"Langkawi" Pulau Langkawi by mary2u99
Pulau Langkawi Travel Guide: 1,550 reviews and 3,951 photos
This is the first view you will see as you reach the jetty in Langkawi. The beautiful yacht and Dataran Lang of the other side.
Langkawi derived its name from the eagle or "helang". In old Malay, "kawi" denotes reddish brown - hence, Langkawi means reddish brown eagle.
Langkawi has 99 magical islands to be explored. Each with a beauty and attraction of its own. The island has a size of 47,848 hectares which is covered two thirds by mountains and tropical rain forest.
Langkawi is split into 6 districts: Mukim Kuah, Padang Matsirat, Ayer Hangat, Bohor, Ulu Melaka and Kedawang.
- Pros:Duty free shoppings
- In a nutshell:Land of reddish brown eagle
Pantai Pasir Hitam or Black Sand Beach is steaked with black sands, believed to be caused by the mineral oxide deposits... more travel advice
Langkawi enjoys duty-free status you can do the shopping as you arrive via the airport or Kuah Jetty shopping malls from... more travel advice
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