Langkawi Shopping: Where to shop and what to buy in Langkawi

Pantai Cenang Shopping

Where to Shop and What to Buy in Pantai Cenang

Pantai Cenang is a haven for tourist shopping at the entire beach road is lined with shops and stalls on both sides. These shops sell mostly souvenirs in the form of fashion accessories, beads, handicrafts and merchandise but there are also many convenience stores. On the other hand, you can visit the night market that takes place in nearby Temoyong on Thursdays or the Zon Duty-Free Shopping Complex in Underwater World Langkawi.

Temoyong Night Market

Another one of Pantai Cenang’s shopping highlight is the Temoyong Pasar Malam which takes place on Thursday nights. This local bazaar is a good place to get cheap and authentic Malay food as well as a wide variety of clothes, fresh produce and electronics from the make-shift stalls.
Opening Hours: Thursday, 17:00 – 20:00
Location: Kampung Temoyong, Mukim Kedawang, Pantai Cenang (located at the estuary of Sungai Temoyong)
Zone Shopping Paradise
Zone Shopping Paradise

This shopping centre is located beside Underwater World; but don’t get your hopes up as it resembles a mostly middle-class shopping store with discounted items placed in bins and stacked high to the ceiling. It stocks up on jewellery, souvenirs, watches, cosmetics, leather goods as well as selected designer labels; adjacent to it is a food court with fairly-average fare.
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:00

Location: Adjacent to Underwater World Langkawi
Address: Lot 970, 971, 973, Underwater World, Jalan Pantai Cenang
Tel: 604 955 5300
Aishah Bt. Husin

Located beside Langkah Tuah Enterprise, this store sells a variety of kitschy knick knacks, Pantai Cenang souvenirs and beautiful flowing batik prints. The shop girls are especially friendly and will chat with you about your trip so far while you shop for your required retail fix.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 24:00
Location: No. 10 Hadapan Langgura Baron, Pantai Cenang
Contact: 6012 430 8814
Amitabha Primitive Art

This store, located just down the road from Laman Padi, is an air-conditioned location with a nice array of merchandise; the flowing print dresses and hand-stitched pillow cases are more than worth your dollar. Adjacent to it is the Alun Laun Spa, and you can also pick up Alun Alun’s signature essential oils from this retailer.
Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
Address: Lot 47, Jalan Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang
Contact: 604 953 3838
Coco Valley

Located beside Underwater World, this store is a chocolate-lover’s paradise; with such a wide assortment of cocoa products that you’ll be spoilt for choice. The fact that Langkawi is a duty-free island makes chocolates a lot cheaper; you can get a bar of Cadbury’s for less than RM10 – now that’s value for money!

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:30
Location: Zon Pantai Cenang, Mukim Kedawang (beside Underwater World)
Tel: 604 955 6100
Exodus Zone

This store has a variety of knick knacks including handmade slippers that are a bargain. The shop girl here is incredibly friendly and will most assuredly point you in the right direction if you’re ever lost; also you can get the usual assortment of souvenirs and handicrafts at this outlet.
Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
Location: No. 3, Baron Walk, Jalan Pantai Cenang
Tel: 604 955 7511

Lang Gemuk Enterprise

This store sells a hodgepodge of souvenirs, batik prints, handicrafts and cheesy knick knacks. Standing almost at the end of the Pantai Cenang stretch, it’s a good place to bargain for a few items such as magnets and key chains but in all honesty you could probably find a wider variety of merchandise at Langkapuri Inc.

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
Address: No 59, Jalan Pantai Cenang
Tel: 6012 474 9659
Langkah Tuah Enterprise

With a budget motel located above, this store has more than a few surprises; firstly it may not look like much but it’s actually one of the best places to get Malay-style batik shirts. The store also sells traditional Malay medicine that’s supposedly great for many ailments from achy joints to tummy cramps.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 24:00
Address: No 10, Hadapan Bessta Resort, Pantai Cenang, Kedawang
Tel: 6012 430 8814

Total Shoppe

This store has the customary array of souvenirs, handicrafts and knick knacks that are all par for the course along the Pantai Cenang strip. However, if you’ve forgotten to bring along your bathers you can get a decent two-piece swimsuit for only RM49 – RM59 – which is a real bargain considering other places will charge you almost an arm and a leg for a decent pair.

