Resort Guide by Kamila Delart 

VIdeo Production Kamila Delart


          tranquil                                sophisticated                          luxurious          

                               pristine                                      captivating                           sublime 


A tranquil hideaway surrounded by 10 million year old rainforest, The Datai is set on a hill, overlooking a dreamy bay with pristine sandy beach - seamlessly blending into the breathtaking surroundings.

Resembling a majestic fortress, the main building comprises 54 elegant rooms and 16 beautifully furnished suites. In the heart of the jungle raise on stilts 40 luxurious Rainforest Villas, and the coastline lures with 14 lavish Beach Villas embedded in tropical gardens, each with a private pool.

The extensive property boasts two swimming pools: a serene adult-only lap pool on the upper level and a smaller one next to the beach for families with children. The award-winning Spa with four open-air villas set along a gurgling creek offers a myriad of Asian-inspired treatments. A health club with sauna and hot and cold plunge bath, complimentary bicycle and non-motorized water sports make the recreational offerings complete.

Spread over 750 hectares with rainforest, swamp, mangroves and seashore, you can experience abundant wildlife without ever leaving the resort’s premises! Whether you like to watch Hornbills through the magnifying lens of binoculars from the balcony of a Premium Room, enjoy strolling along the boardwalks to spot adorable Dusky Leaf Monkeys, or prefer to join the complimentary morning and evening nature walk with resident Naturalist to gain a true understanding of the indigenous flora and fauna - you are guaranteed to leave with fantastic memories.

The resort offers a variety of dining options: The Dining Room opens for breakfast, and serves Malaysian and Western cuisine throughout the day. A lovely alternative in casual al fresco setting provides The Beach Club Restaurant that specializes in Mediterranean and International fare.  Situated in the heart of the rainforest, the Gulai House enchants with a rustic charm of a traditional kampong house and exquisite Malay and Indian cuisine. ‘Floating’ above the green foliage of the rainforest, the award-winning Pavilion lures with out-of-this-world Thai delicacies.

The dedicated Datai team delivers service par excellence. Guests staying at the Beach Villas enjoy around the clock the bespoke attention of a butler.



Jalan Teluk Datai
07000 Langkawi 
Kedah Darul Aman

T (60 4) 9500 500
F (60 4) 9500 600





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