Top 13 Best Resorts in Langkawi [2021]

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When you picture Malaysia, there is a perfect chance that you are picturing Langkawi. If beautiful tropical beaches are your thing with crystal blue water and surrounding rainforest, then Langkawi is the perfect place for you. And what better way to enjoy the perfect place than with one of the best resorts in Langkawi, Malaysia!

In this article, I help you find the best beach resorts in Langkawi no matter what your budget and whether you would rather be surrounded by nature or in the hustle of Kuah town.

Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

So whether you are looking for 5-star resorts in Langkawi, the best resorts in Langkawi for families or honeymoon or cheap hotels in Langkawi near beach option, in this guide you’ll find the best place to stay in Langkawi that’s just perfect for you.

Here is our list of the top resorts in Langkawi!

Top 12 Best Resorts in Langkawi [2021]

Comparison Of The Best Resorts In Langkawi

NameWhy?PriceBook
Berjaya Langkawi ResortIsolated yet stunning location with over water chalets$$Click here
The Danna LangkawiStunning scenery with private beach and infinity pool$$$Click here
The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort, LangkawiBeautiful beach and private pool suites, Great for kids too$$Click here
The Datai LangkawiSecluded, stunning villas with big pools, recently refurbished$$$Click here
Cenang Plaza Beach HotelModernly furnished rooms with stunning beach views$Click here
Four Seasons Resort LangkawiBeautiful, secluded location, perfect for adults and families with many activities$$$Click here
Langkawi Seaview HotelRooms with balcony and offers sea or hills view, great for exploring Langkawi’s attractions$$Click here
Vivanta Rebak Island, LangkawiSecluded, beautiful rooms, large pool and many outdoor activities$$Click here
Camar Resort LangkawiGreat quiet location and beautiful beach, many rooms with big pool$Click here
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & SpaBeautiful beach, many rooms and amenities, perfect for families and kids$$Click here
Adya HotelGood location with beautiful rooms and two infinity pools$Click here
Resorts World LangkawiSecluded location, infinity pool with stunning views$Click here
Casa Del Mar LangkawiStunning views with private beach, beautiful rooms and many amenities$$$Click here

Top 13 Best Resorts In Langkawi Reviews

Below are reviews of our top 13 resorts in Langkawi.

Berjaya Langkawi Resort Review

Address: Karung Berkunci 200, Burau Bay, Teluk Burau, Langkawi

Are you looking for a serene beach resort at Langkawi? With a stunning location nestled between the edge of a tropical rainforest and the sea, the Berjaya Resort in Langkawi offers the perfect isolated getaway.

For the ultimate holiday, stay in one of the overwater chalets or choose one of the waterfront chalets. Each chalet is styled with wooden decor and has its own balcony and stunning views of either the rainforest or water. There are chalets suitable for both couples as well as family or group of travellers up to four people.  A great option if you’re looking for the best chalet in Langkawi.

If you can be dragged away from your Langkawi accommodation, you’ll enjoy the resort’s numerous facilities. Facilities at this top resort in Langkawi include 4 restaurants, 3 bars, spa, gym and a free form swimming pool. If you are staying with family, the kids will also love the kids club.

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Whilst situated in a somewhat isolated location, this Langkawi beach resort is only 7.6 kilometres from the Langkawi Airport and close to popular attractions such as the SkyBridge and cable car.

If you would like an overwater chalet, the Berjaya Langkawi Resort is one of the best hotels in Langkawi!

Best Parts?

This Langkawi best resort is isolated yet is situated in a stunning location being nestled between the rainforest and sea.

Worst Parts?

Given the resorts’ isolated location, there aren’t many dining options close by.  But no doubt with this best resort Langkawi offers you’ll never want to leave anyway.

Summary?

When it comes to resorts in Langkawi Island situated in a stunning location, the Berjaya Langkawi is certainly a great choice. It is ideal for both families and for couple travellers looking to get away from it all.

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The Danna Langkawi Review

Address: Telaga Harbour Park, Pantai Kok, Langkawi

Winner of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2019 Award, this elegant hotel featuring colonial architecture with modern facilities is the ideal choice for travellers who are looking for Langkawi places to stay away from the crowds of tourists.

