The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia

from price £166 pp / per night
Deluxe Room - Breakfast
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Overview


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. Set on the north-western tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just 40 minutes drive from Langkawi International Airport. Situated on the mystical island of Langkawi, the resort's lush tropical rainforest embraces each room, suite and villa, with private verandas and breathtaking views. This serene haven is where you can reconnect with nature and uplift your soul.
The Datai Langkawi offers the perfect escape and allows you to nurture to the full the well-being of your mind, body and spirit. 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.
Today The Datai Langkawi has embarked on an extensive renovation since 1993. Upon completion of the project, the refreshed look and feel of the resort will offer guests nature and culture-based experiences, promoting its Malaysian hospitality to the world and reaffirm The Datai Langkawi as Malaysia's most sought-after luxury destination resort with unrivalled and unique experiences.


The Datai Suite has two bedrooms, an ample living room with separate dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen. Panoramic ocean views are best enjoyed on the large balcony that fringes the suite. The Datai Suite offers a generous 258 square metres.
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CD Player
Dining area
Kitchenette
Private Veranda with day bed and furniture
Separate Living Room
The One-Bedroom villas are a generous 350 square metres with a spacious en suite bathroom, a designer stand-alone bathtub, twin vanity, walk-in wardrobes and dressing areas. The bedroom opens out on to a gorgeous private sun deck and a 10-metre pool. There is a separate open-plan living/dining room with high timber ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, comfortable sofa seating and a dining table and chairs for four. The outdoor lounge area leads directly to the beach. All rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, an IPTV screen, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and a fully-inclusive private bar which is replenished daily.
Amenities:
Flat Screen TV
MiniBar
Each of the 40 Canopy Deluxe rooms is 63 square metres in size and offer luxury accommodation with an outdoor balcony overlooking the rainforest. They have a combined bedroom and living room with a king-size or twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, writing desk, vanity table, and cosy day-beds. The spacious bathroom and dressing room features a separate shower and WC area, twin-basin vanity, bathtub, and luxury tailor-made amenities. There is a complimentary non-alcoholic minibar, tea and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV screen. These rooms are located in the main building and provide easy access to the lobby.
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Rainforest Villas are raised on stilts and are situated in the heart of the tropical rainforest. They are connected to the public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, every 123 square metres in size, have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk, vanity table and a spacious bathroom. There is a complimentary non-alcoholic minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV screen.
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The Two-Bedroom Beach Villa is a generous 750 square metres, with a lounge area, spacious deck and outdoor dining area. It appeals to guests seeking private and secluded accommodation with full butler service. Each bedroom has en suite bathrooms that include a designer stand-alone bathtub and twin vanities. There is a separate, open-plan living/dining room with high timber ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sofa seating. The outdoor dining area seats eight. All rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, an IPTV screen, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and a fully inclusive private bar which is replenished daily.
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Rainforest Pool Villas are located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream and are connected to public areas by a series of pathways. These elegantly designed villas, 175 square metres in size, have a 10-metre pool by an extended deck and outdoor living area with sun loungers. They have either a king-size bed or a twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom includes its own wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary non-alcoholic minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV screen.
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Each Canopy Premium rooms is 63 square metres in size with balconies that afford delightful views of the rainforest, the main swimming pool and the Andaman Sea. They have a combined bedroom and living room with a king-size or twin bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, writing desk, vanity table, and cosy day-beds. There is a complimentary non-alcoholic minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and an IPTV screen. The spacious bathroom and dressing room feature twin wardrobes, a separate shower and WC area, twin-basin vanity, bathtub and luxury tailor-made amenities in keeping with overall resort sustainability. A set of binoculars for looking at flora and fauna is a special addition. These rooms are located in the main building and provide easy access to the lobby.
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Canopy Suites are located in the main building, are sized between 109 to 125 square metres and have spacious verandas looking out into the rainforest. They feature a large bedroom, with a king-size bed dressed in Egyptian cotton linen, and a spacious, separate living and dining area. Each has an oversized daybed, writing desk, vanity table, complimentary non-alcoholic minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports, and IPTV screen. The spacious bathroom and dressing room feature twin wardrobes, a separate shower and WC area, twin-basin vanity, bathtub and luxury tailor-made amenities in keeping with overall resort sustainability. There is also a guest bathroom.
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Comprising of five bedrooms including a master bedroom and two outdoor pools across 3,500 sqm, The Datai Estate is fit for a King and his family. The location is within the rainforest for privacy but still within easy reach of the beach and Beach Club, where you can enjoy your exclusive a la carte breakfast. Included with you stay is 24hr butler service, airport transfers, mini ba (except wines from the wine cellar) and daily afternoon tea. The style is the same of the rest of the hotel; high-end luxury with Malay features and natural materials to make you feel at one with your surroundings.
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Activities & Facilities


Baby Sitting
Beauty Salon
Boutique/Shop
Fitness Centre
Gym
Hair Salon
Internet Access
Laundry Service
Library
Nature Trails
Spa
Water sport activities
Weddings

Weddings
The memories of your wedding day will remain among your most treasured, whether it is a romantic celebration on the beach or a traditional blessing. The Datai Langkawis long stretch of white-sand beach is a captivating setting for weddings, celebrations or any other special events. Each of our weddings is bespoke, from the fine dining to the flower arrangements carefully coordinated by our onsite wedding specialist who will assist you with planning your ultimate, tailor-made dream experience. It is a place to indulge in both simple and sophisticated pleasures: to love, laugh and live in the moment, to appreciate fine food and luxurious accommodation. It is all these things, and many more, that make it a truly magical venue.

