Langkawi holds the picture, of a perfect tropical paradise, with its idyllic swaying coconut trees, the azure colored water, the white sand beaches and the lush jungle as the backdrop.
Langkawi is actually shifting from being a pleasure based tourist economy to one that is knowledge enriched.
As a tropical island getaway with undisturbed natural splendors, there is probably nothing around the region that can come close to matching what Langkawi and its group of islands have to offer.
According to a professor of a local university; ”We don’t really want the hedonistic model of Phuket. Moreover, the island lacks the history of Penang and the “soul and culture” of Bali….So what we should do is make a visit to Langkawi an educational vacation with interactive information and experiences.”
The islands are not overdeveloped, which in my opinion is a major plus. Yet there are enough modern amenities around the island to provide the perfect balance of recreational activities versus the islands’ unspoilt natural beauty.
This delicate balance between conservation and development is also maintained with the provision of suitable accommodation for visitors to Langkawi. Regardless of whether it is an up market hotel that provides every luxury imaginable, to chalets that provide the rustic ambience of nature, visitors to Langkawi will be able find something that will suit their taste and budget.
There is the Langkawi Four Seasons Resort and the Andaman Langkawi if you are looking for up market hotels to stay at while in Langkawi.
For the budget conscience backpackers, there is the choice of either the D'sa Motel & Restaurant Langkawi or the Sweet Inn Motel Langkawi which provide a night stay for US $20 or less.
Langkawi Hotels – Luxury
It cannot be denied
that spending time among nature has a soothing and calming effect. Now visitors to Langkawi are able to do just that in
the lap of luxury with a stay in Langkawi’s luxury hotels.
Built in the center of a rainforest, the Andaman
Langkawi Luxury Hotel lets guests soak up the fascinating world of a rich diversity of flora and fauna in complete luxury.
And if you are travelling as a family, then the kid friendly Langkawi Four Seasons Resort will be able to cater for the right
mix of family entertainment with your Langkawi luxury holiday.
With a notorious history equal
to that of the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean” and a backdrop of ancient mountains, forest and lakes, Langkawi Resorts
certainly have more to offer than most resorts found around the world.
For example, the 5 star Langkawi Lagoon Resort located just 5 minutes from the Langkawi Airport offers guests a choice of two main types of accommodation. You can choose to stay in a Beach Front Hotel Suite or in the Malay themed Sea Villas, built on stilts within the sanctuary of a lagoon.
The Datai Langkawi resort offers luxury stays with the ambiance of the tropical rainforest in the background and a frontal view of a white powdery sand beach with the Andaman Sea in the horizon!
Langkawi Hotels - Bed & Breakfast
Although heavily influenced by the British, surprisingly the “Bed & Breakfast” type of Langkawi accommodation did not get a firm foothold in Malaysia. Hence, it is quite difficult to find accommodation that fits the concept of “Bed & Breakfast” in Langkawi.
The type of Langkawi hotels that comes closest to the idea of a “Bed & Breakfast” is the inn or guesthouses. These are really small establishments off the beaten path like the Kedawang Beach Inn. The Kedawang
Beach Inn provides accommodation in the form of beach chalets.
Langkawi Budget Hotels
Of course being one
of the main tourist destination in Malaysia, the tourist industry of Langkawi also makes allowances for the budget
conscience traveler or backpacker.
As mentioned above, there is really cheap Langkawi hotels, where rooms for the night cost less than $20. Examples of these are the D'sa Motel & Restaurant Langkawi or the Sweet Inn Motel.
So, regardless of your accommodation needs, there is a wide selection of Langkawi hotels that you can stay at here.