Winter 2019

10 Sep19535 Malaysia is a country of outstanding beauty, with lush forests and flawless beaches at every turn. Visitors can experience everything that the gorgeous island of Langkawi has to offer from a hotel that is a traveller’s dream; The Smith House. Whether choosing to pamper oneself at the hotel, or explore outwards across the whole island, discover why this establishment is the island’s most outstanding boutique hotel for 2019 in LUXlife. Everyone knows the name Smith. Whether it be due to the common John Smith, the worldfamous actor Will Smith, or the dulcet tones of Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Sam Smith, the name Smith inspires familiarity and comfort. Aiming to the name that inspires recognition across the island of Langkawi and the entirety of the Malaysian mainland, The Smith House is undoubtedly one of the island’s most outstanding boutique hotels. Perfectly situated just 1.1km from Langkawi International Airport, guests can seamlessly travel from cabin to concierge in a matter of moments. For those guests who wisely book directly with The Smith House, a free hotel limousine pick-up from the airport is provided for complete convenience. However, there are also always taxis ready and waiting to deliver guests straight to the hotel as quickly and safely as possible. Upon arrival, guests are greeted with enthusiastic hospitality and limitless desire to make every aspect of any stay as memorable as possible. From the check-in smile, welcome drinks and cold towel, to the check-out well wishes and everything in between, no job or request is too big or small for this team of passionate, driven and committed staff at The Smith House. Having checked in, each of the 75 rooms boast tranquillity and modernity, no matter the size. The perfect way to unwind having explored the island, there are a wide variety of rooms at The Smith House, from straightforward comforts, to spacious luxury. For the single explorer, the Single Smith comes equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities, HD television, IPTV, free high-speed internet access, secure thumb print safety deposit box, minibar, rainfall shower, breakfast and luxuriously sassy bed. In stark contrast, the Smith Studio offers 430 square ft of unmatched comfort. Built for families to experience opulence at its finest, the studio space boasts two king-size beds, and a mass of space for littles ones to run around and explore. High-definition televisions with IPTV and high-speed Wi-Fi capabilities ensure that children don’t have to go without their favourite characters, and gorgeous open windows mean that every day at The Smith House can be greeted with unparalleled views and renewed excitement. Once suitably rested and ready to face the day, guests at The Smith House have the perfect base from which to explore all the outstanding attractions that the island of Langkawi can offer. Whether seeking the abundance of variety at the night markets, or the vivacity of the Underwater World at Cenang Beach, there is sure to be something for every visitor to the island. Night markets are one of the best ways to experience the culture of Malaysia, held daily across the island. Guests can discover them in popular locations such as Padang Matsirat, Pantai Cenang, and Kuah, and they are lively affairs where many local traders come to display their assortment of wares. A bustling hive of activity, the most local market takes place on Sunday nights and is just half a kilometre away from the hotel. With flavourful food and a wealth of products that are easy on the wallet, night markets are a must-see for travellers wanting an authentic Malaysian shopping experience. For those seeking more natural beauty, the beach at Pantai Cenang and Seven Walls Waterfall offer two of the most outstanding experiences that must be on the itinerary. The beach is the island’s busiest and most popular, boasting more than two kilometres of pure white sand, crystal-clear waters and a myriad of water sports, making it perfect for sunbathers and adrenaline-seekers alike. The waterfall, touted as the island’s most beautiful, is well-worth the 600-stair climb for the unrivalled views and natural serenity. Both are some way from The Smith House, but transfers are available for guests to make use of. Once back at the hotel and suitably relaxed once more, there is plenty for guests to do. The Smith House library invites guests to snuggle up with a riveting read, either borrowed Malaysian Hotel Marries Modernity and Magnificence