KUAH TOWN ON LANGKAWI ISLAND
Kuah is the most important town on Langkawi Island. Though it is not an actual city, local people from Langkawi refer to it as a city. Kuah is a nice and small town with a relaxed atmosphere. There are no big malls, no heavy traffic and also no places to eat on every corner. Langkawi Island has a duty free status. You can buy cheap liquor, cigarettes, fragrances and other souvenirs in Kuah. Kuah has a couple of hotels, but you will find better accommodation outside of the city.