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The Datai Langkawi

Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

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The Datai Langkawi
Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Nestled in the heart of a 10-million-year-old rainforest, The Datai Langkawi is a captivating destination resort that blends into its natural surroundings. Situated on the mystical island of Langkawi, the resort’s lush tropical rainforest embraces each room, suite and villa, with private verandas and breathtaking views. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. Datai Bay is rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic and, together with the resort’s surrounding jungle, is host to a wealth of wildlife, some of which is endemic to the area. You may well spot Dusky langurs, Tokay geckos and Sunda colugos during your stay.

Location

Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Rooms & Suites

121 Rooms / 12 Suites

Family Friendly Hotel
Family Friendly
Adults Only
Adult's Only
Restaurants
3 Restaurants / 1 Bar
Sustainability Practices
Sustainability
Spa & Wellness

Our Awards
The Best Hotels And Resorts In The World: The 2020 Gold List, Condé Nast Traveler, US
Style & Setting
Check In - Check Out

Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.

Tried & Tested by Siana
Certified
Conservation Initiatives
Conservation
No items found.

Accommodation

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa is unique. It is the ultimate luxury experience, situated in the rainforest near the beach and within walking distance of The Beach Club. At approximately 3,500 square metres, it comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms including a master bedroom, two pools and a pool table. There is also 24-hour butler service and a private chef. Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers and bar (excluding wines from the wine cooler), daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Rainforest Pool Villa

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

Rainforest Villa

The 32 Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

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Dinning

The Datai Langkawi offers a diverse choice of dining experiences inspired by culinary traditions from around the world. These are played out in unique settings, many with spectacular views that enhance the serenity of the natural environment.

THE GULAI HOUSE

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

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Spa & Wellness

The Spa is situated along a small winding stream surrounded by the sounds and subtle aromatic scent of the rainforest. Offering uniquely delivered treatments in a natural environment, The Spa experience induces a sensory journey of overall well-being through relaxation and rejuvenation. Focusing on aligning wellness with nature, The Spa's signature treatments incorporate the healing plants and herbs found in the rainforest; adopting age-old traditions and philosophies of the Malay culture known as Ramuan.

Natural Products
Facial Care
Fitness Therapy
Medical Spa
Detox Therapy
Yoga Sessions
Couples Spa
Sleep Therapy
Ayurveda
Weight Management
Nutrition
Read More

Activities

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

Inclusions & Facilities

Inclusions

Breakfast

Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas

Facilities

Adult Pool

The Health Club

The Els Club Teluk Datai golf course

Family pool

The Gulai House Restaurant

The Pavilion Restaurant

The Dining Room

The Beach Club and Beach Bar

Yoga pavilion

The Boutique

The Lobby Lounge

Toddler wading pool

Tennis courts

1.5 kilometres long and 30 metres wide at normal tide white-sand beach

Meeting room

Spa: Sauna, Steam Room

Water Sports: Snorkeling, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing

Airport transfers

Babysitting services

Bicycles

Car rental and tour desk

Clinic with resident nurse

Pillow menu

Valet and butler services

Safari Notebook
Safari Review
Recommend Safari Guide
Enock
Bush Breakfast
Night Drives
Vehicle limit: 5
Night Drives
Our Safari Review
Lion
Cheetah
Lion
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Exclusive Perks at
The Datai Langkawi
As a Siana Member

Siana Travel has established partnerships with every hotel in our exclusive Portfolio, ensuring a truly luxurious experience for our esteemed guests. By booking your stay with Siana, you will enjoy a range of exclusive member benefits and our unbeatable price guarantee. Contact one of our travel tailors to book your stay.

Book Via Siana Travel

Our Experience

Location

Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic retreat to nature.

Distance from Langkawi International Airport

30 km / 40 minutes drive to the resort

Distance from Kuah Jetty, Kuah Town

45 km / 60 minutes drive to the resort

Flight to Langkawi from:

Kuala Lumpur: 60 minutes
Penang: 30 minutes
Singapore: 90 minutes

Ferry to Langkawi from:

Kuala Perlis: 45 minutes
Kuala Kedah: 90 minutes
Penang: 180 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun or Koh Lipe.

