This is the life

The Datai Langkawi

Langkawi, Malaysia

Experiences – Family Vacations, Beach Getaways, Romantic Escapes, Cultural Journeys, Golf Getaways

Getaway Experiences
  • Enjoy a Golfing experience at the club’s award-winning, 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course
  • Treat yourself and your partner to a romantic dinner by the beach
  • Indulge in the finest of Malaysian and Thai cuisine at the restaurants on-site
  • Explore Langkawi’s breath-taking landscapes cruising on a traditional Sail boat
  • Go for a guided nature walk or a trek through the rainforest
  • Join the chefs for a hands-on cooking class that ends with lunch including your new creation
  • Its location in a cove above a private white sand beach surrounded by pristine rainforest 
  • Experience the Spa at the Datai, enveloped in the rainforest’s natural setting
  • The Nature Centre with a resident naturalist and marine biologist 
  • A unique award winning 18-hole Golf course 
  • The amazing range & quality of dining experiences 
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages

Situated on the northwestern tip of Langkawi Island, The Datai is a welcoming and romantic retreat with a classy contemporary edge. Conceived as a grand retreat, immersed in an ancient virgin rainforest, it is an icon of luxury. The resort has 121 rooms, suites and villas, all with enchanting views of the lush tropical rainforest, some with the breathtaking vista of the Andaman Sea. The resort offers a diverse choice of dining experiences inspired by culinary traditions from around the world. The Spa at the Datai embraces the healing elements of the rainforest. It features 3 swimming pools, an award winning golf course, a health club and a range of water sports. The Datai Langkawi is the ultimate in peaceful perfection. Its remoteness makes it a nature lover's dream destination, with lush rainforests and pristine beaches. Families and couples on a romantic getaway happily co-exist here, while golfers can play the challenging, award-winning course. 


The Datai is located 30 minutes by car from Langkawi’s international airport and 20 kilometers west of Pulau Langkawi’s main town, Kuah.


The Datai Langkawi features 121 rooms, suites and villas, most of which let you immerse yourself in the stunning vistas of the lush rainforest and the Andaman Sea. These are classified into three sections according to their location in the resort: The Canopy Collection in the main buildings overlooking the rainforest; The Rainforest Collection in the jungle by the stream and The Beach Collection, adjacent to the Datai Bay, featuring private pools and dedicated butlers. All rooms, suites and villas are furnished with modern facilities and luxurious amenities in keeping with overall resort sustainability. Amenities include complimentary minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, personal safe, Wi-Fi, multi-purpose charging ports and a TV.

  • Canopy Deluxe room

    This room brings to you a delightful and luxurious stay experience with an outdoor balcony that overlooks the lush rainforest. It features a combined bedroom and living area with a king or twin bed, a writing desk, cosy day-beds and all modern facilities; it has a spacious bathroom and a dressing room as well. The hotel offers 43 Canopy deluxe rooms, each measuring 63 sq. mts. in size.

  • Canopy Premium room

    Located on the highest floor of the main building, this room offers spectacular vistas of the rainforest, the pool area and a glimpse of the Andaman Sea. This luxurious accommodation has a combined bedroom and living area with a king or twin bed, day beds and spacious bathroom and dressing room; it offers easy access to the hotel’s restaurant and lounge. There are 14 rooms of this category, each with a room size of 63 sq. mts.

  • Canopy Suite

    This suite is designed to pamper you with a large veranda that overlooks the forest. It offers a warm and spacious bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate living and dining area, a day bed, luxurious bathroom and dressing room along with a separate guest bathroom, providing ultimate luxury and comfort. The 11 Canopy Suites, located in the main building, are sized between 109 to 125 sq. mts.

  • Datai Suite

    This exclusive suite offers panoramic views of the rainforest and the Andaman Sea, best enjoyed from the large private veranda of your suite. The Datai Suite features 2 spacious en-suite bedrooms, one with a King bed and the other with Twin beds. It has a shared living and dining area with writing desks, a daybed and a dining table for six; it also has a guest bathroom and a pantry. Services include 24-hour butler service, complimentary airport transfers, minibar, afternoon tea and a-la-carte breakfast at The Beach Club.

  • Rainforest Villa

    Raised on stilts, the beautiful Villa sits in the heart of the tropical rainforest. The well-designed villa has a lovely outdoor seating, a king-size bed, a large sofa and an oversized bathroom with a view. It is connected to the public areas by a series of pathways.

  • Rainforest Pool Villa

    The resort offers eight of these villas, located in the heart of the tropical rainforest alongside the stream. Measuring 175 sq. mts., these villas are elegantly designed and have a 10-metre pool beside an extended deck and outdoor living area. They have either a king or a twin bed, a generous daybed, writing desk and vanity table. The spacious bathroom comes with a wardrobe. Each Villa has a complimentary minibar (excluding spirits), tea- and coffee-making facilities, personal safe and a TV.

  • Datai Estate Villa

    This is the ultimate luxury villa, set in the rainforest, near the beach. Ideal for a small group or families, this lavish villa measures around 3500 sq. mts. and comprises two spacious living and dining rooms, five bedrooms, two swimming pools and also a pool table. For an exclusive experience and added convenience, the following services are also provided: complimentary airport transfers, 24-hour butler service, a private chef, minibar, afternoon tea and a-la-carte breakfast at The Beach Club.

  • One Bedroom Beach Villa

    With generous space, measuring 350 sq. mts., these Villas come with a spacious en-suite bathroom, a designer standalone bathtub, walk-in wardrobes and dressing areas. The bedroom opens to a stunning private sun deck and a 10-metre pool. There is a separate living-dining room, floor-to-ceiling windows, comfortable sofa seating and a dining table for four. All rooms have individual air-conditioning, a TV, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and a bar. There are complimentary airport transfers, daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

  • Two-Bedroom Beach Villa

    It is 750 sq. mts. in size, complete with a lounge area, a spacious deck and outdoor dining area for eight guests. This is perfect for those seeking luxury and privacy. Each bedroom has en-suite bathrooms that include a designer stand-alone bathtub and twin vanities. There is a separate living and dining room with high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sofa seating. All rooms have individual air-conditioning, a TV, personal safe, tea and coffee-making facilities and a bar. There are complimentary airport transfers, daily afternoon tea and signature breakfast.

Services & Amenities

  • 121 rooms, suites & villas 
  • Air-conditioned rooms with Wi-Fi, Flat screen TVs, private decks, Minibar and Safe 
  • 24-hours Butler service, Babysitting and a private chef may be requested
  • Spectacular 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course (The Els Club Teluk Datai) designed by Ernie Els
  • 3 fabulous restaurants, a Beach club and an open-air Lounge
  • Special cooking lessons, Wildlife & Birdwatching, Jungle hikes can be arranged
  • Water activities and Sailing
  • A well-equipped Health Club and Steam/Sauna facilities 
  • 2 swimming pools and a Toddler Pool
  • The Atelier gallery showcasing local arts like batik painting and traditional weaving
  • The Boutique with an extensive collection of regionally-inspired merchandise, souvenirs
  • Outdoor sports equipment for Tennis and Cycling
  • A top-class Spa, Yoga lessons and Meditation for holistic well-being

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: From MYR 1530 per night

Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges