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Written by Subramanya on August 7, 2020 Share on

Pantai Cenang in Langkawi – More than just a beach Destination

Langkawi is one of the luxuries beach destinations in the world. Elite hotels, lovely beaches, Mangroves forest tours, Trekking trails are the few highlights of this destinations. Speaking about beaches, Pantai Cenang is the go-to beach town in Langkawi. Pantai Cenang is nothing short of a Hollywood style beach vacation. The town is full of beachside cafes, quaint restaurants and souvenir shops. let’s explore Pantai Cenang in Langkawi comprehensively to understand what makes it such a popular destination.

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Pantai Cenang is just ten minutes away from the Langkawi international airport and is easily accessible by public transport or taxis. The town is a perfect holiday for a family with kids as it has few popular kid-friendly attractions like the Rice Garden Museum and Underwater World Langkawi. Read on find out things to do and places to visit for a fabulous vacation.

Top Attractions in Pantai Cenang

Underwater world: Underwater world is the largest aquarium in Malaysia spanning over 6 acres of land. It has over 200 different species of fishes. The aquarium is further categorised into three regions namely Sub-Antarctic, Tropical Rainforest and Temperate. The Sub-Antarctic region houses Penguin and hence is the most crowded region in the aquarium. Don’t miss on the 3D theatre especially if you are with kids as it is equally entertaining as any other attraction in the aquarium.

Water sports: There are numerous water sports options offered by the many local vendors. So, if you are an adrenaline junkie, worry not Pantai Cenang has it covered. Island hopping to nearby islands like Pulau Dayang Bunting, Swimming in freshwater lakes, paddleboarding, kayaking, Jetski, Banana Boat and parasailing are water sports that are offered.

Pentai Cenang Beach, Langkawi
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Temoyong Night Market: Night markets are held at a different location depending on the day of the week and is usually held in Pantai Cenang during Thursday. In these night markets, you can literally find everything from fresh produce to inexpensive clothes, handbags, sunglasses, paintings and even DVDs. However, if you are not interested in shopping, you should still head to the night market as it plenty of food stalls offering local cuisines. If you are a foodie, then this is the place you should be in.

Experience the rejuvenating Spas: Pantai Cenang is home to many renowned spa treatment centres. Spas like Alun-Alun Spa, Nawa Sari Spa offers over 30 different varieties of body healing and hair treatment therapies.

Rice-Garden Museum: This is a museum that educates its travellers about rice cultivation and its patterns in Langkawi. Open to the public since its inception in 1999, the museum is split into 4 major divisions namely Heritage Gallery, Herb Garden, Paddy Gallery and Garden of Variety.

Rice fields, Pantai Cenang
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Heritage gallery is where you get the information about the sequence of activities involved in rice planting, Paddy gallery boasts a breathtaking view of rice terraces while other two sections give you a hands-on experience on paddy planting. This is surely an interesting and different activity one can try in Pantai Cenang.

As you can see Pantai Cenang has a lot to offer than just beaches, however, don’t forget to enjoy the sunset and late evening parties on this beach. To know about Langkawi and other interesting destinations log on to Pickyourtrail and build your own customised itineraries, Also, check out their Malaysia Packages and Langkawi tour packages page for best of Malaysian itineraries. Drop a Whatsapp inquiry for further details.

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