Why you'll love it here...
- Set in pristine 10 million-year old rainforest next to the gorgeous Datai Bay beach.
- Take a rainforest and beach walk with one of the resident naturalists and marine biologists.
- Bathe beneath a cascading waterfall in one of the resort’s natural pools.
- The award-winning Ernie Els 18-hole, par-72 golf course is 5 minutes away.
- 5 Spa treatment villas are situated along a winding stream, within the secluded rainforest.
Nestled inside an ancient tropical rainforest along the white sands of one of Langkawi’s most beautiful beaches, this luxurious hotel is the perfect paradise for a romantic retreat or an extra-special getaway.
Welcomed by a lotus flower pond in the open-air reception and bar area, the resort extends through the jungle down to a picture-perfect beach. The accommodation is luxurious and spacious and no matter where you choose to stay you will be greeted with views of Datai Bay. The whole resort has an extremely exotic feel, so don’t be surprised to be greeted by inquisitive monkeys.
Activities are aplenty, and you can choose to relax poolside as the attentive staff fill your glass and offer cooling towels, or kayak out to one of the nearby islands. The resort’s back garden is a 750-hectare rainforest where it is possible to hike to dramatic waterfalls and swim in nearby streams. After returning to the resort, The Datai Spa beckons with its extensive treatment menu and highly qualified staff.
The resort is remote and the dining scene is truly indulgent, so be sure to head into the 10 million-year-old jungle to try the delights of The Gulai House, which serves traditional Malay and Indian dishes in a rustic rainforest setting. You can also discover award-winning Thai cuisine at The Pavilion, which is set on stilts and floats in a canopy of virgin rainforest with views of the Andaman Sea.
When you're not languishing in the aquamarine waters or relaxing on the beach, we recommend a thrilling jungle trek with one of the knowledgeable guides. Golfers will love the 18-hole championship course, and non-golfers will love the award-winning spa just as much. Whatever you do to relax there is a 'must try' waiting to be discovered at this resort, such as bathing beneath a cascading waterfall in one of the seven natural pools.
- Gym / Fitness Centre
- Inter connecting rooms
- Onsite Golf
- Spa / Wellness
- Kids Clubs (4-12)
- Teens Clubs (13+)
1/12 - Aerial View of The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
2/12 - One Bedroom Beach Villa Living Room at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
3/12 - The Gulai House at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
4/12 - Rainforest Villa Bedroom at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
5/12 - Aerial View of The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
6/12 - Rainforest Pool Villa at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
7/12 - Canopy Deluxe Bedroom at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
8/12 - The Dining Room Restaurant at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
9/12 - Walk-in Wine Cellar at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
10/12 - Canopy Walk at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
11/12 - The Dining Room Exterior at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
12/12 - Rainforest Pool Villa at The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
An oasis of tranquillity nestled among Langkawi’s enchanting tropical jungle, The Datai Langkawi offers ultra-luxurious accommodation, classified into three different collections: The Canopy Collection overlooks the lush forest and the Rainforest Collection lies within it, while the Beach Collection includes stunning private pools and dedicated butlers. Whichever you choose, expect modern furnishings, tasteful décor and tailor-made amenities, all in keeping with the resort’s pledge to sustainability.
Sleeps: 3 Adults
Sleeps: 3 Adults
Sleeps: 3 Adults
Sleeps: 3 Adults
Rainforest Pool Villa
Sleeps: 3 Adults
One-Bedroom Beach Villa
Sleeps: 3 Adults
Two-Bedroom Beach Villa
Sleeps: 5 Adults
The Datai Suite
Sleeps: 6 Adults
The Datai Estate Villa
Sleeps: 11 Adults
The Gulai House
Tucked away deep in the rainforest in the style of a traditional Malay kampung house, dine on an authentic Malaysian cuisine. Featuring fresh ingredients and a melting pot of spices, this culinary journey is not to be missed.
Join a celebration of Thai cuisine in this award-winning restaurant set high up in the rainforest canopy. Among the tree tops with an open-air setting, savour the freshly harvested herbal flavours in a stunning setting.
The Dining Room
Set along the swimming pool, The Dining Room offers a lavish breakfast buffet, a juice bar, delicious lunches and fine dining in the evenings. For something special, reserve a five-course degustation menu.
The Beach Club
With a lively, friendly atmosphere with a lounge bar by the beach, relax under the shade of the trees with a hand-tossed pizza or catch of the day. In the evening, sip a cocktail and watch the sun set over the Andaman Sea.
At The Datai Langkawi, there are several room types that are ideal for honeymooners. The Superior Villa is spacious and has a living area, dining table for two and an oversized daybed where you can lounge and enjoy an afternoon nap. The rooms are also equipped well with a DVD player, Bose Sound System and Lavazza Coffee Machine. This truly is a couple’s room; there are twin vanities and his & hers wardrobes. The Pool Villa allows you both to enjoy the luxury of your own plunge pool with built-in Jacuzzi as well as, a day bed. There are also Corner and End Suites which have a large bedroom, a living area and dining table as well as, a balcony.
For couples who wish to try out a different activity on their honeymoon, they can enjoy a cookery class every Friday. Take a day out of your holiday to spend time with your loved one at The Datai Spa surrounded by lush jungle and featuring amazing spa treatments such as a Balinese Massage or The Datai Massage. The Datai Langkawi also features an 18-hole championship golf course, the only one on the island! And a private beach, two swimming pools, a health club and two tennis courts.
Beaches & Watersports
Unspoilt and backed by swathes of lush rainforest, the beach of Datai Bay is known as being one of the most beautiful beach destinations in the world. At the Datai Langkawi, you can truly make the most of this incredible setting. Whether lying back on a sun lounger with a cool drink in-hand, or keeping active in the fitness centre with sweeping views over the beach, you’ll feel a million miles away from the rest of the world.
For exploring the pristine azure Andaman Sea, watersport equipment is available. Pick up a snorkel to admire the marine world hidden in the shallows, or board a kayak to see what lie in the bays beyond. The waters of the bay are very calm, making them perfect for families or peaceful days floating along the coast.
Nature & Wildlife
Enveloped by such incredible rainforest, it’s no surprise that you can have such unforgettable encounters with wildlife and nature at the Datai Langkawi. The surrounding natural beauty is at the core of the hotel, from the beach to the sea, mangroves and the animals who live there.
As you walk the grounds, you can admire an array of flora and fauna. Where you might spot dusky langurs, great hornbills and sunda colugos hiding away.
To learn more about this wonderful environment, you can visit the Nature Centre to hear stories from the resident naturalist, Irshad Mobarak and his team as you sip a herbal tea blended from the native plants. For more, join him on a guided nature walk.
Spa & Wellbeing
Visit The Spa for a haven of relaxation in a stunning setting. Here, five treatment rooms are nestled in the rainforest, where you can listen to the soothing sounds of nature as you indulge in treatments inspired by the age-old traditions of Malay culture known as Ramuan.
For a longer focus on wellbeing, you can embark on a full day wellness journey, embarking on a jungle walk, where you’ll bath in the jungle stream before returning for a deep massage, complete with oils prepared with local herbs. In the Holistic Pavilion, you can practice yoga or Pilates in a beautiful setting, or awaken you senses wit teas from the Nature Centre or creating your own nutritious food with The Dapur Cooking Classes.
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