Come experience the magical tranquility of Malaysia's Eagle Island, the city of legends called Langkawi. Visit Langkawi Malaysia and discover a land of natural wonders, offering a wide range of shopping possibilities, great outdoor adventures and entertainment long after the sun goes down.
There have been many variations to the legend surrounding the 99 islands of the Langkawi archipelago. Langkawi is now one of the most sought after tropical getaways in South-east Asia, but it has not always been so. This idyllic spot is not only famous for world class resorts or its mythical tales but also for its age-old geological wonders each with a timeless story.
Pulau Langkawi is the largest among an archipelago of 99 islands collectively known as Langkawi. Situated off the north-western coast of Peninsular Malaysia, it was once a sanctuary for pirates and today with a resident population of 54,000, it serves as a retreat for visitors near and far for its natural beauty and intriguing folklore. The most comfortable way to reach this exquisite spot is by air from Kuala Lumpur or Penang. The Langkawi International Airport is situated 20 kilometres from Kuah, the main town. Although public transport is limited, touring is not a problem. To best appreciate Langkawi, touring the island on a bicycle or motorcycle would be ideal.