Soak up the sun

Embark on an incredible journey of discovery with our carefully selected sea and shore Leisure Experiences, designed to capture the natural beauty of Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) and what lies beneath the waves. All experiences are entirely dependent upon prevailing tides, weather and local happenings. Please contact our Leisure Experience Desk for further details. Advance booking is highly recommended.

Scuba Diving

Below the surface of the azure sea lies an abundant coral reef ecosystem native to the surrounding waters of Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) and its neighbouring islands of Lang Tengah and Redang. Home to fish, turtles and other marine life indigenous to this slice of paradise, the colourful backdrop makes it one of Malaysia’s most popular scuba diving destinations.

Get in touch with our sister company, Universal Diver, and choose from a full range of dive courses and fun diving experiences that meets all your diving needs.


Whether you choose to delve into the fascinating world of ocean life around Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) or spend the day exploring the beautiful islands of Lang Tengah and Redang, you can rest assured of a truly enjoyable snorkelling experience.

Beach & Island Hopping

Escape to the islands of Perhentian and marvel at the unparalleled beauty of the pristine white sandy beaches that are perfect for swimming, snorkelling, or even a castaway experience on a secluded beach.

Sea kayaking

Kayak along the beautiful stretch of coastline around Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) in warm, clear blue waters. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a sea turtle swimming to the surface to breathe.


Designated as a marine park, the sea waters around Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) are protected to conserve and manage the marine ecosystem, particularly coral reefs. As fishing is not allowed here, boats are available for charter for deep sea fishing expeditions during the day and night.

Jungle Trekking

Just steps away from the sandy beach lies a nature lover’s paradise. Enticing you to explore its hidden secrets, the lush tropical rainforest surrounding Alunan Resort is home to a host of butterflies, forest birds, wild orchids and native flora and fauna.

From our resort, enjoy a 20-minute walk to the main fishing village of Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian Island) which provides a pleasant trail for an opportunity to spot monitor lizards. Or take a longer walk from our beach (Petani Beach) towards Long Beach to discover secluded beaches whilst crossing paths with big spiders, monitor lizards and perhaps a wild monkey or two.

Explore Pulau Perhentian Besar (Big Perhentian Island) from the Perhentian Island Resort beach towards Arwana Jetty on foot and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the vast ocean from the hilltop and catch a glimpse of wild monkeys and other exciting wildlife as you hike through this jungle trail to feed your spirit of adventure.

Village Dinner

Experience a glimpse of authentic village life at the Fisherman Village, as you explore the local school, visit a kampung (village) house, learn to tie a sarong and enjoy a simple yet delicious, home-cooked meal prepared by the village women.