As one of Malaysia’s best known holiday destinations, Langkawi is a beautiful archipelago set alongside the Andaman Sea, full of natural landscapes, expansive parks, and iconic structures. This tropical paradise is the ultimate holiday retreat for anyone looking to relax and unwind, therefore, being home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, you will not be disappointed! So, whether you’re looking swim, sunbathe or snorkel, we’ve got you covered with our extensive guide to the best beaches in Langkawi.
Pantai Cenang Beach
Panti Canang is one of Langkawi’s most famous of beaches and it’s easy to see why, thanks to its soft sands and magnificent views of the western coast. As one of the most popular beaches on the island, there are plenty of places to stay nearby. Alongside offering an array of beach bars, eateries and spas, the beach is also home to one of the most beautiful sunsets in Asia! On top of this it is also ideal for swimming, watersports and families, making it an all-rounder!
Pantai Tengah Beach
For those looking for a more romantic and tranquil setting should check out the mesmerising Pantai Tengah. Set on the western coastline of Langkawi, this picturesque sandy beach is filled with a lot fewer tourists than those found on Pantai Cenang. Therefore, it offers a greater opportunity to relax in relative privacy. Accompanied with several water sports activities such as banana boating and jet skiing, this isolated paradise is perfect for couples seeking a romantic adventure.
Pantai Kok has been rated as another one of Langkawi’s best beaches with its gorgeous stretch of sand that can be found again on the western coast, close by to Langkawi’s famous cable car. Accompanied by a range of bars and restaurants, visitors can romance over the glorious sunset as they overlook the coast and indulge in the beaches crystal clear waters and spectacular views of the bay.
Tanjung Rhu Beach
This beautifully secluded beach is located at the northeastern end of Langkawi. The emerald green water and soft scenic backdrop creates perfectly picturesque setting. Set away from all the popular tourist spots, this wide stretch of white sand is undoubtedly one of the best beaches on the island. With its shallow waters and choice of local stalls and eateries, this beautiful retreat is suited for both families and couples looking to escape the busyness of other nearby beach destinations.
Teluk Yu (Shark Bay Beach)
Don’t be fooled by the name! This beautiful scenic spot is actually named after the stone shark-like statues that are situated along the promenade. Although Teluk is much smaller than its comparatives, it is still very popular amongst locals as well as tourists. The calm waters make it an ideal spot for those looking for a place to swimming. Alternatively, the beach is also kitted with several restaurants and cafes nearby where you can grab a drink or a bite to eat.To take a look at what else Langkawi has to offer, check out our website for more information. Here, at Naam, we offer premium leisure and watersports activities, specialising in marine and nature adventures with class and style. Contact us today to find out more.