There are many reasons that Langkawi Island is a great choice for your next holiday. The fabulous weather, beautiful beaches and abundance of activities make Langkawi Island the perfect warm weather retreat. A holiday rental home in Langkawi Island will put you close to the beach, and in many cases right on the beach, so you will never be far from the most popular activities.
The numerous activities available year-round on Langkawi Island is what will make this a holiday that you will never forget and will make you want to return year after year. Not surprisingly, most of the most popular activities centre on the ocean and water sports. Swimming, SCUBA diving, fishing and boating are just a few of the options. You can even take a jet-ski tour of the island. Even if you have never been on a jet-ski before, the qualified guides will show you the basics before you begin your tour. The many beautiful, sandy beaches are also a wonderful spot for sunning, relaxing and reading a good book whilst you listen to the gentle waves lapping against the shore. Jungle trekking is another popular activity. You will go hiking through a rainforest where you will spot monkeys at play as well as numerous species of birds.
There is plenty to see whilst on holiday to Langkawi Island. Consider taking a helicopter tour where you can get a bird’s eye view of the island and the surrounding area.Legend Garden is 50 acres of green, lush space. Spend the afternoon exploring and bird spotting. The children will love a visit to Underwater World. This indoor aquarium provides a good spot to spend a rainy afternoon. Those who appreciate art must visit the Ibrahim Hussein Foundation Museum where a variety of abstract art is on display.
The weather is one of the best reasons to holiday to Langkawi Island. The average temperatures are the same throughout the year. Lows are between 20° and 25° C and highs are between 30° and 35° C. The rainy season lasts from April to November, but the rain tends to come in short bursts in the afternoon rather than lasting all day.
Getting to the island is easy, because Langkawi International Airport (LGK) is located right on the island. There is also a ferry in Langkawi, so you can get here from other parts of Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur. There is no public transportation on the island, so you will need to rent a car or bicycle or use a taxi in order to get around.