• an island in the middle of a body of water

The Datai Langkawi

Member of The Leading Hotels of the World®

Re-opening 1st November 2018 after a multi million dollar refurbishment.

Nestling 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, from whose private verandas there are breathtaking views. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul. The 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.

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Hotel Category
Location Type
Sungai Balas Tea Plantation

Hotel highlights

  • Newly refurbished
  • Award-winning Spa
  • Ideal for honeymoons
  • Exquisite cuisine

Hotel Features

General Information

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  • Check-out Time:
  • 124 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. 30 minutes from Langkawi Airport.

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Hidden gem
  • Iconic
  • Luxury Collection
  • Off the beaten track

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

The Datai Langkawi

  • Beach
  • approx. 30 minutes from Langkawi Airport.
The Datai Langkawi


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The ELS Golf Club

Nestled between primeval rainforest and the emerald green of the Andaman Sea, our award-winning,18-hole, par-72 championship golf course at the Els Club Teluk Datai, designed by legendary player Ernie Els, provides a grand game experience in one of the world’s most spectacular settings.

a small house in a restaurant

The Spa

The Spa offers a comprehensive menu of treatments. Signature treatments include The Datai massage, Balinese massage, Warm Stone massage and Rainforest harmony.. Individual and couple spa sessions are available in 4 enchanting spa pavilions.

Two Swimming Pools

Restrictions: While The Datai Langkawi is an excellent holiday retreat for families, parents of children below the age of 16 years old are kindly requested to use the resorts beach pool located opposite the Beach Club restaurant at their convenience, as the main pool located opposite The Dining Room is reserved for adults only.

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The Holistic Pavilion

Daily classes, offering a selection of exercises, including yoga and Pilates, are conducted by our resident Naturopath focusing on the synthesis of natural healing methods, using medicinal plants, nutrition, movement, meditation and breathing exercises to elicit a sense of well-being.

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Room Types

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Rain forest Pool Villa

Pool Villas are similar to Superior Villas but also have a private plunge pool with built in jacuzzi®. Pool Villas are located in the heart of the rainforest.

Superior Villa

Superior Villa

Superior Villas are larger with an over-sized day bed. Superior Villas are located in the heart of the tropical rainforest and are connected to public facilities by a series of pathways.

Deluxe room

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms have a combined bedroom and living room and a balcony with rainforest views.

Premium Room

Premium Rooms have a balcony with views of the rainforest, swimming pool or the Andaman sea.

  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • MP3 dock
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included
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Food & Drink

The Beach Club

The Beach Club has panoramic views of the Andaman sea whilst offering a refreshing menu of Mediterranean and International cuisine.

Dining Room Terrace

The Dining Room

The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring Western specialities and local Malaysian delights.

The Gulai House

The Gulai House is is situated in the heart of the rainforest, the award-winning Gulai House serves traditional Malaysian curries and Indian specialities in an open-air setting.

The Pavillion Thai Restaurant

The Pavilion

The Pavilion serves authentic Thai cuisine in an alfresco setting in the canopy of the rainforest.

Lobby Lounge

The Lobby Lounge serves refreshing cocktails and snacks. Restrictions: This venue is open guests above the age of 12 years old, after 8.00pm.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast
Half Board
Full Board

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