The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi
Situated on the fringes of an ancient tropical rainforest 27 km from Langkawi International Airport, The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort is tucked between the majestic Mat Cincang Mountain Range and the glistening turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea.
Designed with touches of traditional Malay architectural elements, the 186 well-appointed rooms and suites offer guests options of king or twin beds as well as a choice of rainforest, treetops of sea views. Lanai rooms feature private sun decks while the suites have a separate living area and spacious balcony. All rooms come with mini bar, espresso machine and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Guests can enjoy a range of dining options including all day dining at The Restaurant, traditional Malay fare overlooking the sea at Tepian Laut, light snacks, pizzas, pastas and fresh seafood at the Beach Bar and traditional Japanese specialties at The Japanese Restaurant. The Lobby Lounge, offers live entertainment 6 nights a week.
The lush foliage around the hotel is home to some of the most amazing wildlife including the great hornbill, the dusky leaf monkey, the rare colugo (flying lemur of South East Asia), macaques, lizards and geckos, a wide variety of birds and over 300 species of butterflies. A wide variety of on-site activities are available for guests, from educational nature walks to relaxing on the beach enjoying the range of non-motorised water sports available. A uniquely located spa perched on the hillside with spectacular vistas of Datai Bay, offers guests pampering massages and treatments.
The Andaman is not only blessed with a stunning 10 million year old verdant rainforest as its backdrop, but beneath the glistening waters of the bay fronting the resort lies another underwater rainforest – a coral reef estimated to be between 6,000 and 8,000 years old. The reef provides a great trail for reef walks where one can learn more about marine biology.
The resort also has a fitness centre, business centre, gift shop and hair salon and guests can also enjoy privileged access to an 18-hole golf course and tennis courts nearby. The Kids’ Club with its Young Explorers programme, games room and library make this a perfect retreat for families.