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Perhentian Islands

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คิดถึง Perhantian Island Trangkanu.

I was there since 10 years ago, Now feel again wanna go and visit there. It was really attractive place with a totally natural, a small village living not far from island. If I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sol F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there since 10 years ago, Now feel again wanna go and visit there. It was really attractive place with a totally natural, a small village living not far from island. If I have a chance would prefer to stop by and staying for couple days. Always Perhantian in memories. เกาะ แวะพักที่สวย งดงามและคงไว้ซึ่งธรรมชาติ มาก มีภูเขาให้เดินป่า ลงมาเจอหาดสวย ทะเลใส ตัดกับฟ้าสีคราม คิดถึงครับ

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Thank Sol F
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We been inlove to this island.u can relax and many things to do like water sports, cafe, restaurants, bar or just walk in the beach.. Perfect ideas to get away on the city makes u rejuvinate ur feeling after this trip... Very nature life, u ca go for the small island around visit, swim, see corals, sharks and turtles. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Pulau Perhentian (Malay for Perhentian islands) is a tropical paradise you should definitely visit if you get a chance. It is every bit as beautiful as seen in the pictures. A true getaway to leave the world behind you. Do take a note of the fact that it is only accessible via a 40 min ferry ride from Kuala Besut... More 

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2 Thank KshitijKapoor
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

There are two major islands that you can enjoy. One is Perhentian Kecil (Small) where you can enjoy restaurant, cafe, watersports and enjoy nightlife with lights while you are sitting facing the beach. And the others one is Perhentian Besar(Big) where the beaches having less people, not a lot of restaurant or cafe (mostly provided by the resort), suitable for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a retreat, away from commercial life, this is the place to be. It's like a dream come true. Surrounded by nature, it makes you forget time and date, its so all encompassing. I loved the food...best seafood in Malaysia!!!! It's expensive as compare to the rest of the country but totally worth it. If you... More 

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1 Thank Zoya A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

So many attraction is this island that being separated between small island and big islands. most of the attraction was at big island but no facility like small island so if u want come please well planned and in budget better take by package that will be more cheaper and they will make you feeling good with they service ...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved the perhentains, after backpacking south east Asia for two and a half months, this was definitely our favourite stop. Think white beaches, sunshine and the clearest blue water you'll ever see, it was a week in Paradise. With plenty of snorkelling tours, restaurants and nightlife to keep you busy, it's not hard to find things to do.... More 

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2 Thank Jane M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

You should at least experience Perhentian once in your lifetime and you should do it fast before the big hotels come. For example, when I first visited in 2007, Bubu Long Beach was basically a good clean place to stay while you enjoy the beach. By the time my fourth visit in 2016, it has turned into a full-fledged resort... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

If there is a heaven, Its here.. Water is very clear.At some places corals are dead thats only sad part. People are very friendly. We stayed at mama's chalet on Besar. and visited during Ramadan. So there was almost no night life and most restaurants were closed. Beach on mama's chalet is not great but you will just have to... More 

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Shimla, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

You want to go scuba dive, you want to snorkel, you want views, you want good sea food, you want to see turtles or sharks or amazing fishes or coral, this island has it all. We had a great time doing all these things. I cannot compare it with other islands of Malaysia because I have only gone to this... More 

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