Here are the top 28 tourist attractions to see in Langkawi:

1. Dataran Lang

Must visit 4.5 /5

7 km
from city center
1 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

The Dataran Lang, popularly known as the Eagle Square, is a photo spot in Langkawi, featuring a 12-metre tall eagle statue. The Square is beautifully bordered with picturesque ponds, bridges and fountains.

2. Langkawi Sky Bridge

Must visit

16 km
from city center
2 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

The Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125-metre curved suspension bridge, located at the end of the Langkawi Cable Car ride. Touted to be one of the world’s longest curve suspension bridges, it overlooks Mount Mat Cinchang and offers mind-stirring panoramic views.

3. Langkawi Cable Car

Must visit

14 km
from city center
3 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Located at The Oriental Village in the upper northwest of Langkawi Island, Langkawi Cable Car takes the riders to the top of Mount Mat Cincang (second highest peak of Langkawi). Also referred to as Langkawi SkyCab, it is popular for the panoramic view of the surrounding Islands and the Andaman Sea.

4. Underwater World

Must visit 4.3 /5

10 km
from city center
4 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

The biggest aquarium in Malaysia, Underwater World Langkawi is home to more than 4000 marine life forms, spanning over 60,000 square feet. Located at the southern end of Pantai Cenang, the main attraction of the huge white-washed structure is Jurassic Arapaima, the biggest freshwater fish in the world.

5. Gunung Raya

3 km
from city center
5 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Located at Jalan Air Hangat, Gunung Raya is the highest mountain in Langkawi with an altitude of 881 metres. The mountain peak is a granite formation and is located at the centre of Langkawi which provides an amazing panoramic view of the Island and the surrounding seas.

6. Pulau Payar Marine Park

4.2 /5

7 km
from city center
6 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Pulau Payar Marine Park, located about 30 km from the main island of Langkawi, is one of the most popular scuba diving and snorkelling destinations in Malaysia. This is the perfect place to visit for both experienced divers and newbies who want to try their hands at it.

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7. Art in Paradise 3D Museum

3.8 /5

14 km
from city center
7 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

The Langkawi Art in Paradise 3D is an interactive 3D museum featuring around 200 artwork and murals with optical illusion. The largest 3D museum in Malaysia and the second largest in the world, the museum is housed in a 3-storey building, spread across nine interactive zones.

8. Taman Lagenda Langkawi

7 km
from city center
8 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Located beside the Kuah Jetty, Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman ( Legendary Langkawi in a Garden) is a mesmerizing landscaped garden, themed on the folklore and myths of Langkawi. The 50-hectare compound consists of 17 colourful sculptures including mythical birds, evil ogres, heroic giants and beautiful princesses.

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9. Mahsuri Tomb

9 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Mahsuri Tomb, located at a distance of 12 km from Kuah town, is the tomb of the legendary Princess Mahsuri. Also called as the Makam Mahsuri, it is known for its beautiful architecture and peaceful gardens.

10. Kilim Geoforest Park

10 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

A stunning landscape around three interconnected estuaries is the Kilim Geoforest Park, located near the Tanjung Rhu Beach. The 100 square kilometre nature reserve is known for exotic beauty of its beaches, caves, limestone formations and mangrove swamps.

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11. Tanjung Rhu Beach

3.7 /5

12 km
from city center
11 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Situated along Pantai Pasir Hatim at the northern end of Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu is one of Malaysia's best beaches. Secluded from the heavy crowd and buzz of the city, the 50-metre wide beach is popular for its cleanliness, calming atmosphere and bewitching sunset views.

12. Pantai Cenang

10 km
from city center
12 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Situated on Langkawi Island, Pantai Cenang is one of the busiest beach towns only 10-15 minutes away from Langkawi International Airport. With its clear water and white sand, it is an awe-inspiring spot for watching sunsets, swimming, sunbathing and glancing at the Andaman Sea.

13. Oriental Village

3.8 /5

14 km
from city center
13 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Oriental Village is an open-air themed lifestyle complex at the base of Mount Mat Cincang in Langkawi. The open-air attraction is famed for the marvellous Sky Cab and the Sky Bridge.

14. Temurun Waterfall

14 km
from city center
14 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Located in Mat Cincang Nature Park of Datai, Temurun Waterfall is the tallest waterfall in Langkawi. Also referred to as Air Terjun Temurun, the three-tier waterfall provides a refreshing calm in the humid tropical weather.

15. Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi

11 km
from city center
15 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

The exotic home of more than 4,000 crocodiles and alligators, Crocodile Adventureland is based in Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi. Being the largest crocodile adventure land, it is divided into sections of ponds with half the area left for the crocodile farming, not being accessible by the general public.

16. Seven Wells Waterfalls

14 km
from city center
16 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Situated on Langkawi’s western headlands, Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, also referred to as Seven Wells Waterfalls, is the island’s most appealing natural attraction. The name signifies a series of seven intertwined natural pools which are fed by seven distinct waterfalls in Mount Mat Cincang.

17. Durian Perangin Waterfall

6 km
from city center
17 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Durian Perangin Waterfall is a 14-tier topographical magnificence set in the lap of a tropical rainforest, in north-east Langkawi. The waterfall descends from the northern slope of the highest mountain of the island – Gunung Raya.

