One of the most known islands of Langkawi Pulau Beras Basah (The Island of Wet Rice) is located at the west end of Langkawi. The best way to get to the Island is to have a 4 hours Island Hopping tour, provided by almost every travel agency in Langkawi. It offers to take you to three different Islands which are Dayang Bunting, Singa Besar and Beras Basah.
Pulau Beras Basah is famous for its beautiful white sandy beaches with crystal clear blue waters and the rich mystifying forest with magnificent mountains in the background. It an ideal place for you to get away for a while and indulge yourself in the beauty of nature.
Besides its pristine white sand beaches, it offers other interesting activities too including Para sailing; snorkeling, banana boat ride swimming or you can just bathe and relax under the sun. You might be able to see a group of around 40-50 playful dolphins as they show up only occasionally.
When the sea is perforated by strong waves, the mountains surface of this island makes it an appropriate refuge for fishermen to protect themselves from the stormy winds.
Pulau Beras Basah is an uninhabited and not well-developed Island which has enabled it to maintain its beauty and peace. There are a few basic facilities available like stalls of soft drinks and washrooms. This island is also a home to monkeys and you must be careful with your food and other stuff as they have a tendency to sneak and grab your things!