Pantai Cenang Beach – Beautiful, white sandy beach in Langkawi
Langkawi is known for its beautiful, white sandy beaches, which makes it a popular holiday destination for beach lovers! It Pantai Cenang beach is one of the best, most popular beaches in Langkawi. A nice beach with soft white sand, great views, exciting water sports and beach bars! There are also shops, eateries and spas along the beach. Located just a short, ten minutes drive from the Langkawi International Airport, it makes Pantai Cenang one of the busiest beach town!
Some activities to do around Pentai Cenang beach:
1. Water activities – Pantai Cenang Beach is a 2km long beach with lovely oceanic views of islands and reefs. The beach offers many water activities for you to enjoy like jet skiing, kayaking, parasailing, surf boarding, banana boat rides. If you prefer to stay on the dry land, you may prefer to play a game of volleyball or go island hopping.
2. Underwater World – Located at the Pantai Cenang’s southern end, spreading over 300 acres, this famous attraction has more than 200 species of marine life including penguins, sharks and arapaima-the world’s biggest fresh water fish. It is divided into three segments – Tropical Rainforest, Temperature and Sub-Antarctic. You will definitely enjoy your time here with so many beautiful sea creatures to see!
3. Rice Garden Museum – Inaugurated in 1999, this gallery in Laman Padi is divided into the Heritage Gallery – where you can find out more about what goes on in a rice plantation and the history of rice farming in Langkawi. Paddy Gallery – is a viewing deck where you can see a multi-leveled rice garden. Garden of Variety and Herb Garden is where you can experience rice planting. It is going to be an interesting experience for most of us.
4. Night markets – Temonyong night market in Pantai Cenang is held on Thursdays from 5pm onwards till late. You can find stalls selling all kinds of stuff at really cheap prices. Local food, fresh produce, clothes, watches, paintings, handbags, and accessories are some of the items that can be bought from here.
There are just so much things that we can do around Pantai Cenang beach. You have to visit this beach when you are in Langkawi!
Other popular beaches in Langkawi
Pantai Tengah Beach
Tanjung Rhu Beach
Other things to do in Langkawi