Faces of
Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

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Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Perhentian Island Resort

address: Pulau Perhentian Besar
Resort's Front Desk: Tel: + 609. 6911. 111 / 112 Fax: + 609. 6911. 110 Email:enquiry@perhentianislandresort.net
Kuala Lumpur Sales Office:
Perhentian Island Resort Sdn Bhd, 22nd Floor Menara Promet, Jln Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tel: + 603. 2144. 8530 / 8531, Fax: + 603. 2143. 4984
resort on the big island with its own beach
phone: + 609 6911 111 / 112
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Hotels in in Perhentian Islands
HOSTELS
in Perhentian Islands
Synfony Village
basic chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil
Maya Guesthouse
chalets on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with very good value
Things to do & see
Coral Bay (Teluk Aur)
Smaller Beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets ... more
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
The small (=kecil) island. With plenty of low-priced accommodation the island is a backpackers favorite and can get quite crowded at peak season on Long Beach. ... more