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Tanjung Rhu Resort
Tanjung Rhu Resort
Tanjung Rhu Resort
Tanjung Rhu Resort
Tanjung Rhu Resort
Tanjung Rhu Resort
Tanjung Rhu Resort

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2,337 reviews

2,337 reviews

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Location rating score

Excellent location
Popular landmarks
Tanjung Rhu Beach 1.2 km
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park 6.2 km
Langkawi Wildlife Park 8.6 km
Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi 13.7 km
Pulau Payar Marine Park 15.5 km
Eagle Square 16.5 km
Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls 18.6 km
Langkawi Sky Bridge 19.4 km
Underwater World Langkawi 21.1 km
Nearby landmarks
Local Malay Hawker Stalls 180 m
Mangrove Swamp & Bat Caves 290 m
Tanjung Rhu Beach 1.2 km
Gorilla Mountain 1.5 km
Langkawi Mangrove Tour 1 2.3 km
Pulau Pasir 3.1 km
Air Hangat Village 3.8 km
Ayer Hangat Village 3.8 km
Pulau Gasing 3.8 km
Black Sand Beach 4.1 km

Tanjung Rhu Resort

Mukim Ayer Hangat, Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi, Malaysia, 07000 - See map

Make your best journey to Langkawi with the promised standard of Clean and Safe, and enjoy car park free of charge. Conveniently situated in the Tanjung Rhu part of Langkawi, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Cenang Beach. Rated with 5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and fitness center on-site.

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230 meters to Tanjung Rhu Beach

Front desk [24-hour]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Airport transfer

Excellent breakfast

Clean and Safe

Unparalleled Level of Hygiene and Safety for Hotels

Everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and spirit.
Spa & Beauty
Eco & Adventure
Workout and Leisure
Fitness center
Swimming pool [outdoor]


Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Valet parking

Shuttle service


Swimming pool [outdoor]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

This property is in high demand!

3 travelers have booked today.

Value for money8.3
Distance to city center22 km
Location rating8.6
Nearest airportLangkawi International Airport (LGK)
Distance to airport16.2 km

Rooms available at Tanjung Rhu Resort

Room comfort & quality


Bayu Suria Suite with Partial Sea View
  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Partial sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Cahaya Suite with Garden View
  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed or 2 single beds
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Damai Suite with Garden View
  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Damai Suite
  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Cahaya Suite
  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Bayu Senja Suite with Sea View
  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Bayu Senja Suite
  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Beach view
  • 1 king bed
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3D2N Damai Suite Package with Xtreme Park & Airport Transfer
  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Bayu Family Suite
  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds and 1 queen b...
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Bayu Suria Suite
  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
  • Pool view
  • 1 king bed
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Frequently asked questions

Does Tanjung Rhu Resort have a hot tub?

Tanjung Rhu Resort does not have a hot tub.

What time is check-in and check-out at Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Tanjung Rhu Resort?

A stay at Tanjung Rhu Resort also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the resort. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Tanjung Rhu Resort has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is free for guests. Parking options include a full-service valet for total ease. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Langkawi with private transportation, the resort can arrange both taxis or car rental.

Is breakfast offered at Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at Tanjung Rhu Resort.

What are my dining options at Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Tanjung Rhu Resort features 3 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Tanjung Rhu Resort does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

What restaurants are nearby Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Tanjung Rhu Resort’s neighborhood is Tanjung Rhu which includes popular restaurants such as Kafe Kelapa, Kelapa Grill and Gerai Laksa Jalan Tanking Rhu.

What are popular attractions near Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Tanjung Rhu Resort’s location in the Tanjung Rhu neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Mangrove Swamp & Bat Caves and Teluk Yu Park.

What popular beaches are close to Tanjung Rhu Resort?

Tanjung Rhu Resort’s Tanjung Rhu neighborhood also includes Tanjung Rhu Beach, Black Sand Beach and Teluk Yu Beach.

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What people love about Tanjung Rhu Resort

  • 7.6

    Very good

    "Clean and sandy beach, beautiful scenery, get away from the noisy city and crowded public beaches."



    August 12, 2022

  • 7.2

    Very good

    "Quite place, perfect beach view, cool pools, well equipped facilities."



