There are a selection of restaurants and bars at the hotel. The Grove where there is a nightly themed buffet as well as an amazing breakfast, the Bayu lounge for light snacks, tapas and cocktails, the poolside bar and the fun pub "Someplace else". Our favourite restaurant at the hotel was the Sambar Ria where you could sit at the edge of the beach and watch the sunset whilst enjoying the terrific food. The duck with biriyani rice was my favourite whilst Gary was addicted to the lamb shank rendang with risotto rice. He even had 2 one night!
Although the beach in front of the hotel is not one of the best I have seen, the views from the terraces are quite spectacular lloking over the islands in the bay. All in all we had a really enjoyable stay at the Sheraton Perdana and would stay again when we return to Langkawi.
The Sheraton Perdana is just outside Kuah town and within walking distance from jetty point, Eagle square and Langkawi Fair-the islands biggest shopping mall.
The hotel is lovely with a beautiful landscaped gardens and a great choice of restaurants and facilities. The rooms are everything you would expect in a five star hotel.
This picture doesn't really do the hotel justice but if you double click to expand it-you will get more of an idea.
It was my first time going to any holiday resort in Malaysia and I really loved it. We paid around £50 per night for our chalet. Resort is spread on a beautiful natural landscape. The good thing about these chalets is nothing has been spoiled and you can enjoy a peace stay in wild bushes.
all the chalet were located within the natural environment, without harming natural beauty. Our chalet was also in the middle of a deep bushes and that chalet had all the convenience of a modern accommodation. There was a balcony as well to sit down and enjoy the evening.
All the chalets are from a distance of main reception area, so you have two options either walk on a zigzag track to your chalet or take a shuttle service. we were staying in a chalet which was located on uphill so we always use to walk down to reception area and our way back shuttle service was the best option
Accommodation at The Datai consists of 54 deluxe rooms, 35 villas and 18 suites. All have spectacular views of the natural landscape from the verandahs.
The deluxe rooms feature a combined bedroom and living area with balcony. Rooms are furnished with a king-size bed, private bar, a writing desk and two comfortable day beds. The spacious bathroom and dressing room feature twin vanities, bathtub and shower.
The individual freestanding villas are built high up in the tropical rainforest, connected to public facilities by a series of pathways scattered throughout the forest. They feature a private deck with sun lounges and an elevated verandah which can be used for private dining.
The corner and end suites include a spacious bedroom with en suite bath, a large bedroom and separate living area with dining table. All suites open out to a spacious balcony.
The Datai Suite has two bedrooms, an expansive living room with separate dining area along with a fully equipped kitchen. Surrounded by a large balcony finished in sandstone, it provides panoramic ocean views.
Pool villas have all the features of villas plus a private deck with daybed and 3 metre x 4 metre plunge pool.
The Datai’s four Pool Suites are located down near the beach next to the Beach Club. Every two suites share a living and dining area linked by covered walk-way, where there is also a fitted kitchen.
It is necessary to reserve two pool suites in order to enjoy privacy in this area. The four suites which also feature a private swimming pool for the use only by Pool Suites guest, are ideal for families or two couples.
The heart of Casa Del Mar's ( Spanish for 'Home by the sea' ) philosophy is to create unique experiences around individual guests, providing them with a tranquil hideaway.
Offering breath-taking sea-view accommodation, innovative dining options and Spa facilities the 31-room Casa Del Mar is the perfect oasis for travelers looking for a private and peaceful retreat.
From its Mediterranean architecture to its cosy and aesthetically pleasing interior, Casa Del Mar is a 'highly individualized property'.
At Casa Del Mar, one can indulge in the personalized yet unobtrusive service designed specially to pamper the individual.
Guest will be in for a real gastronomic experience in the Food & Beverage outlets where innovative & yet soul satisfying Mediterranean cuisine, seafood BBQ and Asian samplers will be served.
Guests can choose to sit in the covered restaurant, with interiors recreated to the splendour of a Californian winery or dine al fresco in the poolside or the garden facing the beach.
Casa Del Mar offers one the tranquility of a private holiday home by day and subtle gaiety by night through entertainment and dining options. All traditional hospitality practices will be challenged such that every aspect of the property is in harmony with the object of creating experiences around individuals.
Rest well and relax… this is all you do at your new home by the sea… It's about creating unique experiences around individuals… Together with its breathtaking sea-view accommodation, innovative dining and spa options… This is Life as it should be...
I'm getting soft as I get older but I do like a basic degree of comfort when I'm travelling. I also have an aversion to mosquitoes which makes a lot of the cheap and cheerful places almost unbearable for me. The Best Star Resort will not be everyone's ideal choice but for me it was perfect. Having arrived on Langkawi feeling very sick (the start of a chest infection) and stressed out I needed some clean, roomy, comfortable and free of biting insects.
It is a new place and has open been open just a few months, I believe. The rooms are large and spotlessly clean. Sitting on the bed or walking barefoot on the carpet doesn't make you cringe, like some other places I've stayed in.
