Located 21 km off coast of Terengganu, Perhentian Islands attracts thousands of tourists every year. Perhentian consist of two islands, namely Pulau Perhentian Besar (Large Perhentian Island) and Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian Island). Discover the magnificent marine life under the crystal clear water. Feel the South China Sea hot air breezing and relax on the white sandy beach under the sun.
How to Get to Perhentian Islands
The only way to get to this beautiful islands is by speed boat that are only depart from Kuala Besut Jetty
Departures times from Kuala Besut to Perhentian Islands : No fixed schedule
Departures times from Perhentian Islands to Kuala Besut : 8:00 a.m, 12:00 p.m and 4:00 p.m.
Speed Boat Fares(one-way) : MYR35 for each person
Where To Stay
If you are coming with your family or your friends, then Perhentian Besar is a perfect choice to enjoy your holiday here. Perhentian Besar offers better infrastructure and more developed than Perhentian Kecil. But if you are running on low budget, you can choose to stay at Perhentian Kecil which offers lower rates than Perhentian Besar.
Below is Top 10 places to stay, chosen by tourists of Perhentian Islands.
- Alunan Resort(8.8/10)
- Bubu Villa(8.7/10)
- Tuna Bay Island Resort(8.5/10)
- Bubu Resort(8.3/10)
- Mimpi Perhentian(8.3/10)
- Suhaila Palace(8.0/10)
- Ombak Resort Perhentian Island(7.7/10)
- The Barat Perhentian(7.8/10)
- Pulau Perhentian Nemo Chalet(7.7/10)
- Flora Bay 1(7.7/10)
Top Places To Eat
Perhentian Kecil Island
- Bayu Restaurant
- Ewan’s Café & Restaurant
- Matahari Chalet & Restaurant
- Belinda Café
- Crocodile Rock Bistro
- Awatif Café
- Perhentian Café
- Medan Selera Kampung Nelayan
Perhentian Besar Island
- Alur Pinang
- Blue Paradise
Things to Do
There not too much activities you can enjoy on this island. However these activties will make you never forget this island.
- Scuba Diving(The most popular activity on this island)
- Jungle Trekking