In The News 1994

Forest Hideaway

Forest Hideaway
A fusion of eco‘tourism and luxury make The Datai Resort, situated in 1800 acres of primary rain forest on North‘west Langkawi, the most talked about resort development in Southeast Asia. Sceptical of the developer's claims I joined six other guests on an early morning forest walk led by the Datai's resident naturalist, Irshad. As we walked out of the resort's gates Irshad earnestly explained “the rain forest in this part of Langkawi is around 110-120 million years old." All around us were towering buttress root trees up to 50metres in height. Suddenly five Great Hornbills interrupted the lec...
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