Superior rooms go for RM105, Junior Suites with a beach view RM150, and Suites with a beach view RM250. I arrived at the start of Ramadan and Cenang was really quiet so they let me have a room for RM95. I stayed in one of the lowest priced rooms and it was a good size so the Suites must be huge.
There is a RM10 surcharge on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month and during school holidays. The peak season surcharge (festive holidays) is RM20. As always, prices are subject to the laws of supply and demand. If it's busy be thankful for getting a room. If it's quiet you should be able to haggle for a bargain.
Facilities include A/C, hot water showers with a large dispenser of liquid soap, big fluffy towels, TV and a desk in the rooms. It is Muslim run and the staff are extremely friendly. I also had confidence that things wouldn't go missing from my room or that my credit card wouldn't be 'borrowed', as has happened in Thailand in the past. Breakfast is included in the room charge, nothing extravagant but quite sufficient - eggs, toast, jam, tea or coffee.
Pelangi Beach Resort, where the warmth of the sun and radiance of lush tropical gardens mingle with romantic nights.
Located on the west coast on the island of Langkawi, the resort spreads over 30 acres of palm fringes beachfront facing Pulau Rebak Kecil.
The relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the resort is synonymous with Langkawi's own laid back style, making this an ideal location for family holidays, or for those occasion when business needs to be tempered by pleasure.
Only 8km from the Langkawi International Airport, the resort is designed like a Malaysian village or "Kampung", and equipped with all the modern amenities to offer maximum comfort and luxury.
Tucked away in a little (though not deserted) corner, near main town KUAH, is the Sheraton Perdana, one of the finest resorts in Langkawi.
We arrived there and received a warm Selamat Datang!(just as in all of Malaysia:) ...there was however a mix up in our hotel reservations, the 2 sea view rooms had been instead changed for 1 sea view and 1 garden view room, this was however a mistake on the part of the travel agent, and the hotel tried its best to rectify the problem!:)
The Perdana service is great, the beachfront nice enough (with watersport facilities at reasonable rates being available), the food just great! the ambience in the resort-very friendly and the spa experience- out of this world!!!
The Spa for one! Offering a million treatments which are the most relaxing ever! The 3 pools incl the Ocean pool, are delightful to look at and to soak in! They also have daily Perdana activities so you can join in if you want to! :)
Exceptionally gorgeous is the Perdana jetty-makes for a perfect postcard!:)
Really liked the location as it is 5 minutes from the ferry jetty to Kedah and Penang and the main town itself Kuah.
However the better beaches are away, 15 to 20 minutes drive. The hotel does have an outdoor swimming pool. Be careful of security as some of my friends had their rooms broken in some time ago.
Although this hotel is out from the centre of town it was ideally located for a relaxing holiday. There was a taxi stand at the front gate & the hotel supplied you with the fixed prices charged for trips which was really helpful. Along the street there was a number of restaurants that opened on different days of the week as it was the quiet season. There was a little food store & you could also buy clothes, shoes & icecreams just outside. The hotel had its own store & the prices were reasonable as Langkawi is a duty free island.
The hotel had a huge pool which was good as it was really too rough to swim at the beach. It also had a jacuzzi & a swim up bar. There were a number of restaurants but the food out in the streets was unbelieveably cheap & yummy. They didn't hassle anyone who brought their own drinks down to the pool.
This hotel was included in a deal from a tour operator that included transfers and the ferry price so we didn't choose it ourselves. It was fine though and had a great swimming pool and is less than a 5 minute walk to the beach of Pantai Tengah.
Apparently it has the longest swimming pool in Malaysia. The downside was that the room smelt a bit damp and musty.
Gecko is a join run venture by a western woman called Rebecca who set up this hostel/guesthouse in order to bring in the backpackers. Its set just off the beach, altho its only a 2 minute walk and you're there and it has a wicked bar which at night can get really busy and has a relaxed atmosphere as well. Theres a choice of both bungalows with bathroom and theres rooms with shared rooms. We found the cheapest rooms at Langkawi here, and also the best ones!!
Gecko has a couple of bar men who work there who will entertain you all day with their stories and antics. Miss them!!
Ask for Rebecca!
Many of Bon Ton’s guests are people seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives. Why do people keep coming back? Because Bon Ton allows guests to escape to the simplicity of kampung (village) life. Resort owner, Narelle McMurtrie, treats guests like part of the family, in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. And yet a sense of style pervades the whole experience. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience...
The five restored century-old Malay houses are decorated with antique furniture and textiles. They are surrounded by coconut palms and look out on to a deep-blue oblong pool with a Jacuzzi at one end. You can sip a mango margarita at the bar or take a class at the onsite Langkawi Cookery School.
The Bon Ton also houses one of the best restaurants to be found on the island. The barbecue rock lobster was wonderful, as was the baked snapper served on mango rice.
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