What To See In Langkawi
Langkawi Island is known for its legendary and a magical stories which is also known as the Jewels of Kedah.
Featuring historic sights and vast gastronomy venues the island is an oasis of the seas sited between the Straits of Malacca and the Andaman Sea. This duty-free isle is a shopper’s paradise with booze, chocolate and cigarettes at dirt cheap prices.
Langkawi comes from words 'Lang' (the brown eagles) and 'Kawi' (the local manganese stones). As you can see, the main symbol of Langkawi is the brown eagles. When visitors land by the ferry, they are greeted by the eagles clutching to the manganese stones monument. Your visit to Langkawi will not be meaningful if you do not visit the Eagle Square which is situated near the Jetty Point.
Langkawi's main attractions are the virgin sandy beaches where the beaches have gently continental slope and clear water. With the collection of thickly forested tropical isles, mountains and beaches, it is the first UNESCO endorsed Geopark in South East Asia. As you drive along, the swaying coconut & palm trees, the lush greenery of the rain forests, the fresh breeze from the ocean and wonderful view of the coastline will often be your company.
As one of the most popular islands in Malaysia, there’s a wide array of things to do in Langkawi due to its picturesque landscape of sprawling beaches and crystal blue waters, dense rainforests, and pristine waterfalls.
Following are the top attractions and places to visit in Langkawi.