When to visit
The hottest month of the year, there's very little rain. Perfect for lounging on the beach at Pantai Cenang and sipping a cocktail or two as you gaze at the breathtaking sunsets on the horizon
Langkawi Blog posts
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18th September 2018 by StuartReview: Berjaya Langkawi Resort
Langkawi in Malaysia has all the trademarks of a 'paradise island' and is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to the incredible but overcrowded and over-commercialised beaches and islands of Thailand, its closest neighbour. There are a handful of large resorts on the island, and Berjaya Langkawi, in an area called Pantai Kok on the west coast, is among the most popular. I recently spent nine nights at the resort. A spectacular bay surrounded by limestone mountains and jungle, it...
10th October 2018 by StuartThe Scoop: Langkawi
If you're looking for somewhere as breathtakingly beautiful as Thailand's islands and beaches but without the hordes of travellers and rapidly-increasing commercialism, then the stunningly picturesque Langkawi in Malaysia is definitely your place. Turquoise waters, pristine powdery white-sand beaches, swaying coconut trees, intact jungle-covered hills, pretty paddy fields, refreshing waterfalls, and pleasingly affordable - this place has it all - along with some of the best sunsets...