The Datai


‘Rainforest Villas and Suites – Malaysian Hospitality at its Heart’

Situated in the rainforest of Langkawi, The Datai is surrounded by breath-taking views of the surrounding landscapes, Datai Bay and the Andaman Sea. The Villas and Suites are arranged as the Canopy Collection in the main building, the Rainforest Collection  inside the tropical grounds of the estate and the Beach Collection which have direct access to the beach of Datai Bay. The hotel has three pools including a family pool with toddler wading area, a spa, fitness centre and tennis courts. At the beach there is access to a variety on non-motorised water sports. For dining there are five restaurants tucked in the rainforest, beside the beach or as part of the main hotel building.

In Our Opinion

‘This hotel is the perfect spot to immerse yourself in the culture of Malaysia, from the delicious and authentic foods served in the restaurants to the mesmerising natural location and the awe inspiring excursions on offer. Your stay here will surely be one to remember forever.'

The Pavilion
Set in the rainforest canopy The Pavilion is an award wining restaurant that offers Thai cuisine in an open-air setting. Open for dinner 18.30 – 22.30. Dress code applies.
The Dining Room
Situated near the main pool with indoor and outdoor seating The Dining Room is open for signature buffet breakfast, light lunch and evening fine-dining. Open for breakfast 07.00 – 11.00, lunch 12.00 – 18.00 and dinner 19.00 – 22.30. Dress code applies.
The Beach Club
A lounge bar by the beach and a casual dining restaurant. Hand made pizza or catch of the day – the show kitchen is sure to entertain. The Beach Bar has shaded seating areas in a beachfront spot. Open – 11.00 – 23.00. Dress code applies.
Lobby Lounge
Open air lounge overlooking the Andaman Sea and rainforest. Light snacks, afternoon tea and signature drinks. Open 09.00 – 01.00
The Gulai House
Tucked deep in the rainforest The Gulai House serves Malaysian cuisine with wine pairing. The décor is that of a traditional Malay kampung house with floor seating and rustic dining tables. Open for dinner 18.30 – 22.30. Dress code applies.
Special Dining
The Datai, Langkawi can create a candlelit dinner on the beach with a personal butler to serve you.

• Three Pools including a family pool with toddler wading area
• Fitness Centre
• Spa
• Yoga & Pilates
• Tennis
• Non-motorised water sports
• 18 Hole Chapmpionship Golf*
• Cookery Classes*
• Resident Naturalist
*Additional charges apply

• Concierge
• Boutique
• Airport transfers

• Rainforest day or night walks
• Mangrove Trail
• Coral Reef Exploration
• Jungle trails to natural pools and waterfalls
• Langkawi UNESCO Geopark mangrove cruise
• Cable Car Visit
Additional charges apply

• Babysitting menu
• Kids menus in restaurants
• Children’s pool - While the Datai Langkawi is an excellent holiday retreat for families, parents of young children are kindly requested to use the resorts secondary pool as the main pool is reserved for guests aged 16 years and above.

The Datai welcomes Honeymooners or couples celebrating their anniversary by offering the following
• Bouquet of flowers on arrival
• Fruit basket on arrival
• Chocolates
• Bottle of Champagne
• Upgrade to next room category if available

• Must be stated when making reservation.
• Minimum of 3 consecutive nights stay
• Upgrade not applicable to suites and beach villas
• Not combinable with other offers

The Datai, Langkawi is a captivating location for your wedding.
Each wedding that takes place at the Datai, Langkawi is bespoke – carefully co-ordinated by the onsite wedding specialist who will help you plan your ultimate ceremony.

  • Surrounded by rainforest and bordering the Andaman Sea
  • Diverse dining experiences inspired by global cuisines
  • 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course 5 minutes from the resort


Set on the north-west tip of island of Langkawi, off the coast of West Malaysia The Datai Langkawi is 40 minutes by car from Langkawi International Airport.

Nearby Attractions
• Temurun Waterfall – 4 miles 10 mins by car
• Perdana Quay Lighthouse – 12 miles 24 mins by car
• Langkawi Cable Car – 13 miles 29 mins by car
• Kuah Town – 27 miles 55 mins by car