Situated 30km off the coast at the very northwestern tip of the Peninsula is a cluster of 104 tropical islands, the largest of which is Pulau Langkawi. The principal town on Pulau Langkawi is Kuah, a boom town of hotels and shops in the southeast of the island. The main tourist development has taken place around two bays on the western side of the island, at Pantai Tengah and Pantai Cenang. Of these, Cenang is by far the most commercialized, and has the option of both budget and luxury accommodation.
Pantai Cenang is no doubt one of the most popular beach spots in Langkawi with the area stretches for 2km long, with cramped chalet sites side by side, white beach & sugary sand. The main attraction of Pantai Cenang is the huge Underwater World, where the highlight is a walk-through aquarium. Tourists can also enjoy plenty of water sports activities at Pantai Cenang beach including, jet skiing, banana boat ride, speed boating, kayaking, snorkeling & fish spa. The private boat tours and island hopping tours can also be arranged.
For luxury travelers, Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa is an obvious choice. This five star luxury resort offers Free Wi-Fi, big pool, spa, private beach, mini golf course, poolside bar, souvenir shop & sea front accommodation. It is highly recommended for the couples & honeymooners.
For budget travelers, there are plenty of accommodation options to choose from. The Sandy Beach Resort Langkawi, Adina Drive-in Motel, Langgura Baron Resort, Malibest Resort, Landcons Hotel & Royal Agate Beach Resort, Cenang Plaza Beach Hotel are some of the choices. All these hotels provide all the facilities to the guests to make their trip memorable. If you want more information on Pantai Cenang Hotels and avail no booking fees, you can book your hotel from Traveloka, the local hotel booking website in Malaysia. Not only that you can easily book & compare hotels, they offer plenty of payment options to pay for the hotel booking as well.
If you are a Shopaholic, The Zon Shopping Paradise in Pantai Cenang awaits you. You can buy chocolates, liquor, perfumes, bags, watches & other items at a duty-free rate from Zon Shopping. For local souvenirs & food, Temoyong Night Market is set every Thursday as well. You can easily reach Pantai Cennag from Langkawi International Airport by hiring a cab from the airport.
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