    August 12, 2022

  • 9.6


    "We enjoy our 2 nights stay at our beautiful sea view room The room was big and comfortable."



    August 10, 2022

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Overall rating:


1,635 reviews
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What travelers say they love:
Fabulous breakfast and very pleasant staff.
Elizabeth from Malaysia
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More about Tanjung Rhu Resort

More about Tanjung Rhu Resort

Tanjung Rhu Resort

Get excited for all the adventures in Langkawi with a stay at Tanjung Rhu Resort.
All offerings provided by Tanjung Rhu Resort help to ensure a pleasant stay for all travelers. Free internet access provided within the resort keeps you connected throughout your stay. Exploring Langkawi is made even more convenient with the taxi, car hire and shuttle services available at the resort. For guests arriving by car, parking is provided free of charge.
Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including concierge service, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Booking the best tickets and getting the hottest restaurant reservations are made easy with help from the resort's tours. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the Tanjung Rhu Resort.
For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
A range of amenities is offered in guestrooms at Tanjung Rhu Resort. Enjoy your stay even more at the resort, knowing that some selected rooms include blackout curtains and air conditioning. Every stay is a new experience with various interesting room layout options at Tanjung Rhu Resort, including rooms with separate living room and balcony or terrace. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find in-room video streaming and cable TV available in some selected rooms.
Don't worry about being thirsty as a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant coffee and instant tea are provided in some guestrooms. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the resort you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels available in some guest bathrooms.

Dining and things to do

Each morning you can start the day with a delicious in-house breakfast offered at Tanjung Rhu Resort. A number of great dining options at the resort assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices.
A day in will be as fun as a day out with ranges of recreational activities offered at Tanjung Rhu Resort. A beach that's accessible right from the resort puts you close to the ocean during your stay. A relaxing end to every day is possible with a visit to the massage, salon, spa and sauna. Don't forget to make a visit or two to the resort's pool.
At Tanjung Rhu Resort, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Enjoy your favorite drink in your swimsuit at the resort's poolside bar. Burn off you vacation calories with a quick visit to the resort's fitness facility. Beat the hot weather with cooling water activities like non-motorized water sports and wind surfing. Enjoy some water sports with watersports equipment rentals and canoes provided by Tanjung Rhu Resort.
Challenge your travel group members or other guests to competitive fun, with the resort's dart board and tennis court. Family time on relaxed evenings is easy with the resort's library. Got someone special waiting for you back home? Then easily pick up a memorable gift at the souvenir shops.

Reasons to stay here

Compared to other accommodations in Langkawi, facilities here are rated higher than 90% of them.
Compared to the city's accommodation options, this resort scored higher than 98% of them for food and dining.
According to guests who stayed here, this resort's room comfort is rated higher than 98% of other accommodations in Langkawi.

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Amenities and facilities


Most talked about facilities


90 mentions

Swimming Pool

42 mentions

Food & Dining

41 mentions


27 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Tamil


  • Bicycles


  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Billiards
  • Canoeing
  • Dart board
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Game room
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub
  • Karaoke
  • Massage
  • On-site entertainment
  • Pool with view
  • Private beach
  • Sauna
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tennis court
  • Tours
  • Watersport equipment rentals
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Wind surfing

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Breakfast in room
  • Cashless payment service
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Professional-grade sanitizing services
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Happy hour
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Grooming service
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids meal
  • Kids safety features
  • Swimming pool [kids]


  • CCTV in common areas
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service
  • Valet parking

Sports equipment rental

  • Bicycle rental

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom phone
  • Blackout curtains
  • Closet
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Desk
  • DVD/CD player
  • Free bottled water
  • Free welcome drink
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror
  • Non-smoking
  • On-demand movies
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Scale
  • Seating area
  • Separate shower/bathtub
  • Sewing kit
  • Shoeshine kit
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Umbrella
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-Fi [free]
  • Wooden/parqueted flooring
Food and dining
Restaurants on site


  • Cuisine: Asian, Mediterranean
  • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte

Chef Table

  • Cuisine: European
  • Menu: Buffet
Mukim Ayer Hangat, Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi, Malaysia, 07000



  • Langkawi International Airport (LGK)
    16.2 km
  • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
    70.7 km

