Tanjung Rhu Resort

The romance factor: Set on an otherwise-deserted white sand bay at the northern tip of Langkawi, lapped by the warm waters of the Andaman Sea and surrounded by mangroves, this five-star resort is perfect for couples seeking a luxurious, secluded escape.

The hotel: Tanjung Rhu is fronted by a 1.5-mile stretch of beach and features three swimming pools, the restaurants, water sports, a spa, nature trails, sunset cruises and mangrove river boat trips. Rooms have balconies and some have a Jacuzzi.

Stay: Seven nights costs from £1,315 per person with Key2Holidays (www.key2holidays.co.uk) and from £1,595 with Thomson Tailormade (www.thomsontailormade.com), both on a B&B basis including flights and transfers. The resort’s Romance Package offers a private sunset beach barbecue, star gazing with a computer-controlled telescope and a couples’ spa treatment.


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