Faces of
Malaysia
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

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.

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Watercolours Paradise Resort

address: Watercolours Paradies Resort, Seberang Genting, Lot 136, Pulau Perhentian Besar, 22300 Kuala Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia
Postal Address: Watercolours Resorts and Dive Centre, Sek 4, No. 135, Jalan Kebun Sultan, 15350 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Reservations & Enquiries tel: +60 9 6911 850 / +60 13 9525 182
Paradise Resort & Dive Centre tel: +60 9 6911 852 / +60 19 9811 852
Impiani Resort (small island): +60 9 6911 850 / +60 19 9113 852
affordable chalets on the big island (Pulau Perhentian Besar) with a dive centre

Watercolours Paradise Resort contact information

phone: +609 6911 852 / +6019 9811852
website

Watercolours Paradise Resort prices / booking

RM60 - RM130

Price Range

Hotels in Perhentian Islands

Chempaka Chalets

Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Senja Bay Resort

Budget Resort on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with good views

Attractions

Coral Bay (Teluk Aur), Perhentian Islands

beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets

Pulau Perhentian Besar, Perhentian Islands

The slightly bigger island offers more expensive resort style accommodation. For family travellers or those who like it more quiet and have an extra Ringgit to spend.