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Beach

Pantai Rekreasi Kastam

Only a 10-minute drive from luxurious beach Tanjung Rhu, the lesser known Pantai Rekreasi Kastam offers an equally pristine beach lined with comfy lounge chairs under colorful beach umbrellas. Located beside the prestigious Four Season's Resort's private beach, visitors here can indulge in a world-class beach without the price tag.

Beachgoers can soak up the sun with a good book, take a soothing dip in the cool ocean, or even hire a jet-ski to soar over across the sea. Activities including lounge hire, jet-ski rental, island-hopping tours, and mangrove tours can all be organized through a small hut on the beach.

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Price

Free

Time Spent

1-3hours

Fitness level: Easy

Hours

24 hours7 days

Look Around

Beach umbrellas and lounges
Nation flags near activity stallNation flags near activity stall
Small food standSmall food stand
Food & Drink areaFood & Drink area
Dining & activity areas

Who Will Like Pantai Rekreasi Kastam

Relaxation Guru

Hire a beach umbrella and lounge to spend an afternoon relaxing beside the sparkling coastline. Maybe join in a game of beach volleyball.

Nature Lover

Visit in the evening to watch an exquisite sunset, or book a mangrove tour to witness rare wildlife like otters, kingfishers, and mudskippers.

Luxury Maven

Book a stay at luxurious resort, The Four Seasons. Enough said.

Thrill Seeker

Hire a jet ski and explore the open waters with the wind in your hair.

Fun Expert

Take advantage of the wide stretch of sand and play a game of frisbee with your friends.

Insider Tips For Pantai Rekreasi Kastam

A pair of lounge chairs with a beach umbrella can be rented from the beachfront hut for RM50 (USD$11.73) per day. This can be negotiated down to RM35 (USD$8.21) for 1 hour.

Where Is It

Jalan Tanjung Rhu, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

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How To Get There

Car

Small sand parking area for cars.

Free

Driving directions... Walking directions from car...

Motorbike

Small sand parking area with plenty of space for scooters and motorbikes.

Walking directions from motorbike...

Rideshare

Grab drivers pick up and drop off at main parking area.

What To Bring

Do:
  • Sun protection like hat and sunscreen.
  • Beach towel and swimsuit.
  • Cash for lounge chair rental.
  • Book to read while relaxing.
  • Frisbee, ball, or other beach games.
Don't:
  • Valuable belongings like passport, jewelry, or large amounts of cash.

Tech & Photography

Wifi

Public wifi access: None

Photography

Photography allowed: Yesflash is ok

Tripod allowed: Yes

Selfie sticks allowed: Yes

Best time to shoot: Sunset

Tips: The colorful beach umbrellas make for a stunning shot contrasting against the white sand and blue waters.

Drones

Drones allowed: Yes (subject to national/regional rules)

Bags

Backpacks allowed: Yes

Secured bag lockers available: No

Food & Drink

A small shack selling local meals like laksa, snacks like popcorn and chips, and cold drinks like fresh coconuts is located under a shady tree near the parking area. A handful of other restaurants like the popular Scarborough Fish & Chips are a 5-minute walk southwest along the coast.

Backstory

Tanjung Rhu's secluded location away from the hustle and bustle of Pantai Cenang and Kuah has attracted a handful of luxury resorts and is considered one of the most prestigious districts of Langkawi. The area's most popular beach, Tanjung Rhu is ideal for swimming and sunbaking, but not watersports, sending the region's jet-ski enthusiast 10-minutes south to Pantai Rekreasi Kastam.

Etiquette

Do:
  • Take photos of jet skis before hiring to avoid being charged for damage you didn't cause.
Don't:
  • Use beach lounges or umbrellas unless hired from staff.

Scorecard

Best Parts:
  • Crystal clear and warm water ideal for swimming.
  • Availability of beach lounges and umbrellas for hire.
  • Quiet and uncrowded compared to many other beaches in Langkawi.
  • Wide stretch of sand plenty of space for swimming without getting to close to other visitors.
Could Be Better:
  • Lack of shade to escape the hot sun.
  • Lack of facilities like toilets and changing rooms.
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