Pantai Tengah’s nightlife scene is an exciting combination of dance-worthy tunes, live band performances, tantalising local and international food, and of course, a wide assortment of alcoholic drinks. Best of all, many nocturnal establishments are situated right by the beach, offering a great view of the Andaman Sea. While the locals are familiar with it – visitors often make the mistake of assuming that Pantai Cenang is the only place to party the night away. Without beating around the bush, we have listed down the Top Ten Nightlife in Pantai Tengah, where revellers can groove to retro, hip hop and techno music until the sun rises.
- 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
Marrakesh Musicteque Club & Lounge
Marrakesh Musicteque Club & Lounge at Aseania Resort Langkawi is the island’s sole nightclub, but it's a good one. This hub of late night festivities features a glitzy Middle Eastern interior, including plush couches, and a massive dancefloor that accommodates up to 200 people at a time. From Tuesday to Sunday, this vibrant nightspot stays busy until 03:00 with live bands or its resident DJ playing a variety of music such as hip hop, trance, and house, depending on the theme of the evening. Unlike conventional nightclubs, it’s free to enter all night long.
- Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 20:00 – 03:00
- Address: Aseania Resort Langkawi, Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi
- Tel: +604 955 2020
Sunba Retro Bar
Sunba Retro Bar, situated in Pantai Tengah, is one of Langkawi’s few clubs that stays open until the wee hours of morning. With pool tables, live music, and a DJ spinning tracks every night, this mega-dance club is a great casual meeting place for after-hour drinks and cocktails. Sunba Retro Bar resembles Phuket and Bali’s nightlife scene with 60s and 80s hits as an aural backdrop. The overall atmosphere is very upscale yet unpretentious with high stools and tables and an interior that is inspired by traditional wooden houses during pre-war Malaysia. Its signature cocktails include Flaming Lamborghini, Sunba Sunba, and the alcohol-infused Milo Ice.
- Opening Hours: Daily 19:00 – 02:00
- Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah
- Tel: +604 953 1801
Sunkarma Chill Out Lounge
Sunkarma Chill Out Lounge is a very posh and uber-trendy lounge where locals and tourists mingle among one another while enjoying delicious cocktails. Located beside the SunSutra Restaurant in Pantai Tengah, the indoor lounge boasts a chic decor of dark furnishings and contemporary artworks adorning the walls. Sunkarma Chill Out Lounge offers both alcoholic and non-alcoholic concoctions, as well as specialty coffee brews and fresh juices. Grab a seat by the bar or plush sofas with a Shirley Temple, Midori Illusion or a Lychee Stinger and watch the hip patrons dance the night away. Guests can also enjoy the cool night air and unwind on comfortable chairs at the outdoor patio area which is decorated with twinkling lights.
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 – 24:00
- Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah
- Tel: +604 953 1801
Bam-Boo-Ba Lounge Bar Langkawi
El Toro Espanol Tapas Bar & Cafe is a cosy establishment that serves up a plethora of good Spanish cuisine and imported wines in Pantai Tengah. Even though it is primarily a restaurant, the bar is actually a fine place to have a drink when the sun goes down. El Toro Espanol Tapas Bar & Cafe has an impressive array of Spanish wines while its red and white sangria draws a strong crowd of locals and tourists alike. With a lovely garden setting, LCD televisions, and soft Latin music playing in the background, El Toro Espanol Tapas Bar & Cafe is a great place to unwind after the sun sets in Pantai Tengah.
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – Late
- Location: Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi
- Tel: +6012 566 0254
Red Sky Restaurant & Bar
Red Sky Restaurant and Bar, conveniently located just opposite the Underwater World Langkawi, is easily recognisable with abstract wall patterns in a vibrant red hue. They offer an extensive menu of both Malaysian and western food including homemade spring rolls, nachos, satay, and chicken wings. Well-frequented by tourists and locals alike, Red Sky Restaurant and Bar serves a wide range of ice cold beers and well-crafted cocktails such as the classic Mojito, Geisha, Latin Lover, and Triple Orgasm. In addition to dirt cheap prices, the bar also offers happy hour promos from 16:00 to 20:00 for its beers and cocktails.
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 24:00
- Address: 6, Casa Fina Avenue, Persiaran Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
- Tel: +604 955 8736
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
Tulsi Garden Restaurant & Bar
Tulsi Garden Restaurant & Bar serves authentic yet decently priced northern and southern Indian fare in Pantai Tengah. With prompt and friendly staff attending to their needs, guests can enjoy a candlelit affair at the al fresco dining section or the cosy indoor area for more privacy. While Tulsi Garden Restaurant & Bar is well-frequented for its tantalising Indian cuisine, it also boasts an extensive cocktail and wine list - its organic Moldovan wine is particularly exquisite. With a garden setting, dimmed lighting, and classical instrumental music playing in the background, Tulsi Garden Restaurant & Bar is perfect for a laidback evening with close friends.
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 00:00
- Address: 1 & 2, Lot 2844, Sun Mall, Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah
- Tel: +604 955 3011
The Pizza Maker Langkawi
The Pizza Maker Langkawi is a casual Italian joint in Pantai Tengah, offering a variety of freshly-made pizzas. Open daily between 17:00, signature pizzas here include the 12-inch Margherita (RM25), Hawaii (RM34), and Tirolese (RM38). You can also customise your own dish with Calzone (RM38), which is a stuffed pizza topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, and three ingredients of your choice such as beef bacon, mushroom, peperoni, rocket leaves, prawn, and tuna. Alternatively, The Pizza Maker Langkawi boasts an extensive menu of pasta and risotto that’s priced at RM18 upwards – we highly recommend the penne arrabiata, spaghetti alla carbonara, and risotto funghi porcini.
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 24:00
- Location: 15, Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi
- Tel: +6017 569 0541
Budaba Bistro, situated next to Green Village Langkawi, is a cosy establishment that serves cheap drinks and delicious fusion dishes. Resembling a massive wooden cottage house, the bar is fully air-conditioned with comfy sofas, high bar stools and wooden bar tables with friendly staff and warm ambience. Budaba Bistro offers an array of cocktails and beers at reasonable prices; a Long Island Tea or Lycheetini mixture cost RM7 while a bottle of beer is only RM4. A great place for casual gatherings, the bar also houses a pool table, table football, and wide screen televisions airing the latest sports matches. Lively promos such as Soul Sister nights or Buddha Bar evenings are also held every day at Budaba Bistro.
- Opening Hours: Wednesday - Monday 18:00 – 03:00
- Address: Green Villa Langkawi, Jalan Pantai Tengah
- Tel: +604 955 3117
One Love Reggae Bar
One Love Reggae Bar, located opposite Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi, is a humble-looking shack that hosts exciting dance parties from midnight until the early hours of morning. Featuring talented local and international DJs spinning dance-worthy tracks that mainly comprise of hip-hop, R&B, 80's and 90's pop hits, as well as reggae, this bar is well-frequented by local youths and tourists and is likely to put a smile on your face and a spring in your step. While One Love Reggae Bar does not have a food menu, it serves the usual assortment of alcoholic beverages. A glass of Carlsberg beer costs RM6, and there are daily ‘Buy 3 free 1’ promotions happening from 19:00 until 23:00.
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 – 04:00
- Address: Pantai Tengah (opposite Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi)
- Tel: +6012 369 7350