By Kamila Delart


Living in a river chalet surrounded by lush tropical greenery, I don’t have to go far to experience wildlife. I’m sharing my house with geckos and lizards. And just sipping my morning coffee on the porch, I get to see hornbills, and occasionally even a lizard claiming up a palm, or sea otters splashing water in the stream.

So Langkawi’s WILDLIFE PARK was for a long time not on the top of my priority list. A mistake - as it turns out!  When I finally visited this beautiful place, I couldn’t get myself to leave and nearly missed my next appointment scheduled four hours later! But let me start from the beginning on…

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Bistro Fun Pub  (Live Music, ChillOut)


NOTE: Only open in December -  9am - 1am.

Kampung Tok Senik Resort, Ulu Melaka
Tel: 04 955 7288

Things to know:
Can I enter without eating there ? Yes / No
What is the price of a Beer? RM 8 per can, RM 30 per bucket (5 cans)
Dress Code: None  Casual  Smart-Casual  Formal (But strictly no slippers and shorts)

Closed: Sunday (check by phone, might be open)

Description of the place:
Situated near the swimming pool, this large pub is designed to provide conference services, functions and dinner. Completes with a bar and a stage where the live band performs.


Bistro Fun Pub in Kampung Tok Senik Resort Langkawi - Langkawi Gazette

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Babylon Mat Lounge 

(Live Music, ChillOut)

Pantai Cenang

Things to know:
Can I enter without eating there ? Yes / No
What is the price of a Beer? RM 5 per can
Dress Code: None  Casual  Smart-Casual  Formal

Opening Hours (Daily): 11am - 1am         
Closed: Every second Monday of the month
Band's Performance Duration: 10pm - 12 midnight

Description of the place:
Situated amidst the motels and restaurants along Cenang Beach, Babylon Mat Lounge attracts people by its famous live band and the setting of the place - wooden tables and chairs of different sizes and heights. There are merchandises that are handmade by the staff such as beer holders, t-shirts and slippers.

Babylon Mat Lounge in Pantai Cenang - Langkawi Gazette

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This museum doesnot exist anymore


Ibrahim Hussein Museum

This a museum for Malaysian artist Ibrahim Hussein. 
He was a contemporary of Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollack. 
His early work is pop art and later work uses lots of small lines. 
The collection is over two floors and 30mins is sufficent time to view. 
The musuem is located in a white modern buidling on a hill next
to Pantai Tengorak beach. 

There is a small entrance fee. 

Address: Pasir Tengorak
Jalan Datai Langkawi 07000
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Ibrahim Hussein Museum and Cultural Foundation


Breeze Lounge  (Live Music, ChillOut)  

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, near Kuah

Things to know:
Can I enter without eating there ? Yes / No
What is the price of a Beer? RM 16 - RM 18 per bottle
Dress Code: None  Casual  Smart-Casual  Formal

Opening Hours (Daily): 9am - 1am
Happy Hour: 5.30pm - 7.30pm (20% off on all drinks)
Band's Performance Duration: 8.30pm - 12 midnight

Description of the place:
The Breeze Lounge is luxury, wide, half open space under a big roof, facing the sea.
It's an elegant venue with a lot of marble and well dressed guests.

Don't go there in your oldest blue jeans - or you will feel out of place ...

Breeze Lounge at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa - Langkawi Gazette

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Bistro and Beergarden


Tel:  +60 4 - 955 1363


Operating Hours:  from 8am
Kitchen closes at 10.30pm

Opened by the German foodie Wolfgang 23 years ago when Pantai Cenang was a sleepy fishermen village, the Beach Garden passed the test of time with flying colors - bursting at the seams although surrounded by hundreds of other culinary outlets today.

Situated directly on the beach, you will enjoy a beautiful view of the Andaman Sea and the cozy feeling of warm sand between your toes. Airy canopies above the dining tables provide soothing shade and shelter from an unexpected rain shower.

While loved for its laid-back atmosphere, the sophisticated dark-red table clothes hint that the cuisine served has class. And indeed, J.J. Graf, the Executive Chef from Switzerland, used to spoil with his culinary creations discerning guests on 5* Cruise Liners of Sheraton and Hilton and in award-winning resorts all over the world.