About Us

The Datai Langkawi is a luxurious destination resort that nestles in the heart of an ancient rainforest. A romantic tranquil hideaway, it offers the perfect magical escape and allows each guest to reconnect with nature in a serene natural haven.

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The Datai Langkawi

The Datai Langkawi was designed by the visionary architect Kerry Hill with architect and interior designer Didier Lefort. It opened in 1993 and, 25 years later, Didier Lefort has led the refurbishment of the resort, designing all the rooms, suites and villas to make the most of the striking natural surroundings.

Getting to The Datai Langkawi

The Datai Langkawi is only a 40-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport and just a short flight from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

The rainforest of Langkawi

About Langkawi

Situated on the peaceful north-western tip of the island of Langkawi, off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is where you can nurture your well-being to the full amidst the island’s vibrant blend of local cultures, mesmerising waterfalls, idyllic paddy fields, mangroves and a labyrinth of secret waterways.

Gallery by SC Shekar

Intricately curated and imagined, this interactive gallery has been established to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Datai Langkawi. The gallery showcases a selection of stunning black and white photos by award winning photographer SC Shekar, displayed along the corridors of the resort.

Galeri Khazanah Virtual Exhibition

We are delighted to introduce the 'Galeri Khazanah', a virtual art gallery by Khazanah Nasional, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia. The gallery aims to offer local and global audiences a glimpse of Malaysian cultural heritage through the perspective of talented Malaysian artists.

Alia Bastamam x The Datai Langkawi capsule collection - The butterfly walk dress

Alia Bastamam x The Datai Langkawi

Malaysian fashion designer Alia Bastamam launched her Resort 2023 collection, aptly titled ‘Oasis’, at The Datai Langkawi in October 2022. The line includes a capsule collection that was inspired by The Datai Langkawi, with six elegant looks, showcasing soft flowing drapes and the designer's signature pleats.