Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Langkawi, Malaysia - Updated 2023


‘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 top Airbnb vacation rentals in Langkawi, Malaysia, catering to every style and budget preference.

1. Traditional villa with unobstructed tropical views (from USD 80)

Traditional living in Langkawi goes the lavish route with this striking garden villa, 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.

Alamanda Garden Villa - Lush Garden View
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
49 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
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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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2. Secluded bungalow surrounded by nature (from USD 86)

This secluded countryside hideaway 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.

Mimi's Pine Meadow: "Where it Nourishes Our Souls”
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
130 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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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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3. Traditional Malay-style villa for three

Tucked int the foothills of Mount Raya, just 10 minutes from the bustling beachside town of Kuah, is this marvellous one-bedroom villa that’s a haven for culture vultures. 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.

Villa Sri Kampung
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
223 reviews  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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4. Luxurious, two-bedroom villa amidst orchard farm

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!

Orchard Villa of Villa Tiga Datai Valley Langkawi
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
24 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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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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5. Two-bedroom homestay with a terrace

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.

Qattleya Langkawi Homestay @ Q3
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
40 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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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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6. Two-bedroom house in a lovely garden (from USD 36)

Despite lying just five minutes from Pantai Cenang beach, this serene garden house that lies amidst paddy fields offers unparalleled peace and quiet. Two plush beds and a double sofa bed means 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.

Lovely Garden Villa2 - Safe/Garden/Long Lets/Space
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
150 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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7. Spacious villa in a gated community

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.

Alamanda Minang Villa - Amazing View
Jalan Makam Mahsuri, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
258 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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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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8. Swanky condo with three bedrooms and a pool (from USD 59)

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.

LaVie 508 Langkawi Homestay
Langkawi, Malaysia
110 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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9. 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!

Blissful Guest House (3 minutes walk to the beach)
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
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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10. 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.

Sawah Padi Villa - Rice Paddy Field Views
Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
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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