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Langkawi, Malaysia

Local Facts Langkawi

  • Tax haven, dutyfree area
  • No public transit, can rent scooters for ~9 EUR/day. Bargain scooter for 5.50 EUR/day.
  • Bicycle rentals available for 2-6EUR/day
  • Population is 94k, but island is pretty big. Might locate to a smaller city (similar to Phu Quoc)
  • Has beaches all over the island

Getting There

  • Has an airport, connects to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, MY, and Penang, MY.


  • Waterfalls
  • Cable car
  • Crocodile park

Water activites

  • Surfing
  • Jet skis
  • Some parts of the water have jellyfish
  • Sailing + Mangrove navigation
  • Kayaking

Food & Drinks

  • Lots of restaurants and bars, but
  • No tax means super cheap booze. 6EUR for 1L bottle of Absolut vodka. 0.26EUR beers.
  • Has a night market! Just like Phu Quoc.


  • Plenty depending on what part of the island you want. 10-30 EUR/night. Suggestion is to walk along beach until you find accommodations.


  • Fast, and lots of it.

Network Coverage

  • 4G LTE everywhere

Carriers & Pricing

  • Multiple. Maxis, Digi, Celcom, U-Mobile


  • 1 EUR = ~4.65 Malaysian Ringgit