The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, is a charming luxury hotel on Langkawi's Datai Bay. With a backdrop of a dense 10 million year old rainforest and a coral reef in the turquoise waters just offshore, it is the perfect place to relax.
At a Glance
This is a great family resort, one where children can feel truly welcome
Great children's club, which has recently been renovated
Stunning V Botanical Spa overlooking Datai Bay
Fantastic inter-connecting rooms, offering great room set-up for families
Spot the rare colugo or the Great Hornbill when you join the complimentary daily Nature Walks on offer
There is a coral nursery here, only one of its kind in the area
Often you are sitting at breakfast with monkeys up in the trees above!Scott Dunn team
At around 4pm every afternoon a local fisherman will moor up on the beach with his catch of the day and guests can chose their dinner with the chef.Scott Dunn team
Treat yourself to a spa treatment at the incredible spa and ask for treatment room 1 - it has the most breathtaking views over the bay!Victoria Hogg
Between 10am and 1pm, spend some time at the Coral Nursery having a private guided snorkeling session.Katie Kennard
Head to the lobby lounge in the evening to enjoy live music from a Philippine band.Scott Dunn team
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To start planning your vacation to The Andaman
Langkawi's Datai Bay is a curved, quiet bay with calm waters with The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort located at one end. Built in the ancient rainforest between the mountains and the Andaman Sea, The Andaman is in a lush, tropical setting and has tastefully furnished rooms and suites, many with stunning ocean views.
The Andaman's array of dining options mean there is something to suit all tastes from Japanese to Italian to local specialities. Whatever your choice, all meals are fresh, full of flavor and the service is impeccable. The beach bar is a great spot for a cocktail at sunset with live music and relaxed casual dining.
The amazing hilltop award-wining spa takes on a holistic approach to wellness incorporating therapies, beauty treatments, fitness classes, healthy cuisine, educational workshops and retreats for your body, mind and soul. Here you can be indulged in one of the five double treatment rooms with water views, the signature treatment being a 180 minute spa journey that includes Balinese massage, Himalayan crystal body polish, aromatherapy foot polish, organic facial, foot massage and an oriental bathing ritual. Couples can enjoy a ritual bath together with champagne and canapés.
The Andaman places great emphasis on the enjoyment and preservation of its unique natural surroundings (not many places can claim to have a reef and a rainforest within 100 meters of each other) and there are opportunities for guests to learn about and help preserve this. Children can get involved with this as part of the extensive children's activities available at the resort and can learn all about the abundance of plant life and wildlife which surround The Andaman.
The Andaman has 170 Deluxe Rooms and Suites all of which have fantastic views of the ocean or the jungle. All rooms are furnished in a contemporary fashion with wooden floors, spacious seating areas and have TVs and DVDs as well as high speed wireless internet access and iPod docking stations. The luxurious Presidential Suite features kitchenette, Jacuzzi and a large private balcony. All rooms also feature: air-conditioning, safe, minibar, ceiling fans, luxury toiletries, hairdryer, rain shower, bathtub and separate shower, bathrobes and slippers, phone, minibar, complimentary bottled water and fruit.
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The Andaman caters superbly for children and their families and children will love the nature walks and wildlife of the rainforest. For older children there is a games rooms with billiards table, board games, TV etc (children under 12 to be accompanied by an adult). For children aged 3-12 there is the Young Explorer's Club with a large range of exciting daily activities and adventures. The pool has a water slide and shallow toddler's area. Babysitting is also available.
The Andaman has four restaurants including a beach bar, poolside barbecue terrace and Japanese restaurant (dinner only). The lobby lounge serves coffee, drinks and has live music in the evenings. Private dining is available in the villas, on the beach or in the wine cellar. There is a swimming pool, jogging trails and a watersports hut offering a range of non-d watersports. The V Botanical Spa with an extensive menu which specializes in holistic therapies and personalized service in a serene setting. Just a 4-minute drive away you can enjoy the facilities at The Els Club Teluk Datai such as golf and tennis.
Complimentary activities at The Andaman include cycling, jogging trails, guided nature trails, games room and kids’ club. Golf and tennis are available nearby and on site non-d water sports and boat trips are available for an additional charge. The Andaman provides a complimentary shuttle bus to various places of interest on the island and Luxury Collection Concierges are on hand - these bilingual certified destination experts know everything there is to know about the island and its surrounds.
Location & Directions
The Andaman hotel is situated between the Mat Cancan Mountain and the Andaman Sea, built in the middle of an untouched tropical rainforest on Datai Bay. The 99 islands of the Langkawi archipelago lie some 20 miles off the northwest coast of Malaysia, in the Andaman Sea.
When to go
Langkawi has a coastal tropical climate year round, with temperatures ranging from 23°C in the early parts of the year to 34°C towards the end of the year. The wet monsoon season is from April to October making the best time to visit from November to March. The rain starts falling the whole month of June. If you are wary of crowd the try to avoid the Malaysian school vacations as the island becomes very busy during these periods.