With its beautiful beaches, natural wonders and intriguing history; Langkawi has a little something for everyone. Here’s my list of 20 things to do in Langkawi for a complete island immersion.
With colorful rooms made from drainage pipes and containers, Tubotel is one of the more unique (and affordable) places to stay on the beautiful island of Langkawi in Malaysia.
Nadias Hotel is a no-frills hotel located in the busy Cenang area of Langkawi Island. It’s basic and offers a good night’s rest if you’re looking for an affordable trip to the island.
With stunning cool features like the poolside durian sculpture and the ornate chandeliers; as well as the signature cocktail and delectable desserts— the ultra luxurious 5-star St Regis Langkawi impresses in more ways than one.
The Jawi Peranakan Mansion is one of the heritage colonial mansions in Georgetown that has been restored to its former glory and turned into a boutique hotel. Located in Hutton Lane, it is inspired by the Mughal Indian designs.
The relaxing vibe of the Sea Gypsy Village Resort on Pulau Sibu makes it a wonderful place to get away for a little while. Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean and the soft gentle sea breeze.
Who can resist the lure of a historical quaint hotel with pretty casuarina trees? It’s the Lone Pine Hotel along Penang’s Batu Ferringhi coast.
The Hua Chang Heritage Hotel in Bangkok is a classy and stylish sanctuary in the midst of all the bustle of the city outside its walls. I call it my absolutely fantastic city find!
The Shanghai Mansion Hotel Bangkok provides a small sanctuary away from the chaos of Chinatown– and with its oriental theme, stepping into it is like being transported back in time to old world Shanghai.
To keep up with the growing numbers of hotels and resorts in Malaysia– I thought that I’d list down the key ones that will be opening in 2016. Time to plan that staycation!
The Hard Rock Hotel Penang is one of the more prominent resorts along the Batu Ferringhi stretch of coastal road– after all, who can miss its signature purple sign? With its 80’s rock and roll theme, you’ll feel like a rockstar.
The Lexis Hibiscus is a recent addition to the many resorts in Port Dickson. It stands out for its beautifully positioned villas that make out the shape of a hibiscus over the waters of the Straits of Malacca.
Villa Samadhi is a luxurious retreat in the calm of nature, right smack in the middle of the bustling Kuala Lumpur. It is small, intimate and beautiful.
The Scarlet Singapore, known as Singapore’s first boutique hotel, made me feel as if I was stepping into a beautifully decorated colonial house during the 19th century. It is luxurious and lavish.
The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel has been making a name for itself since it opened in 2011. It is the go-to hotel for the best beachfront location and the best open-aired parties.
The Bohol Beach Club is blessed with gorgeous views of the sea with two distinct hues of blue, and white powdery sand. It is the perfect resort for honeymooning couples, or to get away for some alone time.