Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Our apartment is the ideal base to explore Langkawi, or simply to relax and enjoy the wonderful climate, scenery, food and culture of the island. Compared to similar standard hotel accommodation on the island, our rental rates are very reasonable, and we will be happy to help you help you make the most of your time on Langkawi.
Containing all the modern amenities you would expect in a holiday apartment, all towels, bedding and final cleaning are also included in the rental charge. All rooms have fans as well as remote control air conditioning. There is a Panasonic flat screen TV, Wifi, washing machine, fridge/freezer and sound system that will plug into your MP3 player. There is also a selection of DVD's, games and books that you are welcome to use. However, a few drinks on the balcony is usually a better way to round off the day !
The main bedroom has an Emperor sized bed, with en suite shower room/lavatory. The second bedroom has two single beds, with adjoining bathroom and shower facilities. There is a fully kitted out kitchen, including a gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, and all the utensils needed to cook for four people. The living area has a leather reclining sofa and chair, whilst the dining area has a table and seating for six people. Please note this is strictly a non-smoking apartment - smoking is allowed on the balcony however.
The apartment is located on the first floor, with a balcony overlooking the beautiful swimming pool, which is probably the best on the island for swimmers at 35m long, and with a depth ranging from 92cm to 153cm. The adjoining childrens' pool is great for kids being only 58cm deep. The apartment also comes with a travel cot.
Overall Langkawi makes an excellent holiday if you like nature, beaches, great food, exploring, swimming and or just taking things easy. Eating, drinking and transport are not expensive, and crime is negligible. Its probably not so good though if you are looking for night clubbing or mega shopping, and probably Penang or Thailand would be a better place to visit if you are looking for these activities.
Langkawi has a growing ex-pat community as Malaysia is becoming a popular retirement destination. If you are thinking of retiring there, then our apartment offers you an ideal way of dipping your toe in the water, and seeing if island life is for you. Alternatively, its a great place for couples and families who want to enjoy time together.
Langkawi is a nature lovers paradise. Being assigned 'World Geopark' status by Unesco in 2007, the island provides the opportunity to experience natural wildlife in the raw. From acres of rain forest, to miles of unspoilt (and uncrowded) beaches, the island really is fascinating to explore, and readily accessible. As the complex is surrounded by forest, animals such as macaque monkeys, hornbills and dusky leaf monkeys pay regular visits, and evening brings the gentle buzz of night creatures.
Car hire is recommended in order to see the main attractions of the island, and also to allow you to meet the wonderful inhabitants of the island who are welcoming and friendly to tourists. The road system is well maintained, car hire and taxi's are cheap, and petrol is a fraction of the price than in Western Europe (1.90 RM/litre). There really is no excuse to not getting out and about.
The island enjoys duty free status, and whilst this makes alcohol relatively cheap, thankfully there is no excessive behaviour on the island or within the complex.
Minimum rental period is four weeks - but please contact us with your required dates, as there is occaisionally flexibility in this.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Legenda beach 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Langkawi airport 19 km, Nearest railway: N/A|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Balcony - overlooks pool - seats 4 - also contains wall mounted clothes drier.
Lounge - Leather sofa and chair - both reclining. TV (not satellite), DVD/CD/MP3 player, some DVDs supplied.
Dining area - table and seats for six people
Kitchen - gas hob (no oven), fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, etc
Shared Facilities - terrific swimming pool, sauna, ornamental gardens, shops within walking distance, swings
A travel cot is also available
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment is located in a secure complex of apartments on the outskirts of the islands capital - Kuah. Accessed via a short level of steps, the apartment overlooks the main swimming pool, which is without doubt the best pool on the island if you are a serious swimmer. There is also an adjoining paddling pool for young children as well.
Covered car parking for one vehicle, with space for more. Outside storage cupboard.
Terrific swimming and paddling pools - not heated - no need !
A non-refundable deposit of 10% of the rental value will guarantee security of booking a particular time slot.
Full payment must be received at least 6 weeks before residence - deposit payable by bank transfer or Paypal, remainder by bank transfer.
A booking is not completed until an email confirming receipt of deposit has been sent to you.
A refundable deposit of £50 is required to cover for any breakages or damage caused.
We will provide help and assistance to make your stay in Langkawi memorable - please just ask us.
The Langkawi Island region
Within Langkawi there are loads of places to visit, and things to do - here are a few suggestions:
1) Tour the island - hire a car or a scooter and just drive round the island.
2) Cable Car - its a long way up with an aerial walkway once you get there. Stunning views. Do not miss - unless you hate heights !
3) Snorkelling or diving - there are several accredited diving operators who offer day trips.
4) Kuah Jetty / Legenda Square/Eagle Park - all situated next to each other. Eagle Park is the site of the huge 12m high white eagle which is the emblem of Langkawi. Lagenda Park is a walking history book of the islands myths and legends. Kuah Jetty provides boat links to Thailand and Malaysia, as well as offering some comfort for shopaholics.
5) Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls - a steep (really steep!) climb to these waterfalls - but a beautiful scene once you get there.
6) Gunung Raya - the islands highest mountain - you can drive to the top and get a lift to the top of a viewing tower where the panorama is stunning. One for clear days only.
7) Golf courses - there are 3 great courses on the island.
8) Snake Sanctuary - a fascinating insight into the world of snakes.
9) Crocodile Farm - as the name suggests - but make sure you see the daily shows - you will then understand the meaning the meaning of the word 'bravery' ( or 'madness' perhaps?)
10) Sunsets - watching the stunning sunsets from the mid west of the island is memorable - even the locals bring their families to the coast to watch the sunsets.
11) Night markets - there is one every night of the week - Wednesday and Saturday in Kuah. Lots of colour, food and smells of cooking.
12) Mangrove Tour - another one you should not miss - covers most of the natural highlights of Langkawi.
13) Underwater World - A pretty good aquarium, complete with penguins in authentic snow setting.
Kuah is pretty much everything you would expect of a large town with several banks, many shops, and home to most of the few ATMs on the island. It has a huge variety of different places to eat, covering most of the ethnic Asian types. It also has several large duty free stores, selling liquor, tobacco and chocolate at duty free prices.
The climate provides guaranteed warmth all year round, with the rainy season providing a few hours rain a day before succumbing to the sunshine again. Temperatures are generally between 28C to 33C during the day. The islanders are very friendly, and as tourism is well developed on the island, they are used to being asked for help with directions!
Within easy walking distance of the apartment there are places to eat, shops and a kids play park. There is also a beach for sunbathing only.
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23 Nov 2013
"Home from home"
Ideal place to explore the island, but a car is essential. Apartment had everything you needed. Pool welcoming. Shame we went in the rainy season.… More
Hi - many thanks for taking the time to write a review of our apartment. Sorry that the weather was not great for your visit, but hope that you enjoyed your stay all the same. Thanks again.
18 Nov 2013
"Fantastic holiday in a great apartment."
We spent two weeks staying at the Sunset Apartment. The apartment is well furnished and has everything you need for a great stay. The apartment is air conditioned and has free wifi, which meant we cou… More
Many thanks for your kind review, and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay on Langkawi.
16 Sep 2013
"An excellent base in Langkawi"
We rented the apartment for five nights in late August. It was the perfect base for exploring the island, nothing being more than about 45 minutes away by car.The lounge was very comfortable and dini… More
Hi - thank you for your feedback - always appreciated, and really glad that you had a good time in Langkawi,
16 Jun 2013
Have stayed in many holiday rentals but have to stay that this is probably one of the best. It was immaculate, great location and the pool outstanding. Unfortunately I had the flu the whole 8 days I w… More
Thank you for the feedback - always well appreciated! I really hope that you had an enjoyable time on the island, and that is was a fitting holiday for your special occasion.
5 Jun 2013
Myself and four friends stayed here. It was absolutely gorgeous. My friend who had booked had been given all the necessary information before hand. Stephan provided us with a booklet of things to do, … More
Thank you for your review - very much appreciated. Even better the fact that you had a great time on holiday. Thank you for choosing to use our apartment :)
6 Apr 2013
"Lovely apartment, great information supplied by the owner Stefan"
We stayed in this apartment for a week, we are 2 couples, there was plenty of room, the apartment was very clean and had everything that we needed. The information supplied by Stefan was great, we ate… More
Hi - Really glad you had good time in Langkawi, and thank you for the great feedback.
1 Apr 2013
"Blissful week of relaxation with all the information we needed."
We stayed in the sunset island apartment for 8 days this year. We've stayed on the complex before so already knew that the pool was fantastic and that there are lots of amenities a short distance… More
Wow ! Many thanks for your great feedback. Really glad you had a good time, and thank you for using our apartment :) Stefan
2 Jan 2013
"What a great place"
We stayed at the flat for a few days,so glad we chose this place,what a lovely area to stay and relax.The weather was fab and the beach was so nice.The Langkawi area as some really interesting things … More
Many thanks for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again someday :)
4 Nov 2012
"A beautiful place for a relaxing vacation."
The apartment is very well equiped and very clean. The description here is true. The communication with owner is perfect, his information about Langkawi better than a travel guide. The only thing goes wrong was -- we stayed only for 4 days there. From the apartment you reach in few minutes by feet, restaurants, duty free shops, and the night market. If we come back to Langkawi we try to stay here again.
Hi - thank you for the great feedback, and really glad you enjoyed your stay in Langkawi :)
21 Aug 2012
"Great flat and pool"
The flat and pool were great and we loved Langkawi.... We had a perfect week! It was easy to get around the island as the flat is near Kuah, the biggest town, although far enough away not to be disturbed by any noise.
Hi - thank you so much for your great comments. Sounds like you had a good time in Langkawi, and this makes me very happy. Kind regards, Stefan