30 Photos That Will Make You Travel To Perhentian Islands Now

Our photo story… 

Hola travellers… We just got back from Perhentian Islands and we give you 30 reasons (in pictures) to visit these jewels of the ocean yourselves.

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Postcard perfect views

Perhentian Islands have been our favourite islands since our first visit to them in 2015. That’s what made us fall in love with the island life, underwater life and helped us take a step further to get certified. These mesmerizing waters and white sand shores are nothing short of utopia. Read all about the tips and tricks of visiting Perhentian Islands here.

For now, enjoy the photo tour:    

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Welcome to the gorgeous islands
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Transparent waters of Perhentian Islands
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Choose out of Kecil (small) or Besar (big) islands
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A glimpse of Besar
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Boats docked by the bay
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Small ferries and boats are the best means of internal and external commute
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Swimming in the ocean
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The endless stretch of the jungle and ocean
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Of streams and lagoon-like formations
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Wouldn’t you want to curl up in the greens?
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Ready for a jungle trek?
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Carry your hiking gear: good shoes and full-length tracks
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Boats docked by the bay around sunset

We have never been able to convince ourselves to book our stay anywhere besides Bubbles Dive Resort. This beautiful property is in a secluded part of the bigger ‘Besar’ island, where we have the bay to ourselves. Focused diving, certification, tranquillity, good food and a home away from home pretty much sums up why we prefer Bubbles to any other resort.

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Happy Bubbles – such a welcoming place
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The best spot for snorkelling starts here, and diving further ahead
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Where do you want to go?
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The area around the reception
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View from the hammock
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Usual views in the resort
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Boats through tyre swings
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Turtle hatchery and conservation site

Conquering my fear of water and feeding our lust for the underwater world, this is where we got PADI certified. One step led to the other and we went on from Scuba Divers to Open Water Divers. Want to know more? Read our story here.

Psst… The islands remain closed for monsoons from mid-Oct to mid-March. Please check the season before booking your tickets.

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Would you snorkel or dive?
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Diving spots – we have covered most of them by now
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Time to kit up and dive
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Leaving for the 5th dive
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When the gear’s ready for the next dive

Where have these pictures been clicked? -> Perhentian Besar, Bubbles Dive Resort, Boat trip between the islands.

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Turtle Conservation Centre
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Our favourite beach resort
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Tough to bid good-bye

Psst… This is not a sponsored post. We paid for the resort and dives ourselves. We fell in love with it and thought of recommending it to you too. Hope you had a fun tour with us.

Check out our travel & food posts on Instagram.

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23 thoughts on “30 Photos That Will Make You Travel To Perhentian Islands Now

  1. I cannot wait to re-visit, I loved your photos and videos, it is such beautiful paradise island. I think I want to live there forever. It is one of my fav places.

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  2. Wow this is definitely a worth to visit place, I love to travel especially with beaches and animals to see. Perhentian Islands is indeed beautiful, those photos of yours are just stunning, I can sense the fresh experience in here. love you post!

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  3. Oh, nice!! We plan to do AOW sometime and maybe night diving too.. Will check out Redang too.. and you must head to Perhentian during the right season 🙂 (Thanks-let me check)

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  4. This looks like the epitome of an island paradise! A few years back, I was deciding between Redang and Perhentian for diving, but eventually went with Redang because my husband knows the people there. The Perhentian beaches look nicer, though! I think the best diving in Malaysia is in Sipadan still, though you should get your AOW before going. (PS – just emailed you re your Travel and Spice series!)

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