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The Datai Langkawi

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Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Nestled 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. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. 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.

3 Restaurants / 1 Bar
Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.
Luxury Asia Collection

The Datai Langkawi

Certified
Sustainable
Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Nestled 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. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. 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.

Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.
3 Restaurants / 1 Bar
121 Rooms / 12 Suites
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Inclusions:

Inclusions with the hotel Include:

Breakfast

Complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas

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Facilities:

Facilities within the hotel include:

Adult Pool

The Health Club

The Els Club Teluk Datai golf course

Family pool

The Gulai House Restaurant

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Restaurants

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Whether you’re planning a romantic escape or a family holiday, The Datai Langkawi encourages guests to enjoy a range of experiences from exploring the rainforest right outside your room door to cooking classes and golfing at The Els Club Teluk Datai.

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Location
Distance from Langkawi International Airport

30 km / 40 minutes drive to the resort

Distance from Kuah Jetty, Kuah Town

45 km / 60 minutes drive to the resort

Flight to Langkawi from:

Kuala Lumpur: 60 minutes
Penang: 30 minutes
Singapore: 90 minutes

Ferry to Langkawi from:

Kuala Perlis: 45 minutes
Kuala Kedah: 90 minutes
Penang: 180 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun or Koh Lipe.

Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic retreat to nature.

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The Datai Langkawi

Nestled 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. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. 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.

Sustainable Resort
Classic Perspective Certified
Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.
Family Friendly
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121 Rooms / 12 Suites
Wheelchair Accessible
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The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa is unique. It is the ultimate luxury experience, situated in the rainforest near the beach and within walking distance of The Beach Club. At approximately 3,500 square metres, it comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms including a master bedroom, two pools and a pool table. There is also 24-hour butler service and a private chef. Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers and bar (excluding wines from the wine cooler), daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Rainforest Villa

The 32 Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

The Two-Bedroom Beach Villa is 750 square metres in size, with a lounge area, spacious deck and outdoor dining area. It appeals to guests seeking private and secluded accommodation with full butler service. Each bedroom has en suite bathrooms that include a designer stand-alone bathtub and twin vanities. There is a separate, open-plan living and dining room with high timber ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sofa seating. The outdoor dining area seats eight. All rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, a TV, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and bar (excluding wines from wine cooler). Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers, daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

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The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa is unique. It is the ultimate luxury experience, situated in the rainforest near the beach and within walking distance of The Beach Club. At approximately 3,500 square metres, it comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms including a master bedroom, two pools and a pool table. There is also 24-hour butler service and a private chef. Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers and bar (excluding wines from the wine cooler), daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.
Rainforest Pool Villa
Rainforest Villa

Rainforest Villa

The 32 Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

The Two-Bedroom Beach Villa is 750 square metres in size, with a lounge area, spacious deck and outdoor dining area. It appeals to guests seeking private and secluded accommodation with full butler service. Each bedroom has en suite bathrooms that include a designer stand-alone bathtub and twin vanities. There is a separate, open-plan living and dining room with high timber ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sofa seating. The outdoor dining area seats eight. All rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, a TV, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and bar (excluding wines from wine cooler). Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers, daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.
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Activities
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GOLF

Nestled between primeval rainforest and the emerald green of the Andaman Sea, the award-winning, 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course at The Els Club Teluk Datai, designed by legendary player Ernie Els, provides a grand game experience in one of the world’s most spectacular settings.

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SAILING

Discover the hidden beauty of Langkawi on board the Naga Pelangi. The Datai has curated a selection of bespoke and exclusive cruises including discovery and sunset cruises from the end of November to early May 2020 to explore Langkawi’s breath-taking landscapes.

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COOKING CLASS

The cooking classes at The Datai Langkawi are bound to delight guests looking for delicious culinary experiences. Join Datai's Malay, Thai and Indian resident chefs at The Dapur (Malay for 'kitchen'). The hands-on cooking session begins with a walk to The Garden to select fresh ingredients, followed by the cooking session and ends with lunch (including your sumptuous new creation) accompanied with a specially paired glass of wine. You will also be presented with a personalised certificate of accomplishment.

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NATURE CENTRE

Inspired by a tribal bamboo longhouse, the Centre includes a nature library, lounge (with a teas, herbs and spices corner), and educational area. It is home to The Datai's team of resident naturalists and marine biologists led by Irshad Mobarak.

