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Langkawi Island - The Unforgettable Destination!

By Hanne FN

Langkawi island is known to be the biggest inhibited island with 478.5 square kilometers. Meanwhile, Kuah is the second with 45,000 human populations and the other one is Tuba Island. Most of the uninhibited ones are commonly rocky surface while some are divided by narrow canals which make them can be crossed by small boats.

Mystery Myths and Legend of the Beautiful Langkawi
Langkawi Island that once was a land of the pirates has many fabulous myths and legends which can attract both local and foreign tourists. Langkawi people boast for old tales about ogres, giant birds, beautiful princesses, great warriors, and romance stories. All of these became their wonderful heritages which are brought down from their ancestors. The islands around the area are also can be proud on their exceptional rock formations and countless caves which rich with stalactites and stalagmites, magnificent scenery and tremendously exotic beaches that offering all year round sunshine to satisfy your tanning cravings. For an example, tourists may go to Cenang Beach or Rhu Bay for a wonderful holiday under the warmly convenient sunshine.

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Beach in Langkawi, Malaysia

Beach in Langkawi

Beach, On Land and Underwater World!
Marvelous white beaches around the island, idyllic crystal-clear water plus captivating marine life will give most tourists especially the scuba-divers irresistible offers to be missed out. Water sports and recreational enthusiast will certainly fall in love with Langkawi Island when their holiday become the most attractive ever as it provides lots of water sport activities throughout every year by both local and international bodies.

On the other side, there still lots of many places of interest in Langkawi Island. It is a must for tourists for visiting Mahsuri Mausoleum, which is the most famous legendary woman in Langkawi Island's history who was sentenced to death for adultery that she did not commit. She was stabbed to death and she bleed white blood as a sign of her innocence. Then, she cursed Langkawi to be desecrated from peace and prosperity for seven generations.

More than 5,000 species of aquatic life are placed in the marine aquarium at the Langkawi's Underwater World. This place also placed a few numbers of mammals and reptile species. However, visitors who want to go to Kuah by ferry will be warmly greeted by the giant eagle statue. This landmark is a really great and nice place to take stroll due to the magnificent scenery and make it a suitable place for taking photos.

Underwater World in Langkawi, Malaysia

Underwater World

Duty-free Shopping - Mean Cheap!
Shopping addicts also can find their heavenly places in Langkawi Island as it offers duty-free shopping on a variety of local and imported goods. You can shop where offers provided for wide range of items from perfume, cosmetics, sport gear, leather products, confectionery and cigarettes in affordable prices.

Key Tips
Visitors are only allowed to bring back a carton and a bottle of liquor to the mainland after staying at 48 hours in Langkawi Island in order to avoid the items being taken illegally. On the other hand, there are lots of resorts as well as hotels to be chosen depend on your budget. There are also list of accommodations which suit your financial budget, visit Langkawi now 

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Author: Hanne FN

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