Langkawi, Malaysia

Preparing for Your Trip to Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi, a world-renowned island resort, is also situated in Kedah. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea and is the first recognized UNESCO Global Geopark in Southeast Asia since 2007. Langkawi is connected by air to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore. The Senandung Langkawi express train departs from Kuala Lumpur and stops at major towns in Kedah such as Alor Setar, Sungai Petani and Gurun. Visitors heading to Langkawi can disembark at Alor Setar and proceed to the island by a ferry. The jumping off points to Langkawi are situated in Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis. Langkawi is also a stopover for the luxury liner, Star Cruises. Visitors from Thailand can sail into Langkawi from Satun.


Langkawi International Airport (LGK)

Kedah Tourism Office

Phone : +604-7312322/ +604-7301322
Email :

Kedah map and guide:

Download Here

Tourist Information Center

Langkawi International Airport Arrival Hall, Padang Matsirat.
Phone : +604-9557155

Kuah Jetty Point Complex, outside the Jetty Point Shopping Mall and on the other side of the road.
Phone : + 604-9660494

Kuah Town Centre
Email :

Best Time to Visit

  • Good weather: January to March, June and July
  • Rainy weather: October and November
  • Number of visitors is high in January, February, July, August and December.
  • Number of visitors is low in March to June, September to November.

Best Photo Spots 

  • Seven Wells Waterfall (Telaga Tujuh) Map
  • Pantai Cenang (Chenang Beach) Map
  • Tanjung Rhu beach Map
  • Sky Bridge Map
  • Eagle Square Map
  • Paradise 101 Map

Must Try Foods in Langkawi

  • Red Tomato, Map
  • The Beach Grill Map
  • Kolma Map
  • The Fat Frog Map
  • Yellow Beach Cafe Map
  • Street food from night market:
    Monday: Ulu Melaka Night Market (10-minute drive from airport)
    Tuesday: Kedawang Night Market (10-minute drive from Pantai Cenang)
    Wednesday: Kuah Town Night Market (5-minute drive from Eagle Square)
    Thursday: Bohor Temonyong Night Market (10-minute walk from Pantai Cenang)
    Friday: Ayer Hangat Night Market (10-minute drive to Tanjung Rhu Beach)
    Saturday: Kuah Town Night Market (5-minute drive from Eagle Square)
    Sunday: Padang Matsirat Night Market (5-minute drive from airport)

Recent Reviews for Hotels in Langkawi