Getting to The Datai Langkawi

Set on the northwestern tip of the lush tropical island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia, The Datai Langkawi is truly an oasis of tranquillity surrounded by ancient, virgin rainforest. Just a 40-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport, The Datai Langkawi offers guests an idyllic nature retreat.

Immigration Requirements

Please note that as per the latest regulations issued by the Malaysian government, all foreign visitors are required to register for a Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC) at least 3 days prior to arrival in the country. You may register for the arrival card on the official website of the Immigration Department of Malaysia here.

Driving from Langkawi International Airport

Airport to the resort (30 km): 40 minutes
Kuah town/jetty to resort (45 km): 60 minutes

Directions can also be found on Waze and Google Maps

Rates are quoted per limousine/vehicle and valid until 31 December 2025. 

Luxury Limousine (Bentley or BMW i7) at MYR 700* per return trip (max 3 persons and 3 cabin size luggage)
Executive Limousine (Jaguar XJL or BMW iX) at MYR 600* per return trip (max 3 persons and 3 cabin size luggage)
Luxury MPV (Toyota Vellfire) at MYR 500* per return trip (maximum 4 - 5 persons and 5 cabin size luggage)

* Rates are subject to 10% service charge


Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi: 60 minutes
Penang to Langkawi: 40 minutes
Singapore to Langkawi: 1 hour 25 minutes

Major carriers that fly to Langkawi include Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, FireFly, Batik Air Malaysia and Scoot.

Ferry services

Kuala Perlis to Langkawi: 60 minutes
Kuala Kedah to Langkawi: 1 hour 45 minutes
Visitors from Thailand may also depart via ferry from Satun any time of the year or Koh Lipe, which is seasonal from 19 October 2023 to 15 May 2024.

Car rental

The Datai Langkawi offers both vehicle rental and chauffeur services. Maps are available from our concierge team, who will be pleased to assist you in planning a trip around the island of Langkawi.