This 5-star resort is one of the Langkawi luxury resorts located on a private beach in Pantai Kok and nestled among the trees at the foot of Gunung Machinchang.

Like most Langkawi beach resorts, the Danna Langkawi has a stunning infinity pool, fitness centre and day spa. Also on-site is a range of dining options including Planter’s restaurant, Terrace, Straits & Co and The Verandah Lounge. This luxury resort in Langkawi also features 24 hour reception, kids club, wifi throughout and a business centre.

There are 125 guest rooms including rooms, suites or villas, with all rooms being beautifully decorated with wooden furnishings. Every room at this Langkawi resort hotel has floor to ceiling windows to make the most of these stunning views as well as air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, sitting area, flat screen TV and private balconies with either beach or mountain views.

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For families looking for the best Langkawi hotels and resorts with spacious rooms, book into a suite or beach villa. Suites have separate living rooms and bedrooms, whilst villas each have their own private infinity pool complete with a deck.

Despite its somewhat isolated location, the Danna Langkawi is close to some of the main attractions on Langkawi. It is also only a short drive from the airport and Telega Harbour.

Best Parts?

Surrounded by untouched nature with stunning scenery, the Danna Langkawi is one of the Langkawi hotel resorts in a supreme location, with a private beach, restaurants and other facilities.  It’s a great choice if you’re after the best hotel in Langkawi for a luxury vacation.

Worst Parts?

Like most of the best Langkawi resorts, the hotel is isolated from the main tourist spots in the island. However, Langkawi is not huge and they can be accessed by a short car ride from the hotel to the main hub. It is close to the cable car.

Summary?

If you are looking for the best hotel in Langkawi for a relaxing holiday with a 5-star experience, the Danna Langkawi will treat you wonderfully and you will not be disappointed. Enjoy nature’s features and serenity in a private location for ultimate relaxation.

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The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi Review

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Datai Bay Area, Langkawi

Located in an isolated setting nestled between a tropical rainforest and the sea, the Andaman Resort is gorgeous and has fantastic panoramic views every which way you look.

Rooms a this Langkawi Island resort have a modern and sleek decor to accentuate the naturality of their location. All rooms are spacious and have their own private balcony with views of either the rainforest or sea. Some of these rooms have direct access to the resorts’ pools, whilst others have their own private swimming pool.

This beach hotel in Langkawi has a great range of facilities to suit everyone. Facilities include 6 restaurants, day spa, gym and a range of water sports on offer. And if you’re looking for where to stay in Langkawi with kids, the Andaman is great as they have an excellent kids club.

Another great feature offered by this Langkawi top resort is that due to the resort’s remote location, it offers complimentary shuttle services to central areas on particular days.

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If you are in search of the best beach resort in Langkawi, in a pure quality spot, the Andaman is what you are looking for. It offers unique services and features at a high standard that will not disappoint.

Best Parts?

The best part about the Andaman is undeniably its stunning location, but also the huge range of activities the resort offers.

Worst Parts?

This is a 5-star luxurious resort, so it’s probably not surprising that many optional activities at the resort are rather pricey. If you’re looking for cheaper alternatives, go outside the resort.

Summary?

The Andaman is arguably the best resort in Langkawi with a private pool as well as being a great choice if you’re after the best resort in Langkawi for family. It offers several wellness activities, along with restaurants and a beach.

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The Datai Langkawi Review

Address: Jalan Teluk Datai Kedah Darul Aman, Datai Bay Area, Langkawi

The Datai Langkawi is surrounded by lush forest and overlooks the private beach of Datai Bay, which has been recognised by Natural Geographic as one of the top 10 beaches in the world.  So it’s no wonder on TripAdvisor it’s ranked as one of the best resorts in Langkawi beach with an amazing 5/5 rating on TripAdvisor from thousands of Langkawi resorts reviews.

The Datai Resort Langkawi has many amazing room types, including one or two bedroom beach villas, rainforest villas, or balcony villas; any of which is perfect for romance or families. Choose the Rainforest Pool Villa if you’re after a Langkawi resort with private pool.

There are many facilities and activities at this Langkawi beachfront resort including three pools, water sports, spa treatments, wellbeing and holistic activities such as yoga, pilates and a tea, spices and herbs lounge, and many nature activities.

