Langkawi has no shortage of first class beaches so to be regarded as the "best" is quite something. Located at the northwest corner of the island, Datai Bay with its crystal clear, emerald green water, coral reefs, white powder sand and rainforest backdrop not to mention two of Asia's most luxurious resorts on either end of the bay is renown for being one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Pantai Tanjung Rhu
Located near the top of northeast corner of Langkawi, Pantai Tanjung Rhu is much more secluded and exclusive. Famous for its beautiful beaches with emerald green waters Pantai Tanjung Rhu is one of those places you go when you want to get away from it all. For those staying in this area there are several tourist attractions to visit.
FYI, in order to remain objective, hotels are listed in alphabetical order. We don't favor any hotel for any reason.
Preferred Star Hotels in West Coast Beaches Area
Rates inclusive of 10% Service charge. No hidden charges.
RM = Ringgit Malaysia
Langkawi Lagoon Resort / 162 rooms
Rates: Dlx. Hillview RM 340.00 (include breakfast)
Nestled in a secluded cove on the western coast of Langkawi, and just 5 minute drive from the airport and the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre is the delightful 5 star Langkawi Lagoon Resort. The Langkawi Lagoon Resort features 162 very spacious rooms in units along a wooden boardwalk that snakes out over the gentle, emerald green waters of the Andaman Sea putting the rooms directly over the water, Rustic and quaint on the outside with stylish interiors, a haven of warmth and comfort nicely complimented by a team of courteous professional staff.
Mutiara Burau Bay Langkawi / 150 rooms
Rates: Superior Gardenview RM 265.00 (include breakfast)
Part of the famous Malaysian Mutiara Hotels and Resorts chain, one can expect the same standard of luxury at the Mutiara Burau Bay in Langkawi as in any of its properties anywhere in Malaysia. This sprawling resort is situated on the western side of Langkawi at Burau Bay at the base of some of Asia's most ancient mountains and just a short ten minutes drive from Telaga Harbour with its new restaurants and interesting shops. The Mutiara Burau Bay features 150 air conditioned cabana style accommodation scattered around 19 acres of lush tropical garden.
Tanjung Rhu Resort Langkawi / 136 rooms
Rates: Damai Standard RM 1,008.00 (include breakfast)
Tanjung Rhu Resort, on the northern tip of Langkawi, is a delightful resort set in a natural milieu, facing the crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea. Tanjung Rhu Resort offers 136 spacious well furnished rooms together with all the facilities and amenities one expects from a deluxe 5 stars resort. Rooms have magnificent views of either the surrounding hills, swimming pool, or the ocean. For a secluded honeymoon or romantic holiday, the Tanjung Rhu Resort is a wonderful option.
Tanjung Sanctuary Langkawi / 32 rooms
Rates upon request.
Set on a sprawling 62 acres of mixed native forest next to a large sandy beach with five private coves, fresh water streams and rocky outcrops on Langkawi's western coast is the beautiful Tanjung Sanctuary Resort. Well known for its warm personalized service, the Tanjung Sanctuary with 32 suite rooms, 10 of which are on the beachfront, the remainder is set in the garden overlooking the Andaman sea with its pristine clear waters. The spacious, stylish well-appointed bungalows, each with private balcony are build on stilts resembling traditional Malay home offer an unique place to unwind with attentive service by friendly courteous staff.
The Datai Langkawi / 112 rooms
Rates: Deluxe RM 1,530.00
The Datai Langkawi is set between the majestic Macincang Range and the Andaman Sea, Sharing the same idyllic bay with its sister hotel, The Andaman Langkawi. One of Langkawi's premier resorts, The Datai Langkawi is a tranquil retreat with villas, suites and deluxe rooms set in the rainforest, and it provides exceptional service by courteous professional staff. Golf Enthusiast will appreciate the superb 18-hole Datai Bay Championship golf course, which is just 3 minutes drive from the hotel.
The Andaman Langkawi / 187 rooms
Rates upon request.
On the northern tip of Langkawi flanked by Datai Bay with its pristine white sand beach and in the midst of the rainforest, is the splendid Andaman Langkawi, a 187 deluxe rooms and suites hotel set in a picturesque location. Chic decorated rooms with all the comforts, facilities and services required have either view of the rainforest or the emerald green water of the Andaman Sea, the Andaman Langkawi is the ultimate retreat for those seeking a quiet or romantic holiday in an idyllic setting in Langkawi.