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Are all beaches in Langkawi private?

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Are all beaches in Langkawi private?

I'm planning a trip to Langkawi in 2007 and a lot of the resorts are advertising "private beach." If I stay at a mid-priced resort, does this mean that I'm restricted to the beach owned by the resort? Does this mean that if I want to hang out at, say, Tanjung Rhu one day, some security people from the resort there will kick us out?

I found one mention somewhere on the net that they will kick you off the beach at the Datai if you're not a guest there.

Georgetown, Penang
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11. Re: Are all beaches in Langkawi private?

The main point here that is being overlooked is the colour of your skin, yes it does make a difference here in Malaysia.

Skinification its called !

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12. Re: Are all beaches in Langkawi private?

if you are white, they would think you are a guest. if you are a local, those guards around any of these hi-fi resorts might try to shoo them off. but someone with enough guts to speak up and explain that there is no such thing as a private beach in malaysia, hence them not having any rights to tell them away. i would do that but id rather hang out at the beach where i paid to stay at. i did take my the bike that i rented with my buddy out to tanjung rhu beach and no one said anything.

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13. Re: Are all beaches in Langkawi private?

musicarvind,

You said it " If your white ". Same applies to wealth chinese !

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