Travel Blogs from Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil - Could this be paradise?, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Perhentian Kecil - Could this be paradise?

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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You join us on our quest for the perfect beach resort and quite frankly, here it is. Thailand offered some brilliant places like Ko Tao but we never found the one. We stayed on Long Beach which is probably the busiest beach on the two islands but ...

Paradise in the Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Paradise in the Perhentian Islands

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... . The beach was nice, the sea was clear and warm, our chalet was good for the cost, just a few things stopped the Perhentian Islands from being 'paradise'. Mainly an area of sewage and general rubbish tip sat nicely between our chalet and the beach. Also ...

The Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

The Perhentian Islands

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... Belieeeve-able! We've just got back from one of the best days we've had so far - a full-days tour of the Perhentian Islands including a bumper batch of snorkelling around five magical locations, a superb bite to eat on an island paradise and a dip ...

The Monsoon cometh, and a small dose of fury, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

The Monsoon cometh, and a small dose of fury

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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08:51 The monsoon has begun properly now, yesterday it rained very heavily most of the day and as I was completely knackered it wasnt a bad thing because I stayed inside and watched films, but I was stupidly tired all day. I had another early night and ...

In Paradise?...Again?...Surely I'm Not THAT Lucky!, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

In Paradise?...Again?...Surely I'm Not THAT Lucky!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... others had moved room due to that issue. Nonetheless I slept and woke at 9. I figured I'd get up and get going to the perhentian islands asap. Breakfast was apparently included in the room price and so I went off to look for it. No bread, no food, just ...

Doing my Advanced Diving Course, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Doing my Advanced Diving Course

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... did a navigation exercise and swam around a site called T3, or Terumbu Tiga http://www.imagesfromunder.com/dive-asia/malaysia/the-perhentian-islands/terumbu-tiga  these web links actually have some video of the places as I still don't have an ...

We are getting close to finding it!!!!, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

We are getting close to finding it!!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 216; Woke up and it was tipping it down and had some thunder and lightning, a bit of thunder that shook our little hut which was kinda cool, it didn't last long and seemed to pass as quickly as it had came, we went and got some breakfast which was ...

Fish, Fish, Fish...., Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Fish, Fish, Fish....

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... well poo you, freedom, that means we can pretty much go anywhere we want (it was a white women who has obviously come to Malaysia and set up a dive business, who now thinks they own the place along with all the other boats) The left side definitely was ...

4am start,train,taxi,boat & then no room..., Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

4am start,train,taxi,boat & then no room...

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... bit of money. Again trying to do something for tourists that the tourists don't want, but it is only the first time we have had this in Malaysia so not writing it off yet, the taxi ride was ok I think it took a bit longer as the driver decided to take a ...

Perhentian Islands - Welcome to Paradise, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Perhentian Islands - Welcome to Paradise

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

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Having survived the torturous near 24 hour journey from Ko Samui our bags are loaded off the boat and placed upon the sand of Long Beach.  We pay the ferryman 2RM each (under 1 quid), heave up our backpacks and proceed to walk across the beautiful ...

Finding perfection in the Perhentian Islands, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Finding perfection in the Perhentian Islands

A travel blog entry by jamesandjodi

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... , and consist of two relatively small, undeveloped islands which have no roads and no electricity during daylight hours. Pulau Perhentian Kecil, the smaller of the two islands is becoming quite a popular destination for backpackers, so we thought that we ...

Pulau Perhentian, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Perhentian

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... goes further again. Pancakes and tea and smoothies for breakfast in this place cost about a quid. The island we chose is Perhentian Kecil (Small) as apposed to Besur (Big). Besur has more resort-like complexes and is generally more touristy, Kecil has no ...

Padi Perhentian, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Padi Perhentian

A travel blog entry by jenanddanrtw

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... it wasn’t for the cool company at the dive shop and the diving I don’t think we would have stayed very long on Pulau Kecil but we filled our days with diving and after two more days of diving with Nash I had officially passed my PADI open ...

Island Paradise Part II, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Island Paradise Part II

A travel blog entry by trent

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... hour shared taxi ride, a 2 hour wait, and then a 40 minute boat ride to get to the islands! I arrived at Long Beach on Perhentian Kecil and was situated in the midst of the most beautiful ocean colors. The beach is in the shape of a crescent moon with ...

A monster monitor lizard!, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

A monster monitor lizard!

A travel blog entry by lizandgaz

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Woke up to a gorgeous sunrise across the sea.  It wasn't too bad sleeping with just a fan (not aircon) as it does cool down quite a lot over night.  We went down to breakfast in our pyjamas which was toast and jam, not ever so nice but the ...

