PERHENTIAN KECIL

Perhentian Kecil, off the northeastern coast of Malaysia, is one of the most popular backpacker islands in Southeast Asia. Smaller and slightly rowdier of the two¬†Perhentian Islands, Perhentian Kecil is a place to come for excellent diving, sunbathing, and socializing with other budget travelers. Warm, turquoise water full of marine life splashes onto white sand…

Historical reviews of Perhentian Island

The¬†Perhentian Islands (pronounced Perhen-TEE-AHN, not Perhen-SHEN) lay approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The name Perhentian means “stopping point” in Malay. This is because the islands became a staging point used by traders traveling…