Honeymoon should be the most memorable time of your life. And if you plan to spend your first holiday as husband and wife in Langkawi, what better way to create memories than to stay in the very best honeymoon hotels that the island has to offer.
In this JomJalan guide, we shortlist the 10 best hotels for honeymooners in Langkawi — some come with an indoor jacuzzi, personal cook and private beach areas.
Romance comes first. And memory comes close second. These are the most delightful resorts in the island that you’ll talk to your grandchildren one day.
1. The Datai
With a private beach area facing the Andaman sea, and hotel area surrounded by one of the oldest virgin forests in Southeast Asia, the Datai is perfect for a honeymoon in Langkawi.
There is a bathtub in every room. And for those wanting more luxury and intimacy, there’s a villa with a private pool to book.
The 4 restaurants here are enough for everyone’s taste buds. From Malay to European cuisines right to seafood galore and Thai, every single restaurant is known for their tantalizing food and luxurious vibe.
In short, Datai is one of the default choices for a honeymoon in Langkawi. Some honeymooners even boast that if there is one resort you should try once in your life, the Datai is it.
This is the gold standard of resorts in Malaysia.
Price : RM 1300++
2. Tanjung Rhu Resort
This is one of the most affordable honeymoon hotels in Langkawi in our list. But don’t let the price fool you. This resort is built in the private beach area of Tanjung Rhu, considered to be one of the best beach areas not only in Langkawi but in Malaysia.
Your rooms are decorated in a traditional royal Malay style — with rooms built on stilts and of timber. Adding to the comfort of this 5 star resort is a sense of tranquility — from the garden view from your balcony right to the uninhabited beach area.
This resort offers you romantic, breathtaking scenery for your first holiday as married couples.
If all you want to do is enjoy your time together, this is one resort you should consider.
Price : RM 350++
3. Meritus Pelangi
If you and your spouse are not a fan of a secluded resort during your honeymoon, the Meritus Pelangi in the Cenang beach area is one of our recommended hotels.
The resort with traditional Malay palace architecture has over 300 rooms, perfect for you who do not want a quiet honeymooner’s resort.
At night you may walk at the Cenang beach. In the evening you both may rest at your verandah looking at Langkawi sunsets. And at night you may enjoy dinner in the resort’s restaurants or browse the eateries around the Cenang area.
Price : RM 450++
4. The Andaman
This is a honeymoon hotel for active nature lovers.
On top of holidaying in the resort, you can join the hotel’s social activities and enjoy the interior jungle of Langkawi.
Here you may care for corals in the hotel pools. To jungle trek there’s a nature walk trip in the morning and at dusk. But if you prefer to just enjoy the view, your balcony itself is a good place to see lemur monkeys and hornbills.
To dine, the 4 restaurants here should cater your taste buds as they offer options from Malay and Western food right to Japanese delicacies. And if your husband is a cigar lover, the Jentayu lounge is the perfect place for him to relax with coffee and cigar, complete with the view of the sea.
To pamper yourself, you may visit the V Spa. And you want to get a new look during this honeymoon, the V Salon is ready to give your hair a new style.
Price : RM 500++
5. Westin Langkawi
The Westin Langkawi is for those honeymooners who want the view and experience of a honeymoon, and enjoy the duty free shopping the island offers.
While most hotels we list here are mostly by the sea, this hotel is right in Kuah — Langkawi’s duty free shopping area.
It is also suitable for those not in their honeymoon, but those celebrating anniversary with teenage kids tagging along.
In this hotel, your room is well equipped with the highly acclaimed Westin beds. And you pick a room for two, or a larger room with a few beds and private pool for those coming with a big family.
In Westin, there are 4 pools you can choose to swim from, and 3 restaurants to feast during your stay.
For a massage during your stay, there’s the Westin Heavenly spa to get you treated like a princess.
Price : RM 690++
6. Casa Del Mar
This small Casa Del Mar resort is a Mediterranean styled honeymoon destination in the Cenang beach area. While small, this hotel has always been the front runner of the best hotels in Malaysia since it was first built.
There are only 34 villas here. And your villa may not be as luxurious as any other honeymooning hotels listed here.
But staying here means staying in a place where you are treated like a king. Upon coming back from your breakfast, your room is neatly made. When you’re by the pool, fruit juices, ice cream and fruits come flowing without you asking. And as the sun sets in, a caretaker will set your room with an aromatherapy oil and leave you with a note of tomorrow’s weather so that you may plan your day in advance.
If you want to have a private picnic, Casa Del Mar can take the two of you to a private.
In short, for a low key honeymoon resort in the middle of Cenang beach Langkawi, it is hard to beat what Casa Del Mar has to offer.
Price : RM 890++
7. The Danna
The Danna is famous for its neck and shoulder massage during check in. And the parting gift of chocolates when you check out.
Imagine too soaking your tired body in the bathtub, while looking at luxurious yacht berthing from your bathroom area.
If you want to swim outside, The Danna has the biggest infinity pool in the island. And if the pool is not enough, beyond it is the Langkawi’s Kok beach area.
To feast, you may enjoy fine dining at the Planters Langkawi — well known for its Malay, European and Mediterranean delicacies.
This colonial hotel is also strategically located. To get to the Langkawi cable car, you just need to drive for under 10 minutes.
Price : RM 1100++
8. St Regis Langkawi
In St Regis, you live like a maharajah, in a luxurious mansion surrounded by the virgin forest of Langkawi. And the spectacular view of sunset can easily be seen from your room.
If you come here from the airport, you will be driven in a gold Bentley, making you feel as if you’re an Arab prince or a celebrity.
To enjoy the sea, the St Regis Langkawi has a private, romantic beach area for you and your partner. And for an amazing swim, there’s the wonderful infinity pool overlooking the Andaman sea.
Want to pamper yourself? There’s an in house spa. And to dine, there are 5 upscale restaurants in the resort, including the famous Kayu Puti for one memorable dinner by the sea.
In short, this is the resort for your honeymoon if what you are looking for is total glamour.
Price : RM 1500++
9. The Ritz Carlton
Tucked in a secluded virgin forest of Langkawi, Ritz Carlton has a nyonya element for newlyweds with a beach front overlooking the Adaman sea.
Here, the infinity pools are only for adults. And the spa experience is nothing short of fantastic. You’ll be pampered in a pavilion made to look like a Malay fishtrap, overlooking the sea, and you’ll enjoy your massage with the sea breeze flowing on your skin.
Ritz Carlton is the place for you if you want a total luxury, Asian style. Apart from Western food, you can still order your teh tarik and nasi lemak for breakfast. Or opt for the Chinese, Thai or Indian curry during dinner.
To get to see the island is not a problem. Though secluded, the Langkawi cable car, mangrove tour and the night market is only 15 minutes away from this resort.
Price : RM 1700++
10. The Four Seasons Langkawi
The rooms in the Four Seasons Langkawi are simply massive for those on their honeymoon.
Built in the style of Moorish and Malay palaces, the resort overlooks the Tanjung Rhu sandy beach area, and is surrounded by virgin forest and limestone hills.
The cheaper rooms are built upstairs and each has a verandah overlooking the ocean for you to spend your time with your significant one.
If money is not an object, we suggest you the Beach Villa. This is the perfect honeymoon beach stay as you can get a couple spa treatment, dine privately and enjoy your time in your own private pool — all without leaving your villa. There’s no need to go anywhere.
Price : RM 2500++
Okay, we have listed the 10 best resorts and hotels for honeymoon in Langkawi. Some offer total luxury, others experience that you’ll remember forever as your memory.
So, which Langkawi hotel is your pick for that first holiday of your married life?