Getting married in Langkawi: an exclusive destination wedding

wedding arc for ceremony on the beach
Langkawi Wedding - Beach Wedding

A destination wedding is the dream of every couple looking to tie the knot. Weddings are all about having a perfect experience at the perfect location for the perfect couple to be. Sandy beaches and lush forests of Langkawi; a magical destinations that have something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a simple ceremony or going all out for a luxurious grand affair, a plethora of resorts and venues on the island will satisfy everyone’s needs. Read ahead to know more about planning your dream wedding in Langkawi. 

People getting married on the beach in Langkawi, Malaysia
Langkawi Beach Wedding


It has to be perfect” are the words often heard by wedding planners, and anything less is not an option. The selection of the venue is where all planning starts. The coastlines and rainforest of Langkawi offer a range of venues for all wedding themes. 

Beach venue

The classic beach wedding with nature decorating the backdrop using white surf and blue ocean. The tropical island of Langkawi is well known for memorable beach weddings. Most luxury resorts have exclusive beaches and offer wedding planning services. Sunset weddings are most sought after due to vibrant colours and photo opportunities. The Datai Langkawi’s long stretch of white sand beach is perfect for a seaside wedding. The Andaman, a Luxury Collection Resort, also offers a luxurious beach wedding experience with A to Z planning. 

Datai-Bay- Langkawi Resorts - Langkawi Beach Weddings
The Datai Langkawi Wedding

Beyond the beach

If sand and surf is not your dream location, forest venues pay homage to the lush rainforest of Langkawi and create a natural ambience. The Datai Langkawi, nestled next to the rainforest, offers amazing natural settings only a step away from luxury. If you prefer a well-groomed garden with colonial architecture as your wedding theme, The Danna Langkawi is the place to consider. Customised wedding plans with luxury suites are available to accommodate a large number of guests. The Temple Tree Resort is also a unique venue option. The resort has several individual heritage buildings that create a rustic and intimate wedding atmosphere. Each building is unique; words like vintage style and luxury are synonymous with planning a wedding here.

The Danna Langkawi Wedding

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When to plan the wedding

December to February is the busiest time in Langkawi, and lots of tourists flow in during holidays. The dry and pleasant weather is suitable for outdoor ceremonies. Prices will be high at this time of the year, though, and it is best to start planning way in advance. March to August sees fewer tourists and prices are reasonable with the weather being mostly pleasant.

Honeymoon in Langkawi

Post wedding travel in Langkawi is ideal for newlyweds to celebrate their love and create romantic memories for life. Luxury spa treatment, romantic cable car ride and other couple-oriented activities will bring relaxation and rejuvenation that soaks away the tiredness of a wedding and fills your heart with warm honeymoon bliss. 

Wedding love locks on the fence (Langkawi, Malaysia)
Wedding love locks on the fence (Langkawi, Malaysia)

Langkawi is a part of Malaysia and before planning to exchange vows in Langkawi, it is best to familiarized yourself with the legal requirements of getting married in Malaysia. Non-Muslim couples are required to register their marriage at the National Registration Department (Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara) or the Malaysian Embassy or Consulate in their home country. It may be necessary to register the marriage with the Registrar at Langkawi which might involve some documentation. It is best to engage the services of a wedding planner through the resort.

Romantic wedding ceremony decor on the beach

Planning a wedding is a joyous yet intricate endeavour that demands careful attention to detail, creativity, and a touch of magic. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony or a grand celebration, let Langkawi turn your wedding dreams into reality. As you embark on this adventure, remember to embrace the beauty of the island and let it bring your love story to life. 

While we are on the topic of love, keep reading with The 6 Most Romantic Things to do in Langkawi.