Location: On the northernmost tip of Langkawi Island
Highlights: Casuarina Trees, Mangroves, etc
How To Reach: OOne can easily reach here by hiring taxis, or by
boarding buses from the island.
Tanjung Rhu Beach is a pleasing beach on the northernmost tip of
Langkawi Island. This lengthy beach is tasseled by casuarina trees which
actually bestowed name to the beach (since 'Tanjung' means cape and
'Rhu' means casuarina). Probably, that's why, it is also called
Casuarina Beach. Like most of the beaches of Langkawi, Pantai Tanjung
Rhu is also marked by white sands and sparkling waters.
It is the tranquility of this beach that calls upon travelers to
splurge in natural beauty and calm surroundings. You can also stumble
upon some really nice corals on the shoreline. It is also a great place
for engage into snorkeling. Pantai Tanjung Rhu has several accommodation
options that provide decent services. Moreover, there are souvenir shops
and a few restaurants to offer you the best of Langkawi.
Besides, you can go for island-hopping and enjoy long walks. There are
numerous caves and mangrove swamps close by for you to explore. In fact,
during a low tide, you can actually walk across a sandy stretch to the
rocky outcrop of Pulau Chabang. Sail to the nearby islands and check out
the limestone formations plus the exotic vegetation. To put in concise
terms, Tanjung Rhu Beach is a nice place to go and experience the