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BEACHES OF JVORY AND EBONY

pantai_cenang02.jpg (15641 bytes) Langkawi's beaches are legendary in their pristine beauty.Fringed by swaying palms and sloping gently towards azure blue waters,they gently lull you to take things easy and let the world pass you by.All beaches are gazetted as public areas and accessible to the public.The sea is free from jelly fish.

Tanjung Rhu
Deemed one of Langkawi's best beaches,Tanjung Rhu is located 22 km away from Kuah. Fringed by tall casuarina trees, it has boats for hire to cruise around the islands, as well as the Tanjung Rhu Riding Centre offering equestrian sports.

Pantai Batu Hampar
Fronting the Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort, this little stretch of beach is bounded by rocky outcrops on both ends. Coconut and mangrove trees preserve the beach's natural environment, providing welcome shade.

Pantai Teluk Burau
Once the haunt of the Piped Hornbill, the rugged coastline here is broken by lush tropical vegetation. On the west coast of Langkawi Island, this stretch of coastline features the Kuala Teriang fishing village, Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls and Padang Matsirat. Facing the beach is Burau Island, a roosting place for migratory birds.

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This stretch of beach 24.8 km away from Kuah boasts white sand and swaying palms, ideal for lazing about while you view the yachts and sailboats drifting gently against the azure backdrop of the Andaman Sea. Resorts are dotted along the shore, offering the most pleasant accommodation. This beach was the Summer Palace location of the movie "Anna and the King", a set that is now a popular attraction.

Pantai Pasir Hitam
During the wet season, the sands here are more black than white, due to the tin and mineral ore deposits which wash up on the shore. An ancient fishing jetty lends it a sense of history, making a very picturesque scene that's popular among locals.conscious tourist.

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   About 18.4 km from Kuah, this beach is the liveliest stretch on the island, with restaurants and bars offering a range of local, Western and fusion cuisine to those who prefer a more lively pace of beach life. There are also many quaint resorts with chalets that cater to the more budget-conscious tourist.

Pantai Datai
Characterized by boulders at both ends of the beach and dense forest in the background, Pantai Datai slopes gently into clear blue waters. Facing the beach directly is the delightful little island of Pulau Anak Datai.

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Its name literally means "Bay of Sharks" but the waters are completely tranquil. Its wide, sandy beach is actually a continuation of Pantai Pasir Hitam but is free from the black pigmentation. On this beach also is the Teluk Ewa Jetty which serves large ship.

Pantai Tanjung Rhu
Located on the northernmost tip of Langkawi island, this wide sloping beach is fringed by the casuarina trees from which Pantai Tanjung Rhu gets its name. During low tide, it is possible to walk across a sandy stretch to the rocky outcrop of Pulau Chabang. Nearby are a number of caves as well as mangrove swamps.

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The small bay of this stretch of beach forms a natural shelter for fishing boats, and you may even persuade a fishing boat to let you accompany them on a trip.
  

 

 

 

 
   

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