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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cable Car
“You can see most of Langkawi Island from the top of the cable car. Not recommended for people who are afraid of heights although it's safe. There's a skywalk which is a see-through bridge for the gutsy! Beautiful views!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cable Car
“Panorama Langkawi is located on the southwest coast of Langkawi island. The cable car ride will bring you all the way up to about 708 meters above sea level. This journey covers a total distance of 2.2 km linking the Base Station at the foothill of Machinchang mountain to Top Station at the mountain summit & to the SkyBridge.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Establishment
“This place is all fresh and all service! Many dishes western, Mexican, and English choices. Dinners for the week will be provided by this fine establishment.”
  • 1 local recommends
Beach
“Magnificent Beach together with many shops and restaurants. All you need in one place.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Underwater World Langkawi is one of the largest marine and fresh water aquaria in South East Asia. Since the start of its operation on 26 August 1995, it has become one of the must visit tourist destinations in Langkawi and has attracted a large number of foreign as well as local tourists. The concept and theme of Underwater World Langkawi are geared towards Knowledge, Education and Entertainment. It is built to raise awareness on the importance of conserving our precious aquatic life forms, thus creating understanding of the deep and inseparable bond between man and nature. Unique to Underwater World Langkawi is the gigantic 15-meter long walk-through tunnel consisting of 500,000 liter seawater which houses many big fishes and sea creatures.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Pantai Cenang is the busiest beach town on Langkawi Island, where you can find a diverse mix of cafes and restaurants, as well as souvenir shops, and duty-free outlets along its picturesque beach strip. Just a 10-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport, it’s a popular holiday destination for travelling families thanks to its kid-friendly attractions such as Underwater World Langkawi, Rice Garden Museum, and Kiki Club at Meritus Pelangi Resort & Spa.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
  • 5 locals recommend
Spa
“This location is the NEWEST Alun-Alun Spa is located 5 min from the Village Villas where you will stay and will provide a 45 min foot spa for each guest!”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“Langkawi takes its name from his Giant Eagle. A must see sight near the Jetty and Lagenda park.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous seafoods restaurant in Chenang Beach area, there's usually a wait but food taste is good and price is reasonable. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Ok, so I'm not part of the party crowd. But it's no secret that the local islanders head here during nightfall for their clubbing. Busier after 12 mid nite. Price of drinks on the high side though.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Easy one-stop location for bank/money changer, duty-free and personal care shopping.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“Serves amazing food and drinks (alcohol). If you are looking for a place to chill while staring at the sunset spreading across the horizon, this is a definite go-to venue. Great for hang-outs too!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Mountain
“This is one of the owner's favorite places in the world. The road up Gunung Raya is ~12Km long, it takes you through the various strata of tropical rain forest. Wind the windows down on your car to experience the sounds and smells of nature. The best times to go are early morning before before 9:30am and late afternoon about 6pm as you might be lucky enough to see and hear Great and Lesser Hornbills leaving or returning to their nests. On a clear day it is worth the trip any time during daylight hours. The vistas across the island at many of the parking spots give a great sense of the island. DO NOT visit during or just after heavy rain. Landslips do happen and the road isn't great.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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