Update on 2012/12/26
The Golf Club Datai Bay (2-3hr)
World-class Golfing in Langkawi
Nestled away between the mountains and the sea, this par-72 golf course is set within a lsh enclave at the foothills of Gunung Mat Chinchang. With the picturesque Andaman Sea looming to its far east, the Golf Club Datai Bay offers the best of golfing and a rewarding vista.
18 Holes (RM500.00), 9 Holes (RM400.00)
Jalan Datai, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9592700)
Temurun Waterfalls (0.5-1hr)
Great Spot for a Swim and a Picnic
The Temurun Waterfall is a 30-meter waterfall which cascades down to the northern slope of Gunung Mat Chinchang – the second hightest peak on Langkawi Island after Gunung Raya. You can come to Temurun Waterfall for a cooling dip and a picnic with the family during the weekends.
Open 24 Hours, daily
Jalan Datai, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9667789)
Oriental Village (1.5-2hr)
Get the Oriental Feel in Langkawi
Located next to a beautiful lake, the Oriental Village is designed with elements of a contemporary village that features Asian architecture and inspired by traditional Asian culture. The Oriental Village also serves as the entrance to the Langkawi Geopark. The Oriental Village also offers activities such as mini flying fox.
Village accessible 24 hours, Shopes 10:00-19:00, daily
Karung Berkunci 200, The Oriental VIllage, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9593099)
The Loaf (Telaga Harbour Park)
Traditional Japanese Pastry and Bread Specialist
For Japanese food lovers, be sure to drop by The Loaf the next time you come to Langkawi. Opened by Malaysia’s former Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, The Loaf offers a variety of more than 60 types of bread and pastry as well as main courses to choose from.
Tun’s Breakfast, Pain Aux Raisin
C9 Perdana Quay, Telaga Harbour Park, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9594866)
Hamachi Japanese Restaurant
For Lovers of Japanese and Fusion Food
Featuring both indoor and outdoor seating areas, which are fittingly designed in Japanese-style, Hamachi Japanese Restaurant also offers a variety of other menu in addition to Japanese food. The outside seating area offers a beautiful view of the harbor where you can see passing yachts and the soothing blue sky.
Teriyaki Chicken (RM25.00), Salmon Sashimi (RM20.00)
A3&A4 Perdana Quay, Telaga Harbour Park, Langkawi, Kedah (+6012-4763268)
Telaga Harbour Lighthouse (1hr)
A Great Place to View Sunset
This lighthouse marks the entrance to Langkawi’s Mediterranean-styled marina. Used as a guidance tower for marine vessels that are coming into Telaga Harbour, the lighthouse’s exterior resembles an intricately laid stack of rocks. Standing at about 15-meter tall, it’s a perfect spot to enjoy sunset from the Straits of Malacca.
Open 24 Hours, daily
Off Jalan Telok Burau, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9667789 (Langkawi Tourism))
Pisang Handicraft & Art Village (1.5-2hr)
Handicrafts and All Things Artsy
Pisang Handicraft & Art Village offers a myriad of interesting souvenir items ranging from hand-painted batik cloths to local-made handicrafts and so much more. There is also a gallery at this art village that showcases the fine pieces of art which are on sale.
Homemade Batik (RM60.00++), Gamat Soap (RM6.90++), Pewter (RM48.00++)
Lot 1343, Kampung Lawer, Mk. Padang Matsirat, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9557730)
Grilled Seafood Goodness!
If you’re in Langkawi, be sure to check out Restoran Hj Ramli that is famous for its grilled fish specialty and sour-spicy Southern Thai fare. In addition to freshly-caught grilled fish, you can also opt for other types of grilled seafood such as prawn and squid.
Grilled Cencaru (RM2.50/100grams), Kampung Fried Rice (RM4.00)
Jalan Pantai Chenang, Langkawi, Kedah (+6012-4984160)
Restoran Hj Ramli
Satay Lovers Behold!
A simple restaurant along the roadside of Pantai Cenang (Cenang Beach), Restoran Hj Ramli is famous for its delicious satay (grilled meat on skewers) which is marinated using a special ingredient mix of turmeric, garlic, onions and other spices. The satay goes well with peanut gravy and traditional nasi himpit.
A plate of 10 sticks (RM7.00)
Jalan Pantai Chenang, Langkawi, Kedah (+604-9667789 Langkawi Tourism)