Public transportation

  • Panorama Langkawi SkyCab
    19.2 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Langkawi Hospital
    8.4 km
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Tanjung Rhu Beach
    1.2 km
  • Kilim Karst Geoforest Park
    6.2 km
  • Langkawi Wildlife Park
    8.6 km
  • Crocodile Adventureland Langkawi
    13.7 km
  • Pulau Payar Marine Park
    15.5 km
  • Eagle Square
    16.5 km
  • Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls
    18.6 km
  • Langkawi Sky Bridge
    19.4 km
  • Underwater World Langkawi
    21.1 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Local Malay Hawker Stalls
    180 m
  • Mangrove Swamp & Bat Caves
    290 m
  • Tanjung Rhu Beach
    1.2 km
  • Gorilla Mountain
    1.5 km
  • Langkawi Mangrove Tour 1
    2.3 km
  • Pulau Pasir
    3.1 km
  • Air Hangat Village
    3.8 km
  • Ayer Hangat Village
    3.8 km
  • Pulau Gasing
    3.8 km
  • Black Sand Beach
    4.1 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 3-5 year(s)
Must use an extra bed
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 6 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
  • Airport transfer is available at an additional charge. In order to reserve the transfer, please inform the property of your flight details upon completing the booking.
  • Children are not allowed to stay in certain room types. Please check the individual room policy for more details.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts


  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Getting around

  • Airport transfer fee100 MYR
  • Distance from city center22 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)30

The property

  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of floors4
  • Number of restaurants3
  • Number of rooms 136
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened1997

Reviews of Tanjung Rhu Resort from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
Room comfort and quality9.2
Value for money8.3
High score for Langkawi
9+ Exceptional (524)
8-9 Excellent (299)
7-8 Very Good (196)
6-7 Good (65)
<6 Below Expectation (83)
Time of the year
Mar - May (261)
Jun - Aug (295)
Sep - Nov (351)
Dec - Feb (260)
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Shu from Malaysia
Stayed 2 nights in June 2015

Excellent Experience”

Amazing, Comfy and Close to Nature

We stayed at Tanjung Rhu for 3 days 2 nights. It was an amazing experience for us. The resort has a private and beautiful beach. We could walk on the sand bar (which you could see on many of the pictures on agoda) at certain times of the day. A very beautiful scenery. Tanjung Rhu has 3 beautiful swimming pools which I love the Sands Pool the most. The room is spacious and clean. The interior is in good condition but the furniture is a little worn out (especially the wardrobe). The other wing of the resort is currently under renovation. We totally in love with the spa service offered by the resort. It is a must-try experience at Tanjung Rhu! It is a little pricey than the outside spa service but the staff there were very friendly and well-trained. The room smells great and facility is very well maintained. Overall experience is fantastic. The journey from the airport to Tanjung Rhu took about half an hour. It is very quiet and out of the city. If you do not want to depend on the airport transfer (which is Rm50..), you may want to rent a car to travel around Langkawi. Overall, it was a very great experience to stay at Tanjung Rhu. All the staff are very friendly and they do remember your name! :) Will definitely go back again!

Reviewed June 15, 2015

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Alvin from Malaysia
Damai Suite
Stayed 2 nights in May 2012

private resort with highly personalized service”

privacy, gorgeous private beach, great food

This resort was well worth the money. The most frequent mention about Tanjung Rhu is that everything here is expensive, which is true. I do believe however, that you get your moneys worth. For example, the boat ride/tour costs about RM440 for 2 people for 3.5 hours. You can get the same thing for half the price from a different provider in a different part of the island. However we got a very personalized experience from a very experienced tour guide. At some point in the bat cave there were other tourists who also stopped to listen to him. Renting a Myvi through the resort set me back RM180 whereas you can get one for RM80 from a different provider. However I was more than willing to pay the extra, and have a guarantee of a vehicle that waits for me at the entrance when I want to go out. The staff were highly attentive to everything we required, and they seem to be genuinely interested in your well being. When I first got to the resort, the soles on my shoes gave way. The hotel staff were kind enough to help me take it into town to get it fixed. All for a grand total of RM10. We loved every part of our stay. The ride ride from the airport, the in-room check in, the consierge who remembers you by name, the proper food, and a private beach that is cleaned every morning. Everything at tanjung rhu met or exceeded our expectation. One thing I feel obligated to point out though, is that we were here during what looked like a low occupancy period. Hence we probably got way better service from the personnel. I'm not sure if this level of personal treatment would be available during peak periods.

Reviewed May 27, 2012

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Adrianto from Singapore
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in July 2018

Amazing experiences at Tanjung Rhu Resort”

Me, my wife, our 3 kids and the nanny had a very2 wonderful experience when we where staying at Tanjung Rhu resort. They gave us one of the best room (605) we've ever had and the staff were perfectly doing their job very nice. I would like to say thank you personally to Ms. Nurfazwina for giving us a very nice services during our stay at Tanjung Rhu Resort. She greets us when we arrived at the resort lobby when we were still at our car, she bring my wife's bag. Totally a very nice person. The room was amazing, the food for dinner n b'fast were perfect and the local staff were excellent. For sure we will come back and stay at Tanjung Rhu resort again next year. Thanks so much once again for all of your kindness during our stay at Tanjung Rhu Resort. -Adri n Family-

Reviewed August 02, 2018

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Edgar from United Kingdom
Stayed 7 nights in November 2008

Tanjung Rhu Resort in November”

Setting, Resort design/layout, staff attitude
None for us (active 50's), remote from nightlife for teenagers and younger adults

We (middle-aged couple) went to Tanjung Rhu for a break from the rush of work and life. We stayed a week, expecting to travel around Langkawi, but we found Tanjung Rhu Resort so relaxing and enjoyable that we didn't leave it and its environs all week, except to go on a few of its local organised outings. Picture-book setting, long beach, clean and safe sea, variety of dining, friendly and attentive staff - it all made the week a delight. The Malaysian climate means that nothing looks brand new when its several years old, which Tanjung Rhu is, but the management takes very good care of the place inside and out. Some way from "action" and probably not a good place for families with teenagers. But we'll be back.

Reviewed November 21, 2008

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Rachel from New Zealand
Family with young children
Cahaya Suite
Stayed 2 nights in October 2012

A+ Location and Resort”

If you are looking for the perfect beach, gorgeous sunsets and a top class resort look no further! Highly Recommend!

This resort is secluded beautiful and romantic. The resort is large but blends in well as a tropical hide away lining a stunning long white sand beach. The limestone rocks jutting out adjacent make foe an interesting skyline. One can wade accross to these islands on a low tide accoss the sand spit, it's a fantastic sunset stroll We enjoyed a million dollar sea view room, as many do. The bed was HUGE, the furnishings were lovely. We staff are attentive and friendly. Its a well run and maintained resort. I recieved a reply within 2 days regarding my in room questionaire. This place is really trying to remain a leader in luxary accomodation. We have been travelling for 13 months and couldnt resist blowing the budget to see Tanjung Rhu. I dont regret one single ringit spent! Well done Tanjung Rhu Resort, you've wone our hearts.

Reviewed October 24, 2012

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Iskandar from Singapore
Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

Above my expectations”

The reason I chose this hotel was because of its location. I wanted to enjoy the nice views it has and the beach there. Can't afford the Four Seasons. No regrets at all for choosing to stay at the Tanjung Rhu Resort. In fact, I enjoyed my stay there. I booked the Bayu Senja room which is a very big room and most importantly, it faces the sea! The view is breathtaking! Choose this room. Room was very clean as well. I had a very good stay almost excellent. Checking in, all seemed quiet and there seemed like no one was staying there. Half the building was under renovations. We stayed at the renovated side. Somehow, reno seemed to have been discontinued. But who cares. Would you prefer it to noisy and all the renos going on? Being on a holiday to recharge, and all the activities we had the past few days, it was so nice to enjoy the tranquility Tanjung Rhu Resort. It was really quiet and the Sands Pool is clean and gorgeous. Wonderful stay. Staff, they were very friendly!

