The Langkawi islands offer many appealing features that will capture the interest of the visitor. Visitors interested in beach resorts Langkawi offers will find an exemplary accommodation in The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa. This attractive resort offers excellent rooms and service in an appealing setting.

Bird lovers visiting these idyllic islands should make it a point to visit the delightful Langkawi Bird Paradise. This splendid park which occupies an area of 5 acres was opened to the public in 2002. Langkawi Bird Paradise takes the form of a vast garden and features more than 2,500 attractive birds representing no less than 150 different species. Some of the highlights at the park are its owls, canaries, toucans, eagles, flamingos and hornbills. Another attractive feature of the park is its well-designed aviary which visitors may actually walk into. You will also see a manmade 15m tall waterfall which blends in well with the park’s layout.

Langkawi Bird Paradise has the distinction of having been the groundbreaking fully enclosed wildlife sanctuary in the entirety of Asia. About 1,500 of the birds fly fairly freely, and present a delightful sight for the enthusiastic birdwatcher. Many of the sections of the park have been constructed so as to replicate the native habitats of the birds so that the birds of each species will feel at home. Visitors will have the opportunity to feed the birds and may purchase specially prepared bags of food for the avian denizens.

This entrancing bird park is located in the environs of the Gunung Raya hills and is therefore a popular attraction for the numerous tourists who tour the area, particularly in rainy weather. Within the park you will find a Crystal Gallery which displays various crystal ornaments. Another attraction at the park is its well-stocked souvenir shop where visitors will be able to purchase an array of souvenirs and knickknacks with avian themes. Visiting Langkawi Bird Paradise is sure to be a rewarding experience.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.