Langkawi Island 99 Islands In The Sun

Published: 12th March 2012
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Are you are planning a holiday to a beautiful tropical island. Definitely you want an island that can give you a lot of fond memories regardless of whether you come with friends, family or for your honeymoon. Perhaps you could think of to come to Langkawi. It is surrounded by 99 islands, located in Southeast Asia in Malaysia. Langkawi is located in the north western tip of Peninsular Malaysia. To go to there, the easiest way is to use air transportation from Kuala Lumpur the capital of Malaysia. There are 3 airlines that offer daily flights to Langkawi. These are Malaysia Airlines (MAS), Air Asia and the Fire Fly. There are also a flights from Penang and Singapore to Langkawi. If you use ground transportation, you can catch the ferry from Kuala Kedah jetty or Kuala Perlis jetty. From Kuala Kedah takes about 1hr 30 minutes and from Kuala Perlis takes about 1hr. There is also ferry service from Penang which takes about 2 hours 30 minutes.
Beginning with tax-free status that was awarded on 1st January 1987, Langkawi has made its mark as a premier tourist destination in Malaysia. Tax-free status has attracted many investors to invest and this has encourage the development on this island and have attracted many tourists from domestic and abroad. In June 2007, Langkawi have been recognized by UNESCO as one of the world Geoparks site. It is now better known as the Langkawi Geopark. Langkawi island is tropical, hot and humid and receive direct sunlight throughout the year. Langkawi is the main island and the majority of people inhabit the island of Langkawi. The population amounts to approximately 70 thousand people, most of the Langkawian involved directly and indirectly in the tourism industry. This is because, the tourism industry is the most important industry in.
The most suitable time to come to starts from the month of October until April. At this time it is the summer despite some occasional showers. The temperature usually is around 32 and 33 Celsius in the daytime while at night temperatures down to 28 Celsius. After months of April, is the beginning of the rainy season in Langkawi and the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. However, does not mean it will rain all day. You can still enjoy the beauty of Langkawi, even with the overcast weather conditions. There are many interesting places on the island which can be visited such as the Langkawi Cable Car and Sky Bridge, Dayang Bunting Lake, Mangrove Tour, Payar Island Marine Park, Seven Wells Waterfall, Eagle Square, Legend Park, Langkawi Wildlife Sanctuary , Langkawi Craft Centre, Mahsuri Tomb and many others.
Accommodation in Langkawi is a world class. There are many hotels and resorts that offer facilities and outstanding service. There are also many budget chalets and homestays provide services tailored to your budget. In accordance with the rapid development of Langkawi, more hotels have been built. However, the development is monitored by a government agency that is the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA). LADA has stipulated strict rules as a guideline to be followed, it is to maintain the natural beauty and ensure sustainable tourism in Langkawi. Langkawi is also the location of world class events such as the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace show (LIMA), the Langkawi International Dialogue, Langkawi Iron Man, Le Tour de Langkawi, Langkawi International Mountain Bike and many others. With world-class events attracted many participants from within and outside the country and has indirectly promote Langkawi to the world.
Book your hotel in Langkawi now, come to Langkawi for a holiday no matter whether you come with a family or honeymoon, the island of Langkawi is that was the envy of everyone. For more info feel free to visit:

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