Visit Langkawi some time in December and expect it to be hot, very hot several days it was a very hot and humid 43 degrees.
Which is probably why you are staying in Langkawi anyway so should not be a problem that you'll need to spend quite a bit of your stay in the pool area.
The good news is in theory you could stay sitting at the in pool bar sipping cool cocktails or just enjoy a snack from the decent pool snack bar.
Don't expect anything to elaborate on the menu but its good quality and pretty good value.
The rooms are a series of what can best described as woodern huts which are kept cool by air conditioning which is a but noisy when running on full speed which is something you will need both day and night.
Each block of rooms are placed in neat little tropical gardens and there is a central meeting area and reception.
The standard of food is what could be described as decent nothing is going to satisfy the client looking for Michelin star dining but for typical tourist food its not bad. The food seems well cooked and fresh and there is a decent level of choice for those not that adventerous with food when travelling.
Entertainment wise there is a evening local band and other organsied events which are typical of a tourist resort hotel don't expect anything that impressive but nice location to chill out after a busy day or a day on the beach.
Location is a bit remote and in the heat of the day you'll want to carry a good supply of water as stopping of points can seem a long way even when you can see them you'll be fit to drop and dripping wet and in need of refreshment.
If you need a busy night life and tons of modern facilities this resort and indeed probably Langkawi aren't for you but everyone else will love it's friendly family atmosphere from the minute you land at the qaint little airport and get that first blast of hot air.
Probably not enough to do for 14 days so maybe combine with a City or Penang for a good long haul holiday.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Langkawi Lagoon Resort, conveniently located just 3km or approximately 5 minutes drive from the Langkawi International Airport and Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, offers remarkable views of the ocean and the rolling hills nearby.The Resort features two types of accommodations; Beach Front Hotel Suites and Sea Village.Beach Front Hotel Suites consist of 86 units of sea and hill view rooms/suites. Spacious rooms ranging from 36 sqm to 63 sqm with full room amenities, chaise loungue(pangkin) and kitchenette facilities are available.The 76 units of our Sea Village are built on stilts with typical Malay Architectural Design consist of Studio Suites, Family Sea Duplex and a Presidential Suite. Each unit comes with private balcony, kitchenette facilities and full room amenities. They are built within a sanctuary of calm waters protected from the open sea by a breakwater.The Resort offers luxurious facilities such as beachfront swimming pool with jacuzzi and sunken bar, gymnasium, sauna and steam rooms, meeting and function rooms, Guest Service Centre and a Embun Spa.Full range of land and sea activities can be arranged for all guests.For your dining and entertainment, the resort offers a choice of meal selections from local and international cuisines and beverages at the Anjung Brasserie, Layalie Al-Syam Restaurant (Arabic specialty restaurant) and Mentari Lounge.There is always a little something for everyone to take home as a souvenir from our duty free gift corner.All in all, this premier international resort offers a serene environment and a totally different holiday experience. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Langkawi Lagoon Hotel Langkawi