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  • A walkway through the trees along one of Langkawi's beaches
  • A tropical beach on Langkawi Island - a great destination inclusion for Malaysia tours.
  • A bridge and platform for great views of Langkawi island
  • Blue sky and clear water

If looking for a special beach stay, on a Malaysia vacation, officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, Langkawi Island is an archipelago, comprising 99 islands (with an extra 5 islands being revealed during low tide), situated in the Andaman Sea. Located in the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border, Langkawi Island is located 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia, separated by the Straits of Malacca.

With a total land mass of 47,848 hectares, the main island of Langkawi (or Pulau Langkawi) itself measures 32,000 hectares, spanning 25 km north to south and a few more km east to west. While two-thirds of the island is dominated by forest-covered mountains, hills, and natural vegetation, its coastal areas consist of flat, alluvial plains, accented by limestone ridges.

Pulau Langkawi is one out of the only four islands of all 99 to be inhabited, with the other three being Pulau Tuba, Pulau Rebak, and Pulau Dayang Bunting. 90% of the population is Malay, with the remaining ethnic groups being Chinese, Thai, and Indian.

Langkawi Island features two island areas. The Southern Islands, with a high tourist population, feature white sand beaches, watersports, bars, and restaurants, while the islands to the northeast are more secluded.

The Langkawi Cable Car takes visitors on a Malaysia tour up to the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang, where the Langkawi Sky Bridge is located.

In 2007, Langkawi Island was given World Geopark status by UNESCO, as demonstrated by its lush vegetation, and exotic flora and fauna.



Malaysia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Malaysia vacations.

Learn about the history and culture of Malaysia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Malaysia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, and 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Malaysia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Malaysia tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Malaysia tour, consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.


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Langkawi Island

  • Luxury Langkawi Island Escape

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: This tropical island of many secluded coves, excellent beaches and a mountainous backdrop, Langkawi is for someone wanting serenity, scenery and all the facilities of a first class resort.
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,532
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Malaysia See Trip Details
  • Classic Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Penang & More

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: From colonial settlements to the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia invites you to experience its diversity.
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,489
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Malaysia See Trip Details
  • City & Beach Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Experience Malaysia’s vibrant city and beach culture on this journey through the country. Begin in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, where you’ll gaze upon the Petronas Twin Towers and experience its world-famous food and shopping scene, before heading to Langkawi Island to relax in a beach resort set alongside the jungle.
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,691
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Private Experiences
    Malaysia See Trip Details
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