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
Address: 19 & 20, Baron Walk, Langgura Baron Resort, Pantai Cenang
Tel: +6019 479 0282

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Pantai Tengah Shopping

Where to Shop and What to Buy in Pantai Tengah

Shopping in Pantai Tengah

Langkawi – a duty-free zone – may have cheap chocolates and liquor but souvenirs, knick knacks and handicrafts are still pretty pricey. Pantai Tengah does not boast many shopping opportunities – retail stores are as scarce as hen's teeth but there is one strip mall and a cute chocolate store along the stretch.

To be honest Pantai Cenang has a more vibrant shopping scene – so if you’ve been bitten by the retail bug, then head on over there. On the other hand Pantai Tengah is a deserted two-lane road with more restaurants, clubs and resorts than shopping venues. The night market in nearby Temoyong on Thursdays is the best place to shop for cheap authentic Malaysian goods especially since it carries such a wide array of merchandise from produce, local delights, handicrafts, kitschy knick knacks and pretty batik clothes.
Sunflower Handicrafts Shop
Sunflower Handicrafts Shop

Located beside Sun Cafe, this bold and bright red uber-modern store sells a stunning collection of handicrafts, knick knacks and artwork. This Southeast Asian-style store features masks, figurines and flatware in clean designs as well as classy silver, glass and shell sculptures.
Opening Hours: Daily, 3pm - 12 midnight
Location: Sunmall, Jalan Pantai Tengah

Address: Jalan Pantai Tengah, 07000 Langkawi Malaysia
Tel: (604) 955 1234
Sunday Home Décor
Sunday Home Décor

This place sells, you guessed it, home furniture. Boasting over 3000 exquisitely crafted items, this store is sure to bite you with the home décor bug. Featuring posh, upscale and earth-friendly pieces, Sunday’s collection comes from Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. Even if you’re not here to shop for merchandise, you’re sure to leave with a handcrafted gift or two.

Opening Hours: 12:00 – 24:00
Location: Casik Anak Besar, Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang
Tel: +604 9552 322 or +6012 476 8508


If you’ve been walking the Pantai Tengah stretch, browsing through stores and savouring the fare at the local eateries along this stretch, then you might come across this little out-of-the-way store. It may not look like much from the outside but it rents out cars and motorbikes and it’s a good place to get some of those incredibly kitschy knick knacks that you’ve just got to have before you head on home.

Highlights: Jalan Pantai Tengah (opposite Holiday Villa)

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:30
Tel: +604 955 5551 or +604 955 5552 or +604 955 5553

Selling a wide variety of chocolates, the best thing about this place is the fact that you can go in and sample free chocolate. The cool interior is a welcome respite from the blistering sun outside and the chocolates are reasonably priced.
Opening Hours: 11:00 – 20:00
Address: 734, Tasek Anak, Jalan Pantai Tengah
Tel: +604 953 2486

Sunvillage Handicrafts

Offering a wonderfully expansive selection of arts and crafts from around the Southeast Asian region, Sunvillage Handicrafts looks almost identical to its sister store – Sunflower Handicrafts. The only difference is that Sunvillage has traditional wood carvings, bamboo artwork and a stunning collection of intricate batik designs.

Opening Hours: 15:00 – 24:00
Location: Sunmall, Jalan Pantai Tengah
Tel: 604 955 1234

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Kuah Shopping

Where to Shop and What to Buy in Kuah

Kuah Shopping

Langkawi is a shopping haven for duty-free goods from around the world and Kuah happens to be Langkawi’s main location for shopping outlets. Perfume stores, cigar shops, confectionary outlets, wine boutiques and other retail venues are a dime a dozen in this quarter of Langkawi Island.

From the jetty near Eagle Square to the town’s axis, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding your retail-fix. Choose from the finest brands of wines to high-quality hard liquor. Trendy spa supplies and the latest European perfumes are also readily available; you can even shop for Nike and Adidas sports shoes at discounted prices. The crème de la crème of this retail paradise are the plethora of shops selling cheap chocolates – be sure to make a quick pit stop at any of the duty-free outlets selling confectionary.

