The Datai Langkawi

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Hidden in the hillsides of the majestic Datai Bay is the exclusive Datai Langkawi resort, in its own rainforest setting and with the promise of native wildlife on your doorstep. As the only resort on this stretch of coast, there is an inherent tranquillity to the location complemented by the attentive yet understated hospitality of the hotel staff. The generously proportioned suites and rainforest villas on stilts amid bamboo groves and lily ponds are elegantly furnished in a minimalist style designed for cool comfortable living with a heart of the rainforest vibe. Dining at the Datai covers all possibilities in a choice of settings - Malay or Indian specialities in The Gulai, a traditional open air house, to authentic Thai in the canopied Pavilion perched high above the forest.

Whether situated in the main building with panoramic views of the Datai Bay, enveloped by lush rainforest foliage or set directly on a tranquil beach with mesmerizing views of the Andaman Sea – each of The Datai’s 122 luxurious villas, suites and rooms has its own charm and distinct atmosphere.

  • The 44 charming Canopy Deluxe feature a combined bedroom and living room, airy bathroom and a balcony. FEATURES 62.5m² King or twin beds Oversized daybed Dining table Writing desk Bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television

  • Similar to Canopy Deluxe, the 10 Canopy Premium rooms are located on the top level of the main building, offering the ultimate balcony view! FEATURES 62.5m² King or twin beds Oversized daybed Dining table Writing desk Bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television In-room binoculars

  • Each of the 11 Canopy Suites boasts an airy balcony, spacious bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a separate living and dining area. FEATURES 125m² King size beds Dining table Writing desk Main bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Second bathroom Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Bose CD sound system

  • The epitome of luxury, The Datai Suite boasts an expansive living and dining area, which makes it the perfect choice for families with children. A Large balcony that fringes the entire suite lures with panoramic views of the virgin rainforest, allowing you to appreciate the breathtaking surroundings from every conceivable angle. The Datai Suite provided with full butler service and guests can enjoy complimentary beers, wine, champagne and snacks from the in-room resident bar, excluding the wine chiller. Guests also enjoy complimentary Afternoon Tea for 2-persons in the comfort of the suite or at The Lobby Lounge. FEATURES 258m² King size bed 2 twin beds Dining table Writing desk Main bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Second bathroom Kitchenette with mini-bar and coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Bose CD sound system Pre-loaded iPod

  • Rising on stilts, the 35 Rainforest Villas enchant with a rustic charm, featuring a combined bedroom and living space and a spacious bathroom. Set along a rainforest stream, some of them lure with the soothing sounds of flowing water and evening nature serenades. FEATURES 93m² King or Twin beds Alcove daybed Dining table Writing desk Bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Bose CD sound system

  • Offering complete privacy, the 5 Rainforest Pool Villas open up into a shielded patio. The highlight is a private plunge pool with a built-in Jacuzzi and an enchanting rainforest view. FEATURES 120m² King size bed Oversized daybed Dining table Writing desk Bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Bose CD sound system

  • Built around a shared swimming pool with a spacious sundeck, the two units of Rainforest Two-Bedroom Villa are the perfect hideaway for extended family or a group of close friends. Each unit has two bedrooms joined by sheltered walkways and share an expansive living and dining area. Set in the rainforest and yet a stone throw away from the beach, the Rainforest Two-Bedroom Villa let you experience the best of both worlds. FEATURES 165m² King and twin size beds Bathroom with twin vanities, separate shower, bathtub and dressing area Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Bose CD sound system

  • The Beach Villas are situated right on the award-winning beach of Datai Bay and surrounded by ancient rainforest. Fringed by pristine waters and featuring a lush outdoor garden with a private rain shower, the 13 units of one-bedroom Beach Villas are 218 square metres in size and is ideal for those seeking the ultimate in private, luxurious accommodations. These Beach Villas incorporate a spacious, separate living room area with high, raked timber ceilings and a relaxing, sumptuously furnished open plan living and dining area that opens to a 10-metre private pool and sun deck. The lounge area flows out to a private lawn that leads to the beach. All beach villas are provided with full butler service and guests can enjoy complimentary beers, wine, champagne and snacks from the in-room resident bar, excluding the wine chiller. Beach Villa guests also enjoy complimentary Afternoon Tea for 2-persons in the comfort of their villa or at The Lobby Lounge. FEATURES 218m² Private garden with direct access to the beach 10 m private swimming pool with sundeck King size bed Dining table for four Bathroom with a stand-alone designer bath tub Indoor and open-air rain showers Expansive changing area with a spacious wardrobe Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Yamaha sound system

  • The Beach Villas are situated right on the award-winning beach of Datai Bay and surrounded by ancient rainforest. Fringed by pristine waters and featuring a lush outdoor garden with a private rain shower, this two-bedroom Beach Villa is a generous 475 square metres in size, ideal for those seeking the ultimate in private, luxurious accommodations. This Beach Villa incorporate a spacious, separate living room area with high, raked timber ceilings and a relaxing, sumptuously furnished open plan living and dining area that opens to a 15-metre private pool and sun deck. The lounge area flows out to a private lawn that leads to the beach. All beach villas are provided with full butler service and guests can enjoy complimentary beers, wine, champagne and snacks from the in-room resident bar, excluding the wine chiller. Beach Villa guests also enjoy complimentary Afternoon Tea for 2-persons in the comfort of their villa or at The Lobby Lounge. FEATURES 475m² Private garden with direct access to the beach 15 m private swimming pool with sundeck King size bed 2 twin beds Dining table for 6 Bathroom with a stand-alone designer bath tub Indoor and open-air rain showers Expansive changing area with a spacious wardrobe Mini-bar with coffee and tea-making facilities LCD flat screen television Yamaha sound system

The resort offers an energetic array of complementary nature activities alongside award winning golf experience by Els Club Teluk Datai, cruise on-board Naga Pelangi, rejuvenating experiences by The Datai Spa and more.

  • THE ELS CLUB TELUK DATAI FEATURES The Course at a Glance: 18-hole, Par-72 resort course designed by 4-time Major Winner, Ernie Els. 6,760 yards from the championship tees and 5,369 yards from the forward tees. 5 holes beside the beautiful Andaman Sea No bunkers and incorporates the natural fauna of the rainforest at the core of its design. Latest model Club Car Precedent buggies equipped with state of the art Visage GPS units Practice facilities include an extensive putting green, 6 target greens, and a 50m x 40m grassed tee Managed by Troon Golf the world’s leading luxury brand golf management company. The Clubhouse The Hornbill Café seats up to 75 people and provides the perfect place for guests to enjoy a casual dining experience while overlooking the golf course. A Golf Shop carrying the latest in international golf and leisure apparel. Fully serviced male and female locker facilities

  • Set in a pristine rainforest, believed to be at least 10-million years old, The Datai Langkawi is blessed with an abundance of plant-life and wildlife. The lush foliage around the resort is home to some of the most fascinating animals including the great hornbill, the dusky leaf monkey, the rare colugo (flying lemur of South East Asia), macaques, lizards, geckos and more.

  • An enchanting rainforest sanctuary, The Datai Spa with four open-air villas set along a winding stream is designed to let you feel the spirit of the surrounding nature. The calming sound of a purling creek blends with the love song of a cicada and the joyful chirping of birds, the air is infused with an earthy jungle aroma, and while enjoying a hibiscus bath, you may spot a monitor lizard or a playful family of Dusky Leaf Monkeys peeking from a nearby bush.

  • Naga Pelangi Cruise The Datai Langkawi is delighted to present Naga Pelangi – available for exclusive charter direct from the resort’s Datai Bay to explore Langkawi’s shimmering seas and captivating coastline. The only resort to offer expedition-experiences onboard the traditional schooner, The Datai Langkawi has designed a selection of bespoke cruises – including private charters – to elevate its guest offering and showcase Langkawi’s beauty from a maritime-heritage inspired vantage point. Meaning ‘Rainbow Dragon’,

Each of The Datai Langkawi’s dining experiences are exquisite forays into culinary traditions played out in unique settings that couple the serenity of the natural environment with spectacular, calming views.

  • Situated in the heart of a 10-million year old rainforest, The Gulai House enchants with the rustic atmosphere of a traditional Malay kampung house and the ever present symphony of the wildlife. Celebrating indigenous customs, the graceful wait-staff dressed in Malay costumes will greet you with a traditional hand-wash ritual prior to serving authentic Malay dishes and tantalizing Indian cuisine served on banana leaves and in traditional hand-crafted ceramic bowls. Cuisine: Authentic Malay with a touch of Indian flavours Hours: 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm Atmosphere: Indigenous Setting: Open air Dress Code: Resort Casual

  • Luring with breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea and the soothing sound of waves breaking against the shore, The Beach Club tempts during the day with light snacks and wood-fired oven pizza. A tantalizing cocktail at a sunset hour with the sky exploding in gold, orange and crimson hues is the perfect prelude to a themed buffet dinner or à la carte Mediterranean and international cuisine. Cuisine: International Hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm Atmosphere: Relaxed Setting: Open air, beside the beach Dress Code: Casual

  • Rising on a 30-meter high stilts, floating in the canopy of a virgin rainforest with a distant view of the Andaman Sea and the Thai Tarutao islands on the horizon, The Pavilion lures with mellow Thai music, exquisite table-tops and the flickering light of candles. Repeatedly awarded by Malaysian Tatler for out-of-this-world culinary delights, The Pavilion is known for its gourmet Thai cuisine. Each dish is prepared à la minute with freshly harvested Thai herbs. Cuisine: Thai Hours: 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm Atmosphere: Relaxed Setting: Open air Dress Code: Resort Casua

  • Offering a breathtaking panoramic view over the rainforest canopy and the emerald green Andaman Sea, the Lobby Lounge serves delicious light snacks during the day, while tempting in the evenings with live music, savory canapés, exquisite cocktails and a selection of fine cigars. Cuisine: Cocktails & Canapés Hours: 9:00 am – 1:00 am Atmosphere: Comfortable Setting: Indoors and Outdoors Dress Code: Resort Casual

  • The Dining Room is host to a lavish signature buffet breakfast in the mornings and an ideal venue for a quiet lunch in the afternoons. The mood and ambience at The Dining Room is transformed in the evenings into a fine dining venue with dishes inspired by modern Asian cuisine, focusing on the 5 elements of taste. Cuisine: International Hours: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm Atmosphere: Casual (Breakfast and Lunch) / Fine Dining (Dinner) Setting: Indoors and Outdoors Dress Code: Resort Casual (Breakfast and Lunch) / Resort Evening (Dinner)

  • The Datai Langkawi’s skilled culinary team caters to your special occasions. Personalised options include a private candlelit dinner on the beach, champagne breakfast on the beach or four-course lobster menu under the stars.