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Langkawi village homestay and island hopping adventure

Kedah, Malaysia

The Experience Reviews (1)


Duration: 2 days

Meeting Point: Langkawi Airport

Number of people: 1 - 8



  • Live like a local in a small village on Langkawi Island
  • Feel part of the family as you eat, relax, chat and explore the island together
  • Enjoy fresh mangoes cut from the back garden tree
  • Go island hopping with a fisherman's family on his boat
  • Duration: 1 day>



Welcome to Langkawi, the island where I grew up. It's sunny and hot, with the ocean all around us. Most people get around by motorbike, though my father is a fisherman, so we also like to take trips on our family boat. I cannot wait to show you around. While we are out in the ocean, maybe we will meet one of my father's fishermen friends and we can barbecue some freshly caught prawns and crabs on the beach.

Come and enjoy spending time with me and my family in the Malay village, off the beaten path and away from tourist areas. Get used to our relaxed pace of life, surrounded by chickens, cats, and monkeys from the nearby mangrove. Try our traditional food like my mother's homemade spicy tomato and fish marinade – your tastebuds won't forget it!

Get to know my friends and family on the island, and choose who to spend time with depending on what you enjoy doing. Maybe you would like to take a hike in nature, explore the mangroves, go fishing or swim in the sea, try drinking from a fresh coconut or try our recommendations for the best local restaurants, such as steamboat (cook your own meat selection in soup over a hot stove at the table).

Have fun as you join in with family relaxation and fun. Come along to mosque on Fridays, make new memories on the cablecar over the mountains, get a non-permanent henna tattoo, learn the traditional crafts of the village women and go home with holiday stories unlike anyone else.

More information


  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Boat trip (island hopping)

Not Inclusive of

  • Alcohol (we are halal)
  • Entrance tickets, eg for cable car 

Meet Hisyam

Member since: March 2020

Hi, I'm Hisyam and I'm from Langkawi Island. I'm a fisherman's son and live with my younger sister, older brother and two parents, though I have lots more cousins, aunties and uncles in the village living nearby. I work in the Royal Yatch Club on the island, so I am meeting lots of international guests every day. I love to invite visitors to my favourite place on earth, where we have hot weather, amazing food and a warm welcome for you.

Contact Host


2 days

Incl. service fee

$ 17.38 p.p.p.n.