Reviewed November 09, 2018

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Louise from United Kingdom
Damai Suite
Stayed 2 nights in October 2012

Beautiful location in Langkawi”

Excellent staff, separate pools for children and adults, amazing location

We arrived at Langkawi airport to be greeted by Tanjung Rhu driver, who promptly transferred us to the hotel. We were checked in swiftly (room checkin) and everything was explained clearly about the various restaurants, facilities and possible excursions. The large room was a little worn (the resort is almost 20 years old and rooms are being gradually renovated) but extremely clean and at night the bed was turned down and incense lit for us. The attention to detail by staff is highly commended. The Rhu fine dining restaurant was lovely and reasonably priced, the adult pool bar was also lovely and served nice salads for lunch; it was a spectacular, quiet area for happy hour drinks as it is right on the beach. The Sands restaurant was average, our green curry was not great, however, the breakfast was very nice. The private beach is in a long, wide bay and because there is a children's pool at one end of the resort and adults pool at the other, the beach was always very quiet and peaceful. Overall, we had a lovely vacation (2 days) - I would recommend this to anyone who wants to completely chill out in a very quiet environment. Take plenty of books (there is a very good air-conditioned, glass fronted library directly looking towards the beach if you want extra reading)!

Reviewed October 24, 2012

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AZRIN from Malaysia
Family with teens
Bayu Senja Suite
Stayed 3 nights in December 2012

Lovely resort with private beach”

Quiet beach, attentive staff and great food

We normally take short beach vacations in Penang, but after hearing rave reviews about the Tanjung Rhu resort, decided to give it a go. The hotel was undergoing renovation works when we were there, though we could hardly hear it. We had the beach-facing rooms and they were huge, with separate lounge areas and balconies on opposite ends facing the beach and the central garden/saltwater pool. The resort had three restaurants, but we gave the fine dining outlet a miss. Nevertheless, the food at the other two were excellent. To top it all was the excellent service from the pleasant and attentive staff. We enjoyed our stay so much that we did not leave the resort at all during our entire stay. Our family seldom agree on anything but on this occasion, we all thought that it was one of the nicest holidays we have had.

Reviewed December 21, 2012

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Mark from United Kingdom
Family with young children
Bayu Suria Suite
Stayed 6 nights in October 2009

Tanjung Rhu is Paradise”

Lovely beach, cleaned every day, great food in Rhu and Saffron restaurants, very friendly staff, great rooms, 3 pools, very nice Library and DVD selection for a rainy spell, really nice Mangrove tour.
Sea can be a bit murky, when there's strong winds

We stayed in the Tanjung Rhu resort in Langkawi twice as it is truly paradise. The all inclusive package (no alcohol) is great as you get remarkable food above all in the Rhu restaurant - which needs to be booked the same day in advance (try the mango flambee, which is made right before your eyes). The 3 pool areas are great, the lagoon pool is great for kids as they can play in the shallow water in the sand and the Sands pool is for adults only which makes it a great spot for couples. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are fab, above all the ocean view, the overall atmosphere of the resort is very peaceful and relaxing.

Reviewed October 10, 2009

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Henry from United States
Bayu Suria Suite
Stayed 2 nights in December 2017

Tranquility at it's best...”

Tanjung Rhu Resort is near Four Seasons Langkawi, but they are not that similar. However, this facility offers very comfortable and luxurious accommodation at a reasonable price. The nice things about the place is that it's so quiet. There's just a wide open space in a peaceful setting. If you just want to lounge around the water and sand, this is the place. However, their restaurant quality is somewhat middling, and the choice is not varied. I actually went to the next door Four Seasons two nights out of four nights of stay because the food is so much better there, without being too expensive. I would return to Tanjung Rhu if the food was better. Otherwise, go to Four Seasons if you can afford it.

Reviewed January 04, 2018

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Themistoklis from Japan
Damai Suite
Stayed 3 nights in August 2017

The ideal vacation. ”

This resort exceeded our expectations. It is located on a remote part of the island, right by a beautiful sandy beach of its own, making for an ideal place for a peaceful vacation. The main complex is built around a big pond teeming with fish and surrounded by palm trees. Vegetation is abundant and even wildlife is present within the compounds, with tropical birds flying from tree to tree, squirrels jumping around, elusive iguanas hiding behind bushes, and, unbelievably enough, eagles hovering above it all. The room we got was spacious, very clean and beautifully decorated, and the facilities in general were close to impeccable. The staff are very friendly, well trained, and extra helpful. Half the resort was closed for renovation when we stayed, meaning fewer guests and a huge beach practically for ourselves. One of the three pools is adults-only, an ingenious move much appreciated. We definitely recommend Tanjung Rhu Resort to anyone seeking an ideal time away from the world.

