On the northwest tip of Langkawi island, The Datai is nestled within a pristine 10 million-year-old rainforest home to a wealth of flora and fauna. Beneath the forest canopy, pathways wind their way through the jungle to the secluded white sand beach and picturesque Datai Bay.
The resort has 121 beautifully appointed rooms, suites and villas, all with enchanting views of the lush tropical rainforest. In the main buildings, the beautiful Canopy Collection rooms and suites are a delightful way to experience the resort and its stunning views and award winning architecture. A good choice for guests who like to be near the pool and dining options.
A true escape into nature, the elegant Rainforest Collection villas are tucked deep inside the lush tropical rainforest perched on stilts above a stream that runs through the property. Located directly on the pristine beach of Datai Bay with the ancient rainforest as a backdrop, each of the 13 One-Bedroom Beach Villas and the one Two-Bedroom Beach Villa are fully enclosed within individual lush gardens that open on to the beach and offer a full butler service.
Savour a range of gourmet cuisine from a generous variety of dining options. Treat all senses at award-winning The Gulai House serving authentic Malaysian cuisine. Tucked deep in the rainforest, The Gulai House’s traditional Malay kampung house-style of décor complements the natural environment. The Pavilion serves authentic Thai dishes in a charming al fresco setting while The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features Western specialties and local Malaysian delights. With unobstructed views of the ocean, The Beach Club and Beach Bar provides a dream setting for dining by the sea. Overlooking the Andaman Sea and the rainforest, the openair The Lobby Lounge is the ideal place to relax and take in the panoramic view of Tarutao island on the horizon.
Recreational facilities include two swimming pools, water sports facilities, private yacht charter, and a fitness centre. The Spa at The Datai offers ancient healing traditions to pamper the body, mind and soul, while The Nature Centre offers a library and a lounge for guests to sit and listen to stories from the resident experts. There is also a Tea Corner serving specially curated teas, and an outdoor pavilion leads to nature trails. Additionally, two tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course are located at the nearby golf club.