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17 Breathtaking Resorts In Langkawi For The Perfect Island Retreat

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Sharifah Yusoff  •  Apr 21, 2017

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[Updated 28 December 2020] Crystal clear waters, powder-fine white sands and tall swaying coconut trees - it's not a stretch to say that Langkawi is almost every Malaysian's favourite beach getaway 😍 Langkawi's resorts and hotels are equally amazing too - there's a range of accommodations to suit anyone's needs, from affordable to luxury travellers! Book your stay at any of these gorgeous Langkawi hotels for a smashing good time 😊 Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in December 2020 for 2 adults for a stay in January and Feburary 2021. Prices may change during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking. 
Affordable resorts (RM200 and below)
1. Bambu Getaway, Langkawi
Credit: Bambu Getaway, Langkawi Starting off our list is a rustic, charming accommodation that is the perfect spot for those looking for something a little different! Bambu Getaway is a cluster of wooden and bamboo villas tucked within the scenic inner landscapes of the island. Location wise, it's near the base of Gunung Raya just a short drive away from Makam Mahsuri.
Credit: Bambu Getaway, Langkawi There are a variety of accommodation types available at Bambu Getaway, from Garden Cabins that can house 2-3 guests, the Bambu Hillside Villa that can house 3 - 4 guests, all the way to the Vinyl Family Room that can accommodate up to 6. So whether you're travelling as a couple, with friends or with a bigger family, you'll be covered! Rate: Starts from RM71 on Agoda Address: 2267, Kampung Teluk, Mukim Ulu Melaka, Langkawi 07000 Contact: +6011-2649 1575 Website | Facebook| Instagram P.S. Check out this Langkawi halal food guide for your next trip to the beautiful island!
2. Kawah Padi Villa Langkawi
When people think of Langkawi hotels, beach resorts may be the first thing that comes to mind, but Langkawi also has other beautiful scenic spots! Why not stay in a serene retreat hidden within the tranquil paddy fields on the island? That's exactly what you'll find at Kawah Padi Garden Villas. This cosy spot is a part-backpackers hostel, part-hidden retreat that will provide a relaxing stay.  While the dormitory (which is also the cheapest option at only around RM70 per person) is mixed, don't worry - they also have private rooms so you can have space all to yourself at an affordable rate! Breakfast is provided for free too 😉 Be sure to say hello to the friendly cats that live there! #HHWTTip: The villa is located within a 15-minute drive from many of the island's main attractions - it's easiest to rent a car/scooter to get around. Rate: Starts from RM116 on Agoda (double room) Address: No 14, Kampung Mawat, Ulu Melaka, Langkawi 07000 Contact: +6016-391 2707 Facebook| Instagram P.S. Planning your getaway since the MCO is over? Check out these 10 spas in Malaysia for your next girls' getaway!
3. Adya Hotel Langkawi
Credit: Adya Hotel Langkawi on Facebook Located in Langkawi’s main town of Kuah, Adya Hotel makes for a convenient stay if exploring the town landmarks such as Dataran Lang (Eagle Square), Kuah Jetty and Gunung Raya is on your holiday agenda. The hotel is also next to a shopping centre - perfect for your shopping hauls! The hotel's other features include a general public infinity pool, a kids pool and an indoor gym.  All rooms are designed with a private balcony which will surely mesmerize you with breathtaking panoramic sea views or the bustling Kuah town views. Langkawi’s town is just as pretty as its famous beaches; the executive room facing the gorgeous town view of Kuah also has the sea view peeking off from the side! Rate: Starts from RM170 on Agoda Address: No 1 Pt, 4001, Persiaran Mutiara 2, Mukim Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia Contact: +604-960-8000 Website | Facebook| Instagram
4. The Daun Resort
Located close to Pantai Cenang is a resort made up of picturesque brick structures, furnished in a combination of traditional and modern styles - The Daun Resort! It'll be an Insta-worthy stay for sure! Choose from the quaint chalets with names like Kadok, Pandan, Sireh and Inai. With room to fit between 2-3 people, the chalets all come decked with the usual amenities you would expect. For families, check out the Kesom chalet that can fit up to four! Breakfast is provided for free too, so you can fuel up before going out to explore. Rate: Starts from RM171 on Agoda (for Kadok chalet that can accommodate 3 people, including breakfast) Address: Jalan Kuala Muda, Langkawi 07000 Contact: +6019-852 3538 Facebook| Instagram
5. Bayview Hotel Langkawi
Credit: Bayview Hotel Langkawi on Facebook Bayview Hotel Langkawi is a great option for those looking to stay in Kuah. This hotel is located in the heart of town (about 25-minute drive away from the airport) and is conveniently located near shops and eating places as well as attractions such as Dataran Lang and the ferry terminal. It is also only a 20-minute drive away from Pantai Cenang. 
Credit: Bayview Hotel Langkawi on Facebook The hotel offers 282 spacious rooms, and with some (the Premier Searoom View rooms) having a view of the Andaman Sea - the bay view that the hotel is named after! There is also a swimming pool, a fitness centre, and two in-house restaurants. Rate: Starts from RM171 on their website Address: Jalan Pandak Mayah 1, Pusat Bandar Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Contact: +604-966 1818 Website | Facebook | Instagram P.S. For more affordable Langkawi resorts, check this list out!