Reviewed August 30, 2017

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Trevor from United Kingdom
Stayed 7 nights in January 2009

Tanjung Rhu Resort”

The beautiful beach and attentive staff.
The resort needs a shop that sells postcards, snack foods, drinks etc.

The Tanjung Rhu Resort is the ideal place for people who want to get away from it all and have a relaxing break. The resort is rather isolated on the north of the Island but the beach is probably the best on Langkawi. Our room was very comfortable and well equipped however the setee was a little dated and needed replaced. All the staff that we met were very friendly and welcoming and could not do enough for you. We would recommend the full board package as there is nowhere to go outside the resort to eat and therefore you will have to eat and drink in the resort anyway. Overall we had a wonderful week and will definitely go back to Tanjung Rhu Resort.

Reviewed January 17, 2009

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Graham from United Kingdom
Bayu Suria Suite
Stayed 8 nights in November 2009

Tanjung Rhu”

Great location, good value "all inclusive" package, friendly, helpful staff.
Rooms need some refurbishment

We spent a very relaxing week at Tanjung Rhu resort in November. We had taken the all inclusive package which included all meals, non alcoholic drinks and snacks (even from the minibar). The three restaurants were all very good in their own different ways - the Sands restaurant had various themed nights (Thai, Indian, Malaysian),the Rhu was more formal with some theatrical elements - flambees and caesar salad being prepared from scratch at our table and the Saffron has a deck almost on the beach. Our room was huge with a large bathroom area and two balconies. The decor was a bit jaded and in need of an update but furnishings, TV etc were in good order. We took the Mangrove tour which was well worth the money - a nearly four hour trip through the Mangroves with stops to see monkeys, mudhoppers, sea eagles, a walk through a bat cave and a stop at a fish farm. We were accompanied by a very informative eco-friendly guide (no feeding the monkeys or sea eagles). The three pools were very good and generally very quiet.

Reviewed December 08, 2009

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John from United States
Cahaya Suite
Stayed 3 nights in February 2011

Wonderful retreat.”

First rate location, excellent facilities and staff, wonderful food.

this was our second stay at tanjung rhu and hopefully not the last. this is a superb facility which has held up well over the years. an additional, very nice pool since we were last there, although we still prefer the older sunset pool. food very good, which is fortunate, since the relatively isolated location (a plus in our view) makes it difficult to eat elsewhere. this is particularly a good choice if you choose not to do much touring and instead just enjoy the resort and its ambience--although the excellent mangrove tours begin just a short distance away. while the price is substantial,we were able to get one of the one night free offers which, on balance makes the facility more affordable. it seems evident that the management really cares about the resort and their customers. for the second time, we were most pleased with tanjung rhu.

Reviewed March 13, 2011

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Helle from Denmark
Bayu Senja Suite
Stayed 6 nights in November 2009

Great place”

The hotel has a whole bay with a great beach to itself. The designs of the three pool areas are beautiful and blend well into the fantastic surroundings.

We enjoyed our holidays at Tanjung Rhu Resort tremendously. I turned 50 during our stay and I could not have dreamed of a better birthday. We had a private barbecue on the beach (very romantic) and the hotel surprised me with flowers in our room, birthday cake after dinner with birthday song and violins, and when we went down after dinner to listen to the resort’s band, Celestial, they also played me a birthday song. Regarding Celestial, we were amazed to find such talented singers performing at the hotel – they totally blew us away. These girls can really sing! All in all a very recommendable resort - nice and friendly staff, good room (best hotel bed we have ever slept in), and a beautiful place.

Reviewed December 12, 2009

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Ekaterina from Uzbekistan
Bayu Senja Suite
Stayed 4 nights in February 2012

langkawi's best hotel ever!”

beach, service, rooms, restaurants, food, view, pools, all inclusive package.

