Snorkeling off Pulau Perhentian Besar

We started the tour at the point of sharks and I confess that I did not had courage to jump from boat, but the bravest of the group jumped and claim they have seen big sharks. I think I had a wise decision. The … Continue reading “Snorkeling off Pulau Perhentian Besar”

Pulau Perhentian Besar, the island where alcohol does not enter

Most part of Malaysian are muslim, so to acquire alcohol is not easy. As I had read reviews of this difficulty, the men in the group decided to buy beers before embarking. They bought a pack of 36 beers for 2400 … Continue reading “Pulau Perhentian Besar, the island where alcohol does not enter”

Coral View Resort: the right choice

We stayed at the Coral View Island Resort, a small hotel consisting of bungalows on the beach, for which we paid 655oMYR = 181 usd for 3 nights, double room with air conditioning, but without breakfast, which did not make much … Continue reading “Coral View Resort: the right choice”

Pulau Perhentian Besar, the best snorkeling in Malaysia

Pulau Perhentian is an island formed by two islands, the Perhentian Besar (area quieter and more for couples) and Perhentian Kecil (island busiest and most visited by backpackers. Important note: There is only ATM on the island) Getting there: Flight … Continue reading “Pulau Perhentian Besar, the best snorkeling in Malaysia”