Pulau Perhentian is the perfect place to have a short getaway vacation.

Same as Redang island, the sea water is very clean and clear.

There’s beautiful beach to swim, many good restaurants, and it’s safe for children.

Below are the six reasons why you should visit Perhentian Island.

1. Stunning View

​​Perhentian Island has breathtaking beautiful scenery.

Life on the island is simple and laid-back, relax and carefree.

Especially in good season, there’s blue sky, turquoise clear seawater, nice crystal clear beaches, and beautiful white clouds.

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tourist snorkeling at perhentian island clear sea with plenty fishes swimming around

2. Besar and Kecil

Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil are two islands of Perhentian.

They have different atmosphere and views.

You can take a water taxi across the two islands.

3. Accommodation

There are all kinds of resort in perhentian.​

Some resorts are modern style, and others are wooden authentic style.

They have snorkeling packages which is best for visitor who wants to have snorkeling activities.

You could find budget backpacker dorm without air-con, and also very private fancy luxurious resorts here.

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woman in floral overskirt sitting on boat heading to koh lipe island

4. Boat schedule

The Perhentian boat schedule is more flexible than other islands.

Boat schedules time is ​between 9am – 5pm.

5. Affordable Price 

Perhentian island package price is quite affordable.

You could have a 3d2n package at price starts from RM300+ for one person.

Restaurants, accommodation and souvenirs in Perhentian is cheap as well.

 6. Activities

Perhentian has one of the best marine conservation parks in the world.

You’re able to do water activities at a decent rate , such as jet ski, swimming with sharks, scuba diving.

It is an excellent spot for jungle trekking as well.

Don’t forget to pack sports shoes for your Perhentian trip.

romantic light setting on beach bar in tenggol island

The ambiance in the night is amazing, with fire shows to add to it. 

Quite a few bars are open too, with Shisha available by the beach. 

Seafood here is amazing too.

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You should include Perhentian Island in your bucket list to visit!

Enjoy the beautiful scenery and sea view with your love or your family in Perhentian!

silhouette of a couple kissing at tenggol island beach at sunset

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