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 retreat to nature.

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 at MYR 700* per return trip (max 3 persons and 3 cabin size luggage)
Executive Limousine at MYR 600* per return trip (max 3 persons and 3 cabin size luggage)
Standard Limousine at MYR 500* per return trip (max 3 persons and 2 cabin size luggage)
Executive MPV 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, MY Airlines 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 anytime of the year or Koh Lipe that is seasonal from 20 October 2023 to 31 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.