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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cable Car
“You can ride a cable car to the Top of Mat Chinchang Mount. With breathtaking views of surrounding. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“Featuring white sands and clear waters, Pantai Cenang’s expansive beach is also great for sunbathing and exciting water sports such as jet skiing and parasailing. High-end resorts, chalets and budget hotels with views of the Andaman Sea are aplenty here, attracting throngs of locals, expats, backpackers, and foreign tourists. Pantai Cenang’s nightlife scene is the liveliest on Langkawi Island, with plenty of beachfront bars and lounges offering inexpensive alcohol and snacks, as well as live music and cultural performances until late. There is plenty of foods along the streets with various taste both local and international menus.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Popular photo spot featuring a huge eagle statue perched over a scenic waterfront plaza.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Aquarium
“If you are interested in marine life, this is the place to be. Harbour seals, rock hopper penguins and see the underwater beauties such as the Blue Tangs and myriads of other species as you walk through the underwater tunnel. The Underwater World Langkawi is situated in Pantai Cenang and only 15 minutes away from Dani Beach Cottage.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Enjoy the night life here in Pantai Cenang which offers a range of eateries, bars and restaurants not to mention stalls that sells trinkets and memorabilia of Langkawi Island. Located 17 minutes away from Dani Beach Cottage, you can enjoy the sunset and dine by the beach or enjoy the sights and sound of the night life until the wee hours of the morning. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
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“Vibrant & lively atmosphere with live music, great food & beachfront views on Cenang Beach.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Covered facility on 5.5 acres with aviaries & animal exhibits, plus guided tours & feeding sessions.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A bit of shopping and some familiar restaurants here like Sushi King, Old Town, KFC, etc”
  • 6 locals recommend
Spa
“Relaxing place for reasonably priced Spa treatments, professional therapists, lovely ambience.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Nature
“Nature park featuring mangrove forests, lagoons & beaches, with river tours & a floating restaurant.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous seafoods restaurant in Chenang Beach area, there's usually a wait but food taste is good and price is reasonable. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cable Car
“Panorama Langkawi is located on the southwest coast of Langkawi island. The cable car ride will bring you all the way up to about 708 meters above sea level. This journey covers a total distance of 2.2 km linking the Base Station at the foothill of Machinchang mountain to Top Station at the mountain summit & to the SkyBridge.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Ok, so I'm not part of the party crowd. But it's no secret that the local islanders head here during nightfall for their clubbing. Busier after 12 mid nite. Price of drinks on the high side though.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“The Seven Wells waterfall or locally known as Telaga Tujuh is located at the base of Mt. Machinchang which is a 13 minute away from Dani Beach Cottage. As the name implies, there are seven interconnected natural pools formed through millennia of erosion from the waterfall. Enjoy the wildlife as you hike up to the top of the pools which is 45 minutes away through the trail next to the waterfall.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mountain
“Located in the middle and the highest point on the island, this peak features hiking trails, wildlife & an observation tower.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Classic breakfast spot to visit in Langkawi, and their lunch is menu is good too ! ”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Vibrant & lively atmosphere with live music, great food & beachfront views on Cenang Beach.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Famous seafoods restaurant in Chenang Beach area, there's usually a wait but food taste is good and price is reasonable. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic breakfast spot to visit in Langkawi, and their lunch is menu is good too ! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Serving authentic Japanese cuisine with fresh ingredients and Japanese chef”
  • 5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“If you like fresh and tasty seafood, this is the place to go. A must try is the salted egg squid.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
“At 15' drive, an amazing seaview restaurant when you can eat and swim. value for money and idyllic for a full day beach session. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“We recommend you try the Nasi Campur once whilst you are in Langkawi. It is very popular with the locals. Trays of cooked food to choose from (fish, meat, chicken, vegetables). It is self service. Get a plate, get your rice and spoon whatever takes your fancy. You can eat for as little as MYR5 or it can go up to MYR20 depending ononwhat what you take. Go to the cashier for your plate to be priced. Tip: Go early, 11:00-12:30 is the best time to go, avoid going too late for food safety.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Romantic place very suitable for candlelight dinner. It's situated on top of a cliff at the starting point of the Cenang Beach.”
  • 1 local recommends

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