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Try Our langkawi Blaque Villa HomeStay for the most beautiful kampung view

Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve their language ability. 

While homestays can occur in any destination worldwide, some countries do more to encourage homestay than others as a means of developing their tourism industry. Hosting a homestay participant also allows the local family to earn some additional, needed income. Having low profitability, as it is, homestay can not be regarded as strictly commercial activity, but more of cross cultural exchange.
Types of homestays
Homestay scenarios can range from a completely immersive family experience, to a very basic room rental.

In the immersive family experience a homestay guest lives, eats, and shares the majority of their time in the host country with the hosts and their family. Family events such as dining out, amusement parks,…