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Perhentian Islands

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Nice beaches and snorkel but expensive

Nice beaches and snorkel but expensive, limited dining options, no tourist attractions. Walked... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eva C
Nice and chilly beaches

Nice crystal clear beaches, not much turistic attractions, very limited restaurants options but if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“small island” (12 reviews)
“long beach” (27 reviews)
“coral view” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice beaches and snorkel but expensive, limited dining options, no tourist attractions. Walked kecil. That was nice. Seen read sharks, fish, said, turtle. More turtles to see in Gill islands Indonesia and less expensive. It was £6 a night when 3 of us shared bed...More

Thank Eva C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice crystal clear beaches, not much turistic attractions, very limited restaurants options but if you look for the ultimate wild island experience, this is the right place! best seasos to go is from March to late October 🌴😎

Thank fraimpe83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Among the three spots, redang, lang tengah and perhentian island, perhentian island is be the best place for snorkeling or diving for beginners in views of its crystal clear water, very nice corals near the beach and very calm and steady wave. Therefore, for those...More

Thank terrykow
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We've stayed 4 nights in Tunabay resort which is totally recommended by me on the big island. The beach is very clean and the hotel personnel is friendly. We have walked around the resort and when we walked till the south part of the island...More

1  Thank Anita G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It was suddenly decided one day before going and we made it. Yes, last minute plan worked. We went to PP, from jetty we took the boat to the island. The journey itself was amazing, having to view the beautiful sceneries all the way. Since...More

Thank Sharmila G
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We stayed on Long Beach, Kecil for 4 nights during a backpacking trip. We were recommended the smaller island as better for backpackers and it did not disappoint. The beach is white and the water is the clearest I have ever seen. It was beautifully...More

1  Thank Anya W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Before you take a boat to islands you have to pay conservation fee. I'm fine with that if island would be clean! But when we got to the small island named Kecil it was so dirty and stinky there:( why do we pay the money?...More

7  Thank Yulia S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed on the smaller island in the long beach area. Absolutely gorgeous views. The sand is soft and the water is crystal clear. A real paradise island. However in the background there is a lot of rubbish but that isn't a problem on the...More

1  Thank Alessia M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed on the 'big' island for 4 nights. It is a truly idyllic place - clear blue sea, white sand, palm trees..... it is very hot though! Make sure to take sunscreen & a hat, we both got burned. We stayed at the Barat, near...More

2  Thank Esther Z
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I stayed on Perhentian Besar at the Coral View Island Resort, which was only a few minutes' walk fromTurtle Bay. This bay is reasonably shallow and the water is pretty free of currents, making it safe to swim out from the shore itself (if you're...More

6  Thank Emma R
Nearby Restaurants
Ewan Cafe
350 reviews
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The Barat Perhentian Restaurant
76 reviews
1.32 km away
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30 reviews
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Ombak Cafe Perhentian Island
119 reviews
3.98 km away
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Echo C
Hi all.. we will be travelling from Perhentian to Redang on 28 June 2017. Anyone want to share charter boat to Redang?
8 May 2017|
Response from Sarah B |
I would but we're missing you by 2 days! Good luck!
I am going in July as a family of 4, the accommodation on booking . com etc seems a bit limited and more expensive than I was expecting/had been advised it would be. Is there a lot of accommodation on the islands which isn't listed online, should I risk it and just pitch up or can anyone recommend a budget beach hut? Thanks
3 May 2017|
Response from Alessia M | Reviewed this property |
There is other accommodation available that isn't on booking. com. The resorts online tend to be the more expensive places with air con and electricity. We stayed in a cheaper place which was just a bed in a hut. Was really... More