things to do

City, Shopping & Nightlife

CITY & NIGHTLIFE

1.Kuah Night Market

Located just 5 mins away from Hotel Adya Langkawi, Kuah Night Market is open every Wednesdays and Saturdays. Locally known as pasar madam, it is a lively affair with local vendors setting up makeshift stalls along a stretch of road selling all kinds of local items from inexpensive clothes, fresh produce, accessories, paintings, DVDs to many other knick-knacks. Guests are able to take a nice leisure walk from the hotel to the market as it only 1.7km away.

CITY & NIGHTLIFE

2.Temoyong Night Market

The Temoyong Night Market is one of the most popular street bazaars in Langkawi. It’s a lively affair filled with local delights, fresh produce, clothes, trinkets, watches, sunglasses, wallets and handbags, paintings, and many other knick-knacks. 

Well-frequented by foreigners and locals alike, the Temoyong Night Market takes place on Thursday evenings until 11 pm. 

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3.Haji Ismail Group, Kuah Town

Perniagaan Haji Ismail Group Sdn Bhd is a great place for visitors and locals to stock up on their favourite confectionery products on Langkawi Island. Located in Kuah Town, you can find chocolates from well-loved brands such as Hershey’s, Cadbury’s, Ritter Sport, Pepero, and Toblerone, which are sold at attractive prices.

As with most duty-free outlets in Langkawi, Perniagaan Haji Ismail Group Sdn Bhd also sells imported kitchenware, apparel, bags, and luggage, though choices are rather limited to make way for its extensive chocolate collection.

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4.Teow Soon Huat Duty Free

Teow Soon Huat Duty-Free Shopping houses 60 retail outlets, 12 eateries, and a supermarket. Besides the usual staples of tobacco and chocolates, you can get household commodities, a wide variety of apparel, luggage and bags, as well as groceries. 

Teow Soon Huat Duty-Free Shopping is one of the most popular shopping venues in Padang Matsirat. It stocks duty-free whiskies from Chivas Regal, Royal Salute, JW Black Label, and Glenfiddich. Imported clothing brands such as U.S. Polo Assn, Dr Cardin, and Santini often offer discounts of up to 70% off original retail prices.

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5.Saga Shopping Center

Saga Shopping Centre is one of the major duty-free outlets in Langkawi. It offers quality and affordable household items, clothing, decorative ceramics and crystals. You can find the complex in Kuah’s town centre, about a 5-minute walk from the Al-Hana Mosque. 

While Saga Shopping Centre carries the same type of merchandise as other major shopping venues in Kuah, it has a better variety of brands and attractive deals.

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6.Coco Valley

Coco Valley stocks an assortment of cocoa products, as well as a satisfying selection of wine, whiskies, and champagnes. Best of all, Langkawi’s duty-free policy means that chocolates sold here are considerably cheaper than in most places in Malaysia. 

Coco Valley stocks many of the world’s major chocolate brands, making it a must-visit for unapologetic chocolate lovers.

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7.Cenang Mall

Cenang Mall houses a pharmacy, supermarket, as well as several restaurants and local retail outlets. This 2-storey shopping complex in Pantai Cenang is fully air-conditioned and offers facilities like baby changing stations and a prayer room.

Cenang Mall is great for those who prefer a comfortable shopping experience during Langkawi’s rather scorching afternoons.

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8.Atma Alam Batik Village

The Atma Alam Batik Village is a textile factory with an onsite art gallery that showcases exquisite batik prints and cultural works. The complex also houses a large retail outlet offering an extensive range of batik apparel, songket (brocade) and batik fabrics, original oil paintings, bags, purses, handmade crafts for sale. 

The Atma Alam Batik Village is a great to pick up some traditional Malaysian items for souvenirs or personal mementoes of your time in Langkawi.