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13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See

30 Jan 2023
Bored of all the same recommendations on what to do in Langkawi? Why not have a look at this extensive list that we have painstakingly prepared for you! (faster thank us!?)This is also a great time to support the local tourism industry, don’t you think? So come take a look at the 13 hidden gems that we have "unhidden" for you, here in Langkawi!
 

Faizy Crystal Glass Blowing

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Faizy Crystal Glass Blowing
Faizy Crystal Glass Blowing

A must-visit for beautiful glass designs shaped to look like 🦅birds, 🌻flowers, and many more! Not only that, but you also get to see some very informative demonstrations of glassblowing techniques! According to google reviews, the artists are friendly and welcoming, and you won't feel pressured to buy anything from them. (This kind of feeling...you know, I know😌). The best part is...the entrance is free!

 

Salt Cave (Temporarily Closed)

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Salt Cave
Salt Cave

Yes! Can you believe it? We have a salt cave here in Langkawi (actually more of a room-lah). This salt cave is Malaysia's first salt therapy in a man-made space, filled with fine Himalayan and Turkish salts. Some of the benefits you can gain from this include improved 🫁respiratory issues and 😌✨skin conditions, detoxification, and many more.

 

German Food Corner

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: German Food Corner
German Food Corner

After walk-walk must be hungry right? Here is a restaurant that serves German and other Western food. The best thing about this place is that not only is it halal, but the food portions are also pretty large and come at a reasonable price too! This hidden gem is a must-visit when you're at the Oriental Village.

 

Wat Tham Kisap

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Wat Tham Kisap
Wat Tham Kisap
If you like taking 📸photos with statues, then come, there are lots of them here. Since Langkawi is close to Thailand, it's not strange to see a couple of Thai Buddhist wats here. One of the best attractions at Wat Tham Kisap (other than the infinity amount of statues) is the giant gold Buddha backed by natural limestone. Make sure to bring your 👨‍🦱👨parents here too, pretty sure they'll love it!
 
 

Ayer Hangat Village

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Ayer Hangat Village
Ayer Hangat Village

Can't go to Japan? No problem, immerse yourself in Malaysia's very own onsen bath here in Langkawi! This is also the only saltwater hot spring in Malaysia! Besides the hot spring, you also get to enjoy the Malay spa and learn about Malay arts and cultures. Overall, it's a nice place to relax and keep yourself busy with tons of activities all at the same time!

 

Authentic Korean Restaurant (Haroo Haroo Korean Restaurant)

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Authentic Korean Restaurant (Haroo Haroo Korean Restaurant)
Authentic Korean Restaurant (Haroo Haroo Korean Restaurant)

Haroo Haroo Korean Restaurant is owned by a Korean family, and you can expect that they serve...yes! Authentic Korean food. The food portions here are generous, and the staff is attentive to your needs and requests. They also serve 🍨complimentary ice cream when you have your meal here! (the owner knows what they're doing? It's always the free ice cream that wins our 💘hearts).

 

Black sand Beach (Pantai Pasir Hitam)

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Black sand Beach (Pantai Pasir Hitam)
Black sand Beach (Pantai Pasir Hitam)

Pantai Pasir Hitam is a mysterious phenomenon in Langkawi where the sands are black! While it is not entirely black (no, it's definitely not the job of ⚫Vantablack), this place is nonetheless unique, as Pantai Pasir Hitam is the only beach with black sand in Malaysia!

 

Animal Shelter (WoofLangkawi)

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Animal Shelter (WoofLangkawi)
Animal Shelter (Wooff Langkawi)

From the name you know inside got what- lor ...the furry friends that bark🐶 (and also cats😺). This is a non-profit organization where people can come to adopt, donate, and volunteer! All the dogs and cats here are rescued from the streets following severe injuries or traumas. WoofLangkawi is a must-visit for animal lovers.

 

Breizh Up (French Cafe)

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Breizh Up (French Cafe)
Breizh Up langkawi

If you want to take a break from local flavors, Breizh Up is the place to go! It's a decent place to hang out and savor your taste buds with French Galettes and Crêpes. If you're looking for something sweet and maybe a little bit different from what you've always tasted, this place is definitely a must-visit.

 

Parasailing in Paradise101, Langkawi

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Parasailing in Paradise101, Langkawi
Paradise101

Do we have 🪂parasailing in Malaysia? Yes, we do! At Paradise 101, you can carry out the activity, be it alone, with your 💑other half, or with 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦family and 👭friends! However, Any child of 8 years and above can also participate in parasailing, but they must be accompanied by an adult.

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Bird Watching (Darulaman Sanctuary)

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Bird Watching (Darulaman Sanctuary)
Bird Watching (Darulaman Sanctuary)

Come watch some 🐦birds at the base of Langkawi's highest point, Gunung Raya. Monkeys, hornbills, and insects will also be present as the guides tell you stories about them. Taking a break from the busy city life and immersing yourself in nature every once in a while can be a great experience, don't you think?

 

Gua Maha

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Gua Maha
Gua Maha

Not a natural cave, this place is a bit strange as it comes in the form of a 🐌gigantic pink snail, and you enter through its neck😧. As bizarre as it might look, you will see a man-made cave after entering it. Then, as you go further, you can see for yourself how bird nests are processed. They also have bird nest products for sale, so you might want to check them out.

 

Tandem Skydive Langkawi

13 Hidden Gems in Langkawi (2021): Things to Do, Eat and See: Tandem Skydive Langkawi
Skydive Langkawi

Yes! Skydving is available here in Langkawi. (If you want to punish someone, don’t tell them, just drag them here and then make them do it😏). The minimum age requirement for this activity is 12 years old, while there is no maximum age! They even had a 90-year-old who participated in tandem skydiving!

Trivia: Skydive Langkawi's parent company is Coastal Skydive, a reputable skydiving company based in Adelaide that has been in operation for nearly 20 years!

 

 

So, there you go..all the hidden gems that we have unmined for you. If you like what we have prepared for you, follow our Facebook , Instagram and LinkedIn as we bring in more unknown hidden gems from other places to you!

 

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