There are so many things we loved about The Datai Langkawi —
The fact that it is surrounded by lush virgin rainforest. The abundance of wildlife, including tame dusky leaf monkeys and cheeky macaques intent on climbing through the guestroom balcony window. The constant cicada noises that echo through the surrounding forest. The balmy sea breezes that cocoon you in tropical bliss. The sound of calm waves washing along the shore by the Beach Club. The sunbirds and swallows and hornbills that drop in to say hello. The resort’s dark wood furniture and modern touches here and there. The pretty orchid blossoms that are thoughtfully placed throughout the bedroom and bathroom. The little green frogs in the lilypad pond by the Lobby Lounge that insist on hopping all over the place — up pillars and down corridors. The panoramic view of the Thai islands belonging to Tarutao National Park in the distance (we were that close to the border!). The two swimming pools — the smaller ‘family’ pool by the beach and the larger one that the lobby overlooks. The fancy breakfasts each morning at The Dining Room (think DIY cocktails and à la minute signature dishes, among a decent buffet spread). The much-needed peace and quiet. And, as a cherry on top: the fact that there is high-speed wifi pretty much everywhere. Including down at the beach, and at every far-reaching restaurant of this sprawling place, so you can do your work wherever you are!
(Oh. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent!)
6 thoughts on “The Datai Langkawi: The Tropical Paradise You’ve Always Dreamed Of”
The resort looks beautiful… Was thinking about staying at ” The Andaman” when I visit Langkawi.. would you recommend this place over that?
From what I can tell (as I haven’t stayed there before), The Andaman seems to be more family-friendly, while The Datai is better as a romantic retreat for honeymooners and couples who’d like a quiet time away. Both have been rated very highly, so I imagine it’s just a matter of who you travel with. :)
Thanks Angela :)
Wow! spectacular pictures and the info. Great work presenting it here.
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Thank you! I’m glad you enjoyed the post! :)
The resort looks just stunning & so many cool views, even the big rooms! A beautiful scenery too! All beautifully captured by you! :)