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Perhentian Islands

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Relaxed place (book accommodation in advance!)

It's a relaxed place to stay, nice beach (not so much shade), but for your own comfort: please do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Crystal waters - a place not to be missed!

One of the highlight of our travels around Malaysia with wonderfully clear waters to snorkel in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“long beach” (29 reviews)
“small island” (12 reviews)
“coral view” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a relaxed place to stay, nice beach (not so much shade), but for your own comfort: please do book your stay in advance! We could only book 1 night in advance (Coral beach), the rest was already occupied. However, we heard you don't need...More

1  Thank 64reiziger2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the highlight of our travels around Malaysia with wonderfully clear waters to snorkel in! The two islands, which are reached by ferry, are very different. We stayed on the small island, visiting different beaches on both islands, via the numerous water taxis. Lovely...More

Thank Summer1London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These really are beautiful islands. The beaches are stunning, so peaceful. Snorkelling and swimming is the most energetic things we did for our 8 day break here. Worth the journey.

1  Thank MaryAnnDorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have some advices for people who would like to travel to Perhentian Islands. And i hope they might be useful to some people :) 1. I took a flight from KL to Kota Bharu. I met people who took a flight to Kuala Terengganu...More

4  Thank SugarRichie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive at Khota Baru airport, don't look after any Uber driver because there are none. When you are going out of the airport, you have minibuses (white and green) which go to Perhentians but the seats are reserved for passengers who have a...More

11  Thank berver65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perhentian Island is one of the most beautiful islands in Malaysia. I visited it with my wife and it was a sort of belated honeymoon for us. Perhentian has crystal clear waters with white sandy beaches. There are two main island. Pulau Kecil and Pulau...More

1  Thank TabraizFeham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Perhentian Islands consist of two islands: Kecil ("The Little") and Besar ("The Great"). Kecil is the obvious choice for backpackers while Besar attracts more couples and newlyweds, as the quality of accommodation is higher and the atmosphere is somewhat more relaxed. Both islands offer...More

8  Thank MatsSamaras
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Remember that a review is a sum of one persons experience at that particular time and you must only see the value in that. Date Travelled 9th June 2017 (During Ramadan). First of all how did we choose this magical place to visit after all...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Nice beaches and snorkel but expensive, limited dining options, no tourist attractions. Walked kecil. That was nice. Seen read sharks, fish, said, turtle. More turtles to see in Gill islands Indonesia and less expensive. It was £6 a night when 3 of us shared bed...More

1  Thank Eva C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Nice crystal clear beaches, not much turistic attractions, very limited restaurants options but if you look for the ultimate wild island experience, this is the right place! best seasos to go is from March to late October 🌴😎

Thank fraimpe83
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Elaine H
12 July 2017|
Response from CKTKWORLD | Reviewed this property |
We drank bottled water. But the water is safe to brush your teeth with and doesn't taste too bad either. SO the answer is yes the water is safe to drink.