Langkawi is today the most popular summer destination in Malaysia. It is an archipelago off the western shores of Kedah, Malaysia near Thailand. Located in warm waters where Malacca Strait meets the Andaman Sea, the archipelago has a total of 104 islands, five of which are not officially counted as islands since they disappear during high tides. As a leading tropical island destination, the archipelago is primarily known worldwide for the inviting Langkawi beaches.
The archipelago’s official name is Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah. It is a treasured province of mainland Malaysia because of its pristine virgin beaches that are attracting hordes of tourists every year. Langkawi Island is the largest island in the archipelago. All the cool beaches are here, and a few of them are the following. [Read more…]