Discover Local Fishing Traditions at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Designed by fisherman Pak Din—who uses it as his base to haul in the Andaman Sea’s bounty for the resort—the stilted structure provides a window into a fading indigenous tradition.

Photo: Four Seasons Resort Langkawi

Dining on local seafood is a must while in Malaysia, but what if you could meet the man who caught your dinner? Four Seasons Resort Langkawi allows you to do just that with the newly opened Rumah Ikan Fish House off its private beach.

Designed by fisherman Pak Din—who uses it as his base to haul in the Andaman Sea’s bounty for the resort—the stilted structure provides a window into a fading indigenous tradition, and is just the spot for guests to try their hand at age-old fishing methods under the guidance of Pak Din himself.

More information here.

This article originally appeared in the October/November 2019 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Gone Fishing”).

Share this Article