Daily direct flights from Kuala Lumpur are available via Malaysia Airlines (Tel: 1 300 88 3000 or 603-78463000 for outstation calls ). Optionally Air Asia (Tel: 1 300 88 9933) also has regular flights to Langkawi
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) connects Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar and Arau towns in Kedah. From these towns, you can catch a taxi or a bus to Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis respectively and catch a ferry to Langkawi. Please contact KTMB at 603-22747435 or visit www.ktmb.com.my.
Ferries are also available from Penang (Tel: 604-2631943)
By Road From the North South Expressway (NSE), head north to Kedah and take the Alor Setar Selatan exit (Interchange 177) onto the highway headed to Teluk Kechai and on to Kuala Kedah where you can catch a ferry to Langkawi island. Alternatively, you can also catch ferries from Kuala Perlis further north, accessible via the Jitra Selatan exit (Interchange 181) via Kodiang and Kangar on trunk road K3. This route is longer, at 48km from the NSE exit. Langkawi Yacht Club is located along Jalan Dato Syed Omar, close to Kuah Jetty
Royal Langkawi Yacht Club
Langkawi Yacht Club is an exclusive establishment with a beautiful clubhouse and a fully equipped marina."
Situated within walking distance from the Kuah Jetty Point, the Langkawi Yacht Club is an exclusive establishment with a beautiful clubhouse and a fully equipped marina, comprising 51 berths that can accommodate a variety of vessels including sailing keels, deep hull boats and even 60m mega-yachts.
Langkawi Yacht Club offers impressive facilities such as a waterfront swimming pool, jaccuzi and sauna, deep-sea fishing, sailing, scuba diving, jet skiing and speedboats, and a yacht chartering service. You can hire the Club’s luxury motor yacht ‘Puteri Maimunah’ for discovery or sunset tour of the beautiful Langkawi islands.
For diners, Langkawi Yacht Club is the perfect place to enjoy a long cool drink and a delightful meal in relaxing surroundings. Breathtaking views of Langkawi’s beautiful islands and sunset can be enjoyed from its beachfront restaurant called ‘Charlie’s Place’ or from the ‘Captain’s Deck’, its fine-dining restaurant. The above facilities are open to the public.
For more information, please contact:
The Langkawi Yacht Club at +604 9664078 (website: www.langkawiregatta.com) or the Langkawi Tourist Information Centre at +604-9667789.