12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Langkawi, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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‘The jewel of Kedah,’ Langkawi is filled with pristine beaches, lush green vegetation, night markets, and bargain shopping avenues. Made up of more than a hundred islets, it is a perfect destination for nature lovers, beach bums, and adventurers. There are plenty of non-touristy things to do and places to visit. Beach bars and restaurants are a huge draw, as are spas, adventurous activities, and traditional villages, especially for culture vultures. Clearly, Langkawi makes for a well-rounded vacation place, which is why staying in a vacation rental allows you to explore the island in the best way possible. Here’s a rundown of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Langkawi, Malaysia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 22, 2024.

1. Ranis Lodge (from USD 83)

Located amidst the serene Bukit Sawak Forest Reserve, Ranis Lodge is a captivating haven that beckons those in search of an authentic experience. The villas boast well-equipped kitchenettes and indoor bathrooms with invigorating outdoor showers. Guests can also enjoy the serene outdoor space, complete with a patio, hammock, and dining area. Shared amenities such as an infinity pool make it an ideal retreat for nature lovers seeking tranquillity and panoramic vistas.

This enchanting property, spread across five acres of picturesque terrain, is conveniently located at the heart of Langkawi, inviting you to immerse yourself in the island’s beauty with easy access to all its attractions.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
12.82 km (8.0 mi) from Dataran Lang
172 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the villa is clean nice furniture room facing nature and a chill out balcony
the pool and the hammocks with a great view are awesome
our villa was very comfortable with many amenities
the pool has a nice view of the jungle
the pool&chill area super nice and you’ll be able to enjoy a fantastique jungle view
the villa was tastefully decorated well-equipped and spotlessly clean
an unforgettable experience the room was tidy and clean
very clean and nice house in perfect location
- the villa is clean and modern nice and clean furniture kitchen is well equipped
the rooms are super nice clean and have a nice balcony
they are amazing hosts
the hosts are great and welcoming
the hosts were exceptional offering great hospitality and service making everyone feel completely at home and relaxed
the hosts are very welcoming and helpful
personalized service from our wonderful hosts really added to the experience
beautiful location with comfortable accommodation
beautiful location and comfortable villa
location - i definitely recommend a car in langkawi if you’re visiting
it was an amazing property in a great location making it very easy to get around the island
we appreciated the location and with a scooter/car you can be everywhere on the island in 20 minutes
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2. Hilltop Villa at Alamanda Villas Langkawi (from USD 103)

Discover the enchanting Hilltop Villa at Alamanda Villas Langkawi, set against the backdrop of breathtaking sunset vistas. The villa boasts a breezy living room, a well-equipped kitchen for preparing meals, a scenic veranda, and access to a communal infinity pool. A dedicated workspace with a wireless internet connection is also available for those working remotely. Guests can also take in the tranquil village surroundings and lush paddy fields and make use of the barbecue grill for outdoor dining.

Just a short 15-minute drive from the vibrant Cenang Beach area, guests can immerse themselves in nature during the day with tropical birds and occasional monkeys. Explore the island conveniently with a rented scooter or car, as there is no public transportation in Langkawi.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
6.93 km (4.4 mi) from Dataran Lang
284 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view lovely pool peaceful area
the view is absolutely stunning and the listing is equally spacious and comfortable
the sunset villa is very cozy and beautiful and the view is amazing
the living space is comfortable as is the bedroom
pool is amazing clean quiet and the perfect spot to relax in after a day of site-seeing
the staff and owner were very friendly
kudos to our caretaker faiz for the great hospitality
beautiful accommodation in langkawi and super friendly hosts
ismail was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay there
hajar and her caretaker chris were wonderful hosts and went the extra mile to make my stay comfortable
close to town and many attractions making it a strategic spot
great location cozy house (top house) nice pool
the location on the top of the hill is just amazing
plus there are only a handful of villas so you can be assured of some peace and quiet
great place to sit by the pool and a 20 min drive of pantai cenang
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3. Traditional villa with unobstructed tropical views (from USD 71)

