Pulau Payar is not only an island but also the largest marine park of Langkawi. About 45 minutes from Kuah pier, this area has an extremely diverse ecosystem, from the colorful coral reefs, colorful fishes to other colorful marine creatures.

Scuba diving in Pulau Payar marine park
Or swimming with the small fishes here is also very great. Image credit: langkawi budget trip blog.

You can take a boat ride to come here and join the scuba diving or snorkeling activities in order to explore the glorious marine life beneath the crystal water here.

Coming to Tanjung Rhu

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Picture: langkawi blog review.


Tanjung Rhu beach is one of the best sites in Langkawi. Picture: langkawi blog review.

Tanjung Rhu is located in a separate resort, so the quality of the beach here is really good. The white sand is fine like sugar, while the water is clear like crystal. This beach is also one of the best places to enjoy the sunset in Langkawi.

Visiting Langkawi night market

Coming to Langkawi night market a bit early can help you avoid hustling in the crowd
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Picture: langkawi blog review.

The night markets of Langkawi are always attractive to every tourist, thanks to its bustling atmosphere, its variety of goods and the reasonable price of the items here. You can find the items with the cheapest price in the Bazar area, or you can go to the famous night markets like Cenang and Kuah.

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Foto: langkawi budget travel blog.


However, these markets are not opened up every day. Therefore, in order not to waste your time uselessly, ask the hotel staff before coming to any night market here!

Visiting Galeria Perdana

The exterior off Galeria Perdana
The interior off Galeria Perdana. Foto: langkawi budget travel blog.



This is the largest handicraft center of Langkawi. When coming to Galeria Perdana, you can find more than 2,500 items made by artisans from all over the island. You can go sightseeing, take pictures and of course, find for yourself some local souvenirs to bring home as a gift.

Exploring Pulau Dayang Bunting

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This place looks like a pregnant woman. Foto: langkawi budget travel blog.
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Photo by: langkawi travel bog.

This special island looks exactly like a pregnant woman. In addition, on the island, there is also a beautiful lake, people here believe that this lake can bring blessings to those who are looking forward to having children.



Thanks to its special shape and the legend inherent in this place, this destination has a big, strange attractiveness to every curious visitors.

In addition to walking around the lake or swimming, you can also take part in recreational activities such as rowing banana boat, jet skiing, fishing, or having dinner in the cool breezes while listening to the rhythm of the waves,…

Participating in the mangrove tour

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Photo by: langkawi travel bog.
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Image by: langkawi trip blog.
Mangrove tour is an interesting activity in Langkawi

Along with the great marine ecosystem, another fancy natural feature of Langkawi is mangrove forest. The luxuriant growth of mangroves makes the exploration mangrove tour an extremely worthwhile option when traveling to Langkawi.


Kilim Geopark. Image by: langkawi trip blog 2017.

One of the best places to experience this interesting journey is the Kilim Geopark – Langkawi’s most popular geological park.

Taking part in the sunset-watching tour


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Image by: langkawi trip blog.

In addition to watching the sunset on the islands, you can also get on a cruise and make a tour of the sea around Langkawi and enjoy the beautiful sunset of this place. These cruises often depart 1 to 2 hours before the last sunshine of the day disappears, so, besides watching the romantic sunset, you will have time to enjoy the sea breeze and fresh air of the ocean.

Enjoying the sunset of Langkawi on a yacht is definitely a great experience
Sunset on the beach in Langkawi

Some tours also offer some services like Jacuzzi bath and dinner on the yacht to ensure their tourists have an absolutely perfect holiday.

Coming to Pulau Beras Basah

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Image by: langkawi trip blog.
Pulau Beras Basah has long coconut lines and beautiful beach
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Credit: langkawi blog.

Pulau Beras Basah owns a pristine beach and a long sand stretching endlessly. The beach is surrounded by the green, fresh lines of palm and coconut.

The water level here is suitable for children as well

Especially, the water area near the shore is truly a shallow so if you don’t know how to swim or go with children, this will be the most appropriate place for you to enjoy your relaxing time without worrying about the accidents.

Visiting Pulau Singa Besar

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Credit: langkawi blog.
You can watch the wildlife of Langkawi

Pulau Singa Besar is a great place for tourists to experience the interesting wildlife of Langkawi. This is a place where the eagles and hornbills fly everywhere freely, while the snakes, monkeys, iguanas, peacocks,… wander around without being afraid of human.


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Photo by: langkawi travel bog.
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Image credit: langkawi budget trip blog.

Located just 17 km from the main island, if you want to really explore the wild, untouched nature, Pulau Singa Besar is definitely a destination that can’t be missed.

