Datai Langkawi: The Top Luxury Rainforest Retreat
The Datai’s 122 accommodation choices blur the line between nature and man-made. Choose to stay at the Canopy Collection, made from black shale and timbre and elevated onto the canopy level, to enjoy eye-level bird watching and partial views of the Andaman Sea. Spread over 750 hectares, the Rainforest Collection features rustic villas, some with pools. Surrounded by jungle sights and sounds, it offers a truly ‘atone with nature’ experience. Butler-serviced villas with a private pool and sundeck are offered at the Beach Collection. Veiled in coastal vegetate n and enveloped by tropical gardens, each villa affords complete privacy and direct access to the beach.
Tuck into a scrumptious meal white taking in the enchanting scenery at The Datai’s many dining venues. Fans of authentic Malayand Indian dishes should head to The Gulal House, a rustic and airy restaurant designed in the style of a traditional Malay house.
Gourmet Thai cuisine can be found at The Pavlion, a stilted, treetop restaurant, white The Dining Room offers signature buffet breakfast and lunch by day and fine dining by night. Over at The Beach Club, a casual pools dining venue. Mediterranean and international dishes are served, while the lobby Lounge offers drinks and evenings are fitted with live music, canapes, cocktails and cigars.
One of the resort’s star attractions is Datai Bay, voted by National Geographic as one of the Top 10 Beaches in the World. It’s all yours to enjoy, whether for lying in the sun or for taking long strolls, swimming, dining or partaking in waters ports. Nature lovers will appreciate the complimentary morning and evening rainforest walks, guided by world-renowned naturalist Irshad Mobarak, or beach walks accompanied by Jonathan Chandrasakaran, the resort’s resident marine biologist.