The Langkawi beach accommodation also has a 18-hole championship golf course for a sophisticated golf experience situated in one of the world’s most spectacular settings.

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This Langkawi accommodation offers a diverse choice of restaurants, with four available to choose from, and two shops to cater for your needs.

The Datai makes a great place if you’re wanting to romance your partner or if you are after the best resort in Langkawi for honeymoon.

Best Parts?

This resort is one of the luxury resorts in Langkawi and is in a gorgeous location.

Worst Parts?

This is more of a couple resort than a family resort, though children are still welcome. They are, however, encouraged to keep quiet, so if you’re looking for family resorts in Langkawi best to go elsewhere.

Summary?

The Datai Langkawi offers impeccable service and facilities along with an unmatchable location. If you are looking for the best hotel to stay in Langkawi for a luxury getaway, be sure to consider the Datai.

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Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel Review

Address: Lot 2606, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

If you are searching for the hotels in Pantai Cenang Langkawi close to all the main attractions, the Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel is a great choice.

Located along the main tourist stretch in Cenang, this hotel is within walking distance to attractions such as Underwater World and Rice Museum as well as being surrounded by numerous restaurants and shops.

Each room has modern furnishing with some rooms even having stunning beach views. Whilst this isn’t one of the Langkawi Malaysia resorts with a pool onsite, you are only a few hundred metres from the stunning Cenang beach.

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If you’re looking for the best hotel in Langkawi Pantai Cenang in terms of budget and location, the Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel is well worth considering.

Best Parts?

One of the best cheap resorts in Langkawi and located in the heart of Cenang.

Worst Parts?

You won’t get 5-star luxury here and there is no pool on site, but it is perfect for those looking for good choices for cheap places to stay in Langkawi.

Summary?

If you’re after a budget hotel in Langkawi near beach as well as being in the main tourist area, the Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel is a great choice.

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Four Seasons Resort Langkawi Review

Address: Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi

Hidden amidst a tropical jungle, the Four Seasons Resort in Langkawi is located in an isolated yet gorgeous setting, complete with its own 1.8 kilometre beach stretching along the Andaman Coast.

This Langkawi best beach resort is home to 3 restaurants, bars and a spa along with a 55 metre adult pool by the seaside, which you can visit while your children enjoy fun, adventurous activities at the kid’s club. Other facilities include a day spa, daily yoga and fitness classes.

Accommodation at this best Langkawi resort is provided in either one-bedroom Malay-style villas or pavilions and can accommodate up to 8 people (depending on room type). You can have either garden or sea views with some including a private pool or direct beach access. The three-bedroom family villas can fit up to six adults and two children and have multiple indoor-outdoor lounging areas, two bathrooms and a private pool.

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If you’re looking for luxurious beach side hotels in Langkawi away from it all, definitely consider the Four Season Resort.

Best Parts?

The Four Seasons in Langkawi offers luxurious accommodation, great facilities and activities – particularly if you’re wondering where to stay in Langkawi with family.

Worst Parts?

Like many beach resorts in Langkawi, Malaysia, the Four Seasons is a very large resort so it will take you some time to get from one side to the other. However, there is a buggy service to help get you around.

Summary?

The Four Seasons Villa Beach Resort Langkawi is only 20 minutes from the airport and surrounded by both the jungle and beach along the Andaman Coast. There is plenty of fun activities here for your next family getaway.  It’s one of the great resorts Langkawi offers.

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Langkawi Seaview Hotel Review

Address: Lot 40, Jalan Penarak, Kuah, Langkawi

If you’re looking for one of the budget resorts in Langkawi to base yourself whilst exploring the Langkawi attractions, the Langkawi Seaview Hotel is an ideal choice.

Rooms are fitted with a TV, fridge and minibar and, depending on the room type you have chosen, a lounging area. Each room has a balcony providing views of either the sea or the hills and the hotel has a swimming pool and gym.

Located in the heart of Kuah Town, this resort is near the main retail and entertainment districts as well as the Kuah jetty making it a great for exploring Langkawi’s attractions.

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Best Parts?

Whilst no Langkawi beach bungalows are in sight at the Langkawi Seaview Hotel; it is one of the Langkawi Island resorts which is perfect for those on a budget and is centrally located in Kuah.