Go the lavish route with this Airbnb villa in Langkawi, which is part of a villa complex nestled at the green foothills of Mount Raya. At the same time, it’s a mere 15-minute drive from Cenang beach. Featuring traditional Malay design, the stunning villa boasts incredible views of paddy fields no matter where you stand. The one-bedroom space with a soft double bed is the perfect place for a romantic hideaway, especially with its cosy veranda and a hammock. You’ll find a full kitchen, where you can whip up romantic meals, before heading up to the communal infinity pool for a blissed-out swim.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
7.09 km (4.4 mi) from Dataran Lang
60 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool has a wonderful view over the paddy fields
amazing view from the property well maintained villas garden and pool
everything was clean and thought out to the last details
the house is clean well equipped with thoughtful design and comfy
everything is sparkling clean and extra little thoughtful touches make it a wonderful place to stay
the private little house is beautiful and very clean and located in a very peaceful area
ismail is a very kind host
very nice place great host
siti is a great host and makes sure you have everything you need
the owner and their assistant are graciously hospitable and quick to respond to any inquiries
ismail and siti are very helpful and great hosts
ismael is a great host and the cottages location and the pool is just perfect
this place is very nicely designed very nice pool a very nice bbq place and a very beautiful garden
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4. Secluded bungalow surrounded by nature (from USD 81)

This secluded bungalow homestay in Langkawi is rejuvenating for the mind, body, and soul. Tucked amidst the paddy fields and Mount Raya, this two-bedroom haven is the perfect place to stay and unwind after a day of exploring Langkawi. Aside from plush beds and two bathrooms, the place has a spacious living and dining room, and a well-equipped kitchen for cooking meals. That said, it’s the front and back porches that’ll steal your heart. Whether it’s drinking your morning cup of coffee or firing up the barbecue in the evening, the patio is where you can relax and take in the spectacular views of the lush island.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
9.92 km (6.2 mi) from Dataran Lang
183 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breathtaking views peaceful and cozy
although theres no wifi and tv i absolutely enjoyed spending the time there
thanks for the eggs and the amenities in the kitchen
love the massive comfortable space and thoughtful touches
amazing and secluded landed property with stylish interior and spacious and comfortable living space
everything was very clean the kitchen is well equipped and towels blankets etc
the house is very clean and very spacious
good host clean house easy communication with zarif and with well equip household equipment to use
beds were very comfortable and clean
the house is very spacious very well furnished and absolutely beautiful
the host is quick to response and very helpful
friendly and reliable hosts who are so helpful
the host is very nice and quick in responding to messages
host was nice to recommend us contact for car rental and everything went smoothly
the owners also put in serious thoughts on making sure their guests are comfortable by leaving personal touches
beautiful location in a modern house
a house to experience the rural life and a great middle point location to all point of interest
scenery was amazing and location is great being in the middle of langkawi
the house is truly amazing place to stay and away from hustle city life
it is a place to take a sec to appreciate life and time
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5. Traditional Malay-style villa for three (from USD 40)

Tucked in the foothills of Mount Raya, just 10 minutes from the bustling beachside town of Kuah, this marvelous one-bedroom villa is one of the best Airbnbs in Langkawi. The traditional Malay villa is sprawling on the inside, whether it’s the bedroom with the four-poster bed, the bathroom with a decadent bathtub, or the full kitchen overlooking the lush greenery. Enjoy coffee and meals out on the balcony with heavenly views of the lush foliage and slip into the hot tub for a romantic time. When darkness falls, curl up in front of the TV and watch movies with a glass of wine and delicious food.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
3.49 km (2.2 mi) from Dataran Lang
238 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice cozy villa with all amenities
very comfortable to sleep because of the sound of the nature
lovely interiors and amenities to have a comfortable stay
chiang’s place was lovely and breakfast was great involving local foods that we wouldn’t have come across otherwise
the bathroom needs some improvements
very clean - as advertised
place is clean and mrs chiang ensures that the place is clean everyday
beautiful and clean apartment with everything that we needed
the space was clean peaceful and all around beautiful
house was clean and neat breakfasts were delicious
awesome hospitality from owner
chiang & his wife roziah are great hosts
the family host was incredibly helpful
and the host is amazing
roziah our host was mostly warm and friendly
the location is amazing in the woods
beautiful home in a very peaceful location
there are very good restaurants like wan thai and wonderland are close by
we loved chiang and rose's place
only for the persons need peace and a place out of the main city but still nearby
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6. Luxurious, two-bedroom villa amidst orchard farm (from USD 128)

This mint-green villa, at the foothills of Mount Matchinchang, on Langkawi’s northwestern edge, is inspired by the farms, orchards, and tropical greenery surrounding it. The lavish two-bedroom space is a luxurious villa with a private pool tucked into a sprawling deck. A complimentary float aside, you’ll find plush sunbeds and even al fresco furniture underneath an umbrella. Inside, there are two double beds, modern bathrooms, rustic-chic decor, and a full kitchen with a quaint dining nook to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Oh, and did we mention that there’s a lip-smacking breakfast provided by the hosts to start your day on a high note? Yes!

