Pulau Perhentian is an island situated in the east coast of Malaysia under the state of Terengganu.It is situated about a 30 minute speed boat ride from Kuala Besut Jetty.
There are 2 islands here called Pulau Perhentian Kecil (small island) and Pulau Perhentian Besar (big island). Pulau Perhentian basically translates to 'stop island', so called because it was a place used by traders and sea travelers those days as a stopping point.
It's a beautiful island with the only mode of transportation being sea travel on little boats or sampans. These days there are motorized speed boats but there is also a slow ferry still running from the mainland.
Pulau Perhentian is also a protected marine park and it's a divers haven.
Perhentian Kecil is the smaller of the two Perhentian Islands, with the other one called Besar.
Perhentian Kecil is truly paradise on earth. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water ideal …