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Langkawi location

Langkawi is located on the northwestern peninsula of Malaysia and is an archipelago of 99 islands at high tide and 104 at low tide. Situated closer to Thailand than to mainland Malaysia (just 25km away), its waters are where the Indian Ocean narrows to meet the Straits of Malacca.

Langkawi is located only 800km from the Equator and is blessed with year-round warm temperatures and warm waters. The archipelago is famous for its white beaches and the relaxed and its slow paced island life. However, the jewels in our tourism crown are also the Langkawi Geopark and its natural treasures of serrated mountains that are home to a vast array of birds, butterflies, reptiles and animals.

Langkawi is a duty free Island that makes for a great value holidaying.

Langkwi Topography

Langkawi Island is covered by 60% forest, mountains, mangroves and shrubs with 20% being agricultural land and 20%, developed areas. Of all the islands, approximately 90% is forest and only three of the islands have some form of development.

The topography varies from flat coastal plains of Pantai Cenang to the mountainous peaks of Gunung Raya (880m) and Gunung Machincang (713m). There are also many sandy beaches on the main island numerous deserted beaches on the other islands within the archipelago.

Langkawi Gazette

TOURISM BOOST FOR LANGKAWI By Kamila Delart

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TOURISM BOOST FOR LANGKAWI By Kamila Delart Teaming up, TOURISM MALAYSIA and FIREFLY AIRLINES took initiative, inviting journalists and bloggers from all over the country in order to boost media coverage and consequently the number of domestic travelers visiting Langkawi! And while the stories are yet to be published, considering …

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Royal Langkawi Yacht Club gets a makeover

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Royal Langkawi Yacht Club gets a makeover – and Extension: the new little YC-“City” . . . This is an ‘Artist’s impression of the refurbished and redeveloped Royal Langkawi Yacht Club’ . The redevelopment works are scheduled to begin in February 2015 and the Club is expected to be fully operational …

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Langkawi Bookkeeping

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Need an experienced accountant? Langkawi Bookkeeping Services has opened up shop for business. The person behind this service, is INA (Jarina Inajo ) who is doing the bookkeeping for the Langkawi Gazette since several years already.

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CULINARY SPIRIT NIGHTS AT THE DATAI LANGKAWI

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CULINARY SPIRIT NIGHTS AT THE DATAI LANGKAWI By Kamila Delart Boasting two award-wining restaurants, the Gulai House famous for authentic Malay and Indian cuisine and The Pavilion that has been repeatedly celebrated by the Malaysian Tatler for its exquisite Thai cuisine, The Datai Langkawi just added new culinary highlights that …

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Langkawi ARMS Project December 2014

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    ARMS = Artificial Reef Module System       By Kamila Delart ‘No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of a continent, a part of the main… SO NEVER ASK FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS. IT TOLLS FOR YOU…’ While written by …

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Charity Christmas Bazar Langkawi

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  The Charity Christmas Bazar 2014 Its the time of the year again!Yes, we organise yet another Charity Christmas Bazaar on Saturday – Dec 20th 2014at Underwater World Car Park, Jalan Pantai Cenang from 11am to 7pm. Rent-free stalls are available limited to 40 vendors only. If ineterested pls call …

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The Langkawi Healing Exercises

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LANGKAWI HEALERS Langkawi is a place of ‘Healers’: Sophisticated SPAs care not only for your body – but speak also to your Soul. Special Massages, Acupuncture, Yoga Schools, Meditation and Reiki are just a few of the disciplines where these ‘Langkawi Healers’ can be found – most of them working in …

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