Underwater World Langkawi
The Underwater World Langkawi, a marine showcase
featuring both fresh and salt water fish and other forms of marine life,
is a must-see attraction. Located at Pantai Cenang, a popular beach on the
island, this aquarium features more than 5,000 types of marine life, exhibited
in more than 100 tanks of different sizes.
The highlight is a giant tank housing large marine
species such as sharks, stingrays, groupers and green turtles, with a 15-metre
tunnel for visitors to walk through and enjoy a spectacular view of the exhibits.
Underwater gardens of weeds and sea plants together with exotic fishes and
exhibits or fossils and shells add to the range of interesting sights.
Open: 10:00am to 6:00pm (daily)
Admission: RM15.00 (adult) RM10.00 (child)
Tel: 04-955 6100
Padi Langkawi's latest attraction and one that should not be missed for
agro-tourism lovers. Located at Pantai Cenang, in the vicinity of the island's
popular beach resorts and just two minutes from the airport, Taman Padi Langkawi
showcases the history, heritage and development of the nation's rice growing
Among the attractions here is a rice museum. displaying
artifacts, charts and photographs showing the significance of padi cultivation
to the country. Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a bird's eye view
of the fields from a roof-top garden.
For the uninitiated, try your hand at padi planting
using both traditional as well as modern methods of cultivation. There is
also a restaurant offering popular traditional Malay recipes and local delicacies
which are prepared using rice as the main ingredient.
Open: 10:00am to 6:00pm (daily)
Admission: RM2.00 (adult), Free (below 12 year old)
Tel: 04-955 4312
International Exhibition Center
Located along Pantai Chenang and not to far from
Delima Resort, This exhibition centre was erected in honour of Mahsuri, a
fair maiden who was unjustly accused of adultry.
Atam Alan, Langkawi's original Art Village
in Padand Mat Sirat was made possible by a young couple set out to realize
a long-time dream. Aza Osman, an oil painter and Roshadah Yusof, a batik
artist, have created a wonderful heaven of art and culture, showcasing
the creative energy of a generation.
Atma Alam welcomes the individual and group to parttake
in the village atmosphere and choose from a wide selection of regional mementos.
Original oil and batik paintings are on sale and can be specially
Open: 9:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Tel: 04-955 2615
Kampong Raja at Padang Mat Sirat was the ancient
capital of Langkawi. During the heyday of Langkawi the island's rice granary
was located there. During the Siamese invasion of Langkawi in 1821 the Chieftain
of Langkawi, Dato' Karma Jaya, ordered the granary to be burnt in order to
starve the enemy.
Remnants of the burnt rice could still be seen today
at the very spot of the burnt granary which is known as Beras Terbakar. The
burnt rice is said to have been buried a few metres below ground but often
appears on th surface after a rainy day.
Pantai Cenang and Pantai
Idyllic beaches such as Pantai Cenang and
Pantai Tengahoffer carefree sun-filled days and quiet evening strolls.
First-class accommodation in modern hotels or captivating chalets is available.
A wide range of exciting water-sports provides fun
and thrills for the energetic. Restaurant outlets in the hotels and outdoors
serve a variety of appetizing cuisine.