Situated on the peaceful north-western tip of the island of Langkawi, off the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is where you can nurture your well-being to the full amidst the island’s vibrant blend of local cultures, mesmerising waterfalls, idyllic paddy fields and mangroves, and a labyrinth of secret waterways.
Steeped in ancient legends and primordial jungle, Pulau Langkawi is the largest island in a 99-strong archipelago. Nestled between mainland Malaysia to the east and the Andaman Sea to the west, the island is famous for both its outstanding natural beauty and its unique flora and fauna.
Nestling in the heart of a 10-million-year-old rainforest, The Datai Langkawi is a captivating destination resort that blends into its natural surroundings. Situated on the mystical island of Langkawi, the resort’s lush tropical rainforest embraces each room, suite and villa, with private verandas and breathtaking views.
Datai Bay is rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic and, together with the resort’s surrounding jungle, is host to a wealth of wildlife, some of which is endemic to the area. You may well spot Dusky langurs, Tokay geckos and Sunda colugos during your stay.
The Datai offers 3 different accommodation options. The Canopy Collection is situated in the main buildings, providing ideal access to the spectacular pool, dining room and lobby lounge. The Rainforest Collection is tucked deep inside the lush tropical rainforest and vegetation that covers The Datai Langkawi estate; a true escape into nature. Finally, the Beach Collection which sits directly on the white-sand beach of Datai Bay with ancient rainforest as a backdrop, with full butler service.
The various dining options include award winning The Gulai house, serving authentic Malaysian cuisine, based deep inside the rainforest. More casual dining experiences can be experienced at The Beach Club and The Beach Bar, with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, but for a special occasion, The Datai Langkawi can create a personalised candlelit dinner on the beach for you.
Upon completion of the new refurbishment in September 2018, the refreshed look and feel of the resort will offer guests nature- and culture-based experiences, promoting its Malaysian hospitality to the world and reaffirm The Datai Langkawi as Malaysia’s most sought-after luxury destination resort with unrivalled and unique experiences.