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The Datai Langkawi

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The Datai Langkawi
Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Nestled in the heart of a 10-million-year-old rainforest, The Datai Langkawi is a captivating destination resort that blends into its natural surroundings. Situated on the mystical island of Langkawi, the resort’s lush tropical rainforest embraces each room, suite and villa, with private verandas and breathtaking views. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. Datai Bay is rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic and, together with the resort’s surrounding jungle, is host to a wealth of wildlife, some of which is endemic to the area. You may well spot Dusky langurs, Tokay geckos and Sunda colugos during your stay.

Location

Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Rooms & Suites

121 Rooms / 12 Suites

Family Friendly Hotel
Family Friendly
Adults Only
Adult's Only
Restaurants
3 Restaurants / 1 Bar
Sustainability Practices
Sustainability
Spa & Wellness

Our Awards
The Best Hotels And Resorts In The World: The 2020 Gold List, Condé Nast Traveler, US
Style & Setting
Check In - Check Out

Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.

Tried & Tested by Siana
Certified
Conservation Initiatives
Conservation
No items found.

Accommodation

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa is unique. It is the ultimate luxury experience, situated in the rainforest near the beach and within walking distance of The Beach Club. At approximately 3,500 square metres, it comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms including a master bedroom, two pools and a pool table. There is also 24-hour butler service and a private chef. Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers and bar (excluding wines from the wine cooler), daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Rainforest Pool Villa

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

Rainforest Villa

The 32 Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

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Dinning

The Datai Langkawi offers a diverse choice of dining experiences inspired by culinary traditions from around the world. These are played out in unique settings, many with spectacular views that enhance the serenity of the natural environment.

THE GULAI HOUSE

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

Show More Dining

Spa & Wellness

The Spa is situated along a small winding stream surrounded by the sounds and subtle aromatic scent of the rainforest. Offering uniquely delivered treatments in a natural environment, The Spa experience induces a sensory journey of overall well-being through relaxation and rejuvenation. Focusing on aligning wellness with nature, The Spa's signature treatments incorporate the healing plants and herbs found in the rainforest; adopting age-old traditions and philosophies of the Malay culture known as Ramuan.

Natural Products
Facial Care
Fitness Therapy
Medical Spa
Detox Therapy
Yoga Sessions
Couples Spa
Sleep Therapy
Ayurveda
Weight Management
Nutrition
Read More

Activities

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

Inclusions & Facilities

Inclusions

Breakfast

Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas

Facilities

Adult Pool

The Health Club

The Els Club Teluk Datai golf course

Family pool

The Gulai House Restaurant

The Pavilion Restaurant

The Dining Room

The Beach Club and Beach Bar

Yoga pavilion

The Boutique

The Lobby Lounge

Toddler wading pool

Tennis courts

1.5 kilometres long and 30 metres wide at normal tide white-sand beach

Meeting room

Spa: Sauna, Steam Room

Water Sports: Snorkeling, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing

Airport transfers

Babysitting services

Bicycles

Car rental and tour desk

Clinic with resident nurse

Pillow menu

Valet and butler services

Safari Notebook
Safari Review
Recommend Safari Guide
Enock
Bush Breakfast
Night Drives
Vehicle limit: 5
Night Drives
Our Safari Review
Lion
Cheetah
Lion
Lion
Lion
Exclusive Perks at
The Datai Langkawi
As a Siana Member

Siana Travel has established partnerships with every hotel in our exclusive Portfolio, ensuring a truly luxurious experience for our esteemed guests. By booking your stay with Siana, you will enjoy a range of exclusive member benefits and our unbeatable price guarantee. Contact one of our travel tailors to book your stay.

Book Via Siana Travel

Our Experience

Location

Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic retreat to nature.

Distance from Langkawi International Airport

30 km / 40 minutes drive to the resort

Distance from Kuah Jetty, Kuah Town

45 km / 60 minutes drive to the resort

Flight to Langkawi from:

Kuala Lumpur: 60 minutes
Penang: 30 minutes
Singapore: 90 minutes

Ferry to Langkawi from:

Kuala Perlis: 45 minutes
Kuala Kedah: 90 minutes
Penang: 180 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun or Koh Lipe.

