The once sleepy island group of Langkawi has been purposefully developed for tourism, which is both a blessing and a curse. Where once there were only modest hotels, the principal island now has a range of accommodations that includes exclusive resorts full of exotic ambience, luxurious spas and facilities to rival those of Bali.
Beaches range from white to amber to black, but sometimes the waters outside of the smaller coves appear murky because of the island's proximity to the Strait of Mala... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.