Langkawi, located about thirty kilometers off the coast of northwestern Malaysia, contains a chain of ninety nine islands in the Andaman Sea, five of which appear temporarily during the low tide. The influence of Thai culture and food can be seen in the city from the brief period that it was under Japanese occupation during World War II. Kuah is the Langkawi’s capital as well as its largest town, whereas the largest island in Langkawi is Pulau Langkawi.
Langkawi features various attractions for various types of tourists including Telaga Tuju Waterfalls, also known as Seven Wells, which gets its name from the seven natural pools that run along its path. Tourists can slide down
slick rocks that lead to the pools or even bath in them after climbing more than three hundred steps. The place also offers a jungle trekking course with trails that lead up two different mountains, making the trip well worth the effort. Other popular tourist spots include Gunung Raya, which is the island’s tallest mountain that offers beautiful views from the top, Crocodile Adventureland, which note only features crocodiles and alligators above the count of thousand but also matches between a crocodile and a man, Underwater world, which is an indoor aquarium, Eagle Square, which features a giant statue of an eagle surrounded by beautiful landscapes filed with bridges, scenic ponds and covered terraces and Summer Palace, which was the set for the movie ‘Anna and the King’.
Tourists looking for places that offer more scenic views, Langwaki features various gardens and an Asian themed village. The most popular places include, Laman Padi Rice Garden, which not only features beautiful landscapes and rice fields but also a museum that gives the details about rice cultivation, Legend Garden, which features designs that are based on the Langkawi heritage and the Oriental village, which is an Asian themed village that features jugglers, restaurants, traditional music, palmistry, demonstrations of kite flying, portrait painting as well as elephant rides.
Since Langkawi is made up of various islands, it also houses a number of beaches that attract tourists every year. The most popular beach on the island is Pantai Cenang. Other beaches include Pantai Tengah, Pentai Kok, Tanjung Rhu, Datai Bay, Burau Bay and Pasir Tengkorak, each with their own unique attractions like resorts, rocky outcrops, a mix of white and black sand and limestone caves that are centuries old.
Langwaki also offers various tours that are meant to entertain many different types of tourists. Some of the most attractive and popular ones include exclusive and private yacht charter cruises, Mangrove Tour Langwaki, Island Hopping tours, Jet ski safari, Bird watching tours, Nature walk, Mangrove and limestone cruise and jungle trekking in the rainforest.
Tourists interested in visiting Langkawi can make reservations at The Danna Langkawi Hotel. An exciting and fun place to stay that is surrounded by greenery and a breathtaking view of the marina and the mountains. The hotel features a number of facilities and amenities that make the place to stay for all types of tourists ranging from families to friends to couples.