Fringed by lush rainforests and lapped by the clear-blue Andaman Sea, the Malaysian island of Langkawi has a new addition to itslandscape: The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi. Years after debuting in Kuala Lumpur, the Hotel has chosen a slightly cultural and more offbeat destination for its second foray.
Designed by Philippe Villeroux of Kuala Lumpur-based Tropical Area Architects, the oceanfront resort blends beautifully with its surroundings and was designed to reflect atraditional kampong village with 90 luxurious guest rooms and suites and 29 pool villas, three swimming pools, a locally inspired spa,three dining outlets, two ocean front bars and lounges, and both indoor and outdoor wedding venues.
Whether you love to discover the exotic flavors of a new destination or prefer to indulge in all-time-favorites while on holidays or look forward to enjoying casual meals with one large platter shared among the entire family – The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi is your culinary dream come true. With four dining outlets, each with a distinct concept and cuisine, you will be spoiled for choice.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers signature treatments and rejuvenating experiences, including a Hammam that will mark The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi as a new spa destination.
Visitors who would like to explore the great outdoors will find many options in Langkawi. From water sports, go-karting, horseback riding, waterfall hikes to cable-car rides, night markets, marinas and bird parks. White water rafting, kayaking, bicycle tours, hiking through the mountains, trekking through rice fields or water skiing on the waters of a volcanic lake. Nature enthusiasts can wander through game reserves, bird sanctuaries or horticultural gardens. Those who consider shopping their sport of choice can amass treasures on this duty-free island on any budget with varieties of locally designed fashions decorated with intricate beadworks, batik patterns using wax and dye cover parts of decorated design outfits displays in chic boutiques.