Langkawi Island The City Of Tourism






About Langkawi

The Isles of paradise

On the northern-western part of Malaysia where the Andaman Sea meets the Straits of Malacca, lies a group of islands sanctuary to some of the most ancient rainforests in the world teeming with exotic flora and fauna. A view of these islands from the air is truly breathtaking.

Within a cluster of islands is the largest island called Langkawi which is almost as large as the island of Singapore. Surrounded by white sandy beaches scattered along its coast, the island possesses ancient rainforest with captivating wildlife, numerous mysterious caves, limestone hills and rustic villages along with the island's fascinating legends, all this makes it an idyllic holiday destination.

Langkawi is fast growing as an international destination for tourists from all over the world. There are two entry points to come to Langkawi. There are ferry services which runs daily from Penang, Kuala Perlis, Kuala Kedah and also from the port of Satun in Thailand ferrying visitors to Langkawi. The Langkawi international airport is also located here catering for both domestic and international flights.

From Chalets to Hotels and Luxury Resorts, each visitor has a choice of accommodation to choose from.

Langkawi was declared a duty-free port as of the 1st of January 1987 to encourage more tourists to come to the island. Most of the shops and shopping centres are mainly concentrated in Kuah, the main town. Langkawi is also host to a number of international exhibitions, festivals and sporting activities.

A place of peace and tranquility for travelers, Langkawi is also a big attraction for meetings, incentives and conferences and one will find it a perfect setting for a holiday that combines business and pleasure.

Every visitor who comes to Langkawi will find it a perfect getaway as there are so many interesting things to explore. Many have returned back again as they soon discover that the people here are friendly, extremely polite and our service comes with true warm Malaysian hospitality.

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