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Perhentian Islands

Ultimate guide (November 2019)
Perhentian Islands - two small islands with best beaches in Malaysia. Tourist infrastructure is relatively undeveloped, which contributes to the conservation of nature in its original state. However you will find everything you need for a perfect holiday. The best beaches are on the Big Island, while Small Island is more funny. Beach and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]

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This island ranks #4 of the "Best islands in Southeast Asia"
Rating: 8.9 - 855 votes [vote]
Coordinates: 5.907275, 102.742804
See also: Best beaches in Perhentian Islands

Hotels [edit]

Each island has a dozen hotels of a very basic quality. In top season, it's highly recommended to book hotel in advance.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Kuala Lumpur international airport (KUL). Then fly by local plane to Kota Bharu airport (KBR). Then take a taxi to the pier of Kuala Besut town. Boat ride to the island will take 20 minutes.

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When to go [edit]

From March to August.

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[2017-09-11] Hank

60 RM per day is really very old fares. As for now, you should be ready to pay 75-100 RM per day. Plus the beer 0.33 = 10-12 MR.

[2017-09-11] Ibrahim

How much is it now full board meal plan in Perhentians? I know that 10 years ago it was about 60 ringgits per day.

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