The Garden Hotel Langkawi
Travel Blogs from Langkawi
Welcome to Langkawi, our northern most Malayan port.
The plan for today was to hire a taxi for the morning so that we could visit a couple of the key tourist sites. We would then finish our day at the beach for a bob in the ocean.
Once again we needed to locate a taxi. This of course meant haggling with the drivers. After declining a couple of offers that were clearly taking advantage of us (one driver suggested ...
Arrived very early and watched the ship come in as the sun came up . Langkawi is made up of 99 islands and we berthed on the southern tip of the main island with beautiful green sand fringed islands all around us. Reminded us a bit of the Bay of Islands in NZ. We decided to have a rest from sightseeing and took the shuttle to a nearby beach and spent the morning swimming and sunbathing. Perfect beach - just the odd jetski to spoil the peace. Strange to see the ...
... to be shorter, but we bumped into a small fire (caused by drought), which was scary as the wind pushed up the flames when we tried to pass. So we had to take (read: run into) another path, leading us to a cute village where we were warmly welcomed my a group of kids :) so not so bad in the end! After these days of hiking we continued our trip to the jungle of the Taman Negara, which is the oldest tropical rainforest of the world. We decided to do a jungle trekking for ...
... but this was shut. The view from the top was spectacular you could see loads if islands from the top and from one side of the island to the other. It wasn't the clearest of days but still an amazing view. We came back down and walked down towards the beach there to have a look. There was a luxury hotel on the beachfront so we had a confident walk through and a nose. Wow amazing huge pool, beds with thick mattresses, chairs it was amazing!!! ...
... well with the help of our hands. But today, as we were playing in the sand, he suddenly stood up and made his first two or three steps toward us. He laughed and was himself surprised of what had just happened. And we? Were really proud!
Transfer to Thailand
We liked Langkawi so much that we would have loved to extend our stay for a few more days before flying to hot and wild Bangkok. Unfortunately we had already used up Gaby's visa to the very last day and ...
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Other places to stay in Langkawi
Jalan Pandak Mayah 1, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Burau Bay, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $130
- A Piece of Paradise on Earth
- A great place to stay
- Depends on the Chalet
Kuala Muda, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Bad services
- Not Nice
- We had a great time at Langkasuka
Lot 1698 Pantai Tengah, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi | 5 star hotelfrom $232
- The best hotel I have stayed in
- Absolutely Brilliant!!
- Superb hotel
Lot 398 MK Kuah Kelibang , Langkawi | 2 star hotelfrom $42
Lot 274 Jalan Lima, Mukim Padang Matsirat, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $46
Teluk Burau, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- Very restful - fab beach
- Langkawi Lounging
- A bit disappointing
Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi | 5 star hotelfrom $360
- Astonishingly good
- An amazing place
Tanjung Malai, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $70
Mukim Ayer Hangat, Langkawi | 4 star hotelfrom $291
- Got married here, it was totally magical.
- Best Hotel Ever!!!
- Fantastic !
Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi | 5 star hotelfrom $462
- Beautiful architecture - missing soul ...
- Great Luxurious Accomodation!
- A star in the making
Simpang Tiga, Jalan Pantai Tengah , Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Lot 1968 Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $68
No. 3, Jalan Pekan, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $30
Lot 40, Jalan Penarak, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $51
Lot 1577 Kawasan Mata Air, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $33
Pantai Tengah, Pulau Langkawi, Langkawi | 2 star hotelfrom $75
Jalan Pantai Kok, Teluk Nibong, Langkawi | 4 star hotelfrom $301
- Ok but far from good
- Could be better
- Go for the Beachfront rooms!
Jajalan Teluk Baru, Pantai Tengah, Mk Kedawang, Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, Langkawi, Malaysia, Langkawi | Hotelfrom $75
Batu 3/4 A-14-15 Pokok Asam, Kuah, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $43
Jalan Teluk Baru, Langkawi | Hotelfrom $57
Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi | Hotelfrom $40
3 & 4, Jalan Persiaran Putra, Kuah, Langkawi | 3 star hotelfrom $28
Lot 9,Tanjung Mali, Langkawi | Hotelfrom $34
Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi | Hotelfrom $29