Nestled in the heart of Langkawi on Bukit Malut, the 99 East Golf Course in Langkawi is one of the best places to visit in Malaysia! Not only is it a premier golfing destination, it is also a nature destination with a unique island lifestyle and an ecological thumbprint geared towards conservation! Famed as one of the best things to do in Langkawi, the 99 East Golf Course is a fusion of nature, sport, sumptuous dining and glorious panoramas of land and ocean!
With the motto ‘Langkawi Living’, 99 East Golf Course is a happening destination in Langkawi that is not only the first integrated residential and resort development in Langkawi, but also a place where one can relax, unwind and enjoy the sorcery that is golf! Let’s take a look at what makes the 99 East Golf Course one of the more interesting places to visit in Langkawi!
Ideally nestled at Bukit Malut on sea-front property, the 99 East Golf Course is easy to get to from either Kuah Town or Pantai Cenang! This amazing golf property showcases the exquisite 99 East Golf Club, the World-Class Championship 99 East Golf Course, the sumptuous low-density villas for golf enthusiasts wishing to stay within easy reach of the Golf Course, the famed 99 East Residences and a host of chic eateries and boutique hotels in close proximity! All in all, it’s the golf dream for anyone looking to enjoy the game and experience one of the best tourist attractions in Malaysia!
The 99 East Golf Course is a championship 18-hole-par-72 golf course which has been deemed as one of the best in Southeast Asia for its unique design, stunning backdrop featuring rainforests and mountains and challenge provided to avid golfers who come from all across the globe to play here! Designed by Ross Watson, a renowned golf architect of no small import, this course measures in at 7330 yards, almost all of it sea-front!
Amalgamating a distinct Malaysian touch showcased by rice field terraces that fringe the length of the course with the typical golf course setting of bunkers, sand traps and water hazards, the 99 East Golf Course bring in a totally unique perspective to the game! The best part of the course is considered to be the first five holes, which take you all the way to the top where panoramic views of Mat Cinchang and the ten-million year-old rainforest await to greet you in all their glory! Following these, the course falls downwards, towards the luxurious wetlands beheld by a stunning lake!
Managed by the world-renowned Troon Golf of the United States, 99 East Golf Course is a world-class golf course with state-of-the-art amenities such as a modern driving range, an amazing eatery for golfers and their families known as the Yard Arm Café and an exquisite clubhouse with splendid views of the ocean and the mountains! So if you’re looking for things to do in Malaysia, this is it!
Considering the fact that some of the holes played are over and within the rainforests of Langkawi, it is important to follow eco-tourism principles and avoid damage to the environment. Remember, these rainforests are millions of years old, which is why we need to do our utmost to protect them. Please avoid littering and all other sorts of pollution.