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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great time and it was really cheap. Nice quiet place to visit and do some nice scuba diving.

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came in October and it's the end of the season. It's a beautiful white sandy beach and crystal clear water and not so many tourists at this time of the year. Though the beach amazing but you see a lot of trash everywhere at...More

2  Thank mingzhu03
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Perhentian island is still intact from the bustling tourists traffic in Malaysia. The island has very clear water and you can enjoy scuba diving to explore the colorful coral reefs. There are a couple of professional scuba diving guides to help you. They charge a...More

1  Thank Quratulanz
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Please see the video in internet titled: «Perhentian islands is a scam». It's the mere truth! I have realized this video in the end of 2018, I'm shocked!

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

So after a pretty bad disappointment with the Kapas island I really, really needed a fix. And I got it here. I don't snorchel nor dive,  yet I'm a pretty serious sea and beach junkie. I have stayed in Besar (Abdul's chalets for which I'll...More

Thank V1030BCsoniar
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

crystal blue and clear water of perhentian. a good plave to relax and have peace of mind .sometimes need to get away in the city and let yourself explore in nature.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I went with my sister and we really enjoyed our time on the islands. We were concerned about not having enough cash but both the hotels we stayed at accepted card and our dive school accepted PayPal. For food / drinks, it’s easy to spend...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Travel by small boat ferry from Kuala Besat easy to get tickets no need to book in advance plenty of boats heading out takes about 20 mins. Not sure when they start but have got from 9am to 11am on a few occasions. They normally...More

2  Thank M8740BSjameso
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We actually very much enjoyed our 5 days on the big island : very nice snorkeling spots, possibility to swim with black-tip sharks, sea-turtles, to see malaysian komodo dragons. However, I really don't consider it normal that we have to pay a conservation fee before...More

5  Thank naessetetu
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Super clear water with extensive fauna and Flora .... Fishes accompanied by amazing coral reefs make it a heavenly place ....

2  Thank Syam_Azher
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DonaldC3
4 August 2018|
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Response from Adam F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we've been there in second half of Feb. 2018. It was even slightly before the season starts so going there in Dec/Jan I think is not possible - it's monsoon period. Officially season starts in March, but for us second... More
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Response from Juju Z | Reviewed this property |
you can do trekking at the Long Island beach.
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