Langkawi is blessed with breathtaking natural beauty and offers endless adventure opportunities to travellers. Some of the best attractions here are beaches, sprawling parks, iconic structures, and popular sites for water sports. If you haven’t already been to the island, here are the top 10 draws of a vacation at the Jewel of Kedah, Langkawi.
Jet Ski Island Tour
For some travellers, this is the highlight of their vacation in Langkawi. There are a lot of local companies offering Jet Ski rides to as many as 8 islands from local beaches. Travellers can see many notable natural attractions at once during these rides.
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Marvel at the beauty of Tanjung Rhu beach, which is located at the northern tip of the island. This isolated fine sandy beach offers stunning views of the islands in front of it. Its beauty is increased many fold by the surrounding limestone cliffs and rain-forests.
Get a nice dose of adrenaline rush as you indulge in parasailing and also enjoy a bird’s eye view of the natural beauty of the beaches of Langkawi. Enjoy excellent views of the 99 islands that make up Langkawi, the white sandy beaches, and the various shades of blue in its waters.
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls
Enjoy swimming at the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, which literally means Seven Wells Waterfalls. The Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls is a series of seven linked natural pools, which receive water from seven separate waterfalls in Gunung Mat Cincang.
Langkawi Cable Car
Experience the thrilling vertiginous 15-minute ride on the Langkawi Cable Car, which will transport you to the top of Mount Mat Cincang. The ride is famous for offering awe-inspiring views of surrounding rainforests, islets, and waterfalls.
Pulau Payar Marine Park
Visit the enchanting Pulau Payar Marine Park, which is a popular spot for snorkelling and diving. Get mesmerised by the stunning Coral Garden, an isolated part of the park that is home to colourful corals.
Langkawi Sky Bridge
A must-visit attraction, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125 metre-long curved pedestrian bridge built at heights of around 700 metres above sea level. Enjoy magnificent views of the Gunung Mat Cincang, Telaja Tujuh waterfalls, and numerous islets from the SkyBridge.
Langkawi Arts in Paradise 3D Museum
A great attraction for families, especially with kids, the Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D Museum is an interactive 3D museum containing over 200 almost lifelike artworks. Have fun getting photographed at the museum, which is said to be the biggest 3D art museum in Malaysia and second biggest across the world.
Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise
Another popular hangout for families and animal lovers, visit the Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise to discover more than 2,500 exotic birds belonging to around 150 species. Enjoy spotting canaries, ducks, parakeets, owls, eagles, toucans, hornbills, and flamingos among others.
Underwater World Langkawi
Yet another attraction for families and animal lovers, the Underwater World Langkawi is home to over 500 species of sea creatures. Explore the place to spot harbour seals, rockhopper penguins, seahorses, and mandarin ducks.