Langkawi attractions things to do & see on holiday
Pantai Cenang: Malaysia's most developed west-coast beach, its shores are an irresistible mix of white sand, turquoise-blue waters and verdant coconut-palms.
Popular with locals and visitors alike it's night-life is sedate, civilised, the ideal place to sit with a chilled drink watching the spectacular sunset over the ocean.
Kuah: Langkawi's main town is the main entry point for most of the ferries coming from the mainland, making it a convenient and attractive place to stay.
Kuah is blossoming as a commercial center with shopping complexes, restaurants, hotels and local gift-shops growing at a rapid rate.
It has a busy night-scene which consists mostly of eating out in the many seafood restaurants, and drinking in the bars and pubs located in many of it's hotels.Dataran Lang: Also known as Eagle Square, Dataran Lang is one of Langkawi's best known attractions. A large sculpture of a sea-eagle, the 12 metre-tall statue is one of the island's most instantly recognizable monuments.
The surrounding square is landscaped with ponds, terraces and bridges, making it a pleasant location to take a walk and admire the ocean-view.
Al-Hana Mosque: The largest and most popular mosque in Langkawi. The magnificent Moorish style, peach-and-gold mosque is topped with a gleaming golden dome and enjoys a great location close to the waterfront.
Langkawi Cable Car: Take a ride to the top of Mount Mat Cincang, the island's second highest peak. Arriving at the observatory deck you can enjoy the magnificent view of the horizon, the island's landscape, skyline and surrounding seas.
Underwater World: Underwater World Langkawi is one of the island's best-known attractions and is Malaysia's largest aquarium. It houses over 200 different species of marine and freshwater fish including seals, rockhopper penguins, sharks, giant rays and the gigantic Amazonian arapaima, the world's biggest freshwater fish.
Other options include: Mangrove Safari ( the mangrove forest boat tour takes you along the most beautiful seascapes on the island where you can see majestic limestone rock formations and sea stacks rising from the ocean ), Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls ( Seven Wells) (this waterfall is named after the seven pools along its path which you can also bathe in ), Oriental Village ( Asian-themed village featuring snake charmers, traditional music ).
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