Worst Parts?

This is not one of the Langkawi resorts near beach, but it is a great spot for exploring Kuah attractions.

Summary?

The Langkawi Seaview Hotel is an ideal spot to base yourself whilst you explore Langkawi attractions. Perfect for those budget conscious travellers looking for the best hotels in Langkawi area.

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Vivanta Rebak Island, Langkawi Review

Address: P.O. Box 125, Rebak Island, Langkawi

Located on a 5-star private island not far from Cenang, the Vivanta is surrounded by brilliant forestry and natural features, all which accentuate the beauty and experience of your stay.

Like all of the best beach resorts in Langkawi Malaysia, there is a huge range of activities and facilities available at Vivanta. There is a beautiful, large outdoor swimming pool, water sports, squash, cycling, darts, karaoke, archery, fishing and much more.

You can also join the yoga classes or trekking trips and for the little ones, there is a kids club. Onsite, there are also 5 restaurants and 3 bars so there’s no need even to leave the island.

Rooms have been stunningly decorated with timber furnishings and modern amenities and include free wifi. Each room has its own private balconies with a sea or garden view. For those who like a little more space, consider a suite which has 2 bedrooms, as well as a separate seating and dining area.

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Despite this Langkawi bungalow resort being located on an island, the resort is located only 7 minutes by boat from the Cenang Port Jetty, so you are never really too far from the mainland if you want to go exploring.

Best Parts?

This beach garden resort Langkawi offers is located on a private island – need I say more? But in all seriousness, this is one of the hotels in Langkawi beach with many different activities and services.

Worst Parts?

The Vivanta is located on a private island and therefore is fairly isolated. You will need to get to the mainland by boat to visit other parts of Langkawi.

Summary?

This is a gorgeous Langkawi island beach resort, located not too far from Cenang. With plenty of facilities and restaurants, it’s a great place to stay if you’re looking for an island getaway.

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Camar Resort Langkawi Review

Address: Lot 60183 Jalan Pantai Tengah, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi

Located in Pantai Tengah, not too far from the main tourist hub of Cenang, the Camar Resort is the best resort to stay in Langkawi for those looking for a well priced hotel, in a quiet location but within easy reach to the main tourist strip.

This is a new resort in Langkawi which only opened in 2018. The hotel features an onsite restaurant, gym and a huge swimming pool. There is a range of room options here all with modern furnishing.  You can choose a standard hotel room or opt for a villa situated in the garden, which even includes your own private spa.

The Camar Resort is a great 4-star resort, in a quiet location on a stunning beach but still within a good distance from the main hub and activity.

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Best Parts?

It’s one of the beachfront hotels in Langkawi which has a great location and gorgeous beach setting, plus it’s not too far from the main tourist hub of Cenang.

Worst Parts?

There are limited activities in the hotel itself compared to other resorts in Langkawi.

Summary?

If you’re looking for the best resort in Langkawi, Malaysia which is well priced and located on the gorgeous Pantai Tengah, the Camar Resort is a good choice.

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Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Review

Address: Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

Experience world-class service, every day at the Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort. Located at the quieter end of the main tourist stretch in Cenang, this is one of the great resorts in Langkawi Malaysia for travellers who want to experience a luxury hotel in a central location.

As you would expect for luxury resorts Langkawi has, here there are many facilities including two outdoor, free-form swimming pools. There is also a gym, sauna, squash, mini-golf, tennis, archery and bicycle rental. It’s also one of the best family hotels in Langkawi and there is plenty here for kids to do, including a kids club and a dinosaur water play area with slides.

For dining, there are restaurants, a lounge and a pool bar. You are also just a short walk from many other eating options. And, of course, you have a beautiful beach to enjoy.

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There is a range of room options all with either a garden, pool or sea view. Travellers have the option of standard rooms or more spacious suites. For families, there are rooms which include additional beds for children.

Best Parts?

This is one of the beach hotels in Langkawi with great facilities and its beachfront with a central Cenang location. The family friendliness of this hotel is especially attractive to prospective family travellers.

Worst Parts?

Given this is one of the best Langkawi resort hotels for families, it can get busy with kids – not ideal if you’re not a family traveller.

