A Super-Yacht Sunset Cruise around Langkawi, Malaysia

If you’ve ever been to Malaysia or South East Asian islands, you will know that the coastlines surrounding them are some of the most beautiful in the world. If you haven’t ever been, let me tell you the story of my sunset cruise experience.

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Despite the 19 hours of travelling and impending jet lag starting to creep in, we were straight into our press trip itinerary as soon as we landed in Langkawi. After a quick freshen up in the hotel, it was back out to enjoy a sunset cruise around Langkawi Island. On the way there I could feel the tiredness start to kick in, but I pushed on through.

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We arrived at The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club and were greeted by a lots of friendly faces welcoming us to the tour. We were guided through the club and down on to the marina, which was lined with glamorous super yachts and sailing yachts of all shapes and sizes. Having spent many summers as a on sailing holidays with my family, I felt right at home and being on the marina brought back many teenage memories.

Our vessel for the night was a stunning white super-yacht with a huge top deck with plenty of space for lazing in the sun. I joked to the captain that it it’s the kind of yacht for shooting music videos on, to which he replied to me ‘well Pit Bull has thrown a party on here’. Not the response I was expecting but hugely amusing all the same!

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As music started to play through the speakers and a warm breeze hit my skin I slowly started to perk up and found myself on a second wind (if sailing through Malaysian waters on Pitbull’s super yacht isn’t enough to pick you up I don’t know what is).

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It took about an hour and a half to reach the sunset spot, during which we chatted, lazed in the sun and drank good wine. The golden hues of the evening made the scenery look absolutely beautiful and I found myself ‘having a moment’ to think about how amazingly lucky I was to be there.

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We anchored between two large cliff rocks ready and as the sun slowly went down the began to glow a gorgeous golden pinky colour. With a dramatic backdrop of clouds, it was one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever seen. After the sun had gone down we enjoyed a delicious Malaysian buffet for dinner that was served on the top deck, along with lots more wine. The whole experienced had perked everyone up and was a real bonding experience for the first night of our press trip.

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If you enjoyed reading this post please leave me a comment in the box below and let me know! It makes my day to receive your comments and I endeavour to reply to every single one, so please leave your mark! Jess x

This tour was provided complimentary by Naam Boat Tours as part of my blogger press trip with Malaysia Airlines, The Danna Hotel Langkawi and The Banjaran Hotel Ipoh.

Photo Credit Wahaza Extra

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9 Comments

  1. 18th December 2014 / 12:39 pm

    Wow – I’ve been checking out your Instagram pics but so much better seeing them full screen – absolutely stunning! And you look amazing in your yellow dress <3 Definitely getting me excited for Asia in January – it just looks so beautiful xxx

    • 26th December 2014 / 3:58 pm

      Aw thanks so much for your lovely comment Lucy! Thats amazing where are you off to in January? xx

      • 28th December 2014 / 3:49 pm

        No problem 🙂 I’m off to Thailand first, plus Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and maybe Indonesia… then Oz & NZ, hopefully with a stop in Fiji & Bali as well! So excited! xxx

  2. 14th December 2014 / 4:54 pm

    I visited Langkawi 2 summers ago and it was absolutely amazing. Since I’ve left all I’ve been thinking about is going back! Your post just brings back all the memories. (:

    • 26th December 2014 / 3:59 pm

      So glad my post brought back some memories Ann. It really is a magical place 🙂

  3. 6th November 2014 / 4:09 pm

    It was a pleasure having you all and look forward to welcoming you back .. Hello from all at Team Naam.

    • 10th November 2014 / 8:24 pm

      Thank you to all the NAAM team and thank you for your comment! See you again soon.

    • 2nd November 2014 / 7:35 pm

      Thanks Michaela, it was absolutely perfect! xx