The white sand beaches in Langkawi, Malaysia can be said to be the most beautiful beaches in this country and they attract a large number of visitors coming while traveling in Malaysia. They are filled with a series of restaurants, resorts, and luxury bars. Therefore, the famous beaches in Langkawi will be the perfect summer holiday destination for the tourists.
Pantai Cenang is the most beautiful beach in Malaysia’s Langkawi Archipelago. It attracts tourists by the beautiful combination of blue jade water, smooth white sand, and fresh green palm trees.
The beauty of Pantai Cenang Beach
Pantai Cenang is not only the number one beach here but also one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Pantai Cenang has the perfect scene of the “wild recipe” composed of the cool palm trees and smooth white sand stretching on the jade blue water.
Pantai Cenang Beach is also located near Langkawi Airport, so it is very easy for visitors to come here (just about ten minutes by taxi). From Pantai Cenang’s main street, you just walk about a hundred meters to the main beach.
Renowned for its impeccable infrastructure, Pantai Cenang Beach stretches for about two kilometers with a series of facilities and popular attractions as well as exciting activities on the beach.
In addition, this area also has cheap hotels suitable for the budget of visitors. Especially when the sun goes down, the streets here are bustling with lots of stalls selling some local specialties and popular restaurants along with lively bars.
Pantai Cenang Beach is an attractive and ideal destination for you.
Accommodations in Pantai Cenang Beach
Pantai Cenang, in particular and Langkawi, in general are the tourist island, so on weekends or the holidays, these 2 places are very crowded. Therefore, to have a good room, before you go you should book in advance through reputable websites (payment by visa card).
Otherwise, once you arrive at the airport or the dock, you can contact the tourist information desk to ask the counselor for assistance (a prior arrangement that you check-in the room if you like it). After selecting the room, the counselor will record the ballot with hotel information, address, the number of rooms and the number of people on the card… You only need to negotiate the price with the taxi driver and he will take you to the right address.
The hotels near Pantai Cenang beach are well suited for those who love the bustling and exciting atmosphere. Besides, if you travel with a group of friends, Pantai Cenang also has cheap rooms. To be cheaper you can rent a bed in a dorm room (rooms are available online).
A wide range of resorts, motels, and guest houses stretch the entire beach, creating an extensive choice of accommodation here. For more cost savings, guests can choose accommodations far from the beach.
There have been many improvements in accommodation and shops which offer all kinds of major shopping services, which are very convenient for travelers.
Foods in Pantai Cenang Beach
Backpacking travelers often choose Pantai Cenang because this is a bustling beach area with plenty of services suitable for backpackers, like sea games, day trips to nearby islands…
In addition, there are always mobile food stalls, which include crispy fried seafood, beef, chicken, fried vegetable and so on. With a big group of friends, you can buy some beer cans in the nearby shops as well as some fried dishes then take to the beach.
Recently, Pantai Cenang, in addition to Malaysian restaurants, has a lot of Chinese, Indian and European-Asian restaurants, as well as fast food chains (only selling chicken, beef and goats, not pork).
From the Pantai Cenang area, you can buy a tour and bathe in a unique lake called Pregnant Maiden Lake. This is a freshwater lake surrounded by mountains in the middle of the sea. You also can go to Pulau Beras Basah Island, a beautiful white sandy beach, for swimming, sunbathing as well as scuba diving.
One noteworthy destination is the cable car system and the Skybridge (belonged to Pantai Kok area), about 18 km from Pantai Cenang. The Cable Car is a cable car system that takes you to the top of the mountain observation deck, where you can see the whole of Langkawi Island.
Activities in Pantai Cenang Beach
If you like sports activities, you can take part in water sports or adventure programs such as scuba diving or kayaking… along with professional trainers and accessories. The price is about 220 RM/person (51$) plus additional costs.
A popular activity here is to sail with classy marinas here where many international sailboats gather. Guests can rent a boat in a rental period of their choice to explore caves at sea, deserted beaches, mangroves and freshwater lakes. Pantai Cenang Beach is a good place to sail all year round, and you can go on a boat trip with luxury motorboats or sailboats to enjoy the sunset.
We hope that the above information will be useful for your trip. Come to Pantai Cenang Beach to discover its beauty.