THE ISLANDS OF PERHENTIAN
Experience the idyllic island life
Warm and welcoming, a ray of sunlight peeks through soft cotton clouds floating in an endless sky of blue while a cool breeze gently wraps itself around two idyllic coral islands covered in soft white sand and crystal clear waters. The air is immersed in the aroma of exotic flowers and the refreshing scent of a lush tropical rainforest. The murmur of the ocean is heard as gentle waves softly lap the shore.
Situated 25km off the coast of Terengganu on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the Perhentian Islands consist of two inhabited islands – Pulau Perhentian Besar (Big Perhentian Island) and Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian Island). Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) which means ‘stopping point’ is the perfect place for weary travellers to enjoy a time of rest, relaxation and rejuvenation while immersed in the unspoiled natural beauty of this remote island hideaway.
Alunan Resort, Pulau Perhentian’s only contemporary resort is located on the south of Pulau Perhentian Kecil, where the natural beauty and laid back atmosphere of this charming tropical paradise provides a quiet retreat from the stress and routine of daily life.
Ranked No. 13 on CNN’s list of the World’s 100 Best Beaches, the blue waters off Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian Island) is teeming with marine life such as sea turtles and baby sharks. A sanctuary for the senses, Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Islands) provides a respite for couples and families looking to unwind by the beach and enjoy some time out snorkelling, scuba diving, island cruising, kayaking, and deep sea fishing.