Want release stress? Definitely interesting places that be your choice.I will help you to list the places of interest to you visit when you are in Pulau Langkawi, Kedah.
Kuah is the largest town on Pulau Langkawi. Kuah is a shopping paradise with many Duty Free Shops. At the jetty, one can use the services of taxis, car or van operators to the many places of interest on the island. There are also car and motorcycle available for rent to those keen on round island trip.
I always go shopping in Idaman Suri, Haji Ismail Group and Plaza Langkawi. Here you can buy all kinds of plates and bowls with various designs and different types of chocolate.
Place of Interest in Langkawi Island
Dataran Lang is strategically located near the Kuah Jetty. Dataran Lang is Langkawi’s most prominent landmark. The main attraction of the square is a magnificent marble statue of a reddish brown eagle that is majestically poised for flight. The square is designed with unique architectural concepts with picturesque terraces, ponds and bridges, restaurants and barrel vaults, which are made of bricks.
Langkawi Cable Car
The Langkawi Cable Car is built approximately 708 metres above sea level. The Langkawi Cable Car is located at Gunung Machinchang. At the peak, the temperature is lower than 4 degree celsius to 5 degree Celsius
Wild Life Park
The Wild Life Park is Asia first Bird paradise with fully covered walkway that enables visitors to visit the Wild Life Park at anytime. At Wild Life Park, there are hundreds of the world’s rarest and most beautiful birds.
Air Hangat Villange
The Air Hangat Village is located at about 14 km northwest of Kuah. The Air Hangat Village is a modern complex. The Air Hangat Village has an 18 metres tall handcrafted stone mural and a three tier hot spring fountain
Langkawi Corcodile Farm
The Langkawi Crocodile Farm is located at Kubang, Badak. The Langkawi Crocodile Farm covers an area of 8 hectares and has more than 1,000 crocodiles of various species
Taman Legenda is located beside the Dataran Lang. Taman Lagenda is the place to go to learn about all the famous legends and myths of Langkawi. This scenic park with its beautiful gardens of vivid local blooms, plants and fruit trees provide a picturesque and fitting backdrop for some fine examples of traditional Malaysian handicraft and cultural objects within the park.
The Mahsuri Mausoleum is situated in Kampong Mawat, about 12 km northwest of Kuah. The Mahsuri Mausoleum was erected in honor of a Langkawi princess, which is known as Mahsuri, who is a fair maiden and was unjustly accused of adultery.
Legend has it that Mahsuri was sentenced to death and in her dying breath she laid a curse on the island that it would remain barren for seven generations. The legend goes on to say that when she was executed she bled white blood, signifying her innocence.
Pulau Singa Besar
In 1988, Pulau Singa Besar was gazette as a forest reserve and a permanent bird and animal sanctuary. There are protected animals such as monkeys, mousedeers, peacocks and many species of birds are found on in Pulau Singa Besar,
Pulau Payar Marine Park
a wildlife sanctuary that is located on the West Coast of Pulau Langkawai.
The Pulau Payar Marine Park comprises of four uninhabited islands, which are the Payar, Lembu, Kaca and Segantang. The Pulau Payar Marine Park makes up Malaysia’s oldest marine park sanctuary.
These islands are famous for the varied and colorful marine creatures that offer the best diving sites on west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Visitors are advised to charter boats to get to this island. The journey takes about 3 hours.
Pulau Dayang Bunting (Lake Of Pregnant Lady)
The Pulau Dayang Bunting is located at the southwest of Langkawi Island. The Pulau Dayang Bunting is a small island that is covered with green lush forests. In the centre of the island locates a large and beautiful lake named Tasik Dayang Bunting or “Lake of the Pregnant Lady”. The hills that form the backdrop to the lake looks like the outline of the body of a pregnant woman who is lying down on her back.
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Tanjung Rhu is one of Langkawi’s most beautiful beaches. The beach is lined with whispering casuarina trees and has a pleasing, relaxing feel to Tanjung Rhu.
Beach of Black Sand
Beach of Black Sand is situated north of Langkawi. As the name suggested, the sand of the beach is amazingly black. Dazzling in the sunlight, the black sands never fail to fascinate and arouse the sense of wonder of its visitors.
Pantai Cenang is Langkawi’s liveliest beach. With white sandy beaches and coconut trees that sway in the breeze, Pantai Cenang is ideal for those who want to have a getaway for a relaxing holiday.
Telaga Tujuh (Seven Wells)
Literally Telaga Tujuh means “Seven Wells”. Telaga Tujuh is actually a series of crystal clear waterfalls running 100 metres down through seven rejuvenating natural pools.
Trekking up to the falls is indeed a challenge as the paths are slippery. Visitors attempting this feat are advised to be cautious, as at certain parts of the falls, there is sudden drop of over 91 metres.
Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave)
One of several cave attractions in Langkawi island, this 60 metre-long cave derived its name from its most notorious inhabitants, the fruit bats. The trip to Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave) is a great way to enjoy Langkawi's natural beauty as you will need to take a boat ride up Kilim River. The cave is located along one of the Kilim River tributaries.