Taking part in one of these activities, you will have chance to enjoy the beauty of Langkawi island with long beaches, tropical rainforest and amazing waterfalls. There are a lot of exciting activities for both who love discover nature and love adventure travel. No matter what your hobbies are, Langkawi is the best destination to shake you off the busy life. Here are the list of top 5 activities you must try once in Langkawi.
Scuba diving in Pulau Payar
Scuba diving in Pulau Payar allows you to get closer to colorful coral reefs as well as marine ecosystem. With the price only from 390 ringgit, you can take a boat and immerse yourself in marvelous scenery of Pulau Payar. It takes about 35 minutes by boat or canoe to go the island from Kuah Jetty.
You don’t know swimming or scuba diving? Don’t worry, professional divers will give you some guides and safety rules before you diving. Moreover, visitors also can take 2 hours diving tour in Pulau Payar which allows to swimming freely and play with the large fishes such as manta, barracuda, cod fish and snapper.
Opening hours: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm daily
Address: Pulau Payar Marine Park, Langkawi.
Island hopping is probably the most popular boat tour in Langkawi in which travellers can visit many islands in one tour. Taking this tour, you will explore the main islands and the most prominent island of Langkawi by boat. A standard tour usually starts at 9:00 in the morning and lasts for 3,5 to 4 hours including hotel transfers. The most popular itinerary is Tasik Dayang Bunting (Pregnant Maiden Lake) and Pulau Beras Basah (Wet Rice Island). Some activities travellers can join in this tour are swimming in the fresh water lake, kayaking, diving or even sunbathing.
You also have the opportunity to watch a fantastic natural show in Pulau Singa Besar – the Eagle Feeding. The boatman will stop the engine and throw some chicken pieces out into the water to invite the eagles. And in no time you will see eagles diving down just next to you and clawing up the chicken pieces and eating them as they soar into the sky.
Opening hours: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 to 6:00 pm.
Address: Teluk Baru Jetty, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi.
Dining and watching the sunset
It would be a mistake if you go to the beach without watching the sunset, especially in Langkawi. “Langkawi sunset dinner cruise” will take you to several small islets while you are enjoying your meal. This tour often starts at 5 pm from Awana Porto Malai port, guests can enjoy soda, fruit juice, wine and beer at open-air bar. Some tours also give you a chance to soak in Jacuzzi. Finally, enjoy the beautiful sunset and delicious dinner buffet are experiences that you will never forget in Langkawi.
Opening hours: 5 pm - 8:00 pm
Address: No.4, Rumah Kedei, Jalan Padang Matsirat, Langkawi.
Relaxing at Heavenly Spa
Heavenly Spa by Westin is located in Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa. This Spa offers all the treatments “from head to toe” such as anti-aging facials, body treatments, foot treatments and a variety of massage methods of Malaysian, Ayurveda, Chinese, Turkish, Swedish and Indonesian.
Your face, neck, ears will be massaged with aromatherapy oil before you choose the main treatment method. Couples also can choose Spa by Night where you can enjoy a romantic dining on the beach after relaxing at the Spa.
Opening hours: 9 pm to midnight everyday
Address: The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa.
Horse Riding in Langkawi
Horse riding is a smart option if you want to explore mountains as well as fantastic waterfalls in Langkawi. It only costs about 240 ringgit for 2 hours discovering with full of harness, helmet and experienced guide. You will go to Seven Wells Waterfall in Gunung Mat Cincang and then go to Pantai Kok beach and Telaga port. Here you can see and walk along this beautiful beach.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 7 am to 11 am and 3 pm to 6pm.
Address: The Perdana Stables, Seven Wells Waterfalls, Langkawi.
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