Perhentian Islands (4D3N)
Get away from it all and head on over to your very own island getaway at the Perhentian Islands!
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If you are looking for respite from the chaotic madness and monotony of hectic modern life, then stop over at the Perhentian Islands. These twin islands just off the coast of Kelantan state have long offered travellers a glimpse into the simple pleasures of life, being a traditional stopover for ancient traders sailing between Bangkok and the kingdoms in Malaysia. Although much in the world has changed, the beautiful islands have remained the same, and continue to astound visitors with the beauty of its lush forests and its vibrant blue waters. The tranquil atmosphere and the languid and carefree pace of life on these islands are just the tonic for a world weary soul.
Day 1: Arrival at Perhentian Island
Leave the world behind as you arrive at Sultan Ismail Petra Airport at the outskirts of Kota Bharu. Relax and enjoy the view of the countryside as you make your way to Kuala Besut Jetty, where a boat awaits to take you to your destination, the Perhentian Islands. Unwind after a day of travel after checking in at Perhentian Island Resort on the larger island.
Day 2 and 3: At Perhentian Islands
Visit the many dive sites and snorkelling areas around the islands. Explore beautiful coral gardens and get acquainted with the many marine creatures that inhabit the undersea kingdom. Return to shore and bask in the sun on pristine sandy beaches, undisturbed and squirreled away from the distractions of modern life.
Explore the islands on nature hikes that take you into lush forests filled with a variety of wildlife and go kayaking along the coast of the islands. You can even try out a unique fishing experience: squid jiggling with local fishermen. Learn the traditional technique used by fishermen and be pleasantly surprised at how effective it is when you snare some of these tentacled delicacies!
Day 4: Depart Perhentian Island
Take a morning stroll through the tranquil beach and let the waves wash your footprints away before leaving the island. You return refreshed and ready for the world as you depart from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport at Kota Bharu.