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Acquaint with Langkawi

Acquaint yourself with Langkawi

pantai-cenang Langkawi Island belongs to a group of islands located about 31miles (51 kilometers) from the Northwest shores of Peninsular Malaysia. The island has a population of around 65,000 and the capital is Kuah with a population of only 14,000. For an island of its size and a population of only 65,000, Langkawi is not a very populated island.

This was once a sleepy island and its main activity was fishing and farming but today receives over 2 million tourists each year, attracted by the island’s sandy beaches and sunny skies. However, the island never seems crowded with tourists since many of the accommodations are spread out around the island.

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Langkawi International Airport is about 20 minutes by car from Kuah and not more than 10 minutes from Pantai Cenang, being the closest beach. I always stay at The Laguna Langkawi Rental Properties, close to the airport, yet handy for beaches and all amenities and nightlife. Most flights to Langkawi are domestic flights served by low cost airlines Air Asia, Firefly or use Malaysia Airlines if you have the budget. They fly from either (KLIA) the International Airport or KLIA2 used by the budget Airlines. You can also fly from another Kuala Lumpur airport Subang. I have never used but appears popular, the flight time is around, 50 minutes from each airport to Langkawi. Flying from Penang is approximately 20 minutes to Langkawi.

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If you decide to use a ferry services, departing from the mainland, Kuala Perlis or Kuala Kedah to the ferry terminal in Langkawi, I believe the travel time is about 60 and 90 minutes respectively. There are also ferry services from the island of Penang (3 hours) and the Thai border town of Satun. Sadly, you would need to confirm all of the above as its not my chosen mode of transport. Put me on a flight any day.

The journey by road from Kuala Lumpur to the ferry terminals is more than 250 miles (400 kilometers). Therefore it’s clearly best to fly rather than take to the road and then ferry to Langkawi

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Hotel OR Apartment.???

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It is no secret that vacation rentals have become increasingly attractive to travelers compared to traditional hotels. Today, more travelers than ever have stayed in a vacation rental as an alternative to a traditional hotel during the past two years. But what about you? Ask yourselves why a hotel when you can rent an apartment? Here are 4 benefits you will get if you choose to stay in an apartment on your next trip.

Staying in a home instead of a hotel gives you a more local experience… If you want to experience the authenticity of a place, experience it like a local person. Renting an apartment in a true neighborhood is a straightforward way to feel like a local. Instead of staying in standardised hotel rooms, apartment rentals provide an opportunity for total immersion in another city. For instance if you are staying in a modern Langkawi apartment, every morning you could hop out to your local street vendor to get a fresh Roti or Nasi Lemak for breakfast. You will begin to feel like you really belong in the location you have chosen.

 

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Staying in an apartment gives you more space… If confined hotel rooms are not your thing,you will welcome the additional space that apartments offer.Would you like to have extra rooms to unwind instead of being cramped up in one room.A vacation apartment can average 1300 square footage compared to 400 square footage for an average hotel room. You will realize very quickly how nice it is to come back after a long day of sightseeing to a home where you have extra space to lounge!

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Live the Langkawi Island: The Perdana Apartments

At The Perdana Apartments, you are minutes from beautiful beaches, swimming in the sea, forest trails, jungle sightseeing, waterfalls, casual and fine-dining restaurants, nightclubs, tropical beach bars, Western-style pubs, duty-free shopping, Western groceries and all the rest offered by tropical Langkawi – perhaps Southeast Asia’s most livable island.

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Real Estate Roundup!

May new home sales gain 2.2% from April

Sales of new single-family houses in May 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 546,000, which is up 2.2% from April, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. — From Housing Wire

3 ways to tame student loan debt and afford a mortgage

It’s no secret that student loans can make buying a home a challenge. But what exactly is the problem, and how can buyers overcome it? The problem is that student loans can be included in the buyer’s debt-to-income ratio, or DTI. — From Bankrate

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