Tanjung Rhu Beach
|| Jalan Tanjung Rhu,
07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
Tanjung Rhu Beach is one of the famous beaches in Malaysia. It is located in
on Jalan Tangjung Rhu, Langkawi Island, Kedah. It is situated at the northeastern
tip of the Langkawi Island. There are a few nearby landmarks such as the
Padang Lalang village and the jetty point. It is located around 20km from
the Kuah town.
Tanjung Rhu Beach is one of the must visit place in Langkawi Island especially
for beach lovers. The beach is wide and empty. One of the many attractions in
Tanjung Rhu Beach is the limestone formations on the islands nearby. Besides,
the beach is rich with unique ecosystem including mangroves and waterways. The
beach plays an amazing role as a getaway from urbanites as it offers quite and
tranquil environment. The best time to go visit the beach is during evening on
an exceptionally clear day. This is because you can be mesmerized by the beautiful
sunset and with the clear sky ahead, you have the chance to have a clear view of
various islands for example the Ko Turatao and Ko Adang along the border of Thailand.
One the beach, you have enjoy strolling along while experiencing light and cool breeze.
After visiting the amazing beach, there are more activities that can be done nearby.
You can explore the nearby caves such Gua Cerita and Gua Siam. Horse riding activity is
available too in the Tanjung Rhu Riding Centre. Apart from that, you should go for
island hopping if you have excess time. Island hopping is interesting as the boatmen
will fetch you and stop by a total of 3 islands. Along the ride and stopping point,
there are various interesting activities that can be done including eagle feeding,
swimming and also snorkeling. Accommodation in Tanjung Rhu itself is offered.
The popular ones are Tanjung Rhu Resort and Four Seasons Resort Langkawi. More
hotels are available in Langkawi too. Before heading back to your hometown,
don't forget to go to the Jetty Point Duty Free Complex to get some souvenirs
with discounted prices. There are a variety of goods offered including high
end wine, alcohol, chocolate and etc.
To reach Langkawi Island, you can choose to go by air or by ferry ride.
Daily flights are available by Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Air Asia from
the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. On the other hand, the ferry operates
only four routes from Kuala Kedah, Kuala Perlis, Penang and also Satun, in
Thailand. In order to get to Tanjung Rhu Beach, one can either hailing a
taxi or by taking public buses from Langkawi Island.