Faces of
Malaysia
Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Pulau Perhentian Besar

Pulau-Perhentian-Besar-Big-Island.jpg, 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.
Coral view beach
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.
  • the "besar" in Pulau Perhentian Besar means "big" in Malay


dive and snorkel spots
dive and snorkel spots around the Pulau Perhentian Besar

 

Accommodations in Pulau Perhentian Besar

Perhentian Island Resort

only resort on a beautiful beach on the big island

Resort

The Barat Perhentian

Budget Resort on the big island

Resort, Bungalows

New Cocohut Chalet

resort on Coral View Beach

Resort

D’RAII Chalet

Tuna Bay, Perhentian Island Besar

Budget Resort

Suhaila Palace

Tuna Bay, Perhentian Island Besar

Budget Resort

Tuna Bay Island Resort

Tuna Bay, Perhentian Island Besar

Resort

Flora Bay 2

Flora Bay, Pulau Perhentian Besar

Budget Resort

Jurukir Dive Resort

Flora Bay, Pulau Perhentian Besar

Budget Resort

Flora Bay 1

Flora Bay, Pulau Perhentian Besar

Budget Resort

Samudra Beach Chalet

Flora Bay, Pulau Perhentian Besar

Resort


Hotels in Perhentian Islands

Rock Garden Village

Chalets on the most southern edge of Long Beach, Pulau Perhentian Kecil. One of the cheapest option on the Perhentians.

Butterfly Chalets

basic chalets on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with magnificent 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

Long Beach (Pasir Panjang), Perhentian Islands

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

Attractions

Old Railway Station, Kuala Lumpur

The old railway station is a moorish-style structure that was built in 1910. Long-distance train don't stop here anymore but at the nearby KL Sentral station.

Pudu Market, Kuala Lumpur

Wet Market und Market for cheap items of all kinds, especially aquarium and hi-fi equipment along Jalan Pasar in the Pudu area.