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The Datai Langkawi

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The Datai Langkawi is situated on the northwest tip of the island Langkawi in Malaysia. Located in a 10 million year old rainforest and overlooking the tranquil Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 beaches worldwide, the iconic property enchants with mesmerizing nature, visionary architecture, luxury and bespoke service. It's 54 rooms, 40 villas, 12 suites and 14 beach villas offer views of the surrounding nature. The award-winning dining outlets pay homage to the exotic flavours and culinary tradition of the region. Leisure facilities include two swimming pools; an award-winning spa and Els Club Teluk Datai - the most scenic 18-hole golf course in Southeast Asia designed by the golf legend Ernie Els.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Hot Tub
Golf Course
Banquet Room
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Langkawi Airport12 km
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The stunningly beautiful Datai, Langkawi has finished its huge renovation and is ready for you. I was privileged to experience the new look first hand and I must say, it was beyond what I could have imagined. Every single detail has been well thought through and the results are s
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We had the pleasure of staying at this unique resort for 6 nights in early December and we have never experienced anything like it.
We knew that the hotel was still in soft opening when we booked but were delighted to be told that this meant we had been allocated a rainforest vil
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One reason we visit The Datai ( this was our ninth visit ) either as a couple or with our adult children is the welcome we receive from staff at the hotel. Without exception from senior management Lyndon, Indra, Jessica to beach bar waiters we could not be made to feel more at ho
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We have just come back from 10 days at The Datai, and in all honesty this is one of the most wonderful places we've ever been to. I'm not a frequent TripAdvisor poster but I feel very strongly that this place needs the recognition it deserves. The hotel's location and setting
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This was our stay no. 10 at The Datai and we were more than impressed.

First of all, compliments for a great job performed in the careful renovation of a jewel in the rainforest. You have fully achieve what you were aiming for: To bring The Datei up to modern standards without l
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How difficult is is to get around the property to the public areas, restaurants and the beach? My husband has difficulty with stairs and steep paths. Are there buggies we can use? Thanks for any help.
The Datai has a full range of golf buggies that go to all the different areas of the resort. They are all the time by guests. The main dining room has a ramp for wheelchair access. However they will direct you to the nearest lift and it would then only be a few steps in. We have been to the Datai 17 times and plan to return for two weeks next summer. I hope you enjoy this amazing resort.
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As the hotel is situated in the rainforest are there significant numbers of mosquitos? What are the nature walks like; mosquitos (again!), many animals, length of walks and the terrain, suggested attire - walking boots or trainers? etc Any info gratefully received!
Dear Casa6458, mosquitos are usually active during dusk and dawn, you may bring along a mosquito repellant. Attires for nature walks vary according to activities. For beach walks, we recommend going barefoot. As for our nature trails, it consists of resort pathways, hence normal walking shoes or sports shoes will be sufficient. Langkawi experiences tropical weather and high humidity, we recommend comfortable and loose clothes.
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Hello! I’d like to know what complimentary activities are available, besides the daily yoga and bi-weekly Pilates? We are planning to stay in November for 8 nights.
Dear Trey G, besides yoga and Pilates, we offer complimentary morning and evening Rainforest walks with our resident naturalist, beach walks on Datai Bay by our resident marine biologists, non-motorised water sports, and Health Club. Thank you.
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Hi my wife and I were plannning a trip to langkawi next March, we will have a 4 month old baby at the time, is the hotel suitable for babies?
Dear andynath1, we do accept babies at our resort and we offer free baby cots and babysitting services is available upon request with minimal charges. You may drop our reservations team an email for further inquiry. Thank you.
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Hi, When are you reopening again? Cant wait to be back!
I think they are reopening in July if Im not mistaken.
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"If you want a view, go for a Canopy Premium in the main building instead of a villa in the jungle - or indulge in a beach villa."
"All villas are amazing but the beach villa was perfect"
"I don’t think you can select a bad room here."
"The best rooms are the Beach Villas. We stayed in a detached Rainforest villa which was luxurious, very well appointed and quiet."
"the best beach in Asia with a luxury eco friendly and sustainable resort"
US$ 566 - US$ 1,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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