Summary?

The Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort and Spa is one of the top beach resorts Langkawi offers and is located in the heart of the main Langkawi tourist hub. There is plenty on offer here and it’s fantastic for families.

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Adya Hotel Review

Address: No. 1 PT4001, Persiaran Mutiara 2 Mukim, Kuah, Langkawi

The Adya Hotel in Langkawi is a grand building that overlooks Kuah Town and is surrounded by a range of restaurants and shops. In fact, there is even a shopping centre located right next door.

The hotel features two infinity pools (one women’s only), a kids club, gym, restaurant and other facilities that you’d expect from a 4-star hotel. All rooms have either a sea or city view and are all beautifully designed and elegantly furnished in a Moroccan theme. There is no alcohol available.

Located in the heart of Kuah Town, this hotel is near the main retail and entertainment districts as well as the Kuah jetty making it a great base for exploring Langkawi attractions.

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Best Parts?

One of the best resorts Langkawi has for those on a budget and in a central location in Kuah Town.

Worst Parts?

Not close to any swimming beaches.

Summary?

The Adya Hotel is a gorgeous and grand hotel that is perfect for anyone looking for a comfortable stay in Kuah Town.

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Resorts World Langkawi Review

Address: Tanjung Malai, Pantai Tengah, Langkawi

Located in a secluded bay, Resorts World Langkawi offers guests luxury and spacious waterfront accommodation.

Without a doubt, the highlight of this resort is its infinity pool. This stunning pool sits across the hotel’s back and peers over the Langkawi coastal waters for an almost elusive setting. The hotel also features 3 different restaurants, a spa and a free shuttle service to Cenang Mall.

Guests can choose from standard hotel rooms, premier rooms or the spacious suites. Rooms at this luxury resort Langkawi have either have a panoramic view of the hills, garden or sea and have modern decorations.

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The Resorts World Langkawi is yet another great option for travellers looking for a quiet holiday experience, but with the free shuttle, you can reach the main tourist hub with ease.

Best Parts?

For an infinity pool with stunning views, this is the best accommodation in Langkawi.

Worst Parts?

There is no famous Langkawi beach here, but wow the pool with that stunning view sure does make up for the lack of beach.  But if a beach is a priority look for one of the other beachfront hotels Langkawi has which are mentioned in this guide.

Summary?

The Resorts World Langkawi is situated on a stunning section of the island with beautiful features and designs and provides a secluded, relaxing experience for its guests.  Certainly one of the Langkawi best resorts.

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Casa Del Mar Langkawi Review

Address: Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

The Casa Del Mar is another of the top Langkawi resorts located on Pantai Cenang. It’s just 10-minutes away from the airport, and you can easily walk to the local restaurants, bars, and shops in the area. 

The facility has 34 polished, and beautifully furnished rooms which feature balconies, terraces, mini-bars, flat screen TVs, iPod docks, tea/coffee making facilities, air conditioning, and private bath.  Suites add in spacious dining and living areas, while upgraded suites feature hammocks, separate living rooms, and four poster beds.

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Amenities include a posh spa, outdoor pool, jacuzzi, fitness centre, poolside bar, restaurant. BBQ facilities, 24 hour front desk, laundry services, airport transfers, and on-site parking.

Best Parts?

This is one of the top Langkawi area hotels with a stunning beach, superb resort facilities, serene surroundings, and impeccable service from the staff.

Worst Parts?

The price can be a bit costly for the budget-conscious traveller. But definitely worth it if you want to indulge yourself in a little treat while staying in Langkawi. 

Summary?

If you’re looking forward to staying in a beautiful, intimate resort in Langkawi that offers great amenities and ensuring that you have a comfortable, and restful stay, then it’s definitely a great choice. 

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Map Of The Best Places To Stay In Langkawi

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So, what’s your Top 13 Best Resorts in Langkawi? Let us know by commenting below!

Read our top things to do in Langkawi here so you can plan your perfect family getaway. Also check out our best hotels in Langkawi with private pool here or our guide to island hopping tours.

By Joshua

Joshua is an Australian who has fallen in love with Malaysia! He explores Malaysia at least a few times a year and has previously lived in Penang.