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Langkawi Travel Guide

Malaysia's resort island of Langkawi doesn't seem to get the recognition it deserves. There's spectacular scenery, sandy beaches and a very good selection of resorts, all of which matches anything on offer in Thailand just to the north, but Langkawi doesn't seem to get as much attention as Phuket or Samui. Of course, many might see that as a good thing.

Langkawi Island Map
Langkawi Map
Map data from OpenStreetMap

Most of the island's development is along the southern coast of the island, especially around the airport. However, most of the luxury resorts are along the northern coast. Aside from sand and sea activities, there isn't a lot to see and do on Langkawi. The most memorable and unique sight, for me, was a trip through the mangrove forest feeding eagles external link. See my full Langkawi travel guide external link at


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