Pulau Perhentian tour packages & holidays
Located on the east coast of Malaysia, Pulau Perhentian is a natural beauty with white coral sandy beaches. The island is divided into two; Large Perhentian and Small Perhentian.
Pulau Perhentian is Malaysia's perfect destination for holiday makers who love leisure and beach life. The serene azure shores provide the perfect atmosphere for beach fun. Underneath the clear water is an amazing marine life and corals, a reason to come back again and again. Perhentian Island is known for blue seas, palm trees, white sands and good food, especially fresh fish. From the spectacular beaches, get out to the virgin jungle and enjoy an exciting trekking adventure. Popular tourist activities include swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. Other fun activities are banana boat riding, fishing, canoeing and camping.
Most accommodation places are found on Perhentian Besar, the large island. On the picturesque beaches lie simple chalets and average luxurious resorts. During your holiday, you will be lucky to come across shy wildlife like squirrels, fruit bats, monitor lizards and mouse deer. Crystal clear waters and scuba diving form the major attractions in Pulau Perhentian. Turtle conservation is another attraction that you should not leave the island without experiencing. Pulau Perhentian is home to over 300 nesting of Hawkbill Sea and Green turtles. There is also a turtle hatchery for conserving the endangered species.
Like with other east coast islands, Pulau Perhentian is affected by the eastern monsoon. It is best to schedule your holiday between March and October when the seas are not rough and resorts are open. Water axis and walking are the only means of transport in the Island. There are many walking tracks which connect the beaches.
During peak season from May to August, it is best to book everything; from air ticket to accommodation, before you travel to Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia.