6 Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with Vivanta by Taj – Rebak Island Resort, Langkawi

Posted on May 17, 2016

Looking for a unique and unforgettable stay in Langkawi, Malaysia? Here are six reasons why you should stay at Vivanta by Taj – Rebak Island, one of the island’s top luxury resorts: Relish the exclusivity. Vivanta by Taj – Rebak Island, Langkawi is the only private island resort in Langkawi. Accessed via private speedboat transfer from Cenang Beach, the five-star resort is located on its own 390-acre island covered in dense jungle and bordered by white sand beaches. Sleep in rustic comfort. SetRead More

Langkawi Islands, Kedah, Malaysia: Sunset Dinner Cruise with Tropical Charters

Posted on November 18, 2015

My visit to Langkawi coincided with the worst season of haze caused by rampant forest fires and slash-and-burn farming in Sumatra, so I wasn’t expecting too much from the sunset dinner cruise by Tropical Charters that was arranged by my travel consultant, Kash Island Adventures. But, surprisingly, the gloomy weather did not spoil the fun we had onboard! We rode a small boat at the jetty of Resorts World on the south side of Langkawi Island, facing the Pulau Dayang BuntingRead More

Langkawi Islands, Kedah, Malaysia: Mangrove Kayaking at the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

Posted on November 15, 2015

Langkawi has long been on my bucket list for its pristine beaches and forested landscapes, so I was extremely excited to make a side trip to the island courtesy of Gaya Travel Magazine and Kash Island Adventures, after attending a royal luncheon in Terengganu. From Kuala Lumpur, I flew to Penang to visit a friend, then rode the ferry a day after to Langkawi. Magnificent karst formations characterize much of the landscape of Langkawi, an archipelago of over a hundred islandsRead More