An archipelago of 99 islands set just 30km off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Langkawi is one of Malaysiaâ€™s best-known and most popular beach destinations. Blending historical attractions, great fare, excellent diving opportunities, exciting nightlife and dirt-cheap shopping, this duty-free island is truly an oasis of the seas. Langkawiâ€™s pristine beaches are rated among the best in the world while its vast roads provide easy access to many historical landmarks and picturesque attractions, perfect for those exploring via rented vehicles.
Langkawi Sky Cab:Catch a
ride on one of the worldâ€™s steepest cable cab and observe at close range the
unique geological formations of the island and the western sea coast. The
journey includes the worldâ€™s longest free span for a single rope cable car at
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park: Experience
the wonders of nature at Langkawiâ€™s coastal mangrove forest. Trek the forest
reserve via boat and learn all about its ecology, medicinal plants, migratory
birds and admire the natural beauty of the overhanging Bogak tree, tree crabs,
macaques and unique limestone formations, just to name a few.
One of Langkawiâ€™s best known manmade attractions, Dataran Lang,
also known as Eagle Square, is a 12 metre-tall sculpture of an eagle poised to
take flight is displayed atop an elevated platform. Located at the southeast
corner of Pulau Langkawi, Dataran Lang offers breathtaking views of Kuah Bay,
as well as housing beautiful miniature fountains, terraces and bridges.
Langkawi Bird Paradise, five-acre Park situated along Jalan Ayer
Hangat, is home to over 2,500 exotic birds from 150 species such as canaries,
owls, eagles, toucans, hornbills and flamingos. The park also features a
walk-in aviary with a 15m manmade waterfall. About ten minutes from Kuah, the
complex is also known as the Taman Burung Langkawi or Langkawi Wildlife Park.