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Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi,on Northwestern shore of Malaysia is a archipelago of Langkawi Islands. Situated Just where the Indian Ocean narrows down into the Straits of Melaka,it was once a heaven for pirates. Today it serves as a retreat for visitors near and far.

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Nestled againts a dramatic backdrop of mountains are ancient lakes and forests,waterfalls and beaches,all of which enhance the wonder that is Langkawi.Blessed with blamy climate that promises warm temperatures throughout the year,it beckons visitors seeking escape from day to day life.

Langkawi have come to define the island as a popular tropical destination. Surrounding the main island of Pulau Langkawi are a number of offshore islets that will really draw your interest, namely Pulau Dayang Bunting, Pulau Singa Besar, Pulau Payar Marine Park and Pulau Beras Basah.

Langkawi attractions are scattered liberally across the island - its most developed beach towns are Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah, but it is in Kuah that you will find the most sightseeing spots such as Dataran Lang, Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman, and Al-Hana Mosque. The more tranquil Padang Matsirat and Pantai Kok locales also house some interesting sights, specifically Mahsuri’s Tomb and Oriental Village.

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