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Turtle Sanctuary Beach

Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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A great beach!

You can only get here by boat and it is a short boat ride from Perhentian Island Resort (PIR... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Batam Center, Indonesia
Let’s catch turtle

Many size of turtle you can found here while you go for snorkeling. The more fun when go for dive... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

You can only get here by boat and it is a short boat ride from Perhentian Island Resort (PIR) beach. A great beach to swim and relax. There are no amenties or stalls here. It is other beach goers, you and nature. While I read...More

Thank Justint1983
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Many size of turtle you can found here while you go for snorkeling. The more fun when go for dive, you can touch the turtle and play with them.

Thank MustaqimJunoh
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Access is via kayak, water taxi or snorkelling tour. For us - it was literally 3-4 minutes boat drive from the Barat, where we were staying. As well as stunning white sand, crystal clear water & easy & accessible snorkelling - apparently because there is...More

Thank BrisbaneTraveldoctor
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We kayaked to this beach one morning and enjoyed the beach. I’d like to say it’s tranquil but there were many other kayakers as well as snorkel groups so it was a bit crowded. Fortunately the snorkelers left fairly quickly so it thinned out a...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Like many other place in Perhentian, a wonderful Sea with a loro of fish ti see. All resort offer cheap tour to reach main place where you can swim and do nice snorkeling

Thank Myluggageintheworld
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Another seclude beautiful/amazing snorkelling spot. Water taxi dropped us off and we gave him a time to pick us up and he was very reliable 😊

Thank AnneMarie E
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking. This beach is by far the most beautiful bounty beach I have ever seen. It felt like we were excluded from the rest of all the tourists. There are no restaurants or hostels at this beach. Just sand trees and the sea. So...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Access this beach via boat taxi to snorkel. To view corals swim to the darker areas of the waters. Pack food if you plan to stay for a few hours. Quieter and more relaxing away from the resorts.

Thank tallcherry
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Traveled in July with my family of 5. We were there to experience the Perhentian's world renowned diving and weren't disappointed. Some really great things to see but the best underwater scenery (IMO) was left to the snorkel excursion where we were taken to some...More

Thank OS_HK1
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We did see a turtle! That was fun. All the tourists that surrounded it and were filming it the whole time made it a little sad, felt sorry for the turtle.

1  Thank 64reiziger2017
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22 February 2016|
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Response from saygdaydave |
Turtle beach is situated about .5 km east of perhentian island resort beach on the big island