No words can describe our experience at this hotel! Everything was perfect, I wouldn't have it any other way! We have stayed in Bayu Senja, the room with the sea view and the view we got! it was absolutely tranquilizing! The room was super spacious with two sitting areas and two balconies on the opposite sides of the building. We got the sea view and the garden view along with one of Tanjung Rhu's many pools. There were 2 TVs in our room one in the sitting area and one in the bedroom/sitting area 2. Bathroom is absolutely stunning with a separate tub, shower and toilet areas. Amenities were refiled and provided every single day like clockwork. Overall, our room was very pleasant, cozy, bright and very cool. What I liked the most was he little details and small touches. For example, we received a box with chocolates every day at the turn down service with a flower and a timetable of hotel provided activities on and away from the resort. Also the staff would light our candles in the bathroom and bedroom which filled our room with amazing scents! On the beach towel service is impeccable and every 5 minutes or so a waiter would come by with fresh fruits and cold towels, which i thought was an excellent addition to the experience! I will definitely come back! For me Tanjung Rhu complimented Langkawi's calm tranquility perfectly and made our memories unforgettable.

Reviewed February 21, 2012

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Jeremey from Philippines
Cahaya Suite
Stayed 1 night in May 2015

Getaway resort”

Service, relaxation, peaceful

We were fetched by the Limo driver named Mr. Hafidz, he is very accommodating and very knowledgeable not only about the hotel but also about Langkawi itself. While on the car he briefed us on what are the things to do and visit. Upon arrival the staffs welcomed us and offered to carry our bags but i refused since we are only backpackers. Check-in was very fast and we were accompanied to our room by one of the managers. The resort is private that you can safely stroll to the beachfront, there are small crabs and a lot of seashells on the shoreline. Food is limited due to you can only eat to the resort's restaurant though the food that we had was awesome. Facilities inside the room are really good, there are a lot of toiletries, there is a welcome fruit and refreshments. Check-out was also very fast, and they also helped us to call for a cab. Awesome experience at tanjung rhu.

Reviewed July 04, 2015

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Kashan from United Kingdom
Cahaya Suite Garden View
Stayed 3 nights in September 2018


First of all I want to start off by saying I am one of those people that will criticise every little thing and make sure I get my money's worth (see my review for Pan Pacific). With that out of the way, my stay at the Tanjung Rhu has been by far one of the best hotels and/or resorts I've ever visited. The staff are super friendly and attentive, not just a few of them, every single one. You get treated like kings (or queens) and they will go out of their way to make your stay memorable, every little request was catered to. The resort itself, the views are spectacular. For 2 days a month (lunar cycle), the sea level is low enough to open a shallow path along the water where you can walk to 3 of the smaller islands. Theres lots of stuff to nearby and if you shop around, you can get a decent price on most activities. The food is a tricky one. They have a good selection of food and drinks, but it's quite overpriced. However, right next to the beach there's local stalls 8-10x cheaper

Reviewed September 23, 2018

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Jacob from United Kingdom
Family with young children
Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

Perfectly relaxing weekend for all.”

Surroundings, staff, restaurant.

The meet and greet service from the airport was perfect, our room was perfect and even though it was 4 years since our previous stay we were presented with a welcome back cake in our room, we had our 2 year old son with us and all the staff were very curtious & child friendly, The pools )1 x family 1 adults only) were clean and well maintained as was the beach, we dinned in the restaurant for breakfast and supper, the food was exceptional as was the service, I highly recommend Tanjung Rhu resort if you want to chill on the best & quietest beach on the island or by the pool with a great back drop. Various wild life tours can be taken from either the resort or vendors at the end of the beach and Kayaking is great from the resort in-case you get bored.

Reviewed November 26, 2014

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Simon from Singapore
Family with young children
Bayu Suria Suite
Stayed 4 nights in September 2010

Tanjung Rhu A Great Place to Relax”

Excellent service. Great beach. Wide variety of food. Comfortable rooms.
Room service takes quite long

We stayed at Tanjung Rhu for 4 nights. We absolutely love the place. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The service was excellent and the staff made us feel so welcome. Particularly Azahari the concierge manager, always ready to help with any request. The guy is so dedicated, even working when he was sick. You can spend the whole day at the resort as it is so self contained with many activities to keep you and the kids busy. Only thing to note is, if you are planning for a morning tour & want to call for room service. Better call room service early. It can take more than an 1 hour for them to send breakfast. If you are in a hurry, it is better to go directly to the Sands Restaurant for breakfast. We will definitely be back at Tanjung Rhu soon.

Reviewed September 23, 2010

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