The best beach resorts in Langkawi are the perfect stay options for travelers who want to stay close to the island’s crystal clear waters and expansive beaches. These beachfront accommodations range from opulent resorts with traditional wooden villas nestled within a lush rainforest to sleek and modern properties with easy access to Langkawi’s numerous historical attractions. Langkawi is well-regarded as one of the country’s premier holiday destinations due to its excellent diving opportunities, exciting nightlife, tantalizing local and international fare, not forgetting its dirt-cheap shopping outlets – all of which are accessible via rented vehicle and public transportation.
Traveling in Malaysia is quite convenient since it has some major bus terminals and express buses are the preferred mode of transport here. Tickets for which can be booked online from redbus
The Danna Langkawi
The Danna Langkawi is a five-star luxury resort found around the corner from Oriental Village along Pantai Kok with a collection of 125 light filled rooms and suites, five food and wine venues and spa treatments that exceed expectations. Divided into eight categories, lodging units range in size from 60sqm to 600sqm with private balconies offering views over the rainforest and ocean. British colonial charm is conveyed with minimal fuss but to maximum effect courtesy of polished timber floors, handcrafted bamboo shoot carpets, local artwork and custom-made antique woodwork. Especially ideal for leisure-seekers and couples, standard in-room amenities include typical five-star hotel amenities such as a fully-stocked mini bar, free coffee and tea-making facilities and a bathroom with his and her sinks, rainforest shower and tub.
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi sits along Jalan Pantai Tengah, spanning across 35acres and offering 51 exclusive single and double-storey timber chalets on stilts. The resort is designed to resemble a traditional Malay village and in keeping with this theme each chalet has an open-air veranda and sloping roof with exposed roof tiles and trusses, while the interior is decorated with sisal carpet panels and nyatoh flower motifs. There are nine room types available at this five-star beachfront property, with the smallest chalet (the Garden Terrace) sized at 46.5sqm: in-room amenities include standard hotel offerings such as free coffee- and tea-making facilities, a colour TV with cable programming, hairdryer and more.