Faces of
Malaysia
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.

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.

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Coral Bay (Teluk Aur)

address: West Coast, Pulau Perhentian Kecil
perhentian-islands-coral-bay-3.jpg, beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets
Coral Bay view
beach on the small Island, more relaxed and quite with excellent snorkel and dive spots and great sun sets
  • Coral Bay is located  on the western side (sunset) of the Pulau Perhentian Kecil (the small island)
  • it is located just opposite Long Beach, which can be reached by foot (15min jungle trek to the other side of the island)

location Coral Bay
location of Coral Bay on the small island

 

Accommodations in Coral Bay (Teluk Aur)

Quiver Dive Team Perhentian Dorm

Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Islands

Hostel

Ombak Resort Perhentian Island

Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Islands

Resort

Orang Hutan Camping

a camp in the jungle

Hostel


Related Places

Long Beach (Pasir Panjang)

Most popular beach on the small Island for backpackers with many chalets and restaurants, snorkel spots right at the beach

Hotels in Perhentian Islands

Mohsin Chalet & Cayaku Restaurant

Chalets and Restaurant on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with the best views over the beach.

Panorama Chalets and Restaurant

Chalets on Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with a good restaurant and a dive shop

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.

Attractions

Menara KL (KL Tower), Kuala Lumpur

Menara KL or KL Tower, with a height of 421m, is the 7th tallest tower in the world. As it is built on hill, the observation decks offers higher ground than the Twin Towers and the best views in town.

Sunway Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur

Sunway Lagoon is a major amusement park in Petaling Jaya (PJ), just south of KL. It is located just next to Sunway Pyramide shopping mall and consists of a large water fun park and amusement park, extreme park, wildlife park, scream park.