My husband Mark and I have been enjoying island life in Malaysia’s retirement haven, Penang for four years now, yet surprisingly, in all that time a trip to our nearest island neighbour, Langkawi, has eluded us. So, last week, we decided to hop on a plane for the 17-minute flight. You can bag one-way tickets for as little as $12...
Langkawi, Malaysia Resources
Langkawi Island, and its 104 smaller surrounding islands, continues to amaze and astound its visitors. From drop dead gorgeous white-sand beaches to secluded turquoise bays to rolling mountains, this set of islands has it all.
Just north of Penang you’ll find the 104 islands of the Langkawi archipelago. The beaches are true tropical gems, with powdered coral sands, turquoise waters and coconut palms lining the shore.