Looking for the best resort in Langkawi to complete your unforgettable island vacation? Check out Kunang- Kunang - a heritage-inspired resort located just a short drive away from all the popular attractions in Langkawi and other must-see destinations.

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    Kunang-Kunang Heritage Villas Langkawi

    Each villa built in Kunang-Kunang is unique and exclusive. The property also offers many on-site amenities for the convenience of its visitors. You will be wowed from the very first moment you step into the beautifully crafted lobby, which is a remake of a traditional Malay kampung house.

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    Kunang-Kunang Heritage Villas Langkawi
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    Beautiful entrance to the Kunang-Kunang Heritage Villas Langkawi
    Kunang-Kunang Langkawi lobby
    Grand lobby at Kunang-Kunang
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    You can see many traditional and unique Malay elements displayed through the resort


    Kunang-Kunang Resort Review

    This exclusive and secluded resort is the perfect place for travellers to get away from the crowd and bustle of Langkawi to seek comfort, culture and charm. Here, you can find 20 inviting and large wooden villas built on stilt, along with a diversity of recreational facilities for a memorable stay. Each villa features a picturesque backdrop of distant rice fields and lake. At the break of dawn, you can even hear the azan or the call to prayer to complete your Malay kampung homestay experience in Langkawi.


    20 Unique Malay Heritage Villas

    Till date, there is a collection of 20 rustic and beautiful vintage villas that were transported and rebuilt here from various Malay villages across the country. The wooden Malay houses offers you the rare experience to stay in a heritage-inspired house. It is claimed that the oldest villa here is as old as 200 years old, while even the newest one is more than 100 years old. The design and architecture at Kunang-Kunang reflects the warmth and amicability of the Malay culture. It seamlessly brings together the old and the new, allowing you to appreciate the local heritage lifestyle in an intimate setting while still being connected to comfort and commodious facilities.

    In Malay, the playful word Kunang-Kunang means fireflies. The resort is surrounded by the green and lush landscape of Langkawi. You can wake up each morning to picturesque views of the mountains and distant paddy field right from your villa.

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    There are 20 unique villas at the Kunang-Kunang Resort
    Kunang-Kunang resort Langkawi
    Each villa at Kunang-Kunang comes with a different layout and concept


    Room & Resort Facilities

    Each villa at Kunang-Kunang is fitted with a private bathroom with a bidet, along with toiletries, bathrobes, towels and slippers. Your room also has air-conditioning and a safety deposit box to keep you cosy and your belongings safe. With warm hospitality and a charming location, you get to experience the kampung lifestyle while enjoying the comfort of modern amenities. Your stay also comes with a continental buffet breakfast each day.

    Looking for something even more unique? You can request for a villa with an open concept bathroom which lets you immerse in the tropical weather from your own private space.

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    Open concept bathroom at Kunang-Kunang
    Kunang-Kunang Heritage Villas Langkawi
    Each villa at Kunang-Kunang comes with a bathtub
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    Beautifully design bathroom that merges the modern and the traditional
    Kunang-Kunang langkawi facilities
    Batik bathrobes are provided during your stay too


    Swimming Pool in a Lake

    Kunang-Kunang Resort is the perfect blend of the old with the new. On top of the comfort and warmth provided within the villas, you can also step out to enjoy the weather, scenery as well as a free access to the exclusively designed floating pool that is built within a lake. This pool is said to be the first of its kind in the country!

    On top of that, there are also a fully-equipped fitness centre by Technogym which is open 24 hours daily and a tennis court.

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    Swimming pool within a lake at Kunang-Kunang Langkawi
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    Lounge till your heart's content at the dedicated pool area


    Price & Room Rates

    Villa for 2 Guests

    Price: RM200 per night
    Includes: One king bed, breakfast for two, air-conditioning, bath tub, hot shower, mini fridge, tea and coffee maker in the room, access to outdoor swimming pool, free parking, and free Wi-Fi. 

    Open concept bathrooms: Villa Teriang & Villa Perana
    Covered bathroom: Villa Kutai & Villa Chandekura

    Villa for 3 Guests

    Price: RM280 per night
    Includes: One king bed + one single bed, breakfast for three, air-conditioning, bath tub, hot shower, mini fridge, tea and coffee maker in the room, access to outdoor swimming pool, free parking, and free Wi-Fi.
    Option to add on extra bed for RM80/guest

    Open concept bathrooms: Villa Nyiur
    Covered bathroom: Villa Kati, Villa Ulu, Villa Sayong & Villa Semat


    Dining at Pohon Beringin Restaurant

    Kunang-Kunang specialises in Malay cuisine. You can taste traditional dishes which recipes were passed down through generations. There are a few must-try dishes here, including the buffalo rendang that is available all year round. With over 45 dishes to choose from, ranging from local to international and even vegetarian options, you can have a peace of mind during your stay.

    The restaurant opens daily from 8am to 10pm.

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    Dine at the Pohon Beringin Restaurant at Kunang-Kunang Langkawi
    Pohon Beringin Restaurant
    The Kunang-Kunang resort restaurant offers a beautiful tropical setting


    Spa & Wellness Facilities

    At Kunang-Kunang, you are invited to treat your senses through comprehensive wellness experiences catered to your mind and soul. With five private sanctuaries offering everything from Polynesian to Asian-style spas for both ladies and gentlemen, you can stay constantly rejuvenated and fresh during your stay. On top of that, there are also fitness centres, steam rooms, saunas, whirlpools as well as a relaxation room.


    Location Near Pantai Cenang

    The Kunang-Kunang Heritage Villas Langkawi is located just 2.5 kilometres away from the Pantai Cenang beach. Laman Padi Langkawi is approximately 3.3 kilometres from the property, while the Underwater World Langkawi is only 6 kilometres away. For shopping enthusiasts, the Cenang Mall is about 5 kilometres away. The Langkawi Airport (LGK) is also a convenient and short 6-kilometre drive away, and you can travel between these two locations using the paid shuttle services provided at the airport.


    Owner of Kunang-Kunang Resort

    Dato' Radzuan Radziwill is the owner of Kunang-Kunang Heritage Villas. He is a respected and renowned fashion designer with more than 20 years of experience in the Malaysian fashion industry.

    Radzuan Radziwill
    Dato' Radzuan Radziwill is the owner of Kunang-Kunang


    Address & Contact Information

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    Address: 1947 A, Jalan Pantai Chenang, Kg. Gelam, Mukim Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Malaysia
    Contact number: +6049523656 | +60134372378