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
18.16 km (11.3 mi) from Dataran Lang
32 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lunch dinner and breakfast was very much to my liking
villa was clean and nothing was missing
room cleanliness is very great too
i did not try the pool but it look nice and clean
the villas are both suitable for couples/families and are clean well thought through and comfortable
great place really friendly staff - however the pool is shared with another cabin (but not a big problem)
really great place to stay in
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7. Two-bedroom homestay with a terrace (from USD 43)

If you want to get away from the hectic pace of everyday life, then we can’t think of a better place than this beautiful Cenang beach homestay. ‘Home-like’ is what will come to your mind when you see this two-bedroom space, which comes with a cosy terrace. It lies in a gated traditional village environment, known locally as kampung, which lends it an exotic local touch. Inside, there’s a nice living space with a TV and a dining area. Whip up meals in the fully equipped kitchen whenever you don’t feel like eating out.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
12.52 km (7.8 mi) from Dataran Lang
50 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
affordable place for groups fast internet connection great shower clean houses ample parking space
the place was great and clean
great place its clean and spacious enough for 4 people
friendly owner and nice house
it would be great if the host can add a signage outside the house
the host was friendly and replied quickly to any inquiries i had
she was very friendly she welcomed us warmly and kept checking if everything was alright
other than the location everything else was alright
house was clean and located at a strategic place in cenang
such a great place to stay for holiday
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8. Two-bedroom house in a lovely garden (from USD 43)

This serene Airbnb near Pantai Cenang in Langkawi which lies amidst paddy fields offers unparalleled peace and quiet. Two plush beds and a double sofa bed mean that the place can easily accommodate six people. There are even scooters and bikes available for exploring the town on your own. Inside, you’ll find a stylish living-dining room, and a well-equipped kitchen so that you can cook untimely meals. Relish them in the wonderful al fresco setting, complete with a hammock for the ultimate beach experience. Wake up to the chirping of the birds in the morning and watch the sweeping views from the terrace.

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
13.84 km (8.6 mi) from Dataran Lang
181 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it would be better if the ac and water heater can work
the bathrooms and ac need to be improved
the houses are comfortable and spacious with a double bed in each room and very helpful air conditioning
ac in one room is not cooling properly other than that everything is perfect
kitchen and living space is perfect and the outside area is lovely
clean and tidy
) it was clean and well-maintained
be ready to clean your towels by yourself
the house itself is basic clean and comfortable
katie’s place is amazing clean and a beautiful garden
the host was a nice person
host is pretty responsive can help with all the questions you have
the local hosts are very helpful and speak good english
extremely friendly and helpful host
nice landscape and host is very responsive
place was very well located
also situated at very good location
nice place with wonderful location
nice rooms in nice quiet village just back from the strip
the location is perfect a short walk from pantai cenang but far enough to be very peaceful
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9. Spacious villa in a gated community (from USD 114)

If you’re a family of five people, then look no further than this superb and spacious villa that boasts modern living comforts in a traditional Malay architectural setting. Part of a villa complex, at the foothills of Mount Raya, this place is surrounded by Langkawi’s famed paddy fields. This gorgeous villa lies just 15 minutes from Cenang beach. It features two plush bedrooms and a full kitchen. Whip up coffee and meals and relish them on the patio. Afternoons are for taking a siesta on the hammock or swimming in the communal infinity pool. In the evening, fire up the barbecue and enjoy dinner under the stars.

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Jalan Makam Mahsuri, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
7.01 km (4.4 mi) from Dataran Lang
278 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely stunning views beautiful garden and pool area
a nice place with great views and a lovely swimning pool
the view from the patio is spectacular the pool provided fun swimming time for our 9yr old son
the apartments have a nice view and are good maintained
the pool area is also very nice overlooking sunset view
very clean and stylish place
the villa was beautiful very clean and had everything we could have needed
it is clean and has everything needed for a good stay
the house garden and pool are clean and well maintained
very clean and beautiful view
the hosts were friendly
they were perfect hosts
the host is super helpful and always has rapid response
cost host ismail is brilliant
hosts were very friendly and helpful throughout
we loved the quiet location and the fact that we were central to most attractions via motorbike
location is very beautiful senic
central location in langkawi perfect to move around and visit the island
its' centric location is a bonus as it doesn't take us long to drive to various places
great location lovely villa set in good grounds
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10. Swanky condo with three bedrooms and a pool (from USD 57)

If you’re a large group of six to eight friends or family, then this spanking new and contemporary homestay in Kuah will make your holiday all the more memorable. An open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area is the perfect place to get together after a day of exploring Langkawi. Whip up some delicious meal in the full kitchen and enjoy it on the cushy sofa while watching TV. Three queen-size beds in three bedrooms aside, the place also has laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, and even free parking. Wake up to the gorgeous Malaysian mornings by sipping coffee out on the patio.