Mid-tier Resorts (RM200-RM400)
6. Camar Resort Langkawi
Credit: Camar Resort Langkawi  Camar is one of the newest resorts in Langkawi and it's located on the upscale beach of Pantai Tengah. The resort spans 5 acres and faces a secluded beach so you can enjoy your getaway away from the crowd. But that said, it's conveniently accessible to the amenities in Langkawi. Priding itself on providing "affordable luxury", Camar tastefully decorated rooms will ensure that you have a memorable stay in Langkawi 😍 Rate: Starts from RM300 on their website Address: 60183, Jalan Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia Contact: +604-952 4111 Website |  Facebook  | Instagram
7. The Ocean Residence Langkawi
Credit: The Ocean Residence Langkawi on Facebook Freight containers could be where you’ll be staying in over at The Ocean Residence! Still labelled with the original metal plates carrying identification numbers, these containers are revamped and refurbished to reflect modern decor trends. It would definitely be a unique experience for you🤗
Credit: The Ocean Residence Langkawi on Facebook The hotel also offers two other styles of accommodation if their container suites aren’t your style: the longhouse and the villa. The longhouse has a small private terrace with steps directly into a 60-meter swimming pool from the terrace, and views out to sea! Rate: Starts from RM259 on Agoda Address: 1, Ocean Front Estate, Bukit Benggali, 07000 Kuah, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia Contact: +604-966-3210 Website | Facebook
8. Telaga Terrace Boutique Resort
Credit: Telaga Terrace Boutique Hotel, Langkawi on Facebook Telaga Terrace is a cosy boutique hotel that's located near Cenang beach. This 22-room hotel offers respite from the hustle and bustle of the Cenang beach area by being located a bit of a distance away (less than a 10-minute drive), but not too far that it's not easily accessible. There's a convenience store located across from the hotel, so you can stock up on any necessities during your stay without having to venture out far. 
Credit: Telaga Terrace Boutique Hotel, Langkawi on Facebook You'll be able to choose from the six different room types available, ranging from the Terrace Deluxe rooms, all the way to the more opulent Mahsuri Suite. The Poolview rooms offer accommodation that directly faces the hotel's pool within a pretty, foliage-enclosed courtyard. Rate: Starts from RM318 on Agoda Address: GA Business Centre, Jalan Pantai Chenang, Mukim, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Contact: +604-955 3435 Website | Facebook | Instagram
9. Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa
Fronting one of Langkawi’s popular beaches, Holiday Villa Beach Resort on Pantai Tengah makes for a great base to explore the island’s ample shopping and sightseeing offerings. Just in front of the resort’s outdoor swimming pool is a private beach for you to recline on a sun lounge and have a relaxing day out in the sun 😌
Credit: Holiday Villa Beach Resort & Spa, Pulau Langkawi on Facebook Rooms at Holiday Villa come with views of either the garden, pool, sea or beach at varying rates. You can enjoy a pool view deluxe room that comes with one queen bed and a balcony facing the sea! Holiday Villa Beach features other amenities such as a fitness centre, a sauna, hot tub and a ladies-only indoor swimming pool. But above all, you'll be blown away by the amazing sunset views here😍 Rate: Starts from RM345 on Agoda  Address: Lot 1698 Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, Daerah Langkawi, 07000 Kedah Darulaman, Malaysia Contact:+604-952-9999 Website | Facebook
10. Kunang Kunang Heritage Village
Kunang Kunang Heritage Village is a bed-and-breakfast that promises a stay like no other. Located near Pantai Cenang, the village is a comprised of a number of villas built in traditional Malay style. The beautiful interior of the villas also fit in theme with the kampung theme featuring wooden furnishings and traditional-style furniture. One of the highlights of the resort (besides its beautiful traditional setting) is its pool, which is located within a lake! Rate: Starts from RM364 on Agoda Address: Lot 1947 A Jalan Pantai Cenang | Kampung Gelam, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia Contact: +604-952 3656 Website | Instagram
Luxury Resorts (RM400 and above)
11. Dash Resort Langkawi
Credit: Dash Langkawi Resort on Facebook This resort is popular with young beachgoers and honeymooners, and for good reason! 😉 With funky interior design, a swimming pool area that offers views of the ocean, and beautiful resort grounds, who would resist that?
