Pantai Tengah has many restaurants, clubs and resorts, but does not boast many shopping opportunities apart from a small complex which houses a number of souvenir outlets situated along the beach strip. While duty-free shops in Langkawi are well-frequented for their cheap chocolates, cosmetics, and liquor, handmade souvenirs, Knick knacks and handicrafts still remain relatively pricey.
Traveling in Malaysia is quite convenient since it has some major bus terminals and express buses are the preferred mode of transport here. Tickets for which can be booked online from redbus.my.
Sunday Home Decor
Boasting upscale furniture at affordable prices, Sunday Home Decor is a two-storey establishment which also houses a restaurant and bar. With over 3,000 exquisitely crafted items for sale, this store is the perfect place to shop for unique home furniture and quaint souvenirs for loved ones back home. Featuring posh, upscale and environmentally-friendly decorative pieces, Sunday Home Decor’s collection comes from Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. Even guests who visit the restaurant for its array of western and local cuisine can’t help but be inspired by Sunday Home Decor’s eclectic interior design.
Sunflower Handicrafts shop
Sunflower Handicrafts Shop, located at Pantai Tengah's Sunmall stretch, offers unique handicrafts, knick knacks and traditional artwork. Its bright bold red and black walls are decorated with Southeast Asian artwork, resulting in a modern yet eclectic ambience. Guests can browse through Sunflower Handicrafts Shop’s beautiful selection of exquisite handcrafted items from the Southeast Asian regions such as Thailand, Malaysia, and Cambodia. Perfect as gifts and personal home decorations, this store features an impressive array of masks, figurines and flatware.
Gaya Minami Handicrafts
Gaya Minami Handicrafts, situated in Pantai Tengah, offers a large variety of souvenirs, apparels, and handicrafts from Langkawi, Borneo and Thailand. Gaya Minami Handicrafts offers products ranging from souvenir items such as pewter, candles, batik clothing and aromatherapy oils to fashion accessories such as handbags and shoes. This humble-looking store is well-frequented for its traditional cosmetic products which are made with gamat (sea cucumber). Rich in protein, vitamins and minerals, gamat is widely used for its medicinal properties as well as for treating skin ailments such as acne and pigmentation.