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The Datai Langkawi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for rest and relaxation this is the place for you. We have stayed in a lot of lovely hotels but I think this is one of the best. The hotel is stunning set high up in the rainforest. The main lobby and bar area look down on the adult only pool and long walkway down through... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at The Datai last year for my honeymoon. We stayed in a superior villa, nestled into the lush jungle but close to the main hotel and beach, accessed by foot or golf buggy. The staff are so friendly and polite, they could not do enough for us. If they saw us walking anywhere they would flag us down... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Datai for one week in June. The location of this hotel is beautiful with an excellent mix of nature and luxury. As this hotel is remote you can't go out to restaurants (without a car) but this was no issue for us as the Indian/Malaysian and Thai restaurants were lovely (best hotel restaurants we have eaten... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently stayed at the Datai. Had read the reviews and had high expectations. All expectations were not only met but exceeded. We actually extended our stay and are planning to return again next year. The resort is secluded with fantastic amenities. Staff are amazing. Just book, and have a great holiday.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Deserves to win the best luxury resort award in langkawi. Very attentive staff! Overall a memorable experience! The food quality was exceptional. Breakfast was amazing, and I love the view from the hotel.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just stayed at the Datai for four nights. It was heaven. We aren't honeymooners - been married twelve years but even we got caught up in the romance of the place. We stayed in a Premium room which was gorgeous, plenty big enough for us with a view out to the trees of the rain forest.... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Datai is a memorable place to stay. Walking down to the beautiful private beach through the rainforest, trying to spot wild monkeys, hornbills, flying squirrels, etc is almost unbeatable. Add to that the staff who are excellent and look after you very well, making you feel very utterly spoilt, the amazing food (although I would say a little overpriced... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience for my first-time in Langkawi! Datai is very much to my taste, understated luxury with very attentive services. Beautiful beach with just the right privacy (& attention) anyone would ask for. The food was above my expectation as well. I like the guestroom as well, nicely designed dressing & bathing areas, comfortable bed... All staff we encountered there... More

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Staveley, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would really like to keep this place a secret but that would be too mean! We've just had ten nights at this most wonderful hotel, our 13th visit and we are already planning our return. So what is it that makes us travel half way round the world again and again ..... The setting is stunning, nestled in ancient... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the Datai for the first part of our honeymoon and we had a wonderful time. All the staff were so friendly, the food was amazing and the rainforest setting is perfect. Our rainforest villa was enormous and the bathroom was brilliant. The evening nature walk was great fun too. We had a romantic dinner... More

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Address: Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Kedah > Langkawi District > Langkawi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Datai Langkawi 5*
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Opened in October 1993, The Datai Langkawi sets a new standard of luxury and Asian-inspired design, and quickly became one of the world’s most sought-after and award-winning hideaway resorts. Located on the north western tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai is truly an oasis of relaxation and tranquility surrounded by centuries-old virgin rainforest with a private footpath leading to an idyllic white sand beach, swimming pool and spa, and nearby golf course. ... more   less 
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