18. Al Hana Mosque

7,592 km
from city center
18 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Al Hana Mosque or commonly referred to as Masjid Al Hana is one of the oldest mosques in Kedah Langkawi, Malaysia. This whitewashed peach and gold structure exquisitely features Moorish architecture by amalgamating the Islamic motifs and carvings from Uzbekistan into the Malaysian style of architecture.

19. Galeria Perdana

10,714 km
from city center
19 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Galeria Perdana is a magnificent museum in Langkawi established in 1995 exhibiting gifts, souvenirs and awards received by former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahatir. It is beautified with various paintings, crafts, instruments, jewellery, souvenirs, weapons etc. fabricated from porcelain, crystal, silver and textile.

20. Langkawi Wildlife Park

472 km
from city center
20 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise is an alluring wildlife and bird sanctuary situated in Jalan Ayer Hangat. Established in 2002, this beautiful garden and spacious arena is home to various exotic wildlife animals and 2500 bird species.

21. Ayer Hangat Night Market

8 km
from city center
21 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Ayer Hangat market happens to be a must-visit Friday night market which is set up close to the Tanjung Rhu Beach, on Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi island. This exciting venue is a landmark to the local side of Langkawi. It is replete with Malaysian and Thai fast food that has grabbed the eyeballs of many gastronomists.

22. Laman Padi

11 km
from city center
22 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Laman Padi Langkawi or the Rice Garden Museum is a museum about the history of rice growing. It is a popular go-to eco-tourism spot that features artworks, pictures, charts, and farming equipment about rice cultivation in Langkawi. Situated at Cenang beach, this repository spreads across an area of 14-acres. The museum is further segregated into the Heritage Gallery, Paddy Gallery, Herb Garden, and the Garden of Variety.

23. Singa Besar Island

13 km
from city center
23 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Pulau Singa Besar is a lush green island situated in the southwest of Kuah. Also known as Singa Besar Island meaning "Big Lion Island", this gorgeous place is home to many exclusive birds and animal species. Sprawled over an area of 1500 acres, explore the luxuriant green forest, palm trees, clear water, and white sandy beaches.

24. Tengkorak Beach

6 km
from city center
24 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Located just 4 km away from the Datai Bay, the secluded Pasir Tengkorak Beach is a hidden holiday spot for locals of the place. While the blue water is good for swimming, travellers can also trek down to the woods of Pantai Pasir Tengkorak and explore the three-tier Temurun waterfalls.

25. Black Sand Beach

9 km
from city center
25 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

In the farrago of Langkawi islands lay a serene beach, the Black Sand Beach which is fully covered with black sand and clear water. Popular leisure spot during weekends, it is a perfect place for capturing some incredible photographs, picnicking and sunbathing.

26. Datai Bay

15 km
from city center
26 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Datai Bay is a calm and secluded beach in the foothills of north-west Langkawi islands. Home to various exclusive resorts, the beach is surrounded by tropical rainforest and rich flora fauna habitat. Apart from enjoying the clear Andaman Seawater and relaxing amidst the graceful beaches, Datai Bay also offers ample of adventurous activities.

27. Shark Bay Beach

27 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Also known as Teluk Yu, Shark Bay Beach is a small and beautiful beach on the Langkawi islands. The beach is quite popular for its tranquillity and clear sea and grabs its name from the stone sharks engraved on the beach side. It is considered to be an extension of the Black sand beach; however, it is filled with golden and white sand.

28. Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthanam Langkawi

2,281 km
from city center
28 out of 28
places to visit in Langkawi

Located in Kedah, the Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthanam is one of the biggest Hindu temples in Langkawi. The temple houses several statues and sculptures of various Hindu Gods and Goddesses. The temple is categorized into several sections where devotees can offer prayers and offerings to the deities.

FAQs on Langkawi

How can I commute within Langkawi?

Choices are limited here in terms of transport. You can just use a taxi, hire or rent a car or go ahead and rent a bike or a bicycle. The taxis have a fixed system in terms of prices, from point A to point B. Several hotels allow you to rent bicycles, making it far easier.
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How much does a package cost for Langkawi?

The packages for Langkawi start at INR 8710 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Langkawi?

The top sightseeing places in Langkawi are Dataran Lang, Langkawi Sky Bridge, Langkawi Cable Car, Underwater World, Gunung Raya, Pulau Payar Marine Park.

What are the top activities in Langkawi?

The top activities in Langkawi are Langkawi Island Hopping Boat Tour, Langkawi Underwater World Admission Ticket, Private Langkawi International Airport Transfers (LGK) for Langkawi, Langkawi Wildlife Park Admission Ticket, Langkawi Zipline Adventure Tours, Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark Join-In Cruise.

What are the top hotels in Langkawi?

There are 520 Hotels in Langkawi which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Langkawi are ZEN Rooms Villa Bunga Padi, homestay puteri langkawi, Sabandy House B&B, Foxi villa Langkawi196 佛系休闲别墅兰卡威196, Nidzam homestay, Luxury Villa Langkawi. You can see all the hotels in Langkawi here
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