Kuah Town

Location: Kedah

Location Info

Address: Kuah 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

District » Kuah


Kuah Town is the shopping heaven for most of the tourists. Located at the strategic area is the arrival point for most of the ferries. The location of Kuah Town at the Southeastern tip of Langkawi is the capitol of Langkawi Island. Kuah Town is approximately located 16 kilometer away from Langkawi International Airport. With approximate 5 driving distance or 10 minutes walking distance, one's could reach the town famous landmark, The Eagle Square.


Kuah Town is the largest town in Langkawi and is famously known as the capital of Langkawi Island. The town was once a fishing village before it was turn into a commercial hub. The island is rich in mythology and history from the early centuries. One of the well known histories in the island is Mahsuri for she was cursing the island for seven generations to signify her innocence of falsely accused of adultery. The Makam Mahsuri is promptly 12 kilometer away from Kuah Town

Upon the arrival at the town, nobody would ever miss to snap few pictures at the Eagle Square - the huge statue of eagle is the centre attraction of the town. The town has been tremendously being claimed as the shopping haven with the duty-free shops. The most popular destination to start with is Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall - features more than 100 outlets followed by Langkawi Duty Free and Jetty Point Complex. Bear in mind, Kuah Town is the place for anyone where you can shop till you drop. Uncountable amount of star rated hotels in Kuah Town to choose from hence it is deemed as the place with great shopping experience and accommodation.


Tourists from other states could get to Kuah Town destination by ferries at the affordable rate. Taxi is recommended for travelling around the town. However, renting a car is greatly recommended if you possess a valid license. The fares for renting a car are cheaper than travelling the town by Taxi.