Visiting Langkawi Sky Bridge


The Sky Bridge from a certain distance

Situated on the top of the highest mountain in the area, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is the unique touristic bridge in Malaysia.

On the Sky Bridge. Image credit: langkawi budget trip blog.
The view from the Sky Bridge is very beautiful

With the shape of a cloud strip surrounding the peak of the mountain. You can come here to conquer the “roof” of Langkawi and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Langkawi below.

Trying Langkawi Cable

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Photo by: langkawi travel bog.
The cable car system in Langkawi is very modern

This is the special cable car linking the Oriental village to the giant suspension bridge – Langkawi Sky Bridge. From the cabins of this cable car, you can admire the magnificent panorama of Langkawi and the famous suspension bridge here as well.


Oriental village. Photo by: langkawi travel bog.

Also, thanks to traveling by this system, you can easily come to the beautiful Oriental village of Langkawi.

Langkawi eagle watching
Langkawi tour will definitely be one of the best trips in your life

Langkawi travel blog: What and where to eat in Langkawi?

langkawi street food
Langkawi street food

Traveling to Langkawi is not enough if only just sightseeing, so that your trip is perfect, enjoy the food here is not to be missed. Come here, you will enjoy many delicious and unique dishes such as: Nasi Kandar, Char Kuey Teow, Hokkien Mee, Koay Mooi Kee, crispy fried squid, pork ribs rice, grape pickle, banana grill… There are countless other tempting dishes in Langkawi that if you have the opportunity to come here once, you should enjoy.

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Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar has curry sauce with spicy, warm spices. This dish is served with hot rice and other foods such as beef, chicken, shrimp, omelette, bitter melon, egg plant… The price depends on quantity and ingredients.

Koay Mooi Kee

Koay Mooi Kee
Koay Mooi Kee

Koay Mooi Kee is white rice served with curry. You can ask for fried fish, fried chicken and some other food of your choice. Price 3 RM for a box.

Char Kuey Teow


Stir-fried noodles with fish, vegetables and sauces are priced at 3 RM.

Hokkien Mee

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Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee has a sweet taste from pork, squid, sambal belacan create hot spicy and pungent. A Hokkien Mee plate costs 2 R.M.


Chicken satay with spicy peanut sauce

Satay, skewered meat is marinated with peanuts and some special spices and then grill on the hot charcoal stove costs 1.5 RM a skewer.

Below are some best places to eat delicious, cheap in Langkawi you should not miss

  • La Sal @ Casa del Mar: Jalan Pantai Cenang
  • Mangoes Bar and Grill: Jalan Kuala Teriang
  • Nasi Kandar Tomato: Jalan Pantai Cenang (opposite Langkawi Boutique Hotel)
  • The Cliff Restaurant & Bar: Lot 63 and 40, Jalan Pantai Chenang
The Cliff Restaurant & Bar
The Cliff Restaurant & Bar

In addition, just 1 – 4 RM you can enjoy a lot of delicious, attractive, indispensable street food in Langkawi.

Langkawi travel blog (Langkawi blog): Shopping in Langkawi

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Langkawi shop

Langkawi is considered a duty-free paradise for travelers. The main products are wine, chocolate and cigarettes.

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The shopping areas you should try are the Bazar Night Market (with affordable price), the area around the Under Water World, the Jetty Point shopping complex next to the Eagle square, the Saga Center shopping mall in central Kuah Town.

Cenang Mall. Credit image: langkawi travel blog.
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Jetty points duty free
Cigars Langkawi
Cigars Langkawi
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Langkawi chocolate
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Langkawi wine. Credit image: langkawi travel blog.

The night markets in Langkawi open on specific days of the week. The night market in Cenang is open on Thursday night. The Kuah Town area opens Saturday night. Night markets at other locations open on Wednesdays or Sundays. The opening hours of night markets here from 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm.


Langkawi night-market. Credit image: langkawi travel blog.

Some Langkawi shopping malls

  • Jetty Point Duty Free Complex: next to the Eagle square
  • Saga Shopping Center: Jln Penarak, 07000 Kuah, Kedah
  • Cote De Perfume: 16, Jalan Pandak Mayah 6, Pusat Bandar Kuah
  • Langkawi Parade Mega Mall: Langkawi Parade Kuah
Seagull Coffee House

Once coming to the eagle island – Langkawi, you should never miss the opportunity to explore the wonderful islets which are as charming as the paradise and the wonderful natural beauty here. Hope that with the travel experiences in Langkawi mentioned above, you will have a truly awesome and memorable journey!

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Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in and from Langkawi you can refer to

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Downtown of Kuala Lumpur

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