Situated 20 km off
the coast of Terengganu, the Perhentian group of islands comprises
of Pulau Perhentian Besar, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Pulau Rawa, Pulau
Serenggeh, Pulau Susu Dara Besar and Pulau Susu Dara Kecil. 'Perhentian'
when translated from the Malay language means stop over. Dive
operators and resorts are located on both Pulau Perhentian Besar
and Pulau Perhentian Kecil offering various styles of accommodation
to suit the visitor's budget and dive packages. A hop over to these
enchanting islands will reward every visitor with the breathtaking
view of their natural beauty - countless coconut trees lining their
un-spoilt and pure white sandy beaches.
As most of
Perhentian Besar's interior is covered by virgin tropical jungle,
hiking and trekking are there possible recreational pursuits. A
luxury resort here can be booked for accommodation .At trip to this
lush and exotic tropical island is a must for all nature lovers and
those who enjoy scuba diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing,
swimming, wind surfing, sailing, boating and canoeing.
Claimed to be one
of the best getaway beaches in the world among travellers and
tourist. Long beaches (locally known as Pasir Panjang) prides itself
with long stretch of sandy beach of fine sand with crystal clear
water up to a depth of 20ft. Calm waters make you feel as you are in
a very large swimming pool !.
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Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
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