a wide array of beers, juices, soft drinks, wines, and cocktails, the bar also offers its very own exotic concoctions such as the espresso-martini and romantic poison rose. D’Reef at The Cliff is the perfect place to enjoy the evening breeze and sound of waves in Pantai Cenang. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 23:00
- Tel: +604 953 322
Yellow CafePantai Cenang
Proudly marching to its own beat, the quirky and vibrant Yellow Cafe is a standout beach bar with chairs, walls and even hammocks in varying shades of yellow. During the evenings, diners can lounge on colourful beanbags right on the sandy beach and enjoy the relaxing sounds of cascading waves. Diners can also get two beers for the price of one from 18:00 to 20:00 - a steal considering booze is already dirt cheap in Langkawi Island. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 – 01:00
- Address: Pantai Cenang, PO Box 121, 07000 Langkawi
- Tel: +6012 459 3190
The St. Regis BarSt. Regis Langkawi
The St. Regis Bar at The St. Regis Langkawi attracts affluent travellers with its extensive menu of premium wines, cocktails and cigars. Boasting plenty of natural lighting, fossilised wooden bar tables and a breathtaking view of the Andaman Sea, this elegant nightlife venue is a popular spot for honeymooners and couples looking to unwind in private. Standout drinks include the Lang Mary (RM85) – a localised rendition of a Bloody Mary, with refreshing hints of lemongrass, pandan and tamarind. There’s also the 55th & 5th (RM95) cocktail with champagne, strawberry puree, crème de cassis and lime juice, and The 400 (RM 95), which is a dark rum-based concoction with lime juice, orgeat syrup, ginger beer and Angostura bitters. Live music is held from 21:00 onwards and, if you visit The St. Regis Bar during happy hour (18:00 – 19:00 and 21:00 – 23:00), you get to enjoy two-for-one promos on cocktails, house wines and spirits.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – Late
- Location: The St. Regis Langkawi, Jalan Pantai Beringin, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 960 6666
The Verandah - The Danna LangkawiTelaga Harbour Park
The Verandah is an elegant lounge situated within The Danna Langkawi, Pantai Kok. Perfect for an intimate dinners and casual gatherings, the establishment serves North Indian cuisine and has an extensive range of exquisite wine, liquor, spirits, and cocktails. The Verandah also houses The Drawing Room, a sophisticated wine and cigar room offering over 200 wine labels from France, Spain, Italy, and Australia
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 01:00
- Tel: +604 959 3288
The Sunset DeckBon Ton Resort
The Sunset Deck, located in Bon Ton Resort, is a tranquil establishment that offers a satisfying selection of cocktails, wines, liqueurs and other beverages along with its tapas or mezze menu. With a massive open-air seating area on a wooden platform that is surrounded by palm trees and coconut trees, diners are treated to a lovely view of the sunset as they sip on their favourite cocktails. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 02:00
- Location: Bon Ton Resort Langkawi, Jalan Pantai Cenang
- Tel: +604 955 1688
Rhu Bar at Four Seasons Resort LangkawiTanjung Rhu
Rhu Bar at Tanjung Rhu’s Four Seasons Resort Langkawi is fitted with Indian mogul hanging swings and coloured cushions. This Middle Eastern-inspired bar also faces the tranquil Tanjung Rhu, which is known as one of Asia’s best beaches. Guests can lounge on cosy wicker sofas while enjoying house special cocktails (highly recommended is Sunset at Rhu), exquisite wines and champagnes, single malts and beers, as well as a selection of authentic Japanese snacks such as yakitori, edamame, tempura and sushi rolls.
- Opening Hours: 15:00 – 00:00
- Address: Four Seasons Resort, Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 950 8888
Antero LangkawiPantai Tengah
Antero Langkawi is a two-storey nightlife venue in Pantai Tengah, offering reasonably-priced cocktails and beers, as well as live performances and attentive services all night long. Featuring a tropical vibe, its downstairs bar area overlooks the beach and is fitted with a massive screen that airs live football matches, a pool table and a kitchen serving bar snacks. If you’re in the mood for dancing, head upstairs to enjoy a mix of EDM, house, hip hop tunes, reggae, funk blues and island world music by local artists. Drinks are priced at RM10 upwards, but ladies get to enjoy free flow alcohol every Wednesday until 01:30.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 01:30
- Location: Jalan Teluk Baru,Pantai Tengah, Langkawi
- Tel: +6019 404 0762
Charlie’s Bar & GrillRoyal Langkawi Yacht Club
Charlie’s Bar & Grill serves delectable cocktails and various non-alcoholic beverages to accompany the picturesque sunsets and sensual bellows of the sea. Located within the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, the breezy Charlie’s Bar & Grill is an open-air restaurant and bar sited approximately 500 metres uphill from the jetty at the yacht club, accessible via a fairly long stairway.
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 23:00
- Location: Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, Kuah, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 966 4078
Temoyong Night MarketPantai Cenang
Temoyong Night Market is one of the island’s most popular street bazaars, taking place every Thursday evening in Pantai Cenang’s Kampung Temoyong Village. From 17:00 onwards, local vendors set up makeshift stalls and sell all kinds of local items, including food and snacks, fresh produce, clothes, watches, sunglasses and souvenirs. It’s also popular for sampling various types of freshly prepared Malay dishes, such as pisang goreng (fried bananas), keropok lekor (fish crackers), nasi lemak, fried noodles and nasi ayam (chicken rice).
- Opening Hours: Thursday 17:00 – 20:00
- Address: Kampung Temoyong, Mukim Kedawang, Pantai Cenang