Hotels Similar to 

The Datai Langkawi

 :

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Luxury Asia Collection
The Datai Langkawi
Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Nestled in the heart of a 10-million-year-old rainforest, The Datai Langkawi is a captivating destination resort that blends into its natural surroundings. Situated on the mystical island of Langkawi, the resort’s lush tropical rainforest embraces each room, suite and villa, with private verandas and breathtaking views. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. Datai Bay is rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic and, together with the resort’s surrounding jungle, is host to a wealth of wildlife, some of which is endemic to the area. You may well spot Dusky langurs, Tokay geckos and Sunda colugos during your stay.

Location

Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Rooms & Suites

121 Rooms / 12 Suites

Family Friendly Hotel
Family Friendly
Adults Only
Adult's Only
Restaurants
3 Restaurants / 1 Bar
Sustainability Practices
Sustainability
Spa & Wellness

Our Awards
The Best Hotels And Resorts In The World: The 2020 Gold List, Condé Nast Traveler, US
Style & Setting
Check In - Check Out

Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.

Tried & Tested by Siana
Certified
Conservation Initiatives
Conservation
No items found.

Accommodation

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa is unique. It is the ultimate luxury experience, situated in the rainforest near the beach and within walking distance of The Beach Club. At approximately 3,500 square metres, it comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms including a master bedroom, two pools and a pool table. There is also 24-hour butler service and a private chef. Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers and bar (excluding wines from the wine cooler), daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Rainforest Pool Villa

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

Rainforest Villa

The 32 Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Show More Accommodation
Show Less Accommodation

Dinning

The Datai Langkawi offers a diverse choice of dining experiences inspired by culinary traditions from around the world. These are played out in unique settings, many with spectacular views that enhance the serenity of the natural environment.

THE GULAI HOUSE

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

Show More Dining

Spa & Wellness

The Spa is situated along a small winding stream surrounded by the sounds and subtle aromatic scent of the rainforest. Offering uniquely delivered treatments in a natural environment, The Spa experience induces a sensory journey of overall well-being through relaxation and rejuvenation. Focusing on aligning wellness with nature, The Spa's signature treatments incorporate the healing plants and herbs found in the rainforest; adopting age-old traditions and philosophies of the Malay culture known as Ramuan.

Natural Products
Facial Care
Fitness Therapy
Medical Spa
Detox Therapy
Yoga Sessions
Couples Spa
Sleep Therapy
Ayurveda
Weight Management
Nutrition
Read More

Activities

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

Inclusions & Facilities

Inclusions

Breakfast

Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas

Facilities

Adult Pool

The Health Club

The Els Club Teluk Datai golf course

Family pool

The Gulai House Restaurant

The Pavilion Restaurant

The Dining Room

The Beach Club and Beach Bar

Yoga pavilion

The Boutique

The Lobby Lounge

Toddler wading pool

Tennis courts

1.5 kilometres long and 30 metres wide at normal tide white-sand beach

Meeting room

Spa: Sauna, Steam Room

Water Sports: Snorkeling, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing

Airport transfers

Babysitting services

Bicycles

Car rental and tour desk

Clinic with resident nurse

Pillow menu

Valet and butler services

Safari Notebook
Safari Review
Recommend Safari Guide
Enock
Bush Breakfast
Night Drives
Vehicle limit: 5
Night Drives
Our Safari Review
Lion
Cheetah
Lion
Lion
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Exclusive Perks at
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Location

Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic retreat to nature.

Distance from Langkawi International Airport

30 km / 40 minutes drive to the resort

Distance from Kuah Jetty, Kuah Town

45 km / 60 minutes drive to the resort

Flight to Langkawi from:

Kuala Lumpur: 60 minutes
Penang: 30 minutes
Singapore: 90 minutes

Ferry to Langkawi from:

Kuala Perlis: 45 minutes
Kuala Kedah: 90 minutes
Penang: 180 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun or Koh Lipe.

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The Datai Langkawi
Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Nestled in the heart of a 10-million-year-old rainforest, The Datai Langkawi is a captivating destination resort that blends into its natural surroundings. Situated on the mystical island of Langkawi, the resort’s lush tropical rainforest embraces each room, suite and villa, with private verandas and breathtaking views. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.