Jetty Point Duty Free Complex

Part of the jetty complex itself, this shopping complex has a variety of stores selling handicrafts, perfume, chocolates, liquor and apparel. This makes it a frequent last-minute shopping stopover for visitors before they board the ferry back to the mainland. Housed within are shop lots that stock various duty-free goods as well as cafés, bakeries and fast food outlets such as KFC and Starbucks.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00 everyday
Address: Lot 15, Kompleks Perniagaan Kelibang, Kuah
Tel: +604 966 7560 or +604 969 9500

Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall

Home to fast food outlets, a food court, money changers and an information counter for tourists, this outlet has a collection of over 100 shops and an adjoining supermarket. You can get a variety of items here including electronic items; there’s usually cheesy Malay music blaring from the speakers. This mall looks quite run-down and mostly only locals patronise it.
Opening Hours: Daily, 10am to 10pm
Address: Lot FF8, Jalan Persiaran Putra, Langkawi Malaysia 07000
Tel: +604 969 8100

Saga Shopping Center

This shopping complex is one of the major duty-free outlets on the island, offering reasonably priced household items, clothing, decorative ceramics and crystal. If truth be told it carries the same type of merchandise as the other major shopping venues in Langkawi; the smaller stores are more likely to peddle one-of-a-kind goods.

Opening Hours: Daily, 10am to 10pm
Address: Jln Penarak, 07000 Kuah, Kedah
Tel: +604 969 8009

Al Ikhsan

This is probably the best store on Langkawi Island. Selling sporting apparel and footwear, Al Ikhsan has some pretty awesome bargains. Nike, Adidas and Reeboks items are reasonably priced; the only downside is the fact that they’re not really the latest designs but really at these prices who’s complaining?

Opening Hours: Daily, 10am to 10pm
Address: 94 Persiaran Putra, Kuah.
Tel: 604 966 7437
Cote De Perfume

This perfume store has the latest designer scents – like DKNY and Dior – at duty-free prices. The shop girls are not exactly friendly but its easy to shop around by yourself. You’ll have a hard time selecting the right scent for as the choice is wide. The store also carries a selection of locally-made fragrances at cheap prices.

Opening Hours: 09:00 – 21:30
Address: 16, Jalan Pandak Mayah 6, Pusat Bandar Kuah
Tel: 604 969 8286
16 Degree Wine Shop

This wine store carries a wide variety of wine selections organized by regions; from Taylor’s to Penfold’s Bin series to St. Andrews’ collections this venue is just brimming with good wine selections. The Coohawarra, Wolf Blass and Meursault bottles are especially reasonably priced.

Opening Hours: 11:00 – 21:30
Address: No 6, Jalan Pandak Mayah, Pusat Bandar Kuah
Tel: +604 969 8285

Perniagaan Haji Ismail Group Sdn. Bhd

There are not many people who can resist the temptation chocolate offers so while you’re here you might as well stock up on your favourite cocoa-indulgences. This store sells a wide assortment of confectionary products and chocolates like Cadbury’s, Ritter Sports and Toblerone, are sold at reasonable prices that you’re not likely to get on the mainland.
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Address: No. 802, 803 & 804, Jalan Pandak Mayah 2, Pusat Bandar Kuah
Tel: 6019 477 2205

Zeno Duty Free Shopping Centre

This is another store that sells the standard duty-free items; however its confectionary collection tends to contain more than a few hidden treasures. You can even find After Eight chocolate thin mints here at dirt cheap prices; promotions on Cadbury’s chocolates are also simply sinful.

Opening Hours: 09:00 – 21:30
Address: 20, 22 & 24, Jalan Pandak Mayah 6, Pusat Bandar Kuah
Tel: 604 969 8289
The Spa Shop

This store sells a plethora of spa supplies that are actually pretty good bargains. It really depends what you’re looking for, as is the story with any of the stores in Kuah. The rice milk loofah soap is especially worth a try. Rather than shelling out big bucks for professional spa treatments, get some supplies from here and bring the spa back home with you.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Address: 52, Jalan Pandak Mayah 5, Pusat Bandar Kuah
Tel: 604 966 8078
Cuban Attitude

The sweet musty smell of cigars permeates throughout this store; this store stocks up on a plethora of cigars and even cigarettes. The cashier will let you browse through the store uninterrupted so you’ll feel quite at ease as you make your selections.

Opening Hours: 09:30 – 22:00
Address: 14, Jalan Pandak Mayah 6, Pusat Bandar Kuah
Tel: +604 969 8282

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