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WATER SPORTS

The Datai Langkawi’s pristine beach, azure waters and tranquil atmosphere affords the perfect opportunity to connect with nature. The warm waters of the Andaman sea invite you to explore its intricate marine life by snorkeling in the shallows or, for the more adventurous, try kayaking, windsurfing or sailing out to the farther reaches of the bay while surrounded by the most breathtaking views of the rainforest and islands.

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NATURE WALKS AND TREKS

Set against a wilderness backdrop of primordial mountains, the pristine 10 million-year-old rainforest is home to a wealth of flora and fauna: you may well spot Dusky langurs, Tokay geckos and Sunda colugos during your stay. The resort’s private footpath leads to dreamy Datai Bay’s idyllic white-sand beach, one of the Top 10 Beaches worldwide as awarded by National Geographic. Rainforest and Beach walks take place daily. Guests can participate in conservation and scientific research activities. An outdoor pavilion leads to the nature trail, beach, mangroves and 20-metre-high canopy walk.

Dining
THE GULAI HOUSE

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional ...

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THE GULAI HOUSE

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over...

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THE GULAI HOUSE

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and ...

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THE BEACH CLUB AND THE BEACH BAR

The Beach Club is the place to enjoy a convivial and truly friendly atmosphere. It comprises a lounge bar by the beach and a casual-dining restaurant...

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THE LOBBY LOUNGE

Overlooking the Andaman Sea and the rainforest, this open-air lounge is the ideal place to relax and take in the panoramic view of Tarutao island on ...

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Spa & Wellness
Opening Hours: 10am - 9pm

The Spa is situated along a small winding stream surrounded by the sounds and subtle aromatic scent of the rainforest. Offering uniquely delivered treatments in a natural environment, The Spa experience induces a sensory journey of overall well-being through relaxation and rejuvenation. Focusing on aligning wellness with nature, The Spa's signature treatments incorporate the healing plants and herbs found in the rainforest; adopting age-old traditions and philosophies of the Malay culture known as Ramuan.

Spa Treatments

In addition to 5 spa treatment villas offering Ramuan-based treatments, Phyto5’s innovative skincare delivers the ultimate holistic skincare experience, creating an equilibrium of inner wholeness and external radiance. Manicures and pedicures using specialist Bastien Gonzalez treatment range that focuses on the health and natural beauty of nails, hands and feet is also available.

Wellness

There are several facilities and experiences within the resort that cater to guests’ overall wellbeing. The Holistic Pavilion is the perfect place to unwind and free your mind. Daily classes, offering a selection of exercises, including yoga and Pilates, focusing on the synthesis of natural healing methods, movement, and breathing exercises to elicit a sense of well-being.

The Heath Club

Located just off the beachfront near to The Beach Club with magnificent views of the Andaman Sea. It features a range of the latest equipment for strength and cardio, flexibility and resistance training together with outdoor sports equipment for tennis and cycling. Sauna and steam room facilities complement your quest for optimal health.

Pools

The Datai Langkawi has three pools. The Adult Pool is situated at the main building with a spectacular view of the rainforest canopy, the Andaman Sea and Tarutao island beyond on the horizon. Its loungers under the iconic white umbrellas are in an ideal spot for relaxing with refreshments throughout the day. The Family Pool is just a few steps from the beach and also has a Toddler Pool and wading area.

Facilities

Hotel facilities with your booking:

Adult Pool

The Health Club

The Els Club Teluk Datai golf course

Family pool

The Gulai House Restaurant

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Inclusions

Inclusions with your booking:

Breakfast

Complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas

See More Inclusions

Frequently Asked Questions

Location
Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic retreat to nature.
Distance from Langkawi International Airport

30 km / 40 minutes drive to the resort

Distance from Kuah Jetty, Kuah Town

45 km / 60 minutes drive to the resort

Flight to Langkawi from:

Kuala Lumpur: 60 minutes
Penang: 30 minutes
Singapore: 90 minutes

Ferry to Langkawi from:

Kuala Perlis: 45 minutes
Kuala Kedah: 90 minutes
Penang: 180 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun or Koh Lipe.

The Datai Langkawi

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

The Two-Bedroom Beach Villa is 750 square metres in size, with a lounge area, spacious deck and outdoor dining area. It appeals to guests seeking private and secluded accommodation with full butler service. Each bedroom has en suite bathrooms that include a designer stand-alone bathtub and twin vanities. There is a separate, open-plan living and dining room with high timber ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sofa seating. The outdoor dining area seats eight. All rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, a TV, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and bar (excluding wines from wine cooler). Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers, daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.
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