Just off the coast of West Malaysia, Perhentian Islands offer access to sandy beaches, azure seas, and dense green jungles providing a home for many wild animals. Ideal for snorkelers, most of the islands' beaches feature shallow waters, frequented by cuttlefish, parrotfish, and rays. Scuba divers can take advantage of various reefs and wrecks, swarming with marine life. If you can bear to drag yourself away from your perfect spot on the sand, the islands' interiors provide jungle trekking, with monitor lizards, giant spiders, and the occasional monkey. Restaurants, bars, and resorts on the two main islands provide dining and entertainment. Take the guesswork out of planning a Pulau Perhentian Besar vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
Tours to Perhentian Islands
$15 BOOK WITH VIATOR Half Day Snorkeling from Perhentian Island Terengganu
Duration: 150 to 180 minutes
Perhentian Islands reviews
1. Hey travelers, Perhentian Island located at Kuala Besut, Besut District, Terengganu. 2. Perhentian Islands had two main islands and we called Perhentian Kecil (located Long Beach) and... more »
Beautiful island, white sandy beach, clear and calm water. Wonderful place to chillax with friends and family. more »
One of the best marine conservation parks in the world. Excellent spot for snorkeling and scuba diving. You can find monitor lizards in this island forests.
Awesome! One of the best island in Malaysia, amazing place❤️
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