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Langkawi, Malaysia
2.78 km (1.8 mi) from Dataran Lang
196 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities were great and we are so comfortable staying there
what a beautiful apartment lovely view from the balcony great facilities very clean and modern
better than the photos joselyn’s modern apartment is located in the less touristy area of langkawi in kuah
three bedrooms and two bathrooms perfect for our family of 2 adults and 3 children
totally recommended clean and nice space
a brilliant clean spacious and comfortable apartment
great to stay really excellent unitclean and tidy
place is really tidy and clean overall the stay was good value
super nicesuper cleansuper neat and tidyplease come and stay here
friendly host and very responsive
the host is very nice too
host is very friendly and quick response for enquiries
amazing listing and fast response good host
nice decoration and host is very responsive
very nice place and great location
very nice place and great location
the location also quite near to attractions and food stalls
apartment is in a good location and great value for money
good home for family we were cooking shops near to location nice house
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11. One-bedroom chalet near Cenang beach

Nestled in the lush vegetation, just off Cenang beach, this wooden nest makes for a blissful living experience. With the beach and the village shops and restaurants within walking distance, it’s the perfect abode while staying close to the hubbub. This hidden gem is sustainably built and features a plush, queen-size bed where you’re practically guaranteed a dreamless sleep. Wake up to the sounds of birds as you enjoy a cup of coffee from the coffeemaker on the porch or in the lush garden. Do you have a rental car? There’s free parking too!

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Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
12.82 km (8.0 mi) from Dataran Lang
19 reviews  
Entire chalet 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room doesn’t have ac but really cool the cats outside are adorable thanks
the room was basic but really nice
the place is also very clean
they were very kind
host is friendly and helpful
amazing host she was always checking on us and make sure we were fine
super responsive and thoughtful host
rohaiza is a lovely chatty host always willing to give tips and advice
great location -- only a couple of minutes walk away from the beach
great place location is literally 3 minutes away from the beach
it's really close to the beach which is awesome
such a good place to stay near pantai chenang
amazing location with lots of food and only a few minutes away from cenang beach
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12. Fully furnished villa with modern comforts

The setting and the architecture might be Malay, but this villa is as modern as it gets. Located in a serene Malay village, this two-bedroom villa is full of modern-day comforts such as two queen-size beds, a full kitchen and a swish bathroom with a bath. However, what you’ll love the most is the sprawling veranda that overlooks a lush garden and tropical paddy fields that the island is famous for. The local village and the beach are just 10 minutes away by bicycle, should you wish to explore the nearby areas.

Stayed at this property?
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
13.59 km (8.5 mi) from Dataran Lang
144 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
accommodated with good connection wifi and other amenities
we appreciated the solid wifi and internet connection during our stay
wifi connection is perfectly good to work
the a/c is amazing however a/c is only in the bedrooms
the villa has a balance of traditional and modern amenities that we appreciate making our stay more comfortable
very clean and well taken care of
the house is very simple but clean and comfortable
the house is very specious and clean
the house is also very clean
the place was very clean and we had a great time
the staff (sandrine & her bf) were super helpful and took good care of us
great place and great hosts
nurul and odin were the best hosts
easy hosts to deal with and quick to respond
in all we appreciated the host and enjoyed our memorable stay very much
a nice house with a remote location
the location of the villa is good very near to cenang and airport
the location is also fantastic as it's close to pantai cenang and to the airport
the location is really strategic and beautiful as it is in the middle of paddy field
location quite secluded from hustle and bustle promising a nice and peaceful atmosphere
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Explore the lovely Langkawi

Langkawi is every bit magical and magnificent as it’s mesmerizing. It is home to bountiful natural beauty, a vibrant culture, rich history, and delicious cuisine that you’ll love to dig into. While there are plenty of budget hotels and Muslim-friendly hotels, staying at a vacation rental will allow you to explore hidden gems and experience the place like a local. So, choose from these top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Langkawi, Malaysia, to enjoy a memorable Malay holiday.

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