Giant sea turtles, sharks and stingrays, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Giant sea turtles, sharks and stingrays

A travel blog entry by lizandgaz

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... little yellow fish, it was incredible.  By this time it was getting quite late so we stopped in Fisherman Village on Pulau Perhentian Besar, the big island, and ate delicious sweet and sour prawns and squid with rice.  For the afternoon we went ...

Pulau Perhentian, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Perhentian

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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... nbsp; where we caught a sunrise boat ride to the nearby Perhentian Islands.  We stayed on the smaller of the two, Pulau Perhentian Kecil. This is where most of the budget-minded people stay, and although the beach was beautiful, we would not stay ...

Iskanje Nemota, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Iskanje Nemota

A travel blog entry by bosstone

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Danasnji dan se nama je snorklalo. Cel dan sva prezivela na ladji, v vodi ali pod vodo. Najprej so nas zapeljali na shark reef. En ocenas in v vodo. Barbari je bilo v zacetku malo nelagodno, potem pa je zaplavala za enim majhnim morskim psom in ga ni ...

Paying the price, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Paying the price

A travel blog entry by heatherlindsay

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... Besut to take the last ferry. We had done a little research and decided to stay on the smaller of the two Perhentian Islands (Perhentian Kecil)... it is advertised as having a lot more budget accommodation than the other island. The boat we took over was ...

Climbing, Clownfish & the Club, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Climbing, Clownfish & the Club

A travel blog entry by katycoo

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... and set off on a Monday morning, travelling by car, train, plane, taxi and boat I arrived at the beautiful Perhentian Islands following a tip from the excellent Weeza. The Perhentians set off the east coast of Malaysia are surrounded by incredible and ...

Beach Bums, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Beach Bums

A travel blog entry by reuben_brown

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... stretch of sand. I ordered the Shark and settled back for the two hour wait for our food, never expect anything in a hurry in Malaysia and you will not be disappointed. Steve spotted a lone female traveler who he invited to join us. She turned out to be ...

But roti can you?, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

But roti can you?

A travel blog entry by lizandgaz

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We ate breakfast at Maya again, everyone is so nice here.  Gareth had a mushroom and tomato omelette and Liz had a pineapple roti canai, a Malaysian folded flat bread with the fruit tucked inside, absolutely delicious.  It came with a curry ...

Woah that was rough!, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Woah that was rough!

A travel blog entry by richyallum

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... to as well and hoped to god Qantas was going to pay the costs.  Coral bay is the smaller of the 2 backpacking spots on Perhentian. The larger being Lond Beach on the east side, the boat usually drops people off on the famous long beach but due to the ...

Perhentian Paridiso, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Perhentian Paridiso

A travel blog entry by chris_powell

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I decided to chance it, despite the warnings of the potential monsoon approaching and boy was I rewarded. The Perhentians are so chilled out and so idyllic it's amazing they are not developed than they are (this is a good thing). I had the added bonus of ...

More diving in the Perhentian, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

More diving in the Perhentian

A travel blog entry by kamsani

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The second day, which was our last day unfortunately turned out to be a very nice day. The sun was bright and the water was so warm. The first dive was at Sugar Wreck and it was not the best dive I've ever done. The current was really really strong and ...

Welcome Back Party, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome Back Party

A travel blog entry by mickou

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... ich ja noch leicht verhindert bin: Telefon: 03621 26468 E-Mail: irual(at)gmx.de (meine Mom heisst uebrigens Conny) Malaysia ist uebrigens total toll! Haben wahnsinnig schoene Flecken gesehen! Und hab auch ganz viele Fotos gemacht, die ich dann alle ...

Malaysia, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia

A travel blog entry by finola

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... to do it in Ko Tao as its a popular place to doing but after talking to a few people they recommended to do it on Pulau Perhentian. So after much humming and hawing we ended up signing up for the course, doing it in three days and it was just myself and ...

Snorkelling & Scuba Diving in Paradise!, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Snorkelling & Scuba Diving in Paradise!

A travel blog entry by braynbrooks

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... and all was forgotton as we sped across the aqua blue sea in a speedboat! We went to the smaller of the two islands, Perhentian Kecil and as we stepped on the white sand we realised we had arrived in paradise. The first few nights we stayed in little ...

Please sir can we have some more!!, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Please sir can we have some more!!

A travel blog entry by shunny81

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Alison: The journey to the Perhentian Islands was another uncomfortable affair. The tiny minibus came to collect us at 5am and we managed to squeeze on to what already appeared to be a full bus. Following our pick up though, the driver still managed to ...

It's the destination not the journey, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

It's the destination not the journey

A travel blog entry by benandjosaich

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... we did make it to Kuala Lumpar and we don't seem to have trench foot! Overall I'm not sure if I would recommend the Perhentian Islands. I would probably say only if you love diving or the idea of an island without vehicles. It is expensive, both to ...

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