The Datai is exclusive, both in its style and location, with over a mile of soft sand beach and tropical forest on three sides .
Description & Location
The luxurious Datai Langkawi is one of the most popular hotels in the region. The setting is spectacular, elevated with dense jungle on three sides, leading down to over a mile of soft sand beach front. The airport is 35 minutes scenic drive away across the island .
The Datai Langkawi has 121 Deluxe and Premium Rooms, Villas and Suites
They are located in the main building. Within the jungle, there are the exclusive Rainforest Villas and at beachfront there are a selection of sumptuous one and two bedroom villas .
See Important footnote for reopening period autumn 2018. Also during the period 25/30 March 2019 Langkawi hosts LIMA ( Langkawi Maritime & Aerospace show ) which is the Asian version of the Farnborough Air show , but with more heads of state and increased security .
The Datai Canopy Experience (Main Building)
The main building is at the top of the hillside location with mainly sea facing rooms, albeit from a considerable distance, and looks out beyond to the islands of Southern Thailand. The deluxe rooms are all actually junior suite style, extremely spacious with an integrated living area. The premium deluxe rooms are on the top floor with even more impressive views over the top of the forest below .
Also within the main building, you have a selection of one bedroom suites, usually located on the corner of each floor.
The Datai Jungle Experience
The Rainforest Jungle villas are free-standing and are in a romantic jungle setting with pathway links to the main facilities. The villas have all been recently enhanced. Like the main building rooms, they are equally spacious with large veranda terrace. Some of the villas have their own pool. As the name implies, the villas are set within the forest . Wonderfully romantic but, of course, you do need to be comfortable with the realities of living next to or beneath , nature.
The Datai Beach Experience
The Datai also has 15 one & two bedroom totally luxurious beachfront villas, each with their own walled garden, indoor and outdoor living space and private lap pool. Without a doubt some of the most impressive accommodation we have seen in the region. Expensive , but that just seems to add to their attraction.
Facilities and Activities
- A choice of restaurant in differing locations, either close to the main facilities or at beach level
- Two swimming pools – with the main pool elevated and for adults only – and the other at beach level with a small section reserved for toddlers .
- Jungle Spa
- Championship Ernie Ells designed golf course, award-winning and regarded as one of the best in Asia
- A selection of non-motorised water sports can be arranged, subject to weather conditions.
- The resort takes full advantage of the dramatic setting, and a series of eco-adventure escorted nature treks can be arranged, particularly interesting at night
- Also available, mainly in the peak winter months will be the opportunity to sail along the north coast of Langkawi on the Malaysian Junk schooner, The Naga Pelangi
New for the reopening in autumn 2018 will be a Nature Centre which includes a library on local plants & wildlife , regular presentations and then the opportunity for escorted treks through the forest . These can be tailored to different age groups and trekking capabilities .
The Datai will be closed for complete renovation and enhancement from September 2017 through to autumn 2018. Ask us for update – the soft reopening date is now mid September with full operation of all facilities expected by mid December (Extra booking promotions for soft opening period) . The design plan for the “New” Datai looks amazing! it will take it to a completely new level of luxury without detracting from the incredible setting.
Please contact us for details.
Nightly price from £288 per person
The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
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