Credit: Dash Langkawi Resort on Facebook Our most favourite part is the room! 😊 It's decked out in all white with simple patterns on the wall and interesting lamps, that definitely calls for snooze time! Rate: Starts from RM540 on Agoda Address: Jalan Teluk Baru, Jalan Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Contact: +604-955 7171 Website | Facebook | Instagram
12. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
Imagine staying in a place that looks like this 😍 There's a high chance that you'd never want to leave! The Westin Langkawi remains a super popular choice as far as Langkawi's luxurious resorts go, and it's easy to understand why. With beautiful resort grounds, great service, and wonderfully furnished rooms, it's a relaxing haven. Whether you choose to just chill by the pool, play on the beach or go for the resort's ultra-pampering spa treatments, you can be guaranteed a wonderful stay! Rate: Starts from RM632 on their website Address: Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langkawi, 07000 Malaysia Contact: +604-960 8888 Website | Facebook | Instagram
13. The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi
Credit: The Andaman, Langkawi on Facebook Nestled between the majestic Cincang Mountain and the turquoise Andaman Sea, the Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort provides a calming retreat for you to enjoy a peaceful stay while still having easy access to Langkawi’s town centre. The surrounding tropical rainforest makes for wonderful walks which the resort often organises so gear up for this complimentary excursion! 
Credit: The Andaman, Langkawi on Facebook The Andaman offers its Deluxe Rainforest rooms furnished with smooth dark wooden floorboards, a reclining L-shaped sofa, a spacious king bed and a balcony that opens up to the captivating views of the lush tropical rainforest 😌 The resort also features a lagoon-style swimming pool conveniently located alongside the beach for all your whimsical water play dates! #HHWTTip: Enjoy up to 40% discount off their suites with their "Reserve Now, Indulge Later" offer! You can book your stay as far as 31 May 2021! Rate: Starts from RM570 on their website Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi, 07000 Malaysia Contact: +604-959 1088 Website | Facebook | Instagram
14. Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi
Credit: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa on Facebook Tropical tranquillity and ethnic charms are just some of the many things Meritus Pelangi offers! Located right on the white sandy shores of Cenang Beach, this popular beachfront resort presents stunning views of the ocean and the surrounding tropical landscape from any of their 355 rooms that are housed in clusters of wooden chalets with private balconies. The simple yet modern decor adds a luxurious feel to the room; the garden terrace room provides either a king bed or twin beds with a balcony overlooking lush gardens where you can enjoy a much-needed quiet respite. 
Credit: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi on Facebook Take a relaxing dip in the resort’s two outdoor free-form swimming pools with water cascades 😉 Some of the hotel’s recreational and leisure facilities include mini-golf, tennis courts, squash courts, and a sauna. There are also a number of water sports available such as parasailing, jet skiing and kayaking for all you adventure seekers out there! Rate: Starts from RM470 on their website Address: Pantai Cenang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia Contact: +604-952 8888 Website
15. Berjaya Langkawi Resort
Credit: Berjaya Langkawi Resort - Malaysia on Facebook Plunge into a respite over at Berjaya Langkawi Resort as this beachfront resort offers views of both the beautiful Malaysian rainforest and the heaving waves of Burau Bay. The pristine private beach of Burau Bay where the resort is located overlooks the majestic Gunung Mat Cincang, Seratosa Island and Burau Island - known as a roosting place for migratory birds. Berjaya Langkawi houses clusters of individual chalets built on stilts, reminiscent of traditional Malaysian villages where timber houses are elevated on stilts to keep floods from damaging the property. 
Credit: Berjaya Langkawi Resort - Malaysia on Facebook Room rates vary across the different types of chalets. For their rainforest chalet that comes with the gorgeous view of green-cushioned mountains ☺️ Wood accent completes the room’s stylish and contemporary furnishing, creating those homely vibes you may miss while on vacation. Rate: Starts from RM420 on their website Address: Karung Berkunci 200, Burau Bay, Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Malaysia Contact: +604-959 1888 Website | Facebook | Instagram
16. Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat Langkawi
Credit: Ambong Ambong Rainforest Retreat Langkawi Planning a future trip for your honeymoon? Ambong-Ambong's lush suites, studios and cottages will be perfect for you! This award-winning boutique hotel is located along Pantai Tengah and there are only 11 units here, so you can really enjoy a private time here with your loved one. While it seems like you'll be surrounded by Langkawi's tropical forest, it's only located 5 minutes away from the beach 😊 Rate: Starts from RM824 on their website Address: Ambong Ambong, Jalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia Contact: +604-955 8428 Website | Facebook | Instagram
17. The Datai Langkawi
Credit: @thedatailangkawi on Instagram Enjoy a slice of paradise at this 5-star luxury retreat hidden with the forest along the coast of Teluk Datai. The resort has 121 luxurious rooms and villas that will guarantee a wonderful stay, surrounded by lush greenery. You'll be able to choose from a range of room types, be it one of the Canopy Deluxe rooms that offer beautiful views of the forest, or one of the villas that comes with a private pool 😍 
Credit: The Datai Langkawi Enjoy a stroll along the resort's beautiful secluded beach or make full use of its many amenities, from a pampering session at the spa or to dining at its superb restaurants, including The Gulai House (specialising in Malay cuisine) and The Pavilion (specialising in Thai cuisine), both of which use ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers (though please do note the restaurants also have alcoholic beverages available on the menu, hence we recommend you to dine there at your discretion). Rate: Starts from RM990 on their website Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Kedah Contact: +604-950 0500 Website | Facebook | Instagram Budget-friendly to luxury rooms with spectacular views to boot? Langkawi has the best resorts for you to stay and explore! So pack your swimwear and sunscreen and head over to the Jewel of Kedah now 😎