The Gates Langkawi Resort
Travel Blogs from Langkawi
... not hungry at the time. We took Telukyu road down to the cable car. At the cable car there is a sky walk at the top which looks awesome. Unfortunately due to maintenance it has been closed for the past 18 months and is due to open in February next year which is a shame for us. When we reached the kiosk to pay for the cable car we were told we would have to wait nearly two hours to get on. We had to get ...
Actually there is not much to say about this stop, we were here in 2012 for a friends wedding and spent a week doing the touristy stuff, so we thought that it would be a nice final stop and somewhere we knew we could get connecting flights to Sydney.
Essentially we shopped... Langkawi is a duty free shopping island. We bought alcohol. It was pretty cheap.
We also went back to Bon Ton which was the resort which we stayed in for Bek and ...
... at all with seemingly no one bothered to see us! We decided to go to the nearby McDonalds and look for accommodation on the wi-fi...which unfortunately didn't work. Running out of options and no idea where to stay on the island, Vicky took it upon herself to ask a few Australian guys who it turned out were staying in Pantai Cenang by Cenang Beach for $30 a night. Whilst the price didn't sound too appealing we looked at a map and it seemed the best location so we ...
... hired a moped the exact same thing happened, as soon as we made it to the other side of the island we got stuck in a monster downpour. So we didn't get to see much else of the island after that, Cenang beach seemed to be the only place that the rain avoided so it made sense to just stay there. After 6 days on Langkawi we jumped on a ferry and then another really good, super new overnight bus back to Kuala Lumpur where we had a few days before catching a flight over to ...
... br> With ‘Three cheers for the dorsal fin!’
Most of the women on the beach are clad in the hijab, walking hand in hand with their husbands who wear only board shorts and swim on their own. They gather in groups, take photos of each other and shop for sunglasses. We see one man receive a massage whilst his wife looks on, taking discrete bites of an ice cream behind her face veil. It’s incongruous, bizarre, and we wonder if we belong here.
Other places to stay in Langkawi
Jalan Pantai Dato Syed Omar, Langkawi | 4 star resortfrom $192
- Pleasant, But Not Fantastic
- Adored this hotel
- ONE OF THE TOP 3 RESORTS IN LANGKAWI
Teluk Nibong, Langkawi | 4 star resortfrom $131
- Enjoyed our stay at the Sheraton Langkawi Beach
- Hotel a Disappointment
- Tired old place
P.O. Box 138. Jalan Teluk Baru Pantai Tengah, Langkawi | 3 star resortfrom $149
- Unrivalled excellence
- Perfect Holiday
- Superb view! Superb location!
P.O.Box 125, Langkawi | 4 star resortfrom $140
Lot 2605, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Langkawi | Resortfrom $40
Lot 78, Jalan Kuala Muda, Langkawi | 4 star resortfrom $118
Jalan Pantai Tengah, Langkawi | 3 star resortfrom $63
- Just like home
- We could not fault the Sunset Beach Resort
- We must have stayed at the wrong Sunset Beach Resort!!!
Jalan Pantai Cenang, Langkawi | 4 star resortfrom $154
- Wonderful but quirky
- This place is amazing we will definitly go back.
- Relaxing paradise
Pantai Cenang, Langkawi | Resortfrom $41
Lot PT 892, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mk Kedawang, Langkawi | Resortfrom $44
Batu 1-3/4 Kg. Jalan Kelibang, Mukim Kuah, Langkawi | 3 star resortfrom $30