The Perhentian Islands are a small group of islands off the coast of northeastern Malaysia. The two main islands are Pulau Perhentian Besar (Big Perhentian Island) and Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian Island). The islands are surrounded by coral and belongs to a protected marine park which makes it an ideal destination for snorkelers and scuba divers. The small island, Kecil, attracts more budget travellers because of the cheaper accommodation while Besar, the bigger island, are more expensive and caters more for families and those who want to avoid the backpacker party scene.
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