For those interested in history, Langkawi is famed for its intriguing heritage of fabulous myths and legends about ogres, gigantic birds, heroic warriors, princesses, epic battles and romance.
Situated at latitudes 6°10°N to 6°30°N and longitudes 99°35°E to 100°E, Langkawi has a tropical monsoon climate with a high annual temperature of between 24°C to 33°C. Langkawi enjoy 2 distinct seasons.
Langkawi situated just off the Northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia comprises a group of 104 tropical islands during low tides and 99 Island during high tide. The main island Langkawi is 47,848 hectare in size while Pulau Dayang Bunting and Pulau Tuba are smaller while the others appear to be mere dots in the emerald green ocean when viewed from the air.
The legendary Langkawi Islands is a group of 99 oceanic islands located 22 to 54 kilometers off Perlis Coast. The Islands are very popular tourist destinations and had hosted many international events recently. Administratively, Langkawi is under the state of Kedah. The Islands have been noted for their excellent fishing, clear blue waters, beaches and stunning landscapes.