Faces of
Malaysia
Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Twin Pines Guesthouse

address: No 2, Jalan Mentigi, 39000 Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. Tel: (+605) 4912169, (+6019) 5101777, Email: twinpinech@hotmail.com
guesthouse in Tanah Ratah, RM12 - RM75
phone: (+605) 4912169, (+6019) 5101777
website: click here


Single, Attic - RM12
Double, Attic - RM20
Triple, Attic - RM30
Quad, Attic - RM40
Double - RM25-RM30
Triple - RM30-RM35
Quad - RM40-RM45
Double with shower - RM50-60
Triple with shower - RM65-RM75

Hotels in in Cameron Highlands
HOSTELS
in Cameron Highlands
Father’s Guesthouse
Guesthouse in Tanah Rata, Peaceful setting, surrounded by gardens & jungle on a private hill, RM10-100
MNS-BOH Field Study Centry
The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has 3 wooden houses up on the hills in the estate and that you can rent out. It′s about 2km past the BOH Tea Factory. They have chalets which are 4 units in a long-house.
Things to do & see
Butterfly Farm
The Butterfly Farm is located around the Kea Farm area north of Brinchang (town north of Tanah Ratah) showing, besides butterflies, a wide variety of plants, flowers, insects and reptiles. Best to to visit with an experienced guide otherwise you miss a lot of interesting things. ... more
Rose Centre
extensive flower garden in a beautiful setting offering good views ... more