Attractions in Langkawi

World famous attractions in Langkawi include the three stunning Geoforest Parks and the island’s breath-taking white sand beaches. Add to this numerous cascading waterfalls scattered across the island and a whole host of small islets just waiting to be discovered.

It is the vast amount of attractions in Langkawi that have become one of the main reasons so many people visit the island every year. From beautiful sweeping beaches and breath-taking viewpoints, to national parks teeming with wildlife and fascinating geology. It’s a combination of all there naturally forming attractions that make the Langkawi archipelago so special and unique. Spread across its almost 500 sq km landmass lies an abundance of lush rainforest as well as extraordinary wildlife. Rich with history, myths and legends, Langkawi is an island packed full with world famous attractions, as well as luxury resorts and unforgettable dining opportunities.


From the soft white sand of Tanjung Rhu Beach to the rich black sand of Pantai Pasir Hitman Beach. Langkawi is blessed with dozens of beautiful beaches. Whether you are searching for a quiet, secluded bay or a lively party beach, Langkawi has something to suit everyone. Beaches packed full with watersport opportunities are plentiful. Others offer the perfect setting for romantic beach front dining and sunset cocktails with your loved one.

Islands & Parks

Langkawi is just one of over 100 islands within the archipelago. Many of the islands are uninhabited and teaming with wildlife. More developed islands provide the perfect environment for visitors to learn about the Geo Parks. Visitors can stay on the island and explore Machinchang Geo Park and Kilim Karst Geo Park. Alternatively, take a boat trip over to nearby Dayang Bunting Marble Geo Park where you’ll discover the ‘Lake of the Pregnant Maiden’.


The island’s vast mountainous landscape and lush rainforest provide the ideal environment for waterfalls, especially during the wet season. Cascading falls from the island’s highest waterfall, Temurun Waterfall, attract visitors all year round. Explore nearby viewpoints before cooling off in the refreshing pools that gather at the base of the falls.

Taking an organised tour will make sure you get to experience the best of what Langkawi has to offer.