A dream come true for sun-seekers, Pulau Perhentian Besar and Kecil offer amazing views of sparkling white sands and clear blue waters. the excellent visibility makes these island a firm favourite among divers and snorkellers.
Visitors have a choice of staying at Perhentian Besar (the larger island) or Perhentian Kecil (the smaller one). A 10-minute boat ride is all it takes to get from one island to the other.
While Perhentian Kecil has a lively, upbeat atmosphere with plenty of chalets and chic beach cafes, its neighbour has a quieter ambience with comparatively larger resorts and restaurants.
Access to the islands is via a 45-minute boat ride from kuala Besut Jetty on the mainland.
- try island-hopping
- go diving at tokong laut to see bamboo sharks
- go on a banana boat ride or try canoeing
- enjoy the sun and sea breeze