Kedah is a haven for sports enthusiasts or those seeking recreational holidays. Most hotels and resorts are well laid out with amenities and infrastructures for visitors to partake in any activities e it water based, out door or golfing.
With a natural setting of varied landscape and sunshine all year round, Kedah hosts a wide range of challenging sports events. Information pertaining to the annual calendar event is easily obtainable at any of the hotels in which the visitors are put up.
Over the years Kedah has been gearing itself for all types of outdoor sports and recreational with a focus on water based activities. Wind surfing, canoeing, swimming, board sailing, pleasure cruises, rock climbing, jungle trekking are some of the activities which are popular among tourists. There are also jet-skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling. The sea and the inland lakes are idle venues for such activities.
Whether you opt for golfing or scuba diving, wind surf with the trade winds, test your endurance and stamina on a gruelling mountain trek or idle on golden sandy beach beneath a gently swaying Palm tree there are plenty more activities to experience while in Kedah. The tropically landscaped golf courses of Kedah offer unique golfing experience. Golfers will definitely be rewarded with great round of golf at various championship held throughout the year.
Or just wait for the end of the year when the biannually held Langkawi international Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition or known as LIMA, is held in the tourism island of Langkawi. This is the regions showcase of the latest in aerospace, naval and air defence and civil aviation.
Catch the daily air shows or get on board some of the best naval ships from participating countries. Another prestigious happening '"Langkawi is the “LeTour De Langkawi" which is flagged off in Kedah. The cycling event, which is a gathering of some of the best pedal power in the world, is fast becoming another "Tour De France” in the world cycling map. Fishing is another sport which could be a hit with visitors as there are a wide variety of freshwater fish in Kedah.