26 Dec Golf courses in Langkawi, Malaysia
It’s a common bucket list goal for most golfers to golf at different locations like Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. Langkawi is surrounded by blue sea water, rainforest and is commonly known for their population of eagles. The golf courses in Langkawi are limited but the sceneries will steal your breath away.
The Els Club Teluk Datai, Langkawi
The Els Club is one of the most extravagant golf courses in Malaysia. It consist of 18 holes with par 72. The club came in 83rd in the world for the top 100 greatest golf courses in the world. If you’re planning on visiting The Els Club, it’s only a 40 minutes drive from the Langkawi International Airport. The Els offers an ocean view with a beautiful mountain and rainforest backdrop.
In fair exchange for the golf course’s breathtaking view and atmosphere, the green fee for a tee time slot at the Els is lavish compared to other courses in Malaysia.
99 East Golf Club, Langkawi
Although 99 East Golf Club is temporarily closed because of renovations. They will be to reopening the latest by 2020. Also, there’s never a bad time to plan to golf in the future.
On the contrary to the Els Club, this golf course has a different theme altogether. 99 East Golf Club was designed to imitate golf courses from Australia and Scotland. The out of play area are surrounded with long grass wild grass and rice terraces which has a native forest theme.
A number of golfers have said the view and scenery on 99 East Golf Club are astounding but the slopes are tricky.
Gunung Raya Golf Resort, Langkawi
The last golf course in Langkawi is Gunung Raya Golf Resort. The land it was built on used to be a rubber plantation. It’s located at the foothills of Gunung Raya which makes the golfing experience raw as it is located close to the forest. The peaceful country view is magnificent to clear your head from the city commotions.
The slopes are challenging but most of Gunung Raya’s holes have a picturesque view which makes any difficult slope worth conquering. Moreover, yellow trumpet flowers pave Gunung Raya’s golf cart paths. A truly pleasing sight for any golfer.
Activities to do in Langkawi
We’re sliding this one in for golfers with non-golfing partners, family or friends. Unlike other websites that only list down the golf courses in Langkawi, we want to make golf fun for everyone. Nonetheless, golfing takes up a lot of time. Thus, it’s always good to have backup plans for your loved ones instead of asking them to wait for you at the golf course, we got your back.
1. Langkawi Cable Car
The Langkawi Cable Car takes off at Teluk Burau and heads all the way up to Gunung Manchinchang. In addition, fare for the cable car is RM55 and can be booked through Tripcarte. The length and time of the whole journey is 2.2 km and 15 minutes. There are two types of cable cars to choose from, the standard cable car or the cable cars with glass floors for the adrenaline junkies.
2. Upside-down House Langkawi
This is a fun pitstop for people who enjoy taking selfies and kids. The Upside-down House Langkawi is a house that was renovated to seem like visitors are in an upside-down house. Consequently, the perfect place to unleash your photography skills.
3. Seven Wells Waterfall
These natural pools float downstream from the Mat Chinchang Mountain at different levels. The waterfall was voted the best waterfall on the whole island. What’s even more unique is one of the pools is blue. Visitors will have to explore all of the pools to find the blue pool. In conclusion, t’s an adventure you don’t want to miss out on.
Langkawi has luxurious golf courses to offer. However, it’s not fun to golf alone so if you need golf buddies to golf with be sure to download the Deemples app on your phone. Golfing made easy.