Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
Ranked #1 in Malaysia tourism. Perhentian Islands are fringed by white sand beach. In Malay “Perhentian” means “Stopping Point” and there are 2 main islands, which are Big Perhentian (Perhentian Besar) and Small Perhentian (Perhentian Kecil).
Perhentian Islands Attractions & Activities
The reefs and crystal clear waters are home to a wide range of sea turtles, coral, jelly fish, reef fish and small sharks. The water is shallow in most of the beaches in these islands. Snorkeling, swimming and scuba diving are the popular activities that can be enjoyed in these islands. Camping, fishing, banana boat riding, jungle trekking and canoeing are also available here. If you walk through the jungle, you may spot fruit bats, elusive mouse deer and squirrels.