The Perhentian Island

The Perhentian Islands are most visited place in Malaysia. Thousands of travelers come each year from around the world to see a small group of good-looking, coral-fringed islands off the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, close to the Thai border. The Federation of Malaysia situated in Southeast Asia. It is one…

Travel tips – Diving

Diving The coral around the Perhentian Islands is reputedly some of the best on the east coast. If you’re a novice diver you can take an introductory dive, or a complete PADI-course at one of the reliable diving shops (like Turtle Bay Divers or Spice Divers). Eating shark You’ll find shark on the menu at several…

Travel tips

Travel tips Best time to travel Like the rest of the east coast, the best time to visit Perhentian Island is between March – mid October. Most resorts are closed from mid-October due to monsoon season. As these island stays can be booked up months in advance, to avoid disapointment, we advise you to book your trip…

Pulau Perhentian, Terengganu, Malaysia

Pulau Perhentian, meaning ‘stopover island’, is not to be missed. Situated 21km off the coast of Terengganu, it consists of the islands of Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil. Covered by unspoilt jungle, windswept palms, powdery white beaches and surrounded by sapphire blue waters, Pulau Perhentian is a sanctuary for fishermen, migratory birds and…

Kuala Lumpur International Batik 2011

9 December 2011 – 11 December 2011 An event that showcases the multiple dimensions of Batik art and craft, technique and technology, marketing and business to the world. Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Kuala Lumpur Phone: 03 – 8946 0222 Website: Click Here Organiser: Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia (PENYAYANG)

Kuala Lumpur Festival

1 July 2011 – 31 July 2011 An exciting annual event, the Kuala Lumpur Festival features a colourful line-up of activities and performances. Launched in the year 2006, the event has united Malaysians from all walks of life through the spirit of creativity and solidarity. Venue: Kuala Lumpur Organiser: National Department for Culture and Arts…

Perhentian Islands Review

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Malay) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (”Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (”Small Perhentian”). Perhentian Island is an ideal place for snorkeling and scuba diving. The islands have been gazetted…

NO CHANGE TO TOURIST TARGET

KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism Ministry will not adjust its tourist arrival target despite a bleak outlook for the tourism sector in the wake of the twin disasters in Japan and the political upheavals in the Middle East. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen said she was optimistic of achieving the target of 25…