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19 Stunning Photos that Prove Langkawi Is Paradise

Picture of Lu Yin Wai
Updated: 13 October 2017
Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, encompasses sandy beaches, protected rainforests and crystal-clear waters. It’s a wonderful paradise island that should be your next holiday getaway. Here are some amazing photos of Langkawi that prove its beauty.
Eagle Statue welcomes travellers to Langkawi at Eagle Square
Eagle Statue welcomes travellers to Langkawi at Eagle Square | © BroNrw/Shutterstock

The large eagle statue welcomes you at the Eagle Square as you approach Langkawi by ferry, with a backdrop of sea and mountains. The wise and courageous eagle is the symbol of Langkawi.

Panoramic view of Langkawi via cable car ride
Panoramic view of Langkawi via cable car ride | © Nataliia Sokolovska/Shutterstock

Enjoy panoramic views of the Langkawi islands surrounded by turquoise water as you take the cable car up Mount Mat Cincang, where the Sky Bridge is located.

Sky Bridge at Mount Mat Cincang
Sky Bridge at Mount Mat Cincang | © ra66/Shutterstock

Your cable ride ends at the Sky Bridge. Walk along the sturdy bridge and enjoy the breathtaking view of mountains, islands, and sea in Langkawi.

Jetty at Black Sand Beach
Jetty at Black Sand Beach | © Farizun Amrod Saad/Shutterstock

As the name suggests, Black Sand Beach has beautiful black sand to walk along.

Fishermen village near Black Sand Beach
Fishermen village near Black Sand Beach | © Aureliy/Shutterstock

Black Sand Beach is an old fishing village. Watch the fishermen take their boats out to sea and bring in their fresh catches.

Pregnant Maiden Island (Dayang Bunting Island)
Pregnant Maiden Island (Dayang Bunting Island) | © TAUFIK ART/Shutterstock

Island hopping is a must when visiting Langkawi. Dayang Bunting Island, known as the Pregnant Maiden Island, has a beautiful fresh water lake surrounded by rainforest. Folk legend says that a royal couple who lost their son laid him to rest in the lake, and thus blessing women with fertility after they take a dip in the lake.

Teluk Kok, Langkawi
Teluk Kok, Langkawi | © Sinseeho/Shutterstock

Teluk Kok has a beautiful bay with limestone hills and green jungle.

Sea and island view from Tanjung Rhu Beach
Sea and island view from Tanjung Rhu Beach | © Mikadun/Shutterstock

Don’t miss the picturesque views of islands floating in the turquoise waters from Tanjung Rhu beach. When the tides are low, walk along the sandy shores to get up-close views of Cabang Island.

Sitting on the beach chairs at Tanjung Rhu Beach
Sitting on the beach chairs at Tanjung Rhu Beach | © masuti/Shutterstock

Sit back and relax on the beach chairs at Tanjung Rhu beach, and take a swim in the sea.

Cenang Beach with its gentle curve of sandy beach
Cenang Beach with its gentle curve of sandy beach | © AsiaTravel/Shutterstock

Cenang Beach is a long, gentle curve of sand lapped by pristine water.

Beautiful paradise at Cenang Beach, Langkawi
Beautiful paradise at Cenang Beach, Langkawi | © karnizz/Shutterstock

The lounging chairs at hotels along Cenang Beach put you in relaxation mode.

Teluk Burau Lighthouse at Burau Bay Beach
Teluk Burau Lighthouse at Burau Bay Beach | © GlebSStock/Shutterstock

Located on the rocky coast of Burau Bay Beach, the Teluk Burau Lighthouse looks out across the sea. Watching the sun go down behind the lighthouse is a peaceful sight.

KILIM Geoforest Park’s natural eco-system
KILIM Geoforest Park’s natural eco-system | © Shahrin Md Ayob/Shutterstock

Take a boat to one of Malaysia’s UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. KILIM Geoforest Park has limestone formations, mangroves, wildlife, and birds. The park has taken care to preserve the natural eco-system.

Boat ride in KILIM Geoforest Park
Boat ride in KILIM Geoforest Park | © Amlan Mathur/Shutterstock

The boat takes visitors inside the KILIM Geoforest Park, through the mangroves and rainforest. It is a peaceful ride as you enter into the wonder of Langkawi’s nature.

Mangrove forest in Langkawi
Mangrove forest in Langkawi | © Shahrin Md Ayob/Shutterstock
Seven Wells Waterfall
Seven Wells Waterfall | © Pavel Tvrdy/Shutterstock

The 91 meter waterfall and lower pool welcomes you after a long walk along steep trails. Trek further up through the rainforest of Mount Mat Cincang to reach to the top of the waterfall.

Fishing boats anchored at the bays of Langkawi
Fishing boats anchored at the bays of Langkawi | © BroNrw/Shutterstock

Fishermen anchor their traditional boats in the bay of Langkawi.

Sunset in Langkawi
Sunset in Langkawi | © BroNrw/Shutterstock

Watch a peaceful sunset over the sea, and watch the fishermen return with their catch.

Ombre sunset at Rebak Island
Ombre sunset at Rebak Island | © pistolseven/Shutterstock