Photo: Sunset on Cenang beach.

A week in Langkawi

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Langkawi offers such a diverse range of things to do that many travellers here end up wishing they had allotted themselves a bit more time. For those who fancy taking in a few sights between sand-between-the-toes days, here are our suggestions for rounding out a week's worth of exploration on the beautiful island.

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Day 1: Explore the island A drive around the island via motorbike or car is an opportunity to see some beautiful landscapes, including rainforest, paddy, waterfalls and beaches. On the northern side of the island enjoy some down time at less developed Tanjung Rhu beach.  For lunch, Scarborough’s Fish and Chips not only has some of the best fish and chips on the island, but they are smack dab on the glorious beach. While in the neighbourhood, stop into Kompleks Kraf Langkawi for a fix of local culture and perhaps get some hands-on batik ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)

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Popular attractions in Langkawi

A selection of some of our favourite sights and activities around Langkawi.

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