While visiting this archipelago of 99 islands, it is easy to see why Langkawi is branded a tropical paradise colloquially and the Jewel of Kedah officially.
Based in the Andaman Sea some thirty kilometres from mainland Malaysia, Langkawi boasts clear turquoise waters, fine white sands and lush, outstanding natural beauty. Delving further in from the main beaches, you will find yourself in scenic, rural Malaysia where you can explore its traditional villages – or Kampungs as they are also known.
If tropical serenity, great diving and exquisite unspoiled beaches are what you are after then you won’t be disappointed with Langkawi.
When to go
The best months to visit are December to March, but it is fine all year round.
What to do
- Take in the spectacular views in the Langkawi Cable Car