Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:19:47 GMT

Island Hopping

Unspoilt islands just waiting to be discovered.


A great way to explore the surrounding islands in Langkawi is to hop on a speedboat.

A great way to explore the surrounding islands in Langkawi is to hop on a speedboat.

Visit smaller islands like Pulau Dayang Bunting (Island of the Pregnant Maiden), where Gua Langsiar (Cave of the Banshee) and Tasik Dayang Bunting (Lake of the Pregnant Maiden) can be found.

There's also Pulau Singa Besar (Island of the Big Lion) with its extraordinary wildlife sanctuary, flora and rock formations that are reputedly over 500 million years old. Pulau Beras Basah (Island of Wet Rice) has some of the most pristine stretches of beach and crystal-clear waters.

Island Hopping
Price From RM64 (adult) RM55 (child), or RM380 to charter a boat for up to eight persons
Getting There Most packages include pickup from your hotel to the Kuah jetty and back. There are boats that also depart from Pantai Cenang.

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Whether you’re looking for a laidback holiday or one full of activity, there’s something for every predilection here.Whether you’re looking for a laidback holiday or one full of activity, there’s something for every predilection here.Whether you’re looking for a laidback holiday or one full of activity, there’s something for every predilection here.Whether you’re looking for a laidback holiday or one full of activity, there’s something for every predilection here.

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