The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. Datai Bay is rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic and, together with the resort’s surrounding jungle, is host to a wealth of wildlife, some of which is endemic to the area. You may well spot Dusky langurs, Tokay geckos and Sunda colugos during your stay.

Location

Langkawi Archipelago / Malaysia

Rooms & Suites

121 Rooms / 12 Suites

Family Friendly Hotel
Family Friendly
Adults Only
Adult's Only
Restaurants
3 Restaurants / 1 Bar
Sustainability Practices
Sustainability
Spa & Wellness

Our Awards
The Best Hotels And Resorts In The World: The 2020 Gold List, Condé Nast Traveler, US
Style & Setting
Check In - Check Out

Check-in after 3pm. Check-out before 12pm.

Tried & Tested by Siana
Certified
Conservation Initiatives
Conservation
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Accommodation

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa

The Datai Estate Villa is unique. It is the ultimate luxury experience, situated in the rainforest near the beach and within walking distance of The Beach Club. At approximately 3,500 square metres, it comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms including a master bedroom, two pools and a pool table. There is also 24-hour butler service and a private chef. Room is inclusive of complimentary airport transfers and bar (excluding wines from the wine cooler), daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Rainforest Pool Villa

Rainforest Pool Villa

Each of the eight Rainforest Pool Villas is located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

Rainforest Villa

The 32 Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV.

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Dinning

The Datai Langkawi offers a diverse choice of dining experiences inspired by culinary traditions from around the world. These are played out in unique settings, many with spectacular views that enhance the serenity of the natural environment.

THE GULAI HOUSE

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

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Spa & Wellness

The Spa is situated along a small winding stream surrounded by the sounds and subtle aromatic scent of the rainforest. Offering uniquely delivered treatments in a natural environment, The Spa experience induces a sensory journey of overall well-being through relaxation and rejuvenation. Focusing on aligning wellness with nature, The Spa's signature treatments incorporate the healing plants and herbs found in the rainforest; adopting age-old traditions and philosophies of the Malay culture known as Ramuan.

Natural Products
Facial Care
Fitness Therapy
Medical Spa
Detox Therapy
Yoga Sessions
Couples Spa
Sleep Therapy
Ayurveda
Weight Management
Nutrition
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Activities

THE GULAI HOUSE

Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House’s local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

THE PAVILION

The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

THE DINING ROOM

On the same level as the Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangling fig tree’s bountiful fruits. The Dining Room is where you’ll find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambience and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

Inclusions & Facilities

Inclusions

Breakfast

Wi-Fi in rooms and public areas

Facilities

Adult Pool

The Health Club

The Els Club Teluk Datai golf course

Family pool

The Gulai House Restaurant

The Pavilion Restaurant

The Dining Room

The Beach Club and Beach Bar

Yoga pavilion

The Boutique

The Lobby Lounge

Toddler wading pool

Tennis courts

1.5 kilometres long and 30 metres wide at normal tide white-sand beach

Meeting room

Spa: Sauna, Steam Room

Water Sports: Snorkeling, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing

Airport transfers

Babysitting services

Bicycles

Car rental and tour desk

Clinic with resident nurse

Pillow menu

Valet and butler services

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Exclusive Perks at
The Datai Langkawi
As a Siana Member

Siana Travel has established partnerships with every hotel in our exclusive Portfolio, ensuring a truly luxurious experience for our esteemed guests. By booking your stay with Siana, you will enjoy a range of exclusive member benefits and our unbeatable price guarantee. Contact one of our travel tailors to book your stay.

Book Via Siana Travel

Our Experience

Location

Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes’ drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic retreat to nature.

Distance from Langkawi International Airport

30 km / 40 minutes drive to the resort

Distance from Kuah Jetty, Kuah Town

45 km / 60 minutes drive to the resort

Flight to Langkawi from:

Kuala Lumpur: 60 minutes
Penang: 30 minutes
Singapore: 90 minutes

Ferry to Langkawi from:

Kuala Perlis: 45 minutes
Kuala Kedah: 90 minutes
Penang: 180 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun or Koh Lipe.

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