Cookery Class
The cookery classes at The Datai Langkawi are bound to delight guests looking for delicious culinary experiences. Our Malay, Thai and Indian resident chefs lead our cookery class at The Dapur (Malay for kitchen). There is an introduction by the chef about the recipe of the day, a visit to the herb gardens to pick fresh ingredients, followed by the cooking session and lunch accompanied by a complimentary glass of wine. You will also be presented with a personalised certificate of accomplishment.

Golf
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 worlds most spectacular settings. With the marbled peaks of the mighty Machincang mountain range as a backdrop, the 47-hectare course has been developed to honour its natural surroundings. Typical bunkers have been replaced by less conventional golfing hazards, including tropical vegetation and streams, and even the holes names, such as Macaque Manor, are a subtle nod to the wildlife that can occasionally be spotted around the course.

Island Excursion
The Datai Langkawi is a microcosm of the natural offerings the island possesses. Langkawi has a unique paleogeological history that bedrocks the myriad of biodiversity and landscapes. Make time for an excursion to get the full picture of Langkawi.
The Spa
The Spa is situated along a small winding stream surrounded by the sounds and subtle aromatic scent of the rainforest. Offering uniquely delivered treatments in a natural environment, The Spa experience induces a sensory journey of overall well-being through relaxation and rejuvenation. Focusing on aligning wellness with nature, its signature treatments incorporate the healing plants and herbs found in the rainforest; adopting age-old traditions and philosophies of the Malay culture known as Ramuan. In addition to 5 spa treatment villas offering Ramuan-based treatments, the philosophy of beauty through health is complemented by the international expertise of Bastien Gonzalez and Phyto5. Bastien Gonzalez is renowned for his exceptional virtuosity and approach to hand and foot care, and Phyto5s innovative skincare delivers the ultimate holistic skincare experience, creating an equilibrium of inner wholeness and external radiance.

Well-Being and Holistic Activities
The Holistic Pavilion is the perfect place to unwind and free your mind. 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. Soothe your soul at The Nature Centres lounge where there is a specially curated teas, herbs and spices corner. From the restorative powers of walking along the resorts trails to cooking with freshly picked herbs in our Cookery Classes, all our activities are sensory pleasures.
The Gulai House
Treat all five senses at this award-winning restaurant serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House traditional Malay kampung house style of decor, with its floor seating (bersila) area, rustic dining tables and subtle lighting, complements the natural environment and enhances any dining experience with its charming, magical atmosphere. Be enchanted by the captivating sounds of forest wildlife while savouring dishes from The Gulai House local authentic menu and enjoy pairing with an exclusive selection of wines. This is a true dining experience not to be missed.

The Pavilion
The beautiful Pavilion appears to float on the canopy of virgin rainforest thanks to its situation atop 30-metre stilts, which allows far-reaching views over the rainforest. The award-winning Pavilion restaurant serves traditional Thai cuisine nightly in an open-air setting. Created by our passionate, Thai chef, the menu celebrates exquisite Thai cuisine cooked with the natural flavour of freshly harvested exotic herbs. An experience not to be missed, especially if you are lucky enough to catch sight of one of the elusive Colugo (Flying lemur) and enigmatic Giant flying squirrel in the surrounding treetops.

The Dining Room
On the same level as The Main Pool, with indoor and outdoor seating areas overlooking the rainforest, The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When having breakfast during fruiting season, catch the Great hornbill feeding on the Strangler fig trees bountiful fruits. It is where you will find our lavish signature buffet breakfast, with a made-to-order juice bar, and is an ideal venue for a quiet lunch. The ambiance and mood changes subtly in the evening as the restaurant becomes a romantic fine-dining experience, with candles reflecting off the pool, and signature dishes influenced by local ingredients. The menu is complemented by our exclusive hand-picked wine selection from our walk-in wine cellar.

The Beach Club and The Beach Bar
The Beach Club is the place to enjoy a convivial and truly friendly atmosphere. It comprises a lounge bar by the beach and a casual-dining restaurant. You can have a drink and appreciate our freshly made, hand-tossed pizza or a catch of the day. It also features an outdoor show kitchen with fresh seafood cooked on the open grill.
The Beach Bar, with its shaded seating area under trees, overlooks the turquoise Andaman Sea with Tarutao island in the distance. Guests can spend the day here swimming in the pool or sea, and there are plenty of deckchairs for a read or a nap, allowing you to switch off or tune in to all that happens in this gorgeous beachfront spot. The Beach Bar is the perfect place to sip The Datai Langkawis signature cocktails and enjoy delicious light snacks before dinner while watching the beautiful sunset.
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