langkawi-mapThe Legendary Island

Langkawi Island or Pulau Langkawi is one of the most popular island resort in Malaysia as well as an internationally recognized tourist destination. Situated off the north western coast of peninsular Malaysia in the Straits of Malacca, this archipelago consists of 104 islands.
The main tourist attraction of Langkawi Island is of course due to its un-spoilt natural beauty. The island is surrounded by virgin white sandy beaches and crystal clear blue sea with higher ground covered with tropical vegetation in the center part.
We cannot omit the many legends and myths associated with the island when introducing Langkawi. The most talk about is none other than curse of Mahsuri for seven generations.

Duty Free Shopping Paradise

The island is also a duty free shopping paradise which provides variety of local and imported goods. Popular items like perfumes, cosmetic, leather goods, sport wares, handicrafts, chocolates, liquor and tobacco are tourists’ favorites. You only need to stay in Langkawi for a minimum of 48 hours to take back home a reasonable amount of tax free goods.

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Cinta Sayang Golf & Country Resort
Address: Persiaran Cinta Sayang, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia.
Tel: +604-441 4666 (12 lines)
Fax: +604-441 5600
Email: cintasayang@cintasayangresort.com

Duta Hotel
Phone#    04-4212040
Address:No.7, Jalan Petri, Sungai Petani, 8000 Kedah.
Room Facility     air conditioning,direct dial telephone,shower,Food Beverage

Harvard Suasana Hotel
Phone#    04-4588888
FAX#     04-4585888
Address: Harvard Golf & Country Club Bedong, Sungai Petani 8100 Kedah
Room Facility: air conditioning,direct dial telephone,satelite/cable tv

J.W. Palace Hotel
Phone#    04-4220420
FAX#     04-4233423
Address     No. 1, Taman Pahlawan, Sungai Petani, 8000 Kedah.
Room Facility     air conditioning,direct dial telephone,satelite/cable tv

M.S. Garden Hotel
Phone#    04-4315555
FAX#     04-4311555
Address: 50, Jalan Permatang Gedong, Gedong, Taman Sejati Indah, 8000 Sungai Petani, Kedah.
Room Facility: air conditioning,direct dial telephone,satelite/cable tv

Pantai Merdeka Resort
Phone#    04-4375588
FAX#     04-4375599
Address: Kota Kuala Muda, Sungai Petani, 8000 Kedah.
Room Facility: air conditioning, satelite/cable tv,

Park Avenue Hotel
Address: E-1 Jalan Indah Dua, Taman Sejati Indah, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia.
Tel :04-431 2323 Fax :04-431 2000

Seri Malaysia Hotel Sungai Petani
Address: Seksyen 21, Jalan Pasar, 08000 Mukim Sungai Petani, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Tel : 04-423 4060   Fax: 04-423 4106

Swiss-Inn Sungai Petani
Address: No.1, Jalan Pahlawan, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Tel : 04 – 422 3333 / 2454 / 2664   Fax : 04 – 423 3423 / 604 – 422 4473
Email : fom_sisp@swissgarden.com

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The name Kangar is believed to be derived from a species of hawk named Kangkok. Although it is the state capital of Perlis, Malaysia, it is not densely populated like other capital cities and is located in the heart of the country’s major rice producing region surrounded by lots of green padi fields.

Buildings in downtown Kangar are mostly old shop houses where you can still find some old elegant colonial architecture. Being the main commercial center of the state, basic amenities and infrastructure are well maintained. You can actually get everything within walking distance.

map-of-kangar

An easy way to explore this small town is by indentify the following landmarks:

  • EPF Tower, one of the highest point in Kangar
  • Kubu Hill Recreational Park
  • Malay World Weaponry Museum
  • Perlis Craft Cultural Complex
  • State Museum and Heritage Hall
  • Syed Alwi State Mosque
  • Kuala Perils Bus Terminal and Kuala Perlis Ferry Service
  • Perlis Islamic Center
  • Central Market
  • Putra Palace Hotel
  • Federal Hotel
  • Malaysia Hotel

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