Author: Malaysia Trip
Date of Trip: December 2005
A trip to this exotic tropical island is a must for all nature lovers and those who enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, boating and canoeing.
The Perthentian Islands have wonderful natural environment. Situated 21km off the coast of Terengganu, the Perhentian Islands consist of two islands, Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil, which are revered by sunbathers. A trip to these exotic tropical islands is a must for all nature lovers and those who enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, boating, and canoeing. They are surrounded by a virgin jungle, swaying palm trees, white sandy beaches, warm sapphire blue waters, and a colorful coral garden.
Perhentian Islands are renowned as one of Malaysia’s marine paradises. The Pulau Besar and Pulau Kecil, two main islands, are heavily forested and ringed with sandy beaches typical of tropical islands. Accommodations for visitors are predominantly aimed at budget travellers and are mostly on the larger Pulau Perhentian Besar, which not only has wonderful beaches but also forest trails over the hills.
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